AWS Service Delivery Program

Demonstrate your AWS service experience

The AWS Service Delivery Program enables AWS customers to identify AWS Consulting Partners with experience and a deep understanding of specific AWS services. These AWS Partners follow best practices for AWS services and have proven success delivering AWS services to customers.

AWS Service Delivery Partners are vetted by AWS through a rigorous technical validation. From helping customers run serverless code with AWS Lambda to deploying managed, secure, reliable, and high-performing Windows-based solutions on Amazon EC2 Windows, AWS Service Delivery Partners are equipped to assist AWS customers with specific AWS services. Learn more about the variety of AWS service-specific Designations available.

Discover the AWS Service Delivery Program Benefits and how to apply to the Program below.

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AWS Service Delivery Partner Success Stories

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AWS Service Delivery Program Benefits

AWS Service Delivery Partners pass a high technical bar and receive a variety of program benefits as a result. Benefits include access to funding and discounts, invitations to designation related AWS service-specific roadmaps and feature releases before general availability, AWS marketing support, and priority consideration to publish technical content through AWS forums. Program benefits are in addition to APN tier benefits.

  • Core Benefits
  • Additional Benefits
  • AWS Service-Specific Benefits
  • Publication Opportunities
  • Core Benefits
  • All AWS Service Delivery Partners receive these core benefits.

    1. AWS Service Partners Webpage Listing corresponding to your AWS service designations
    2. Promotion to AWS Sales and Service Teams through internal forums, presentations, and promotional campaigns
    3. 3,000 AWS Promotional Credits one-time in 2020
    4. Exclusive Deeper Learning Sessions with AWS Product Teams
    5. APN Blog Post promoting your company the month of your designation award in a welcome post
    6. AWS Partner Solutions Finder priority ranking
    7. APN Badge & Program Logos access to market your achievements
     
  • Additional Benefits
  • Beyond the core benefits, AWS Service Delivery Partners qualify for additional benefits and opportunities with AWS because of their proven experience with AWS services and customers. While additional AWS Partner engagement is necessary, your AWS Service Delivery Program membership meets prerequisites for the following:

    • APN Customer Engagements (ACE): ACE enables AWS Partners to build, grow, and drive successful customer engagements with AWS Sales. It provides you with a platform to collaborate with AWS Sales and Marketing teams, and request funding and technical support to help you co-sell with AWS. Learn more about ACE
    • Exclusive Service Validation AWS GameDays: An interactive team-based learning exercises, designed to give players a chance to put their AWS skills to the test in a real-world, but gamified and risk-free environment. Because every team playing in our GameDay league comes from a validated company, these GameDays are truly exciting battles among the experts
    • Special Engagements: When AWS Events are being planned, AWS Partners in differentiation programs like AWS Service Delivery are considered first. Sponsorship opportunities, AWS Partner speaking engagements, AWS service boot camps, AWS Marketing Campaigns, and AWS service focus groups. Invitations to special events are sent via email to APN Alliance Leads
     
  • AWS Service-Specific Benefits
  • Select AWS Service Delivery designations offer unique, exclusive benefits:

     
  • Publication Opportunities
  • APN Marketing prioritizes AWS Partners in differentiation programs such as AWS Service Delivery, first. While any AWS Partner may submit content to our marketing channels, an AWS Service Delivery designation puts you at the front of the line. Ask your AWS Partner Development Representative to help you submit content to these forums:

    • APN TV: AWS Service Delivery is one of five qualifying programs to publish partner produced and related videos hosted on AWS.
    • APN Blog: AWS Service Delivery is one of eight APN Differentiation Programs that provide eligibility to write for the APN Blog. We encourage you to submit technical blog posts showcasing your service-specific expertise and customer success.
     

AWS Service Delivery Designations

The AWS Service Delivery Program validates AWS Partners for their service-specific expertise. Within the AWS Service Delivery Program, AWS Partners can apply to receive an AWS Service Delivery designation for select AWS services. AWS Partners may attain more than one AWS Service Delivery designation to show experience across multiple AWS services.

AWS services with designations in the AWS Service Delivery Program are chosen based on factors including a high customer demand for validated, experienced AWS Partners to help them be successful with that service. We strongly encourage AWS Partners to choose designations that fit their business model and goals. The Partner DNA Guide helps AWS Partners decide which AWS Service Delivery designations to pursue based on their strengths.

Database Services Designations

Database Services Partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to these services:

Amazon RDS

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Amazon RDS Partners are recognized for delivering services or solutions across seven familiar database engines including: Amazon Aurora MySQL, Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, and SQL Server. Amazon RDS Partners deliver solutions that manage complex and time-consuming administrative tasks such as PostgreSQL software installation and upgrades; storage management; replication for high availability and read throughput; and backups for disaster recovery. Amazon RDS Partners deliver new implementations, migrate AWS customers to Amazon RDS, or build tools compatible with Amazon RDS.

AWS Database Migration Service

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AWS Database Migration Service Partners help customers use AWS Database Migration Service to migrate databases to AWS easily and securely while minimizing application downtime. AWS Database Migration Service Partners support both homogeneous migrations such as Oracle to Oracle, as well as heterogeneous migrations between different database platforms, such as Oracle to Amazon Aurora or Microsoft SQL Server to MySQL.

 

Compute Services Designations

Compute Services Partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to these services:

Amazon EC2 for Windows Server

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Amazon EC2 for Windows Server Partners deliver services for Amazon EC2, managing secure, reliable, and high-performance environments for deploying Windows-based applications and workloads.
 

