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How APN Premier Partner Infosys Uses AWS to Provide a Boundaryless Architecture Solution

In an era where always-on connectivity, IoT, and unstructured data in the public domain are the new normal, the ability of companies to compete and differentiate rests on their ability to leverage data and analytics. In this post, we explore how Infosys is leveraging AWS to provide clients with a solution based on Boundaryless Architecture. Infosys is an APN Premier Consulting Partner and Managed Service Provider with AWS Competencies in both Migration and Financial Services.

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Introducing AWS Navigate: A Blueprint for APN Partners to Build a Specialized Practice on AWS

Based on high demand from our APN Partners, we are excited to introduce the AWS Navigate Program, which provides a prescriptive path for APN Partners to build a specialized practice on AWS. It offers APN Partners the guidance to become AWS experts and deploy innovative solutions on behalf of AWS customers. We have AWS Navigate tracks for Blockchain, Contact Center, End User Computing, Financial Services, Machine Learning, Microsoft Workloads, Migration, and Serverless, with more coming later this year.

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How to Unleash Mainframe Data with AWS and Attunity Replicate

Historically, mainframes have hosted core-business processes, applications, and data, all of which are blocked in these rigid and expensive systems. AWS and Attunity can liberate mainframe data in real-time, enabling customers to exploit its full business value for data lakes, analytics, innovation, or modernization purposes. In this post, we describe how customers use Attunity Replicate real-time data streaming to put mainframe core-business data onto AWS.

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Building an AWS Consulting Practice That Offers Desktop and Application Streaming Services

The time has never been better to build a thriving business on AWS, and APN Partners have the opportunity to see a 6X – 11X+ multiplier uplift over AWS spend when delivering a comprehensive suite of value-added services to customers. In this post, we give APN Consulting Partners an overview of why specializing in Desktop and Application Streaming Services helps customers who are looking to migrate to AWS. We also explore some of the offerings APN Consulting Partners can build into their practice.

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How APN Partner Bright Wolf Helps Pentair with AWS IoT Solutions

With assistance from Bright Wolf, an APN Advanced Technology Partner with the AWS IoT Competency, Pentair adopted a standardized IoT platform and tool set based on AWS. Bright Wolf helps companies develop connected product systems across a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, oil and gas, smart building, and heavy equipment. With its new IoT platform based on AWS, Pentair can quickly and flexibly deliver connected solutions for virtually any scenario across all business units.

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Preventing Security Fires with Amazon GuardDuty and Alert Logic Cloud Insight Essentials

Cloud Insight Essentials is an Alert Logic solution available in AWS Marketplace. It is a vulnerability assessment solution allowing customers to find risky configurations that go against AWS Security Best Practices. The solution does this by analyzing AWS APIs and scanning AWS CloudTrail events looking for unsafe configurations. Cloud Insight Essentials also provides security context for the complete list of Amazon GuardDuty findings so customers can take short- and long-term actions to reduce potential security threats.

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AWS Quick Starts

Updated AWS Quick Start for Tableau Server Now Supports Linux

We are excited to add Linux support to our AWS Quick Start for Tableau Server on AWS. This Quick Start automatically deploys Tableau Server in a standalone or cluster environment on the AWS cloud, and now you can deploy on Linux in addition to Microsoft WindowServer. With this update, customers now have the ability to deploy on Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) running two different flavors of Linux.

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AWS IoT

Connect Microcontroller-Based Devices to the Cloud with Amazon FreeRTOS and Espressif ESP32

Amazon FreeRTOS code for ESP32 is now available on the Amazon FreeRTOS GitHub repository. Espressif Systems is a multinational, fabless semiconductor company that has been focused on producing connected microcontrollers and System-on-Modules (SoMs) for the emerging mobile and IoT markets. Espressif has worked diligently to connect a number of their popular IoT SoMs to AWS IoT services. In this post, we discuss how to start running Amazon FreeRTOS on ESP32 in order to connect to AWS IoT Core.

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Connectivity Options for VMware Cloud on AWS Software Defined Data Centers

VMware Cloud on AWS enables customers to have a hybrid cloud platform by running their VMware workloads in the cloud while having seamless connectivity to on-premises and AWS native services. Customers can use their existing AWS Direct Connect or VPN solutions to connect to their VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) clusters. In this post, we dive deep into SDDC networking and how it connects to different local and remote customer networks.

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AWS DevOps

The 5 Pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework

Creating a software system is a lot like constructing a building. If the foundation is not solid, structural problems can undermine the integrity and function of the building. The AWS Well-Architected Framework helps cloud architects build the most secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure possible for their applications. This framework provides a consistent approach to evaluate architectures, and provides guidance to implement designs that scale with your application needs over time.

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