AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

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How to Manage Your Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) Data in APN Partner Central

On April 1, 2019, we announced updates to the overall APN program that included new benefits for APN Partners, such as prescriptive funding based on your current tier and program attainment, and updated APN tier requirements. The APN Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) Program is one of the new requirements we added for 2019. Learn what’s new with the APN CSAT program, how to access your unique customer review form URL, and how to see your CSAT data available in APN Partner Central.

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Running Applications on Amazon EKS Using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Spotinst Ocean

While implementing a microservices architecture, Kubernetes can be a powerful tool to manage containers. However, if you are just starting out in the Kubernetes ecosystem, it can be hard to get a hang of. This post helps you get started with Amazon EKS to set up a production-ready Kubernetes cluster, and introduces Spotinst Ocean to help manage Amazon EKS clusters and reduce costs by provisioning clusters on Amazon EC2 Spot instances.

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Celebrate Your APN Partner Status and Gain Credibility with AWS Customers with an APN Branded Plaque

Be amongst the first businesses in the AWS Partner Network (APN) to receive a branded APN Partner Plaque showcasing your company name and APN Partner status. To receive the APN Partner Plaque, your company must meet the new APN tier requirements at your current tier, or upgrade to the next APN tier prior to December 31, 2019. If you are a registered APN member, you can earn the plaque by becoming an official APN Partner—that is, Consulting and Technology Partners at the Select tier or higher.

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Say Hello to 43 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in June

We are excited to highlight 43 APN Partners that received new designations in May for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top APN Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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Migrating Containerized Applications to Amazon EKS in Minutes Using XebiaLabs Blueprints

Amazon EKS provides a Kubernetes management infrastructure across Availability Zones so you don’t have to manage a control plane or replace unhealthy control plane nodes. AWS Competency Partner XebiaLabs supports infrastructure provisioning and application deployment for many of the most popular AWS services, including Amazon EKS. They recently introduced a feature called DevOps as Code, which makes it even easier to migrate applications to Amazon EKS infrastructure.

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Increasing Savings and Mitigating Risks with Amazon EC2 Convertible Reserved Instances

When managing AWS spending, you want to mitigate risks and costs wherever possible. One way to do this is to increase your coverage of Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances, which results in significant discounts and increased savings. However, constantly improving technology and the evolving needs of your company can render your committed Reserved Instances obsolete. Cloudwiry’s cost management platform specializes in this cost-recovery practice by optimizing Reserved Instance coverage for ROI.

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Demystifying Legacy Migration Options to the AWS Cloud

Many companies or institutions still possess legacy non-x86 systems in their datacenters: mainframe, midrange, or UNIX proprietary systems. Migrating these workloads across hardware architectures to the AWS Cloud requires advanced software technology. Short-term migration approaches mainly use hardware emulation, middleware emulation, automated refactoring, or middleware replatforming. This post highlights short-term migration options, their key technical differences, as well as their differentiated benefits.

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Improvising and Modernizing the Enterprise Asset Management Solution on AWS

IBM Maximo is an Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solution that helps organizations manage their assets, track operations, and perform preventive maintenance using predictive analysis and enterprise-ready features. Maximo can be deployed in an on-premises environment, as well as on a public cloud or hybrid cloud environment. This post explores Boral Limited’s journey to the cloud and how Tech Mahindra helped them host IBM Maximo on AWS.

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Creating Energy IoT Solutions Using Intel SoC FPGA Devices and AWS Services

Power utilities around the world are headed towards the most radical shift in their business since their inception nearly 150 years ago. The digitization of the grid—along with the shifting requirements of regulatory bodies—creates new challenges and opportunities for utilities around the world. Intel and AWS are committed to providing the tools, platforms, and services to make these capabilities a reality. In that context, this post introduces the concept of Energy IoT.

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Extending SaaS Application Data into Your AWS Environment with Amazon EventBridge

Amazon EventBridge is a serverless event bus service that connects application data from a variety of sources and send it to your AWS environment. It makes it easy to build scalable event-driven applications because it handles event ingestion and delivery, security, authorization, and error-handling for you. EventBridge launched with support for 10 SaaS integration partners. If your organization is interested in integrating with EventBridge, you can complete the process with minimal development time.

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