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Say Hello to 29 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in January

We are excited to highlight 29 APN Partners that received new designations in January for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top APN Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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AWS MSP Program

Updated MSP Partner Program Validation Checklist – Version 4.0

We are pleased to share the latest updates to our AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program in version 4.0 of the Validation Checklist. This version focuses on raising the bar for both MSP Partners and AWS customers. By maintaining a high bar in this program, MSP Partners will realize more valuable recognition for their distinguished capabilities, and AWS customers will have increased confidence in teaming up with AWS MSP Partners.

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How Cloud Backup for Mainframes Cuts Costs with Model9 and AWS

Mainframe cold storage based on disks and tapes is typically expensive and rigid. Model9 improves the economics and flexibility by leveraging AWS storage for archival, backup, and recovery of mainframe data. Model9 enables mainframe customers to leverage modern cloud technologies and economics to reduce data recovery risks and improve application availability by providing a software-defined solution for archive, backup, and recovery directly from AWS.

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Healthcare

ClearDATA DevOps: The Bridge Between Innovation and Compliance

The most innovative healthcare cloud companies move fast and stay secure through DevOps automation and compliance safeguards. But as you manage more data faster, how do you ensure your environment is in compliance with increasingly complex frameworks and requirements such as HIPAA, GxP, and GDPR? This is where DevOps is empowering the healthcare industry in the cloud. Explore the advantages of a true DevOps model for your healthcare organization’s environment on AWS.

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How to Collect, Monitor, and Process Logs and Metrics at Scale with Cognitive Insights

Logging data is the simplest act of collecting data for measurement and plays an important role in modern enterprises. But when this log data is large in volume, high in velocity, or has lots of variety across formats, it poses challenges for data storage, processing, and enrichment. Explore the features of Logz.io, a unified machine data analytics platform that collects and processes logs and metrics, while also identifying critical events with contextual information for intelligently acting upon them.

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Adding Secure Element Support Using AWS IoT Greengrass Hardware Security Integration (HSI)

Internet of Things (IoT) gateways enabled with AWS IoT Greengrass connect to the AWS IoT Core service. Here, we explore the AWS IoT Greengrass security framework using AWS IoT Greengrass Hardware Security Integration (HSI) and how it works with secure elements. Learn how to couple Just in Time Registration (JITR) or Just in Time Provisioning (JITP), and how to implement the secure element from APN Partner Microchip Technology leveraging AWS IoT Greengrass HSI.

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AWS Training and Certification

How to Get AWS Certified: Tips From a DevOps Engineer

Hear from DevOps engineer Stanislav Ivaschenko on how he got AWS Certified and gained the cloud industry’s most coveted certifications. Being AWS Certified reinforces your knowledge about AWS services and lets you explore how multiple AWS services are connected and how they amplify each other. It also allows you to try a wide variety of useful but less known AWS services that most practitioners might be unaware of.

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AWS MSP Program

What Exactly is a Next-Generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP)?

The concept of a Managed Service Provider (MSP) isn’t necessarily new, but it can be difficult for organizations to grasp. What does it take to become a next-generation MSP? How does an organization begin that process on AWS? At a high level, a next-gen MSP educates customers on a proactive, ongoing basis; leads with AWS Professional Services; and advocates to customers the use of and evolution of AWS services. In this post, explore why you should care about next-gen MSPs and what’s in it for your organization.

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Elasticsearch Service

Use Amazon Elasticsearch Service with Kibana for Identity Federation – Auth0

With the recent release of Amazon Elasticsearch Service integration with Amazon Cognito, you can now enable corporate users to access Amazon Elasticsearch Service with Kibana using your corporate directory credentials through identity federation. In this post, we share a step-by-step integration of Auth0 and Amazon Cognito. With Amazon Cognito User Pool, you can extend your directory so Auth0 users are able to log in to Kibana with the same security credentials.

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AWS Security

Creating a Golden AMI Pipeline Integrated with Qualys for Vulnerability Assessments

The golden AMI pipeline addresses challenges faced by customer cloud teams. It describes a method for providing a repeatable, scalable, and approved application stack factory that increases innovation velocity, reduces effort, and increases the chief information security officer’s confidence that IT teams are compliant in their cloud deployments. In this post, we explored how to set up a golden AMI creation pipeline with a combination of AWS services, as well as the Qualys Scanner available on AWS Marketplace.

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