Category: AWS

AWS AppStream – Secure, High Performance Remote Work

Now that we’ve become remote workers by default, it’s no surprise that many teams are turning to Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solutions to provide centralised, managed desktop experiences for day to day applications. But what if you don’t need a full desktop experience and, instead, just need to provide access to a single application (or a few pre-defined applications)?

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New Call Centre Experience using Amazon Connect

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the AWS Partner bootcamp program for Amazon Connect. To my surprise, having never worked closely with the product previously, it didn’t take long to find my way around and, with its UI simplicities and clear guidance from AWS, to be able to start implementing a semi-advanced call centre solution.

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Are You Well Architected?

Through continuous compliance, continuous integration and continuous delivery we’ve reduced the cycle time for deploying changes – but how do you know these are the right changes? Enter the AWS Well Architected Framework.

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From zero to VDI in an hour using Amazon WorkSpaces

Now more than ever, we are depending on technology and productivity tools to allow us to operate as effectively as possible under current circumstances.

For those who have already been one step ahead in their remote work environment, it’s a fairly smooth transition but for the rest it’s going to be a bumpy ride.

The good news is that today you can establish a remote work environment in the matter of hours. In this blog I will cover one of the quickest approach to setup a secure VDI solution using Amazon WorkSpaces.

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Some quick and easy cost control techniques in AWS

Anything big happening in the world? The recent governmental response to COVID-19 has significantly affected the Australian to US financial exchange rate. A downside of the government stimulus and effects on the global supply chain is that your AWS bill has just increased by 15% over the past month!

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Introducing AWS Mousetrap

Introducing AWS Mousetrap: a new AWS-based game that asks you to build the most complex machine possible to perform a trivially simple task

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Thoughts on AWS Control Tower

In July 2019, AWS launched Control Tower as a method to provision a new AWS account hierarchy and configuration referred to as a “landing zone”. We took a deep dive on AWS account design and AWS Control Tower to see what it all means.

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AWS APN Ambassador Global Summit Wrap Up

AWS organised the first ever Ambassador Global Summit for the top 50 partner ambassadors to talk about specific roadmap items around various AWS services. Trent Hornibrook, one of Cevo’s AWS APN Ambassadors, attended the Global Summit and gives his thoughts here.

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