Networking & Content Delivery

Infographic: Respond quickly to new demands on your network with AWS Transit Gateway

This new infographic is a quick overview of how AWS Transit Gateway helps you reshape and scale your network. Deploying each new application and workload requires changes to your network. As your network grows, making those changes gets more complex, and that can slow you down. Learn how AWS Transit Gateway makes responding to change […]

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Optimizing performance for users in China with Amazon Route 53 and Amazon CloudFront

China is an important market for global companies. Both enterprises and startups conducting or expanding business globally are looking for ways to tap into the growing user market in China. To help accelerate the customer cloud journey and help them move quickly into the new markets, AWS China (Beijing) Region was launched in 2016, followed […]

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Simplify network routing and security administration with VPC Prefix Lists

The recently announced Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Prefix Lists feature makes it easier to create consistent security postures and routing behaviors. A Prefix List is a collection of CIDR blocks that can be used to configure VPC security groups, VPC route tables, and AWS Transit Gateway route tables and can be shared with other […]

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Integrating external multicast services with AWS

Introduction Many enterprise customers and telecom operators run IP Multicast in their networks for video transcoding, financial trading platforms, multimedia broadcast multicast system (MBMS), and other services. As more and more customers migrate their on-premises workloads to the cloud, there is a need to not just build multicast applications on AWS, but also to integrate […]

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Creating realtime dashboards using Amazon CloudFront logs

Creating real time dashboards using Amazon CloudFront logs Amazon CloudFront is a content delivery network (CDN) that securely delivers static and dynamic web content with low latency and high transfer speeds using a global network of edge locations. Today, CloudFront announced a new feature that delivers logs, which are more detailed, configurable, and available in […]

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Simulating Site-to-Site VPN Customer Gateways Using strongSwan

Have you ever needed to demonstrate or gain hands-on experience with AWS site-to-site VPN capabilities, but didn’t know how to easily implement the on-premises side of a VPN connection? This post shows how to use an AWS CloudFormation template to easily deploy the open source strongSwan VPN solution to simulate an on-premises customer gateway in […]

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Zendesk’s Global Mesh Network: How we lowered operational overhead and cost by migrating to AWS Transit Gateway

This post is presented by our guest Vicente De Luca, Principal Engineer at Zendesk and contributor at AWS Community Builders program, focusing on architecting scalable and reliable networks for Zendesk’s global footprint, and Tom Adamski, AWS Networking Solutions Architect. Zendesk is a global CRM company, building software designed to improve customer relationships. Our customers span […]

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Improving real-time communication (RTC) client experience with AWS Global Accelerator

Introduction AWS Global Accelerator is a networking service that decreases latency, delivers greater performance, and achieves higher availability for internet traffic between your users and your applications running on AWS. By leveraging Global Accelerator, customers observe up to 49% reduction of end-to-end latency, 58% reduction of jitter, and 60% increase in throughput for your internet traffic. In this blog post, we […]

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Advanced Troubleshooting with AWS Transit Gateway Network Manager Route Analyzer

At re:Invent 2019, we introduced additional capabilities to build, manage, and monitor global networks using AWS Transit Gateway and AWS Transit Gateway Network Manager. In 2020, we published a number of articles expanding on the topic of global networks. First, a blog post addressing why would you build a global network on AWS. Next, how to build […]

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Testing AWS Direct Connect Resiliency with Resiliency Toolkit – Failover Testing

When deploying workloads in AWS, having highly resilient and fault-tolerant hybrid network connectivity is key to a well-architected system. Frequently testing this resiliency with simulated failure scenarios is important to ensure business continuity. The new Resiliency Toolkit – Failover Testing feature enables you to easily test the resiliency of your Direct Connect connections. In this […]

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