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Say Hello to 41 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in September

We are excited to highlight 41 APN Partners that received new designations in August 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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Your Guide to APN Partner Sessions, Workshops, and Chalk Talks at AWS re:Invent 2019

AWS re:Invent 2019 is almost here and reserved seating is now live. For APN Partners attending this year’s Global Partner Summit, you can find all of the partner-related sessions in the re:Invent catalog by selecting “Partner” under the Topics filter on the left side of the page. Learn how to leverage AWS technologies to serve your customers, and discover how the APN can help you build, market, and sell your AWS-based business.

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Know Before You Go: VMware Cloud on AWS at VMworld 2019

We are headed back to VMworld in 2019! VMworld 2019 Europe brings you a week-long journey of innovation to accelerate your cloud adoption. This year’s event is November 4-7 in Barcelona. The growth of VMware Cloud on AWS has been nothing short of stellar thanks to a strong partnership between AWS and VMware, an APN Advanced Technology Partner. To get you ready for VMworld 2019 Europe, we have put together a “Know Before You Go Guide” highlighting all of the AWS activities you can’t miss.

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How to Reduce AWS Storage Costs for Splunk Deployments Using SmartStore

It can be overwhelming for organizations to keep pace with the amount of data being generated by machines every day. There’s a great deal of meaningful information that can be extracted from data, but companies need software vendors to develop tools that help. In this post, learn about Splunk SmartStore and how it helps customers to reduce storage cost in a Splunk deployment on AWS. Many customers are using SmartStore to reduce the size of Amazon EBS volumes and moving data to Amazon S3.

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Serverless Containers are the Future of Container Infrastructure

With the shift to containers and serverless solutions, organizations are presented with a unique question: how do you maximize an application’s uptime while maintaining a cost-effective infrastructure at both layers? Keeping availability high by over-provisioning is easy, but it’s also very expensive. As a result, several challenges have arisen on the path to building an optimized, cost-effective, and highly available containerized infrastructure on AWS: pricing, instance sizing, and containers utilization.

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Creating a Migration Factory Using TransitionManager and CloudEndure Migration

As AWS adoption continues to grow, the need for highly reliable workload migrations at an accelerated pace is paramount. This is particularly true for enterprises turning to AWS to host mission-critical and legacy applications. Organizations need a solution that expedites the migration process, without introducing further risk. TDS TransitionManager with CloudEndure Migration is an AWS solution that accelerates cloud migration projects while reducing risk through automated processes.

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How to Use Amazon Rekognition on Cloudinary to Auto-Tag Faces with Names

Learn how to seamlessly integrate Amazon Rekognition with the Cloudinary platform, and build an application that automatically tags people in images with names. This solution learns people’s faces from photos uploaded to a “training” folder in Cloudinary. In many cases, a single photo of someone is enough for Amazon Rekognition to learn and then, later on, identify and tag that person. This works in most photograph scenes and even pictures with many other people in them.

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Why Your Company Should Sponsor AWS re:Invent 2019—Education, Influencers, Leads

Is your company joining the up to 65,000 expected attendees at AWS re:Invent 2019? Enhance your conference experience and drive lead generation through sponsorship—an exclusive opportunity for APN Partners and select AWS enterprise customers. Whether you’re a startup focused on lead generation, a GSI seeking high-touch C-level engagement, or a technology partner looking to educate a targeted audience on a new product feature, there are sponsorship opportunities that align with your goals.

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Introducing the AWS Industrial Software Competency Program

The AWS Industrial Software Competency highlights top APN Consulting and Technology Partners that provide solutions and services for an end-to-end industrial software toolchain. These partners support the primary steps in discrete manufacturing or process industries: Product Design, Production Design, and Production/Operations. They follow AWS best practices for building the most secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient cloud infrastructure for industry applications.

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How Braze on AWS Helps the American Cancer Society Drive Increased Donations

To build even stronger relationships with their audience, the American Cancer Society sought a way to interact with users and drive increased app usage and donations. To get there, they teamed up with Braze, which has been providing brands with built-for-purpose customer engagement capabilities since 2011. The Braze platform makes messages feel more like conversations between you and your customers across channels such as push notifications, email, in-app messages, and more.

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