AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: How-to Guide

Wrap Up: Cross-Account Role Onboarding Workflow

By Ian Scofield. Ian is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  Over the course of three blog posts (Parts 1, 2, and 3), we’ve been discussing a new way for APN Partners to onboard customers, focusing on the creation of cross-account roles.  Throughout this series, we’ve proposed the usage of AWS CloudFormation for the […]

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Collecting Information from AWS CloudFormation Resources Created in External Accounts with Custom Resources

By Erin McGill. Erin is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  Throughout this series, we’ve talked about easing cross-account role creation with AWS CloudFormation and a custom stack URL.  We’ve also discussed how to dynamically generate CloudFormation templates to populate a unique external ID. But once your cross-account role is created, how does the […]

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AWS IoT on Mongoose OS, Part 2

Enhancing IoT security with Mongoose OS, Espressif, Microchip, and AWS IoT By Tim Mattison. Tim is a Partner SA focused on IoT. Background Our previous post, AWS IoT on Mongoose OS, Part 1, described how Mongoose OS can connect an Espressif ESP8266 or ESP32 to AWS IoT. It explained how AWS IoT sets the bar […]

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Testing SaaS Solutions on AWS

Tod Golding is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS. He is focused on SaaS.  The move to a software as a service (SaaS) delivery model is often motivated by a fundamental need for greater agility and customer responsiveness. SaaS providers often succeed and thrive based on their ability to rapidly release new features without […]

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Generating Custom AWS CloudFormation Templates with Lambda to Create Cross-Account Roles

Ian Scofield is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  In a previous post in our series, we showed how to use an AWS CloudFormation launch stack URL to help customers create a cross-account role in their AWS account. As mentioned in an earlier APN Blog post, a cross-account role is the recommended method to […]

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Facilitating a Migration to AWS with CloudEndure by Leveraging Automation

By Carmen Puccio and Mandus Momberg. Carmen and Mandus are AWS Partner Solutions Architects focused on Migration.  It’s no secret that migrating software and services from an on-premises environment to the cloud entails unique considerations and requirements. To provide confidence in the outcome of your migration, your migration strategy needs to scale easily. This means […]

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AWS Server Migration Service – Server Migration to the Cloud Made Easy!

This is a guest post by Ahmed Omran. Ahmed is a Migration Solutions Architect at AWS.  Migrating on-premises servers to the cloud in a large-scale environment can be an involved process unless you have an orchestrator that can automate, schedule, minimize the bandwidth consumption for the replicated data, and reduce the cutover time of your […]

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Getting Started with Ansible and Dynamic Amazon EC2 Inventory Management

Editor’s note: For the latest information on Amazon EC2, visit the Amazon EC2 website. By Brandon Chavis, Partner Solutions Architect at AWS Today, the options for configuration and orchestration management seem nearly endless, making it daunting to find a tool that works well for you and your organization. Here at AWS, we think Ansible, an […]

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