Networking & Content Delivery

Tag: Hybrid Connectivity

Introducing AWS Site-to-Site VPN Private IP VPNs

One of the most common ways that customers connect securely to AWS from on premises is by using the AWS Site-to-Site VPN managed IPSec VPN solution. One key benefit our customers look for when using the service is not having to manage 3rd-party or custom VPN solutions built using EC2 instances. The native service is […]

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AWS Networking and Content Delivery Recap of re:Invent 2021

Happy 2022 AWS Networking & Content Delivery enthusiasts! In December 2021, AWS hosted its 10th annual re:Invent conference. The Networking & Content Delivery team had 14 unique breakout sessions that were recorded and can be found on this playlist. In addition to these sessions, the Networking team had a leadership session presented by David Brown, […]

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Automated VPC prefix list population for cross-Region and in-Region security group referencing

AWS customers regularly use the ability to reference another security group in the same Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), or a peered VPC in the same Region, as a dynamic reference. This ability allows customers who have highly ephemeral workloads to adopt the practice of least privilege more easily. We do not currently support security […]

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AWS Direct Connect expands presence in Australia with 100 Gbps connections and MACsec

AWS Direct Connect makes it easy to establish a dedicated network connection from your premises to AWS. With the launch of a new AWS Direct Connect location in the NextDC S2 Sydney data center, you can now establish dedicated 100 Gbps and encrypted connections with resiliency across two Sydney locations. Equinix SY3, an existing location in Sydney, also […]

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AWS Direct Connect monitoring and failover with Anomaly Detection

As enterprises move to the Cloud, having a reliable network connection to their on-premises data centers is fundamental. In this post, I show how to monitor your AWS Direct Connect links and initiate remediation (including automatic failover) when degradation in end-to-end path quality (packet loss, high latency) is detected. Multiple Direct Connect links at separate […]

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Introducing AWS Cloud WAN (Preview)

Today, AWS announced the preview release of a new networking service, AWS Cloud WAN. Cloud WAN is a managed wide area networking (WAN) service that makes it easy for you to build, manage, and monitor a global network that connects resources running across your cloud and on-premises environments. AWS gives customers many powerful, yet simple […]

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Introducing AWS Direct Connect SiteLink

SiteLink, a new feature of AWS Direct Connect (DX), makes it easy to send data from one Direct Connect location to another, bypassing AWS Regions. If you recall, Direct Connect is a cloud service that links your network to AWS, bypassing the internet to deliver more consistent, lower-latency performance. Prior to SiteLink, it was not […]

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Building highly resilient applications using Amazon Route 53 Application Recovery Controller, Part 1: Single-Region stack

This is the first of a two-part blog post series that shows how the recently launched Amazon Route 53 Application Recovery Controller (Route 53 ARC) service allows you to centrally coordinate failovers and recovery readiness of your application. Using Route 53 ARC with a sample single-Region and multi-Region infrastructure stack, this post provides guidance for […]

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Dual-stack IPv6 architectures for AWS and hybrid networks

Introduction An increasing number of organizations are adopting IPv6 in their environments, driven by the public IPv4 space exhaustion, private IPv4 scarcity, especially within large-scale networks, and the need to provide service availability to IPv6-only clients. An intermediary step in the path to fully supporting IPv6 are dual-stack IPv4/IPv6 designs, which leverage both versions of […]

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Introduction to Network Transformation on AWS – Part 2

Introduction This blog post is a continuation of Introduction to Network Transformation on AWS – Part 1. To recap, as your organization begins to embrace cloud, you extend your network to AWS using a hybrid connectivity architecture. When we work with customers, we see that their network traffic patterns have been changing as more applications […]

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