AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

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Re-Hosting Mainframe Applications to AWS with NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services provides a mainframe re-host solution that minimizes application code change while benefiting from the agility AWS offers. NTT DATA’s re-hosting reference architecture, migration best practices, and extensive technology feature set streamline mainframe migrations to AWS. NTT DATA is an APN Advanced Consulting Partner that helps clients navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions, and outcomes that matter most to their objectives.

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New Alexa Flash Briefing Skill Available for APN Partners

We are excited to announce a new Alexa Flash Briefing Skill for APN Partners. Adding this Alexa Flash Briefing Skill to your Alexa app lets you easily access weekly news, APN Blog posts, and event announcements for APN Partners. It’s a great way to stay up-to-date with the APN. Be sure to check in regularly for new updates and announcements for APN Partners. You can also create your own Alexa Flash Briefing Skills in the Amazon developer console.

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Validation Checklists Clarify Requirements for the AWS Service Delivery Program

As part of the onboarding process when joining the AWS Service Delivery Program, APN Partners must go through a technical audit of their experience delivering AWS services to end customers. This audit is conducted by internal technical experts who validate the APN Partner’s knowledge and capabilities for a specific AWS service. To help APN Partners better understand this process, we are introducing Validation Checklists that provide visibility into the criteria we use during an organization’s technical validation.

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How APN Premier Partner Infosys Uses AWS to Provide a Boundaryless Architecture Solution

In an era where always-on connectivity, IoT, and unstructured data in the public domain are the new normal, the ability of companies to compete and differentiate rests on their ability to leverage data and analytics. In this post, we explore how Infosys is leveraging AWS to provide clients with a solution based on Boundaryless Architecture. Infosys is an APN Premier Consulting Partner and Managed Service Provider with AWS Competencies in both Migration and Financial Services.

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Navigate is an APN Partner’s Path to Specialization on AWS

The APN Navigate Program provides a prescriptive path for APN Partners to build a specialized practice on AWS and deploy innovative solutions on behalf of customers. We have Navigate tracks for Blockchain, Contact Center, Database Services, DevOps, End User Computing, Financial Services, High-Performance Computing, IoT, Machine Learning, Microsoft Workloads, Migration, Serverless, SAP on AWS, VMware Cloud on AWS, and the AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Partner Program.

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Building an AWS Consulting Practice That Offers Desktop and Application Streaming Services

The time has never been better to build a thriving business on AWS, and APN Partners have the opportunity to see a 6X – 11X+ multiplier uplift over AWS spend when delivering a comprehensive suite of value-added services to customers. In this post, we give APN Consulting Partners an overview of why specializing in Desktop and Application Streaming Services helps customers who are looking to migrate to AWS. We also explore some of the offerings APN Consulting Partners can build into their practice.

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How APN Partner Bright Wolf Helps Pentair with AWS IoT Solutions

With assistance from Bright Wolf, an APN Advanced Technology Partner with the AWS IoT Competency, Pentair adopted a standardized IoT platform and tool set based on AWS. Bright Wolf helps companies develop connected product systems across a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, oil and gas, smart building, and heavy equipment. With its new IoT platform based on AWS, Pentair can quickly and flexibly deliver connected solutions for virtually any scenario across all business units.

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Preventing Security Fires with Amazon GuardDuty and Alert Logic Cloud Insight Essentials

Cloud Insight Essentials is an Alert Logic solution available in AWS Marketplace. It is a vulnerability assessment solution allowing customers to find risky configurations that go against AWS Security Best Practices. The solution does this by analyzing AWS APIs and scanning AWS CloudTrail events looking for unsafe configurations. Cloud Insight Essentials also provides security context for the complete list of Amazon GuardDuty findings so customers can take short- and long-term actions to reduce potential security threats.

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Updated AWS Quick Start for Tableau Server Now Supports Linux

We are excited to add Linux support to our AWS Quick Start for Tableau Server on AWS. This Quick Start automatically deploys Tableau Server in a standalone or cluster environment on the AWS cloud, and now you can deploy on Linux in addition to Microsoft WindowServer. With this update, customers now have the ability to deploy on Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) running two different flavors of Linux.

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Connect Microcontroller-Based Devices to the Cloud with Amazon FreeRTOS and Espressif ESP32

Amazon FreeRTOS code for ESP32 is now available on the Amazon FreeRTOS GitHub repository. Espressif Systems is a multinational, fabless semiconductor company that has been focused on producing connected microcontrollers and System-on-Modules (SoMs) for the emerging mobile and IoT markets. Espressif has worked diligently to connect a number of their popular IoT SoMs to AWS IoT services. In this post, we discuss how to start running Amazon FreeRTOS on ESP32 in order to connect to AWS IoT Core.

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