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Alert Logic_AWS Solutions

7 Key Best Practices for Cloud Security from Alert Logic

Cyber-attacks are going to happen; vulnerabilities and exploits are going to be identified. Having a solid security-in-depth strategy, coupled with the right tools and people that understand how to respond, will put your company in stronger position to minimize exposure and risk. AWS has security-in-depth strategies for their global infrastructure that cover processes, people, and technology that protect the physical and foundational layers of their offering.

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Spotinst_AWS Solutions

How AWS Customers Are Running Containerized Environments on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

Amazon EC2 Spot Instances are one of the best ways to dramatically cut EC2 costs on AWS. With the new pricing model, there has never been a better time to start leveraging Spot Instances, and Spotinst’s DevOps Automation Platform helps businesses reduce operational overhead with automation and cut costs by reliably leveraging Spot Instances. In this post, we share a few stories from Spotinst customers outlining how they maximized infrastructure efficiency at minimum cost.

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AWS Partner Network

Announcing Changes to APN Tiers, Benefits, and Requirements for 2019 and Beyond

We announced at AWS re:Invent 2018 updates to the overall APN program that will further recognize and support the growth, investment, and innovation of our evolving APN Partner community, and better align APN Partners to more structured program benefits. These changes include renaming the Standard Tier to Select Tier and updating APN requirements to measure each APN Partner’s knowledge, experience, and customer success.

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AWS Security

Automating Remediation of Amazon GuardDuty Findings with Dome9 CloudBots

Dome9’s integration with Amazon GuardDuty brings to the table a way of surfacing security findings, providing context and creating automated remediations. Users that identify a finding can look through their Dome9 console and pinpoint the exact instance, VPC, and security group associated with it. This helps customers identify the compromised instance, as well as potential instances that may have a similar posture, thereby allowing you to mitigate the risk before exposure.

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Amazon ECS Resource and Cost Allocation Made Easy with CloudHealth Container Module

Leading organizations around the world are using CloudHealth to understand what’s driving the cost of their Amazon ECS, Kubernetes, and Mesos clusters. CloudHealth Container Module enables users to customize what and how to report on container usage and costs. Starting at the cluster level, it’s useful to compare the amount of resources allocated to container tasks to the available capacity of the cluster. In this post, we discuss how CloudHealth’s support for Amazon ECS helps you understand your AWS resource usage and cost.

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Watch Our APN Digital Summit Sessions on YouTube

We recently hosted our first-ever APN Digital Summit with 20 sessions covering seven different AWS service areas. The all-day virtual summit gave APN Partners the chance to dive deep in areas without having to leave their office. We also hosted a virtual GameDay for APN Partners to apply their knowledge of the services covered during the session tracks. On our new APN YouTube channel, you can watch some of our sessions from the APN Digital Summit.

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Cloud Anything

Connecting AWS and Salesforce Enables Enterprises to Do More with Customer Data

As organizations seek to innovate and build customer experiences faster by leveraging data about their customers, a closer integration of Salesforce and AWS opens up a lot of possibilities. In this post, we’ll explore some specific Salesforce integration scenarios that customers often ask about. The announcement from AWS and Salesforce about our extended strategic alliance and how we’re integrating our products underscores the opportunity to help enterprises get more out of their customer data.

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Security Orchestration with Symantec Cloud Workload Protection and AWS Systems Manager

Symantec is an AWS Security Competency Partner that has integrated Amazon’s SSM Agent with their cloud-native Symantec Cloud Workload Protection (CWP) solution, which automates core security controls for AWS workloads, enabling business agility, risk reduction, and cost savings for organizations, while easing DevOps and administrative burdens. Customers can now deploy the CWP agent directly from the CWP console or just use a simple REST API call.

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AWS DevOps

How to Automate Centralized Logging and Integrate with Datadog

Having to debug a system with logs scattered in different places can make troubleshooting difficult, which is one of the reasons we recommend customers deliver AWS CloudTrail logs to a centralized Amazon S3 bucket. Although aggregating these logs is a big step forward, it still requires something to parse the logs and alert based on anomalies or high-risk API calls. Customers can integrate with solutions such as Datadog, which allows you to configure monitors and send critical change notifications to your team.

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JFrog_AWS Solutions

Delivering Software to Amazon EKS with Confidence Using JFrog Artifactory

JFrog, an APN Advanced Technology Partner, is a proud integration partner of Amazon Amazon EKS. In this post, JFrog provides a detailed example of deploying a containerized application to Amazon EKS using JFrog Artifactory as the Kubernetes registry. We also explore how to configure Artifactory as your Kubernetes registry for Amazon EKS by provisioning Artifactory and Amazon EKS, and deploying the Docker images from Artifactory to Amazon EKS.

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