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Driving Business Innovation and Delivering Cloud Security with Digital Cloud Services from Atos

Digital Cloud Services (DCS) is a fully managed AWS landing zone-as-a-service from Atos, and the DCS solution offers a managed landing zone platform with enterprise-grade security. It provides customers with the ideal environment to start or continue their business transformation, at pace and scale in a self-service manner. With DCS, customers are safe in the knowledge the underlying platform is built to CIS benchmarks and AWS Well-Architected Framework standards.

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New Foundational Technical Review Process for Partner Hosted Solutions

The AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR) helps identify and mitigate technical risks in solutions built by AWS ISV Partners. The FTR focuses on a subset of AWS Well-Architected best practices and defines objective criteria for each requirement. In October 2021, we updated the FTR process for Partner Hosted solutions to make it faster, easier, and more accurate than before. In this post, learn how the updated FTR process works, benefits of the new process, and how you can get started.

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Achieving Operational Success of SaaS Solutions

Operational excellence is a key challenge for SaaS providers as it deals with the ability to run and monitor workloads effectively and to continuously improve supporting processes and procedures to deliver business value. Implementing AWS best practices will enable you to handle and respond to continually shifting tenant workloads and usage patterns, and use data-driven insights to achieve desired business and technical outcomes.

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Using Cloudwiry to Optimize Costs and Modernize Your Stack By Leveraging AWS

Application modernization requires a holistic approach, and Cloudwiry enables optimization and modernization of cloud deployments by evaluating AWS services involved. Learn how the Cloudwiry Enterprise platform can help your organization make informed decisions about application modernization. This post also takes a deeper look into specific examples of how Cloudwiry has helped customers optimize their cloud usage on AWS.

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Optimizing the Cost of Your SaaS Environment with the AWS Well-Architected SaaS Lens

Capturing, managing, and analyzing costs is an essential part of any SaaS business. Without a firm grasp on the cost profile of your SaaS environment, it will be difficult to assess the tiering and pricing models of your solution. Learn how the Cost Optimization pillar of the AWS Well-Architected SaaS Lens identifies specific best practices that can help you improve the cost profile of a SaaS application. These play a key role in shaping the operational and scaling experience of your SaaS environment.

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Taming Machine Learning on AWS with MLOps: A Reference Architecture

Despite the investments and commitment from leadership, many organizations are yet to realize the full potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). How can data science and analytics teams tame complexity and live up to the expectations placed on them? MLOps provides some answers. Hear from AWS Premier Consulting Partner Reply how you can “glue” the various components of MLOps together to build an MLOps solution using AWS managed services.

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AWS Direct Connect Integration with VMware Cloud on AWS

With hybrid implementations, we see a design pattern where customers configure connectivity to allow communication between on-premises and VMware Cloud on AWS networks. Customers use various methods such us a VPN and/or AWS Direct Connect to implement hybrid cloud connectivity. Learn how to leverage Direct Connect to establish hybrid connectivity between on-premises VMware infrastructure and VMware Cloud on AWS.

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How Reply Built a Connected Vehicle Platform with AWS IoT and Amazon Alexa

Introducing new touch points, such as Amazon Alexa for voice user interface, allows car manufacturers to design new user experiences offboard and open new business models. Reply, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, works closely with several players in the automotive industry. Learn how one OEM, in partnership with Reply, has extended its connected vehicle platform with a set of features that enable new business logics corresponding to new remote functionalities for car management provided to drivers.

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Using AWS CloudFormation Modules to Improve Enterprise Security

Dive deep on AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) permissions and how the principle of least privilege can be best achieved when using AWS CloudFormation, and more specifically CloudFormation Modules, to provision resources on AWS. CloudFormation Modules are a way to package resource configurations for inclusion across stack templates, in a transparent, manageable, and repeatable way.

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7 Tips for AWS Consulting Partners Conducting Well-Architected Reviews for Customers

For AWS Consulting Partners, running highly impactful Well-Architected Reviews can be key to building long-term relationships with customers. Effective use of the AWS Well-Architected Framework educates customers on best practices and how to measure and improve their workloads. Based on feedback we have received over the past 2+ years, here are some tips which consultants can include in their reviews to ensure customer success.

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