AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

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Say Hello to 112 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in September

We are excited to highlight 112 AWS Partners that received new designations in September 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 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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10 Years of Success: AWS and Appian

Next in our “10 Years of Success” series is Appian, an AWS Competency Partner whose unified low-code platform combines process mining, workflows, and automation to help customers build cloud-native applications and workflows. We spoke with Marc Wilson, Founder and Chief Partner Officer at Appian, about the company’s 10-year transformation, its role as key players in the low-code platform market, and what APN resources Appian has found most valuable as an AWS Partner.

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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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Announcing the Canada 2022 AWS Partners of the Year

AWS is excited to unveil the 2022 Partners of the Year from Canada. Announced during the AWS Toronto Partner Summit, the awards recognize AWS Partner Network (APN) members who have demonstrated outstanding results and innovation using AWS products and solutions. Their expertise allows AWS customers in a wide range of industries—from finance to sports, startups to the public sector—to transform their industries and solve the most difficult business challenges.

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AWS Partner Accreditations: The First Step for Partners Learning About the AWS Cloud

AWS Partner Accreditations are AWS Partner Network (APN) partner-exclusive courses that provide foundational cloud knowledge and skills. Offered directly through AWS in an on-demand or live, instructor-led format, earning an accreditation requires a low time commitment, with a short test given directly afterward. After passing the test, you’ll receive a digital badge from AWS for display on your resume or social media profiles.

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Say Hello to 108 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in August

We are excited to highlight 108 AWS Partners that received new designations in August 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 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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10 Years of Success: AWS and Sumo Logic

This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the AWS Partner Network (APN). To celebrate this important milestone, we’re launching a series of partner transformation stories—“10 Years of Success”—highlighting some of our AWS Partners who have been “all in” and grown with us over the past decade. Up next in our Q&A-style series is Sumo Logic, an AWS Partner with a leading cloud-based machine data analytics SaaS platform designed to deliver reliable and secure cloud-native applications.

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AWS at VMware Explore US 2022 Recap: 5 Years of Joint Innovations

From exciting announcements to insightful sessions, this post recaps what you may have missed at VMware Explore US 2022. This year, we marked the fifth year of the jointly-engineered VMware Cloud on AWS solution. Since announcing our strategic partnership in 2016, followed by the general availability of this unique managed offering at VMworld 2017, the VMware Cloud on AWS solution has evolved and continues to help customers globally migrate and modernize their VMware workloads to the cloud.

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10 Years of Success: AWS and ClearScale

In celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the AWS Partner Network (APN), we are highlighting some of our AWS Partners who have grown with us over the past decade. ClearScale is an AWS Premier Tier Services Partner that helps customers design, build, deploy, and manage complex cloud architectures on time and on budget. We spoke with ClearScale CEO Pavel Pragin about how their business has grown and evolved over the last decade and what AWS partner programs have been most valuable.