AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Partner Guest Post

AWS Partner Network (APN) Partner SA Roundup – September 2017

This month, we have three Partner Solutions Architects who will be highlighting four APN Partners they’ve been working with.  We will hear from David Potes, Chris Hein, and Pratap Ramamurthy, who will dive deeper into offerings from JFrog, Linkerd, Solodev, and Sparkpost! JFrog, by David Potes    A few months ago, I had the opportunity […]

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Getting the “Ops” Half of DevOps Right: Automation and Self-Service Infrastructure

Next generation Managed Services Providers (MSPs) are able to offer customers significant value today, above and beyond the basics of retroactive notifications or outsourced helpdesk services that were common with early, traditional MSPs. Today’s cloud evolved MSPs are able to drive revolutionizing business outcomes, even including DevOps transformations. This week in the MSP Partner Spotlight […]

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Managed Security and Continuous Compliance

As we continue our MSP Partner Spotlight series, let’s dive into managed security, continuous compliance, and the convergence of what have traditionally been the separate focuses of Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs). A next-generation MSP must have a deep understanding of their customers’ security and compliance needs and possess the […]

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Automation in the Cloud

Continuing our MSP Partner Spotlight series from last week’s post, Unlocking Hybrid Architecture’s Potential with DevOps, automation is another critical area of capability for next generation Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Automation incorporating elements such as configuration templates, code deployment automation, and self-healing infrastructure reduces the need for manual interventions, the potential for errors, and the […]

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Unlocking Hybrid Architecture’s Potential with DevOps

Last week in our MSP Partner Spotlight series, we heard from Jeff Aden at 2nd Watch and learned about the value that next gen MSPs can bring to their customers through well managed migrations and through 2nd Watch’s Four Key Steps of Optimizing Your IT Resources. Another area of new value that AWS MSPs can […]

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Why Next-Generation MSPs Need Next-Generation Monitoring

We wrote a couple of months ago about how ISVs are rapidly evolving their capabilities and products to meet the growing needs of next generation Managed Service Providers (MSPs), and we heard from Cloud Health Technologies about how they are Enabling Next-Generation MSPs with cloud management tools that span the breadth of customer engagements from […]

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Cloud Migration: Measurement at the Moment Of Truth

By Lee Atchison, Sr. Director of Strategic Architecture, New Relic This is a guest post from New Relic, an Advanced APN Technology Partner and AWS Migration Competency Partner, When migrating applications to AWS, it doesn’t matter if you are rehosting, replatforming, or planning a full refactor—as you take each step, you should know what’s working. […]

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Four Key Steps of Optimizing Your IT Resources

In past posts, we have written about The Evolution of Managed Services in Hyperscale Cloud Environments and discussed how AWS and our APN Partners are Raising the Bar in light of this progression. Let’s now hear directly from a few of our MSP Partners who have embraced this new ideology in managed services and who […]

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Streamlined Cloud Data Management with Commvault

By Michael Barrow, Technical Alliance Architect, Cloud Providers, Commvault. Commvault is an Advanced APN Technology Partner and AWS Storage Competency Partner. Cloud data management is an important part of your cloud journey, but it doesn’t have to be overly complicated. When your cloud strategy includes automated, repeatable processes for data migration, data management, and using […]

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Using TSO Logic Data Analytics and Data Modeling to Demonstrate Cost Advantages of AWS Cloud Migration

By Aaron Rallo, CEO, TSO Logic. This is a guest post from TSO Logic, an Advanced APN Technology Partner and AWS Migration Competency Partner. Let’s say you’re considering migrating to the AWS Cloud, but first want to get a solid grasp on the economics. Maybe your team hasn’t had the time to identify how much […]

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