Sep 13, 2018

Turbot Recognized as an AWS Cloud Management Tools Competency Partner

Today, Amazon Web Services formally announced the new AWS Cloud Management Tools Competency. Turbot was recognized as a leader in the Cloud Management space by being included as a launch partner for the new AWS Cloud Management Tools Competency.

Sep 6, 2018

Turbot Supports Azure Government

Building on Turbot’s strong public-sector program supporting government agencies, educational institutions, government contractors, and aerospace defense companies, Turbot is proud to extend our features to support Azure Government.

Aug 17, 2018

Turbot Guardrails for Amazon Inspector

Turbot provides Guardrails for a number of AWS security, identity, and compliance products. Turbot has recently expanded our Guardrail policies for Amazon Inspector to help Enterprises ensure Amazon Inspector is setup and configured consistently across large scale multi-account AWS implementations.

Aug 16, 2018

Gartner Catalyst Conference in San Diego, August 20th – 23rd

Turbot is proud to be a silver sponsor of the Gartner Catalyst Conference in San Diego, August 20th – 23rd. The Gartner Catalyst Conference covers a broad range of technical topics, including Cloud Governance and Security best practices.

Aug 9, 2018

Turbot Guardrails for Amazon GuardDuty

Turbot provides Guardrails for a number of AWS security, identity, and compliance products. Turbot has recently expanded our Guardrail policies for Amazon GuardDuty to help enterprises ensure that Amazon GuardDuty is setup and configured according to defined policies for threat detection to continuously monitor for malicious or unauthorized behavior across AWS accounts and workloads.

Aug 7, 2018

AWS Summit Chicago Wrap Up

The Turbot team enjoyed spending time in the Windy City for the AWS Summit in Chicago. This year, over 6,500 people from all industries and AWS adoption levels were in attendance. Turbot was proud to be a silver sponsor of the AWS Summit.

Jul 29, 2018

AWS Summit in Chicago, August 2

My kind of town, Chicago is... Turbot is proud to be a silver sponsor of the AWS Summit in Chicago on August 2nd. Visit Turbot at booth 515 at the summit.

Jul 23, 2018

AWS Summit New York Wrap Up

The Turbot team had a great time last week at the AWS Summit in New York. This year, over 10,000 people from all industries and AWS adoption levels were in attendance. Turbot was proud to be a silver sponsor of the AWS Summit.

Jul 12, 2018

AWS Summit in New York, July 17

Turbot is proud to be a silver sponsor of the AWS Summit in New York on July 17th. Visit Turbot at booth 208 at the summit. The Turbot team is excited to meet you to discuss how Turbot accelerates your adoption of AWS, and automates your operations, networking, security, and compliance controls.

Jun 28, 2018

AWS Public Sector Summit Wrap Up

Last week, the Turbot team headed to the AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, DC. This year, over 7,500 people from Federal, State, and Local Government, Non-profits, and higher education were in attendance. Turbot was proud to be a bronze sponsor of the AWS Public Sector Summit.

Jun 15, 2018

Turbot Integrates with Active Directory Groups

Turbot now supports the integration and assignment of permissions by using Active Directory groups. With Turbot’s latest release, permissions for resources can be assigned automatically by Turbot by moving users into an integrated group. This allows administrators to make use of existing processes for onboarding and offboarding employees, support job role changes, and additions for access simply by making changes within the company’s Active Directory.

Jun 6, 2018

AWS WWPS Summit in Washington, DC June 20-21

Turbot is proud to be a bronze sponsor of the AWS WWPS Summit in Washington, DC. Global leaders from government, education, and nonprofit organizations will come together for the ninth annual AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, DC. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to use the cloud for complex, innovative, and mission-critical projects.

May 31, 2018

Killing the Support Ticket

As technologists, we live and die by the ticket. Support tickets create our pipeline of work, document when work is approved, prioritize our efforts, and provide evidence of what we’ve achieved. Tickets create order out of chaos and validate our success. But what if we challenged the paradigm of support tickets, and really took a deep look at all that we hold to be true about the value of support tickets? What if we killed the ticket?

