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ACE Updates: Opportunity Management Enhancements for ACE Pipeline Manager

The APN Customer Engagements (ACE) opportunity validation experience is being updated for AWS Partners to streamline the overall validation process in several key ways. This includes proactively calling out the most common errors that delay approvals, and allowing you to edit submissions requiring additional information directly in the ACE Pipeline Manager. We are also updating the “Date of last provided update exceeds 2 weeks” opportunity and lead list views to only show items in which you are able to take action.

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New AWS Partner Report Highlights Importance of Balancing Growth and Profitability

AWS commissioned 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence, to conduct a study of global AWS Systems Integrator (SI) Partners focused on profitability. As a result, the new AWS Partner Profitability and Success Report was launched at re:Invent. This report explores some of the biggest challenges AWS Partners face in pursing profitability, including transitioning from other business models, changing customer perceptions, and finding ways to differentiate.

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How to Automate Cost and Performance Improvement Through gp3 Upgrades Using AWS Systems Manager

Automatically identifying and upgrading existing SSD volumes to take advantage of the new gp3 general purpose volumes for Amazon EBS can help organizations reduce storage costs. Learn how to upgrade your existing gp2 volumes, without interruption, to the next generation of general purpose SSD volumes using AWS Systems Manager. This a core component of nubeGo’s Cloud Managed Service (NCMS) which helps customers automate cost savings, security guardrails, and compliance requirements with minimal effort.

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Cloud Posture and Threat Analytics with Cisco Secure Cloud Analytics

As organizations continue to adopt AWS, their risk footprint increases from both an infrastructure and network perspective as it relates to compliance posturing, configuration risk, and network threats. Explore the integration between AWS and Secure Cloud Analytics, a SaaS-delivered Network Detection (NDR) offering from Cisco that monitors multi-cloud and hybrid environments for threats and policy violations and provides comprehensive visibility for any environment.

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Creating an Equitable Enterprise AWS Chargeback Model Using CloudHealth

Most enterprises go through the process of monthly chargeback (cost allocation) of their AWS costs to internal business units or cost centers. The AWS Cost and Usage Report can provide the flexibility needed to create detailed custom billing rules. Learn how VMware implemented an equitable chargeback model using CloudHealth’s FlexReports, a simple solution for companies that have multiple Payers or just want to implement custom billing rules quickly.

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Delivering 4K Live Streaming with Automated Provisioning Using AWS Media Services

Until now, 4K media service has been adopted by only a few providers and was limited in use from the lack of sufficient infrastructure and network services. However, with advances in telecommunications and devices ushering in the 5G era, the barriers to using 4K have been brought down. Learn how MegazoneCloud helps broadcasters implement high-quality live streaming services, with AWS Media Services driving new customer experience in an agile, automated, and cost-effective manner.

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Computer Vision at Scale with Dask and PyTorch on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

Saturn Cloud is a data science and machine learning platform for Python. Its multi-node, multi-GPU computing enables 100x faster workflows, reducing the time to business value. Saturn Cloud is compatible with the entire Python ecosystem and a variety of tools, which makes workflows customizable and the computing experience highly flexible for a range of setups and preferences. In a recent release, Saturn Cloud added Amazon EC2 Spot compatibility.

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Simplified Cloud Database Management Using Couchbase Cloud and AWS

Couchbase NoSQL database admins have been using AWS to host clusters for many years. Couchbase Cloud provides customers access to sophisticated management software that allows them to co-manage their NoSQL cloud database directly inside their AWS-powered infrastructure. Learn how Couchbase leverages the underlying cloud resources, and explore graphical examples of key features from the web-based control plane to demonstrate how easy it is to use.

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Helping a Pharmaceutical Company Drive Business Insights Using ZS Accelerators on Amazon Redshift

With increasing data variety and volumes, it’s become increasingly necessary to ensure all of an organization’s workloads run in the most efficient manner to reduce overall turn-around time and TCO. Get an overview of the data and analytics platform ZS built to streamline and improve contracting analytics for a top life sciences company. Then, dive deep into the data architecture and learn how ZS evolved its data technology stack to get maximum performance.

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Monitoring Your Linux Workloads on AWS Graviton with Splunk Cloud

Splunk recently announced the availability of Armv8 64-bit architecture support for the Splunk Universal Forwarder. This allows AWS Graviton2 customers with Linux workloads to collect and forward machine data to their Splunk environment. Follow a step-by-step guide to set up a Universal Forwarder on a Graviton2 instance running Linux, and learn how to configure the instance and the Universal Forwarder to forward data to Splunk Cloud.

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Say Hello to 61 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in January

We are excited to highlight 61 AWS Partners that received new designations in January for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top AWS Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. AWS Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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