AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: SaaS on AWS

Migrating Applications to SaaS: A Minimally Invasive Approach

The software as a service (SaaS) delivery model is very compelling to many organizations. Agility, market responsiveness, shared infrastructure costs—they all represent an opportunity for businesses to transform their approach to how they build, operate, and monetize their products. The reality, however, is that these same organizations often have a significant investment in their existing […]

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Managing SaaS Users with Amazon Cognito

User management is one of those fundamental concepts that must be tackled by every software as a service (SaaS) provider. There are a handful of approaches that are commonly used to address this need. Some teams prefer to build out their own user management services while others rely on third-party identity providers to fill this […]

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2016 AWS Partner Summit Singapore – Recap

Last Friday, the AWS ASEAN partner team hosted the AWS Partner Summit – Singapore. The event was intended to provide partners with valuable insight into key trends on AWS, and to help partners to connect with both one another and with AWS team members. I was fortunate enough to be a part of the event, and had a great […]

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2016 AWS Partner Summit Sydney – Recap

That’s a wrap on the 2016 AWS Partner Summit – Sydney! The ANZ Partner team organized a great event for APN Partners, and I was thrilled to get to be a part of it. The event featured guest speakers from AWS, APN member firms, and AWS customer firms. What follows is a short recap of the day: AWS Partner […]

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Optimizing SaaS Tenant Workflows and Costs

Designing robust software as a service (SaaS) solutions often requires developers to find new and creative strategies for optimizing their applications. Pouring all your customers into a shared, multi-tenant environment places an even higher premium on identifying opportunities to remove bottlenecks and improve each customer’s experience. The smallest flaw can have a compounding impact that […]

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“Friends Don’t Let Friends Build Data Centers”

Reflections on the two-year anniversary of Infor going all-in with AWS Two short years ago at the AWS 2014 San Francisco Summit, Infor CEO Charles Phillips stated, “friends don’t let friends build data centers’’ and announced that Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific ERP solutions, was taking a cloud-first development approach and going “all-in” with […]

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Helping Customers Do More with Data – Introducing mLab, Formerly Known as MongoLab

Formed in 2011, MongoLab’s goal is to make software developers more productive. An Advanced APN Technology Partner and AWS SaaS Partner, MongoLab offers customers a fully managed cloud database service featuring automated provisioning and scaling of MongoDB databases, backup and recovery, 24/7 monitoring and alerting, web-based management tools, and expert support. Looking forward, the team […]

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Securely Accessing Customer AWS Accounts with Cross-Account IAM Roles

As a Partner Solutions Architect, I look at a lot of AWS Partner Network (APN) Partner software and services. I like trying new things and experiencing the exciting solutions that our APN Partners are building. Security is job zero at AWS, so when I work with our APN Partners, there’s one thing I look for […]

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Don’t Miss New and Updated Content on the APN Portal

We work across internal teams, including our AWS Professional Services team, APN Partner Programs teams, and the AWS Quick Start creation team, to create and publish a wide range of documents on the APN Portal. For example, AWS Quick Start guides are often published on the Portal prior to being generally available. And our AWS Professional Services […]

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Discover Exclusive New Content and Webcasts on the AWS Partner Portal

We like to think of the APN Portal as a central hub for APN Partners. Through the Portal, you have exclusive access to a wealth of resources: business and technical content, on-demand videos, AWS Training & Certification resources, marketing resources, the Customer Opportunity Submission tool, AWS Partner Program-specific resources, and more. Any member of your firm […]

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