AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Launch

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AWS to Offer Fourth-Generation AMD EPYC Processor-Based Amazon EC2 Instances

As customers look to innovate with the cloud, AWS is focused on helping organizations grow by enabling them to securely run a wide range of applications with price performance benefits. AMD-powered instances are integral to these offerings, and with AMD’s announcement of fourth-generation AMD EPYC processors AWS plans to offer Amazon EC2 instances powered by the newly-introduced processors. These instances will expand customer choice of compute options available on EC2.

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Congrats to Our 2022 AWS Ambassador Award Winners and Meet the Newest Ambassadors

The AWS Ambassador Program is a vibrant worldwide community of technical experts from AWS Partner Network (APN) services and software partners. We are honored to recognize the AWS Ambassadors who show technical depth with multiple AWS Certifications and provide exemplary contributions to the AWS community. We are also excited to introduce our newest AWS Ambassadors who were welcomed into the program during Q3 2022.

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ATO on AWS Program Now Supporting Customers in Canada

Even the most technically astute organizations can find it challenging to conform to such requirements and do so efficiently. The Authority to Operate (ATO) on AWS partner program supports Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers overcome these hurdles by building a community of vetted, expert partners. While the ATO on AWS program was originally launched in the United States, it has begun supporting customers globally and we are excited to formally launch the program in Canada.

Set Up and Govern Secure, Multi-Account AWS Environments with AWS Control Tower Partners

We are excited to announce the new AWS Control Tower specialization for AWS Partners with AWS Control Tower service and software offerings. AWS Control Tower provides an easy way to set up and govern a secure, multi-account AWS environment—reducing complexity and time required to establish governance for multiple AWS accounts. Customers can now choose customized services and software solutions from AWS Partners that complement AWS Control Tower.

Build Kubernetes Modernization on AWS with Amazon EKS Delivery Partners

We are pleased to announce the new Amazon EKS Delivery specialization to help customers find validated AWS Partners that can help them implement their workloads using Kubernetes on top of Amazon EKS. The Amazon EKS Delivery specialization recognizes AWS Partners who have demonstrated technical proficiency to architect, run, and operate containerized workloads on top of Amazon EKS, helping customers drive success in their container-based modernization efforts.

Build Log Analytics, Observability, and Search Solutions with Amazon OpenSearch Service Delivery Partners

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Amazon OpenSearch Service Delivery specialization to help customers find validated AWS Partners with deep technical knowledge, experience, and proven success delivering Amazon OpenSearch Service. Amazon OpenSearch Service is an open source, distributed search and analytics suite that makes it easy for customers to perform interactive log analytics, real-time application monitoring, website search, and more.

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Introducing the AWS Smart City Competency and Launch Partners

We are thrilled to announce the AWS Smart City Competency, which will deliver world-class AWS Partner recommendations to customers searching to build and deploy innovative smart city solutions. The AWS Smart City Competency will differentiate highly specialized AWS Partners with a demonstrated deep technical expertise and proven track record of customer success within the Smart City use cases.

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Announcing AWS Incident Detection and Response: A New Enterprise Support Add-On

We are excited to announce the general availability of AWS Incident Detection and Response, a new add-on to AWS Enterprise Support that’s enabled under the AWS Solution Provider Program and AWS Distribution Program. This leverages the proven operational, enhanced monitoring, and incident management capabilities used internally by AWS teams and externally by AWS Managed Services (AMS). Enrollment into AWS Incident Detection and Response is available October 1, 2022.

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Introducing 2022 AWS Partner Award Nominations

New this year, AWS Partners can self-nominate themselves to be considered across a variety of AWS Partner Award categories, all related to partner focus areas, technologies, and the significant impact partners are making in delighting our customers. Award submissions will be reviewed 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 PST on September 15, 2022.

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Introducing AWS Transfer Family Service Delivery Partners

The increased need to support large amounts of business data exchange, a stronger need for data governance, security, and compliance, and a proliferation of data sources has driven many companies to seek native solutions for Managed File Transfer and B2B file exchange. AWS Transfer Family Service Delivery Partners provide the expertise, proven success, and validated solutions that allow customers to move to a modernized, cloud-native MFT and B2B file exchange solution.