AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Enterprise Strategy

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Why AWS Certification Consent is Important for Individuals and APN Partners

The amount of time invested in achieving an AWS Certification is no small feat. It’s important for individuals to get recognized for this hard work. Since November 2019, AWS Partners have been able to record the AWS Certifications achieved by employees in their organization, but individuals who work for AWS Partners must provide consent for this information to be shared with their employer. Doing so can provide significant growth opportunities for both the individual and APN Partner organization.

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Accelerating Agility with 12 Attributes for Mainframe Workloads

Mainframes typically host core business processes and data. To stay competitive, customers have to quickly transform their mainframe workloads for agility while preserving resiliency and reducing costs. There is a challenge in defining the agility attributes and prioritizing the corresponding transformations for maximum business value in the least amount of time. In this post, dive deep in the practical agility attributes needed by mainframe workloads, and how to accelerate the transformation towards such agility with AWS.

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How a Cloud Center of Excellence Spurs Innovation and Competitiveness

Many APN Partners face the same challenge as their end customers: how do you manage ever-accelerating cycles of innovation to stay relevant? ISSI has worked with more than 300 partner organizations worldwide, including more than 100 hyperscale cloud MSPs, from small, local, and regional shops to large companies with global reach. Learn why companies that establish a Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE) gain the knowledge and expertise required to help end customers succeed with cloud technologies.

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Say Hello to 86 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in May

We are excited to highlight 86 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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How Belle Fleur Uses APN Navigate to Differentiate its Business and Earn Trust with Customers

Belle Fleur helps customers take control of their digital destiny and deliver on the attributes of a digital business. But how did this cloud-native company focusing on data science, analytics, and AI solutions build their AWS practice and grow to become such a trusted APN Partner? Learn how Belle Fleur is leveraging the APN Navigate program to accelerate customers to market through a variety of AWS services and solutions.

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Architecting Successful SaaS: Interacting with Your SaaS Customer’s Cloud Accounts

Explore several common AWS services and architectural patterns used by SaaS vendors to interact with their customers’ cloud accounts. Examples of SaaS products requiring some level of account interaction often fall into the categories of logging and monitoring, security, compliance, data analytics, DevOps, workflow management, and resource optimization. SaaS products, such as the ones in these categories, regularly interact with resources in the subscribing customer’s AWS account.

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How APN Navigate Helps Partners Build, Market, Sell, and Specialize with AWS

APN Navigate is how many organizations are moving through their APN journey and leveraging exclusive tools and resources to grow their business. Every APN Partner, regardless of tier, can participate in the APN Navigate program, where you’ll get access to business and technical resources that can transform your business and increase visibility with AWS. At AWS re:Invent 2019, we met up with APN Partners and asked them about their experience with APN Navigate. Here’s what they had to say!

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Developing Migration and Rapid Application Development Strategies for SAP S/4HANA on AWS

Migrating from an on-premises SAP environment to SAP S/4HANA on AWS can appear intimidating, particularly for organizations that have little experience with cloud infrastructure. There’s good reason for caution: shifting mission-critical workloads without proper planning can disrupt your business. Fortunately, a suite of powerful tools from AWS and Deloitte can help you complete a migration or greenfield deployment efficiently and with minimal disruption.

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ADP Transforms its Human Capital Management Technology with Support of AWS SaaS Factory

The AWS SaaS Factory team recently worked with Automatic Data Processing (ADP) to help build its next gen HCM solution as a SaaS offering on AWS. ADP leveraged AWS services for its next gen human capital management (HCM) and payroll platform that helps organizations create highly personalized work and pay experiences. ADP chose AWS as the cloud platform for their HCM system for its security, capability, and innovation.

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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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