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Taking the Trouble Out of Ticketing with ServiceNow and AWS Support APIs

A fundamental component of the Operational Excellence pillar of the AWS Well-Architected Framework is evolving your environment, incorporating continuous improvement over time. Moving to the cloud should be transformational for a business, by adding agility, and making it easier to innovate. Learn how DXC Technology, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, integrated their ServiceNow instances with AWS Support so they could accelerate ticket resolution via automating ticket processing.

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Get Dynamic Insights into Your Cloud with an Application-Centric View

Relevance Lab is a platform-led services company specializing in cloud, DevOps and automation, analytics, and digital transformation. RLCatalyst AppInsights from Relevance Lab is a product complementing the AWS Service Catalog AppRegistry to provide application-centric views of cloud resources combining infrastructure, applications, and services. It supports a dynamic CMDB for operational excellence and cost governance in ServiceNow. The application is available at ServiceNow Store at no additional cost.

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How Better Tagging Can Help Organizations Optimize Expenses and Improve ROI

Tagging helps organizations optimize expenses while improving the ROI of their cloud deployments and providing an effective means of allocating expenses to the correct cost centers. Tagbot is a simple tool that uses AI/ML to expose the tag coverage in your AWS environment. Built by TrackIt and available on AWS Marketplace, Tagbot addresses the business impact associated with how well-tagged your infrastructure is.

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Why a Cloud Automated Operation Model is Key for Enterprises Moving to AWS

A transformation step is key to achieving the cloud strategy benefits for organizations moving or implementing workloads to the AWS Cloud. Organizations that adopt the cloud without transforming their operation model may not realize the full benefits. Explore DXC Technology’s approach to cloud operation excellence through a Cloud Automated Operation Model, and learn how to implement it at scale and purely over managed AWS services.

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AWS Control Tower Best Practices for AWS Solution Providers

As AWS Control Tower is adopted more and more, it’s important that AWS Consulting Partners within the AWS Solution Provider Program can leverage the multi-account benefits Control Tower offers. Learn how the Solution Provider Program is flexible in the types of customer models it allows. This flexibility serves the end customer’s business needs. However, AWS Partners must take care in how they architect AWS Organizations for their customers, which directly impacts the use of Control Tower.

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Enhance Security and Amazon EC2 Visibility with BMC Helix Discovery and AWS Systems Manager

Moving to the cloud and managing a hybrid infrastructure requires a deep and detailed understanding of what you have and how each component relates to the rest. Learn how the new integration between BMC Helix Discovery and AWS Systems Manager simplifies the overall discovery process with increased security scanning and comprehensive, dynamic mapping across complex, multi-cloud environments and infrastructure. As a result, IT teams can increase visibility, improve security, and gain the insights they need.

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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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How Tech Mahindra Approaches Cost Optimization and Governance Using AWS Native Services

Cloud cost governance ensures customers are availing all potential services, tools, and resources to continuously track, optimize, and control their overall cloud spend. Learn how Tech Mahindra achieved one customer’s goal of cloud finance using cost management best practices along with AWS native tools and techniques. Tech Mahindra worked closely with the customer’s IT, engineering, and finance teams to understand their existing cloud governance model and issues.

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Unifying Cloud Infrastructure and Application Performance Data with AppDynamics and Amazon CloudWatch

AppDynamics (part of Cisco) is an application and business performance monitoring solution that allows you to prioritize your workflows with unified visibility, ensuring your cloud-native apps deliver business value in production. AppDynamics can now retrieve data from Amazon CloudWatch metrics via an AWS metric retrieval API endpoint called GetMetricData, enabling you to pull as many as 500 different metrics in a single request, with a total of 100,800 data points per call.

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Identifying and Resolving Application Performance in Hybrid Environments with NETSCOUT

By using NETSCOUT’s Application Management Solution available in AWS Marketplace, Forte Data Solutions was able to quickly resolve latency issues of web-based statistical applications. NETSCOUT helped the customer gain visibility into load, latency, errors, and dependencies of their application, quickly identify the root cause of latency issues, fix them, and thus eliminate hundreds of redundant daily CloudWatch Alarms.

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