As organizations are moving to AWS to gain the operational efficiencies of the cloud, they’re realizing the importance of a well-architected framework. This framework, which consists of twelve pillars, is well-intended, secure, and compliant, but is not exactly easy to achieve.
Our clients frequently tell us that two pillars in particular-- Security and Cost Optimization--are the most difficult to get right. This is partially because while advanced tooling is required to manage cloud complexities and compliance, selecting, deploying, and operating these tools is costly and burdensome.
Without optimizing your environment for these two pillars, you are preventing your organization from scaling up. This has resulted in many businesses that are restricted to a minimal use of AWS, negating any benefit of having adopted the cloud in the first place.
AHEAD uses the AWS Well-Architected Framework, which will walk you through missteps and how to get it right.
As organizations are moving to AWS to gain the operational
efficiencies of the cloud, they’re realizing the
importance of a well-architected framework. This
framework, which consists of twelve pillars, is wellintended,
secure, and compliant, but is not exactly
easy to achieve.
Our clients frequently tell us that two pillars in particular--Security
and Cost Optimization--are the most
difficult to get right. This is partially because while
advanced tooling is required to manage cloud
complexities and compliance, selecting, deploying,
and operating these tools is costly and burdensome.
Without optimizing your environment for these two
pillars, you are preventing your organization from
scaling up. This has resulted in many businesses that
are restricted to a minimal use of AWS, negating any
benefit of having adopted the cloud in the first place.
AHEAD uses the AWS Well-Architected Framework,
which will walk you through common missteps and
how to get it right.
Many enterprises have
VMware tools into their
environments and are now
looking to reap the benefits of
the cloud. But this migration
isn’t as easy as flipping a
switch, especially if you’re
looking to continue running
your VMware environment.
The ability to utilize your
existing VMware tools on
an AWS platform can result
in a more cost-effective,
simplified cloud experience,
allowing organizations to
begin their cloud journey by
moving workloads closer to
native cloud services. In this
document, we will review
ideal use cases for VMware
on AWS (VMC).
This planning and implementation guide discusses planning topics, architectural considerations, and configuration steps relevant before and after launching the necessary AWS services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) to run a high-availability and site-resilient Exchange architecture.
Until recently, it has been far cheaper and easier to produce and store data than to process it. Companies have the option to buy large, multi-million dollar hardware devices to process their big data, but with budgets under pressure and no clear way to calculate returns on investment, the business case is difficult to make… And when analysts explain to the CTO that they only need the hardware for six months, for one day a week, or for one hour a day, the investment becomes impossible to justify.
In this whitepaper, you’ll learn how by eliminating the traditionally high ‘cost of entry’ for big data analysis, Amazon Web Services is enabling customers to convert more raw data into more valuable business insight.
An easy way to get started using Amazon Web Services is by deploying development and test workloads. This solution briefing outlines some of the challenges that customers face with these workloads, and how AWS can help address them. In addition, it provides an overview of AWS, highlights some key services for these scenarios and provides links so that you can obtain more information about any service that you are interested in.
Read the IDG Research whitepaper to see why 54% of respondents plan to adopt and use AWS to help them execute their cloud strategies. Learn how AWS can help you:
- Increase business agility
- Rapidly deploy and scale new business applications
- Reduce total cost of ownership (TCO)
Prenez quelques minutes pour lire les résultats de la recherche d’IDG dans ce livre blanc. Vous y comprendrez notamment pourquoi 54% des répondants prévoient d’utiliser AWS pour les aider à déployer leur stratégie cloud. Découvrez comment AWS peut vous aider à :
-Améliorer l’agilité de votre entreprise
-Déployer rapidement de nouvelles applications métiers et adapter leurs ressources
-Réduire votre dette technologique (diminuer votre coût de possession)
Amazon Web Services has a long history of successfully supporting Microsoft workloads, with hundreds of thousands of customers across a wide variety of industries running their Microsoft workloads on AWS. Customers have successfully deployed virtually every Microsoft application available on the AWS Cloud, including (but not limited to) Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SharePoint Server, Microsoft Skype for Business, Microsoft Dynamics products, and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services. This guide covers the benefits of moving Microsoft workloads to the Cloud and how to get started.
