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Automated Refactoring of a New York Times Mainframe to AWS with Modern Systems

The New York Times had a critical business workload running on a mainframe as the core IT system supporting the daily Home Delivery Platform of its newspaper. They collaborated with APN Partner Modern Systems to successfully transform their legacy COBOL-based application into a modern Java-based application, which today runs on AWS. This post describes the project, including the automated refactoring process and AWS architecture, as well as key lessons learned, business outcomes, and future technology plans.

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Delivering Data Insights to Everyone with Amazon QuickSight Service Delivery Partners

Amazon QuickSight is a fully managed, cloud-powered business intelligence service that makes it easy to deliver insights to everyone in your organization. AWS Service Delivery Partners help companies use Amazon QuickSight data to improve the decision-making process. These top APN Partners guide customers through their data discovery, and then design, build, and deliver an integrated Amazon QuickSight environment that connects to data sources, derives key insights, and drives interactive reporting.

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How to Analyze and Action Device Data Using AWS IoT and Splunk

Splunk software collects, analyzes, and visualizes real-time and historical machine data from any source, enabling you to improve operations, ensure safety and compliance, perform predictive maintenance, and better manage the uptime and availability of industrial assets. Learn how to collect data from Internet of Things (IoT) devices using AWS IoT services and ingest that data into Splunk for meaningful and action-oriented analytics using Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose.

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Simplifying Hybrid Cloud Management Using AWS Systems Manager Run Command

AWS Systems Manager simplifies hybrid cloud management and is a valuable resource for quickly accessing operational insights and taking action in both AWS and on-premises environments. Learn how APN Premier Consulting Partner Onica leverages AWS Systems Manager for, and explore how you organizations can utilize Systems Manager to simplify hybrid environment operations, enabling you to significantly reduce operational overhead and manual procedures.

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APN Award Winners

Announcing Our Regional 2019 APN Partners of the Year

Each year, we honor APN Partners who are leaders in the channel and play key roles in helping customers drive innovation and build solutions on AWS. Announced during our annual AWS Partner Summits, APN Partner Awards recognize a wide range of born-in-the-cloud and traditional APN Consulting and Technology Partners whose business models have embraced specialization and collaboration. Please join us in congratulating these leading APN Partners for their 2018-2019 success!

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Storing and Sharing Files with Amazon FSx in a VMware Cloud on AWS Environment

One advantage of VMware Cloud on AWS is being able to leverage native AWS services and integrating them back into your software defined data center (SDDC). Amazon FSx automates administration tasks such as hardware provisioning, software configuration, patching, and backups. This post describes how you can take advantage of Amazon FSx in your SDDC. We’ll deploy a fully managed, shared Windows file system with Amazon FSx for Windows File Server and mount it to virtual machines running in your SDDC.

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Epsagon_AWS Solutions

Troubleshooting, Monitoring, and Cost Tracking for Serverless Applications

Serverless applications are becoming more and more popular as organizations seek to increase developer velocity, shorten time-to-market, and reduce infrastructure costs. Epsagon offers a holistic approach to monitoring and troubleshooting serverless applications. By leveraging distributed tracing and automated alerting, AWS Lambda users can get an auto-discovery view of their entire architecture, with a minimal setup effort and no code changes.

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Building a Cloud-Based Contact Center with Amazon Connect Service Delivery Partners

Amazon Connect is a self-service, cloud-based contact center service that makes it easy for any business to deliver better customer service at lower cost. It’s based on the same contact center technology used by 70,000 Amazon customer service associates around the world to power millions of customer conversations. Amazon Connect Service Delivery Partners can help you identify business objectives and design contact center solutions that are optimized for cost, reliability, security, performance, and scalability.

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Say Hello to 34 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in April

We are excited to highlight 34 APN Partners that received new designations in April 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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Automating AWS Migration and Reducing Issues with CloudEndure Scripts

Many AWS customers use tools like CloudEndure to migrate their on-premises servers to AWS. In this post, we’ll show you how to automate AWS migration with CloudEndure, and provide you with an automation script. With this script and YAML configuration file, you can manage the AWS migration as code, relaunch your machines in just a few minutes, and avoid a lot of potential mistakes during the cutover process.

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