AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
How to Build and Deploy a Contact Tracing Solution with AWS IoT Core and SafeTrack Lite
As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, institutions are working tirelessly to ensure they are prepared. Contact tracing is a complex problem to solve, and CareBand’s SafeTrack is a solution. This post covers how to get started partnering with CareBand’s technology and building a solution using AWS that collects data from SafeTrack wearables and integrates that with AWS IoT. The solution will generate a report of all the individuals who have been exposed to a detected case of COVID-19.
How Rackspace Uses CloudEndure to Accelerate Workloads Migration to AWS
The size and complexity of an initial migration can be complicated for many enterprises. Learn how to migrate (lift and shift) multiple workloads at speed using CloudEndure Migration, and how Rackspace can help guide this migration. Rackspace has created reusable design artifacts together with automation to describe and deploy a collection of AWS services capable of hosting CloudEndure Migration. This solution provides full IP connectivity between your data center and AWS.
The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2020
From SaaS to ISVs, here’s a look at the most popular APN Blog posts in 2020. Our goal with this blog is to share timely and relevant news, technical solutions, partner success stories, and more from Amazon Web Services and the AWS Partner Network (APN) specifically. The APN is the global partner program for AWS and helps tens of thousands of organizations across the world build, market, and sell their AWS-based offerings.
Find an AWS Partner Through Our Refreshed Discovery Experience
AWS customers regularly use the “Find an AWS Partner” tool to discover organizations that can help them design, migrate, manage, and optimize workloads on Amazon Web Services. With a refreshed discovery experience, it’s even easier to find AWS Partners with validated qualifications for a variety of use cases. The new experience is also available in Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Spanish, and customers can search for AWS Partners by industry, use case, services, and solution offerings.
Amazon Redshift Benchmarking: Comparison of RA3 vs. DS2 Instance Types
Follow along as Agilisium provides an early look at Amazon Redshift’s ra3.4xlarge instance type (RA3). This post details the result of various tests comparing the performance and cost for the RA3 and DS2 instance types. It will help AWS customers make an informed decision on choosing the instance type best suited to their data storage and compute needs. As a result of choosing the appropriate instance, your applications can perform better while also optimizing costs.
Loading SaaS Application Data into Snowflake Using Amazon AppFlow and AWS PrivateLink
Customers often need to rely on third-party solutions to extract and transform data from sources such as Slack and Zendesk. Some vendors, however, do not support all of the sources and rely on multiple products to perform ETL and persist data into Snowflake. This post details how Amazon AppFlow simplifies the data transfer process, and how customers can use AWS PrivateLink for transmitting data over AWS rather than via the public internet.
Ridgeline Leverages AWS SaaS Factory to Launch Enterprise Platform for Investment Managers
The AWS SaaS Factory team had the chance to work with Ridgeline, a privately funded fintech startup determined to modernize investment management software, and help build their purpose-built enterprise platform on AWS. We speak with Chris Petrunik, Director of Engineering at Ridgeline, to learn how their platform works and what advice they have for other businesses building SaaS solutions on AWS.
New AWS Partner Program Launches and Updates Announced at re:Invent 2020
We hope you enjoyed all of the educational content and big announcements at AWS re:Invent 2020! If you missed anything or just want to recap, we have rounded up the most relevant launches, program updates, and educational content available for AWS Partners. This post showcases the new programs that AWS Partners can take advantage of today, including AWS ISV Accelerate, SaaS Boost, and several new AWS Competency designations.
Approaching Least Privilege – IAM Policies with Usage-Based Analytics
AWS customers are increasingly searching for new ways to manage access in a scalable way that maintains the benefits of an agile DevOps delivery model. However, the traditional and highly-manual processes for assessing and certifying access quickly demonstrates they cannot keep up with the speed of DevOps changes. Learn how PwC designs and implements baseline IAM roles for customers while leveraging usage-based analytics to identify overprivileged roles.
The Journey to AWS MSP: An Auditor’s Advice for Partners
One of the top requests we hear from our AWS MSP Partners is to learn more about the audit process and how to successfully prepare for it. In the first of a two-part APN Blog series, we invited Chang Leong, Global Head of Auditing at ISSI, our third-party auditing firm, to help us understand the audit journey from preparation and execution to practice evolution. The AWS MSP audit is a high bar to meet, so successful partners start preparing well ahead of the audit.