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Say Hello to 26 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in February

We are excited to highlight 26 APN Partners that received new designations in February 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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Control Access to Your Data with Slack Enterprise Key Management and AWS KMS

Slack has become a vital tool for collaboration for teams and companies around the world, and we are excited about the launch of Slack Enterprise Key Management (EKM). By integrating with AWS Key Management Service (KMS) in a customer’s AWS account, Slack EKM gives you tighter control over access to data that is stored in Slack. With Slack EKM, you can create a Customer Master Key that always stays under your control. Then, using key policies, you grant Slack access to use your CMK to generate and decrypt data keys.

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Making Application Failover Seamless by Failing Over Your Private Virtual IP Across Availability Zones

One of the core principles of building highly available applications on AWS is to work with a multi-Availability Zone architecture. In the unlikely event an AZ fails, this allows applications to continue running using resources in the other AZs. Customers use different strategies to handle the routing of user traffic to different components of their applications across AZ, ranging from load balancers and Elastic IPs to Domain Name Resolution. In this post, we present an approach to achieve failover of a private IP address across AZs.

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How to Optimize Your AWS Workload Cost with Capgemini and Metricly

If your organization suddenly had a quarter-million dollars freed up in your engineering budget without having to sacrifice on performance, what would you do with it? For a vacation-experience customer at Capgemini, the decision was easy—reinvest in the roll-out of new applications. It took just 10 days for the customer to realize 30 percent savings on overlooked AWS assets, resulting in an overall 10 percent optimization in AWS cost.

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How to Backup and Recover an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) with N2WS

Amazon VPCs are an essential part of any cloud-first networking strategy. Subnet and routing table configurations, along with security settings, are at risk from day-to-day operational errors. N2WS offers a backup solution that takes the guesswork and manual labor out of backing up and recovering Amazon VPC configurations, with the ability to automatically restore across AWS Regions and accounts. N2WS is an AWS Storage Competency Partner.

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7 Reasons a Next-Generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Partner is Fundamental to Your Cloud Journey

The explosive growth of technology solutions available from AWS and APN Partners, combined with the need for faster and more agile solution development, raises many questions for companies seeking to modernize their business. AWS Managed Service Providers (MSPs) can help enterprises invent tomorrow, solve business problems, and support initiatives by driving key outcomes. Let’s discuss how AWS MSP Partners are fundamental to helping your company take advantage of the AWS Cloud.

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Introducing the AWS Digital Customer Experience Competency

We are excited to announce the AWS Digital Customer Experience (DCX) Competency Program to highlight top APN Partner solutions. DCX Competency Partners support all phases of the digital customer acquisition and retention lifecycle—content management and marketing automation to engage prospects and customers with the right experience; effective and secure commerce solutions to create seamless buying experiences, and data analytics to support your decisions and retain customers.

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How AWS Digital Customer Experience Competency Partners Are Changing the Marketing Landscape

If you want to be successful in today’s complex IT environment, and remain that way tomorrow and into the future, teaming up with an AWS Competency Partner is The Next Smart. The AWS Competency Program verifies, validates, and vets top APN Partners that have demonstrated customer success and deep specialization in specific solution areas or segments. Learn more about the customer success of DCX Competency Partners Looker, Bulletproof, Perfect Sense, CloudHesive, Solodev, Tickr, G-AsiaPacific, and Manthan.

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Announcing Opportunity Referrals for the APN Customer Engagements (ACE) Program

The APN Customer Engagements (ACE) program helps APN Partners support customers and drive successful engagements on AWS. We are excited to announce ACE Opportunity Referrals and an improved user experience to the ACE platform in APN Partner Central. ACE Opportunity Referrals provide eligible APN Partners visibility into Opportunities sourced by AWS, as well as a mechanism to manage and track those engagements throughout the Opportunity lifecycle.

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AWS Solution Space Expands with Solutions from APN Storage Partners

AWS gives you reliable, durable storage options without the up-front capital expenditures and complex management burdens of on-premises storage. APN Storage Partners provide industry-leading consulting and technology services for a variety of use cases, including backup and restore, disaster recovery, primary storage, and archive. We are excited to announce 11 new storage solutions launched on AWS Solution Space that help you run, protect, back up, and retain data across your cloud and on-premises environments.

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