Enterprise customers can take advantage of the many benefits provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) to achieve business agility, cost savings, and high availability by running their SAP environments on the AWS Cloud.
Many Enterprise customers run SAP production workloads on AWS today; including those that run on NON-SAP DBs (Oracle, MS SQL, DB2) or on SAP DBs (SAP HANA, SAP ASE). To support the demand of high memory instances, AWS have disclosed their SAP HANA instance roadmap (8TB and 16TB in 2018) and just made 4TB x1e instances available. A few examples of how AWS helped SAP customers cut costs, improve performance and agility include BP reducing 1/3 of their SAP infrastructure cost, Zappos successfully migrating to SAP HANA on AWS in less than 48 hours and enabling a major Healthcare and Life Science company to run BW on HANA with 30% better performance vs. on premise.
This guide is intended for SAP customers and partners who want to learn about the benefits and options for running SAP solutions on AWS, or who want to know how to implement and operate their SAP environment effectively on AWS.
Unternehmenskunden können mit den zahlreichen Vorteilen von Amazon Web Services (AWS) ihre geschäftliche Flexibilität steigern, Kosten einsparen und eine hohe Verfügbarkeit realisieren, indem sie ihre SAP-Umgebungen in die AWS Cloud verlagern.
Viele Enterprise-Kunden führen heute SAP-Produktions-Workloads auf AWS aus, einschließlich solcher, die auf anderen als SAP DBs (Oracle, MS SQL, DB2) oder auf SAP DBs (SAP HANA, SAP ASE) laufen. Um die Nachfrage nach Instances mit hoher Speicherkapazität zu erfüllen, hat AWS seine SAP HANA Instance-Roadmap (8TB und 16TB im Jahr 2018) veröffentlicht und gerade 4TB x1e-Instances zur Verfügung gestellt. Einige Beispiele dafür, wie AWS SAP-Kunden dabei geholfen hat, ihre Kosten zu senken, die Leistung und Flexibilität zu verbessern, sind unter anderem BP, das 1/3 seiner SAP-Infrastrukturkosten reduzierte, Zappos, das eine erfolgreiche Migration auf SAP HANA bei AWS innerhalb von weniger als 48 Stunden durchführen konnte, und die Befähigung eines g
Les clients professionnels peuvent tirer parti des nombreux avantages qu'offre Amazon Web Services (AWS) pour parvenir à l'agilité commerciale, réaliser des économies de coûts et offrir une haute disponibilité, et ce en exécutant leurs environnements SAP sur le cloud AWS.
La plupart des clients professionnels exécutent aujourd'hui leurs charges de travail de production sur AWS, y compris celles qui tournent sur des bases de données autres que SAP (Oracle, MS SQL, DB2) ou sur des bases de données SAP (SAP HANA, SAP ASE). Pour prendre en charge la demande d'instances à mémoire élevée, AWS a dévoilé la feuille de route des instances SAP HANA (8 To et 16 To en 2018) et vient de rendre disponibles les instances x1e de 4 To. Parmi les quelques exemples qui illustrent de quelle façon AWS a aidé les clients SAP à réduire les coûts et à améliorer les performances, ainsi que l'agilité, citons BP qui a diminué d'1/3 le coût de son infrastructure SAP, Zappos qui a réussi la migration vers SAP H
So you’re thinking about moving to the cloud. Which means you’ve got some new (and some old) security issues to think about.
Where do you start? What should you look for when you’re planning your cloud migration or expansion, and what features do you need to tick off your list when you compare partners for the project?
At AWS, we’ve worked with millions of cloud users in 190 countries, from all kinds of industries – large enterprise, start-ups, non-profits, education and government. Every organisation's needs are different, but we’ve identified the top features of any successful cloud security initiative. Here are six must-haves for cloud security confidence.
Although no enterprise will be forced to migrate its core enterprise applications to the cloud, enterprises are on the cusp of facing the fork in the road that leads to the cloud. The release of a jointly developed cloud-migration test program from SAP and AWS (Amazon Web Services) will help enterprises address the uncertainty that they will face in estimating the actual time and cost of a migration of HANA to the AWS cloud.
