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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.

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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.

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AWS Partner Network

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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AWS Partner Network

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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AWS Partner Network

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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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. We are excited to announce ACE Opportunity Referrals and an improved user experience to the ACE platform in APN Partner Central. ACE Opportunity Referrals provide eligible APN Partners visibility into Opportunities sourced by AWS, as well as a mechanism to manage and track those engagements throughout the Opportunity lifecycle.

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Introducing the APN Customer Engagements (ACE) Program

We are excited to introduce the APN Customer Engagements (ACE) Program to help APN Partners drive successful customer engagements on AWS. While our APN Opportunity Management Program has been available to APN Partners since September of 2017, the new ACE Program makes Standard-tier and above APN Partners eligible to receive engagements from AWS. We provide APN Partners with resources, tools, sales, and technical support to help drive successful engagements with AWS customers.

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