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Category: Centralized operations management

Unlock Faster Releases with AWS AppConfig: The Secret Weapon for Your CI/CD Strategy

Striking a Balance Between Reliability and Agility in Cloud Operations The IT operation team of an enterprise serves as the first line of defense against potential business disruptions. They operate 24/7, acts as a hub, continuously monitor and manage the IT environment. The operation team handles and prioritizes critical IT incidents to minimize downtime and […]

Enhance your AWS cloud infrastructure security with AWS Managed Services (AMS)

Introduction A security or data loss incident can lead to both financial and reputational losses. Maintaining security and compliance is a shared responsibility between AWS and you (our customer), where AWS is responsible for “Security of the Cloud” and you are responsible for “Security in the Cloud”. However, security in the cloud has a much […]

From Planning to Execution – Harnessing AWS Migration Hub Journeys to Accelerate Migrations and Modernization

Cloud migrations and modernization are a lengthy, intricate, and continually evolving processes. Despite this, McKinsey studies indicate that customers are increasing cloud budgets and the number of applications that they plan to migrate. One of the primary complexities of migration and modernization projects are that collaboration with stakeholders can be cumbersome, relying on random ad-hoc […]

Build a Cloud Automation Practice for Operational Excellence: Best Practices from AWS Managed Services

Introduction In today’s fast-paced business environment, organizations are actively pursuing operational excellence to maintain a competitive edge. Automation is a critical foundation for achieving better efficiency, reliability, and scalability in operations. However, integrating automation into cloud practice entails more than simply implementing software or tools. Building a cloud automation practice requires a transformative journey that […]

Using Tag-Based Filtering to Manage AWS Health Monitoring and Alerting at Scale

AWS provides customers regular updates of service notifications and planned activities via e-mail to the root account owners or the operational, security and billing contacts. AWS also provides granular notifications to customers via AWS Health allowing them to fine-tune their alerts on issues relating directly to them. Alongside Health Dashboard’s monitoring capabilities, customers can also […]

Using AWS AppConfig to Manage Multi-Tenant SaaS Configurations

Using AWS AppConfig to Manage Multi-Tenant SaaS Configurations

As a Software as a Service (SaaS) provider, you can benefit from a SaaS operating model in a number of ways. One of the most impactful benefits you can realize is improvements to your operational efficiency, and one of the fundamental techniques you can leverage is to maintain a single software version for all your […]

Automate migrated servers to automatically join an Active Directory domain using AWS Application Migration service and AWS Systems Manager

AWS Application Migration Service (MGN) simplifies and expedites your migration to AWS by automatically converting your source servers from physical, virtual, or cloud infrastructure to run natively on AWS. The post-launch actions feature in MGN allow you to control and automate actions performed after your servers have been launched in AWS. You can use predefined […]

Use AWS Systems Manager for VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) operations management

A hybrid cloud strategy creates management and governance challenges for our customers. These challenges include maintaining consistent cloud security and compliance policies across hybrid VMC and cloud environments, providing a single pane of glass for visualizing and acting on operational data, and providing deployment automation and control of cloud infrastructure across multiple cloud environments. VMware […]

Monitor hybrid and multicloud environments using AWS Systems Manager and Amazon CloudWatch

As customers accelerate their migrations to the cloud and transform their businesses, some find themselves in situations where they have to manage IT operations in a hybrid or multicloud environment. These customers are faced with additional complexity when it comes to operating their applications and infrastructure. They often must use solutions from multiple providers to […]

Announcing AWS CloudTrail Lake Dashboards – Visualize and Analyze CloudTrail data

In January 2022, AWS announced general availability of AWS CloudTrail Lake, a managed audit and security lake that allows you to aggregate, immutably store and query activity logs for auditing, security investigation and operational troubleshooting. Since launch, thousands of customers have adopted this feature. We are excited to announce that CloudTrail Lake dashboards are now […]