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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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How Onica’s Elastic Engineering Team Automated Disaster Recovery for Amazon RDS Instances

As organizations move to AWS, ensuring you have an effective disaster recovery (DR) strategy in place to manage outages is paramount. Through defining a common understanding of RTO and RPO requirements, organizations can adequately design for DR solutions. Learn how Onica’s Elastic Engineering team co-created a solution with a client that leverages serverless architecture and enables an automated backup and restore for Amazon RDS instances.

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How Atos Transformed a Customer’s SAP Landscape with Minimal Downtime and Low Risk

Like many SAP customers, one of Atos’ customers had a large, on-premises environment, encompassing a combination of virtual and physical servers and traditional storage. Learn about the migration process used to move the customer from their on-premises estate to AWS. We’ll also describe the target architecture used within AWS, along with the benefits the customer has achieved both during and post migration.

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Making Blockchains Interoperable and Agile with HCL CoTrust Platform and AWS

Blockchain is being compared with the “network of networks,” and rightly so as the traits between both are similar. The introduction of more technology platforms gives users choice but also increases the siloes. To make a blockchain network work in an enterprise, there has to be a glue which sticks all of these platforms together. Learn how AWS Premier Consulting Partner HCL Technologies built a highly scalable, cost-effective, and easy-to-integrate blockchain platform called CoTrust that is architected to deploy on AWS.

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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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How Version 1 Migrated Martin Currie’s Windows Workloads to AWS to Enable Agility and Innovation

Learn how Version 1 helped specialist investment management organization Martin Currie migrate its technical estate that was held in data centers to AWS over a period of 12 months. The data center contract was expiring in 12 months, and the migration had to be performed at a blistering pace without interruption to the organization or its customers. We’ll also explore how Version 1 continues to help modernize the company’s workloads using managed AWS services.

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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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How to Use AWS Transfer Family to Replace and Scale SFTP Servers

In the financial services domain, it’s a common architecture pattern to find shared services file servers that act as SFTP file server or FTP server. Because these financial applications are not always API driven, data exchange using flat files remains the standard way to share information between applications, even when some of them have been migrated to AWS. Learn how DXC Technology addressed migrating this type of server using AWS Transfer Family, Amazon S3, and Amazon EFS.

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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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The Journey to AWS MSP: Best Practices for Executing the AWS MSP Full Audit

An integral part of the AWS MSP journey is completing the full two-day audit with ISSI, our third-party auditing firm and an AWS Select Consulting Partner. In our first post in a two-part series, we had a Q&A with Chang Leong, Global Head of Auditing at ISSI, who shared best practices leading up to the AWS MSP audit. In this post, we continue the conversation with Chang and focus on what to expect for the two-day-long AWS MSP audit—as well as post-audit activities for AWS MSP Partners.

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