Cloud Governance

Cloud Governance -Cloud Governance is the process of defining and creating policies to control costs, minimize security risks, and improve efficiency. An ungoverned cloud environment can be plagued by high costs, security risks, and take excessive time to manage.

By definition, cloud governance covers many areas. There are many services that cover various parts of cost control, security, and management efficiency. Although not inclusive, here are some of the primary services and a brief description of what they do.

AWS Control Tower

Control Tower is a service designed to make managing multiple accounts within an organization more manageable and secure. It helps with account creation through landing zones and account factory. Control Tower serves as a centralized point to manage other related AWS services.

Service Control Policies

Establish preventative policy rules, called preventative guardrails.

AWS Config

Establish detective policy rules, called detective guardrails.

AWS Single Sign-On

Establish access control to all of our accounts.

CloudTrail

Central log archiving.

AWS Organizations

Manage and organize accounts with centralized billing.

AWS Systems Manager

Automate operational tasks such as OS patches across accounts.

AWS Service Catalog

Resource level governance.

AWS CloudFormation

Automate resource provisioning.

AWS Well-Architected

Another key concept is the AWS Well-Architected Framework. AWS provides 6 pillars around governance. A Well-Architected review can serve as a good starting point to understand what needs improvement.

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Call us at (719) 387-4206

Email us

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Where to find us

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