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Find an APN Partner Through Our Refreshed Discovery Experience

AWS customers regularly use the “Find an APN Partner” tool to discover organizations that can help them design, migrate, manage, and optimize workloads on Amazon Web Services. With a refreshed discovery experience, it’s even easier to find APN Partners with AWS-validated qualifications for a variety of use cases. The new experience is also available in Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Spanish, and customers can search for APN Partners by industry, use case, services, and other offerings.

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What’s New with the APN Customer Engagements (ACE) Program?

The APN Customer Engagements (ACE) program helps APN Partners support customers and drive successful engagements on AWS. Through the ACE program, qualifying APN Partners are eligible to receive AWS Lead and Opportunity Referrals through the ACE Pipeline Manager in APN Partner Central. The ACE Pipeline Manager provides you with resources, tools, and the sales and technical support to ensure you are supported in driving meaningful engagements with AWS customers.

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Benefits for AWS Service Delivery Partners Help You Increase Visibility with Customers

AWS Service Delivery Partners pass a high technical bar in order to participate in the AWS Service Delivery Program. To achieve this designation, we validate APN Consulting Partners who have deep expertise with specific AWS services, such as AWS Lambda. Once in the program, AWS Service Delivery Partners receive core program benefits that increase visibility with customers, offer chances to engage with AWS service teams, and provide access to deeper learning events and opportunities related to AWS services.

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The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2019

Take a look at the most popular APN Blog posts in 2019. Our goal with this blog is to share timely and relevant news, technical solutions, partner success stories, and more from Amazon Web Services and the AWS Partner Network (APN) specifically. The APN is the global partner program for AWS and helps tens of thousands of organizations across the world build, market, and sell their AWS-based offerings. Thank you for reading, and Happy New Year!

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AWS Service Ready Helps Customers Find Validated Products That Integrate with AWS Services

Before making a purchasing decision, AWS customers tell us they want to know if a tool or application will integrate with AWS services running in their cloud environment. To meet this need for customers, we are excited to introduce AWS Service Ready. This program identifies and validates products from APN Technology Partners that integrate with specific AWS services, and recommends these products to customers.

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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.

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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.

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Promoting Your Capabilities and Driving Demand with the APN Partner Pipeline Builder Framework

AWS is committed to supporting APN Partners’ go-to-market (GTM) strategies and drive demand for their services and solutions. The new APN Partner Pipeline Builder Framework will help APN Partners build new, or enhance existing, processes that support sales pipeline development. This framework acts as a key resource to help APN Partners build GTM plans that aid in the development of their AWS-focused services or solutions.

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APN Tier Changes: What’s New and What’s Different in 2019?

At AWS re:Invent 2018, the AWS Partner Network (APN) announced updates to the overall APN program. This includes updated APN Tier requirements and benefits for APN Partners, such as prescriptive funding based on current tier and program attainment. As of April 1, 2019, the new APN Tier requirements are in effect. Want to know what’s changing? Read on to see what requirements are new this year, and what remains the same. You can also learn more about how APN Partners can prepare for these changes.

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Make the Most of Your AWS Partner Network (APN) Benefits

As organizations in the AWS Partner Network (APN) prepare for new program requirements and tier changes, we wanted to remind you of the many benefits available to you as an APN Partner at the Select, Advanced, or Premier tier levels. This includes new benefits you’ve had access to since January 1, 2019, including funding options and promotional credits. If you have questions, please connect with your partner development representative.

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