AWS Marketplace

Category: AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Controlling access to a well-architected Private Marketplace using IAM and AWS Organizations

At re:Invent 2018, AWS announced Private Marketplace, a feature that helps customers govern third-party software procurement from AWS Marketplace. In this post, I share some best practices that help you follow the principle of least privilege and implement access control using IAM and service control policies (SCPs) in AWS Organizations to set up a well-architected […]

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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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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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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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