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AWS Professional Certification

Featured AWS Training Courses for APN Partners – January 2018

This month, we are highlighting some of the newest Partner Training courses, including training for both business and technical professionals. Browse our digital training catalog at aws.training and get access to 100+ free digital courses. They are generally 10 minutes long and designed to help build foundational knowledge for dozens of AWS services and solutions. Partner Central credentials are required to access these courses.

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AWS Security

Cadence Uses Dome9 Arc for Security and Compliance Automation

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. selected Dome9 Security, an AWS Advanced Technology Partner, to provide network security management and automated compliance. The Dome9 Arc platform has a deep visualization tool, Dome9 Clarity, which provides a granular view of customers’ AWS Cloud assets. Dome9’s efforts provide Cadence with many benefits, including lower costs and accelerated time-to-market for products.

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50% Discount on AWS Certified Security – Specialty Beta Exam

The AWS Training and Certification team is hosting a new beta for our AWS Certified Security – Specialty exam. This exam will only be available January 15 – March 2, 2018. It validates knowledge of effectively securing the AWS platform and covers incident response, logging and monitoring, infrastructure security, identity and access management, and data protection. We are offering the beta exam at only $150 USD—a 50% discount—until March 2.

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ClearScale Implements Large AWS Data Lake to Help C4ADS with Data Analysis

The Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS) is a nonprofit organization based in Washington D.C. that provides data-driven analysis and evidence-based reporting on global conflict and transnational security issues. Because their analysts must comb through extensive records from different sources, it became increasingly difficult to make use of all the data. ClearScale, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, implemented a large data lake on AWS to make the data more user-friendly for C4ADS analysts.

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Say Hello

Say Hello to 7 New AWS Competency Partners Added in December

The AWS Competency Program admitted seven new APN Partners in December—spanning workload, solution, and industry designations. The AWS Competency Program provides customers with highlighted APN Partners that have demonstrated technical proficiency through an AWS Technical Validation and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. Please join us in welcoming our newest AWS Competency Partners.

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AWS Partner Network

The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2017

Take a look at the most popular APN Blog posts in 2017. Our goal with this blog is to share with you timely news, updates, technical solutions, and more from AWS and the AWS Partner Network specifically. Our content reaches a wide base of APN Partners and customers globally and through high-quality content we drive awareness of the maturity and influence of the AWS Partner community. Thank you for reading!

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VMware Cloud on AWS

Diving Deep on the Foundational Blocks of VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware Cloud on AWS enables customers to extend their on-premises data centers and easily migrate application workloads without having to convert machine image formats or undergo a re-platforming process. Customers no longer have to over-provision hardware resources to accommodate for host failures. Instead, they can increase utilization of the cluster resources, as host failure replacement takes minutes, not days or weeks. In this post, we dive deeper into the foundational blocks that make up this service.

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AWS Migration

Enterprises Are Migrating to AWS with Confidence with Cloud-Native Visibility

As the move towards cloud accelerates, unsubstantiated fears about security are inhibiting the use of cloud services by some enterprises. A vital element of a successful cloud migration is understanding shared responsibilities between the organization and cloud service provider. Ixia’s CloudLens has a serverless architecture that scales with distributed software systems built for cloud scale, which delivers intelligent, resilient, and proactive cloud visibility.

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AWS Thank You

Thank You to All of Our AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners!

As we close out the year, our staff at AWS and in particular the AWS Partner Network (APN) want to say thank you to all of our APN Consulting and Technology Partners. Your support and dedication continue to strengthen our community, and together we are helping customers across the world by providing professional services and software solutions that build on the AWS Cloud. We look forward to more success and innovation in 2018. Happy New Year!

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KQED Reduces Atlassian Run Cost by 65% After Migrating to AWS

To reduce expenses and accelerate time to market, KQED looked to APN Partners Atlassian and iTMethods to migrate its services to the AWS Cloud. KQED’s television, radio, digital media, and educational services serve the people of Northern California with a community-supported alternative to commercial media. It enabled software development though the use of Atlassian Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Bamboo on-premises, but KQED lacked in-house expertise to manage Atlassian solutions in the cloud.

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