AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Tag: APN Consulting Partners

How to Automate Cloud Governance to Achieve Safety at Speed

Compliance-as-code is an alternative to performing a manual audit. It’s an automated method to check that controls are being followed where rules are written in a programming language that can be run on an event. The source of this event could be from a recurring schedule, or from a change that has happened in the environment. Mechanical Rock uses AWS Service Catalog to distribute common infrastructure patterns that enable development teams to quickly build and deploy modern cloud native applications.

Read More
Startups-1

How the AWS Partner Network is Powering Startups Built on Amazon Web Services

Getting visibility with customers is critical to the success of any startup. With AWS, startups can build awareness and increase visibility through events, co-sponsored online and offline campaigns, case studies, and more. Startups can also drive new business and accelerate sales cycles through co-selling with AWS. And they can connect with opportunities at AWS customers, and better serve shared customers through collaboration with the AWS account team and access to PoC credits.

Read More
Amazon Forecast-1

Introducing Amazon Forecast and a Look into the Future of Time Series Prediction

Time series forecasting is a common customer need. Amazon Forecast accelerates this and is based on the same technology used at Amazon.com. This new service massively reduces the effort required to automate data updating and model retraining, and it manages this while retaining the granularity of control that data scientists will appreciate and utilize. This post explores the use of this new service for energy consumption forecasting.

Read More
Training and Certification-4

Now You Can Take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam at Your Home or Office 24/7

AWS Training and Certification now offers the chance to take the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam at your home or office 24/7. The exam can be delivered online and supervised—or proctored—through a webcam. Candidates will need a quiet, private location with a reliable internet connection and only one person to a room at a time. Online proctored exams are currently available in English only. Candidates may choose online proctoring where exams are currently available, except for China, South Korea, and Japan.

Read More
The Next Smart-General-border

How to Increase Visibility with Customers Through the AWS Competency Program

For APN Partners that have earned an AWS Competency, we offer specific benefits that help you increase visibility and engagement with AWS teams and customers. Five key areas of AWS Competency benefits include: Increased visibility with go-to-market (GTM) activities; Access to Market Development Funds (MDF) and discounts; Demand-gen and customer acquisition; Unlock benefits for business development and support; Exclusive access to event-specific benefits.

Read More
APN TechDive 2019-1

Partners Can Now Register for the APN TechDive Virtual Conference

Join us for APN TechDive 2019, a virtual conference for members of the APN Partner community. On October 16, 2019, we will host a full day of technical sessions exclusively for APN Partners, as well as live Q&A with AWS experts, and a virtual AWS GameDay event to test your organization’s AWS knowledge and skills. Don’t miss this chance to learn about AWS services and apply your knowledge in a real AWS environment. We’ll see you there!

Read More
Cognizant_AWS Solutions

Accelerating Data Warehouse Migration to Amazon Redshift Using Cognizant Intelligent Data Works

Many organizations are looking to migrate existing, on-premises enterprise data warehouse systems to cloud-based data warehouse systems such as Amazon Redshift. Here, we discuss how Cognizant’s Intelligent Migration Workbench (IMW) can be used to accelerate the data warehouse migrations while converting Oracle PL/SQL and Tetradata BTEQ scripts. IMW makes it easy to move mission critical proprietary code to AWS, giving customers competitive edge through faster time to market.

Read More
AWS Partner Network

Achieving APN Tier Compliance by Meeting the Requirement for Public References 

Customer references are consistently recognized by successful APN Partners as one of the top reasons they are selected by net-new customers. Learn how your organization can identify a public reference, the various asset options available, and how you can track and manage your progress toward compliance against this requirement in APN Partner Central. Our renewed approach to public references includes a range of options and improved flexibility for APN Partners.

Read More
Cloud Anything-7

AWS re/Start Creates New Career Paths in Cloud Computing for Non-Traditional Job Candidates

We are excited to announce the launch of AWS re/Start in the U.S. after a two-year pilot in the United Kingdom. AWS re/Start is a full-time, classroom-based skills development and training program designed to prepare individuals to launch new careers in cloud computing. Cohorts of 25 students in Atlanta, Dallas, and Miami are finishing up their course of study and will be ready for employment before the end of August 2019.

Read More
AWS Partner Solutions Finder

Best Practices for Managing Your APN Partner Solutions Finder Listing to Connect with Customers

For APN Partners at the Select tier and above, the AWS Partner Solutions Finder (PSF) is a useful tool that enables AWS customers to easily search for and connect with APN Consulting and Technology Partners based on their business needs. This experience is now available in Japanese apart from English. In this post, we explore best practices for managing your PSF listing and getting the most out of this valuable resource for APN Partners.

Read More