Provided by: AWS & Intel
SAP® customers who have long envied the many operational and cost benefts promised by cloud computing can now confdently pursue “cloud-frst” strategies. Companies that have made this move in collaboration with a leading company like Amazon Web Services (AWS) aren’t looking back. No longer bound by the constraints and overhead of legacy infrastructure, they’re pursuing new ways in which AWS-based SAP deployments can further their strategic goals and increase their competitiveness.
Provided by: AWS & Intel
Since SAP introduced its in-memory database, SAP HANA, customers have significantly accelerated everything from their core business operations to big data analytics. But capitalizing on SAP HANA’s full potential requires computational power and memory capacity beyond the capabilities of many existing data center platforms.
To ensure that deployments in the AWS Cloud could meet the most stringent SAP HANA demands, AWS collaborated with SAP and Intel to deliver the Amazon EC2 X1 and X1e instances, part of the Amazon EC2 Memory-Optimized instance family. With four Intel® Xeon® E7 8880 v3 processors (which can power 128 virtual CPUs), X1 offers more memory than any other SAP-certified cloud native instance available today.
SAP and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have jointly developed a cloud-migration test program, Fast Amazon SAP Transformation (FAST), that helps you address time- and cost-related uncertainties when migrating HANA to the AWS cloud.
This analyst report from Ovum explores how FAST (a four-step testing process) drastically reduces uncertainties about the time and costs involved in your HANA cloud migration. Download the report now and you’ll discover how FAST can help you:
-Quickly quantify costs, risks, and time for migrating SAP ERP applications to the AWS Cloud.
-Run your mission-critical applications faster and more reliably
Migrate your SAP HANA database to the cloud in only a few days with minimal infrastructure cost
Read the Report
New and existing SAP customers can confidently deploy their mission-critical workloads on AWS knowing that AWS and SAP have worked closely to test and certify that the AWS Cloud meets the stringent performance and availability needs of SAP workloads.
Hundreds of enterprise SAP customers run SAP solutions on AWS and are achieving increased flexibility, performance, and security, while simultaneously cutting their costs by migrating to AWS.
Download our whitepaper: Leveraging the Cloud for Speed, Agility and ROI.
One of the value propositions of an Internet of Things (IoT) strategy is the ability to provide insight that was previously invisible to the business. But before a business can develop a strategy for IoT, it needs a platform that meets the foundational principles of an IoT solution. Amazon Web Services (AWS) believes in some basic freedoms that are driving organizational and economic benefits of the cloud into businesses. These freedoms are why more than a million customers already use the AWS platform to support virtually any cloud workload. These freedoms are also why AWS is proving itself as the primary catalyst to any Internet of Things strategy across commercial, consumer, and industrial solutions.
This paper outlines core tenets that should be considered when developing an IoT strategy, the benefits of AWS in that strategy and how the AWS cloud platform can be the critical component supporting those core tenets.
It’s important to provide effective inbound and outbound network
traffic control to distinguish between legitimate and illegitimate
requests. Effectively managing, monitoring, controlling, and
filtering network traffic are key actions that can help do so and
further enable a robust cloud security infrastructure.
Filtering Cloud Network Traffic and Preventing Threats
Connecting your VPC and corporate data helps make the AWS Cloud a valuable extension of your data center. Using IPsec AWS managed VPN connections and secure gateways provides secure access to seamlessly connect to AWS hosted resources just like any other internally facing resource.
Just as Amazon Web Services (AWS) has transformed IT infrastructure to something that can be delivered on demand, scalably, quickly, and cost-effectively, Amazon Redshift is doing the same for data warehousing and big data analytics. Redshift offers a massively parallel columnar data store that can be spun up in just a few minutes to deal with billions of rows of data at a cost of just a few cents an hour. It’s designed for speed and ease of use — but to realize all of its potential benefits, organizations still have to configure Redshift for the demands of their particular applications.
Whether you’ve been using Redshift for a while, have just implemented it, or are still evaluating it as one of many cloud-based data warehouse and business analytics technology options, your organization needs to understand how to configure it to ensure it delivers the right balance of performance, cost, and scalability for your particular usage scenarios.
Since starting to work with this technolog
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