AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
Category: Management Tools
Get Dynamic Insights into Your Cloud with an Application-Centric View
Relevance Lab is a platform-led services company specializing in cloud, DevOps and automation, analytics, and digital transformation. RLCatalyst AppInsights from Relevance Lab is a product complementing the AWS Service Catalog AppRegistry to provide application-centric views of cloud resources combining infrastructure, applications, and services. It supports a dynamic CMDB for operational excellence and cost governance in ServiceNow. The application is available at ServiceNow Store at no additional cost.
Seamless Transition from an AWS Landing Zone to AWS Control Tower
A well-architected multi-account AWS environment helps businesses use AWS to migrate, modernize, and innovate faster. Many customers currently using the self-managed AWS Landing Zone solution are looking to transition to AWS Control Tower to gain additional benefits. This post describes a strategic collaboration between Tech Mahindra, AWS, and a customer in Africa to transition from AWS Landing Zone to the AWS Control Tower environment.
How Better Tagging Can Help Organizations Optimize Expenses and Improve ROI
Tagging helps organizations optimize expenses while improving the ROI of their cloud deployments and providing an effective means of allocating expenses to the correct cost centers. Tagbot is a simple tool that uses AI/ML to expose the tag coverage in your AWS environment. Built by TrackIt and available on AWS Marketplace, Tagbot addresses the business impact associated with how well-tagged your infrastructure is.
Hosting IBM i and AIX Systems with Low-Latency Connectivity to AWS with Connectria
Customers with IBM i and AIX environments are keen to accelerate their modernization with AWS. By reducing complexity or cost, customers can benefit from a low latency, hybrid solution that enables new use cases derived from the connectivity between managed IBM i/AIX and AWS. Connectria is an AWS Migration Competency Partner and audited MSP that provides a fully managed hosting service for IBM i and AIX systems.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.