AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Announcements

Accelerate Your Digital Transformation with Amazon ECS Delivery Partners

Enterprises undergoing digital transformation in the cloud are realizing the benefits of running their applications in containers. To help customers streamline containerized workload implementations, we’re excited to announce the Amazon ECS Delivery specialization. Amazon ECS Delivery Partners have technical expertise in assessing, scoping, designing, integrating, deploying, operating, and optimizing container environments using either Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) or AWS Fargate.

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New AWS Ambassadors from Q2 2023 and Latest Activities

The AWS Ambassador Program is a vibrant worldwide community of technical experts, known as AWS Ambassadors, who are prominent leaders and passionate about sharing their AWS technical expertise. They author blogs and whitepapers, create and deliver public presentations, and contribute to open source projects. Our Ambassadors evangelize AWS via social media and facilitate peer-to-peer learning by presenting at conferences, leading workshops, and hosting user group events.

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Say Hello to 182 AWS MSP, Service Ready, Service Delivery, and Competency Partners Added or Renewed in June

We are excited to highlight 182 AWS Partners that received new or renewed designations in May 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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How to Build a Startup Go-To-Market Motion with the AWS Global Startup Program

With a better understanding of how to build intentional sales plays throughout the funnel, partners in the AWS Global Startup Program can identify areas of growth and success through a joint partner plan. This post provides a blueprint on how to collaborate with AWS to plan and execute a joint go-to-market motion with the AWS Global Startup Program, an invitation-only, GTM program for early- to mid-stage software startups that have raised funding, achieved product-market fit, and are ready to scale.

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Announcing 2023 AWS Partner Award Nominations

The 2023 AWS Partner Awards honor partners who have demonstrated outstanding results and innovation with the use of AWS products and solutions. AWS Partners can self-nominate themselves to be considered across a select number of AWS Partner Award categories. Award submissions will be reviewed by a third-party and selected with special emphasis placed on customer success use cases presented in the nomination form. All nominations must be submitted by 11:59 PM PDT on August 17, 2023.

Scale Your Software and Services with AWS Marketplace

Customers are increasingly purchasing software and services in AWS Marketplace to take advantage of added efficiencies, cost savings, and flexible payment and terms. As we continue to transform the AWS Partner experience, we’re focused on scaling AWS Marketplace to help you drive greater customer value. In this post, we share key operational and self-service enhancements we’ve made to help you scale your offerings in AWS Marketplace, while lowering your operating costs and accelerating time-to-close.

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Start Your Learning Journey with the Right Roadmap from AWS Training and Certification

To help break down barriers and develop your cloud skills, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has created several methods to guide you on the correct learning journey, including learning plans, courses with different training styles, and a curated list of our most popular courses amongst AWS Partners. In this post, explore what training resonates with the thousands of partners already learning with AWS Partner Training and Certification.

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Say Hello to 176 AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added or Renewed in May

We are excited to highlight 176 AWS Partners that received new or renewed designations in May 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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Introducing Industry Blueprints for Data & AI to Help AWS Partners Accelerate Solution Development

Designing industry blueprints is driven by the need to address various challenges in package development for industry solutions. AWS Industry Blueprints for Data & AI (Preview) is an open-source initiative from that offers a collection of building components, including code modules and solution accelerators, to facilitate the configuration and deployment of tailored components for various industry verticals’ turn-data-to-insights needs.

AWS Partner Analytics Dashboard: A 360-Degree View of Your AWS Business

As we transform the partner experience, we’re introducing the AWS Partner Analytics Dashboard. Accessible through AWS Partner Central, the dashboard provides partners with a 360-degree view of their AWS business, including opportunity pipeline, funding benefits, and pipeline. The dashboard provides transparency to the data needed to have high level strategic conversations, both internally and with AWS teams. This post explores the benefits, metrics, and high-level features of the Partner Analytics Dashboard.