AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Tag: APN Consulting Partners

APN Award Winners

Announcing the AWS Partner Network’s Regional 2021 Partners of the Year

Each year, we honor members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) who are leaders in the channel and play key roles in helping customers drive innovation and build solutions on AWS. Announced throughout the year, AWS Partner Awards recognize a wide range of born-in-the-cloud and traditional consulting and technology partners whose business models have embraced specialization and collaboration. Please join us in congratulating these leading AWS Partners for their success!

Read More

Complexities and Best Practices for AWS Lambda Logging

Serverless has many benefits, but logging from AWS Lambda is like an artistic, creative process. It requires thought and vision to bring together the pieces and assemble them into something organized and functional. The Big Compass Serverless Logging Framework is also a validated AWS solution that helps standardize logs across teams, business units, and Lambdas, easing the burden of implementing a complicated logging framework.

Read More

Top Recommendations for Working with IAM from Our AWS Heroes – Part 3: Permissions Boundaries and Conditions

This is our third blog post celebrating AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)‘s 10th anniversary. Explore two powerful ways that you can limit access to AWS by setting the boundaries and conditionally provide access to resources in IAM policies. Permissions boundaries can be used for situations like granting someone limited permissions management abilities, while conditions enable you to specify when a policy statement is enforced.

Read More
Contino-AWS-Partners

Using AWS CloudFormation Modules to Improve Enterprise Security

Dive deep on AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) permissions and how the principle of least privilege can be best achieved when using AWS CloudFormation, and more specifically CloudFormation Modules, to provision resources on AWS. CloudFormation Modules are a way to package resource configurations for inclusion across stack templates, in a transparent, manageable, and repeatable way.

Read More

Leveraging Amazon EC2 F1 Instances for Development and Red Teaming in DARPA’s First-Ever Bug Bounty Program

Learn how DARPA engaged AWS Premier Consulting Partner Effectual to ensure a secure and reliable AWS environment, as well as to develop a serverless web application that allowed click-button FPGA SoC provisioning to red team researchers for the different processor variants. The result was DARPA’s first public bug bounty program, which enabled research teams to improve their hardware defenses by addressing any discovered weaknesses or bugs.

Read More
IBM-AWS-Partners-2

Warming Amazon EC2 Instances Using AWS Lambda to Improve Application Availability

The legacy nature of its Windows application was a challenge faced by a rail manufacturer while migrating to AWS was. Refactoring the application to leverage AWS cloud-native features was not a viable option in this case, as the vendor had stopped their software maintenance and support. Learn how IBM leveraged AWS to improve the application’s long startup time by implementing a warming functionality using AWS Lambda and AWS Systems Manager.

Read More
Infosys-AWS-Partners

Automate Your AWS DevOps Validation Pipeline with the Infosys Cloud Infrastructure Validation Solution

An often-overlooked aspect of migration is the configuration checks on the underlying cloud infrastructure. In order to make sure the foundational infrastructure is safe, secure and compliant, there’s a need to validate the cloud configuration early in the migration cycle. Infosys has developed an innovative automation solution that addresses the need for secure configuration reviews, while ensuring agility and reliability through the migration journey.

Read More
Tableau-AWS-Partners

AI-Driven Analytics on AWS Using Tableau and Amazon SageMaker

Organizations that have foresight into their business have a competitive advantage. Advanced analytics that enable foresight have historically required scarce resources to develop predictive models using techniques like machine learning. Traditionally, this is a difficult endeavor, but recent progress in ML automation has made democratization of ML a possibility. Learn about the value of augmenting analytics with ML through the Amazon SageMaker for Tableau Quick Start.

Read More
Tech-Data-AWS-Partners

How to Strengthen Your Own AWS Practice with Help from an Experienced AWS Partner

With more and more businesses investing in cloud products and solutions, the time to power a sustainable cloud practice is now. For technology solution providers, it can be time-consuming and costly to figure out how to build a cloud business that offers customers the best value and stands out from the rest. Tech Data created a clearly defined path through its Cloud Practice Builder framework meant to streamline this journey for fellow AWS Partners.

Read More
AWS-Well-Architected-1

7 Tips for AWS Consulting Partners Conducting Well-Architected Reviews for Customers

For AWS Consulting Partners, running highly impactful Well-Architected Reviews can be key to building long-term relationships with customers. Effective use of the AWS Well-Architected Framework educates customers on best practices and how to measure and improve their workloads. Based on feedback we have received over the past 2+ years, here are some tips which consultants can include in their reviews to ensure customer success.

Read More