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Best Practices from IBM and AWS for Optimizing SaaS Solutions for Sustainability

IBM and Amazon are both signatories of The Climate Pledge, a commitment to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040—10 years ahead of The Paris Agreement. Learn how SaaS providers can optimize applications by implementing best practice recommendations from AWS, and review a few examples from IBM to optimize SaaS applications for sustainability and track the results via dashboard. Every action you take contributes to your organization’s broader sustainability goals.

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Thinknum Gains Valuable Benefits Through the AWS Foundational Technical Review

By undergoing a Foundational Technical Review (FTR), AWS Partners can gain valuable technical and business benefits by addressing important requirements and managing ongoing compliance. Thinknum, an Advanced Tier Services Partner, engaged in the AWS FTR to identify key opportunities for improvement in its AWS account configuration and receive guidance on how to implement improvements to its security, reliability, and operational posture.

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Infrastructure Auto-Remediation on AWS with 6pillars and AWS Well-Architected Integration

The AWS Well-Architected Framework defines six pillars of cloud best-practices, and automation has matured to the point where it’s ready to support customers’ growing sophistication and appetite for efficiency. Learn how 6pillars’ dedication to automation-first and integration with AWS-native tools enables customers to deploy automation of AWS best practices quickly, safely, and cost-effectively. This drives significant benefits to customers seeking to adhere to multiple compliance standards.

Understand and Prioritize Risk Amplifiers Within Your Cloud with AWS Services and Sonrai Dig

Sonrai Dig is a platform built from the ground up to solve threats to your cloud through early recognition of significant risks, which can prevent the exploitation and monetizing of your data. With one platform, you get contextual integration of investments in AWS, as well as normalization of those same capabilities across multi-cloud deployments. Together, Sonrai Dig, Amazon Inspector, and Amazon GuardDuty complement each other’s ability to find and categorize risk urgency.

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Securing the 5G Network on AWS with Palo Alto Networks

Security is job zero at AWS and is one of the most important design principles of a Well-Architected Framework. Learn how to implement a 5G end-to-end security model based on Zero Trust principles using Palo Alto Networks’ 5G-native security solution for highly distributed and cloud-native 5G networks—with containerized 5G security and real-time threat correlation among 5G users, device identifiers, and a 5G network slice.

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How Ganit Helps Customers Optimize Their Inventory by Leveraging Amazon Forecast

Predicting demand for medical products can be a formidable challenge, since many items have no underlying seasonality patterns nor a consistent shelf life. Learn how Ganit worked with a client to achieve reductions in inventory by designing a robust solution with Amazon Forecast. This post details the approach used to define the objectives and discover the data treatments, and cover employing the flexible architecture provided by Forecast to turn the client’s data into a strength.

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Provisioning Secure and Compliant Applications on AWS with DevSecOps and DuploCloud

It has become increasingly important for companies to meet security and compliance standards set forth across industries today, but this is particularly a hurdle for smaller ISVs and startups that do not have the resources and budget to navigate the ever-growing list. Learn about an approach and best practices for SOC 2 compliance, and how DuploCloud accelerates time to compliance by natively integrating security controls into mainstream DevOps workflows.

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Empowering Sustainability with the Sogeti Carbon Estimator

In line with Capgemini Group‘s sustainability vision to become a net zero business by 2040, Sogeti has collaborated with AWS to find a pragmatic solution that is helping to bring this vision to life—the Sogeti Carbon Estimator (SCE). This tool can be used to automatically bring insights into the carbon footprint of any cloud component used to serve technology, including complex AI solutions enabled by MLOps. SCE highlights the goal of many cloud providers and businesses—to unlock the value of cloud sustainably.

Simplifying Tenant Cost Allocation in a SaaS Solution on AWS with CloudZero

The Cost Optimization Pillar of the SaaS Lens for the AWS Well-Architected Framework emphasizes the need for expenditure awareness by measuring tenant consumption and correlating it to tenant costs. This can prove challenging in SaaS solutions, where resources are shared across tenants. Learn how to leverage CloudZero to gain visibility into tenant consumption, and how you can gain insights into tenant cost using CloudZero’s Enhanced Unit Cost Analytics.

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Mitigating Sensitive Data-Related Risks via Foundational Technical Review (FTR) for SaaS Solutions

Most SaaS solutions which undergo an AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR) ingest, manage, and store sensitive data. The FTR is a review based on the AWS Well-Architected Framework and enables AWS Partners to identify and remediate risks in their solutions. Learn how to manage and secure sensitive data within their SaaS solutions with a focus on addressing requirements related to PII or PHI requirements in the Foundational Technical Review.