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AWS Blockchain Partner Program

Driving Blockchain Innovation with Manifold Technology and AWS Serverless

Manifold Technology has built a highly scalable, cost-effective, and easy-to-integrate blockchain platform that’s architected to deploy on AWS. Manifold lets you manage blockchains for any application, from branded currencies and settlement, to asset management and intelligent automation. The platform uses AWS Lambda to deliver a distributed ledger capability with blockchain auditability and the ability to detect possible tampering. Manifold is an APN Standard Technology Partner.

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AWS Blockchain Partner Program

Blockchain and the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain: Driving Security and Transparency

Forward-thinking companies are looking to new technologies such as blockchain to provide visibility into medicinal sourcing and the journey a medicine takes to move from creation to the hands of an end user, whose quality of life depends on its authenticity. Through the use of blockchain technology—a distributed ledger enabling trusted transactions among multiple parties—the pharmaceutical supply chain can become more secure, streamlined, and auditable.

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VMware Cloud on AWS Continues to Gain Momentum with Enterprises

It has been almost one year since we announced VMware Cloud on AWS availability at VMworld 2017. Adoption of VMware Cloud on AWS is accelerating in the enterprise as customers are able to migrate, run, and protect production workloads at scale to deliver business outcomes. For example, an online gaming company was able to migrate 600 game development VMs seamlessly to the cloud without disrupting the business or changing their policies and internal procedures.

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Introducing the APN Customer Engagements (ACE) Program

We are excited to introduce the APN Customer Engagements (ACE) Program to help APN Partners drive successful customer engagements on AWS. While our APN Opportunity Management Program has been available to APN Partners since September of 2017, the new ACE Program makes Standard-tier and above APN Partners eligible to receive engagements from AWS. We provide APN Partners with resources, tools, sales, and technical support to help drive successful engagements with AWS customers.

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New Features for APN Partners in the AWS Public Sector Contract Center

We are excited to announce an expansion of the AWS Public Sector Contract Center. The new AWS Public Sector Contract Center includes a broader set of APN Partner contract vehicles and related information that can be used by public sector organizations to procure AWS services. We’ve also expanded the Contract Center’s focus by going global—the page now includes contract vehicles for international public sector organizations.

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Introducing AWS Navigate: A Blueprint for APN Partners to Build a Specialized Practice on AWS

Based on high demand from our APN Partners, we are excited to introduce the AWS Navigate Program, which provides a prescriptive path for APN Partners to build a specialized practice on AWS. It offers APN Partners the guidance to become AWS experts and deploy innovative solutions on behalf of AWS customers. We have AWS Navigate tracks for Machine Learning, Contact Center, Microsoft Workloads, End User Computing, and Financial Services, with more coming later this year.

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AWS Quick Starts

Updated AWS Quick Start for Tableau Server Now Supports Linux

We are excited to add Linux support to our AWS Quick Start for Tableau Server on AWS. This Quick Start automatically deploys Tableau Server in a standalone or cluster environment on the AWS cloud, and now you can deploy on Linux in addition to Microsoft WindowServer. With this update, customers now have the ability to deploy on Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) running two different flavors of Linux.

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AWS IoT

Connect Microcontroller-Based Devices to the Cloud with Amazon FreeRTOS and Espressif ESP32

Amazon FreeRTOS code for ESP32 is now available on the Amazon FreeRTOS GitHub repository. Espressif Systems is a multinational, fabless semiconductor company that has been focused on producing connected microcontrollers and System-on-Modules (SoMs) for the emerging mobile and IoT markets. Espressif has worked diligently to connect a number of their popular IoT SoMs to AWS IoT services. In this post, we discuss how to start running Amazon FreeRTOS on ESP32 in order to connect to AWS IoT Core.

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GDPR

How AWS Supports Customers and APN Partners on the Journey to GDPR Compliance

Since AWS has announced that all our services comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we wanted to explore some of the ways AWS can help you on your road to compliance. In this post, we walk through the support AWS offers across the APN as well as the AWS Premium Support and AWS Professional Services organizations. We explain how these teams are working with customers and APN Partners in Europe and around the world to support them with questions related to GDPR and AWS.

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Machine Learning Competency Launch

Customer Success Stories from AWS Machine Learning Competency Partners

At the AWS London Summit, we announced the new AWS Machine Learning Competency Program for APN Consulting Partners. Launch Partners in this program have deep expertise and proven customer success in Machine Learning on AWS, and we are excited to showcase some of their stories. The AWS Competency Program helps customers identify and choose the top APN Partner for their AWS projects and workloads.

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