Amazon Web Services (AWS) for Easily Built Complex Cloud Environments

Amazon Web Services - ScienceSoft

AWS in Brief

Amazon Web Services (AWS) holds the Gartner’s Cloud Leader title for ten consecutive years on. The AWS cloud features wide IaaS, PaaS and SaaS functionality and rich capabilities for hybrid IT infrastructures. AWS offering is beneficial for:

Large businesses

Requiring geographically distributed hyperscale enterprise IT infrastructures.

Medium-sized businesses

Keen on the range of specialized cloud services.

SaaS providers

Focused on the development of scalable and highly available SaaS.

Featured Amazon Web Services

Cloud computing

Customizable virtual computing instances scaled on demand.

Reactive and predictive scaling of instances.

Running code in the pay-as-you-go serverless environment.

Automated deployment of web apps in autoscaled and load-balanced instances.

AWS-managed virtual environment for the quick deployment of lightweight web apps, websites and databases.

Locally run APIs and tools to enhance the AWS infrastructure with on-premises computing and storing capacities.

Fully managed and dynamically scaled cloud computing of batch loads in the cloud.

Hardware devices for offline edge computing and data storage.

Storage

Hyperscale storage and management of data objects in a fully managed virtual environment.

Long-term archiving and backup replication of sensitive data with advanced security features.

Block storage with replication of data across availability zones to ensure their fast retrieval.

Managed network file system for EC2 workloads with advanced security features.

Hybrid data storage ensuring cloud scalability and on-premises low latencies for various use cases.

Fully managed file storage compatible with Windows and Lustre file systems.

Single-point backup management across AWS workloads.

Backup replication of virtual instances and system snapshots across multiple regions for extra-low mean time to recovery.

Databases

Setting up, operation and scaling of relational databases: Aurora, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server and MariaDB.

Highly available, secure and reliable relational database compatible with PostgreSQL and MySQL.

Managing non-relational databases with autoscaling, encryption at rest and snapshot backups and archiving.

Setup and management of in-memory data stores and distributed caching for the most demanding workloads.

Non-relational document database service for storing, indexing and querying JSON data.

Low-latency graph database engine optimized for high-scaled and interrelated datasets.

Running Apache Cassandra databases on AWS.

IT infrastructure management

Centralized management and automation of multiple AWS tasks, featuring analytical resource monitoring.

Provisioning and management of cloud infrastructure resources using the IaC (infrastructure as code) approach.

AI-driven performance monitoring of AWS resources and apps running in the AWS cloud or on-premises.

Assistant tool to improve performance, cost and security of the AWS infrastructure.

Forming and managing catalogs of IT services approved for the deployment in the AWS infrastructure to maintain compliance requirements.

Setting up and administering a multi-account AWS environment to meet standards for security and compliance.

Networking and content delivery

Content delivery network ensuring low-latency distribution of data over a global net of edge servers.

Setting up a virtual network with private IP addresses, subnets, gateways and multiple security layers.

Transit communication between Virtual Private Clouds and on-premises networks bypassing the public web.

Domain Name System service readdressing inbound requests to AWS infrastructure components.

Even distribution of dynamic traffic loads across edge servers, ensuring high availability of your apps.

Security

FIPS 140-2-compliant service to create and manage cryptographic keys.

Administering rights to access AWS resources.

Access management via an API call without embedding access credentials into an app.

Single-spot management of security events and alerts from multiple AWS security services.

Web application firewall governed by customizable rules and patterns against common security threats.

Automatic DDoS protection for AWS-hosted apps and mitigation of app downtimes.

Assessment of potential security threats and ML-assisted investigation of vulnerability roots.

Analytics

Clustered data warehouse for petabyte-scale data analytics tasks.

Quick building of secure data lakes in AWS.

Collection, preparation and analysis of real-time data streams at scale.

ETL service to prepare data for subsequent analysis.

Deploying and running scalable Elasticsearch clusters in AWS integrable with the Kibana data visualization service.

Running and scaling Apache Spark, Hive, HBase, Flink, Hudi for big data analytics 3 times faster in managed AWS clusters.

Building and running Apache Kafka analytics pipelines on AWS for streaming data processing.

Fast business intelligence service with visualized dashboards embeddable in your apps.

Machine learning

Quick building, training and deploying of machine learning models.

Low-cost GPU cloud computing to run deep learning predictions.

Accurate predictive analytics engine not requiring ML expertise.

ML-driven image and video analysis powered by advanced neural network models.

ML-driven text analysis to find logical relationships and insights.

Migration

Planning and tracking multiple migrations performed via AWS and partner migration solutions.

Assessment and grouping of on-premises server loads for a careful planning of AWS migration.

Automatic prototyping of your AWS IT infrastructure to estimate anticipated cloud costs.

Homogeneous or cross-type database migrations keeping running databases available.

Automated data transfers from on-premises storage to AWS with data encryption and integrity checks.

Forklift migration of apps and services with no impact on source server performance via continuous replication and conversion of loads.

Secure file transfer to AWS over SFTP, FTPS protocols with DNS routing.

Containerization

Comprehensive orchestration of autoscaled and load-balanced VM-deployed and serverless container sets.

Fully managed Kubernetes service seamlessly integrable with AWS Fargate for serverless container deployment.

Management of Docker container images with access control over container repositories.

