AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

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Introducing APN TV: Learn How the AWS Partner Network Can Help You Grow and Scale on AWS

To help you sharpen cloud skills and strengthen your AWS-based business offerings, we are excited to introduce AWS Partner Network TV, or APN TV for short. Whether you’re looking for consulting services or strategic technology solutions, you’ll discover APN TV videos that showcase how AWS customers in similar situations have teamed up with APN Partners to drive better business and bigger results. Videos include demos, interviews, success stories, and webinars featuring top APN Partners.

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Updated AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program Validation Checklist – Version 4.1

We are pleased to share the latest updates to our AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program requirements in Version 4.1 of the Validation Checklist. This version reflects our most recent program criteria. By maintaining a high bar in this program, MSP Partners realize greater value by achieving elite recognition for their distinguished capabilities, and AWS customers can have increased confidence in working with AWS MSP Partners.

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Say Hello to 104 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in December

We are excited to highlight 104 APN Partners that received new designations in December 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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What’s New with the APN Customer Engagements (ACE) Program?

The APN Customer Engagements (ACE) program helps APN Partners support customers and drive successful engagements on AWS. Through the ACE program, qualifying APN Partners are eligible to receive AWS Lead and Opportunity Referrals through the ACE Pipeline Manager in APN Partner Central. The ACE Pipeline Manager provides you with resources, tools, and the sales and technical support to ensure you are supported in driving meaningful engagements with AWS customers.

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Exploring Innovation and Experience with AWS Retail at NRF 2020: Retail’s Big Show

AWS will once again be an exhibitor at retail’s largest global trade show—NRF 2020: Retail’s Big Show from Jan. 12-14 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. The NRF Big Show attracts nearly 40,000 attendees from all over the world, as well as major technology vendors and partners. AWS is one of NRF’s Chairman’s Circle Sponsors, and we are excited to help other retailers transform their businesses by sharing experiences from Amazon’s own tested, proven innovations.

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The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2019

Take a look at the most popular APN Blog posts in 2019. Our goal with this blog is to share timely and relevant news, technical solutions, partner success stories, and more from Amazon Web Services and the AWS Partner Network (APN) specifically. The APN is the global partner program for AWS and helps tens of thousands of organizations across the world build, market, and sell their AWS-based offerings. Thank you for reading, and Happy New Year!

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Say Hello to 45 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in November

We are excited to highlight 45 APN Partners that received new designations in August 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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New APN Program Launches and Updates Announced at AWS re:Invent 2019

The annual Global Partner Summit was held Dec. 2-6 at AWS re:Invent 2019, and we are excited to introduce the APN’s new program launches and key initiatives for 2020. Global Partner Summit helps APN Partners to leverage AWS technologies and learn how the APN program can help companies build, market, and sell their AWS-based offerings. This post will showcase the new APN programs that partners can take advantage of today, including AWS Service Ready and the APN Global Startup Program.

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Introducing the APN Global Startup Program

Mid- to late-stage startups need to move at a fast pace in order to compete with much larger companies. To help businesses build, market, and sell faster with AWS, we developed the APN Global Startup Program. This program is invite-only and helps startups become enterprise-ready with prescriptive benefits, simplified paths to meeting foundational requirements for the AWS Partner Network, and a robust set of resources to help startups accelerate their growth.

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AWS Service Ready Helps Customers Find Validated Products That Integrate with AWS Services

Before making a purchasing decision, AWS customers tell us they want to know if a tool or application will integrate with AWS services running in their cloud environment. To meet this need for customers, we are excited to introduce AWS Service Ready. This program identifies and validates products from APN Technology Partners that integrate with specific AWS services, and recommends these products to customers.

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