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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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Backing Up Petabytes of Data to the Cloud with AWS Snowball Edge

With the introduction of AWS Snowball Edge in 2016, AWS improved on the original Snowball appliance by adding more storage and adding compute, memory, and networking. The compute resources can be used to pre-process data before storing it on the appliance. Druva, an AWS Storage Competency Partner, now offers a complete solution to eliminate the seeding challenge for cloud-based backups using a Snowball Edge preconfigured with Druva data management technology.

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Integrating BICS SIM for Things with AWS IoT to Provide Secure Cellular Connectivity for IoT Solutions

The BICS SIM for Things platform is a global connectivity solution for IoT that provides a single global SIM to securely connect IoT devices all around the world. By leveraging BICS’ network connectivity information customers can achieve enhanced security and extract additional insights from their IoT fleet. Using BICS’ advanced APIs, solution architects can follow the steps in this blog to enable the integration between AWS IoT and SIM for Things.

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How to Solve Tricky Embedded IoT Challenges with Insightful Analysis

Dig deeper into Amazon FreeRTOS and take a closer look at the communication stack for AWS IoT Core. Then learn how this communication can be analyzed using Percepio Tracealyzer, ensuring your system doesn’t generate unnecessary data traffic. We’ll present an example where two minor bugs sometimes coincided, causing the system to generate 10 times more data than expected, and how the cause of such issues can be identified.

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Achieving Business Agility in Hybrid Cloud with AWS Direct Connect

APN Partner phoenixNAP is focused on security and compliance beyond the walls of their data center. In this post, we explore these strategies, focusing on AWS Direct Connect as a technology that delivers improved network performance and security. Learn how to leverage AWS Direct Connect in hybrid environments, what the best practices for its implementation are, and how it helps you achieve resilience.

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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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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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