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Manage your AWS multi-account environment with Account Factory for Terraform (AFT)

Independent software vendors (ISVs) are AWS Partners who build products or services using AWS. Their workloads are typically diverse and require a flexible and customizable multi-account setup. Following are some examples: Backoffice workloads, which tend be deployed once and are then regularly updated, typically relying on commercial off-the-shelf software. Presales workloads, which are short lived […]

Self-service Account Provisioning Using AWS Service Management Connector for ServiceNow

Many customers are looking to adopt a multi-account strategy within their AWS environment. This allows customers to isolate their workloads into different environments including test, dev, and production in addition to separating workloads based on regulatory requirements. As customers scale their multi-account environments, one strategy to increase agility is to offer business units their own […]

Best practices for managing AWS account meta-data at scale

Best practices for managing AWS account meta-data at scale

As we all know, using multiple accounts on your AWS environment is one of the recommended best practices when organizing your workloads and your environment. Using multiple accounts brings multiple benefits allowing you to better leverage AWS services. However, AWS accounts are additional resources that you need to manage. In this blog post, you will […]

Provisioning access to security and audit teams in an AWS multi-account environment created by AWS Control Tower

AWS Control Tower offers the easiest way to set up and govern a secure, compliant, and multi-account AWS environment based on best practices established by working with thousands of enterprises. Organizations can leverage built-in preventive, proactive, and detective controls as a starting point to address the customer part of the AWS Shared Responsibility Model. Control […]

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 insights for your EC2 fleets across AWS accounts and regions

Automate insights for your EC2 fleets across AWS accounts and regions

Introduction Gaining insights and managing large Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) fleet that is spread across multiple accounts and regions can be a challenging task. It’s crucial to have a quick and efficient method to identify which instances are managed by AWS Systems Manager (SSM) and gather detailed information about the instances that are […]

Automate account customization using Account Factory Customization in AWS Control Tower

Automate account customization using Account Factory Customization in AWS Control Tower

Before customers can build, migrate and operate their workloads at scale, they must build a foundation to enable a multi-account architecture that supports the growing needs of their organization. With this foundation in place, customers can create AWS accounts to enable workload isolation within their organizations. As customers build their AWS account structure to group […]

Simplified multi-account governance with AWS Organizations all features

Simplified multi-account governance with AWS Organizations all features

AWS Organizations simplifies multi-account governance for customers with tools to centrally manage their AWS accounts and offers two feature modes all features and consolidated billing. With all features enabled, the default and preferred approach, customers can centrally manage other AWS services that are integrated with AWS Organizations and apply organization-wide controls with the management policies. […]

Multi-account strategy for small and medium businesses

Multi-account strategy for small and medium businesses

Why invest in a multi-account cloud foundation? Small and Medium Businesses (SMB) usually start with a single account when setting up their Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment. They typically want to get going quickly and maintain agility. Starting small and focusing on business needs, seems to make the most sense. However, even as a small […]

AWS Service Catalog Account Factory-Enhanced

Many enterprise customers who use AWS Control Tower to create accounts want an uncomplicated way to extend the next steps in the account creation process. These next steps cover common business use cases, including creating networks, security profiles, governance, and compliance. Executing these processes for every new account created manually is cumbersome and challenging to […]