AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Enterprise Strategy

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Investing in AWS Training and Certification is Good for Business

Companies all across the world and in virtually every industry need cloud expertise to help them transform their business. This is where the skill, expertise, and knowledge of APN Partners makes a difference for customers. AWS Training and Certification offers free training for APN Partners, as well as AWS Certification resources designed to specifically help partners build crucial skills while achieving and maintaining APN Partner tier status.

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How to Enable Mainframe Data Analytics on AWS Using Model9

Mainframe proprietary storage solutions such as VTLs hold valuable data locked in a platform with complex tools. This can lead to higher compute and storage costs, and make it harder to retain existing employees or train new ones. When mainframe data is stored in a cloud storage service, however, it can be accessed by a rich ecosystem of applications and analytics tools. Model9 enables mainframe customers to backup and archive directly to AWS.

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How to Migrate Oracle Workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS

Some Oracle workloads, such as Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) or WebLogic application clusters, have specific networking and storage requirements, which can be met with VMware Cloud on AWS. This post details the various considerations and migration options users have for Oracle workloads. Specifically, we examine in-depth how to migrate an Oracle database from an on-premises environment to AWS using AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS).

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Say Hello to 41 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in September

We are excited to highlight 41 APN Partners that received new designations in August for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery 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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Cloud Transformation is Not Just a Cheaper Alternative to a Data Center, But a Path to IT Innovation

While many are aware of the benefits of transitioning applications or workloads to the AWS Cloud, many IT decision makers (ITDM) are not familiar with the more transformative route a company takes when migrating its business to the cloud, or the factors that motivate leaders to choose this approach. Learn about the increasingly popular transformational route and dive deep on what motivates organizations to take this path.

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How the AWS Partner Network is Powering Startups Built on Amazon Web Services

Getting visibility with customers is critical to the success of any startup. With AWS, startups can build awareness and increase visibility through events, co-sponsored online and offline campaigns, case studies, and more. Startups can also drive new business and accelerate sales cycles through co-selling with AWS. And they can connect with opportunities at AWS customers, and better serve shared customers through collaboration with the AWS account team and access to PoC credits.

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Say Hello

Say Hello to 73 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in August

We are excited to highlight 73 APN Partners that received new designations in August for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery 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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How to Secure Enterprise Cloud Environments with AWS and HashiCorp

Security isn’t always top of mind for developers because it can slow down software releases. HashiCorp Vault helps eliminate much of the security burden developers experience while trying to comply with security team requirements. Vault was built to address the difficult task of passing sensitive data to users and applications without it being compromised. Within Vault, all transactions are token-based, which limits potential malicious activity, and provides greater visibility into whom and what is accessing that information.

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Pivotal Greenplum on AWS: Parallel Postgres for Enterprise Analytics at Scale

Are you thinking of deploying Pivotal Greenplum on the AWS Cloud? Many customers also want to shift the responsibility for infrastructure to AWS, considering the alternatives. With Pivotal Greenplum on AWS, deployments are completely automated and completes in less than an hour. Pivotal Greenplum is a commercial fully-featured MPP data warehouse platform powered by the open source Greenplum Database. It provides powerful and rapid analytics on petabyte scale data volumes.

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Now You Can Take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam at Your Home or Office 24/7

AWS Training and Certification now offers the chance to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam at your home or office 24/7. The exam can be delivered online and supervised—or proctored—through a webcam. Candidates will need a quiet, private location with a reliable internet connection and only one person to a room at a time. Online proctored exams are currently available in English only. Candidates may choose online proctoring where exams are currently available, except for China, South Korea, and Japan.

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