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AWS MSP Program

3 Things You Need to Shape Your Teams into a Next-Generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP)

In the AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program, many of our next-generation MSPs deliver hands-on, proactive, and consultant-level support that educates and enables customers’ cloud adoption journey on the AWS platform. It sounds easy enough to build a team and staff it with awesome people who can build, market, and support your managed services offering. But this actually is where things get tricky. Let’s look at three pillars to building great teams in your MSP practice.

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AWS Partner Network

5 Things You May Not Know About Your Market Development Funds (MDF) Benefits

The Market Development Funds (MDF) program is designed to help APN Partners drive demand generation and go-to-market activities. We strive to help APN Partners generate revenue by building awareness and pipeline for products, services, and solutions. Typical co-funded activity types include case studies, webinars, online or email marketing, or events like CIO roundtables. APN Partners can access MDF benefits today by logging in to APN Partner Central and navigating to the Acceleration Program page.

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Using AWS Serverless Technology as an Enabler for Cloud Adoption

When a national UK retailer undertook the challenge of replacing their e-commerce platform, the challenge was not inconsiderable. A heavily-customized WebSphere implementation had been the backbone of the organization for many years and was integrated throughout the business. Learn how BJSS leveraged the AWS Serverless Platform and an innovative delivery approach to deliver success for the customer.

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AWS Certification Teams Up with Pearson VUE to Make Testing Even More Convenient Across the World

AWS Certification has tripled its testing locations and is bringing the benefits of this recognized credential to more AWS customers and APN Partners globally. We are excited to announce that Pearson VUE will deliver AWS Certification exams through its extensive network of more than 5,000 testing centers in 180 countries worldwide. Now, you have even more choices and flexibility to distinguish your expertise. AWS Certifications builds credibility and confidence by validating individuals’ cloud expertise.

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How Arq Group Transformed Their Business to Become a Next-Generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP)

After joining the AWS Partner Network (APN), Arq Group quickly grew their business on AWS and became an APN Premier Consulting Partner and member of the AWS MSP Partner Program, which recognizes leading APN Partners that are highly skilled at providing full lifecycle solutions to customers. Next-generation AWS MSP Partners like Arq Group help enterprises invent tomorrow, solve business problems, and support initiatives by driving key outcomes.

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AWS Partner Network

APN Tier Changes: What’s New and What’s Different in 2019?

At AWS re:Invent 2018, the AWS Partner Network (APN) announced updates to the overall APN program. This includes updated APN Tier requirements and benefits for APN Partners, such as prescriptive funding based on current tier and program attainment. As of April 1, 2019, the new APN Tier requirements are in effect. Want to know what’s changing? Read on to see what requirements are new this year, and what remains the same. You can also learn more about how APN Partners can prepare for these changes.

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AWS Partner Network

Make the Most of Your AWS Partner Network (APN) Benefits

As organizations in the AWS Partner Network (APN) prepare for new program requirements and tier changes, we wanted to remind you of the many benefits available to you as an APN Partner at the Select, Advanced, or Premier tier levels. This includes new benefits you’ve had access to since January 1, 2019, including funding options and promotional credits. If you have questions, please connect with your partner development representative.

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Lightsail

New to the AWS Cloud? Amazon Lightsail Can Help

With Amazon Lightsail, we set out to help those who are just getting started in the cloud. Whether you’re trying to build simple workloads or quick deployments, Lightsail offers everything you need to jumpstart your project on AWS. Linux Academy has launched the first comprehensive, lab-based Lightsail training developed by an APN Partner. Linux Academy provides self-paced courses, hand-on server labs, personal access to expert instructors, and an ever-growing learning library.

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Enforce Centralized Tag Compliance Using AWS Service Catalog, DynamoDB, Lambda, and CloudWatch Events

Some customers have a central database where they keep tag values, and they want to enforce tags at provisioning using the tag enforcement capability of AWS Service Catalog. In this post, we’ll show you how to implement tag options so the tag option library is automatically updated when new tags are added to Amazon DynamoDB. Using this solution ensures that all the AWS Service Catalog products launched by end users will be automatically tagged with a standard set of values defined by your organization.

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Say Hello to 26 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in February

We are excited to highlight 26 APN Partners that received new designations in February 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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