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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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AWS Blockchain Partner Program

Launch Enterprise-Ready Blockchain Networks on AWS in Minutes with Kaleido—a ConsenSys Solution

ConsenSys is an APN Advanced Technology Partner that is enabling consortiums—that is, associations of two or more companies—to launch and operate enterprise blockchain networks on AWS without spending months and millions of dollars writing custom code. Kaleido Blockchain Business Cloud platform is the first managed blockchain SaaS available on AWS Marketplace and takes customers all the way from concept to consortium.

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Evaluate Network Security with GuardiCore’s Infection Monkey—a Breach and Attack Simulation Tool

Ensuring that proper security measures are in place calls for robust security testing mechanisms. GuardiCore’s Infection Monkey is an open source Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) tool that tests and evaluates the effectiveness of your network security configurations during post-breach attacks. You can simulate a breach by “infecting” a server with a “Monkey” that runs around your network using various methods to enter propagation paths and attacks each point of vulnerability it discovers.

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How AWS Supports Customers and APN Partners on the Journey to GDPR Compliance

Since AWS has announced that all our services comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we wanted to explore some of the ways AWS can help you on your road to compliance. In this post, we walk through the support AWS offers across the APN as well as the AWS Premium Support and AWS Professional Services organizations. We explain how these teams are working with customers and APN Partners in Europe and around the world to support them with questions related to GDPR and AWS.

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Say Hello to 26 New AWS Competency Partners Added in April

The AWS Competency Program admitted 26 new APN Partners in April—spanning workload, solution, and industry designations. The AWS Competency Program helps customers identify and choose top APN Partners that have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. This validation gives customers complete confidence in choosing APN Partner solutions from the tens of thousands in the AWS Partner Network.

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