AWS Outposts – bringing the Cloud experience home

AWS Outposts – bringing the Cloud experience home

Last month, as an AWS APN Global Ambassador, I was privileged to attend the first Ambassador global meet up in Seattle. One of the deep dive sessions was on AWS Outposts. This service was announced as under development at re:Invent 2018. This radical new solution brings the AWS experience to you own data centre in the shape of a physical rack of infrastructure that you host in your own data […]

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re:Inforce 2019 – wrap up

re:Inforce 2019 – wrap up

The debut running of the AWS security conference re:Inforce 2019 has wrapped up in Boston today. RedBear were on the ground to soak up the event. Here is our wrap-up from the 2 day event. Key themes There were a number of reoccurring themes from the conference. Securing automation. Being able to adapt and respond is no longer the domain of a floor full of analysts. With more and more […]

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re:Inforce – secure by design

re:Inforce – secure by design

It’s no coincidence that security was the first specialist global conference that AWS announced. Re:Inforce was first introduced back at re:Invent in late 2018 (although it was pipped at the post time wise by the Machine Learning conference, re:MARS, held earlier this month). The first re:Inforce event is in Boston this week and RedBear are here on the ground. We like to make sure the solutions we develop for own […]

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It’s AWS Sydney Summit time

It’s AWS Sydney Summit time

2019 is flying by and the AWS Sydney Summit is almost on us again! After a hugely crazy but successful time last year, we are back! You will find RedBear IT in the Cloud Zone Expo. This year’s event runs over three days at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Darling Harbour, starting on Tuesday 30th April with the Innovation Day and continuing on the Wednesday and Thursday. Why should […]

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Engineer? Show us your skills, and we’ll show you how to use them in Cloud Security!

Engineer? Show us your skills, and we’ll show you how to use them in Cloud Security!

RedBear IT is a Cloud Services company who enable our customers to migrate to and innovate on Cloud. We are a growing Melbourne based company with large and small customers, both start-ups and established. RedBear IT is known for building high quality solutions for our customers. We also provide a managed service and we are specialists in Cloud security. We need another Cloud Engineer to help us continue to deliver […]

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Running Protected workloads on AWS

Running Protected workloads on AWS

In late January, AWS announced that it had been awarded the ability to host government workloads classified at the Protected level DLM in the Sydney AWS region The certification applies to 42 AWS services (46 if you include the different RDS database engines!). The official announcement is on the AWS Security blog. AWS haven’t had to make any changes to meet the requirements. There are no extra charges or specific […]

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AWS re:Invent 2018 – day 2

AWS re:Invent 2018 – day 2

It’s only Tuesday here at re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas but with all the action and announcements, it feels like we have been here a month. Our coverage continues today with more announcements. CloudWatch Log Insights CloudWatch has been a mainstay of the AWS Cloud for a long time. It provides access to metrics and logs and can be used as a trigger for notifications or actions. Until now, any […]

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AWS re:Invent survival guide

AWS re:Invent survival guide

Time to re:Invent ourselves again! AWS‘s annual conference, re:Invent, is just over a month away. Hands up who is excited? This year will be our fifth visit to re:Invent, held in Las Vegas. Suffice to say, we have seen it grow and grow since our first year in 2013. Every year it gets bigger and better and every year AWS announce a whole swag of new and exciting innovations. This […]

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Session Manager – another sneaker AWS feature?

Session Manager – another sneaker AWS feature?

AWS has been expanding their Systems Manager tool over the last year, adding a number of important features. Session Manager is the latest piece of the puzzle. It’s a seriously handy addition to the tool. In a nutshell, it allows anyone with the specific rights to access an EC2 instance without the private keys. Wait? What? Surely that’s insecure? Or is it? Let’s step back and talk about Systems Manager […]

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AWS Sydney Summit 2018 wrap-up

AWS Sydney Summit 2018 wrap-up

The AWS Sydney Summit 2018 rolled into town last week. Outside of re:Invent, AWS’s flagship global summit, Sydney hosts the largest AWS summit in the world. Bigger than San Francisco. Bigger than New York. Bigger than London. Over 20 000 attendees registered for the event. This year, it expanded to 3 days and moved to the ICC at Darling Harbour. For the first time, RedBear IT were exhibitors at the event. We […]

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