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Tag: AWS Management Tools

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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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Discovering and Reporting on Agile Assets with AWS Systems Manager

Hundreds of large enterprises rely on Cognizant’s ability to provide customized cloud management platform capabilities with a differentiated experience. When it comes to managing workloads across hybrid and heterogeneous cloud environments, a key challenge is dealing with asset tracking. This includes software and hardware inventory. To address this growing need of managing and reporting asset details, Cognizant uses AWS Systems Manager, which gives you visibility and control of your infrastructure on AWS.

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Back-to-Basics Guide for Consolidating AWS Accounts to Manage Costs at Scale

With AWS, you access to an unprecedented breadth of product functionality that can enable your business in new and exciting ways. APN Partners have the unique challenge of not only enabling their customers to grow their businesses, but also managing accounts, resources, and costs at scale. When it comes to costs, AWS provides a number of products out of the box that can help customers get started managing costs and usage. This includes AWS Cost Explorer, AWS Budgets, and the AWS Cost & Usage Reports.

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