AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
How Accelerating Data Preparation with Trifacta for Amazon Redshift Drives More Value from Analytics
Onboarding data for operational analytics requires agility in taking disparate sources of data in varying formats and schemas, and then blending, cleaning, and restructuring that data for analysis. For many data analysts and data scientists, the majority of their work is tied up in this data preparation and cleaning process. Trifacta enables a diverse set of users with varying skill sets to quickly onboard new customer data by providing a unique user experience driven by visualizations and intelligent guidance—not code.
AWS Certification Teams Up with Pearson VUE to Make Testing Even More Convenient Across the World
AWS Certification has tripled its testing locations and is bringing the benefits of this recognized credential to more AWS customers and APN Partners globally. We are excited to announce that Pearson VUE will deliver AWS Certification exams through its extensive network of more than 5,000 testing centers in 180 countries worldwide. Now, you have even more choices and flexibility to distinguish your expertise. AWS Certifications builds credibility and confidence by validating individuals’ cloud expertise.
Accelerating Enterprise Application Migration to AWS Using Dynatrace
Dynatrace is an AWS migration partner and provides an artificial intelligence-powered platform which delivers full-stack, automated monitoring that goes beyond collecting data. It can help you address challenges in operations, DevOps, cloud migration, and customer experience. In this post, we focus on how Dynatrace shaped their cloud migration and autonomous cloud operations capabilities through their own migration journey from legacy on-premises enterprise application to cloud-native services running on AWS.
All-in-One Data Management Platform Gives SaaS Companies a 360-Degree View of Their Customers
AgriWebb is a fast-growing startup based in Australia that chose Panoply to quickly set up a data stack and help them get a 360-degree view of the customer journey. Panoply’s data management platform is built on AWS and eliminates the development and coding typically associated with transforming, integrating, and managing big data. With Panoply, AgriWebb was able to revolutionize their understanding of customer behavior and their marketing funnel.
New Validation Checklists Clarify AWS Competency Requirements for APN Technology Partners
To receive the AWS Competency designation, APN Partners must undergo rigorous technical validation related to industry-specific technology, as well as an assessment of the security, performance, and reliability of their AWS solutions. This validation gives customers complete confidence in choosing APN Partners to team up with. To help APN Technology Partners better understand this process and our validation requirements, we are releasing new versions of the AWS Competency Validation Checklists.
How Arq Group Transformed Their Business to Become a Next-Generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP)
After joining the AWS Partner Network (APN), Arq Group quickly grew their business on AWS and became an APN Premier Consulting Partner and member of the AWS MSP Partner Program, which recognizes leading APN Partners that are highly skilled at providing full lifecycle solutions to customers. Next-generation AWS MSP Partners like Arq Group help enterprises invent tomorrow, solve business problems, and support initiatives by driving key outcomes.
APN Tier Changes: What’s New and What’s Different in 2019?
At AWS re:Invent 2018, the AWS Partner Network (APN) announced updates to the overall APN program. This includes updated APN Tier requirements and benefits for APN Partners, such as prescriptive funding based on current tier and program attainment. As of April 1, 2019, the new APN Tier requirements are in effect. Want to know what’s changing? Read on to see what requirements are new this year, and what remains the same. You can also learn more about how APN Partners can prepare for these changes.
Enabling Digital Transformation with Secure Team Collaboration from Symphony
Symphony was built by a consortium of 15 leading global financial institutions to solve the critical issue of how to collaborate while remaining secure and compliant. This initial goal has lead Symphony to develop a platform that’s changing the way companies do business in critical industries like financial services. Its open APIs, integrations, bots, and workflows are helping to create a more democratic ecosystem for innovation, within and beyond financial services.
Make the Most of Your AWS Partner Network (APN) Benefits
As organizations in the AWS Partner Network (APN) prepare for new program requirements and tier changes, we wanted to remind you of the many benefits available to you as an APN Partner at the Select, Advanced, or Premier tier levels. This includes new benefits you’ve had access to since January 1, 2019, including funding options and promotional credits. If you have questions, please connect with your partner development representative.
New to the AWS Cloud? Amazon Lightsail Can Help
With Amazon Lightsail, we set out to help those who are just getting started in the cloud. Whether you’re trying to build simple workloads or quick deployments, Lightsail offers everything you need to jumpstart your project on AWS. Linux Academy has launched the first comprehensive, lab-based Lightsail training developed by an APN Partner. Linux Academy provides self-paced courses, hand-on server labs, personal access to expert instructors, and an ever-growing learning library.