AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

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Say Hello to 197 AWS MSP, Competency, Service Ready, and Service Delivery Partners Added or Renewed in October

We are excited to highlight 197 AWS Partners that received new or renewed designations in October for our global AWS Service Delivery, AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Ready programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top AWS Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. AWS Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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Your Guide to VMware Cloud on AWS at re:Invent 2023

The VMware Cloud on AWS team is looking forward to meeting customers at AWS re:Invent 2023. We have planned insightful sessions for customers looking for a faster and more cost-effective way to the cloud. There are VMware Cloud on AWS breakout sessions, chalk talks, and workshops covering topics such as migration best practices, disaster recovery, modernization, and more. Got questions? We’ve got answers. Meet our team at the Enterprise Workloads booth.

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Introducing the Generative AI Center of Excellence for AWS Partners: The Path to AI Expertise

At AWS, we believe our partners are well-positioned to support specialized customer needs, either through providing consultative support or specialty business applications with integrated generative AI capabilities. This is why we are introducing the Generative AI Center of Excellence (CoE) for AWS Partners. It’s a digital experience open to all partners within the AWS Partner Network (APN). Learn how the CoE delivers optimized learning paths to implement generative AI solutions for customers.

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A Total Economic Impact Partner Opportunity Analysis for Channel Partners Selling in AWS Marketplace

In September 2023, AWS commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact (TEI) study to examine the potential business opportunity and return on investment (ROI) that Channel Partners can realize by building and scaling an AWS Marketplace practice. Learn about the study’s framework and key findings, including potential revenue opportunities, benefits, costs, and best practices associated with reselling third-party software, data, and offering professional services in AWS Marketplace.

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Congrats to Our 2023 AWS Ambassador Award Winners and Meet the Newest AWS Ambassadors

The AWS Ambassador Program is a vibrant worldwide community of AWS experts from AWS Partner Network (APN) Services and Software Partners. They are prominent leaders who are passionate about sharing their AWS expertise, and we’re honored to recognize this year’s top AWS Ambassadors for their outstanding performance and exemplary business impact and thought leadership. We also recognize the AWS Ambassador Certification All-Stars who have shown technical depth by holding all active AWS Certifications.

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Say Hello to 177 AWS Competency, MSP, Service Delivery, and Service Ready Partners Added or Renewed in September

We are excited to highlight 177 AWS Partners that received new or renewed designations in September for our global AWS Service Delivery, AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Ready programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top AWS Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. AWS Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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Learn About Modernizing on AWS Using Prescribed Pathways in New Partner Training Series

Many customers continue their cloud adoption journey by modernizing and optimizing workloads to reap benefits by leveraging AWS managed services. To help their customers realize the modernization goals, AWS built new training courses and learning journeys exclusively for AWS Partners. The new digital course “Using Modernization Pathways to Modernize on AWS” is accessible via AWS Skill Builder and provides an overview of all six modernization pathways and where they fit in the migration landscape.

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Announcing the Regional 2023 AWS Partner Award Winners in India

The bar for business success keeps getting higher, and the changing economic climate is challenging AWS customers to deliver more value at lower cost. The regional 2023 AWS Partner Awards India ceremony was held in Goa and celebrated partners that have achieved successful customer outcomes by leveraging the breadth and depth of AWS. Please join us in congratulating these AWS Partners for their success!

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Introducing the New AWS Partner Initiative Funding Template

We are excited to introduce the Partner Initiative Funding (PIF) template in the AWS Partner Funding Portal (APFP), enabling AWS Partners to easily self-access their agreement and any initiative funds without relying on their AWS partner manager. The template unifies and standardizes the different funding experiences into one template, and provides funding transparency throughout the funding cycle. This improves the overall funding process time for partners by having a configurable workflow.

Reimagine Your Telecom Business with AWS Telecommunications Competency Partners

In the era of 5G, telecommunication services providers (telcos) are under pressure to find new ways to build, operate, and monetize networks while delivering new and greater value to customers. We’re excited to introduce the AWS Telecommunications Competency, which helps telcos find validated partners offering consulting services in key telecom solution areas, including Operations Support Systems (OSS), Business Support Systems (BSS), Communications as a Service (CaaS), Mobile Networks, and Media & TV.