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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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Automated Refactoring of a U.S. Department of Defense Mainframe to AWS

A multi-company team led by ARRAY delivered for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) a successful modernization of a COBOL-based system running on aged mainframes to a Java-based system running on x86 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). AWS provides the system’s capabilities for reliability, scalability, and this post describes the objectives, approach, solution, lessons, and customer benefits realized from this experience.

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Know Before You Go: VMware Cloud on AWS at VMworld 2018 Europe

VMworld 2018 Europe is November 5-9 in Barcelona, and now is the perfect time to start scheduling your activities. VMworld is the industry’s premier digital infrastructure event, bringing you five days of innovation to accelerate your journey to a software-defined enterprise—from mobile devices to data centers and the cloud. We put together a Know Before You Go Guide that highlights all of the activities happening that are related to VMware Cloud on AWS.

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0 to 60 in 8 hours: Amazon Connect Enterprise Implementation in One Day

At West Monroe Partners, we’re confident that Amazon Connect will scale with us as our organization grows. Amazon Connect’s integration with other AWS services, the responsiveness of AWS Support, and the continued development of new services and integrations by AWS will enable us to evolve with the market. Moreover, the significant cost savings we’re seeing with Amazon Connect allows us to invest in the system to improve interactions for our clients.

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How to Easily Deploy an Amazon EKS Cluster with Pulumi

Pulumi is a cloud-native development platform for describing, deploying, and managing cloud infrastructure across AWS, Kubernetes, and other cloud platforms. Pulumi offers cloud configuration as software, not just via a declarative language like YAML or JSON, but instead using popular programming languages such as JavaScript/TypeScript and Python. You can use Pulumi to easily deploy Amazon EKS, or to deploy your own custom AWS and Kubernetes-based applications and infrastructure.

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Watch Our APN Digital Summit Sessions on YouTube

We recently hosted our first-ever APN Digital Summit with 20 sessions covering seven different AWS service areas. The all-day virtual summit gave APN Partners the chance to dive deep in areas without having to leave their office. We also hosted a virtual GameDay for APN Partners to apply their knowledge of the services covered during the session tracks. On our new APN YouTube channel, you can watch some of our sessions from the APN Digital Summit.

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Introducing Our AWS Competency Ad Campaign: The Next Smart

If you want to be successful in today’s complex IT environment, and remain that way tomorrow and into the future, you need AWS Competency Partners you can team up with. AWS Competency Partners are experts who have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. Guidance from these skilled professionals can lead to better business and bigger results. Teaming up with an AWS Competency Partner is The Next Smart.

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Say Hello to 47 New AWS Competency Partners Added in September

The AWS Competency Program welcomed 47 new APN Partners in September—spanning workload, solution, and industry designations. The AWS Competency Program helps customers identify and choose the world’s top APN Partners that have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. Please join us in welcoming our newest AWS Competency Partners!

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How Spring Venture Group Uses AWS Service Catalog to Launch Amazon ECS Clusters

Spring Venture Group reached out to APN Premier Partner Logicworks to architect and manage their AWS deployment. Their developers were comfortable building and deploying containers in their on-premises environment, but were eager to get greater agility and flexibility on AWS. Running AWS Service Catalog and Amazon ECS has created a reliable, stable deployment pipeline, resulting in hundreds of hours saved for their engineering team each month.

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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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