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Announcing Opportunity Referrals for 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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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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How APN Partners Can Prepare for New Tier Changes Taking Effect in 2019

At AWS re:Invent 2018, we announced updates to APN Tier requirements, as well as access to updated benefits for APN Partners. We are moving the launch of new 2019 APN Program requirements to April 1, 2019. This additional time will allow us to provide you with the best possible partner experience leading to the best possible long-term results. Please engage your partner development contact with any additional questions you might have at this time.

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APN Partners Offer Lambda Layers and Custom Runtimes

At AWS re:Invent 2018, the AWS Lambda team launched Lambda Layers and the Lambda Runtime API. Lambda Layers enables you to centrally manage code and data that is shared across multiple functions. And the Runtime API provides a simple interface to use any programming language, or a specific language version, for developing your functions. APN Partners were integral to making these launches a success, providing both Layers and runtimes that help customers build on serverless.

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The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2018

Take a look at the most popular APN Blog posts in 2018. 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 APN specifically. For AWS customers, you can trust that APN Partners are focused on your success, helping you take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer. With their deep expertise, APN Partners are uniquely positioned to help your company at any stage of your Cloud Adoption Journey.

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Amazon FSx for Windows File Server Partners Help You Realize the Benefits of Windows File Storage

Amazon FSx for Windows File Server delivers that experience for Windows file shares. Launched at AWS re:Invent 2018, FSx provides a fully managed native Microsoft Windows file system that makes it easy to set up a highly scalable and available Windows file share. APN Partners can help you quickly and easily move Windows-based applications that require file storage to AWS, eliminating the typical administration overhead of managing Windows file servers.

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On the Ground: Daily Updates from Global Partner Summit 2018

We are thrilled to be in Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent 2018 and our annual Global Partner Summit. This year’s event provides APN Partners with opportunities to connect, collaborate, and discover. Keep reading this blog post throughout the week as we share on-the-ground updates, details of APN program launches, and things to check out from re:Invent, including the GPS keynote, breakout sessions, program launches, and more.

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APN Program Launches and Updates Announced at AWS re:Invent 2018

The annual Global Partner Summit was held November 26-30 at AWS re:Invent 2018, and we are excited to introduce key initiatives and program launches. Announcements include APN Tier changes and updates to the overall APN benefits structure, as well as new programs like the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program, AWS IoT Service Delivery designations, the AWS Container Competency, and AWS Device Qualification Program.

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Announcing Changes to APN Tiers, Benefits, and Requirements for 2019 and Beyond

We announced at AWS re:Invent 2018 updates to the overall APN program that will further recognize and support the growth, investment, and innovation of our evolving APN Partner community, and better align APN Partners to more structured program benefits. These changes include renaming the Standard Tier to Select Tier and updating APN requirements to measure each APN Partner’s knowledge, experience, and customer success.

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Introducing the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program

The AWS Well-Architected Framework helps cloud architects build secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure for their applications. At AWS re:Invent 2018, we announced the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program that enables APN Partners to establish good architectural habits, eliminate risk, and assist customers in building and responding faster to changes that affect their designs, applications, and workloads.

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