AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Big Updates to Two AWS Training Courses: AWS Technical Essentials and Architecting on AWS

We continuously enhance our technical courses to stay current with the pace of AWS platform updates and incorporate student feedback.  We have made substantial updates to our two most popular foundational training courses, AWS Technical Essentials and Architecting on AWS, to better provide you with actionable knowledge to get started creating solutions with AWS and […]

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Optimizing Enterprise Migrations to AWS: Capgemini Cloud Choice

In late February, Premier APN Consulting Partner Capgemini announced the launch of Capgemini Cloud Choice with Amazon Web Services (AWS), an expanded cloud services collaboration between our two companies. Cloud Choice with AWS is intended to help enterprise customers make the right business decisions as they optimize workload migrations and deployments on AWS. Today, we’d […]

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Automatically Delete Terminated Instances in Chef Server with AWS Lambda and CloudWatch Events

If you’re struggling with cleaning up terminated instances registered with third-party services, you can use a combination of several AWS services to help out. A common example is dealing with the remnants of terminated instances from Auto Scaling groups.  Throughout this post, I’ll talk about how you can use AWS Lambda and Amazon CloudWatch Events […]

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AWS Migration

Amazon VPC for On-Premises Network Engineers – Part 1

Editor’s note: This is the first of a popular two-part series by Nick Matthews. Read Part 2 >> By Nick Matthews, Partner Solutions Architect, CCIE #23560 I relate better to networking when people use words and phrases I know, such as “router on a stick,” “MPLS WAN,” and “VRF,” and then show me a packet […]

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Updated APN Partner Accreditation Courses Available in More Languages

In order to upgrade in the APN, Consulting Partners must hold a certain number of AWS Accreditations – you can learn more about the requirements per tier here. Last fall, we released updated English versions of AWS Business and Technical Professional, our web-based accreditation courses for APN Partners. Today we’re making them available in six […]

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Optimizing SaaS Tenant Workflows and Costs

Designing robust software as a service (SaaS) solutions often requires developers to find new and creative strategies for optimizing their applications. Pouring all your customers into a shared, multi-tenant environment places an even higher premium on identifying opportunities to remove bottlenecks and improve each customer’s experience. The smallest flaw can have a compounding impact that […]

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AWS Professional Services Delivery Best Practices Bootcamp

As we see more and more customers going ‘all in’ on AWS, it’s critically important to us that our APN Partners have the ability to deliver high-quality professional services. Our new AWS Professional Services Delivery Best Practices Bootcamp is designed to help APN Partners develop professional services competencies at their firms. In this intensive three-day […]

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AWS Marketplace Announces New AWS Marketplace Metering Service For 3rd Party Sellers

Kamlesh Talreja is the Director of Engineering for AWS Marketplace.  Do you sell on AWS Marketplace? If so, you’re likely familiar with the benefits your customers get from AWS Marketplace, including pay-as-you-go pricing and simple deployment options. AWS Marketplace is our fast growing online store that helps customers discover, buy, and deploy software that runs […]

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