AWS Server Migration Service

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AWS Server Migration Service Partners help AWS customers implement AWS SMS to migrate on-premises workloads to AWS, allowing AWS customers to automate, schedule, and track incremental replications of live server volumes.

Networking and Content Delivery Services Designations

Networking and Content Delivery Services Partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to these services:

Amazon CloudFront

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Amazon CloudFront Partners help AWS customers deploy a global content delivery network (CDN) service that accelerates delivery of websites, APIs, video content, or other web assets. By helping customers deploy Amazon CloudFront, these partners give developers and businesses an easy way to optimize performance, accelerate content, and reduce costs.

AWS Direct Connect

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AWS Direct Connect Service Delivery Partners provide flexibility and choices on how to connect with AWS, including Dedicated Connections, greater than 500 Mbps capacity Hosted Connections, and enhanced monitoring of the network link between Direct Connect Partners and AWS.

Serverless Computing Services Designations

Serverless Computing Services Partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to these services:

AWS Lambda

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AWS Lambda Partners provide services and tools that help customers build or migrate their solutions to a microservices architecture running on serverless computing, which lets you build services and applications without the need for provisioning or managing servers.

Amazon API Gateway

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Amazon API Gateway Partners provide tools and services to help customers create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure their APIs at any scale.

 

Amazon DynamoDB

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Amazon DynamoDB Partners help customers deploy Amazon DynamoDB, a fast and flexible NoSQL database service for all applications that need consistent, single-digit millisecond latency at any scale.
 

Analytics Services Designations

Analytics Services Partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to these services:

Amazon EMR

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Amazon EMR Partners help customers to build and deploy big data analytics applications using Amazon EMR, a managed service that makes it easy to run big data frameworks such as Apache Hadoop, Spark, Presto, Hive, and HBase on massively scalable clusters.

Amazon Kinesis

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Amazon Kinesis Partners help customers deploy Amazon Kinesis, a platform for streaming data on AWS. These partners offer powerful services to make it easy to load and analyze streaming data, and also provide the ability to build custom streaming data applications for specialized needs.

Amazon Redshift

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Amazon Redshift Partners have solutions that work with Amazon Redshift to load, transform, and analyze data; share insights; and architect and implement analytics platforms. 
 

Amazon QuickSight

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Amazon QuickSight Partners enable AWS customers to use this business intelligence service that makes it easy to delivery insights to everyone in their organization. 

Management Tools Designations

Management Tools Partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to these services:

AWS CloudFormation

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AWS CloudFormation Partners offer AWS customer developers and system administrators an easy way to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources, provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable fashion.

 

AWS Service Catalog

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AWS Service Catalog Partners help create catalogs of IT services that are approved by the customer’s organization for use on AWS. With AWS Service Catalog, customers and Partners can centrally manage commonly deployed IT services to help achieve consistent governance and meet compliance requirements while enabling users to self-provision approved services.

AWS Config

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AWS Config Partners enable AWS customers to assess, audit, and evaluate the configurations of their AWS resources. With AWS Config, customers and AWS Partners can review changes in configurations and relationships between AWS resources, dive into detailed resource configuration histories, and determine overall compliance against the configurations specified. 

AWS Systems Manager

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AWS Systems Manager Partners enable AWS customers to use this management service that automically collects software inventory, apply OS patches, create system images, and configure Windows and Linux operating systems.  

Internet of Things Services Designations

AWS IoT Partners improve customer experience and outcomes by choosing the best approach for the design and implementation of IoT solutions that are optimized for cost, reliability, security, performance, and scalability.

AWS IoT Core

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AWS IoT Core Partners leverage deep technical expertise using AWS IoT Core to improve customer experience and outcomes by choosing the best approach for the design and implementation of IoT solutions that are optimized for cost, reliability, security, performance, and scalability.

AWS IoT Analytics

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AWS IoT Analytics Partners have proven AWS customer success developing solutions to ingest, process, store, and analyze IoT data using the fully managed and scalable AWS IoT Analytics.
 

AWS IoT Greengrass

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AWS IoT Greengrass Partners improve customer outcomes by applying their demonstrated experience in building IoT solutions with local edge device intelligence.

 

Customer Engagement Designations

Customer Engagement Partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to Amazon Connect. 

Amazon Connect

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Amazon Connect Partners help improve customer experience and outcomes by choosing the best approach for the design and implementation of contact center solutions that are optimized for cost, reliability, security, performance, and scalability. 

Security Services Designations

Security Service Partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to AWS WAF.

AWS Web Application Firewall

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AWS WAF Partners help customers implement AWS WAF to protect their web applications from common web exploits that could affect application availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources. 

 

GovCloud Designations

AWS GovCloud (US) Partners deliver workloads in the AWS GovCloud (US) region. 

AWS GovCloud (US)

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AWS GovCloud (US) Skill Partners help AWS customers with architecting, operating, and managing workloads in the AWS GovCloud (US) region while supporting US government compliance and regulatory requirements including FedRAMP, ITAR, SRG Levels 2 and 4, CJIS Security Policy, and/or HIPAA. They help customers handling sensitive data and workloads implement mission oriented systems and applications in the AWS GovCloud (US) region that address compliance standards, reduce costs, drive efficiencies, and increase innovation.

Apply to the AWS Service Delivery Program

The AWS Service Ready Program is a validation program that identifies and endorses products from AWS Technology Partners that integrate with specific AWS services.  

Learn more about the AWS Service Delivery Program on the APN Blog.