Networking & Content Delivery

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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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AWS Transit Gateway now supports Intra-Region Peering

AWS Transit Gateway now supports Intra-Region Peering

Introduction When we first released AWS Transit Gateway in 2018, it started with support for Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) and Site-to-Site VPN attachments. Customers loved the simplicity of deploying hub-and-spoke architectures, built-in resiliency and high availability, and the ability to scale to thousands of attachments using a single gateway. Thereafter we followed with […]

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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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Deployment models for AWS Network Firewall with VPC routing enhancements

Introduction Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is a logically isolated virtual network. It has inbuilt network security controls and implicit routing between VPC subnets by design. Network security controls such as security groups (SGs) and network access control lists (ACLs) provide you with options to control network traffic. However these controls operate at network and transport […]

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How to solve Private IP exhaustion with Private NAT Solution

Introduction: As our computing needs evolve, one of the most common questions we hear from customers is, “how do I manage my private IP space? I’m almost out of it.” It’s difficult to assign separate Private IP ranges (RFC 1918) to different business units in an organization because the available IPv4 address range is restricted. […]

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Analyze VPC Flow Logs with point-and-click Amazon Athena integration

Analyzing your VPC Flow Logs using Athena is now easier than ever! The recently introduced VPC Flow Logs integration with Amazon Athena helps you get started with extracting meaningful insights from VPC Flow Logs in just a few clicks. In this blog post, we will walk you through how you can use this recently announced […]

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How FactSet handles networking for 1000+ AWS accounts

This is a blog post by FactSet’s Cloud Infrastructure team, Gaurav Jain, Nathan Goodman, Geoff Wang, Daniel Cordes, Sunu Joseph, and AWS solutions architects Amit Borulkar and Tarik Makota. In Factset’s own words “FactSet creates flexible, open data and software solutions for tens of thousands of investment professionals around the world. These solutions provide instant […]

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VPC sharing: key considerations and best practices

Introduction It has been over 2 years since we launched VPC sharing at re:Invent 2018. I previously wrote about this capability in a “VPC sharing: A new approach to multiple accounts and VPC management” blog post. That blog covers everything you need to know about where to start, the benefits of VPC sharing, and why we decided […]

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Using VPC Traffic Mirroring to monitor and secure your AWS infrastructure

VPC Traffic Mirroring is an AWS feature used to copy network traffic from the elastic network interface of an EC2 instance to a target for analysis. This makes a variety of network-based monitoring and analytics solutions possible on AWS. By capturing the raw packet data required for content inspection, VPC Traffic Mirroring enables agentless methods […]

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