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Category: Management Tools

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Discovering and Reporting on Agile Assets with AWS Systems Manager

Hundreds of large enterprises rely on Cognizant’s ability to provide customized cloud management platform capabilities with a differentiated experience. When it comes to managing workloads across hybrid and heterogeneous cloud environments, a key challenge is dealing with asset tracking. This includes software and hardware inventory. To address this growing need of managing and reporting asset details, Cognizant uses AWS Systems Manager, which gives you visibility and control of your infrastructure on AWS.

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Simplifying Hybrid Cloud Management Using AWS Systems Manager Run Command

AWS Systems Manager simplifies hybrid cloud management and is a valuable resource for quickly accessing operational insights and taking action in both AWS and on-premises environments. Learn how APN Premier Consulting Partner Onica leverages AWS Systems Manager for, and explore how you organizations can utilize Systems Manager to simplify hybrid environment operations, enabling you to significantly reduce operational overhead and manual procedures.

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Enforce Centralized Tag Compliance Using AWS Service Catalog, DynamoDB, Lambda, and CloudWatch Events

Some customers have a central database where they keep tag values, and they want to enforce tags at provisioning using the tag enforcement capability of AWS Service Catalog. In this post, we’ll show you how to implement tag options so the tag option library is automatically updated when new tags are added to Amazon DynamoDB. Using this solution ensures that all the AWS Service Catalog products launched by end users will be automatically tagged with a standard set of values defined by your organization.

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Building Self-Healing Infrastructure-as-Code with Dynatrace, AWS Lambda, and AWS Service Catalog

In this post, we demonstrate how using Dynatrace, AWS Lambda, and AWS Service Catalog, customers can build a workflow to initiate the required incident response action to the problems detected by Dynatrace AI, which detects and triggers a problem notification when an end user is impacted with the real user experience, service level agreements (SLAs), or service availability due to the underlying system resources. Dynatrace is an AWS Competency Partner.

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How to Centralize SSH Key Management with Userify and AWS CloudFormation

As teams begin to build their architecture on AWS, the question often arises about how to manage access control to all of their instances. Userify solves this problem quickly and easily by providing Userify Cloud or, for self-hosting, a single instance or multi-Availability Zone cluster that runs in your Amazon VPC. Userify Cloud is a fully managed service that can be used across your VPCs and AWS accounts with no installation needed.

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How to Monitor and Analyze AWS Managed Microsoft AD Security Logs Using Amazon CloudWatch and Splunk

AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory (AWS Managed Microsoft AD) makes it possible for you to monitor and analyze security events of your directory in near real-time. In this post, we show you an example of how to detect and respond to unauthorized or unusual activity. We’ll also explore how to monitor and create near-real-time alerts for account lockouts in your AWS Managed Microsoft AD using Amazon CloudWatch Logs and Splunk.

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Why Even the Pros Need a Cloud Management Solution to Optimize Cost and Performance

It’s easy for vendors to get caught up in the needs of their customers that they forget to tend to their own needs. When CloudCheckr was a young startup, we admittedly had to make a deliberate effort to focus on leveraging all our platform has to offer. The results were as significant for CloudCheckr as they were for our clients. Identifying a Cloud Management Platform that’s available as a SaaS enables you to get started immediately with no overhead and nothing to install, including no agents.

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How Spring Venture Group Uses AWS Service Catalog to Launch Amazon ECS Clusters

Spring Venture Group reached out to APN Premier Partner Logicworks to architect and manage their AWS deployment. Their developers were comfortable building and deploying containers in their on-premises environment, but were eager to get greater agility and flexibility on AWS. Running AWS Service Catalog and Amazon ECS has created a reliable, stable deployment pipeline, resulting in hundreds of hours saved for their engineering team each month.

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Introducing the AWS Cloud Management Tools Competency Program

Ensuring customers can effectively manage their AWS environments is critical to enabling a successful cloud strategy. Common customer feedback that we hear includes difficulties maintaining control of their AWS environments and managing spend to realize full return on investment. To help customers address these challenges, we are excited to announce the AWS Cloud Management Tools Competency Program.

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How AWS Cloud Management Tools Competency Partners Help Customers Realize Full ROI

Launch Partners in the AWS Cloud Management Tools Competency Program have built solutions on AWS that enable customers’ cloud strategies by delivering operations and governance best practices. CMT Competency Partners help customers confidently manage and optimize AWS environments using a “guardrails” approach while continuously monitoring for opportunities to improve efficiency. Here are a few customer stories from APN Partners Cloudability, GoClouds Data, Moogsoft, and Turbonomic.

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