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Servicing Customers on Social Messenger Channels via Amazon Connect Chat

Amazon Connect is an easy-to-use cloud contact center platform that helps enterprises provide superior customer service at a lower cost. TCS has built an adapter that can pick up the customer queries from social messenger channels and bring them into the web chat channel of Amazon Connect. This post describes the high-level architecture of the TCS solution, potential benefits, and ways to extend the solution to leverage other AWS services.

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Amazon CloudFront Cache Strategy for Successful Global Game Deployment

Game service providers around the world are releasing new games and updating large-scale contents to attract game users. This post explores how you can leverage the benefits of Amazon CloudFront to deliver successful global gaming content and examines how to leverage CloudFront’s cache, especially in the gaming field. Additionally, CloudFront integrates with AWS Shield and AWS WAF to add flexible layer-specific security types from attacks at the network transport and application layers.

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How to Connect Legacy Machines and Devices to AWS Using the ConnectSense Smart Power Cord

The ConnectSense Smart Power Cord allows users to easily connect their legacy edge devices and machines to an IoT solution by simply plugging in. The ConnectSense Smart Power Cord on AWS Quick Start was developed by GridConnect in collaboration with Trek10. Learn how the Quick Start allows users to deploy secure environments on AWS for a variety of solutions, including mining IoT data and AI tools to help analyze the data and gather insights.

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How Reply Built a Connected Vehicle Platform with AWS IoT and Amazon Alexa

Introducing new touch points, such as Amazon Alexa for voice user interface, allows car manufacturers to design new user experiences offboard and open new business models. Reply, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, works closely with several players in the automotive industry. Learn how one OEM, in partnership with Reply, has extended its connected vehicle platform with a set of features that enable new business logics corresponding to new remote functionalities for car management provided to drivers.

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AWS Honored with 5-Star Rating in the 2021 CRN Partner Program Guide

AWS earned a 5-Star rating by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2021 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide provides a conclusive list of the most distinguished partner programs from leading technology companies. The 5-Star rating is awarded to an exclusive group of companies that go above and beyond with their partner programs. AWS was honored based on a range of investments made by the AWS Partner Network (APN) to help businesses build, market, and sell their products, services, and solutions.

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Complexities and Best Practices for AWS Lambda Logging

Serverless has many benefits, but logging from AWS Lambda is like an artistic, creative process. It requires thought and vision to bring together the pieces and assemble them into something organized and functional. The Big Compass Serverless Logging Framework is also a validated AWS solution that helps standardize logs across teams, business units, and Lambdas, easing the burden of implementing a complicated logging framework.

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Top Recommendations for Working with IAM from Our AWS Heroes – Part 3: Permissions Boundaries and Conditions

This is our third blog post celebrating AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)‘s 10th anniversary. Explore two powerful ways that you can limit access to AWS by setting the boundaries and conditionally provide access to resources in IAM policies. Permissions boundaries can be used for situations like granting someone limited permissions management abilities, while conditions enable you to specify when a policy statement is enforced.

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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.

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Leveraging Amazon EC2 F1 Instances for Development and Red Teaming in DARPA’s First-Ever Bug Bounty Program

Learn how DARPA engaged AWS Premier Consulting Partner Effectual to ensure a secure and reliable AWS environment, as well as to develop a serverless web application that allowed click-button FPGA SoC provisioning to red team researchers for the different processor variants. The result was DARPA’s first public bug bounty program, which enabled research teams to improve their hardware defenses by addressing any discovered weaknesses or bugs.

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Warming Amazon EC2 Instances Using AWS Lambda to Improve Application Availability

The legacy nature of its Windows application was a challenge faced by a rail manufacturer while migrating to AWS was. Refactoring the application to leverage AWS cloud-native features was not a viable option in this case, as the vendor had stopped their software maintenance and support. Learn how IBM leveraged AWS to improve the application’s long startup time by implementing a warming functionality using AWS Lambda and AWS Systems Manager.

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