We are excited to announce our regional 2023 AWS Partners of the Year from Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). This year’s partner award winners can be proud of the contributions they have made to empower organizations to make data-driven decisions and save costs whilst also achieving certifications to better meet customers’ evolving needs. Working side by side with AWS Partners, we are stronger when supporting customers together and look forward to strengthening our partnerships in 2024.
This post covers 10 enhancements we’re rolling out across our AWS Partner programs and services to drive partners to new heights of productivity and profitability. Announced at AWS re:Invent 2023, these enhancements are aimed at providing you more relevant and prescriptive guidance, where you need it, in a consistent and predictable manner. Learn how we’re ensuring that AWS Marketplace and partner programs provide demonstrated pathways to success—helping you drive greater customer value and profitability.
Channel Partner Momentum on AWS Marketplace Drives Innovation and Digital Transformation for Customers
We have seen more and more customers procuring third-party software and professional services through trusted Channel Partners on AWS Marketplace. This, in turn, has led to Channel Partners accelerating business opportunities through AWS Marketplace. This post walks through the benefits Channel Partners like Presidio are realizing from AWS Marketplace, and highlights innovations that are leading to more momentum for all Channel Partners.
Organizations today face a number of resilience challenges—from data and state failures to downtime caused by code deployment issues or unexpected events—with high expectations from customers to be ‘always on, always available’. That’s why we’re excited to announce the AWS Resilience Competency, which helps AWS customers improve the availability and resilience of critical workloads in the cloud.
AWS built-in partner solutions integrate automatically with AWS foundational services to simplify and streamline the deployment experience. Available in AWS Marketplace, AWS built-in partner solutions are designed to automate, configure, and scale across multi-account environments following AWS best practices. This helps customers achieve business goals for faster growth and scale, all while increasing security posture by leveraging cloud foundational domains.
Access Affordable Policies with New Security Posture Assessment from AWS Cyber Insurance Competency Partners
We’re excited to announce the AWS Cyber Insurance Competency, which makes it easy for customers—particularly Small and Medium Businesses—to find affordable policies from insurers that integrate their security posture assessment through a new, simplified customer experience with AWS Security Hub. AWS Cyber Insurance Competency Partners worked with AWS to digitally transform their assessment and onboarding process, which rewards customers that present a security posture following AWS best practices.
Maximize Customer Acquisition, Retention, and Lifetime Value with AWS Advertising and Marketing Technology Competency Partners
We’re excited to announce the AWS Advertising and Marketing Technology Competency to help AWS customers find partners that will develop the future of advertising and marketing by promoting solutions built on AWS—making data interoperability and innovation more effective. Previously called the AWS Digital Customer Experience Competency, the expanded Competency includes new categories to further differentiate partners and help customers find the right solution for their business.
Running containerized workloads on Amazon EKS and Amazon EKS Anywhere allows customers to use consistent tooling for security, observability, cost management, resilience, and operational excellence for their on-premises, edge, and cloud based containerized workloads. We’re excited to announce the Amazon EKS Ready specialization, which recognizes AWS Partners who have demonstrated technical proficiency to architect, run, and operate containerized workloads on top of Amazon EKS and EKS Anywhere.
Each year, we honor members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) from around the globe that play key roles in helping customers drive innovation and build solutions on AWS. Announced during a Partner Awards Gala at AWS re:Invent, the 2023 Geo and Global AWS Partner Awards recognize a wide range of partners whose business models have embraced specialization, innovation, and cooperation over the past year. Please join us in congratulating these AWS Partners for their continued success!
We are looking forward to bringing you AWS re:Invent 2023 both in-person and virtually. The conference is November 27 – December 1 in Las Vegas, with virtual opportunities to watch keynotes and Innovation Talks live. All of us at AWS are excited to connect with AWS Partners and AWS Marketplace Sellers from around the globe. To help you prepare, we’ve compiled a list of key re:Invent information for our AWS Partner and AWS Marketplace communities.