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Announcing 2024 AWS Partner Award Nominations

The 2024 AWS Partner Awards honor partners who have demonstrated outstanding results and innovation with the use of AWS products and solutions. AWS Partners can self-nominate themselves to be considered across a select number of AWS Partner Award categories. Award submissions will be reviewed by a third-party and selected with special emphasis placed on customer success use cases presented in the nomination form. All nominations must be submitted by 11:59 PM PDT on August 9, 2024.

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Connect Fast and Secure to Bloomberg FIX and SWIFT Services from AWS

Connectivity to the FIX and Swift networks have traditionally required on-prem appliances or connectivity solutions which have been roadblocks for companies looking to migrate some of their workloads to the cloud. With the service offerings provided by Bloomberg on AWS for these critical services, those roadblocks are now removed and the cloud journey can continue.

10 million insurance quotes per hour – How CDL and AWS are tackling the cost of living crisis

Global inflation is putting pressure on consumers and insurance providers, leading to rising prices, squeezed margins and increased fraud. Learn how the CDL ecosystem on AWS supports both customers and insurers in addressing the global cost of living crisis, scaling to support hundreds of millions of quotes daily and reducing the cost of buying and providing insurance.

AWS Generative AI Competency Expands: More Partners, New Offerings

We’re excited to share the next wave of AWS Generative AI Competency Partners that have demonstrated deep expertise in building and deploying groundbreaking generative AI applications across industries. Expanding the competency further helps AWS customers quickly locate experienced and well-supported partners in their region and showcase their innovations worldwide.

New Programs, Benefits, and Tools: Empowering AWS Partners for Greater Profitability

Learn about the new programs, benefits, tools, and partner experience enhancements to help you secure more wins, land bigger deals, and accelerate your success. From expediting migrations, enhancing managed services, driving business-focused solutions, and expanding reseller assistance, to new levers that drive demand generation and business productivity with AWS Partner Central and AWS Marketplace, and more.

New Analytics and Insights Dashboard Features in AWS Partner Central

Learn about the new features and tabs in the Analytics and Insights Dashboard to give you more visibility and deeper insights into your data. The latest updates include The latest updates include new Marketing Campaigns and Training and Certifications tabs, expanded funding insights, and enhancements to the Opportunities and Leads tabs.

Meet Our New AWS Ambassadors from Q2 2024 and Explore Latest Activities

By Matthijs ten Seldam, Global Program Manager – AWS Ambassador Program The AWS Ambassador Program is a vibrant worldwide community of AWS experts, known as AWS Ambassadors, from AWS Partner Network (APN) Services and Software Partners. AWS Ambassadors are recognized as influential AWS professionals in supporting and driving their organization’s AWS proficiency and sharing their […]

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New MAP Incentives to Accelerate Migration and Modernization

We’re excited to announce updates to the AWS Migration Acceleration Program (MAP) incentives that further enable AWS Partners to support customer migrations to the cloud faster and at scale. Since its inception in 2016, MAP has supported thousands of customers on their journey to AWS, and these enhancements respond directly to partner feedback for more resources to better support cloud migration and modernization efforts.

Business Outcomes Xcelerator Program: Empowering Partners to Co-innovate and Accelerate Growth

We’re excited to introduce the Business Outcomes Xcelerator (BOX) Program, designed to help partners develop and deliver solutions that meet the demands of Line of Business (LOB) buyers and accelerate revenue growth. This innovative program equips technology and services partners with the necessary tools, resources, and financial incentives to build, go-to-market, and sell outcome-driven solutions through AWS Marketplace, enabling them to deliver differentiated value to customers across various industries and use cases.

Announcing New Benefits for Managed Services Providers

Managed services are a key driver of partner profitability and customer success—with 52% of customers indicating a need for managed services as part of their partner procurement process, according to a Canalys study. We’re excited to announce new benefits for partners looking to build, market, and grow their managed services practice, including self-serve technical enablement, workshops with AWS experts, and discounts and credits to offset tooling costs.