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AmazonVirtualPrivateCloud(AmazonVPC)letsyouprovisionalogicallyisolatedsectionofthe

AmazonWebServices(AWS)cloudwhereyoucanlaunchAWSresourcesinavirtualnetworkthatyou
define.Youhavecompletecontroloveryourvirtualnetworkingenvironment,includingselectionofyour
ownIPaddressrange,creationofsubnets,andconfigurationofroutetablesandnetworkgateways.You
canusebothIPv4andIPv6inyourVPCforsecureandeasyaccesstoresourcesandapplications.

YoucaneasilycustomizethenetworkconfigurationforyourAmazonVirtualPrivateCloud.Forexample,
youcancreateapublicfacingsubnetforyourwebserversthathasaccesstotheInternet,andplaceyour
backendsystemssuchasdatabasesorapplicationserversinaprivatefacingsubnetwithnoInternetaccess.
Youcanleveragemultiplelayersofsecurity,includingsecuritygroupsandnetworkaccesscontrollists,to
helpcontrolaccesstoAmazonEC2instancesineachsubnet.

Additionally,youcancreateaHardwareVirtualPrivateNetwork(VPN)connectionbetweenyour
corporatedatacenterandyourVPCandleveragetheAWScloudasanextensionofyourcorporate
datacenter.