AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Enterprise Strategy

AWS Migration

Moving Legacy Oracle Workloads to the AWS Cloud Securely – Yes, You Can! 

AWS Premier Partner Apps Associates, an industry leader for migrating and managing Oracle workloads to the cloud, recently conducted an independent survey of more than 300 Oracle application customers to uncover what’s holding IT decision makers (ITDMs) back from moving their Oracle apps to the cloud. The study uncovered several myths that many ITDMs still believe to be true, although many of these myths have since been debunked—not by declaration but by repeatable, proven success.

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Team Up with AWS Competency Partners for Better Business and Bigger Results

AWS Competency Partners help customers take full advantage of the benefits AWS has to offer. With deep expertise on Amazon Web Services, AWS Competency Partners are uniquely positioned to help you achieve key business objectives. AWS Competency designations help customers identify and choose top APN Partners that can provide value-added services and solutions. Guidance from these skilled professionals leads to better business and bigger results that help customers at any stage of their cloud journey.

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How Customers Can Run and Protect Workloads with AWS Storage Partner Solutions

Complementing AWS native services, APN Storage Partners are dedicated to helping customers move and store data of all types. APN Storage Partners have the expertise and experience to asses, deploy, upgrade, and manage storage-centric solutions across many use cases. As AWS continues to release new storage services and features, APN Partners are quick to follow suit with innovative solutions leveraging those new services and features, providing ever-more choice and flexibility to customers.

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Migrating Applications from Monolithic to Microservice on AWS

As cloud becomes the new normal, many businesses want to use its potential to improve their customer experience. Organizations all around the world are using the breadth and depth of AWS services to become more cloud-native. APN Partner Tech Mahindra helped Telia use AWS to modernize their customer information management (CIM) platform from monolithic to microservice for flexibility and scalability. Telia is a Europe-based telecom provider with 20,000 employees serving millions of customers across the globe.

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Automated Refactoring of a New York Times Mainframe to AWS with Modern Systems

The New York Times had a critical business workload running on a mainframe as the core IT system supporting the daily Home Delivery Platform of its newspaper. They collaborated with APN Partner Modern Systems to successfully transform their legacy COBOL-based application into a modern Java-based application, which today runs on AWS. This post describes the project, including the automated refactoring process and AWS architecture, as well as key lessons learned, business outcomes, and future technology plans.

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Say Hello to 34 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in April

We are excited to highlight 34 APN Partners that received new designations in April 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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Automating AWS Migration and Reducing Issues with CloudEndure Scripts

Many AWS customers use tools like CloudEndure to migrate their on-premises servers to AWS. In this post, we’ll show you how to automate AWS migration with CloudEndure, and provide you with an automation script. With this script and YAML configuration file, you can manage the AWS migration as code, relaunch your machines in just a few minutes, and avoid a lot of potential mistakes during the cutover process.

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VMware Cloud on AWS is Now Available to Purchase Through AWS and APN Partners

Customer momentum for VMware Cloud on AWS continues to accelerate with AWS and VMware delivering major new capabilities every month. With a new purchase agreement in place, customers can now buy VMware Cloud on AWS directly through AWS and APN Partners in the AWS Solution Provider Program. Through our partnership, customers can use additional services like Amazon RDS for VMware, AWS Outposts for VMware, and new Amazon EC2 R5 Instance types.

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Migrating Workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS with Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX)

When it comes to migration or bi-directional workload mobility, software and network incompatibilities between on-premises and cloud environments can complicate your migration process. VMware Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) helps overcome those challenges by building an abstraction layer on top of existing site-specific implementations, allowing customers to extend their networks and environments to the cloud seamlessly without the need for extensive reconfiguration and upgrades.

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AWS Training and Certification Offers Expanded Options and More Functionality for APN Partners

We understand how important it is to easily find the AWS Training and Certification courses and schedules that are important to you. Our new training website for APN Partners provides added visibility into regional course schedules and the ability to customize your partner learning path. The new website has been completely redesigned with enhanced look, feel, navigation, and content. New sections have been added to show all training options and modalities, recommended courses, and benefits.

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