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Remote Work Rises: A Checklist for Secure Networks on AWS

An organization that rushes to make remote work possible may experience network strain and expose themselves to data breaches if the transition lacks a rock-solid security foundation. Organizations that make AWS a cornerstone of their cloud grapple with this notion too, but this checklist allows them to prepare and complement their AWS solution with a security model that provides speedy, safe access to any number of remote employees no matter where they choose to work.

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Building your App from Idea to MVP: Part 1

Given Sr. Product Manager Nikhil Swaminathan’s background both as a founder and at a big tech company, Swaminathan wanted to share his experience and advice for turning your idea for an app into a working MVP. In Part 1, he’ll start by walking you through how to take an idea — in today’s case, an online poster business — from a concept to a real app.

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Airnguru: Using a Multi-region Approach with Amazon EC2 Spot to Reduce Processing Costs

The Airnguru Suite is a SaaS for airlines. They provide airlines with new generation pricing technology and pricing intelligence solutions and assist airlines in their internal processes related to pricing. In this article, Data Engineer Cesar Moltedo and CTO Daniel Pizarro, will discuss Airnguru’s product offering, how they leveraged Spot Instances to reduce costs, some of the challenges they faced using this technology, and how they solved them.

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Get Your Business Off The Ground with the AWS Serverless-First Function

To learn more about growing your startup with a serverless-first approach, join us at the AWS Serverless-First Function. The two-day virtual event begins on May 21st, featuring sessions by organizational leaders, as well as an introduction from Amazon CTO, Dr. Werner Vogels. On May 28, hundreds of startups, large organizations, and AWS experts will virtually gather to teach builders of all expertise levels in building and operating serverless applications. 

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Upbeat on AI: FinTechs Forecast Rebound Informed with Deep Learning

Hicham Oudghiri, chief executive of Enigma, was one of several FinTech CEOs that recently spoke to us about how cloud services and Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) are fueling the rise of conversational AI and recommendation systems. In addition to Enigma, we also spoke to representatives from Ocrolus, NerdWallet, AWS, and internally from NVIDIA to get their thoughts on this hyper-relevant topic.

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How Backbase Leveraged EC2 Hibernation to Reduce Compute Spending by 30%

Backbase is a leader in digital first, omni-channel banking platform and creator of the Backbase Digital-First Banking Platform, a state-of-the-art digital banking software solution that unifies data and functionality from traditional core systems and new fintech players into a seamless, digital customer experience. As they grew, they found that they needed a way to keep resourcing costs low. Here’s how they leveraged Amazon EC2 hibernation to do it.

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