May 24, 2018

Turbot Supports AWS GovCloud

Earlier this year, Turbot was recognized as an AWS Public Sector Partner. To further aid our public-sector customers, Turbot has now released support for AWS GovCloud.

May 18, 2018

AWS Summit in London Wrap Up

The AWS Summit in London was bigger than ever in 2018. 15,000 attendees over the course of two days made this a great event. Turbot was proud to be a silver sponsor of the AWS Summit in London.

Apr 26, 2018

AWS Summit in London May 9-10

Turbot is proud to be a silver sponsor of the AWS Summit in London. Join the AWS Summit in London and learn how the cloud is accelerating innovation in businesses of all sizes.

Apr 18, 2018

Turbot Supports Compliance for GDPR

With the May 25th deadline for GDPR compliance rapidly approaching, Turbot can support and enforce compliance for your public cloud. This article discusses the technical components of GDPR and how Turbot can enforce the requirements of the regulation.

Apr 10, 2018

Turbot Custom Resources in CloudFormation

Turbot Resources can be managed as Custom Resources in CloudFormation. Managing Turbot through CloudFormation supports a wide range of scenarios like: managing Turbot Resource Groups and Policies, managing Turbot Policies (particularly exceptions) in code with the AWS Resources, and automatic cleanup of Turbot-modified resources to prevent CloudFormation conflicts.

Apr 5, 2018

Continuous Compliance for the Cloud with CSPM

At Turbot, we talk a lot about the need for continuous compliance. Whether a small business or a large enterprise, more and more companies are entering into regulated industries, or have the need to adhere to particular governance models like HIPAA, PCI, NIST, GxP, or others. So, what is the difference between being compliant, and being continuously compliant? It’s a matter of what happens after an audit.

Mar 30, 2018

10 Tips to Manage Your Cloud Costs

Enterprises progressing through their cloud adoption need to ensure that they have cost management strategies in place to control their spend as they continue to migrate services to cloud providers. These 10 tips will help to get basic cost control strategies into place. In addition to a full suite of preventive, detective, and corrective controls, and IAM management, Turbot also provides many cost controls helping you to ensure your cloud environment is continuously and automatically cost optimized.

Mar 21, 2018

Linux UID & GID Synchronization

Maintaining a consistent UID for Linux users across servers both on-premise and in the cloud is a difficult problem, but critical when using shared resources like NFS that manage permissions on UIDs. Learn how Turbot can be leveraged to use a standard UID across all servers.

Mar 16, 2018

Single-Account versus Multi-Account Model

Many organizations are looking to make the decision between adopting a single-account model, or a multi-account model for supporting their cloud environment. This article walks through the typical cloud journey for organizations initially adopting a single-account model and discusses the challenges that come along with that approach.

Mar 8, 2018

Use Resource Groups to Apply Policies Across the Hierarchy

Resource Groups allow resources from different areas of the resource tree to be grouped together. Policies can be applied to Resource Groups, allowing them to be reused across a collection of resources.

Mar 2, 2018

Turbot Supports PCI Compliance

Using Turbot enterprise guardrails, organizations can support continuous compliance to many key areas of PCI compliance.

Feb 20, 2018

Turbot Reaches 1,000 Guardrails

Turbot, the world leader in Software Defined Operations, is constantly building new guardrails to ensure that your cloud infrastructure is secure, compliant, scalable, and cost optimized. With our most recent update, we are proud to announce that Turbot now offers over 1,000 guardrails.

Feb 6, 2018

Turbot Recognized as an AWS Public Sector Partner

Turbot, an AWS Advanced Technology Partner, has helped some of the world’s largest regulated enterprises enable automated operations, security, and compliance controls in the public cloud. After significant work with organizations in the public sector, Turbot is proud to be recognized by AWS as an Advanced Technology Partner in the AWS Public Sector Partner Program.

Dec 5, 2017

AWS re:Invent 2017 Wrap Up

AWS re:Invent was bigger than ever in 2017. 40,000+ attendees made this an inspiring, educational & fun event! Turbot was very proud to be a Gold sponsor of AWS re:Invent 2017. Our Turbot team members from the US, UK and India were thrilled to be able to meet with our customers face to face. During the week we had the opportunity to meet with thousands of attendees at our booth to demo new Turbot features and give away cool prizes. It was fantastic to see people from so many companies in the process of cloud migrations, talking tech about their existing cloud environments, and to be in the presence of so many cloud experts at one time.

