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Tag: AWS Competency Partners
How to Securely Access Amazon Virtual Private Clouds Using Zscaler Private Access
When you are migrating private applications to AWS, how your users and administrators will access them needs to be considered. VPNs do not provide the granular control desired by a Zero Trust approach, as users have access to any resource on the network and not just specific resources they are granted access to. Learn how you can implement a Zero Trust approach to access applications hosted on AWS using Zscaler Private Access (ZPA).
Using ‘athena-express’ to Simplify SQL Queries on Amazon Athena
Deloitte’s Gary Arora, an APN Ambassador, will show you how to integrate an application with Amazon Athena to execute SQL queries with ‘athena-express.’ This is a wrapper around the AWS SDK that can simplify executing SQL queries in Amazon Athena and fetch the JSON results in the same synchronous call—a capability well suited for many web applications. Developers can use ‘athena-express’ to help save time and effort in setting up the integration and focus on core application development.
Building Foundational Security and Compliance Capabilities in 10 Minutes with the CIS AWS Quick Start
The Center for Internet Security (CIS) Benchmark on AWS Quick Start helps you to make securing and monitoring resources easier to implement and understand. The Quick Start was developed by Accenture, an APN Premier Partner and Managed Service Provider (MSP) with the AWS Security Competency. We also created a new video offering step-by-step best practice guidance on how to deploy the CIS Benchmark Quick Start and build foundational security capabilities into your account, in just 10 minutes.
How to Monitor and Analyze AWS Managed Microsoft AD Security Logs Using Amazon CloudWatch and Splunk
AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory (AWS Managed Microsoft AD) makes it possible for you to monitor and analyze security events of your directory in near real-time. In this post, we show you an example of how to detect and respond to unauthorized or unusual activity. We’ll also explore how to monitor and create near-real-time alerts for account lockouts in your AWS Managed Microsoft AD using Amazon CloudWatch Logs and Splunk.
Say Hello to 39 New AWS Competency Partners Added in November
The AWS Competency Program welcomed 39 new APN Partners in November—spanning workload, solution, and industry designations. The AWS Competency Program helps customers identify and choose the world’s top APN Partners that have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. Please join us in welcoming our newest AWS Competency Partners!
Architecting High Value Care Solutions with HIPAA-Eligible Services on AWS
High value care means achieving the best possible patient outcomes for the least amount of money. Health systems are looking for ways to deliver high value care as they get increasing pressure from payers to rein in runaway healthcare costs. As a leader in precision health, hc1.com ensures the right patient gets the right test and the right prescription. Through their advanced bioinformatics platform, hc1 personalizes healthcare, resulting in improved patient well-being and reduced medical spending.
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.
The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2018
Take a look at the most popular APN Blog posts in 2018. Our goal with this blog is to share timely and relevant news, technical solutions, Partner success stories, and more from Amazon Web Services and the APN specifically. For AWS customers, you can trust that APN Partners are focused on your success, helping you take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer. With their deep expertise, APN Partners are uniquely positioned to help your company at any stage of your Cloud Adoption Journey.
Reinventing Relational Data Management Using AWS Big Data Services
Today’s businesses deal with many different varieties of data, including structured datasets stored in various repositories like a relational databse management system (RDBMS) or enterprise resource planning (ERP); semi-structured datasets like web logs and click-stream datasets; and unstructured datasets like images and videos. AWS provides a secure, scalable, comprehensive, and cost-effective portfolio of services that enable customers to build their data lake in the cloud.
SparkPost Offers Powerful Analytics and a Highly Scalable Email Delivery Service
Email is the most prevalent communication platform in the world, and SparkPost helps big email senders like LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Zillow deliver billions of emails to customers every day. SparkPost offers an API-driven email delivery service that comes with a built-in email analytics platform. With SparkPost on AWS, you can generate and send emails, customize templates, and access your email metrics through a service that inherits the AWS Cloud’s reliability and scalability.