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CloudEndure architecture diagram

Automate AWS account provisioning and server migration using AWS Service Catalog and CloudEndure from AWS Marketplace

If you’re involved in a migration project for your company that is moving to the AWS Cloud, you likely go through a variety of stages, such as migration preparation, portfolio discovery, planning, and design. In most cases, the rubber hits the road after these stages, and you begin migrating your physical, virtual, or cloud-based infrastructur­­­­­e […]

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OpenVPN settings AWS Marketplace

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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ClougFormation AWS Marketplace AMI reference architecture

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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securing aws marketplace ami

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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Golden AMI pipeline

Announcing the Golden AMI Pipeline

Today, I’m happy to announce that the golden AMI pipeline sample configuration is now available. Many AWS customers I work with are taking concrete steps to mature their cloud processes. These AWS customers have already identified and agreed upon a set of best practices they want to follow. One such practice is to set up […]

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AWS Service Catalog case study 3M HIS

How 3M HIS Uses AWS Service Catalog to Flatten the Learning Curve for Continuous Delivery

Continuous delivery (CD) has many advantages: faster build/test/deploy cycles, less manual work for developers, higher quality software, and more reliable updates. So why doesn’t everyone work this way? One reason is that the path to implementation can be bumpy. Particularly for large enterprises, there can be a steep learning curve—especially when teams are expected to […]

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Search for better hosting yields “huge cost savings” by using AWS and AWS Marketplace

Managed hosting—at first it can feel like a good fit. Then it starts to feel like a straitjacket. That was the experience of MovieStarPlanet, a Danish company founded in 2009 to develop and market interactive social games aimed at children and tweens. The company’s catalog includes the games MovieStarPlanet, BooniePlanet, and BlockStarPlanet. “We were using […]

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