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Managing SaaS Identity Through Custom Attributes and Amazon Cognito

Identity is a fundamental design decision that software as a service (SaaS) architects must consider when developing a multi-tenant system. Developers who are building SaaS applications must be able to identify a user, the tenant associated with the user, the user’s permissions, and the relationship a tenant has with the provider, such as usage plan or tier. In this post for SaaS Technology Partners, I will explore how to architect a multi-tenant system and identify tenant context and role using Amazon Cognito.

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Next-Gen Managed Services Security: Social Engineering

APN Partners new to managed services often have questions about how to protect their customers from social engineering attacks and how to best test themselves to meet APN Program requirements. In the same way a traditional MSP is responsible for the physical security of your datacenter, a next-gen MSP is a customer’s trusted resource for helping maintain their portion of the Shared Responsibility Model. Instead of physical keys, the MSP is their customer’s gatekeepers into the cloud.

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Partner SA Roundup – October

AWS Partner Solutions Architects highlight offerings from APN Technology Partners. Cesanta provides streamlined tools that simplify the onboarding process and unblocks developers. GorillaStack enables customers to apply simple rules to managing cloud resources across all AWS accounts and regions. GuardiCore offers the Centra Security Platform to help bridge the gaps of customers’ security configuration in the AWS cloud.

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How an investment firm collaborated with HashiCorp and AWS to enhance their secrets management

Bridgewater Associates, based in Westport, CT, is a major investment management firm with more than $150 billion in assets that it manages for a global customer base of pension funds, endowments, foundations, central banks, and national governments. It is also an Amazon Web Services (AWS) customer that we’ve worked closely with over the past year […]

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How Implementing a Real World Evidence Platform on AWS Drives Real World Business Value

Guest post by Scot Johnson, a Solution Architect for ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte, part of Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Innovation group (DCI). In light of new laws such as the 21st Century Cures Act and evolving scientific insights, life sciences companies are being pressed to demonstrate clinical value to payers and health authorities.  As a result, life […]

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Testing SaaS Solutions on AWS

Tod Golding is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS. He is focused on SaaS.  The move to a software as a service (SaaS) delivery model is often motivated by a fundamental need for greater agility and customer responsiveness. SaaS providers often succeed and thrive based on their ability to rapidly release new features without […]

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Easing the Creation of Cross-Account Roles for Customers

By Erin McGill. Erin is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA).  APN Partners frequently ask me about the most secure way to access resources in a customer account. While this is possible using keys – secrets that are hard to manage, rotate, and ideally, should never be shared – we recommend that APN Partners use a […]

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