aws cloud security

Best Practices For a Secure Cloud Part 1

Whether you’re running on premise datacenter, using a private or public IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) hosting platform, security is extremely important. We’ve all seen the horror stories in the news when companies experience data security breaches. The fact of the matter is no one wants to end up in this position and there are tons of bad actors on the internet that have malicious intent.

Evolution of the Custom Cloud: Part 1 "Architecting the Cloud" Nathan Wilkerson Tue, 08/26/2014 - 20:23

Last year Metal Toad launched its Custom Cloud Service. Since then, our Custom Cloud Architecture has evolved to handle the increased complexity and security requirements of our clients cloud applications.

It all started September 2013 when we quickly moved the Emmys to AWS in time for their Prime Time event. The setup was as basic as it could be; With Lots of EC2 instances, RDS, and an Elastic Load balancer. It was secure and it was stable, but it wasn’t elegant.

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