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Top 10 Feature Launches in AWS Marketplace for 2018

For AWS Marketplace and our customers, 2018 was a big year. We had some exciting announcements at AWS re:Invent 2018, where we launched new categories for container products and machine learning. With 30+ new features launched in 2018 for AWS Marketplace, we wanted to highlight the top ones for you, including AWS Marketplace for Machine Learning and Containers, Consulting Partner Private Offers, Enterprise Contract for AWS Marketplace, Flexible Payment Scheduler, and more.

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How AWS Well-Architected Reviews Can Drive a Customer-First Culture

APN Premier Partner nClouds helps customers build and manage modern infrastructure solutions that deliver innovation faster. They have been conducting AWS Well-Architected Reviews since getting certified as an AWS Well-Architected Partner in January 2018. In this post, we explore the basics of Well-Architected and the value of a Well-Architected Review, as well as how this framework can support your business. You will find AWS Well-Architected essential to achieving a customer-first culture.

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Say Hello

Say Hello to 23 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in December

We are excited to highlight 23 APN Partners that received new designations in December for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help customers identify specialized APN Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. Please join us in welcoming our newest APN Partner designees!

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Using ‘athena-express’ to Simplify SQL Queries on Amazon Athena

Deloitte’s Gary Arora, an APN Ambassador, will show you how to integrate an application with Amazon Athena to execute SQL queries with ‘athena-express.’ This is a wrapper around the AWS SDK that can simplify executing SQL queries in Amazon Athena and fetch the JSON results in the same synchronous call—a capability well suited for many web applications. Developers can use ‘athena-express’ to help save time and effort in setting up the integration and focus on core application development.

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AWS Partner Network

How APN Partners Can Prepare for New Tier Changes Taking Effect in 2019

At AWS re:Invent 2018, we announced updates to APN Tier requirements, as well as access to updated benefits for APN Partners. New program changes take effect February 1, 2019 for all new registered APN Partners and those looking to upgrade to the next APN Tier. All APN Partners will have until at least August 1, 2019 to prepare for the changes. Here’s what you can do today to help your organization prepare. 

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Healthcare

Architecting High Value Care Solutions with HIPAA-Eligible Services on AWS 

High value care means achieving the best possible patient outcomes for the least amount of money. Health systems are looking for ways to deliver high value care as they get increasing pressure from payers to rein in runaway healthcare costs. As a leader in precision health, hc1.com ensures the right patient gets the right test and the right prescription. Through their advanced bioinformatics platform, hc1 personalizes healthcare, resulting in improved patient well-being and reduced medical spending.

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7 Key Best Practices for Cloud Security from Alert Logic

Cyber-attacks are going to happen; vulnerabilities and exploits are going to be identified. Having a solid security-in-depth strategy, coupled with the right tools and people that understand how to respond, will put your company in stronger position to minimize exposure and risk. AWS has security-in-depth strategies for their global infrastructure that cover processes, people, and technology that protect the physical and foundational layers of their offering.

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AWS Lambda

AWS Lambda Custom Runtime for PHP: A Practical Example

The new AWS Lambda runtime API and layers capabilities give us the ability to build a clean, supportable implementation of PHP on Lambda of our own. We’ll take a brief look at the overall workflow and runtime lifecycle, and then show you one way to build a PHP runtime to start powering your PHP applications on AWS Lambda. Not a PHP developer? You can adapt the examples in this guide to build a custom runtime in your language of choice.

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Share Files Across Your Organization with CTERA’s File Sync and Share on AWS

File sync and share platforms allow companies to share files within their organization, beyond the boundaries of their own datacenter. AWS is an ideal location for these types of workloads. File sync and share solutions from APN Partners use AWS services as building blocks to provide unique offerings to customers. With a few easy steps, you can deploy CTERA and start sharing files between many different clients and platforms.

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Why Even the Pros Need a Cloud Management Solution to Optimize Cost and Performance

It’s easy for vendors to get caught up in the needs of their customers that they forget to tend to their own needs. When CloudCheckr was a young startup, we admittedly had to make a deliberate effort to focus on leveraging all our platform has to offer. The results were as significant for CloudCheckr as they were for our clients. Identifying a Cloud Management Platform that’s available as a SaaS enables you to get started immediately with no overhead and nothing to install, including no agents.

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