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Say Hello to 86 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in May

We are excited to highlight 86 APN Partners that received new designations in April for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready 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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Live Patching Linux Without Downtime on AWS Graviton2-Based Instances

Keeping your Linux system up to date with the latest operating system and application software patches is one of the most effective ways to strengthen system security. Enterprises sometimes neglect to install the latest security updates because most kernel upgrades and security patches require a system reboot, which means downtime and waiting for reboot cycles. KernelCare from CloudLinux can live patch Amazon EC2 instances based on AWS Graviton2 Arm64 processors.

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How the AWS Service Delivery Program Helps APN Partners Connect with Customers

To achieve the AWS Service Delivery designation, APN Partners must pass a rigorous technical validation by AWS Solutions Architects. Customers can be confident that in choosing an AWS Service Delivery Partner, they are working with an APN Consulting Partner that follows AWS best practices and has proven success delivering specific AWS services. At AWS re:Invent 2019, we met up with APN Partners and asked them about their experience with the AWS Service Delivery Program. Here’s what they had to say!

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Optimizing Supply Chains Through Intelligent Revenue and Supply Chain (IRAS) Management

Fragmented supply-chain management systems can impair an enterprise’s ability to make informed, timely decisions. Accenture’s Intelligent Revenue and Supply Chain (IRAS) platform integrates insights generated by machine learning models into an enterprise’s technical and business ecosystems. This post explains how Accenture’s IRAS solution is architected, how it can coexist with other ML forecasting models or statistical packages, and how you can consume its insights in an integrated way.

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How to Deploy a Rapid7 InsightVM Scan Engine for AWS Graviton2-Based EC2 Instances

With the recent launch of Amazon EC2 M6g instances, the new instances powered by AWS Graviton2 Arm-based processors deliver up to 40 percent better price and performance over the x86-based current generation M5 instances. At Rapid7, an AWS Security Competency Partner, thousands of customers use InsightVM scan engine to assess their EC2 instances for vulnerabilities. Learn how to deploy the InsightVM scan engine in an AWS Graviton2-based environment.

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Training Multiple Machine Learning Models Simultaneously Using Spark and Apache Arrow

Spark is a distributed computing framework that added new features like Pandas UDF by using PyArrow. You can leverage Spark for distributed and advanced machine learning model lifecycle capabilities to build massive-scale products with a bunch of models in production. Learn how Perion Network implemented a model lifecycle capability to distribute the training and testing stages with few lines of PySpark code. This capability improved the performance and accuracy of Perion’s ML models.

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AWS Single Sign-On Service Integration Guide for CloudHealth

AWS Single Sign-On makes it easy for end users to sign into the AWS Console and access applications with a single set of credentials. Until now, customers had to sign in to the AWS Console to work with AWS resources, and they had to sign in separately to CloudHealth to analyze and manage their computing environment or the resources in their environment. Learn how to connect CloudHealth with AWS SSO using SAML 2.0, so your users have a single experience to access both the AWS Console and CloudHealth.

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Intelligent Call Routing Using Amazon Fraud Detector and Amazon Connect

Amazon Fraud Detector is a fully managed service that makes it easy to identify potentially fraudulent online activities, such as online payment fraud and the creation of fake accounts. Learn how APN Premier Consulting Partner TCS has been integrating Amazon Fraud Detector to detect spam calls and route them efficiently using Amazon Connect. Used together, these AWS services can distinguish your genuine customers from spam or fraudulent callers.

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How Belle Fleur Uses APN Navigate to Differentiate its Business and Earn Trust with Customers

Belle Fleur helps customers take control of their digital destiny and deliver on the attributes of a digital business. But how did this cloud-native company focusing on data science, analytics, and AI solutions build their AWS practice and grow to become such a trusted APN Partner? Learn how Belle Fleur is leveraging the APN Navigate program to accelerate customers to market through a variety of AWS services and solutions.

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How to Orchestrate and Test Recovery Scenarios with N2WS

N2W Software (N2WS) offers backup and disaster recovery for anyone using AWS. It protects your environment against the inevitable by coping backups across AWS regions or AWS accounts—with the ability to easily restore when needed. Version 3.0 of N2WS Backup and Recovery includes a new feature known as Recovery Scenarios. It allows you to define different sequences of recovery for your protected AWS resources, and test them with a Dry Run.

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