AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: APN Launches

New and Updated Technical Content – Now Available on the APN Portal

This morning, we added and updated a number of pieces of technical content for APN Partners to the APN Portal. All of the content added today has been written by our AWS Partner Solutions Architect (SA) team, who work closely with APN Partners on a day-to-day basis. New Documents Added: Best Practices for Running Oracle Database on Amazon Web […]

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The Value of AWS Professional Services for APN Partners

Guest post by Todd Weatherby, Director of AWS Professional Services Worldwide  Hello APN Partners! I’m excited to share with you an update about the AWS Professional Services team.  We set up the AWS Professional Services team almost three years ago in response to requests from APN Partners and enterprise customers for help with implementation of the AWS […]

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Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 on the AWS Cloud: Quick Start Reference Deployment Now Available for APN Partners

We continue to add exclusive content on the APN Portal for APN Partners, and today we’re excited to announce the availability of the Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 on the AWS Cloud: Quick Start Reference Deployment for APN Partners. What’s Covered in this Quick Start Reference Deployment This Quick Start Reference Deployment includes architectural considerations and […]

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Coming Together for AWS Customers: Cloudnexa, AppDynamics, Sumo Logic and Trend Micro

We work with a diverse APN Partner ecosystem who often come together to enrich their own services and solutions on AWS and develop dynamic offerings for end customers. Today, we’d like to tell you about four APN Partners, Cloudnexa (a Premier APN Consulting Partner) and Trend Micro, AppDynamics, and Sumo Logic (Advanced APN Technology Partners) […]

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Revisiting re:Invent 2014…from an APN Partner Perspective

About a month has passed since the excitement of re:Invent, and with that time comes the opportunity for a new perspective.  End customer benefits and service details have been well documented in previous posts on the AWS Blog and product pages, but APN Partners may have a different way of approaching new services.  APN Technology […]

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AWS Managed Service Program Partner Validation Checklist, Version 2.0

Guest post by Kelly Hartman, AWS Global Segment Leader, MSPs At re:Invent 2014, we announced the launch of the AWS Managed Service Program. The Program provides APN Consulting Partners with new opportunities to learn cloud management best practices, expand their AWS Cloud managed portfolios, and receive recognition from AWS commensurate with the experience created for […]

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Content Additions and Updates on the APN Portal

The APN Portal is an online resource that is exclusive to APN Partners. Through the Portal, APN Partners can access a number of resources including marketing resources, the newly updated Opportunity Submission Tool, the APN Partner Webinar Library, and a wealth of business and technical content.  We have a number of teams across AWS who contribute […]

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Take the New AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Beta Exam – Closes December 21

Guest post by Maureen Lonergan, Director of Training & Certification, AWS On Friday, November 7 we announced the availability of our new certification for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional. DevOps practices increase IT efficiency for your business, allowing you to respond more quickly to your customers by providing stable, secure, and predictable IT environments. […]

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Simplified RI Payment Options for APN Partners

Yesterday, we announced a change to the Reserved Instance (RI) offerings, intended to simplify the RI model for our APN Partners and AWS Customers. What’s New for APN Partners?  We have a new 1-year, No Upfront payment option that does not require an upfront payment and provides a substantial discount (typically about 30 percent) compared […]

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APN Updates – International

The global APN ecosystem has grown substantially in the last 12 months, and a good portion of that growth comes from our international APN Partner presence. We strive to provide APN Partners around the globe with the specific support they need to successfully grow their AWS-based business. To that end, we’ve added, and plan to continue […]

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