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Say Hello to 79 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in May

We are excited to highlight 79 APN Partners that received new designations in May for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery 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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Industry’s First Alexa Skill Builder Certification Helps Give Partners a Voice Advantage

You can now register for the new AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty certification, the industry’s first and only certification that validates your ability to build, test, and publish Alexa Skills. This offering enables APN Partners to validate their Alexa and cloud expertise with an industry-recognized credential, building credibility among your clients and prospects. With Alexa, you can reach customers through more than 100 million Alexa-enabled devices.

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Discovering and Reporting on Agile Assets with AWS Systems Manager

Hundreds of large enterprises rely on Cognizant’s ability to provide customized cloud management platform capabilities with a differentiated experience. When it comes to managing workloads across hybrid and heterogeneous cloud environments, a key challenge is dealing with asset tracking. This includes software and hardware inventory. To address this growing need of managing and reporting asset details, Cognizant uses AWS Systems Manager, which gives you visibility and control of your infrastructure on AWS.

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Analyzing Performance and Cost of Large-Scale Data Processing with AWS Lambda

There are many tools available for doing large-scale data analysis, and picking the right one for a given job is critical. Here, we take an in-depth analysis of the architecture and performance characteristics of a completely serverless data processing platform. While the approach isn’t applicable for every use case, it has a very low total cost of ownership (TCO) and because AWS Lambda allows us to run arbitrary code easily, this approach provides the flexibility to handle non-standard data formats easily.

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Helping Customers Migrate to AWS Just Got Easier with the AWS ISV Workload Migration Program

Is your business focused on migrating ISV workloads from on-premises to AWS? You’ll be excited to hear about the AWS ISV Workload Migration Program (WMP) for APN Consulting and Technology Partners. The WMP provides APN Partners with technical enablement, migration funding to offset costs, and go-to-market support, making it easier to migrate customers’ ISV workloads to AWS. The program leverages the expertise of APN Partners and AWS best practices to create repeatable and scalable migration models.

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Authority to Operate on AWS Program Helps Public Sector Partners Accelerate Security and Compliance for Customers

Security and compliance are primary considerations for many AWS customers as they begin their cloud journey. Public sector customers, in particular, face obstacles and challenges using commercially available solutions that may not have an Authority to Operate (ATO). To help customers overcome these obstacles, the Authority to Operate on AWS program provides resources to solution providers who need assistance pursuing a compliance authorization.

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Journey to Being Cloud-Native – How and Where Should You Start?

Cloud-native is one of the hottest topics in IT, so naturally it’s a source of much debate. AWS, DevOpsGroup, and Skyscanner have teamed up to cut through the hype and offer an objective look at “going native” in the context of large-scale cloud adoption. DevOpsGroup is an APN Advanced Consulting Partner that offers digital transformation services based on DevOps practices. Skyscanner is a leading global travel service search engine that recently migrated all-in to AWS.

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Joining the AWS Partner Network (APN) Strengthens Your Capabilities to Better Serve Customers

Tens of thousands of AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners from across the globe support Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers of all sizes to build sophisticated, personalized, scalable solutions in a diverse set of industries. More than 90 percent of Fortune 100 companies utilize APN Partner solutions and services to drive their business outcomes. Learn more about the benefits of becoming an APN Consulting or Technology Partner.

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How Slalom Created Personalized, Interactive Event Experiences Using Amazon Rekognition

Amazon Rekognition makes it easy to add highly accurate image and video analysis to your applications. The service’s core functionality allowed Slalom, an APN Premier Consulting Partner, to create three personalized, interactive experiences for attendees at REALIZE, the company’s inaugural, one-day client summit in Chicago. Dive deep into how Slalom did it, and follow along with a how-to so you can learn to do it yourself.

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Moving Legacy Oracle Workloads to the AWS Cloud Securely – Yes, You Can! 

AWS Premier Partner Apps Associates, an industry leader for migrating and managing Oracle workloads to the cloud, recently conducted an independent survey of more than 300 Oracle application customers to uncover what’s holding IT decision makers (ITDMs) back from moving their Oracle apps to the cloud. The study uncovered several myths that many ITDMs still believe to be true, although many of these myths have since been debunked—not by declaration but by repeatable, proven success.

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