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Category: Management Tools

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AWS Control Tower Best Practices for AWS Solution Providers

As AWS Control Tower is adopted more and more, it’s important that AWS Consulting Partners within the AWS Solution Provider Program can leverage the multi-account benefits Control Tower offers. Learn how the Solution Provider Program is flexible in the types of customer models it allows. This flexibility serves the end customer’s business needs. However, AWS Partners must take care in how they architect AWS Organizations for their customers, which directly impacts the use of Control Tower.

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How TalaTek Uses Amazon CloudWatch for Security Information and Event Management

Learn how TalaTek uses Amazon CloudWatch as an alternative to traditional SIEM solutions with the same functionality. CloudWatch gives TalaTek system-wide visibility, allowing them to monitor their AWS-based SaaS solution, the TalaTek Intelligent Governance and Risk Integrated Solution (TiGRIS). CloudWatch helps TalaTek keep TiGRIS running efficiently while allowing us to meet FedRAMP logging requirements.

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Using Cloudwiry to Optimize Costs and Modernize Your Stack By Leveraging AWS

Application modernization requires a holistic approach, and Cloudwiry enables optimization and modernization of cloud deployments by evaluating AWS services involved. Learn how the Cloudwiry Enterprise platform can help your organization make informed decisions about application modernization. This post also takes a deeper look into specific examples of how Cloudwiry has helped customers optimize their cloud usage on AWS.

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Enhance Security and Amazon EC2 Visibility with BMC Helix Discovery and AWS Systems Manager

Moving to the cloud and managing a hybrid infrastructure requires a deep and detailed understanding of what you have and how each component relates to the rest. Learn how the new integration between BMC Helix Discovery and AWS Systems Manager simplifies the overall discovery process with increased security scanning and comprehensive, dynamic mapping across complex, multi-cloud environments and infrastructure. As a result, IT teams can increase visibility, improve security, and gain the insights they need.

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Using AWS CloudFormation Modules to Improve Enterprise Security

Dive deep on AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) permissions and how the principle of least privilege can be best achieved when using AWS CloudFormation, and more specifically CloudFormation Modules, to provision resources on AWS. CloudFormation Modules are a way to package resource configurations for inclusion across stack templates, in a transparent, manageable, and repeatable way.

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Governance in the AWS Cloud: The Right Balance Between Agility and Safety

Cloud infrastructure provides more agility than traditional IT, meaning organizations must think differently about how they design, build, and manage applications. Cloud resources need a stronger integration between IT and organizational governance, as builders need to be able to operate in a cloud environment that’s agile and safe. Hear from APN Ambassador Paolo Latella, who introduces a decentralized model of cloud governance that can help you strike the right balance between agility and safety.

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How to Automate Cost and Performance Improvement Through gp3 Upgrades Using AWS Systems Manager

Automatically identifying and upgrading existing SSD volumes to take advantage of the new gp3 general purpose volumes for Amazon EBS can help organizations reduce storage costs. Learn how to upgrade your existing gp2 volumes, without interruption, to the next generation of general purpose SSD volumes using AWS Systems Manager. This a core component of nubeGo’s Cloud Managed Service (NCMS) which helps customers automate cost savings, security guardrails, and compliance requirements with minimal effort.

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How Tech Mahindra Approaches Cost Optimization and Governance Using AWS Native Services

Cloud cost governance ensures customers are availing all potential services, tools, and resources to continuously track, optimize, and control their overall cloud spend. Learn how Tech Mahindra achieved one customer’s goal of cloud finance using cost management best practices along with AWS native tools and techniques. Tech Mahindra worked closely with the customer’s IT, engineering, and finance teams to understand their existing cloud governance model and issues.

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Unifying Cloud Infrastructure and Application Performance Data with AppDynamics and Amazon CloudWatch

AppDynamics (part of Cisco) is an application and business performance monitoring solution that allows you to prioritize your workflows with unified visibility, ensuring your cloud-native apps deliver business value in production. AppDynamics can now retrieve data from Amazon CloudWatch metrics via an AWS metric retrieval API endpoint called GetMetricData, enabling you to pull as many as 500 different metrics in a single request, with a total of 100,800 data points per call.

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How to Automate and Simplify Ongoing Adherence to the AWS Well-Architected Framework Using Coral

Continuity Software helps enterprises achieve resilience in their IT environments, drastically reducing outages, and protecting data before it is lost, damaged, stolen, or unrecoverable. Learn how Continuity’s Coral solution automates adherence to all five pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. This ensures environments adhere to the best practices to drive better outcomes for workloads while helping customers avoid disruptions.

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