AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
With AWS Direct Connect, the internet is bypassed entirely and customers get physical dedicated connectivity to AWS, allowing for a more consistent, predictable performance. Many customers rely on Direct Connect Partners to get access to Direct Connect connections so they can connect to AWS. These trusted AWS Partners have passed a technical validation for following AWS service best practices, and have proven success delivering AWS services like Direct Connect to customers.
PGS Software’s deep relationship with AWS includes the APN Navigate program, which they are leveraging to further the organization’s ability to differentiate and meet customer needs. With prescriptive guidance from trusted AWS experts, APN Navigate provides a step-by-step path to help organizations build, market, sell, and specialize as an APN Partner. You’ll develop core GTM assets and prepare for APN Program designations that highlight your expertise.
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.
Many organizations prefer to connect to SaaS or managed services over a VPN. If you are an independent software vendor that has to periodically change your network configuration, these customer VPNs present a challenge. The solutions detailed in this post describe different approaches to isolating virtual private clouds that host applications and services from an enterprise network. You can use these strategies to add more services to your customers with no changes to customer network configurations, avoiding delays.
Connected devices require a complex combination of hardware, operating systems, and software to connect to the cloud. To simplify this development for customers, AWS works with Independent Hardware Vendors (IHV) that can integrate AWS IoT services. In this post, we explore three qualified AWS IoT Edge Software offerings, and dive deep on how these IHVs solve business use cases while enabling customers to use these software frameworks to connect to AWS IoT services.
With increases in remote working conditions over the past few months, AWS has been developing virtual training to help you better understand the APN programs and latest AWS offerings and best practices. PartnerCast is a free, weekly webinar series for AWS Partners designed to help you continue your cloud education. Course material is for individuals in both business and technical roles, and offers content pertaining to all phases of an organization’s cloud maturity.
AWS Competency Partners are uniquely positioned to help companies achieve key business objectives by leveraging the depth and breadth of AWS products and services. Validating organizations for their deep expertise and proven customer success, Competencies highlight APN Partners that can help customers take full advantage of the AWS platform. At AWS re:Invent 2019, we met up with APN Partners and asked them about their experience with the AWS Competency Program. Here’s what they had to say!
DroneAnalytics offers hardware and software solutions for drones and connected objects. The consulting services from Swisscom, based on the AWS Well-Architected Framework, enabled them to more properly monitor their consumption of AWS services. By leveraging Well-Architected best practices and working with Swisscom, DroneAnalytics saved 60 percent on their AWS spend, whilst maintaining the same or better levels of operational efficiency, reliability, and performance.
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.
Effective and economical use of data is critical to your success. As data volumes increase exponentially, managing and extracting value from data becomes increasingly difficult. By adopting best practices that Onica has developed over years of using Amazon Redshift, you can improve the performance of your AWS data warehouse implementation. Onica has completed multiple projects ranging from assessing the current state of an Amazon Redshift cluster to helping tune, optimize, and deploy new clusters.