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Consulting Partners Can Now Resell Software Solutions in AWS Marketplace

Many customers prefer to purchase software solutions through Consulting Partners, benefiting from their knowledge of the customer’s business, localized support, and expertise. This new feature enables Consulting Partners to work with more than 1,400 ISVs and expand the ways customers can purchase software in AWS Marketplace. Consulting Partners can now work with customers from the start of their procurement process all the way to purchase.

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Introducing the AWS Industrial Software Competency Program

We are excited to announce the AWS Industrial Software Competency Program, highlighting top APN Partner solutions for an end-to-end Industrial Software toolchain. AWS Industrial Software Competency Partners provide solutions targeting the primary steps in discrete manufacturing or process industries: Product Design, Production Design, and Production/Operations. These solutions follow AWS best practices for building the most secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient cloud infrastructure for industry applications.

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How AWS Industrial Software Competency Partners are Shaping the Next Industrial Revolution

Launch Partners in the AWS Industrial Software Competency Program have built solutions on AWS targeting the primary steps in discrete manufacturing or process industries: Product Design, Production Design, and Production/Operations. These solutions follow AWS best practices for building the most secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient cloud infrastructure for industry applications. Here are customer stories from APN Partners Siemens Teamcenter, Gräbert GmbH, ZeroLight, Cadence, and Actyx.

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Introducing the AWS Cloud Management Tools Competency Program

Ensuring customers can effectively manage their AWS environments is critical to enabling a successful cloud strategy. Common customer feedback that we hear includes difficulties maintaining control of their AWS environments and managing spend to realize full return on investment. To help customers address these challenges, we are excited to announce the AWS Cloud Management Tools Competency Program.

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How AWS Cloud Management Tools Competency Partners Help Customers Realize Full ROI

Launch Partners in the AWS Cloud Management Tools Competency Program have built solutions on AWS that enable customers’ cloud strategies by delivering operations and governance best practices. CMT Competency Partners help customers confidently manage and optimize AWS environments using a “guardrails” approach while continuously monitoring for opportunities to improve efficiency. Here are a few customer stories from APN Partners Cloudability, GoClouds Data, Moogsoft, and Turbonomic.

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Beyond Big Data: Why We’re Evolving the AWS Data and Analytics Competency

We are excited to announce significant updates to the AWS Big Data Competency Program to meet the needs of today’s market. First and foremost, we are renaming the program to the AWS Data and Analytics Competency. This change will help customers solve for the challenges of managing and analyzing data at scale. We’re also launching a new Data Governance category within the AWS Data and Analytics Competency.

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New APN Marketing Toolkit Helps Partners Showcase Their Expertise on AWS

We have refreshed the popular APN Marketing Toolkit, which includes strategies to help you build engaging marketing collateral using the latest AWS branding and messaging guidelines. By leveraging AWS best practices, APN Partners can showcase their expertise and successfully promote their AWS solutions to customers. The APN Marketing Toolkit is for Standard Tier and above APN Partners, or AWS Marketplace Sellers.

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Introducing the AWS Nonprofit Competency Program

Now more than ever, nonprofits are using IT to reduce costs and maximize operational efficiency. We are excited to announce the new AWS Nonprofit Competency Program, highlighting our top APN Partners that have built solutions on AWS that support the unique missions of the nonprofits they serve. With the help of AWS Nonprofit Competency Partners, AWS customers can quickly, cost-effiectively, and securely leverage technology to scale mission impact and drive social change.

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How AWS Nonprofit Competency Partners Help Customers Drive Social Change

To give you an idea how AWS Nonprofit Competency Partners are driving social change, learn about the work of APN Partners ClearScale, Civis Analytics, and Megazone. APN Premier Partner ClearScale helped SF Match eliminate single points of failure and provide quality, high availability service to their users. Civis partnered with Robin Hood Foundation to model SNAP and EITC participation rates in New York City. Megazone helped GCCEI overcome a lack of IT management staff to implement and service a new website with global reach.

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Updated MSP Partner Program Validation Checklist – Version 3.3

We are pleased to share the latest updates to our AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program requirements in version 3.3 of the Validation Checklist. This version reflects our most recent program criteria, with improvements focused on raising the bar for MSP Partners and the AWS customer experience. APN Partners entering the program, or MSP Partners renewing their program status, will be required to meet Version 3.3 requirements for all audits and renewals as of October 1, 2018.

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