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Using Terraform to Manage AWS Programmable Infrastructures

Terraform and AWS CloudFormation allow you to express infrastructure resources as code and manage them programmatically. Each has its advantages, but some enterprises already have expertise in Terraform and prefer using it to manage their AWS resources. To accommodate that preference, CloudFormation allows you to use non-AWS resources to manage AWS infrastructure. Learn the steps to create a CloudFormation registry resource type for Terraform and deploy it as an AWS Service Catalog product.

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Say Hello to 49 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, and MSP Partners Added in March

We are excited to highlight 49 APN Partners that received new designations in March 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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Congratulations to the APN Partners Completing Navigate Tracks in the First Quarter of 2020

Please join us in congratulating the APN Partners completing Navigate tracks in the first quarter of 2020. These organizations have made the commitment to raising the bar for AWS customers by growing their cloud skills on AWS. Every APN Partner, regardless of tier, can participate in the APN Navigate program, where you’ll get access to business and technical resources that can transform your business and increase visibility with AWS.

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Optimizing Presto SQL on Amazon EMR to Deliver Faster Query Processing

Seagate asked Mactores Cognition to evaluate and deliver an alternative data platform to process petabytes of data with consistent performance. It needed to lower query processing time and total cost of ownership, and provide the scalability required to support about 2,000 daily users. Learn about the the three migration options Mactores tested and the architecture of the solution Seagate selected. This effort improved the overall efficiency of Seagate’s Amazon EMR cluster and business operations.

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APN Partners Can Help You Get Started with AWS Remote Work Resources

AWS has resources and tools to make remote work easier for customers during this unprecedented time. AWS solutions include remote desktops and applications, tools for communication and collaboration, and contact center solutions. AWS contact center solutions and remote desktop and application services can be deployed quickly and scale globally with the help of APN Partners. Learn about the trusted partners in our Amazon Connect Service Delivery Program and AWS End User Computing (EUC) Competency Program.

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Developing Payment Card Industry Compliant Solutions on AWS to Protect Customer Data

Financial institutions possess and process data that are very sensitive and have immense business value. In recent years, regulations like open banking and data residency law have forced organizations to be even more adaptive to frequent challenges to systems storing and processing the data. Explore how Capgemini developed an application to address this customer challenge and learn how the approach helped worldwide credit card provider comply with PCI DSS security standards.

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How to Use Amazon SageMaker to Improve Machine Learning Models for Data Analysis

Amazon SageMaker provides all the components needed for machine learning in a single toolset. This allows ML models to get to production faster with much less effort and at lower cost. Learn about the data modeling process used by BizCloud Experts and the results they achieved for Neiman Marcus. Amazon SageMaker was employed to help develop and train ML algorithms for recommendation, personalization, and forecasting models that Neiman Marcus uses for data analysis and customer insights.

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Announcing Tier Support for APN Partners Impacted by COVID-19

As we closely monitor the impact of COVID-19 across the world, we have been evaluating how best to support and enable APN Partners in this unprecedented situation. We have made the decision to allow APN Partners to maintain their 2019 APN Tier status throughout 2020. Enhanced tier requirements came into effect in 2020. By extending APN Tier status through 2020, we are enabling APN Partners to focus on supporting their customers rather than meeting program requirements during this difficult time.

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Succeeding with Your Next-Gen AWS MSP Sales, Solutions Architecture, and Marketing Teams

This four-part series for APN Partners can help you build a next-generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP). The AWS MSP Partner Program recognizes leading APN Consulting Partners that are highly skilled at providing full lifecycle solutions to customers. We have discussed the foundational tenets of next-gen MSPs and how to shape your teams so you can deliver a successful MSP offering on AWS. In this final post, I will focus on your MSP’s sales and alliance, solutions architecture, and marketing teams.

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How Steamhaus Used AWS Well-Architected to Improve Sperry Rail’s Artificial Intelligence System

Over two days, Steamhaus conducted an AWS Well-Architected Review on-site with the team who designed, built, and currently manage Elmer at Sperry Rail. Elmer uses machine intelligence to inspect thousands of miles of ultrasound scans collected by Sperry’s inspection vehicles, searching for evidence of cracks in the rail. This partnership allowed quick improvements in efficiency, while ensuring the requirements of running the business day-to-day did not get in the way of improving Elmer.

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