The AWS Transit Gateway is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) managed service that enables customers to connect their ecosystems of Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs), on-premises data centers, and remote networks using a single, bypass deployment. It allows customers to consolidate their network architecture, simplify the management of cloud resources, and reduce operational costs.
Here are a few points to understand more about the transit gateway:
• The transit gateway acts as a hub for cloud resources and on-premises networks. It allows you to connect multiple VPCs, physical data centers, and remote networks through a single deployment.
• It provides an easier way to manage connectivity between cloud and data center infrastructure by providing a single network device in the cloud, centralizing the management of network routing.
• Security is improved since the communication path between virtual private clouds is encrypted and traffic is secured with the transit gateway.
• It reduces the operational costs associated with managing networks as customers do not need to maintain multiple VPN connections on both sides.
• You can use the transit gateway to increase throughput and reduce latency for applications and workloads that span multiple AWS regions.
• This service supports multiple AWS services, such as Amazon S3, Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS, and Amazon Lightsail.
If you want to learn more about the transit gateway and how it can help you save time and money, check out this AWS blog post: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/aws-transit-gateway-simplify-your-network-across-vpc-datacenters-remote-networks/