AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Cloud Managed Services

AWS MSP Partner Program – Raising the Bar

By Barbara Kessler and Thomas Robinson In our last post about the evolution of managed services, we wrote about how the landscape is evolving for managed service providers (MSPs) who are working with customers in hyperscale cloud environments. In our opinion, established MSPs can no longer focus exclusively on running and operating their customers’ environments […]

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Introducing AWS Managed Services

This is a guest post from Forest Johns, Principal Product Manager at AWS. Today we are launching an operations management service called AWS Managed Services, as announced in Jeff Barr’s AWS Blog. Designed and built based on requests and feedback from some of our largest Enterprises, AWS Managed Services (AWS MS) provides customers with an […]

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How Does Premier APN Partner BlazeClan Help Customers Innovate on AWS?

BlazeClan is a born-in-the-cloud consulting company who provides customers around the globe with advisory, cloud migration, Big Data and analytics, product development, and cloud managed services. The company is dedicated to helping customers embrace agility and automation to transform their businesses on the cloud. Headquartered in India, BlazeClan also has a strong presence in ASEAN, […]

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The Case for Investing in Cloud Automation

This is a guest post from Jason Deck, SVP of Strategy at Premier AWS Consulting Partner and AWS Managed Service Partner Logicworks.  The team at Logicworks believes that great cloud infrastructure begins with two key components: a robust, dynamic cloud platform like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and a custom-built automation framework that controls, scales, secures, and […]

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The Evolution of Managed Services in Hyperscale Cloud Environments

This is a guest post from Barbara Kessler, MSP Business Development Manager, AWS The widespread adoption of AWS and the corresponding shift from traditional on-premises data centers to hyperscale cloud solutions has created a significant new paradigm for managed service providers (MSPs). Customers are becoming increasingly aware of the value of cloud services. With this […]

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Swinging for the Fences (but Aiming for the Cloud)

The following post is a guest post from our friends at AWS Premier Consulting Partner and launch AWS Migration Partner Accenture. By Anthony Harris, Principal Director, Accenture AWS Business Group Cloud Transformation Services Offering Lead & Chris Wegmann, Managing Director, Accenture AWS Business Group and AWS Practice Lead In the 1988 film Bull Durham, Kevin […]

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2016 AWS Partner Summit Singapore – Recap

Last Friday, the AWS ASEAN partner team hosted the AWS Partner Summit – Singapore. The event was intended to provide partners with valuable insight into key trends on AWS, and to help partners to connect with both one another and with AWS team members. I was fortunate enough to be a part of the event, and had a great […]

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Next-Gen MSP Meets Global Systems Integrator on AWS

How five AWS Global Systems Integrators are helping enterprise customers take advantage of the benefits of cloud managed services through the AWS Managed Service Program We work closely with an ecosystem of global systems integrators, or GSIs, who help customers move, migrate, and optimize their workloads on AWS at a massive scale. AWS GSIs help […]

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2016 AWS Partner Summit Sydney – Recap

That’s a wrap on the 2016 AWS Partner Summit – Sydney! The ANZ Partner team organized a great event for APN Partners, and I was thrilled to get to be a part of it. The event featured guest speakers from AWS, APN member firms, and AWS customer firms. What follows is a short recap of the day: AWS Partner […]

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“How to Succeed as a Next-Gen MSP” – A New eBook from CloudMGR

We’ve talked a lot recently about what it means to be a next-generation Managed Service Provider (MSP). Turns out, this is a hot topic across our ecosystem as well. Today, we want to highlight a recent eBook published by Advanced APN Technology Partner CloudMGR. With offices in Australia and San Francisco, CloudMGR connects all of a […]

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