AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: APN Program News

Announcing the AWS Migration Competency

Workload migration is a key milestone of the customer journey on AWS, and helping customers map out a clear and comprehensive migration strategy is a top priority in which AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners can provide enormous support. But customers need guidance to ensure they’re connecting with the right AWS Partners who’ve proven they have a strong AWS practice, have demonstrated […]

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Seven Steps to Successfully Prepare For Your AWS MSP Audit

Since the launch of the official AWS Managed Service Program in 2014, more than 50 APN Partners across the world have successfully completed the third-party validation audit established by the MSP team. More and more firms are looking for guidance on what it takes to pass the audit, and become an AWS MSP. Along with the MSP […]

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Don’t Miss New and Updated Content on the APN Portal

We work across internal teams, including our AWS Professional Services team, APN Partner Programs teams, and the AWS Quick Start creation team, to create and publish a wide range of documents on the APN Portal. For example, AWS Quick Start guides are often published on the Portal prior to being generally available. And our AWS Professional Services […]

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Announcing the Updated AWS Managed Service Program Validation Checklist – Version 3.0

If you’re working towards passing our third-party-led managed service provider audit to become an official AWS MSP Partner, then we have some exciting news for you. Our MSP team has just released the AWS Managed Service Program Validation Checklist, Version 3.0. The Validation Checklist has been updated to reflect the evolving and growing needs of our customer […]

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APN Benefits and Requirements – Updates for 2016

As you build your business on AWS and meet the qualifications for our Standard, Advanced, and Premier (Consulting) Partner tiers, you gain access to additional benefits and resources through the APN exclusive to those tiers. As our ecosystem continues to evolve, we continue to listen to feedback from our field and from APN Partners like […]

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APN Program Updates for 2015

Hello APN Partners! We are pleased to launch enhanced APN benefits and requirements for 2015 and I wanted to take the opportunity to highlight key areas of interest.  Since launching the APN in 2012, we’ve worked hard to provide you with the business, technical, and marketing support you need to build a successful business on […]

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2015 APN Program Guide Available on the APN Portal

We’ve made a number of changes to the APN Program in 2015. As our APN Partner ecosystem continues to grow, we continue to invest in, develop, and expand on a number of resources available to APN Partners, including APN Partner Programs, AWS Training and Certification for APN Partners, APN Partner benefits, APN Marketing resources and additional go-to-market […]

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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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New APN Programs: Announcing the New AWS Managed Service Partner Program and the AWS SaaS Partner Program

The same way our customers seek guidance from us on finding APN Partners with specific solution or vertical capabilities (which we are addressing with our APN Competency Program), we strive to provide our customers with the guidance they need to find APN Partners who can deliver various solutions via different delivery models, such as Software as […]

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