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AWS EC2 Instance File Backup?

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I have a windows EC2 server that I need to implement file level backup.  I have the product Backup Assist.   In my previous server, I used to backup to a NAS RAID system.    Now, we are using Amazon EC2 instance and I am wondering where I can backup to?   I feel if I attach an S3 (?) storage drive that I could backup to this drive.   If the server fails, wouldn't I be able to detach the S3 drive and attach it to another server to recover files?   Any suggestions appreciated, but please be very clear, I am not an expert with servers or Amazon.
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