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How Slalom Uses AWS DeepRacer to Upskill its Workforce in Reinforcement Learning

AWS DeepRacer allows developers of all skill levels to get started with reinforcement learning, which is an advanced machine learning technique that learns very complex behaviors without requiring any labeled training data, and can make short-term decisions while optimizing for a longer term goal. Learn how Slalom created AWS DeepRacer experiences for its own workforce. The cars and tracks now regularly appear in at Slalom locations across the world as valuable internal learning events.

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Go Virtual with AWS Training and Certification for APN Partners

To help support our APN Partners in this unprecedented time, AWS Training and Certification provides an enhanced portfolio of online resources so you can virtually grow your cloud skills and confidence on AWS. Learn about the new resources for APN Partners that have been developed for remote learning. This includes free virtual and on-demand trainings and online webinar series, as well as online AWS Certification exams and readiness workshops.

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Accelerate Workload Migrations with modelizeIT’s Application Architecture Discovery Technology

A critical first step to successfully migrate workloads from data centers to AWS is to analyze the IT assets in your data center using a comprehensive discovery process, followed by a total cost of ownership analysis to produce a directional business case for migration. Learn about the key characteristics of technologies needed to effectively serve the discovery purpose, such as modelizeIT, an advanced discovery and application architecture mapping tool that helps customers maximize discovery automation and accuracy.

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Using a Telefonica Data Bridge to Connect Narrow Band IoT Devices to AWS IoT Core

AWS IoT Core supports billions of devices and trillions of messages, and can process and route those messages to AWS endpoints and other devices reliably and securely. AWS IoT Core requires X.509 certificates for authentication, but the X.509 standard consumes battery power, negating LPWAN’s advantage in that area. Telefonica developed a data bridge to enable IoT devices to connect securely to AWS IoT Core, while preserving the long range, low cost, and low power advantages of LPWAN connections.

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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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