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Say Hello to 135 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in October

We are excited to highlight 135 AWS Partners that received new designations in October 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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Know Before You Go: An AWS Partner’s Guide to re:Invent 2022

This year’s Partner Experience at AWS re:Invent offers content and activities designed specifically for AWS Partners and prospective partners alike. Learn how to leverage AWS services to build solutions for customers, and explore AWS Partner Network (APN) programs that can help differentiate your business to reach new customers faster. There are both business and technical-focused breakout sessions, workshops, chalk talks, and the not-to-miss Partner Keynote on Wednesday, November 30.

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Technical Specifications for Amazon EC2 I4i.metal Instances for VMware Cloud on AWS

AWS is excited to announce the general availability of I4i.metal instances, a new bare-metal instance for VMware Cloud on AWS. This new instance type offers high memory, CPU, and storage configuration that is ideal for workloads needing fast access to datasets. I4i.metal supports a variety of use cases which includes transactional databases (like MySQL, Oracle DB, MS SQL Server) and NoSQL databases (such as MongoDB and Couchbase).

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Simplify and Supercharge Your Data and Analytics with Amazon FinSpace and AWS Partners

Learn how Amazon FinSpace, a data management and analytics service purpose-built to help solve these challenges for the financial services industry, and our AWS Partners have developed business-ready platforms that map to the needs of industry analysts, data scientists, quants, and asset managers. These validated AWS Partners accelerate deployment with ready-made frameworks for specific sub-sectoral business cases using Amazon FinSpace.

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AWS to Offer Fourth-Generation AMD EPYC Processor-Based Amazon EC2 Instances

As customers look to innovate with the cloud, AWS is focused on helping organizations grow by enabling them to securely run a wide range of applications with price performance benefits. AMD-powered instances are integral to these offerings, and with AMD’s announcement of fourth-generation AMD EPYC processors AWS plans to offer Amazon EC2 instances powered by the newly-introduced processors. These instances will expand customer choice of compute options available on EC2.

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Explore Key Themes in the AWS Machine Learning Visionaries Partners Report

The AWS Machine Learning Visionaries Partners Report is a quarterly series that tracks, selects, collates, and distributes horizontal technology capabilities enabled by machine learning in areas that AWS expects to be transformative in 1-3 years. The series’ purpose is to share our insights with AWS Partners and to collect their interest, expertise, and insights in co-building along these prioritized themes. The reports include updates on series topics as we see changes in those areas, and new topics will also be added.

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Congrats to Our 2022 AWS Ambassador Award Winners and Meet the Newest Ambassadors

The AWS Ambassador Program is a vibrant worldwide community of technical experts from AWS Partner Network (APN) services and software partners. We are honored to recognize the AWS Ambassadors who show technical depth with multiple AWS Certifications and provide exemplary contributions to the AWS community. We are also excited to introduce our newest AWS Ambassadors who were welcomed into the program during Q3 2022.

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ATO on AWS Program Now Supporting Customers in Canada

Even the most technically astute organizations can find it challenging to conform to such requirements and do so efficiently. The Authority to Operate (ATO) on AWS partner program supports Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers overcome these hurdles by building a community of vetted, expert partners. While the ATO on AWS program was originally launched in the United States, it has begun supporting customers globally and we are excited to formally launch the program in Canada.

Build Kubernetes Modernization on AWS with Amazon EKS Delivery Partners

We are pleased to announce the new Amazon EKS Delivery specialization to help customers find validated AWS Partners that can help them implement their workloads using Kubernetes on top of Amazon EKS. The Amazon EKS Delivery specialization recognizes AWS Partners who have demonstrated technical proficiency to architect, run, and operate containerized workloads on top of Amazon EKS, helping customers drive success in their container-based modernization efforts.

Build Log Analytics, Observability, and Search Solutions with Amazon OpenSearch Service Delivery Partners

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Amazon OpenSearch Service Delivery specialization to help customers find validated AWS Partners with deep technical knowledge, experience, and proven success delivering Amazon OpenSearch Service. Amazon OpenSearch Service is an open source, distributed search and analytics suite that makes it easy for customers to perform interactive log analytics, real-time application monitoring, website search, and more.