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Why the U.S. Air Force Chose Telos Corporation for Risk Management and Security Compliance

When the United States Air Force was looking to automate IT risk management and security compliance of NIPRNet and SIPRNet environments across the enterprise, the turned to Xacta 360—a solution from Telos Corporation, an AWS Standard Technology Partner and member of the AWS Public Sector Program. Xacta 360 is a risk management and compliance platform specifically engineered to integrate with many AWS services to speed and streamline the continuous compliance assessment of AWS-based workloads

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Now in General Availability: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Exam

We have updated our AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam to include new services and architectural best practices, including the pillars of the Well-Architected Framework. The new exam validates knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies. We recommend candidates have at least one year of hands-on experience designing available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, scalable, and distributed systems on AWS before taking the exam.

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Say Hello

Say Hello to 12 New AWS Competency Partners Added in January

The AWS Competency Program admitted 12 new APN Partners in January—spanning workload, solution, and industry designations. The AWS Competency Program provides customers with highlighted APN Partners that have demonstrated technical proficiency through an AWS Technical Validation and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. Please join us in welcoming our newest AWS Competency Partners.

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Data Lakes

How to Deploy a Data Lake in Minutes with Cloudwick’s Data Lake Foundation on AWS Quick Start

To gain the insights needed to fuel business growth, organizations need to collect more data and do more with it. That’s where a data lake can help—it’s a repository that holds a large amount of raw data in its native (structured or unstructured) format until that data is needed, enabling you to accommodate virtually any use case. Check out Cloudwick’s Data Lake Foundation on AWS Quick Start, and then drill down a bit deeper into the workings and value of the data catalog.

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AWS Solution Space

New AWS Solution Space Launches with 10 Customer-Ready Solutions

AWS Solution Space allows AWS Competency Partners to showcase customer-ready solutions based on architectures validated by AWS. These are quick, cost effective, repeatable solutions meant to create new business leading to production workloads. Customers can also request AWS support for launching each solution. At launch, we are featuring 10 customer-ready solutions: 5 for Big Data, 3 for Machine Learning, one for Security, and one for End User Computing.

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AWS Lambda

Introducing Splunk AWS Serverless Applications

At AWS re:Invent 2017, we introduced the AWS Serverless Application Repository that enables AWS customers to easily discover, deploy, and publish serverless apps for data processing, stream processing, Internet of Things (IoT) device data telemetry, and more. The Splunk AWS Serverless Applications are available from the AWS Lambda console and allow customers to ingest TBs of data into Splunk. Check out the Splunk serverless apps that are open-sourced to dive deeper, including the underlying AWS SAM template.

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AWS Quick Starts

Enterprise-Wide Data Asset Discovery, Analytics, and Governance on the AWS Cloud

As a leader in enterprise cloud data management, Informatica accelerates AWS data management for data warehouse modernization, data lakes, data migration, and data cataloging. Informatica is an AWS Advanced Technology Partner and holds the AWS Big Data Competency. Informatica’s Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC) Quick Start deploys the artificial intelligence-powered data catalog on the AWS Cloud and enables organizations to discover and catalog assets from data sources across the enterprise.

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AWS Cloud Automation

Innovations in Backup and Restore, AWS Lambda Monitoring, and Natural Language Generation

We see many AWS Partners doing great things and innovating on the AWS Cloud. Veeam is bringing backup technology to the cloud; IOpipe helps you get better insight into your AWS Lambda functions; and Narrative Science uses machine learning to generate auto reports from your big data. These are just a few of the innovations being driven by members of the AWS Partner Network (APN), the global partner program for AWS that is focused on helping you build a successful AWS-based business.

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AWS MSP Program

Updated MSP Partner Program Validation Checklist – Version 3.2

We are excited to share the latest updates to our AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program requirements in version 3.2 of the Validation Checklist. This version reflects our most recent program criteria, with improvements focused on raising the bar for both our MSP Partner and AWS customer experiences. It also reflects feedback from the MSP Partner community and our audit team. Download the updated Validation Checklist today!

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AWS Professional Certification

Featured AWS Training Courses for APN Partners – January 2018

This month, we are highlighting some of the newest Partner Training courses, including training for both business and technical professionals. Browse our digital training catalog at aws.training and get access to 100+ free digital courses. They are generally 10 minutes long and designed to help build foundational knowledge for dozens of AWS services and solutions. Partner Central credentials are required to access these courses.

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