Networking & Content Delivery

Amazon CloudFront introduces Origin Access Control (OAC)

Amazon CloudFront is a global content delivery network that securely delivers applications, websites, videos, and APIs to viewers across the globe in milliseconds. Using CloudFront, customers can access different types of origin services to suit their use cases. One of the performant architectures customers adopt is to use Amazon S3 as the origin to host […]

Design patterns for interconnecting a telco data center to an Amazon VPC

Traditionally, communication service providers (CSPs) in the telecom industry have used a Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) technique to segregate their data center (DC) networks per each network domains; for examples of domain such as Operation, Administration & Management (OAM), signaling, roaming, and user traffic networks. Each VRF domain in the data center must also […]

Gain usage insights with Amazon CloudWatch metrics and Contributor Insights for AWS PrivateLink

We recently launched Amazon CloudWatch metrics for AWS PrivateLink. This feature publishes metrics for PrivateLink services and endpoints at 1-minute intervals at no cost to you. You can also use CloudWatch Contributor Insights to visualize usage against your PrivateLink services. This blog summarizes PrivateLink metrics, shows the metrics and filters in Amazon CloudWatch, and provides […]

Restricting access on HTTP API Gateway Endpoint with Lambda Authorizer

Customers use Amazon API Gateway APIs for critical production applications ranging from simple HTTP proxies to full-blown API management with request transformation, authentication, and validation. Starting in 2019, HTTP APIs have provided an enhanced alternative to the traditional API Gateway REST APIs, with HTTP APIs offering up to 60% latency reduction, 71% cost reduction, and […]

Well-Architecting online applications with CloudFront and AWS Global Accelerator

Introduction Worldwide, millions of customers are actively using AWS to build applications for every imaginable use case, with a variety of regions in which they can deploy infrastructure. An AWS Region is a physical location where AWS clusters data centers and operates regional services, like AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Amazon Simple Storage Service […]

AWS Cloud WAN and Amazon VPC IPAM with AWS Control Tower

AWS Control Tower offers a straightforward way to set up and govern a multi-account AWS environment, following prescriptive best practices to build a secure landing zone quickly. You can provision tens, if not hundreds, of new AWS accounts at one time using AWS Control Tower. Once you provision accounts, you typically require the deployment of Amazon […]

IP Address Management for AWS Control Tower

For many customers, governing and auditing IP address allocation for at-scale networks is a complex, time-consuming, and potentially error-prone task. This is because application workloads are rapidly migrating to the cloud. Traditionally, network administrators have resorted to using combinations of spreadsheets, home-grown tools, and scripts to track address assignments across multiple accounts, Amazon Virtual Private […]

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 […]

Automating Domain Delegation for Public Applications in AWS

Security is top priority at AWS. Cybersecurity and digital risk management are the primary considerations of customers when ensuring that security and trust are always in place for a secure data and cloud infrastructure. These concerns are even more critical for public internet facing applications, which are accessed using a public domain. In AWS Cloud, […]