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Going to market with SaaS subscriptions and contracts in AWS Marketplace

By Judah Bernstein, Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS focused on SaaS Tapo Ghosh, Partner Solutions Architect focused in AWS Marketplace This post is for independent software vendors (ISVs) offering software as a service (SaaS) solutions. In this blog post, we provide an overview of billing through SaaS contracts in AWS Marketplace. We also give […]

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Prioritizing security ops in the cloud: overview of an AWS and SANS Institute educational webinar

Security practitioners designing and implementing solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS) have a breadth of AWS services and third-party Independent Software Vendor (ISV) security solutions to help them customize and control security. AWS services can help you enable relevant controls for key security use cases and lay the foundation for a stronger overall security posture. […]

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Setting up OpenVPN Access Server in Amazon VPC

As you bring more workloads on to AWS, you sometimes need to serve private content without publicly exposing services on the internet. For example, internal portals for employees typically need to be accessible only via a private network. A common solution is setting up a remote-access virtual private network (VPN), which enables users to directly […]

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7 Tips to Successfully Submit Your Product Listing in AWS Marketplace

AWS Marketplace is a digital catalog that enables qualified Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to sell software solutions to AWS customers. In this post, I offer seven chronological tips to successfully submit your product listing in AWS Marketplace. Tip 1: Check requirements and complete your tax and banking wizard The best way to start is by […]

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CloudFormation Templates 101 for Sellers in AWS Marketplace

AWS Marketplace is a digital catalog that enables qualified Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to market software solutions and makes it easy for AWS customers to find, buy, and deploy software on AWS. In this post, I will explain a use case where CloudFormation template is a better fit than a Single-AMI solution, and then I […]

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Determining when to buy annual licenses in AWS Marketplace

Overview AWS Marketplace is a digital catalog of software solutions from independent software vendors (ISVs) that offer a variety of pricing options, including SaaS contracts, hourly billing, annual licenses, and private offers for their software products. Almost half of these AMI products offer annual subscription options, so customers often ask me how to know when […]

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Extend your approved golden AMI with AWS Marketplace Private Image Build

In this post, I will show you how to automate the installation of software from AWS Marketplace onto your golden AMI using Private Image Build, a new feature of AWS Marketplace currently in public beta. A “golden AMI” or “gold image” is an AMI you standardize through configuration, consistent security patching, and hardening. It also contains agents […]

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How to optimize cost savings in AWS Marketplace

AWS Marketplace is a curated digital catalog that provides a range of subscription and pricing options to help ensure you only pay for what you use on the software solutions you need. In this post, I will explain the cost-saving opportunities of pay-as-you-go pricing as well as free trials and annual subscriptions. These pricing models […]

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Riteway compares options in AWS Marketplace, chooses Spotfire for 93% faster insights

In this post, I’ll offer a summary of the data challenges faced by Riteway Sales and Marketing, a member of BeaconUnited, and how the company used TIBCO Spotfire on AWS, an analytics software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution designed for data exploration, to address those challenges. I’ll also include some of the results Riteway achieved by implementing the […]

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Ibotta Saves $1 Million with Cloudability from AWS Marketplace

In this post, you’ll discover how Ibotta, a mobile shopping app that helps consumers save money by generating cash back on in-store and mobile purchases, used Cloudability from AWS Marketplace to automate its reporting on cloud usage. This helped to increase its coverage of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Reserved Instances by 20 percent […]

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