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Simplifying Hybrid Cloud Management Using AWS Systems Manager Run Command

AWS Systems Manager simplifies hybrid cloud management and is a valuable resource for quickly accessing operational insights and taking action in both AWS and on-premises environments. Learn how APN Premier Consulting Partner Onica leverages AWS Systems Manager for, and explore how you organizations can utilize Systems Manager to simplify hybrid environment operations, enabling you to significantly reduce operational overhead and manual procedures.

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Announcing Our Regional 2019 APN Partners of the Year

Each year, we honor APN Partners who are leaders in the channel and play key roles in helping customers drive innovation and build solutions on AWS. Announced during our annual AWS Partner Summits, APN Partner Awards recognize a wide range of born-in-the-cloud and traditional APN Consulting and Technology Partners whose business models have embraced specialization and collaboration. Please join us in congratulating these leading APN Partners for their 2018-2019 success!

Building a Cloud-Based Contact Center with Amazon Connect Service Delivery Partners

Amazon Connect is a self-service, cloud-based contact center service that makes it easy for any business to deliver better customer service at lower cost. It’s based on the same contact center technology used by 70,000 Amazon customer service associates around the world to power millions of customer conversations. Amazon Connect Service Delivery Partners can help you identify business objectives and design contact center solutions that are optimized for cost, reliability, security, performance, and scalability.

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Introducing the AWS Direct Connect Service Delivery Program

AWS Direct Connect Service Delivery Partners are exclusively authorized to provision the new AWS Direct Connect Hosted Connections capacities greater than 500 Mbps. These top APN Partners have undergone service-specific validation of their technical capabilities and are approved to provide higher capacity Hosted Connections. They must also enable monitoring of the network link between the partner and AWS.

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Introducing the APN Navigate Foundations Path for New APN Partners

If your company is looking to register with the AWS Partner Network, or is new to APN, we are excited to introduce APN Navigate Foundations. This is your prescriptive path to defining your partner journey with AWS. APN Navigate Foundations walks you through the benefits, requirements, tools, and knowledge you’ll need to succeed as an APN Partner. Navigate introduces you to the fundamental building blocks of the APN, as well as the benefits you’ll receive as an APN Partner

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AWS Training and Certification Offers Expanded Options and More Functionality for APN Partners

We understand how important it is to easily find the AWS Training and Certification courses and schedules that are important to you. Our new training website for APN Partners provides added visibility into regional course schedules and the ability to customize your partner learning path. The new website has been completely redesigned with enhanced look, feel, navigation, and content. New sections have been added to show all training options and modalities, recommended courses, and benefits.

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Working with an AWS Distribution Partner Helps APN Partners Build a Successful Business

APN Partners often need support and guidance on go-to-market strategies, changes in financial models, and other areas that can differentiate their business. APN Consulting Partners such as systems integrators, MSPs, and value-added resellers can leverage an AWS Distributor to resell AWS services to end customers as part of a solution. AWS Distributors are validated members of the APN that offer innovative operations or billing support to fellow APN Partners

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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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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.