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Article: Maximizing your AWS Infrastructure

A quite common topic collaborated on with customers is whether or note they are maximizing their AWS configuration and footprint? Often, it's not until real time data is analyzed that it's possible to accurately provision your resources following AWS best practices. Infrastructure audits help optimize your AWS infrastructure, increase security and performance, reduce your overall costs, and illuminates service limits. These types of optimizations can be implemented if you are currently establishing new workflows, in the design or development phase of an application build, or as part of ongoing IT Infrastructure improvement practice.

SECURITY CHECK-UP: Is your IT organization performing periodic audits of S3 Bucket Permissions, Security Groups, Ports Restrictions, IAM Use, Use of MFA on Root Account and configuration of EBS Public Snapshots / RDS Public Snapshots?

Infrastructure Audits offer a compelling cost benefit: Best-Practice Reconciliation, Cost Optimization, Performance Tuning, Security & Compliance Adherence, Fault Tolerance Confirmation and Proximity to Service Limits Analysis.”

AWS Reconciliation with Best-practice checklist:

  • Security

  • Storage

  • Resource Management

  • Back-up, Replication and Recovery

  • Networking

  • Extensibility

  • Scalability


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