Nov 26, 2017

Turbot Adds Support for New AWS S3 Default Encryption

This month, Amazon announced the availability of S3 default encryption. To further support Amazon’s efforts for rolling out S3 default encryption, Turbot has released additional guardrails to configure S3 default bucket encryption, and will also continue to manage encryption at rest bucket policies.

Nov 6, 2017

AWS re:Invent 2017

AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by Amazon Web Services for the global cloud computing community from November 27 till December 1. Thousands of attendees descend on Las Vegas to hear about exciting new products and connect with other cloud professionals and executives. Turbot is proud to be a Gold sponsor of AWS re:Invent in 2017.

Oct 25, 2017

Webinar: Closing The Skills Gap: Accelerating Governance with Cloud Automation

Last week our Founder & CEO, Nathan Wallace, hosted a live webinar on accelerating governance with cloud automation. We had great attendance and had fantastic questions from the audience.

Oct 18, 2017

Automate Enforcement Policies to Secure and Protect your S3 Buckets

We are often asked by potential customers how Turbot can help implement and enforce policies to avoid accidental (or malicious) exposure of data in S3. While best practices to accomplish this are well known, ensuring and executing these best practices at scale require automation.

Oct 5, 2017

Closing The Skills Gap: Accelerating Governance with Cloud Automation

Business agility and faster speed to market are often primary drivers of enterprise cloud strategies. IT organizations often implement a Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE) model to streamline operations, but without effective automation these teams can quickly become a bottleneck to the broader business strategy.

Sep 5, 2017

Webinar: GxP on AWS - Learn How Life Sciences Organizations Meet Compliance Requirements in the Cloud

AWS and AWS Partner Network (APN) Partner Turbot will present a new webinar in October 2017 focused on compliance requirements for Life Sciences organizations using workloads on AWS.

Aug 16, 2017

AWS Summit New York Wrap Up

Monday at the Javits Center in New York saw the largest AWS Summit ever with over 9,700 attendees. Turbot also had its largest contingent on-hand with 7 employees for all the corners of the globe. We gave away a metric ton of stickers, demonstrations, handshakes, high-fives, information about Turbot's Guardrails and one very special pair of Gold Apple AirPods (congratulations to Thomas H.)!

Aug 9, 2017

Turbot at AWS Summit New York on August

On Monday August 14th, we will be sponsoring the AWS New York City Summit! Every year we are able to meet many enthused attendees eager to knowledge share and look for opportunities to improve their cloud strategy, deployments, and operational processes.

Aug 2, 2017

AWS Summit Chicago Wrap Up

Last week in the Windy City Amazon Web Services hosted the AWS Summit Chicago. Over 6200 attendees met with AWS technical experts and other AWS users. We had the pleasure of exhibiting and had a wonderful two days meeting hundreds, if not, thousands of users. We loved talking to you, demoing Turbot's guardrail features and showcasing our new UI.

Jul 24, 2017

Chicago, London, India & Brazil! Oh My!

The summer of AWS events continues this week in Chicago. Turbot will be exhibiting at AWS Summit Chicago on July 26-27. Register here and stop by Booth 112 to say Hi!

Jul 6, 2017

NEW: Automated Cloud DNS Guardrails

In static on-premise environments mapping from a domain name to a server is simple and straightforward. Autoscaling servers, load balancers, cloud computing, multiple availability zone management and PaaS services don't enter the equation for DNS management; however, today's networking and DevOps have to deal with the complexity of naming these dynamic resources in their modern cloud native infrastructures.

Jun 21, 2017

Turbot Recognized as an Amazon Web Services Security Partner

Turbot, an AWS Advanced Technology Partner, has always had a deep focus on the needs of our clients, including some of the world's largest regulated enterprises moving to public cloud. Taking the time to understand the complexity of their unique requirements has honed our expertise & knowledge of AWS services and helped us effectively fine-tune guardrails to meet a diverse set of security and governance challenges.

