Networking & Content Delivery

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Analyzing stale security group rules using serverless architecture

Security is a top priority for AWS and customers running workloads in AWS. The previous post Top 10 security items to improve in your AWS account, covered the top security items that AWS customers should pay special attention to if they want to improve their security posture. High on the list is the need to […]

Optimize content delivery for mobile devices with Amazon CloudFront

Amazon CloudFront lets you securely deliver data, videos, applications, and APIs to your global customers with low latency and high transfer speeds. In today’s digital-first world with a worldwide customer base, it’s important to deliver digital assets to end users with the lowest possible load time. Mobile devices now account for approximately 70% of internet traffic [1]. […]

How to optimize content for search engines with AWS WAF Bot Control and Amazon CloudFront

Search engine crawlers – a special bot type used to index your site – are very important visitors. They make sure that your content is searchable by end users. If a crawler can’t easily read your content, then any updates you make might not be immediately reflected in the search results. Depending on the algorithms […]

Providing controlled internet access through centralised proxy servers using AWS Fargate and PrivateLink

In this post we provide a regional solution for controlling outbound internet access to 1000s of Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) using AWS Fargate and AWS PrivateLink. It removes the need to manage any proxy servers or to provide Layer 3 connectivity between your VPCs. It also provides an end-to-end deployment pipeline with a simple, […]

Migrating accounts between AWS Organizations from a network perspective

In this post, we’ll discuss the considerations, recommendations, and approach for migrating AWS accounts between AWS Organizations from a networking perspective. We’ll explain the behavior of AWS networking resources when AWS accounts are moved between Organizations. We’ll also analyze the behavior from different viewpoints including service availability, management and governance, as well as commercial and operations. […]

NetDevOps: A modern approach to AWS networking deployments

Networks have grown larger and more complex with time, but they continue to be the foundation upon which applications and services run. This critical component has demanding requirements to keep up with a high velocity application development world. How can you enable your network to deliver these requirements with confidence? By adopting NetDevOps practices. This […]

AWS Cloud WAN and AWS Transit Gateway migration and interoperability patterns

Introduction At AWS re:Invent 2021, we launched a public preview of AWS Cloud WAN, a managed service for creating a global network using AWS global network infrastructure. Cloud WAN makes it easy to build and operate global wide area networks (WAN) to connect your data centers, branch offices, and Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs). Cloud […]

How to integrate Linux instances with AWS Gateway Load Balancer

When I meet with customers and discuss AWS Gateway Load Balancer (GWLB), I often get asked for suggestions regarding integrating it with their existing Linux appliances. GWLB utilizes GENEVE encapsulation with some important custom metadata, which doesn’t natively work with either Linux or Linux’s GENEVE module (which is designed only for Ethernet (Layer 2) packets, […]

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Securely Connect your Mobile Device to your AWS environment with AWS Client VPN

AWS Client VPN is a fully-managed, client-based Virtual Private Network (VPN) service used by your remote workforce to securely access resources within AWS and your on-premises network. It’s an elastic service that automatically scales up or down based on demand. In addition to the free, AWS-provided VPN client, you can also use a common Open […]