AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Storage

Splunk_AWS Solutions

How to Reduce AWS Storage Costs for Splunk Deployments Using SmartStore

It can be overwhelming for organizations to keep pace with the amount of data being generated by machines every day. There’s a great deal of meaningful information that can be extracted from data, but companies need software vendors to develop tools that help. In this post, learn about Splunk SmartStore and how it helps customers to reduce storage cost in a Splunk deployment on AWS. Many customers are using SmartStore to reduce the size of Amazon EBS volumes and moving data to Amazon S3.

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Nasuni_AWS Solutions

How to Get the Global Scalability of AWS Storage at Local Speed with Nasuni

Being able to access files via standard file protocols from one or more locations is important to many organizations. With Nasuni, all data is stored on Amazon S3, enabling customers to have access to their data anywhere over standard file protocols using many of the NAS features they’re used to at local performance, without having to maintain full replicas of the data in each location. Nasuni also has a control plane running on AWS that enables functionality such as global file locking.

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How Customers Can Run and Protect Workloads with AWS Storage Partner Solutions

Complementing AWS native services, APN Storage Partners are dedicated to helping customers move and store data of all types. APN Storage Partners have the expertise and experience to asses, deploy, upgrade, and manage storage-centric solutions across many use cases. As AWS continues to release new storage services and features, APN Partners are quick to follow suit with innovative solutions leveraging those new services and features, providing ever-more choice and flexibility to customers.

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Storing and Sharing Files with Amazon FSx in a VMware Cloud on AWS Environment

One advantage of VMware Cloud on AWS is being able to leverage native AWS services and integrating them back into your software defined data center (SDDC). Amazon FSx automates administration tasks such as hardware provisioning, software configuration, patching, and backups. This post describes how you can take advantage of Amazon FSx in your SDDC. We’ll deploy a fully managed, shared Windows file system with Amazon FSx for Windows File Server and mount it to virtual machines running in your SDDC.

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Building a Data Lake Foundation for Salesforce in AWS

Data is one of the most important assets FinancialForce customers have, and business applications in particular hold an enormous amount of vital data. Tapping into this can mean the difference between a well-run and world-class business. FinancialForce provides solutions on top of the Salesforce platform for core business functionalities, such as financial management and professional services automation. Learn how FinancialForce unlocks the potential of data by integrating between AWS and Salesforce.

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How to Backup and Recover an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) with N2WS

Amazon VPCs are an essential part of any cloud-first networking strategy. Subnet and routing table configurations, along with security settings, are at risk from day-to-day operational errors. N2WS offers a backup solution that takes the guesswork and manual labor out of backing up and recovering Amazon VPC configurations, with the ability to automatically restore across AWS Regions and accounts. N2WS is an AWS Storage Competency Partner.

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AWS Solution Space Expands with Solutions from APN Storage Partners

AWS gives you reliable, durable storage options without the up-front capital expenditures and complex management burdens of on-premises storage. APN Storage Partners provide industry-leading consulting and technology services for a variety of use cases, including backup and restore, disaster recovery, primary storage, and archive. We are excited to announce 11 new storage solutions launched on AWS Solution Space that help you run, protect, back up, and retain data across your cloud and on-premises environments.

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Backing Up Petabytes of Data to the Cloud with AWS Snowball Edge

With the introduction of AWS Snowball Edge in 2016, AWS improved on the original Snowball appliance by adding more storage and adding compute, memory, and networking. The compute resources can be used to pre-process data before storing it on the appliance. Druva, an AWS Storage Competency Partner, now offers a complete solution to eliminate the seeding challenge for cloud-based backups using a Snowball Edge preconfigured with Druva data management technology.

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Automatically Detect and Protect Sensitive Data in Amazon S3 Using Dataguise DgSecure

Dataguise has been working on finding and protecting sensitive data in a range of data stores over the last 10 years. DgSecure on AWS is Dataguise’s flagship product that can scan for sensitive elements in structured and unstructured data, and optionally mask or encrypt the data. Organizations can also monitor access to the sensitive data using DgSecure. In this post, we describe the steps to scan objects in Amazon S3 buckets and protect them with masking or encryption.

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Panzura_AWS Solutions

File Sync and Share on AWS Using Panzura Freedom Hybrid Cloud Storage

Panzura Freedom is a hybrid cloud storage platform that enables IT departments to manage the explosive growth in unstructured data. It’s a good fit for customers that have an existing, heterogeneous footprint of NAS solutions and would like to unify dispersed data solutions in multiple locations on AWS for collaboration or archive. Panzura Freedom is based on the Panzura Cloud File System, which enables transparent file movement and management across Amazon S3 and multiple geographic locations.

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