Jun 19, 2017

AWS Public Sector Summit Wrap Up

The AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington D.C. was a smashing success with over 10,000 attendees visiting over 3 days. At the Summit, Werner Vogels, Amazon’s CTO, announced that AWS will be expanding and opening another GovCloud region in the Eastern US in 2018 and the new availability of Amazon Rekognition within the existing GovGloud region.

Jun 12, 2017

Turbot at AWS Public Sector Summit

Stop by Booth 455 in The Hub at the AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington DC on June 12-14 to meet Turbot.

Jun 5, 2017

Accelerating AWS DevOps for McGraw-Hill Education with Turbot

McGraw-Hill Education is learning science company, supporting millions of students, educators, and institutions with applications running on AWS that serve tens of thousands of transactions per second. In this competitive and highly dynamic environment, developer and development team productivity is crucial to meeting the demands of their business.

Jun 2, 2017

NEW: Turbot Tag Management Guardrails

Using tags for cost allocation, to track resource ownership, and automate operational actives has always been a Turbot recommended best practice; however, manually managing thousands of tags across accounts, resources and services is an inconsistent and error prone process.

May 29, 2017

BioIT World 2017 Wrap Up

Turbot had an incredible week in Boston while exhibiting at BioIT World 2017. We had a great time talking to life science customers and helping them accelerate their research and scientific computing strategies.

May 22, 2017

Turbot at BioIT World 2017

Turbot is very happy to be on the road this week to attend BioIT World 2017.

May 17, 2017

Accelerating Scientific Computing with DevOps and Automation

Scientific computing (also computational science) is a rapidly growing multi-disciplinary field that leverages large-scale data-driven science enabled by extensive computational resources.

May 11, 2017

NEW: Automated Cloud Configuration Management Database (Cloud CMDB™)

Many organizations face huge legal and technical challenges in arranging for hosting of data and applications in ways that are agreeable to all parties of a collaboration, because the entity hosting the data can exert control by means of network/physical access.

May 3, 2017

Enterprise Collaboration Patterns

Many organizations face huge legal and technical challenges in arranging for hosting of data and applications in ways that are agreeable to all parties of a collaboration, because the entity hosting the data can exert control by means of network/physical access.

Apr 25, 2017

AWS Summit San Francisco Wrap Up

Turbot had an incredible week in the Golden City while exhibiting at AWS Summit San Francisco. We were energized by conversations with AWS customers and in helping them realize the full potential of their public cloud strategy across many focus areas.

Apr 17, 2017

Turbot Enables Central Kentucky Wildlife Hospital to Securely Backup Medical Records

Central Kentucky Wildlife Hospital is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which helps rescue, rehabilitate, and release Kentucky's injured and orphaned wildlife.

Apr 12, 2017

LISTEN: AWS Podcast with Turbot Founder and CEO

Turbot is very proud to be featured on the AWS podcast this week.

Apr 4, 2017

Safe Landing Zones for Enterprise Migrations

Traditional lift & shift mass migrations into the cloud often happen without thinking through the best operational and governance approaches to managing the environment over the long-term. The lack of detailed planning in these areas frequently leads to rework, longer migration timeframes and higher ongoing costs.

Mar 30, 2017

Meet Turbot: AWS Summit San Francisco, April 18-19

Stop by Booth 1615 in The Hub at the AWS Summit in San Francisco on April 18-19 to meet Turbot.

Mar 28, 2017

NEW: Announcing Support for AWS Organizations

Application isolation using a multi-account strategy is a core principle and best practice for enterprises serious about cloud infrastructure. Turbot's integration with the new AWS Organizations feature further supports customers as they execute this strategy.

Mar 15, 2017

NEW: Real-Time Ansible Playbooks

Turbot now offers real-time execution and process logging of Ansible playbooks

Mar 7, 2017

NEW: Guardrails for Elastic Block Storage Volumes

Costs for AWS Elastic Block Storage (EBS) volumes can spiral if an unused EBS volume detached from an EC2 instance but not deleted. To help keep these cloud management costs under control, Turbot launched two new Guardrails.

