AWS Firewall Manager Adds AWS Shield Advanced Automatic Application Layer DDoS Mitigation

by Rabia Noureen

Amazon Web Services has announced some important updates for its AWS Firewall Manager service. The company says that the popular security management tool has added support for AWS Shield Advanced automatic application layer DDoS mitigation. For those unfamiliar, AWS Network Firewall is a security management service that allows users to configure and manage their firewall… Read More

AWS re:Post Takes on Stack Overflow

by Michael Otey

There’s no doubt that the Internet can be a great resource for technical information and solutions to the problems that you face. However, it can also be a source of misinformation, dead ends and a waste of precious time. That's where AWS re:Post Q&A comes in. Many IT professionals often first turn to a site… Read More

Big Announcements at AWS re:Invent 2021

by Michael Otey

This year’s AWS re:Invent conference is taking place from Nov. 29 through Dec. 3, 2021 at the Venetian Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The re:Invent conference is the biggest AWS event of the year. Unlike last year’s conference which was only online, this year’s re:Invent is a hybrid event that is both in-person and… Read More

Microsoft Defender for Cloud Supports AWS

by Michael Otey

At this past virtual Ignite 2021 conference, Microsoft announced that their Microsoft Defender for Cloud service will provide native support for AWS. Multi-cloud protection has become a priority for most businesses. Flexera’s 2021 State of the Cloud report showed that 92% of organizations now have a multi-cloud strategy. Microsoft Defender for Cloud was previously called… Read More

AWS Panorama Provides Computer Vision

by Michael Otey

This past October 20th, 2021 Amazon announced the general availability of their new AWS Panorama appliance. Adding to their ever increasing number of on-premises solutions, AWS Panorama shows exactly how seriously AWS takes the hybrid cloud market. What is AWS Panorama? The AWS Panorama appliance is a computer vision (CV) appliance that uses Machine Learning (ML) to… Read More

AWS Adds Support for NetApp ONTAP

by Michael Otey

One of the major announcements from this past AWS Storage Day 2021, September 2nd 2021, was Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP. Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP is a fully managed storage service that enables businesses to run NetApp ONTAP file systems in the AWS cloud. ONTAP from NetApp  is an enterprise data management solution designed to provide… Read More

Amazon Location Service is Now Generally Available

by Michael Otey

Location and mapping are vital aspects of many mobile applications. However, developers face significant barriers to integrating location functionality into their applications. Integrating location services with your other mobile and web services can be difficult and time-consuming. Plus, there are issues around cost, privacy and security. First announced as a preview back in December 2020,… Read More