Next-Gen Transit for AWS

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What is the AWS Transit Gateway (TGW) and why do I need orchestration?
Key Concepts (3 min)

The AWS Transit Gateway (TGW) is a new service introduced at re:Invent 2018. Get up to speed quickly with this overview.

How can I automate VPC network segmentation using AWS Transit Gateway (TGW) and Aviatrix?
Key Concepts (3 min)

Cloud (VPC) network segmentation overview and how to leverage domains with the AWS Transit Gateway (TGW) to segment and secure your network.

How do Aviatrix Security Domains and Connection Policies help orchestrate and simplify cloud network connectivity when using native AWS Transit Gateway (TGW)?
Key Concepts (10 min)

Learn how new capabilites in AWS Transit Gateway (TGW) can be automated to simplify VPC segmentation by eliminating manual, error-prone updates to route tables.

What are the differences in segmenting my development VPCs from my production VPCs when using multiple AWS Transit Gateways (TGW) or a single Gateway?
Key Concepts (6 min)

Learn how to segment groups of VPCs and on-premises networks using the native AWS Transit Gateway (TGW).

How do I make all outbound traffic appear to come from one or more AWS IP Addresses?
Network Design (13 min)

How to enable a 'central NAT service' to allow you and your partners a consistent set of IP addresses that simplifies connectivity for site to cloud use cases.

Does AWS Transit Gateway (TGW) allow only a SINGLE subnet to be connected?
Key Concepts (5 min)

Learn how VPC and VPN attachments work with subnets and Availability Zones when using AWS Transit Gateway (TGW).

How many route table updates will I have to manage for large AWS Transit Gateway (TGW) deployments?
Network Design (5 min)

Learn how orchestration of AWS Transit Gateway (TGW) can make management of route tables significantly easier.

How are the VPC route tables updated when connecting VPC’s via AWS Transit Gateway (TGW)?
Key Concepts (4 min)

Learn the differences of how AWS handles route updates for the AWS Transit Gateway (TGW) and Transit VPC architectures.

How do I create a centralized egress control architecture using AWS Transit Gateway (TGW) and Aviatrix?
How-To Guide (8 min)

Learn step-by-step workflow for deploying AWS Transit Gateway (TGW) Orchestration and Egress filtering in AWS.

How do I connect SaaS applications to customer on-premise sites using AWS Transit Gateway (TGW)?
Key Concepts (5 min)

Learn how vendors hosting SaaS applications in AWS can implement secure connectivity to customer on-premises environment to access data or connecting on prem clients to their SaaS instance.

How can I avoid SNAT when using in-line, next-generation firewalls in AWS and multicloud environments?
Network Design (5 min)

Learn how vendors hosting SaaS applications in AWS can implement secure connectivity to customer on-premises environment to access data or connecting on prem clients to their SaaS instance.

How can I integrate my next-gen firewall with the AWS Transit Gateway?
Network Design (14 min)

Learn the different methodologies for implementing firewalls in AWS cloud and as part of an AWS Transit Gateway architecture.

How can I use Aviatrix to build a centralized architecture for directing VPC egress traffic to an SD-WAN solution?
How-To Guide (12 min)

Learn how to forward egress traffic to an SD-WAN solution using AWS transit gateway and Aviatrix Orchestrator.

What are the top 10 things I need to know about the new AWS Transit Gateway (TGW)?
Key Concepts (8 min)

A concise list of what you'll want to know about the AWS Transit Gateway before you deploy it in production.

What kind of throughput can I expect from the AWS Transit Gateway (TGW) to my on-prem or customer environments?
Key Concepts (9 min)

Understand the various AWS transit architectures and servivces like encryption impact throughput and performance.

What are the advantages in switching to the AWS Transit Gateway from an existing Transit VPC (e.g. CSR) deployment?
Key Concepts (10 min)

Learn the benefits of migrating from an older transit VPC architecture to one based on the new AWS Transit Gateway.


Advanced Mode Transit for AWS

These articles were written prior to the availability of the AWS Transit Gateway; it assumes use of Aviatrix Gateways in each Spoke VPC. Looking for AWS Transit Gateway? See Transit Gateway Overview or AWS Transit Gateway Quick Reference Guide or Transit Gateway Orchestration Answers.


What is a Next-Generation Transit Hub and how is it different?
Key Concepts (3 min)

A global transit network is an AWS-sanctioned approach for facilitating communications from many Spoke VPCs to on-premise datacenter resources via a Transit Hub VPC.

What are my options for a Transit VPC?
Network Design (6 min)

If you have many VPCs that need connectivity, a hub-and-spoke topology can simplify your network with a reduced number of connections to manage.

How do I migrate from a vRouter based transit hub to a software-defined AWS Transit Hub?
How-To Guide (2 min)

Understand some of the differences between a vRouter based transit hub and a software-defined transit hub, with practical step-by-step instructions on how to migrate.

Why is the Aviatrix Global Transit solution a better choice over Cisco CSR?
Key Concepts (11 min)

Understand the operational differences in using a Cisco CSR vs Aviatrix as your AWS Global Transit Hub

How to test Aviatrix Transit VPC for AWS — without requiring a connection to your data center?
How-To Guide (15 min)

Learn how to create an AWS VPC that emulates a data center — allowing you to test a transit VPC without having to establish a connection to your on prem environment.

What are the best practices for maintaining and operating a Global Transit VPC?
How-To Guide (10 min)

Learn how to efficiently maintain and operate a transit VPC in AWS using troubleshooting, alerting and monitoring.