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Tag: AWS Well-Architected Framework

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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.

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Simplified Help Desk and Endpoint Management with Track-It! on AWS

The Track-It! help desk and endpoint management system helps an organization track all IT tasks and end-user issues and requests in one place. The new AWS Quick Start for Track-It! help desk software by BMC Software solves this problem by simplifying the setup, configuration, and ongoing management of the system. It provides users an easy to implement, secure, globally accessible help desk and endpoint management system in a fraction of the time and cost of doing it yourself.

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Building Resilient and Reliable Systems on AWS with Gremlin’s Reliability Platform

Today, many organizations trust Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host their business’s applications and infrastructure. As they continue to innovate, their applications and environments become increasingly complex. This post explores how AWS customers can leverage Gremlin to improve the resiliency and reliability of their applications. Learn how to apply chaos engineering principles to your Amazon EKS environment to increase uptime, reduce incidents, and build more resilient applications, systems, and services.

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Top 4 Recommendations for Partners to Achieve Success with the AWS Competency Program

The AWS Competency program validates and promotes AWS Partners with demonstrated technical expertise and proven customer success. Attaining a Competency helps partners market and differentiate their business to customers by showcasing their capabilities in specialized areas. To get there, it’s important AWS Partners have a list of best practices and recommendations. Learn how partners can achieve and make the most out of the AWS Competency program through four key steps.

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Automating Serverless Best Practices with Dashbird’s Serverless Well-Architected Insights

Customers building on AWS can benefit from specific alignment to either their architecture or an industry vertical via lenses which are included within the AWS Well-Architected Tool and include questions applicable to that particular workload. Learn how findings from the Serverless Application Lens can be automated using Dashbird Insights to show misconfigurations and best practice violations in relation to serverless workloads. This post walks through the deployment of an example serverless application that we’ll profile using Dashbird Insights.

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Create AWS Accounts and Align to the CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark with Stax

Learn how the CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark helps organizations operate securely whilst examining the common challenges businesses face in its implementation. Stax can offer a solution to speed up AWS account creation while adhering to the CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark. Creating and configuring AWS accounts securely can be a time-consuming and tedious exercise. Competing priorities can result in rushed or inconsistent process, impacting security, agility, and velocity.

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Choose Your Own Adventure with AWS GameDay

For ePlus Technology, AWS GameDay was a golden opportunity for teams looking to transform their skills with AWS. GameDay is a collaborative learning exercise that tests skills in implementing AWS solutions to solve real-world problems. The gamified, risk-free environment provides a hands-on opportunity for technical professionals to explore AWS services, architecture patterns, best practices, and group cooperation.

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AWS MSP Partner Program Validation Checklist Update – Version 5

The goal of the AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Partner Program is to recognize partners that provide the best AWS Cloud managed service experience for their customers. To this effect, we periodically publish updates to the AWS MSP Partner Program Validation Checklist which defines the criteria and requirements for the AWS MSP Partner Program. We’re pleased to share the latest updates in version 5.0 of the validation checklist.

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Strengthening Cloud Governance and Optimizing FinOps with LTI Infinity Ensure

As customers continue to accelerate business transformation by moving to the cloud, the need for a more self-reliant and integrated cloud governance framework with enhanced security and compliance, cost management, and reporting and analytics, is on the rise. Learn how Infinity Ensure can help enterprises optimize cloud governance with continuous monitoring and tracking, and get recommendations to keep up with cloud innovations.

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Using Snowflake to Access and Combine Multiple Datasets Hosted by the Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative

The zero-cost Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative (ASDI) seeks to accelerate sustainability research and innovation by minimizing the cost and time required to analyze large sustainability datasets. In this post, we’ll use Snowflake, a data cloud company, to work with two different ASDI datasets containing climate and air quality data. We’ll demonstrate how to access ASDI datasets, join them together by date, and ultimately form a merged result.

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