Running containers in a serverless environment per assigned CPU, memory and network parameters.

Containerizing .NET and Java apps and migrating them to AWS.

Application integration

Application integration

Bulk messaging between apps and SMS, email and push notifications to users.

Queued messaging between software components ensuring the maximum throughput and precise delivery order.

Cross-platform messaging via Apache ActiveMQ.

Algorithm-defined execution of AWS services for the proper functioning and fast debugging of your cloud-native app.

No-code bridging of third-party apps and AWS services with automatic data encryption.

Building GraphQL APIs for secure data feeds from multiple sources into your app.

Internet of Things

Registering, monitoring and maintaining grouped and single IoT devices.

Easy building of IoT structures by visually connecting IoT devices and web services.

AWS IoT Core

Managed environment ensuring secure communication of IoT devices with cloud apps.

Creating scenarios of response to events within an IoT network.

Extending IoT devices with AWS cloud capabilities and ensuring their secure communication.

 

IoT security management, monitoring and analytics of IoT data fetched from devices.

Development, testing and deployment

Building AWS apps or infrastructures using your preferred programming language.

A unified development management tool. Enables building CD pipelines and provides a secure collaboration space for development teams.

CI/CD service helping automate software building, testing and deployment.

ML-driven code reviews giving insights on code optimization.

Controlled access to artifacts repositories and automated software package feeds.

Thousands of virtually emulated hardware devices and desktop browsers to test your apps on.

Visualized map of app services and their logics for debugging and testing.

Quick development and serverless deployment of mobile and web apps.

Creation and maintaining of secure APIs ensuring scalable call throughput.

Media services

Live video streaming and batch conversion of audio and video files across multiple formats.

Secure service for public and private distribution of video content.

High-throughput encoding and broadcasting of live video streams.

Integration of targeted commercials in video streams without compromise on the video quality.

Business apps

Secure communications service for audio and video calling, and chats; embeddable into apps.

Codeless app development with an intuitive app builder to improve team working processes.

Enterprise-grade document sharing and collaboration with data encryption in transit and at rest.

Business email and calendaring service compatible with all email clients supporting the IMAP protocol.

Centrally managed scalable virtual desktops for enterprise needs.

AWS Select-tier Consulting Partner

Since 2013, ScienceSoft constructs and maintains AWS-based IT infrastructures and applications helping businesses to ensure the efficiency and profit of their cloud initiatives.

In 2017, Amazon recognized ScienceSoft as AWS Select-tier Consulting Partner.

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Common Use Cases for Amazon Web Services

Enterprise cloud

Enterprise cloud

  • Containerization of legacy apps in EC2.
  • Development of cloud apps and implementation of cloud-native IT infrastructures.
  • App integrations via AWS messaging, gateway and queueing services.
  • Cloud app development with advanced AWS components: AI, big data, IoT, computer vision, etc.
  • Virtual private cloud (AWS VPC).
  • Edge caching and global content delivery with Amazon CloudFront.

Hybrid enterprise cloud

Hybrid enterprise cloud

  • Single-spot management of hybrid IT infrastructures with AWS Systems Manager.
  • Running AWS services and tools on-premises with AWS Outposts.
  • Unified security management for cloud and on-premises IT components in AWS Security Hub.

SaaS, XaaS apps

SaaS, XaaS applications

  • Serverless microservices containerization (Amazon ECS, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service).
  • Ready-made specialized services: AI, ML, blockchain, media broadcasting, etc.
  • Global content delivery and edge load balancing.
  • Development and CI/CD automation tools: AWS CodeStar, AWS CodePipeline.
  • Messaging services and queue brokers (Amazon SQS, Amazon MQ) for guaranteed data communication between apps and microservices.

DWH

DWH and data analytics

  • Hyperscale data warehouses and analytics (Amazon RedShift).
  • Big data analytics with native and third-party solutions (Amazon ElasticSearch, Amazon EMR).
  • Predictive analytics with Amazon Forecast.
  • Building, training and deployment of machine learning models.
  • Automated database migration with AWS Database Migration Service.

Big data

Big data

  • Scalable big data storage (S3).
  • Storing big data with AWS Lake Formation.
  • Cosmos DB – autoscaled non-relational databases with data encryption at rest.
  • Batch and real-time big data analytics with Amazon EMR.
  • Log and text big data processing with Amazon ElasticSearch.

IoT

IoT

  • Codeless development of IoT applications with AWS IoT Things Graph.
  • Automated response to events in IoT structures via AWS IoT Events.
  • Identity and Access Management and secure communication of IoT devices (AWS IoT Greengrass).

Computer vision

Computer vision

  • Neural network models for image recognition.
  • Building computer vision applications with Amazon Rekognition.

HIPAA-compliant cloud

HIPAA-compliant cloud

  • Encryption of data in transit and at rest.
  • Creation and management of cryptographic keys (AWS KMS).
  • Native SIEM, perimeter and component-level security and access management services.
  • FIPS 140-2 Level 3 compliant hardware security modules storing master keys in a volatile memory.

Benefits of Amazon Web Services

  • +62%
    IT infrastructure staff efficiency with efficient management and monitoring tools.
  • +25%
    App development speed with swift CI/CD processes and embeddable AWS services.
  • +94%
    Mitigation speed due to snapshot backup and recovery capabilities.
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