AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

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New AWS Co-Branding Guide Provides Best Practices for Joint Marketing with AWS

Exclusively for members of the APN, we have created the inaugural version of the AWS Co-Branding Guide. These guidelines detail how AWS brand marks should be used in co-branded assets, such as web banners and social media posts, as well as the different ways APN Partners can co-brand with AWS, all while maintaining your own brand voice. This guide is a must-read for APN Partners interested in growing their relationship with AWS customers.

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Enable Your Workers and Protect Sensitive Data with Solutions from AWS End User Computing Competency Partners

AWS End User Computing (EUC) Competency Partners provide services and offerings that help customers with strategy, professional services, managing infrastructure, repeatable intellectual property, and optimization of EUC technologies on AWS, such as Amazon WorkSpaces, Amazon AppStream 2.0, Amazon WorkDocs, and Amazon WorkLink. When you deploy EUC solutions on AWS, you can maintain security over your data, improve user productivity, simplify IT operations, and enable builders to be more innovative.

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Using AWS PrivateLink Integrations to Access SaaS Solutions from APN Partners

There are AWS PrivateLink-enabled SaaS offerings from APN Partners for everything from managed databases to analytics tools and fraud detection APIs. By integrating with AWS PrivateLink, these offerings make it easy to consume fully-managed services while still maintaining a private network configuration that used to require you to host applications yourself. To help you find SaaS products like these, we are excited to feature solutions from APN SaaS Partners who fully support AWS PrivateLink access to their applications.

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How to Manage Your Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) Data in APN Partner Central

On April 1, 2019, we announced updates to the overall APN program that included new benefits for APN Partners, such as prescriptive funding based on your current tier and program attainment, and updated APN tier requirements. The APN Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) Program is one of the new requirements we added for 2019. Learn what’s new with the APN CSAT program, how to access your unique customer review form URL, and how to see your CSAT data available in APN Partner Central.

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Running Applications on Amazon EKS Using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Spotinst Ocean

While implementing a microservices architecture, Kubernetes can be a powerful tool to manage containers. However, if you are just starting out in the Kubernetes ecosystem, it can be hard to get a hang of. This post helps you get started with Amazon EKS to set up a production-ready Kubernetes cluster, and introduces Spotinst Ocean to help manage Amazon EKS clusters and reduce costs by provisioning clusters on Amazon EC2 Spot instances.

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Celebrate Your APN Partner Status and Gain Credibility with AWS Customers with an APN Branded Plaque

Be amongst the first businesses in the AWS Partner Network (APN) to receive a branded APN Partner Plaque showcasing your company name and APN Partner status. To receive the APN Partner Plaque, your company must meet the new APN tier requirements at your current tier, or upgrade to the next APN tier prior to August 31, 2019. If you are a registered APN member, you can earn the plaque by becoming an official APN Partner—that is, Consulting and Technology Partners at the Select tier or higher.

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Say Hello to 43 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in June

We are excited to highlight 43 APN Partners that received new designations in May 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.

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Migrating Containerized Applications to Amazon EKS in Minutes Using XebiaLabs Blueprints

Amazon EKS provides a Kubernetes management infrastructure across Availability Zones so you don’t have to manage a control plane or replace unhealthy control plane nodes. AWS Competency Partner XebiaLabs supports infrastructure provisioning and application deployment for many of the most popular AWS services, including Amazon EKS. They recently introduced a feature called DevOps as Code, which makes it even easier to migrate applications to Amazon EKS infrastructure.

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Increasing Savings and Mitigating Risks with Amazon EC2 Convertible Reserved Instances

When managing AWS spending, you want to mitigate risks and costs wherever possible. One way to do this is to increase your coverage of Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances, which can result in significant discounts and increased savings. However, constantly improving technology and the evolving needs of your company can render your committed Reserved Instances obsolete. Cloudwiry’s cost management platform specializes in this cost-recovery practice by optimizing Reserved Instance coverage for ROI.

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Demystifying Legacy Migration Options to the AWS Cloud

Many companies or institutions still possess legacy non-x86 systems in their datacenters: mainframe, midrange, or UNIX proprietary systems. Migrating these workloads across hardware architectures to the AWS Cloud requires advanced software technology. Short-term migration approaches mainly use hardware emulation, middleware emulation, automated refactoring, or middleware replatforming. This post highlights short-term migration options, their key technical differences, as well as their differentiated benefits.

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