AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
Working with an AWS Distribution Partner Helps APN Partners Build a Successful Business
APN Partners often need support and guidance on go-to-market strategies, changes in financial models, and other areas that can differentiate their business. APN Consulting Partners such as systems integrators, MSPs, and value-added resellers can leverage an AWS Distributor to resell AWS services to end customers as part of a solution. AWS Distributors are validated members of the APN that offer innovative operations or billing support to fellow APN Partners
How Oil & Gas is Solving Technological Limitations of Complex Reservoir Simulation with CMG and AWS
Oil and gas companies are looking beyond “easy oil” to unlock resources from more complex reservoirs. To solve this growing challenge, organizations are turning to AWS to maximize computational capacities. Computer Modelling Group Ltd. (CMG) is an APN Technology Partner whose revolutionary cloud solution provides engineers with faster simulation runs, giving them time to focus on reservoir and project analysis.
How to Improve Customer Performance with an Amazon EC2 Instance Upgrade
When customers who had invested in high availability infrastructure began looking for even faster speed and response times, WP Engine upgraded their Amazon EC2 instances from fourth-generation M4 and C4 instances to the most recent M5 and C5 instances. In doing so, WP Engine replaced thousands of traffic-serving instances, significantly reducing network latency. Learn how WP Engine automated the M5 and C5 instance upgrade process to get the most of the company’s AWS environment.
Building a Data Lake Foundation for Salesforce in AWS
Data is one of the most important assets FinancialForce customers have, and business applications in particular hold an enormous amount of vital data. Tapping into this can mean the difference between a well-run and world-class business. FinancialForce provides solutions on top of the Salesforce platform for core business functionalities, such as financial management and professional services automation. Learn how FinancialForce unlocks the potential of data by integrating between AWS and Salesforce.
Transforming Smart Buildings and Facilities with Cognizant Connected Places on AWS
In today’s increasingly digital world, the nature and function of buildings is constantly changing. Facility managers face increasing pressure to adapt to an ever-evolving workplace and regulatory requirements while improving customer comforts and reducing operating costs. Learn about Cognizant’s smart building solution and why this APN Premier Consulting Partner chose AWS for hosting its application, as well as how AWS helps Cognizant fulfill commitments to customers.
3 Things You Need to Shape Your Teams into a Next-Generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP)
In the AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program, many of our next-generation MSPs deliver hands-on, proactive, and consultant-level support that educates and enables customers’ cloud adoption journey on the AWS platform. It sounds easy enough to build a team and staff it with awesome people who can build, market, and support your managed services offering. But this actually is where things get tricky. Let’s look at three pillars to building great teams in your MSP practice.
How 2nd Watch Built a Born-in-the-Cloud AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Practice
Making the customer’s life easier has always been 2nd Watch’s top priority. As one of the first APN Consulting Partners, they chose to focus exclusively on the cloud and have been helping enterprises across the globe take advantage of cloud computing since its founding. Today, 2nd Watch is an APN Premier Consulting Partner and member of the AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program. They are focused on providing value to customers throughout the full customer lifecycle on AWS.
Say Hello to 77 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in March
We are excited to highlight 77 APN Partners that received new designations in March 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.
Using AWS Serverless Technology as an Enabler for Cloud Adoption
When a national UK retailer undertook the challenge of replacing their e-commerce platform, the challenge was not inconsiderable. A heavily-customized WebSphere implementation had been the backbone of the organization for many years and was integrated throughout the business. Learn how BJSS leveraged the AWS Serverless Platform and an innovative delivery approach to deliver success for the customer.
How Heimdall’s Database Proxy Improves Website Response Times with No Code Changes
Questis, a configurable technology platform for financial intermediaries, realized their backend infrastructure required additional development to improve performance, provide high-availability, and rapidly scale to meet the needs of Questis customers accessing the platform. Learn why they chose to team up with Heimdall Data, an AWS Competency Partner that offers a transparent database proxy and gives developers SQL visibility and control to improve backend performance and scalability.