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How a Global Broadcaster Deployed Real-Time Automated News Clipping with AWS Media Services

As mobile devices and 5G networks pave the way for diversified content consumption across the globe, the new global media trend poses new challenges to traditional broadcasting companies. MegazoneCloud’s customer, a global broadcaster based in South Korea, turned to the cloud for help transforming its media production system and providing leading-edge services to its audience. The customer adopted state-of-the-art, cloud-based media technology, and undertook an industry-leading digital transformation.

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Using Amazon Comprehend Medical, Sisense, and G-Med to Create an AI-Enhanced Knowledge Base to Combat COVID-19

As COVID-19 began to sweep the globe, organizations of all shapes, sizes, and missions sought every available tool in the fight to save lives and limit the scope and spread of the pandemic. One of the key tools at their disposal was data. G-Med, the world’s largest online medical community, teamed up with AWS Competency Partner Sisense to make a plethora of COVID-19 treatment protocols easily analyzed and searchable using AWS machine learning technologies.

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Why You Should Join the AWS Partner Network and AWS Competency Program: Insights from PGS Software

PGS Software is an IT service provider headquartered in Wroclaw, Poland, that works closely with AWS to help customers move existing applications to the cloud, transform legacy systems, and design innovative solutions. Diving deep into their own journey through the APN program, APN Ambassador Michał Brygidyn will discuss the benefits of being an APN Partner and achieving AWS Competencies. He also shares tips on how you, too, can achieve AWS Competencies and get the most out of your AWS partnership.

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Accelerating Agility with 12 Attributes for Mainframe Workloads

Mainframes typically host core business processes and data. To stay competitive, customers have to quickly transform their mainframe workloads for agility while preserving resiliency and reducing costs. There is a challenge in defining the agility attributes and prioritizing the corresponding transformations for maximum business value in the least amount of time. In this post, dive deep in the practical agility attributes needed by mainframe workloads, and how to accelerate the transformation towards such agility with AWS.

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How a Cloud Center of Excellence Spurs Innovation and Competitiveness

Many APN Partners face the same challenge as their end customers: how do you manage ever-accelerating cycles of innovation to stay relevant? ISSI has worked with more than 300 partner organizations worldwide, including more than 100 hyperscale cloud MSPs, from small, local, and regional shops to large companies with global reach. Learn why companies that establish a Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE) gain the knowledge and expertise required to help end customers succeed with cloud technologies.

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Succeeding with Your Next-Gen AWS MSP Sales, Solutions Architecture, and Marketing Teams

This four-part series for APN Partners can help you build a next-generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP). The AWS MSP Partner Program recognizes leading APN Consulting Partners that are highly skilled at providing full lifecycle solutions to customers. We have discussed the foundational tenets of next-gen MSPs and how to shape your teams so you can deliver a successful MSP offering on AWS. In this final post, I will focus on your MSP’s sales and alliance, solutions architecture, and marketing teams.

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Building a Next-Gen AWS MSP’s Engineering, Support, and Relationship Management Teams

Building your MSP teams out successfully can help your company grow as a successful next-generation AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP). It all starts with the product engineering, relationship management, and professional services teams that will shape your MSP offer and delight your customers. These are the folks whose job it is to delight your customers and help them grow their business without having to worry about building or managing infrastructure.

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3 Things You Need to Shape Your Teams into a Next-Generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP)

In the AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program, many of our next-generation MSPs deliver hands-on, proactive, and consultant-level support that educates and enables customers’ cloud adoption journey on the AWS platform. It sounds easy enough to build a team and staff it with awesome people who can build, market, and support your managed services offering. But this actually is where things get tricky. Let’s look at three pillars to building great teams in your MSP practice.

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What Exactly is a Next-Generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP)?

The concept of a Managed Service Provider (MSP) isn’t necessarily new, but it can be difficult for organizations to grasp. What does it take to become a next-generation MSP? How does an organization begin that process on AWS? At a high level, a next-gen MSP educates customers on a proactive, ongoing basis; leads with AWS Professional Services; and advocates to customers the use of and evolution of AWS services. In this post, explore why you should care about next-gen MSPs and what’s in it for your organization.

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