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Tag: AWS Management Tools
Achieving Sustainable IT Through Elasticity with IBM Turbonomic and AWS
Data centers represent the information bedrock that supports many aspects of the modern economy. When building cloud workloads, the practice of sustainability is to understand environmental impacts like energy consumption and apply best practices to reduce these impacts. Learn why IT operations have become a crucial component of sustainability strategies, and how IBM Turbonomic Application Resource Management (ARM) can help AWS customers with sustainability in the cloud.
Simplified Help Desk and Endpoint Management with Track-It! on AWS
The Track-It! help desk and endpoint management system helps an organization track all IT tasks and end-user issues and requests in one place. The new AWS Quick Start for Track-It! help desk software by BMC Software solves this problem by simplifying the setup, configuration, and ongoing management of the system. It provides users an easy to implement, secure, globally accessible help desk and endpoint management system in a fraction of the time and cost of doing it yourself.
How T-Systems Enabled AWS Config at Scale for Deutsche Telekom IT’s Landing Zone
Learn how T-Systems has enabled AWS Config at scale on Deutsche Telekom IT’s AWS landing zone, which is a brownfield environment with more than 600 AWS accounts. AWS Config is a governance and compliance service that enables you to assess, audit, and evaluate the configurations of your resources. The main motivator for Deutsche Telekom IT using AWS Config is that developing compliance checks using custom tools was time consuming, unscalable, and came with a large operational overhead.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.