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Automated Cloud Governance Using the Superwerker on AWS Quick Start

Managing a cloud infrastructure consisting of multiple AWS accounts is an important but also complex topic for Well-Architected cloud environments. The superwerker on AWS Quick Start provides an automation of what consultants charged with building a platform and landing zone would build for a customer. As an individual consulting solution, this typically involves a mix of consulting and hands-on click ops, as well as building some automation in the customer’s preferred infrastructure provisioning tooling.

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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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Governance in the AWS Cloud: The Right Balance Between Agility and Safety

Cloud infrastructure provides more agility than traditional IT, meaning organizations must think differently about how they design, build, and manage applications. Cloud resources need a stronger integration between IT and organizational governance, as builders need to be able to operate in a cloud environment that’s agile and safe. Hear from APN Ambassador Paolo Latella, who introduces a decentralized model of cloud governance that can help you strike the right balance between agility and safety.

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Automation of User Onboarding and Offboarding Workflows

A seamless employee experience requires the workflow of user onboarding and offboarding requires integration between HR systems, ITSM tools, cloud resources, identity and access control, and intelligent automation. To address these common needs, Relevance Lab worked closely with AWS to create an intelligent automation solution using RLCatalyst, ServiceNow, and Jira Service Desk. In this post, walk through the workflow and learn about this solution for automated user onboarding and offboarding.

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Account and VPC Considerations for VMware Cloud on AWS

When VMware Cloud on AWS is connected to the connected VPC, it always uses the default VPC route table in the VPC. During the deployment phase of VMware Cloud on AWS, the Software Defined Data Center is connected to an AWS (or customer) account for seamless access to native AWS services. In this post, we provide guidance on which AWS account and respective VPC to connect VMware Cloud on AWS to take advantage of native AWS service integrations.

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How to Integrate AWS Client VPN with Azure Active Directory

It’s well known that IT departments prefer authentication integration into existing IdPs such as Azure Active Directory to reduce operational overhead and the attack surface of IT systems. AWS announced federated authentication support for AWS Client VPN in May 2020, and this support requires integration with a SAML 2.0 provider, such as Azure Active Directory. Learn how to integrate AWS Client VPN with an Azure Active Directory to give remote users access to an AWS private VPCs..

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Managing Multi-Tenancy in Digital Banking with AWS Control Tower

Cost conscious credit unions looking to provide digital banking services need logical isolation from other tenants. Larger credit unions, on the other hand, require physical as well as logical isolation from other tenants. Persistent Systems Digital Credit Union Solution helps a credit union go live in a short time frame with digital banking offerings such as digital loans or digital deposits. The solution uses fine-grained microservices, deployed on Amazon EKS and provided as secure API’s using Amazon API Gateway.

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New and Updated Training Courses for APN Partners—IoT, Data Analytics, Migration, and Amazon Connect

APN Partners need the right training skills and knowledge to support customers’ business goals. Together, the four training courses highlighted in this post will help APN Partners deliver on digital transformation projects using AWS IoT services; help businesses take data-driven actions based on AWS Data Analytics services; migrate customer workloads to AWS; and communicate the benefits of moving customer contact centers to the AWS Cloud.

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Reducing the Cost of Managing Multiple AWS Accounts Using AWS Control Tower

As larger and more complex workloads are deployed on AWS, multi-account solutions are an increasingly common architectural blueprint. Often referred to as cloud “landing zones,” these blueprints enable simple administrative boundaries. However, using multiple accounts increases the complexity of security tooling, access control and authorization, and cross-account networking. AWS Control Tower simplifies the process of setting up multi-account environments with predefined security baseline templates.

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How APN Partners Can Help You Build a Digital Workplace on AWS

The Digital Workplace program at AWS identifies APN Partners and AWS solutions that can help you build a digital workplace. All the partners and AWS solutions that we showcase have passed a Technical Baseline Review with AWS, and some of our APN Partners have also created AWS Quick Starts. These accelerators that reduce hundreds of manual procedures into just a few steps, so you can build your production environment quickly and start using it immediately.

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