CloudCheckr has announced a new Amazon Machine Image (AMI) of ‘CloudCheckr Cost and Security Management,’ available today in Amazon Web Services Marketplace (AWS Marketplace). Utilizing this monitoring and security solution, organizations would be able to make informed decisions around their AWS cloud hosting environments.
Security and data privacy considerations within enterprise and public sector organizations could make Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) models sometimes unrealistic. Although recognizing the benefits of using AWS Cloud, some organizations struggle with the intricacies of 3rd party data access.
The CloudCheckr AMI would provide all of the capabilities in a self-hosted environment which solves data privacy and security concerns. This self-hosted solution provides visibility for cost management, security, and governance within and across a customer’s entire AWS cloud hosting environment.
The CloudCheckr AMI allows CloudCheckr to run in a customer’s AWS account, within their own virtual private cloud (VPC) on a single Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance. It can be deployed in various sized Amazon EC2 instances to accommodate small, medium, large, and enterprise-class environments. The self-hosted version communicates directly with the AWS API. It does not communicate with CloudCheckr’s network and user data does not leave the user’s environment.
“CloudCheckr Cost and Security Management is a leading monitoring and security offering which all types of organizations depend on to make informed decisions around their AWS environments,” said Barry Russell, Head of Global Business Development, AWS Marketplace, Amazon Web Services, Inc. “Our customers want easy-to-use software like CloudCheckr Cost and Security Management that is available for immediate purchase and deployment from AWS Marketplace. The offering is an excellent option for industries and verticals that have industry-specific compliance requirements.”