Feb 28, 2017

Turbot Supports Compliance with HIPAA and PHI Security

Using Turbot enterprise guardrails, DevOps teams can ensure they use only HIPAA-eligible AWS services and that they securely process, store, and transmit PHI data.

Feb 21, 2017

Turbot at AWS SKO: Safe Landing Zones for Cloud Migrations

At AWS SKO 2017, we heard many vendors seeking a solution to problems that Turbot can help solve: creating safe landing zones for cloud migrations.

Feb 13, 2017

Connect with Turbot at RSA Conference USA

Turbot is at RSA Conference USA this week. Connect with us to talk about how Turbot's Software Defined Operations platform can help keep control of your company's cloud security.

Feb 10, 2017

Connect with Turbot at AWS SKO 2017

If you're at AWS SKO 2017, stop by Booth #140, where we will be providing live demos, handing out swag, and nerding out with fellow AWS fanatics.

Feb 8, 2017

Webinar: Best Practices for Managing Enterprise Cloud at Scale

In this webinar, experts from Turbot and CloudCheckr share best practices for deploying and managing AWS at scale, harnessing the value and power of enterprise cloud. Learn how to improve visibility and maintain control over cloud infrastructure without impacting agility.

Feb 7, 2017

NEW! EC2 Instance Scheduling

Turbot’s new Instance Scheduling feature gives your cloud team the power to reduce cloud costs by setting start and stop times for EC2 instances at the resource or account level.

Feb 2, 2017

News: Turbot Featured on AWS Blog

Ian Scofield, AWS Partner SA, highlights the efficiencies and value that Turbot brings our clients with our innovative Software Defined Operations platform.

Jan 30, 2017

Webinar: Best Practices for Managing Enterprise Cloud at Scale

Join Turbot and our partners at CloudCheckr for a webinar to learn best practices for managing enterprise cloud operations at scale.

Jan 9, 2017

Continuous Adherence To CIS AWS Level 1 and 2 Benchmarks

Many of our enterprise customers are using Turbot enterprise guardrails to ensure continuous security and compliance adherence of their cloud infrastructure with applicable internal controls and external industry standards such as Center for Internet Security (CIS).

Jan 6, 2017

Turbot Account Tags

Turbot’s new metadata tagging model provides yet another level of capability for customers who use account isolation for application environments to enable automation. Tagging enhances those automations and ease management of your cloud ecosystem.

Jan 3, 2017

Option Inheritence

Turbot Inherit & Turbot Include make maintaining lists of option settings in Turbot significantly easier as the number of AWS accounts managed in Turbot grows.

Dec 16, 2016

Turbot Extends Support to London Region

As for past AWS Regions, Turbot enabled support for the new London Region within days of it becoming available on AWS. In fact, we even opened an office there!

Dec 16, 2016

Four New Services Launched!

Our intrepid dev team continues its assault on Turbot-Enabling services launched at AWS reInvent. We added support for AWS Server Migration Service, AWS Shield, AWS Step Functions, and AWS X-Ray.

Dec 9, 2016

Amazon Delivery for Canada!

We are very happy to announce that the AWS ca-central-1 region is now available in Turbot (less than 24 hours after launch). The new region supports Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and related services in C4, D2, M4, T2, and X1 instances.

Dec 5, 2016

Support for AWS CodeBuild and Personal Health Dashboard Services

On Thursday Turbot announced support for Amazon's new Polly and Rekognition services, and today followed that up with support for AWS CodeBuild Personal Health Dashboard.

Dec 1, 2016

New Support for Amazon Polly and Rekognition Services

Today we are happy to announce support for two new AWS services that were launched at reInvent yesterday - Amazon Polly and Amazon Rekognition. The Turbot team feeds off the challenge of maintaining pace with AWS!

Nov 28, 2016

Turbot @ AWS re:Invent 2016

Meet Turbot at AWS re:Invent 2016

Nov 21, 2016

Turbot and CloudCheckr Work Together to Save Customers Time and Money

We are happy to announce a new partnership between CloudCheckr and Turbot to give cloud teams tools to save money, track spending, and optimize AWS cloud resources.

