AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Announcements

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What’s New with the APN Customer Engagements (ACE) Program?

The APN Customer Engagements (ACE) program helps APN Partners support customers and drive successful engagements on AWS. Through the ACE program, qualifying APN Partners are eligible to receive AWS Lead and Opportunity Referrals through the ACE Pipeline Manager in APN Partner Central. The ACE Pipeline Manager provides you with resources, tools, and the sales and technical support to ensure you are supported in driving meaningful engagements with AWS customers.

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Enhanced APN Solution Space Provides More Go-to-Market Benefits for AWS Competency Partners

Customers seeking to solve a business or technical problem on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud can now identify a consulting offer and engage with an AWS Competency Partner that has proven expertise solving that specific problem. AWS Solutions Consulting Offers give customers access to vetted architecture without requiring the in-house capacity to deploy, integrate, and in some cases manage the architecture themselves.

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Say Hello to 60 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in June

We are excited to highlight 60 APN Partners that received new designations in June for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top APN Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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Congratulations to the APN Partners Completing Navigate Tracks in the Second Quarter of 2020

Please join us in congratulating the APN Partners completing Navigate tracks in the second quarter of 2020. These organizations have made the commitment to raising the bar for AWS customers by growing their cloud skills on AWS. Every APN Partner, regardless of tier, can participate in the APN Navigate program, where you’ll get access to business and technical resources that can transform your business and increase visibility with AWS.

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AWS PartnerCast Spring Roundup: Free Weekly Webinars for APN Partners

With increases in remote working conditions over the past few months, AWS has been developing virtual training to help you better understand the APN programs and latest AWS offerings and best practices. PartnerCast is a free, weekly webinar series for APN Partners designed to help you continue your cloud education. Course material is for individuals in both business and technical roles, and offers content pertaining to all phases of an organization’s cloud maturity.

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Say Hello to 86 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in May

We are excited to highlight 86 APN Partners that received new designations in April for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top APN Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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New-Look AWS Service Delivery Validation Checklists for APN Consulting Partners

To receive the AWS Service Delivery designation, organizations must undergo rigorous technical validation. They are also assessed on the security, performance, and reliability of their Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions. To help APN Consulting Partners better understand this process and our validation requirements, we are releasing new versions of the AWS Service Delivery Validation Checklists. These outline for the customer case study and technical criteria needed to achieve the AWS Service Delivery designation.

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Say Hello to 90 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in April

We are excited to highlight 90 APN Partners that received new designations in April for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top APN Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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What APN Partners Need to Know About Changes to AWS Certification Digital Badges

AWS Training & Certification recently announced enhancements to our AWS Certification digital badges, making it even easier to verify an individual’s earned certifications and to showcase your team’s certification achievements. This post is for APN Partners to learn about changes in how AWS Certification digital badges are verified, and to advise badge earners they will need to update their badge links before August 1, 2020, in order to continue sharing their digital badge.

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Benefits for AWS Service Delivery Partners Help You Increase Visibility with Customers

AWS Service Delivery Partners pass a high technical bar in order to participate in the AWS Service Delivery Program. To achieve this designation, we validate APN Consulting Partners who have deep expertise with specific AWS services, such as AWS Lambda. Once in the program, AWS Service Delivery Partners receive core program benefits that increase visibility with customers, offer chances to engage with AWS service teams, and provide access to deeper learning events and opportunities related to AWS services.

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