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Say Hello to 125 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in November

We are excited to highlight 125 AWS Partners that received new designations in November 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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New AWS Partner Program Launches and Updates Announced at re:Invent 2021

Thank you for joining us in Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent 2021. We hope you are enjoying all of the educational content and big announcements. If you missed anything from our Global Partner Summit or just want to recap, we have rounded up the most relevant launches, program updates, and educational content available for the AWS Partner community. Reminder that virtual options for re:Invent breakout sessions will be available December 6-10.

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Announcing the AWS Partner Network’s Regional EMEA 2021 Partners of the Year

Each year, we honor members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) who are leaders in the channel and play key roles in helping customers drive innovation and build solutions on AWS. Announced throughout the year, AWS Partner Awards recognize a wide range of born-in-the-cloud and traditional consulting and ISV partners whose business models have embraced specialization and collaboration. Please join us in congratulating these leading AWS Partners for their success!

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Accelerate Your Mainframe-to-Cloud Journey with the AWS Mainframe Modernization Service and AWS Partners

We are excited to launch the AWS Mainframe Modernization service, a unique platform for mainframe migration and modernization allowing customers and partners to plan, migrate, modernize, and run their on-premises mainframe workloads to a managed development and execution environment on AWS. The service enables two proven and popular patterns—replatforming and automated refactoring—and has the goal of mitigating the risks and accelerating mainframe-to-cloud projects.

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Leveraging the Power of Esri’s ArcGIS Enterprise Through Amazon Redshift

Esri and AWS are extending their collaboration through an extensive integration of product suites and services. This includes Amazon QuickSight leveraging Esri basemap tiles through Amazon Location Service. Esri also supports ArcGIS Enterprise on Kubernetes running with Amazon EKS, and interoperability with Amazon Redshift. Esri‘s GIS solutions create, manage, analyze, and map various types of geospatial data. Their flagship GIS mapping software, ArcGIS, is a powerful mapping and spatial analytics technology.

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Enabling Digital Automation in Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) for Public Sector Partners and Customers Using AWS AI

Learn about the AWS AI services stack for government agencies and partners to develop intelligent automation solutions to extract information from digitalized paper documents. Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) is a solution that enables extraction and processing of specific data elements from documents using AI and machine learning techniques. AWS services that add AI/ML intelligence to IDP solutions include Amazon Textract, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon Augmented AI, and Amazon Kendra.

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Announcing the AWS Partner Network’s Regional U.S. 2021 Partners of the Year

Each year, we honor members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) who are leaders in the channel and play key roles in helping customers drive innovation and build solutions on AWS. Announced throughout the year, AWS Partner Awards recognize a wide range of born-in-the-cloud and traditional consulting and ISV partners whose business models have embraced specialization and collaboration. Please join us in congratulating these leading AWS Partners for their success!

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New AWS GameDay Benefits Help Partners Build Cloud Skills and Engage with AWS Experts

We are excited to introduce new AWS GameDay partner benefits for AWS Partners in several of our differentiation programs. AWS GameDay League is made up of teams from global partner companies who compete against each other in hands-on technical challenges to build new cloud skills capabilities and have fun while doing so. AWS GameDay Quests Development Kit (QDK) gives partners the ability to integrate their products with real-world scenarios to be leveraged as repeatable, lead-generating events with customers.

Introducing AWS Migration and Modernization Competency Partners

Application modernization is an important and growing migration strategy for many businesses. To make it easier for AWS customers to find partners with validated migration and modernization software offerings, we are excited to announce the AWS Migration and Modernization Competency. This designation features AWS Partners that have validated expertise developing and implementing solutions for customers across key areas, including business case analysis and application mobility.

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Introducing the AWS Energy Competency Partners

AWS is committed to supporting the global energy industry in safely meeting the energy demands of the world today, while accelerating the industry’s transition to a more balanced and sustainable energy future. The new AWS Energy Competency Program differentiates highly specialized partners who have demonstrated technical expertise and repeat customer success. These AWS Partners enable energy producers to build and operate assets efficiently and safely, while working to transition to a lower carbon world.