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Download free editorial and vendor papers related to cloud, AWS, Amazon EC2, AWS Lambda, Amazon S3 and other related Amazon services. The information can help IT administrators, architects and developers with deployment, systems management, service, troubleshooting and development within their chosen infrastructures. Also see our Free Webcasts.

The Secret to a Highly Resilient AWS Environment

Learn exactly why backing up your cloud infrastructure should be an essential part of your backup and disaster recovery strategy. Read this whitepaper and learn how to develop a cloud strategy that protects you from outages and failures, both large and small. Read today!

Animated Video – Snackable

AWS makes it simple to set up cloud-based resources. But do you have secure, high-capacity, high-performance connectivity to and between AWS cloud instances? That’s where Riverbed comes in. Watch this short video to see the simplicity, performance, and reliability that AWS and Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution together provide. Watch now!

Stairway to Cloud Networking Nirvana

Migrating to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud enables organizations to realize greater business agility and lower operational expenditures. However, using legacy network management solutions can leave you with poor agility. Learn how Riverbed and AWS can help you change the way you manage networks and get the most out of your AWS environment. Read more.

The Practical AWS EC2 Backup Guide

In this paper, we cover the fundamentals of operating a cloud service in AWS. We will look at how to provide reliable backup solutions using automated and manual snapshots to facilitate a robust environment aligned with your backup policies and mandates. Read on.

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Transparency and Trust Drive Cloud Success

Read this article on building trust and transparency during cloud implementation to avoid disconnects between the vision of the board of directors and the cloud implementation by the IT department.

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The Rise of the Cloud Security Professional

The growing prevalence of cloud technologies requires a new breed of certified security specialist: one that can talk to the C-suite as well as to the IT department.

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Forrester Market Overview: Cloud Workload Security Management Solutions — Automate Or Die

Forrester Research has published the first independent, comprehensive market report related to the cloud infrastructure security space. This report is a must-read for anyone planning their security strategy for public, private or hybrid cloud infrastructure.

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5 Tips for Building Industry-Specific Cloud Solutions

As large, incumbent cloud players gobble up market share with attractive pricing and flexible terms, competing against them with vanilla Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) offerings is becoming increasingly difficult. Read this paper and stay ahead of the game.

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Seven Key Considerations for Next-Gen Managed Service Providers

This paper examines the rise of the next-generation MSP and outlines seven considerations for MSPs who strive to stay relevant in the converged channels of the cloud-delivered IT era.

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Conversational Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Read this free eBook by Brien Posey to learn about some of the more important AWS components.