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Category: AWS Well-Architected

How BriteCore Improved Security and Scalability by Migrating Insurance Workloads with AWS Landing Zone

BriteCore was originally designed as an on-premises data center-based monolith; a state-of-the-art core insurance solution. However, the business agility, cost savings, and increased security of the cloud made it clear the insurance industry had to migrate. Learn how BriteCore used AWS Landing Zone to deliver a modern administrative system for Property & Casualty insurance that could be more agile, scale better, and be more secure than on-premises infrastructure.

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Improving Your AWS Cloud Applications with New AWS Well-Architected Best Practices

AWS recently launched a new version of the AWS Well-Architected Framework, and updates to the AWS Well-Architected Tool. The new changes were made in response to industry trends, as well as feedback from customers and AWS Well-Architected Partners. This post provides a brief overview of what’s new and is intended for AWS Well-Architected Partners, members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) who are new to AWS Well-Architected, or AWS Cloud customers.

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Transforming the Traveling Experience with Accenture 5G Smart Airport Assistant and Amazon AR/VR

The aviation industry has long been in the vanguard of digital disruption. An interactive navigation and operations solution developed by the Accenture AWS Business Group (AABG) can improve the airport experience of travelers, whether they are waiting for a flight or looking for a check-in area, food court, lounge, transportation, or customer service counter. Accenture’s smart airport assistant, called 5G-Connected Airport, uses facial recognition to help travelers pass quickly through security once they have registered.

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Enhanced APN Solution Space Provides More Go-to-Market Benefits for AWS Competency Partners

Customers seeking to solve a business or technical problem on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud can now identify a consulting offer and engage with an AWS Competency Partner that has proven expertise solving that specific problem. AWS Solutions Consulting Offers give customers access to vetted architecture without requiring the in-house capacity to deploy, integrate, and in some cases manage the architecture themselves.

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Why You Should Join the AWS Partner Network and AWS Competency Program: Insights from PGS Software

PGS Software is an IT service provider headquartered in Wroclaw, Poland, that works closely with AWS to help customers move existing applications to the cloud, transform legacy systems, and design innovative solutions. Diving deep into their own journey through the APN program, APN Ambassador Michał Brygidyn will discuss the benefits of being an APN Partner and achieving AWS Competencies. He also shares tips on how you, too, can achieve AWS Competencies and get the most out of your AWS partnership.

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Using Shift-Left to Find Vulnerabilities Before Deployment with Trend Micro Template Scanner

Shift-Left is increasingly being employed within DevOps organizations to ensure companies minimize risk early in their infrastructure as code (IaC) deployment cycle. This post explains how to combine two of the technologies that make Shift-Left possible. The first is AWS CloudFormation, which represents IaC, and the second is Trend Micro’s Template Scanner, which checks your IaC to make sure it conforms to the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

How TIBCO Leverages AWS for its COVID-19 Analytics App

TIBCO Software has launched an analytics app to track the spread and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in real-time, over local regions worldwide. The goal of this analytics app is to enable organizations to assess the potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their business fabric, using sound data science and data management principles, in the context of real-time operations. Learn some of key capabilities of the app and how it was developed on AWS.

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How PGS Software Strengthens its Business with Exclusive Tools and Resources from APN Navigate

PGS Software’s deep relationship with AWS includes the APN Navigate program, which they are leveraging to further the organization’s ability to differentiate and meet customer needs. With prescriptive guidance from trusted AWS experts, APN Navigate provides a step-by-step path to help organizations build, market, sell, and specialize as an APN Partner. You’ll develop core GTM assets and prepare for APN Program designations that highlight your expertise.

How Gremlin’s Chaos Engineering Platform Validates AWS Operational Excellence and Reliability

Chaos engineering is the discipline of experimenting on a software system or service to build confidence in its capability to withstand turbulent and unexpected conditions. Its goal is to reveal weaknesses before they break. The AWS Well-Architected Review and chaos engineering go hand-in-hand, and Gremlin’s chaos engineering platform validates your service’s compliance with two pillars of the Well-Architected Framework: operational excellence and reliability.

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How AWS Well-Architected Reviews Can Drive a Customer-First Culture

APN Premier Partner nClouds helps customers build and manage modern infrastructure solutions that deliver innovation faster. They have been conducting AWS Well-Architected Reviews since getting certified as an AWS Well-Architected Partner in January 2018. In this post, we explore the basics of Well-Architected and the value of a Well-Architected Review, as well as how this framework can support your business. You will find AWS Well-Architected essential to achieving a customer-first culture.