AWS Secrets Manager announces 99.99% Service Level Agreement
Today, AWS announces an updated Service Level Agreement (SLA) for [AWS Secrets Manager](https://aws.amazon.com/secrets-manager/), which promises a stronger availability commitment. AWS will use commercially reasonable efforts to make AWS Secrets Manager available with a Monthly Uptime Percentage for each AWS Region, during any monthly billing cycle, of at least 99.99% (the “Service Commitment”). In the event AWS Secrets Manager does not meet the Service Commitment, you will be eligible to receive a Service Credit as described in the [AWS Secrets Manager SLA](https://aws.amazon.com/secrets-manager/sla/). AWS Secrets Manager enables you to retrieve and manage secrets such as database credentials and API keys throughout their lifecycle. AWS Secrets Manager also makes it easier to follow the security best practice of using short-term secrets by rotating secrets safely on a schedule that you determine. This SLA for AWS Secrets Manager is now available in all public AWS Regions. For a list of AWS Regions, where AWS Secrets Manager is available, see the [AWS Region table](https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/global-infrastructure/regional-product-services/). You can learn more about AWS Secrets Manager and [get started today](https://aws.amazon.com/secrets-manager/getting-started/).