Enterprise governance and control

Establish a centrally managed, secure, multi-account AWS environment

With AWS, you can improve business agility while maintaining governance control. AWS provides an automated solution for creating and managing a secure multi-account environment. Use AWS to automate account creation, create groups of accounts to reflect your business needs, and use guardrails to enforce your policies on AWS.

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“With a secure multi-account AWS environment, we can meet SANS' expanding needs to create training covering emerging technologies and hands-on learning environments for our students. Control Tower’s visibility, guardrails, and federation ensure that we can scale our usage of AWS both quickly and confidently."

Ben Allen, Security Architect, SANS

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Set up your environment with governance built in

As your multi-account environment grows, gain peace of mind knowing your accounts conform to your company-wide policies. With AWS Control Tower, you can automate the setup of your environment and enforce guardrails for ongoing governance over your AWS workloads.

Manage your multi-account environment and billing

As you grow and scale your workloads on AWS, it is crucial to centrally govern your multi-account environment. With AWS Organizations, you can create groups of accounts to reflect your business needs, apply policies for these groups for governance, and centrally manage billing.

Gain visibility into your management processes

Facilitating governance processes can be challenging, as you seek a consolidated view across your organizational units and accounts. AWS Control Tower provides dashboard visibility into your guardrails, as well as your organizational units and accounts.

AWS Management and Governance services

In the past, organizations have had to choose between innovating faster and maintaining control over cost, compliance, and security. With AWS Management and Governance services, you don’t have to choose between innovation and control—you can have both. With AWS, you can enable, provision, and operate your environment for both business agility and governance control.

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Discover other use cases for managing and governing in AWS

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Improve the health of infrastructure and applications

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Audit and remediate your resource configurations

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Build, provision, and share resources

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Manage your cloud operations