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New – Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) for VPC Endpoints

Although chat and messaging applications have been popular, the email has retained its place as a ubiquitous channel with the highest Return on Investment (ROI) because of its low barrier to entry, affordability and ability to target specific…
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New for AWS Transit Gateway – Build Global Networks and Centralize Monitoring Using Network Manager

As your company grows and gets the benefits of a cloud-based infrastructure, your on-premises sites like offices and stores increasingly need high performance private connectivity to AWS and to other sites at a reasonable cost. Growing your…
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New – VPC Ingress Routing – Simplifying Integration of Third-Party Appliances

When I was delivering the Architecting on AWS class, customers often asked me how to configure an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud to enforce the same network security policies in the cloud as they have on-premises. For example, to scan all ingress…
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AWS Firewall Manager Update – Support for VPC Security Groups

I introduced you to AWS Firewall Manager last year, and showed you how you can use it to centrally configure and manage your AWS WAF rules and AWS Shield advanced protections. AWS Firewall Manager makes use of AWS Organizations, and lets…
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Learn From Your VPC Flow Logs With Additional Meta-Data

Flow Logs for Amazon Virtual Private Cloud enables you to capture information about the IP traffic going to and from network interfaces in your VPC. Flow Logs data can be published to Amazon CloudWatch Logs or Amazon Simple Storage Service…
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New – VPC Traffic Mirroring – Capture & Inspect Network Traffic

Running a complex network is not an easy job. In addition to simply keeping it up and running, you need to keep an ever-watchful eye out for unusual traffic patterns or content that could signify a network intrusion, a compromised instance,…
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New – Use an AWS Transit Gateway to Simplify Your Network Architecture

It is safe to say that Amazon Virtual Private Cloud is one of the most useful and central features of AWS. Our customers configure their VPCs in a wide variety of ways, and take advantage of numerous connectivity options and gateways including…
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New – Inter-Region VPC Peering

I’m still catching up with the last couple of AWS re:Invent launches!Today I would like to tell you about inter-region VPC peering. You have been able to create peering connections between Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) in the same AWS…
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AWS PrivateLink Update – VPC Endpoints for Your Own Applications & Services

Earlier this month, my colleague Colm MacCárthaigh told you about AWS PrivateLink and showed you how to use it to access AWS services such as Amazon Kinesis Streams, AWS Service Catalog, EC2 Systems Manager, the EC2 APIs, and the ELB…
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New – AWS Direct Connect Gateway – Inter-Region VPC Access

As I was preparing to write this post, I took a nostalgic look at the blog post I wrote when we launched AWS Direct Connect back in 2012. We created Direct Connect after our enterprise customers asked us to allow them to establish dedicated…