AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: MSPs on AWS

CloudHealth Technologies – Enabling Next-Generation MSPs

With the evolving cloud and managed services landscape, many ISVs are also quickly adapting and advancing their capabilities to better enable service providers. These ISVs can provide robust billing & cost management, policy governance, compliance, advanced monitoring, logging & analytics, migration assessments, and more, that allow service providers to rapidly incorporate enhanced services into their […]

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Announcing the Updated AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Partner Program Validation Checklist – Version 3.1

We have exciting news to share with our existing and aspiring MSP Partners. Today we are announcing the launch of the updated AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Partner Program Validation Checklist – Version 3.1. The checklist has been updated based on feedback from our MSP Partner community and, of course, with an ongoing focus on delivering […]

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AWS MSP Partner Program – Raising the Bar

By Barbara Kessler and Thomas Robinson In our last post about the evolution of managed services, we wrote about how the landscape is evolving for managed service providers (MSPs) who are working with customers in hyperscale cloud environments. In our opinion, established MSPs can no longer focus exclusively on running and operating their customers’ environments […]

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Introducing AWS Managed Services

This is a guest post from Forest Johns, Principal Product Manager at AWS. Today we are launching an operations management service called AWS Managed Services, as announced in Jeff Barr’s AWS Blog. Designed and built based on requests and feedback from some of our largest Enterprises, AWS Managed Services (AWS MS) provides customers with an […]

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The Evolution of Managed Services in Hyperscale Cloud Environments

This is a guest post from Barbara Kessler, MSP Business Development Manager, AWS The widespread adoption of AWS and the corresponding shift from traditional on-premises data centers to hyperscale cloud solutions has created a significant new paradigm for managed service providers (MSPs). Customers are becoming increasingly aware of the value of cloud services. With this […]

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Swinging for the Fences (but Aiming for the Cloud)

The following post is a guest post from our friends at AWS Premier Consulting Partner and launch AWS Migration Partner Accenture. By Anthony Harris, Principal Director, Accenture AWS Business Group Cloud Transformation Services Offering Lead & Chris Wegmann, Managing Director, Accenture AWS Business Group and AWS Practice Lead In the 1988 film Bull Durham, Kevin […]

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How Does Premier AWS Consulting Partner Aquilent Help Federal Customers Focus on Innovation?

Headquartered in Laurel, MD, Aquilent is a leading solution provider of Digital Services, DevOps, and the full range of cloud services exclusively for the federal government. With an emphasis on DevOps, Aquilent offers customers a full range of federal cloud solutions that leverage Amazon Web Services (AWS) through every level of engagement. The company has been […]

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Let’s Innovate Together on Behalf of Customers – Join the APN

Editor’s note – our team had great conversations with a number of companies yesterday at the AWS Chicago Summit who were interested in learning more about becoming a member of the AWS partner ecosystem, and the journey of our top partners. Today, we want to share with you the perspective of Dorothy Copeland, Director of Global […]

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“How to Succeed as a Next-Gen MSP” – A New eBook from CloudMGR

We’ve talked a lot recently about what it means to be a next-generation Managed Service Provider (MSP). Turns out, this is a hot topic across our ecosystem as well. Today, we want to highlight a recent eBook published by Advanced APN Technology Partner CloudMGR. With offices in Australia and San Francisco, CloudMGR connects all of a […]

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Seven Steps to Successfully Prepare For Your AWS MSP Audit

Since the launch of the official AWS Managed Service Program in 2014, more than 50 APN Partners across the world have successfully completed the third-party validation audit established by the MSP team. More and more firms are looking for guidance on what it takes to pass the audit, and become an AWS MSP. Along with the MSP […]

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