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AWS Cloud Economics: Where Every Dollar Counts

Organizations hosting workloads on the cloud are more flexible and scalable, but this also comes with varying costs and the onus is on the organization to choose the appropriate service and cost. Cloud cost optimization should be an integral part of the transformation process and not just an operations task. Learn about Cognizant’s AWS economics service offering and how cost optimization techniques can be incorporated into AWS across the different stages of cloud transformation.

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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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Driving Business Transformation and Cloud Security with Secure Cloud Foundation by Infosys Compaz

Secure Cloud Foundation is a fully managed platform-as-a-service offering from Infosys Compaz (iCompaz), an Infosys Limited joint venture. It provides a managed platform with foundational secure landing zone capabilities, as well as application and workload hosting capabilities. Secure Cloud Foundation helps customers achieve enterprise-grade security for their workloads running on AWS. In this post, walk through typical customer cloud adoption scenarios that could leverage the Secure Cloud Foundation.

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Identify and Eliminate Risks on AWS IAM and Secure Data Stores Using Sonrai Dig

With the move to cloud, there has been a paradigm shift in how we protect our most valuable asset—data. Learn the importance of building a complete and accurate risk profile, which consists of your identity and data relationships. You’ll also learn how it’s critical to protect the sensitive, private, and confidential data. Sonrai Dig graphically maps all of your identities and determines their effective permissions, allowing you to get to least privilege across your entire AWS environment.

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How to Automate Cost and Performance Improvement Through gp3 Upgrades Using AWS Systems Manager

Automatically identifying and upgrading existing SSD volumes to take advantage of the new gp3 general purpose volumes for Amazon EBS can help organizations reduce storage costs. Learn how to upgrade your existing gp2 volumes, without interruption, to the next generation of general purpose SSD volumes using AWS Systems Manager. This a core component of nubeGo’s Cloud Managed Service (NCMS) which helps customers automate cost savings, security guardrails, and compliance requirements with minimal effort.

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Creating an Equitable Enterprise AWS Chargeback Model Using CloudHealth

Most enterprises go through the process of monthly chargeback (cost allocation) of their AWS costs to internal business units or cost centers. The AWS Cost and Usage Report can provide the flexibility needed to create detailed custom billing rules. Learn how VMware implemented an equitable chargeback model using CloudHealth’s FlexReports, a simple solution for companies that have multiple Payers or just want to implement custom billing rules quickly.

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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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How to Integrate AWS Single Sign-On with MongoDB Atlas

MongoDB Atlas is the global cloud database service for modern applications, and in this post learn how to configure MongoDB Atlas to authenticate using AWS Single Sign-On (AWS SSO). Instead of having to sign in separately to MongoDB Atlas Control Plane, with this configuration enabled users can access the MongoDB Atlas user interface with their corporate credentials using AWS SSO. This delivers a better user experience without the need for managing separate sets of credentials.

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How to Improve Project Security by Automating and Managing AWS Multi-Account Access

Many enterprise customers improve project security by segregating individual projects, or project environments like DEV or PROD, in separate AWS accounts. Mapping each project or project environment to a unique account provides a clear and easy way to maintain security boundaries and built-in cost accounting. Learn about EGlobalTech’s project-per-account model for accounts that enables users to seamlessly move between their AWS accounts and roles.

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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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