AWS Marketplace

Category: Security, Identity, & Compliance

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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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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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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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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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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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DevSecOps webinar AWS Marketplace

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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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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