Nov 1, 2016

Turbot Recognized as an Amazon Web Services Life Sciences Competency Partner

Last week, Turbot was recognized as a Life Sciences Competency Partner by Amazon Web Services. Turbot is just the eighth APN Technology Partner to achieve this recognition.

Oct 26, 2016

New Support for the AWS US East (Ohio) Region

We are happy to announce that us-east-2 region - AWS US East (Ohio) Region - with three availability zones is now available in Turbot, just days after launch!

Jul 28, 2016

Managing Controls for Custom EC2 AMIs Across Multiple AWS Accounts

Turbot supports sharing local AMIs with other accounts and launching AMIs from trusted accounts. These features allow for better management and use of AMIs across your enterprise.

Jul 20, 2016

Guardrails for CfnCluster

Turbot now fully supports CfnCluster (“CloudFormation cluster”), a framework that deploys and maintains High Performance Computing clusters on AWS, by automating various operational and security controls.

Jul 12, 2016

Continuous Adherence To NIST 800-53 Controls for Cloud Infrastructure

Many customers use Turbot enterprise Guardrails to ensure continuous security and compliance adherence of their cloud infrastructure with external industry standards, now including support for NIST 800-53.

Jul 5, 2016

Automated AWS EMR OS Controls

To further accelerate our customer's use of AWS EMR and automate additional security and compliance controls, Turbot has extended our Linux hardening Guardrails to also support AWS EMR!

Jun 28, 2016

Turbot Extends Guardrails to AWS Mumbai Region

We were so excited to hear yesterday about the new AWS Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Region, we enabled support region within 24 hours!

Jun 21, 2016

User Managed AWS Access Keys

Turbot now supports user managed AWS access keys, allowing users to create, rotate, and delete access keys from the Turbot console for each of their accounts.

Jun 6, 2016

Turbot + AWS: Enabling Celgene's Innovation While Protecting the Enterprise

With the use of Turbot Guardrails, Celgene utilizes AWS to speed innovation while adhering to industry best practices. Previously, AWS was off-limits to research due to security concerns.

May 20, 2016

S3 Bucket Policies - Support for Custom Policies and Guardrails

Turbot now supports custom S3 bucket policies and has added new guardrails to restrict anonymous and cross-account bucket access.

Apr 6, 2016

Turbot Presenting with Regeneron Genetics Center at BioIT World 2016

Turbot is proud to be presenting a case study at BioITWorld today with Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC)] on their use of Turbot.

Mar 2, 2016

AWS Console Timeout is now an option in AWS Users > Session Timeout

Turbot has added Session Timeout option allowing Cluster Administrators to set the preferred AWS user session length in minutes.

Feb 21, 2016

Turbot Linux Guardrails

Turbot supports many Linux OS flavors whether the customer brings their own Amazon Machine Image (AMI), or Turbot manages the OS tier.

Aug 11, 2015

Custom Egress Rules for VPCs

Turbot’s powerful network isolation for applications offers a lot of protection, but sometimes an application really needs access to an internal resource like a database, application server, or similar.

Aug 3, 2015

Enterprise Guardrails for AWS Route 53

Available immmediately, Turbot has added enterprise guardrails for the use of AWS Route 53, a highly available and scalable cloud Domain Name System web service.

Jul 22, 2015

Linux Security Hardening and User Management

Turbot now includes support for enterprise guardrails for Linux, including security hardening and user management.

Jun 6, 2015

Database User Management

Turbot now includes support for enterprise guardrails for Databases, including security hardening and user management.

May 17, 2015

Turbot AWS EMR Guardrails

AWS Elastic MapReduce (EMR) simplifies big data processing, providing a managed Hadoop framework that makes it easy, fast, and cost-effective for you to distribute and process vast amounts of your data across dynamically scalable Amazon EC2 instances.

Apr 10, 2015

Enterprise guardrails for AWS Key Management Service

Turbot has added enterprise guardrails for the use of AWS Key Management Service, making it easy and safe to put this encryption technology in your application teams' hands.

Apr 2, 2015

Console home page updates including Message of the Day

The Cluster home page and user account page have been combined, redesigned and expanded to include user activity records, message of the day and user password reset.

Mar 24, 2015

Turbot Initialized

Turbot launches today!