Missed Out On AWS Summit Tel Aviv? We’ve Got Your Back.

AWS Summit Tel Aviv made a much-awaited return to Israel and was filled with action, insight, and excitement. After a 2-year break due to the pandemic, the CloudZone team was proud to be there and had great fun leading and attending sessions, participating in discussions, and networking at our booth. Attendees were thrilled about the opportunity to learn and hear about industry-leading solutions offered by AWS partners and professionals.


From an array of renowned speakers to riveting topics and industry tips, here are our 5 must-know takeaways from the ultimate tech extravaganza of the year:

  1. Architecting account security is key along your Cloud journey
    A key element of your AWS environment is having a framework to provide resource isolation, separation of duties, and clear billing separation. The ‘Architecting security and governance across your landing zone’ session discussed updated multi-account strategy best practices for establishing your landing zone, new guidance for building organizational unity structures, and a historical context.
    Shir Turel, Head of Delivery and Customer Success at Shield, presented the innovative deployment led by him and Ilya Lirtsman and his team, supported by CloudZone as part of this session’s panel at the Cloud Journey track.

  1. Solutions, competencies, and specialization – the building blocks of AWS culture
    CloudZone’s very own Business Development Manager, Haim Ben Hayim participated in the panel at the Partner Summit SI track: “Drive customer success with consulting partners”, hosted by Maggie Schneider, Sr Partner Development Manager, AWS. In this session, we heard from our consulting partner leaders as they shared insights into how they have successfully harnessed AWS technology to win in Israel. Across the three dimensions of solutions, competencies, and specialization, the speakers deep-dived into how they are building the winning culture with AWS through technology and innovation.

  1. The ‘AWS Loves Startups’ track was the place to be for all founders alike!
    For over 13 years, AWS has been supporting the world’s most successful startups as they grow and scale. Across sessions including, ‘Why startups love AWS’, ‘Top investors pitch their VCs to startups’ and ‘10 mistakes founders make when starting on AWS’, attendees got to:
  • Learn how to benefit from programs specifically designed for startup success including: AWS Activate, AWS Founders Club, and AWS Startup Loft Accelerator – to name a few.
  • Hear top founders share their past mistakes and what they learned along the way – what they didn’t know back then, their business challenges, and how they coped with them.
  • See leading investors appear on stage for a 3-minute pitch. This unconventional session portrayed how investors articulate their stories and showcase their companies, teams, and value for startups.
  • Receive an introduction to Amazon’s peculiar culture and how the company innovates through four elements: Culture, Mechanisms, Architecture and Organization.
  • See a list of the most common mistakes that founders make on AWS, paired with advise on how to avoid them – to save time and money.
  1. It was all about AWS optimization, security, and guest talks at the CloudZone booth
    Event attendees got the opportunity to deepen their AWS Cloud knowledge and gain new skills to design and deploy solutions in the Cloud to accelerate their business mission. Throughout the day, CloudZones valued partners and experts delivered amazing rounds of lectures and demo sessions at our booth. Ran Blumenfeld, Head of FinOps, CloudZone, inspired visitors to our booth with his talk “5 Steps to optimize on AWS with 25%”.
    We unpacked how to leverage AWS services, teams, and partners to transform your business while optimizing costs, as well as how to solve common business problems and make the best use of AWS-managed storage services.The CloudZone booth was the place to be if you care about Cloud security (as you should!). Roy Erlich, CEO of Enso Security, delivered a great talk titled “rethinking Appsec” on application security posture management. We hosted Gil Geron, CPO & Co founder, Orca Security to discuss the Orca security platform. Itai Mossery, Security & Cloud Group Leader, Tangram Soft was there to walk us all through the Cloud security journey. And that was just the beginning!Additional amazing talks at the CloudZone booth included:
    • Intro to Harness – Gabriel Ben-Harosh Hasson / CTO,  matrix DevOps
    • Cloud detailed end to end real time observability in minutes – Gil Givati / Senior Dynatrace architect, Matrix Software Solution
    • Data mesh architecture using AWS Lake Formation – Elad Rabinovich / Senior Data and Solutions Architect, CloudZone
    • Accelerate Data-Led Modernization on AWS – Martin Terreni / Pre Sale Data Solutions, Matrix Software Products
  1. We got a behind-the-scenes peek at how AWS is building the upcoming region in Israel
    AWS leaders Adi Habusham (Senior Principal Technologist, Annapurna Labs, AWS), Ronnen Slasky (Head of Technology, AWS), and Ran Tessler (Director of Solutions Architecture, AWS) discussed how for the last 15 years Israeli customers have been leveraging and shaping the services that AWS offers.
    The leadership session not only unpacked how AWS is building the upcoming region in Israel and how global infrastructure is built but also dove deep into understanding the silicon and software that runs inside AWS data centers.


We had a blast meeting new people and old friends at AWS Summit Tel Aviv! With so much to look forward to in Israel, we are excited to build the future with our new partners.


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