AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
Introducing AWS Migration and Modernization Competency Partners
Application modernization is an important and growing migration strategy for many businesses. To make it easier for AWS customers to find partners with validated migration and modernization software offerings, we are excited to announce the AWS Migration and Modernization Competency. This designation features AWS Partners that have validated expertise developing and implementing solutions for customers across key areas, including business case analysis and application mobility.
Introducing the AWS Energy Competency Partners
AWS is committed to supporting the global energy industry in safely meeting the energy demands of the world today, while accelerating the industry’s transition to a more balanced and sustainable energy future. The new AWS Energy Competency Program differentiates highly specialized partners who have demonstrated technical expertise and repeat customer success. These AWS Partners enable energy producers to build and operate assets efficiently and safely, while working to transition to a lower carbon world.
Introducing the AWS Graviton Ready Program for Graviton-Enabled Software Products
AWS Graviton processors are custom-built to enable the best price performance for workloads in Amazon EC2. As customers adopt AWS Graviton-based EC2 instances, they need the right software solutions to help integrate, deploy, monitor, and secure their Linux-based and containerized workloads. We are excited to announce the new AWS Graviton Ready Program, part of the AWS Service Ready Program which validates software products built by AWS Partners that integrate with specific services such as AWS Graviton.
AWS Partner Paths: A New Way to Accelerate Engagement with AWS
AWS Partner Paths are a flexible way to engage with AWS, providing a curated journey through partner resources, benefits, and programs while simplifying the engagement model for partners, expanding access to benefits, and providing a more intuitive and streamlined experience. AWS Partner Paths replace technology and consulting partner type models—evolving to an offering type model. Partners can enroll in one or multiple Paths based on their unique customer offerings.
AI for Data Analytics (AIDA) Partner Solutions Will Empower Business Experts with Predictive Analytics
We are excited to introduce AI for data analytics (AIDA) partner solutions which embed predictive analytics into mainstream analytics workspaces. These AI/ML solutions from AWS Partners have interfaces and integrations that help bring predictive analytics into the normal workflow of business experts. AWS AIDA includes partner solutions from Amplitude, Anaplan, Causality Link, Domo, Exasol, InterWorks, Pegasystems, Provectus, Qlik, Snowflake, Tableau, TIBCO, and Workato.
Behind the Scenes: What Makes a SaaS Organization Successful on AWS?
What does it take to build and run a successful SaaS business on AWS? This is a question the AWS SaaS Factory team gets often during our conversations with AWS Partners and customers who are moving to SaaS. While there is no single formula, we have been observing some common patterns and strategies that help organizations maximize SaaS success. In a recent webinar series, AWS SaaS Factory demystified some of the common patterns and strategies with AWS Partners Druva, NetWise, Stripe, Crowdstike, and Snowflake.
Federated Access to AWS Single Sign-On with CyberArk Workforce Identity
AWS Single Sign-On (AWS SSO) is where you create or connect your workforce identities in AWS once and manage access centrally across your AWS Organization. Learn about the new integration with CyberArk Workforce Identity to provide simplified access management and provisioning to AWS. With this integration, you can have a single point of truth for all enterprise identities and enforce consistent management of users, groups, permissions, and access policies while reducing redundancies and errors.
Scaling and Managing TIBCO DataSynapse GridServer on AWS
Financial services customers face new industry regulations that require additional compute capacity up to 10 times to meet their regulatory demands. Learn about new service integrations and functionality that make TIBCO DataSynapse GridServer on AWS a great match to run grid computing workloads. These integrations help customers scale their grid workloads to take advantage of the compute elasticity and flexibility of AWS and GridServer without up-front capital expenditure.
Recognizing the Top 2021 AWS Partner Ambassadors
The APN Ambassador Program is a vibrant worldwide community of technical experts from AWS Partners. They are prominent leaders who are passionate about sharing their AWS technical expertise, authoring blogs and whitepapers, creating and delivering public presentations, and contributing to open source projects. We are proud to recognize some of the top 2021 APN Ambassadors from across the world. Congratulations to all of our awesome APN Ambassadors!
Enabling Security and Compliance in an AWS-Based Big Data Analytics Platform Using Cattle Server Automation and IaC
This post describes a solution created by IBM during the migration of a big data and analytics platform for one of the top 10 banks worldwide. The primary drivers were cost efficiency, business agility, and performance. The “pet to cattle” concept was applied to this solution to transform the legacy high availability disaster recovery solution to a more robust and cost-effective cattle-based solution through the use of AWS-native services.