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Bootstrapping multiple AWS accounts for AWS CDK using CloudFormation StackSets

The AWS CDK makes it easy to deploy an application to the AWS Cloud. But first you must “bootstrap” the target AWS account. You can bootstrap an AWS account by using the AWS CDK CLI and running cdk bootstrap. This is great for teams that have access to AWS accounts, or only need to bootstrap […]

Governance Patterns to Manage Private Workloads through Cloud Operations Services

Introduction For enterprises, one of the larger obstacles when adopting and migrating to the cloud is how to establish a well-thought-out cloud governance model to meet internal or regulatory compliance requirements. One common inhibitor in the field is that enterprises seek to come up with a one-size-fits-all approach to cloud governance for all workloads. We […]

A self-service patching solution for multi-account organizations

Patch Management is a critical operation that every organization wants to prioritize. This becomes tedious and challenging if an enterprise operates on a platform-consumer or hub-spoke model. An example of this would be a multi-account environment with hundreds of accounts and thousands of users using applications hosted in AWS. Different application owners have different requirements […]

Fine-grained access control in Amazon Managed Grafana using Grafana Teams

Every customer who uses Amazon Managed Grafana as part of their observability or data visualization service has multiple business units or divisions to serve. Users from these business units or divisions must access Amazon Managed Grafana and manage or view their own resources, such as data sources, dashboards, and alerts. Additionally, IT administrators must manage […]

How KoreroPlatforms (Powered by DiGiSPICE) built a multi-tenant SaaS architecture for their enterprise customers using AWS Organizations

DiGiSPICE is known to its customers as a thriving, innovation-led organization with extensive experience in running telecom services in India (Spice Telecom). They help enterprises in their digital transformation journey by harnessing the power of mobile and using technology to improve the connected customer experience. With the above mission, DiGiSPICE has built a communications platform […]

Fully-automated enterprise-scaled provisioning of AWS Accounts via Self-Service using Jira Service Desk

With more than 5 million articles from over 7,000 brands, OTTO is one of the leading German online shopping platforms. In the future, it will open up to even more brands and partners as part of its transformation. OTTO is part of the internationally active Otto Group, with headquarters in Hamburg, and employs 6,100 people […]

Using Business Agility to Unlock Business Value while Migrating to AWS

In a recent article by McKinsey, ” Unlocking value: Four lessons in cloud sourcing and consumption”, enterprises estimate that around 30% of their cloud spend is wasted. Furthermore, approximately 80% of enterprises consider managing cloud spend a challenge. Even though over 70% of enterprises cite optimizing cloud spend as a major goal, it remains an […]

Visualize AWS Service Catalog Product Usage in an AWS Organization with Amazon QuickSight

  AWS Service Catalog is a widely used service that simplifies the management of tools, services, and resources in AWS accounts for organizations. This service empowers end users to provision products vetted by their organization in their environments with confidence in security and compliance. Portfolios are shared with AWS accounts in an AWS Organization, from which […]

Sharing AWS Outposts in a multi account AWS environment: Part 1

This post is written by Karl Schween, Principal Solutions Architect at AWS. This post is part one of two part series ‘Sharing AWS Outposts in a multi account AWS environment’ providing you guidance and considerations for sharing AWS Outposts and Amazon S3 on Outposts in a multiple AWS Account environment. AWS Outposts is a fully […]

AWS Organizations now provides a simple, scalable and more secure way to close your member accounts

Today, you can centrally close member accounts in your AWS organization enabling easier and more efficient account management of your AWS environment. This means you’re able to close member accounts from your organization’s management account without needing to login to each member account individually with root credentials. You can also ensure that only authorized IAM […]