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AWS re:Invent 2020-2021: data transfer, hybrid cloud, and edge computing sessions

The biggest cloud computing event of the year has begun! As you’re most likely aware of by now, re:Invent 2020-2021 is a FREE, 3-week virtual conference taking place from Nov 30 – Dec 18 and Jan 12 – 14. We wanted to make sure we ended 2020 offering you a ton of educational AWS content […]

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How Discover Financial secures file transfers with AWS Transfer Family

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a digital banking and payment services company with one of the most recognizable brands in US financial services. Since its inception in 1986, Discover has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. We are proud members of the platform team at Discover, where we are […]

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Using VPC hosted endpoints in shared VPCs with AWS Transfer Family

AWS customers can now deploy AWS Transfer Family server endpoints in Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (Amazon VPCs) with shared resources. Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) sharing, which launched in early 2019, enables AWS customers to share specific resources with other AWS accounts within the same AWS Organization. VPC sharing benefits customers by enabling: Role-based separation […]

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How Liberty Mutual uses AWS Transfer Family to manage financial data

Liberty Mutual is the sixth largest property and casualty insurer in the world based on 2019 gross written premium. We rank 77th on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the US based on 2019 revenue, and as of December 31, 2019 we had $43.2 billion in annual consolidated revenue. As a part of […]

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Using Okta with multi-factor authentication for AWS Transfer for SFTP

Enterprises often use SFTP to provide third parties like vendors, partners, or offsite laboratories access to their data lakes for things like uploads, downloads, or distributing data exports to clients. AWS Transfer Family provides a fully managed SFTP (now expanded to offer FTPS and FTP) service for Amazon S3. The service frees you from managing […]

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Centralize data access using AWS Transfer Family and AWS Storage Gateway

More stringent and ever-changing compliance regulations have challenged financial institutions in a variety of ways, and regulatory compliance is frequently translated into specific operational requirements. One such operational requirement is that financial institutions must provide information accurately and in a timely fashion to external organizations. Apart from reporting, financial institutions must adhere to data retention […]

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Minimize network latency with your AWS Transfer for SFTP servers

Do you have clients spread across the globe accessing your SFTP server? Are your globally distributed end users experiencing performance issues due to geographical distance from your server endpoints? Wouldn’t it be great if you could provide similar performance to all your clients irrespective of their location? In this post, I provide you with best […]

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Lift and Shift migration of SFTP servers to AWS

Organizations across a variety of industries and geographical locations exchange data as part of their critical business workflows. Quite often, the operational burden of managing file transfer infrastructure and high capital expenses drains IT budgets. More importantly, it keeps those budgets from resourcing value added projects to differentiate businesses. To address these challenges, and unlock the […]

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Supporting big data and analytics engagements with AWS Transfer for SFTP

Leap Beyond is a multinational boutique consultancy that specialises in big data. Our goal is to help medium to large enterprises use their data to realise high-impact changes in their businesses and their bottom line. In my role as one of the managing partners, I have special responsibility and interest in how our engineers work […]

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A storage enthusiast’s guide to re:Invent storage sessions

UPDATE: The AWS re:Invent links in this post are outdated. Please visit the AWS Events channel on YouTube for a complete on-demand playlist of AWS Storage sessions at AWS re:Invent 2019. As an AWS Hero and having attended re:Invent multiple years, I’ve picked up some tips on how to get the most out of this […]

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