AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
How to Enable Custom Actions in AWS Security Hub
AWS Security Hub’s Custom Actions allow you to initiate responsive actions against findings selected through the console. Your workflow benefits from these defined actions, reducing the dwell time to investigate and remediate findings in Security Hub. We introduce the process of creating Custom Actions with two examples: (1) sending findings to email; and 2) sending findings to Slack. This post will help you understand the process to create your own Custom Actions for utilization in Security Operations playbooks.
Enabling Secure and Scalable File Storage Access with AWS and SoftNAS
SoftNAS combines and enhances native Amazon EBS and Amazon S3 to create a full-featured cloud NAS filer. Users can move data across networks, on-premises storage architectures, and AWS. It also allows you to migrate workloads and live business applications without performance or outage worries, and cloud-enable applications without custom coding or re-engineering. Customers can run SoftNAS on multiple AZs for high availability, with automatic failover in accordance with AWS best practices.
AWS Solution Space Expands with Joint Solutions for Networking and VMware Cloud on AWS
AWS Solution Space allows top APN Partners to display customer-ready solutions that are quick, cost effective, and repeatable. Each solution is based on architectures validated by AWS and are meant to create new business opportunities for both APN Partners and AWS customers, leading to increased production workloads on AWS. Solution Space has recently expanded with new joint solutions for Networking and VMware Cloud on AWS.
Share Files Across Your Organization with CTERA’s File Sync and Share on AWS
File sync and share platforms allow companies to share files within their organization, beyond the boundaries of their own datacenter. AWS is an ideal location for these types of workloads. File sync and share solutions from APN Partners use AWS services as building blocks to provide unique offerings to customers. With a few easy steps, you can deploy CTERA and start sharing files between many different clients and platforms.
Amazon FSx for Windows File Server Partners Help You Realize the Benefits of Windows File Storage
Amazon FSx for Windows File Server delivers that experience for Windows file shares. Launched at AWS re:Invent 2018, FSx provides a fully managed native Microsoft Windows file system that makes it easy to set up a highly scalable and available Windows file share. APN Partners can help you quickly and easily move Windows-based applications that require file storage to AWS, eliminating the typical administration overhead of managing Windows file servers.
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.
Cognizant’s InCatalyst is an Insurance Innovation Platform Built on AWS for Rapid Prototyping
Cognizant recognized the need to give customers in the insurance industry the ability to industrialize innovation with a platform allowing them to test ideas, innovate, fail fast, and reduce time-to-market. With this vision in mind, they set out to build InCatalyst, an insurance innovation platform. This post provides a detailed overview of InCatalyst, how it’s architected and implemented on AWS, and explore the benefits realized by InCatalyst after moving the platform to the AWS Cloud.
New AWS Training and Certification Offerings for Machine Learning and re:Invent Launches
At AWS, we are continually innovating with new services and solutions. That’s why we’re excited to announce several new offerings from AWS Training and Certification to help APN Partners build new cloud skills and learn about the latest AWS services. Learn more about our machine learning courses and beta exam, as well as training for new AWS services launched at re:Invent. We also have 100s of free digital training courses available, and digital Exam Readiness courses to help you prepare.
How AWS Customers Are Running Containerized Environments on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances
Amazon EC2 Spot Instances are one of the best ways to dramatically cut EC2 costs on AWS. With the new pricing model, there has never been a better time to start leveraging Spot Instances, and Spotinst’s DevOps Automation Platform helps businesses reduce operational overhead with automation and cut costs by reliably leveraging Spot Instances. In this post, we share a few stories from Spotinst customers outlining how they maximized infrastructure efficiency at minimum cost.
On the Ground: Daily Updates from Global Partner Summit 2018
We are thrilled to be in Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent 2018 and our annual Global Partner Summit. This year’s event provides APN Partners with opportunities to connect, collaborate, and discover. Keep reading this blog post throughout the week as we share on-the-ground updates, details of APN program launches, and things to check out from re:Invent, including the GPS keynote, breakout sessions, program launches, and more.