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Why AWS Certification Consent is Important for Individuals and APN Partners

The amount of time invested in achieving an AWS Certification is no small feat. It’s important for individuals to get recognized for this hard work. Since November 2019, APN Partners have been able to record the AWS Certifications achieved by employees in their organization, but individuals who work for APN Partners must provide consent for this information to be shared with their employer. Doing so can provide significant growth opportunities for both the individual and APN Partner organization.

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How PGS Software Strengthens its Business with Exclusive Tools and Resources from APN Navigate

PGS Software’s deep relationship with AWS includes the APN Navigate program, which they are leveraging to further the organization’s ability to differentiate and meet customer needs. With prescriptive guidance from trusted AWS experts, APN Navigate provides a step-by-step path to help organizations build, market, sell, and specialize as an APN Partner. You’ll develop core GTM assets and prepare for APN Program designations that highlight your expertise.

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Automating Rotation of IAM User Access and Secret Keys with AWS Secrets Manager

Now that multi-tenancy in the cloud is driving IT operational costs down, large enterprises are seeking seamless service delivery methods that address day-to-day activities in their cloud environment. In this post, learn how AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) user access keys and secrets may be stored in AWS Secrets Manager and rotated automatically using AWS Lambda at deterministic intervals. The entire workflow and project detailed here is available as part of the TCS Cloud Exponence platform.

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AWS PartnerCast Spring Roundup: Free Weekly Webinars for APN Partners

With increases in remote working conditions over the past few months, AWS has been developing virtual training to help you better understand the APN programs and latest AWS offerings and best practices. PartnerCast is a free, weekly webinar series for APN Partners designed to help you continue your cloud education. Course material is for individuals in both business and technical roles, and offers content pertaining to all phases of an organization’s cloud maturity.

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How the AWS Competency Program Helps APN Partners Differentiate Their Business

AWS Competency Partners are uniquely positioned to help companies achieve key business objectives by leveraging the depth and breadth of AWS products and services. Validating organizations for their deep expertise and proven customer success, Competencies highlight APN Partners that can help customers take full advantage of the AWS platform. At AWS re:Invent 2019, we met up with APN Partners and asked them about their experience with the AWS Competency Program. Here’s what they had to say!

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How Swisscom Saved DroneAnalytics 60% on AWS Services by Using the AWS Well-Architected Framework

DroneAnalytics offers hardware and software solutions for drones and connected objects. The consulting services from Swisscom, based on the AWS Well-Architected Framework, enabled them to more properly monitor their consumption of AWS services. By leveraging Well-Architected best practices and working with Swisscom, DroneAnalytics saved 60 percent on their AWS spend, whilst maintaining the same or better levels of operational efficiency, reliability, and performance.

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How a Cloud Center of Excellence Spurs Innovation and Competitiveness

Many APN Partners face the same challenge as their end customers: how do you manage ever-accelerating cycles of innovation to stay relevant? ISSI has worked with more than 300 partner organizations worldwide, including more than 100 hyperscale cloud MSPs, from small, local, and regional shops to large companies with global reach. Learn why companies that establish a Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE) gain the knowledge and expertise required to help end customers succeed with cloud technologies.

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Best Practices from Onica for Optimizing Query Performance on Amazon Redshift

Effective and economical use of data is critical to your success. As data volumes increase exponentially, managing and extracting value from data becomes increasingly difficult. By adopting best practices that Onica has developed over years of using Amazon Redshift, you can improve the performance of your AWS data warehouse implementation. Onica has completed multiple projects ranging from assessing the current state of an Amazon Redshift cluster to helping tune, optimize, and deploy new clusters.

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Say Hello to 86 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in May

We are excited to highlight 86 APN Partners that received new designations in April for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready 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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New-Look AWS Service Delivery Validation Checklists for APN Consulting Partners

To receive the AWS Service Delivery designation, organizations must undergo rigorous technical validation. They are also assessed on the security, performance, and reliability of their Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions. To help APN Consulting Partners better understand this process and our validation requirements, we are releasing new versions of the AWS Service Delivery Validation Checklists. These outline for the customer case study and technical criteria needed to achieve the AWS Service Delivery designation.

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