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AWS MSP Program

Updated MSP Partner Program Validation Checklist – Version 4.0

We are pleased to share the latest updates to our AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program in version 4.0 of the Validation Checklist. This version focuses on raising the bar for both MSP Partners and AWS customers. By maintaining a high bar in this program, MSP Partners will realize more valuable recognition for their distinguished capabilities, and AWS customers will have increased confidence in teaming up with AWS MSP Partners.

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Healthcare

ClearDATA DevOps: The Bridge Between Innovation and Compliance

The most innovative healthcare cloud companies move fast and stay secure through DevOps automation and compliance safeguards. But as you manage more data faster, how do you ensure your environment is in compliance with increasingly complex frameworks and requirements such as HIPAA, GxP, and GDPR? This is where DevOps is empowering the healthcare industry in the cloud. Explore the advantages of a true DevOps model for your healthcare organization’s environment on AWS.

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AWS Training and Certification

How to Get AWS Certified: Tips From a DevOps Engineer

Hear from DevOps engineer Stanislav Ivaschenko on how he got AWS Certified and gained the cloud industry’s most coveted certifications. Being AWS Certified reinforces your knowledge about AWS services and lets you explore how multiple AWS services are connected and how they amplify each other. It also allows you to try a wide variety of useful but less known AWS services that most practitioners might be unaware of.

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AWS MSP Program

What Exactly is a Next-Generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP)?

The concept of a Managed Service Provider (MSP) isn’t necessarily new, but it can be difficult for organizations to grasp. What does it take to become a next-generation MSP? How does an organization begin that process on AWS? At a high level, a next-gen MSP educates customers on a proactive, ongoing basis; leads with AWS Professional Services; and advocates to customers the use of and evolution of AWS services. In this post, explore why you should care about next-gen MSPs and what’s in it for your organization.

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AWS Container Competency Partners Help Customers Deploy Applications Quickly, Reliably, and Consistently

We announced the AWS Container Competency for APN Partners at AWS re:Invent 2018. Launch Partners have built solutions on AWS that improve customers’ abilities to run workloads on containers. To give you an idea how AWS Container Competency Partners are helping customers package and deploy application in a scalable, secure environment, we are excited to share a couple customer stories from APN Partners Aporeto, Dynatrace, and Weaveworks.

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AWS Marketplace-2

Top 10 Feature Launches in AWS Marketplace for 2018

For AWS Marketplace and our customers, 2018 was a big year. We had some exciting announcements at AWS re:Invent 2018, where we launched new categories for container products and machine learning. With 30+ new features launched in 2018 for AWS Marketplace, we wanted to highlight the top ones for you, including AWS Marketplace for Machine Learning and Containers, Consulting Partner Private Offers, Enterprise Contract for AWS Marketplace, Flexible Payment Scheduler, and more.

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AWS Well-Architected_featured

How AWS Well-Architected Reviews Can Drive a Customer-First Culture

APN Premier Partner nClouds helps customers build and manage modern infrastructure solutions that deliver innovation faster. They have been conducting AWS Well-Architected Reviews since getting certified as an AWS Well-Architected Partner in January 2018. In this post, we explore the basics of Well-Architected and the value of a Well-Architected Review, as well as how this framework can support your business. You will find AWS Well-Architected essential to achieving a customer-first culture.

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Financial Services

Back-to-Basics Guide for Consolidating AWS Accounts to Manage Costs at Scale

With AWS, you access to an unprecedented breadth of product functionality that can enable your business in new and exciting ways. APN Partners have the unique challenge of not only enabling their customers to grow their businesses, but also managing accounts, resources, and costs at scale. When it comes to costs, AWS provides a number of products out of the box that can help customers get started managing costs and usage. This includes AWS Cost Explorer, AWS Budgets, and the AWS Cost & Usage Reports.

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AWS Migration

Automating Your AWS Landing Zone Deployment to Speed Up Large-Scale Migrations

In this post, we describe best practices and introduce the AWS Landing Zone solution that automates landing zone deployment and configuration. It all starts with a multi-account structure with security and governance controls and network settings. Based on customer business requirements, the initial AWS Landing Zone environment can be scaled up through capabilities like the Account Vending Machine functionality, Landing Zone Add-Ons, and automated resource baselining.

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Vertical Trail_AWS Solutions

How Banks Can Harness Data to Reinvent the Customer Experience

Digital banking has evolved significantly over the past decade, completely transforming the financial marketplace. It has become commonplace for banking customers to use mobile apps and online portals for many banking needs. Because of this digital transformation, banks have more data than ever. Vertical Trail’s Financial Data Hub gives banks the ability to obtain reliable insights from their data and convert them into transformative action.

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