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AWS MSP Program

3 Things You Need to Shape Your Teams into a Next-Generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP)

In the AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program, many of our next-generation MSPs deliver hands-on, proactive, and consultant-level support that educates and enables customers’ cloud adoption journey on the AWS platform. It sounds easy enough to build a team and staff it with awesome people who can build, market, and support your managed services offering. But this actually is where things get tricky. Let’s look at three pillars to building great teams in your MSP practice.

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How 2nd Watch Built a Born-in-the-Cloud AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Practice

Making the customer’s life easier has always been 2nd Watch’s top priority. As one of the first APN Consulting Partners, they chose to focus exclusively on the cloud and have been helping enterprises across the globe take advantage of cloud computing since its founding. Today, 2nd Watch is an APN Premier Consulting Partner and member of the AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program. They are focused on providing value to customers throughout the full customer lifecycle on AWS.

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Say Hello to 77 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in March

We are excited to highlight 77 APN Partners that received new designations in March 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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AWS Partner Network

5 Things You May Not Know About Your Market Development Funds (MDF) Benefits

The Market Development Funds (MDF) program is designed to help APN Partners drive demand generation and go-to-market activities. We strive to help APN Partners generate revenue by building awareness and pipeline for products, services, and solutions. Typical co-funded activity types include case studies, webinars, online or email marketing, or events like CIO roundtables. APN Partners can access MDF benefits today by logging in to APN Partner Central and navigating to the Acceleration Program page.

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Using AWS Serverless Technology as an Enabler for Cloud Adoption

When a national UK retailer undertook the challenge of replacing their e-commerce platform, the challenge was not inconsiderable. A heavily-customized WebSphere implementation had been the backbone of the organization for many years and was integrated throughout the business. Learn how BJSS leveraged the AWS Serverless Platform and an innovative delivery approach to deliver success for the customer.

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Heimdall Data_AWS Solutions

How Heimdall’s Database Proxy Improves Website Response Times with No Code Changes

Questis, a configurable technology platform for financial intermediaries, realized their backend infrastructure required additional development to improve performance, provide high-availability, and rapidly scale to meet the needs of Questis customers accessing the platform. Learn why they chose to team up with Heimdall Data, an AWS Competency Partner that offers a transparent database proxy and gives developers SQL visibility and control to improve backend performance and scalability.

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How Accelerating Data Preparation with Trifacta for Amazon Redshift Drives More Value from Analytics

Onboarding data for operational analytics requires agility in taking disparate sources of data in varying formats and schemas, and then blending, cleaning, and restructuring that data for analysis. For many data analysts and data scientists, the majority of their work is tied up in this data preparation and cleaning process. Trifacta enables a diverse set of users with varying skill sets to quickly onboard new customer data by providing a unique user experience driven by visualizations and intelligent guidance—not code.

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AWS Certification Teams Up with Pearson VUE to Make Testing Even More Convenient Across the World

AWS Certification has tripled its testing locations and is bringing the benefits of this recognized credential to more AWS customers and APN Partners globally. We are excited to announce that Pearson VUE will deliver AWS Certification exams through its extensive network of more than 5,000 testing centers in 180 countries worldwide. Now, you have even more choices and flexibility to distinguish your expertise. AWS Certifications builds credibility and confidence by validating individuals’ cloud expertise.

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Accelerating Enterprise Application Migration to AWS Using Dynatrace

Dynatrace is an AWS migration partner and provides an artificial intelligence-powered platform which delivers full-stack, automated monitoring that goes beyond collecting data. It can help you address challenges in operations, DevOps, cloud migration, and customer experience. In this post, we focus on how Dynatrace shaped their cloud migration and autonomous cloud operations capabilities through their own migration journey from legacy on-premises enterprise application to cloud-native services running on AWS.

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All-in-One Data Management Platform Gives SaaS Companies a 360-Degree View of Their Customers

AgriWebb is a fast-growing startup based in Australia that chose Panoply to quickly set up a data stack and help them get a 360-degree view of the customer journey. Panoply’s data management platform is built on AWS and eliminates the development and coding typically associated with transforming, integrating, and managing big data. With Panoply, AgriWebb was able to revolutionize their understanding of customer behavior and their marketing funnel.

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