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Say Hello to 135 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in March

We are excited to highlight 135 AWS Partners that received new or renewed specializations in March 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 AWS Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. AWS Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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Automate Deployment of Amazon QuickSight Assets with AWS Step Functions and QuickSight Asset Bundle APIs

Business intelligence (BI) teams aim to automate Amazon QuickSight asset deployment across environments. CyberCX developed a solution using AWS Step Functions to orchestrate exporting QuickSight analyses from one environment and importing them to another, simplifying migration. This reusable module integrates with CyberCX’s broader serverless data platform but can standalone. The entire solution is designed with security in mind and follows the principles of least privilege access.

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Accelerate Cloud Migrations with CAST Highlight Powered by AWS Migration Hub Journeys

As organizations migrate applications to the cloud, they need tools to assess application portfolios for cloud readiness. CAST Highlight provides automated analysis of custom applications, identifying issues like outdated code, cloud migration blockers, and opportunities for cloud-native services. By integrating with AWS Migration Hub Journeys, CAST offers a template to orchestrate analysis of large portfolios across teams to accelerate cloud migration and modernization initiatives.

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TextRay from Systems Limited is a Solution on AWS for Extracting Information from Scanned Documents

TextRay is an information extraction solution that automatically extracts data from scanned documents using deep learning models. It leverages AWS services to provide a scalable and cost-effective way to process documents while reducing errors and turnaround time. An AWS CloudFormation template simplifies deployment, while a pre-trained base model demonstrates TextRay’s precision in extracting tabular and form data into structured CSV outputs.

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Unify Analytics Leveraging Amazon Athena and Teradata for Robust Query Federation

The Amazon Athena Teradata Connector enables Athena to query data in Teradata Vantage using SQL, and comprises two AWS Lambda functions for metadata and record reading. This post describes deploying the connector, creating a Lambda layer for the Teradata JDBC driver, and running queries on Teradata from Athena, including a federated query joining Teradata and S3 data. This provides a scalable, serverless way to analyze data across different data stores without data duplication.

How Cardinal Peak Harnessed AWS IoT ExpressLink to Speed Implementation Across the Development Lifecycle

Connecting IoT devices securely to the cloud can be complex, but AWS IoT ExpressLink simplifies this by providing connectivity modules with built-in security from AWS Partners. Cardinal Peak used these modules to accelerate IoT product prototyping, avoiding hardware redesigns, simplifying firmware, using pre-installed certificates, streamlining manufacturing, and enabling efficient cloud onboarding. Overall, AWS IoT ExpressLink helped Cardinal Peak save over 6 months of engineering time.

Customized Mapping Performance Evaluation with Amazon SageMaker and NextBillion.AI’s ENZYME System

NextBillion.ai provides mapping solutions for enterprises, aiming to deliver precise estimated time of arrival (ETA). It developed ENZYME, a system leveraging AWS services like Amazon SageMaker to evaluate map quality and improve ETA accuracy through machine learning. By feeding industry data into custom models, ENZYME reduces the mean absolute percentage error between estimated and actual arrival times by 10-20% compared to regular maps.

Automating Cloud Cost Optimization on AWS with nOps Compute Copilot and Karpenter

nOps Compute Copilot extends the capabilities of the open-source Karpenter Kubernetes cluster autoscaler, adding awareness of your AWS compute commitments like Reserved Instances and Savings Plans. It also analyzes Amazon EC2 Spot pricing data and termination risk to intelligently select the most cost-effective and stable Spot Instances for workloads. nOps automatically manages your Karpenter configurations, updating NodePools based on its cost optimization analysis and recommendations.

Enabling Business Partners to Access AWS Applications with Alkira’s Extranet-as-a-Service

Companies often need to securely share digital resources when collaborating, and the extranet provides a mechanism for this using cloud platforms like AWS. Alkira’s Extranet-as-a-Service (EaaS) solution enables secure global connectivity, network segmentation, NAT for overlapping IPs, and integrated security for partner access to AWS applications. Alkira reinvents networking for the cloud era and allows enterprises to build networks with cloud-like speed, agility, and scale.

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How Pariveda Enables Operational Data Observability Across Your AWS Data Lake at Scale

As data volumes grow, visibility into key metrics becomes crucial for optimizing reliability, performance, and cost. Pariveda’s observability solution leverages AWS services to build operational dashboards displaying AWS Glue job details like runtimes, status, and computational load. By unlocking deeper insights, users can pinpoint optimization opportunities, troubleshoot issues faster, and drive greater efficiency across their data pipelines as workloads scale.