AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Management Tools

AWS Cloud Automation

Partner Solutions Achitect Roundup – October

AWS Partner Solutions Architects highlight offerings from APN Technology Partners. Cesanta provides streamlined tools that simplify the onboarding process and unblocks developers. GorillaStack enables customers to apply simple rules to managing cloud resources across all AWS accounts and regions. GuardiCore offers the Centra Security Platform to help bridge the gaps of customers’ security configuration in the AWS cloud.

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How to create an approval flow for an AWS Service Catalog product launch using AWS Lambda

AWS Service Catalog allows organizations to centrally manage commonly deployed IT services, achieve consistent governance, and help meet compliance requirements. AWS Service Catalog provides a standardized landscape for product provisioning. Users browse listings of products (services or applications) that they have access to, locate the product that they want to use, and launch it on […]

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Testing AWS GameDay with the AWS Well-Architected Framework – Review

AWS GameDay is an immersive, team-based event we have hosted at AWS Summits and re:Invent over the past few years. The event has teams of players settling into a challenging—and hopefully entertaining—scenario as DevOps leads at Unicorn.Rentals, a popular startup minutes away from the very public launch of a widely anticipated product.

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Announcing the Addition of four AWS Management Tools to the AWS Service Delivery Program

By Ben Perak, APN Global Segment Leader   The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Service Delivery Program launched in November 2016 with one simple goal: to help customers easily identify AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners with a successful track record of delivering specific AWS services and a demonstrated ability to provide expertise in a particular service […]

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How Implementing a Real World Evidence Platform on AWS Drives Real World Business Value

Guest post by Scot Johnson, a Solution Architect for ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte, part of Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Innovation group (DCI). In light of new laws such as the 21st Century Cures Act and evolving scientific insights, life sciences companies are being pressed to demonstrate clinical value to payers and health authorities.  As a result, life […]

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Partner SA Roundup – July 2017

This month, Juan Villa, Pratap Ramamurthy, and Roy Rodan from the Emerging Partner SA team highlight a few of the partners they work with. They’ll be exploring Microchip, Domino, and Cohesive Networks. Microchip Zero Touch Secure Provisioning Kit, by Juan Villa AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that enables connected devices to easily and […]

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AWS Cloud Automation

New AWS CloudFormation Stack Quick-Create Links Feature Simplifies Customer Onboarding

At AWS, we listen to our customers and partners to learn where we can improve, and our roadmap is almost exclusively driven by customer feedback. Based on the feedback we received on the customer onboarding process, we are pleased to announce that the AWS CloudFormation team has added the Stack Quick-Create Links feature which solves the issues of embedding parameters in the launch stack URL, and directing users to an AWS CloudFormation wizard that has been reduced to a single page.

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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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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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