AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
AWS Solution Space allows top APN Partners to display customer-ready solutions that are quick, cost effective, and repeatable. Each solution is based on architectures validated by AWS and are meant to create new business opportunities for both APN Partners and AWS customers, leading to increased production workloads on AWS. Solution Space has recently expanded with new joint solutions for Networking and VMware Cloud on AWS.
File sync and share platforms allow companies to share files within their organization, beyond the boundaries of their own datacenter. AWS is an ideal location for these types of workloads. File sync and share solutions from APN Partners use AWS services as building blocks to provide unique offerings to customers. With a few easy steps, you can deploy CTERA and start sharing files between many different clients and platforms.
Amazon FSx for Windows File Server delivers that experience for Windows file shares. Launched at AWS re:Invent 2018, FSx provides a fully managed native Microsoft Windows file system that makes it easy to set up a highly scalable and available Windows file share. APN Partners can help you quickly and easily move Windows-based applications that require file storage to AWS, eliminating the typical administration overhead of managing Windows file servers.
It’s easy for vendors to get caught up in the needs of their customers that they forget to tend to their own needs. When CloudCheckr was a young startup, we admittedly had to make a deliberate effort to focus on leveraging all our platform has to offer. The results were as significant for CloudCheckr as they were for our clients. Identifying a Cloud Management Platform that’s available as a SaaS enables you to get started immediately with no overhead and nothing to install, including no agents.
Cognizant recognized the need to give customers in the insurance industry the ability to industrialize innovation with a platform allowing them to test ideas, innovate, fail fast, and reduce time-to-market. With this vision in mind, they set out to build InCatalyst, an insurance innovation platform. This post provides a detailed overview of InCatalyst, how it’s architected and implemented on AWS, and explore the benefits realized by InCatalyst after moving the platform to the AWS Cloud.
At AWS, we are continually innovating with new services and solutions. That’s why we’re excited to announce several new offerings from AWS Training and Certification to help APN Partners build new cloud skills and learn about the latest AWS services. Learn more about our machine learning courses and beta exam, as well as training for new AWS services launched at re:Invent. We also have 100s of free digital training courses available, and digital Exam Readiness courses to help you prepare.
Amazon EC2 Spot Instances are one of the best ways to dramatically cut EC2 costs on AWS. With the new pricing model, there has never been a better time to start leveraging Spot Instances, and Spotinst’s DevOps Automation Platform helps businesses reduce operational overhead with automation and cut costs by reliably leveraging Spot Instances. In this post, we share a few stories from Spotinst customers outlining how they maximized infrastructure efficiency at minimum cost.
We are thrilled to be in Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent 2018 and our annual Global Partner Summit. This year’s event provides APN Partners with opportunities to connect, collaborate, and discover. Keep reading this blog post throughout the week as we share on-the-ground updates, details of APN program launches, and things to check out from re:Invent, including the GPS keynote, breakout sessions, program launches, and more.
The annual Global Partner Summit was held November 26-30 at AWS re:Invent 2018, and we are excited to introduce key initiatives and program launches. Announcements include APN Tier changes and updates to the overall APN benefits structure, as well as new programs like the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program, AWS IoT Service Delivery designations, the AWS Container Competency, and AWS Device Qualification Program.
We announced at AWS re:Invent 2018 updates to the overall APN program that will further recognize and support the growth, investment, and innovation of our evolving APN Partner community, and better align APN Partners to more structured program benefits. These changes include renaming the Standard Tier to Select Tier and updating APN requirements to measure each APN Partner’s knowledge, experience, and customer success.