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New Validation Checklists Clarify AWS Competency Requirements for APN Technology Partners

To receive the AWS Competency designation, APN Partners must undergo rigorous technical validation related to industry-specific technology, as well as an assessment of the security, performance, and reliability of their AWS solutions. This validation gives customers complete confidence in choosing APN Partners to team up with. To help APN Technology Partners better understand this process and our validation requirements, we are releasing new versions of the AWS Competency Validation Checklists.

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How Arq Group Transformed Their Business to Become a Next-Generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP)

After joining the AWS Partner Network (APN), Arq Group quickly grew their business on AWS and became an APN Premier Consulting Partner and member of the AWS MSP Partner Program, which recognizes leading APN Partners that are highly skilled at providing full lifecycle solutions to customers. Next-generation AWS MSP Partners like Arq Group help enterprises invent tomorrow, solve business problems, and support initiatives by driving key outcomes.

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APN Tier Changes: What’s New and What’s Different in 2019?

At AWS re:Invent 2018, the AWS Partner Network (APN) announced updates to the overall APN program. This includes updated APN Tier requirements and benefits for APN Partners, such as prescriptive funding based on current tier and program attainment. As of April 1, 2019, the new APN Tier requirements are in effect. Want to know what’s changing? Read on to see what requirements are new this year, and what remains the same. You can also learn more about how APN Partners can prepare for these changes.

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Enabling Digital Transformation with Secure Team Collaboration from Symphony

Symphony was built by a consortium of 15 leading global financial institutions to solve the critical issue of how to collaborate while remaining secure and compliant. This initial goal has lead Symphony to develop a platform that’s changing the way companies do business in critical industries like financial services. Its open APIs, integrations, bots, and workflows are helping to create a more democratic ecosystem for innovation, within and beyond financial services.

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Make the Most of Your AWS Partner Network (APN) Benefits

As organizations in the AWS Partner Network (APN) prepare for new program requirements and tier changes, we wanted to remind you of the many benefits available to you as an APN Partner at the Select, Advanced, or Premier tier levels. This includes new benefits you’ve had access to since January 1, 2019, including funding options and promotional credits. If you have questions, please connect with your partner development representative.

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New to the AWS Cloud? Amazon Lightsail Can Help

With Amazon Lightsail, we set out to help those who are just getting started in the cloud. Whether you’re trying to build simple workloads or quick deployments, Lightsail offers everything you need to jumpstart your project on AWS. Linux Academy has launched the first comprehensive, lab-based Lightsail training developed by an APN Partner. Linux Academy provides self-paced courses, hand-on server labs, personal access to expert instructors, and an ever-growing learning library.

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How Tulip Leverages AWS to Bring No-Code Manufacturing Apps to the Shop Floor

No-code manufacturing app platforms such as Tulip are a critical tool for manufacturers undergoing a digital transformation. These platforms allow frontline engineers to easily build, on their own, shop-floor applications to increase the productivity, quality, and efficiency of their operations. By leveraging AWS to deliver their manufacturing app platform, Tulip lets manufacturers of all sizes access the benefits of the cloud.

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F5 Launches First SaaS Service Exclusively on AWS with Support of AWS SaaS Factory

F5 Cloud Services is a set of enterprise-grade application delivery and security SaaS services that are optimized for cloud-native applications and microservice environments. The AWS SaaS Factory team sat down with Craig Kitterman, Sr. Director of Product Management at F5 Cloud Services, and Yaniv Shemesh, Chief Architect at F5 Cloud Services, to learn about what they’re launching and how it benefits customers.

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How to Use Aviatrix Orchestration of AWS Transit Gateway for Network Operations and Compliance

AWS now offers more flexible routing as part of AWS Transit Gateway, and Aviatrix Systems offers orchestration of the Transit Gateway service. Explore how our joint customer Motili designed a zero trust network that leverages AWS Transit Gateway and Aviatrix software-defined cloud routing technology to build a simplified, policy-driven network to securely connect VPC and on-premises environments. Dive deep on the basics of Transit Gateway, VPC isolation, and how Aviatrix orchestration is a natural go-with solution.

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Real-Time Mainframe Data Replication to AWS with tcVISION from Treehouse Software

Customers that still have business-critical data locked in mainframes want to exploit this data with AWS agile services. Fortunately, Treehouse Software’s tcVISION replicates data in real-time and bi-directionally between mainframes and AWS to allow for these new use cases. Learn about the solution, customer use cases, and explore a practical example of how to replicate data in real-time from DB2 z/OS to Amazon Aurora.

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