Category: Enterprise Strategy
Many enterprises with applications that use Microsoft SQL Server workloads feel constrained by the punitive licensing costs. They are looking to save on MS SQL Server license commitments, and reduce their operational overhead and complexity. Learn how Zen helped their customer save 75& on licensing costs by migrating SQL Server workload to Amazon Amazon RDS, and dive deep on the technical challenges, solution architecture, key processes, and individual steps of the migration.
Many existing corporate data center operations teams struggle to meet competing needs. One of best ways to relieve the pressure is a focused program of IT Modernization (IT Mod). Dive deep on DXC Technology’s best practices for exiting a data center, and explore the pros and cons of public, hybrid, and multi-cloud operating models. To successfully leave the data center, you need an expert transformation team to identify and quickly clear the roadblocks common to a complex application environment.
Recognizing the complexity of a mainframe migration, AWS customers seek proven methodologies, tools, and best practices to empower successful migrations. The APN plays a critical role in these efforts by providing proven technology products and services for customers’ mainframe migrations. We are excited to pre-announce the launch of the AWS Mainframe Modernization Competency which gives customers confidence in choosing right right AWS Partners to team up with.
We see customers increasingly turn to AWS Marketplace to modernize the software they use, and to transform their software supply chain. AWS Marketplace helps you reach more customers, establish contracts faster, and automate renewals. It also enables data sharing with AWS and a co-sell motion with the AWS Sales team. Learn how partners can leverage AWS Marketplace to delight customers through innovations that help them modernize, transform, and govern.
Digital transformation is the process of evolving from rigid, legacy platforms to a modern IT environment equipped to rapidly adjust to changing business and customer needs. Ultimately, this is driven by two things: technology and people. Whether you are just getting started with your cloud journey, or looking to operationalize your organization’s cloud education initiatives, AWS Training and Certification can help support AWS Partners along the way.
Cloud is on the business transformation agenda for customers all across the world, and CIOs acknowledge how critical it is for them to have partners with the right set of skills to achieve the desired pace of transformation. At AWS, we see our Global System Integrator (GSI) partners offer customers advisory services along with the skilled resources required to take ideas to completion and enable digital transformation regardless of industry.
For more than a decade, customers have run their most strategic workloads on AWS, including SAP, VMware, and Windows, due to AWS’s experience, maturity, reliability, security, and performance. While an increasing amount of customers are migrating their strategic workloads to AWS, the majority of businesses still run these critical workloads on-premises. AWS Partners serve as trusted advisors to many of these customers, supporting their migration and innovation journeys on the AWS Cloud.
AWS is building a partner community that is the most customer-centric in the world and creates long-term success for AWS and our committed partners. One of the ways we do this is by focusing our investments on independent software vendors (ISVs) that extend the reach of the AWS Cloud and provide our customers with more choice. These trusted AWS Partners provide feature-rich experiences on AWS to support customers’ enterprise IT needs.
Advances in migration technology enable you to migrate data from actively-used Hadoop environments at scale to the cloud. You can benefit from AWS managed services, pace of innovation, and improve costs for your largest and most complex analytic workloads. Learn how GoDaddy migrated data from their 800-node, 2.5 PB production Apache Hadoop cluster to Amazon S3 using WANdisco’s LiveData Migrator product.
A new 2020 IDC study shows the VMware Cloud on AWS service provides significant business and operational value to customers in improving their IT infrastructure, and delivers flexibility, agility, and scalability to their business. In this study, IDC uncovers that on average, customers will realize an estimated 479 percent ROI over five years, so it makes sense that our customers became evangelists on the benefits of VMware Cloud on AWS to their business.