AWS Marketplace

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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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AWS Marketplace case study TIBCO Riteway data analytics

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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Centralizing payments in AWS Marketplace with consolidated billing

AWS Marketplace is a curated digital catalog that lists thousands of software solutions with flexible pricing options. SaaS contracts, hourly billing, annual licenses, and private offers are examples of different payment options to choose from. Typically, when customers are in the procurement process, they use multiple linked accounts to subscribe to these products with several […]

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Reach Plc reduces disaster recovery cost using NetApp solution from AWS Marketplace

In this post, I’ll discuss how the United Kingdom’s largest newspaper publisher, Reach, reduced costs and increased performance for its disaster recovery solution by procuring and deploying NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP from AWS Marketplace. In this fast-paced era of digital journalism, the company must deliver print and digital editions like clockwork to keep up with […]

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Blog ConvergeHealth Service Catalog

Deloitte uses AWS Service Catalog to help enable rapid deployment of life sciences analytics platform

In this post, you’ll learn the details about how ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte uses AWS Service Catalog to create tools and solutions that bring better medical services to end patients. Deloitte is helping to empower life sciences and pharmaceutical companies to broaden the range of data used to discover treatments, ensure safety, and improve patient health. […]

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Securing access to AMIs in AWS Marketplace

Most of the customers I talk to manage large catalogs of paid software products procured from AWS Marketplace, including a mix of AWS Marketplace SaaS Contracts, hourly/monthly/annual Amazon Machine Images (AMIs), and products procured via Seller Private Offers. Customers often also ask me to explain best practices around securing access to paid software products in […]

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Making the Move from DevOps to DevSecOps

In this post, I will summarize the principles discussed in the recent AWS Marketplace webinar, “Making the Move from DevOps to DevSecOps.” If you are on your journey to the cloud with AWS, you are probably already using some DevOps approaches, so you can spin up new Virtual Machines (VMs), test, stage, and deploy applications […]

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