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Category: AWS Marketplace

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How AWS Customers Are Running Containerized Environments on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

Amazon EC2 Spot Instances are one of the best ways to dramatically cut EC2 costs on AWS. With the new pricing model, there has never been a better time to start leveraging Spot Instances, and Spotinst’s DevOps Automation Platform helps businesses reduce operational overhead with automation and cut costs by reliably leveraging Spot Instances. In this post, we share a few stories from Spotinst customers outlining how they maximized infrastructure efficiency at minimum cost.

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Flexible Payment Scheduler Simplifies Long-Term Contracts in AWS Marketplace

Flexible Payment Scheduler enhances Seller Private Offers by enabling software sellers to offer custom payment schedules to customers in AWS Marketplace. After negotiating the price and quantity with a customer, ISVs can now specify a custom schedule of payments, with up to 36 installments over three years. Flexible Payment Scheduler helps ISVs increase their sales velocity, sales volume, and transaction size by making it easier for their customers to purchase software.

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New Feature Simplifies SaaS Procurement in AWS Marketplace

Over the last two years, AWS has launched SaaS Subscriptions and SaaS Contracts for AWS Marketplace, two procurement capabilities that enable you to offer SaaS solutions directly to AWS Customers. We’re excited to announce an enhancement to SaaS Contracts that allows your customers to pay-as-they-go if they need additional services above the original contract. Customers can now combine the discounts from committed usage and the flexibility of pay-as-you-go pricing.

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Consulting Partners Can Now Resell Software Solutions in AWS Marketplace

Many customers prefer to purchase software solutions through Consulting Partners, benefiting from their knowledge of the customer’s business, localized support, and expertise. This new feature enables Consulting Partners to work with more than 1,400 ISVs and expand the ways customers can purchase software in AWS Marketplace. Consulting Partners can now work with customers from the start of their procurement process all the way to purchase.

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Driving Blockchain Innovation with Manifold Technology and AWS Serverless

Manifold Technology has built a highly scalable, cost-effective, and easy-to-integrate blockchain platform that’s architected to deploy on AWS. Manifold lets you manage blockchains for any application, from branded currencies and settlement, to asset management and intelligent automation. The platform uses AWS Lambda to deliver a distributed ledger capability with blockchain auditability and the ability to detect possible tampering. Manifold is an APN Standard Technology Partner.

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Data Lakes

How to Unleash Mainframe Data with AWS and Attunity Replicate

Historically, mainframes have hosted core-business processes, applications, and data, all of which are blocked in these rigid and expensive systems. AWS and Attunity can liberate mainframe data in real-time, enabling customers to exploit its full business value for data lakes, analytics, innovation, or modernization purposes. In this post, we describe how customers use Attunity Replicate real-time data streaming to put mainframe core-business data onto AWS.

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See What’s New for AWS Marketplace Sellers

AWS Marketplace released more than a dozen major features in 2017, as well as many other enhancements and updates. These releases make it easier for AWS customers to discover and procure software, and for ISVs to sell their products on AWS Marketplace, which currently offers more than 4,200 software listings from nearly 1,300 ISVs spanning 35 categories. In case you missed any announcements, here’s a recap of new features that are relevant to ISVs and AWS Partners.

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Video

Using the New Amazon EC2 G3 Instances to Playout an IP-Based Ultra High Definition Channel on AWS

AWS Partner Cinegy has long been an advocate of IP-based video workflows and understands that maintaining visual quality whilst reducing bandwidth consumption is an ongoing challenge with the increasing data requirements of formats such as Ultra High Definition (UHD). In this post, Cinegy demonstrates how to deploy a fully-functional playout engine using Amazon EC2 resources and the Cinegy Amazon Machine Image (AMI) to deliver a UHD TV channel with graphics.

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New Machine Learning Discovery Page on AWS Marketplace

AWS Marketplace now has a machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) discovery page that makes it easier to buy software from vendors that are integrated with or running on AWS. The discovery page features software providers for a variety of data engineer, data scientist, and developer use cases, and helps you select the right products faster by showcasing products in data services, machine learning and data science tools, intelligent APIs and solutions.

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AWS Marketplace Announces the Availability of Seller Private Offers

As AWS Marketplace customers make larger commitments, they often request special pricing or end-user license terms. AWS now makes it possible for customers to receive private offers with pre-negotiated pricing and end-user license terms directly through AWS Marketplace. This new feature is available to any AWS Marketplace software seller participating in the Enhanced Data Sharing (EDS) program that compensates their sales team for AWS Marketplace sales.

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