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Learn How AWS ISV Partner Solutions Can Help You Level Up Your Well-Architected Reviews

For AWs Consulting Partners, join us for a 5-part weekly series of virtual sessions and learn how you can utilize ISVs to deliver Well-Architected Reviews faster through hundreds of automated best practice checks. You’ll see a demo of each solution and have an opportunity to try them yourself by requesting access for an extended free trial. The AWS Well-Architected Tool that allow Partners to extend Well-Architected functionality, best practices, measurements, and learnings into their existing architecture governance.

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Assessing the Reliability of Your SaaS Environment with the AWS Well-Architected SaaS Lens

The reliability pillar of the AWS Well-Architected SaaS Lens focuses on the reliability posture of your SaaS solution. The SaaS Lens helps AWS customers assess the overall reliability of their SaaS architecture, providing prescriptive guidance that enables better alignment of their architecture. There are several considerations to keep in mind when building or optimizing a SaaS solution for reliability. While some apply to all modern solutions, others are specific to SaaS and that’s the focus of this post.

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How to Automate Cost and Performance Improvement Through gp3 Upgrades Using AWS Systems Manager

Automatically identifying and upgrading existing SSD volumes to take advantage of the new gp3 general purpose volumes for Amazon EBS can help organizations reduce storage costs. Learn how to upgrade your existing gp2 volumes, without interruption, to the next generation of general purpose SSD volumes using AWS Systems Manager. This a core component of nubeGo’s Cloud Managed Service (NCMS) which helps customers automate cost savings, security guardrails, and compliance requirements with minimal effort.

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Enhancing the AWS Well-Architected Tool to Provide Continuous Compliance with Trend Micro Cloud One – Conformity

Learn how to enrich the AWS Well-Architected Tool’s workload report by adding the results of definitive best practice checks. This post will also associate the workload with specific AWS resources through the use of tags. Once the workload is tagged, you can use Trend Micro’s Cloud One – Conformity, which allows you to create a 360-degree workload review. This provides continuous assurance that your resources are complying with the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

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How to Automate and Simplify Ongoing Adherence to the AWS Well-Architected Framework Using Coral

Continuity Software helps enterprises achieve resilience in their IT environments, drastically reducing outages, and protecting data before it is lost, damaged, stolen, or unrecoverable. Learn how Continuity’s Coral solution automates adherence to all five pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. This ensures environments adhere to the best practices to drive better outcomes for workloads while helping customers avoid disruptions.

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New APIs Enable AWS Partners to Scale Well-Architected Principles Across Teams and Systems

We are excited to launch APIs for the AWS Well-Architected Tool that allow AWS Partners to extend Well-Architected functionality, best practices, measurements, and learnings into their existing architecture governance processes, applications, and workflows. By building custom integrations with the AWS Well-Architected Tool, partners can support a broad range of use cases to make it easier for customers to adopt Well-Architected best practices.

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AWS Well-Architected SaaS Lens Helps Customers Transform to a Software-as-a-Service Model

To help accelerate firms building SaaS solutions on AWS, the SaaS Factory team led an effort to build a new AWS Well-Architected SaaS Lens. With this release, AWS Partners have another tool to help customers with SaaS workloads on AWS. The SaaS Lens can be applied to existing workloads, or used for new workloads you define in the tool. There are no costs in using the Well-Architected Tool. Developers and architects can use it to improve their applications or get visibility into multiple workloads.

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New AWS Foundational Technical Review Lens Helps Partners Unlock Benefits to Differentiate and Co-Sell with AWS

The AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR), formerly known as the Technical Baseline Review, enables AWS Partners to identify and remediate risks in products or solutions. With the new FTR Lens in the AWS Well-Architected Tool, AWS Partners can review a workload against each FTR requirement and select the best practices they are following. Once complete, AWS Partners receive an improvement plan on how to mitigate risks.

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Breaking Down High Performance Computing Barriers with Amazon FSx for Lustre

Popular in the HPC community and a range of industry verticals, Lustre is a powerful, open source, Linux-compatible, parallel file system. Amazon FSx for Lustre is a fully managed, scalable shared storage solution to power your compute workloads. Six Nines is deeply familiar with HPC storage pain points, and has helped customers address this very issue over the past five years. Dive deep with Six Nines’ FSx for Lustre experience, particularly the high availability, performance, and integration features of its latest releases.

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How to Be Successful in the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program: A Guide for APN Consulting Partners

Thanks to the dedication and skill of APN Partners throughout the world, the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program continues to drive benefits for our customers while building a new business stream for partners. Learn about the essential areas that will assist partners in building a successful consultancy practice through the use of tried and tested techniques. The tips provided in this post represent the majority of the feedback we have received from the field in terms of areas where consultancy partners have seen success.

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