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Say Hello to 90 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in April

We are excited to highlight 90 APN Partners that received new designations in April for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready 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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Architecting Successful SaaS: Understanding Cloud-Based Software-as-a-Service Models

As the old saying goes, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Customer trust is hard-earned and easily lost. Properly architecting a scalable and secure SaaS-based product is just as important as feature development and sales. No one wants to fail on Day 1— you worked too hard to get there. Get a comprehensive introduction to the common ways in which customers consume cloud-based SaaS models, and explore the different ways in which ISVs sell their software products to customers.

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5 Adaptive IT Principles to Get Digital Transformation Right

Adapting to the digitally disrupted world is high on the agenda for organizations everywhere. DevOps is a response to this challenge. It lowers internal transaction costs, flattens hierarchies, and makes the IT function more responsive. DevOpsGroup, an AWS DevOps Competency Partner, is addressing this need with the Adaptive IT Framework. It draws on learnings gained helping organizations implement DevOps methodologies, as well as established best practice principles.

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Velocity Technology Solutions Helps Change Healthcare Migrate SAP and Oracle Workloads to AWS

Velocity Technology Solutions is an APN Premier Consulting Partner with AWS Competencies in SAP and Oracle. They provide enterprise application management, including cloud management for all of the Tier 1 applications, including SAP, Infor Lawson, JD Edwards, Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, Kronos, and Hyperion. Velocity recently helped Change Healthcare with their IT needs and migrated their SAP and Oracle workloads to AWS.

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Join AWS Experts for a Virtual Series on Running Microsoft Workloads on AWS

To help APN Partners learn about running Microsoft workloads on AWS, we have designed a new series of Microsoft-focused virtual events. Each event consists of presentations and hands-on labs, executed in a small group setting of up to 15 attendees per session, and a maximum length of three hours. The sessions will enable you to build high-quality solutions, implement AWS best practices, and help customers run Microsoft workloads on the AWS.

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New APN TV Series Showcases How AWS Competency Partners Help Customers Grow with AWS

The Next Smart video series on APN TV showcases how AWS Competency Partners are helping customers grow with AWS. Whether you’re looking for consulting services or strategic technology solutions, you’ll discover APN TV videos that show how AWS customers in similar situations have teamed up with AWS Competency Partners to drive better business and bigger results. The Next Smart video series on APN TV includes demos, interviews, success stories, and webinars featuring AWS Competency Partners.

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In-Depth Strategies from Infosys to Help Customers Re-Platform Mainframes on AWS

Re-platforming is a popular mainframe modernization approach because it’s flexible and transparent to the user. Learn about the phased migration approach Infosys uses for re-platforming mainframe applications. We’ll provide an overview of each step and the corresponding Infosys tools and accelerators we use to ensure successful mainframe migrations, including Micro Focus Enterprise Server (MF-ES).

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Automated Migration of Multi-Tier Applications to AWS at Scale Using Veritas Cloud Mobility

For many organizations, the amount of data they own and manage is growing at a very high rate, but so is the number of applications they’re responsible for. This growth, coupled with the heterogeneity of technology infrastructure, makes managing IT systems and applications more complex. Veritas solutions, including Veritas Cloud Mobility, help enterprises address information management challenges including backup and recovery, business continuity, software-defined storage, and information governance.

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Go Virtual with AWS Training and Certification for APN Partners

To help support our APN Partners in this unprecedented time, AWS Training and Certification provides an enhanced portfolio of online resources so you can virtually grow your cloud skills and confidence on AWS. Learn about the new resources for APN Partners that have been developed for remote learning. This includes free virtual and on-demand trainings and online webinar series, as well as online AWS Certification exams and readiness workshops.

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Accelerate Workload Migrations with modelizeIT’s Application Architecture Discovery Technology

A critical first step to successfully migrate workloads from data centers to AWS is to analyze the IT assets in your data center using a comprehensive discovery process, followed by a total cost of ownership analysis to produce a directional business case for migration. Learn about the key characteristics of technologies needed to effectively serve the discovery purpose, such as modelizeIT, an advanced discovery and application architecture mapping tool that helps customers maximize discovery automation and accuracy.

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