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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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Introducing New AWS IoT Service Delivery Designations

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the next phase of digital transformation, and AWS IoT Service Delivery Partners are driving this evolution. They are improving customer experiences and outcomes by choosing the best approach for the design and implementation of IoT solutions that are optimized for cost, reliability, security, performance, and scalability. At AWS re:Invent 2018, we introduced AWS IoT Service Delivery Partners in three key areas: AWS IoT Core, AWS IoT Greengrass, and AWS IoT Analytics.

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Introducing the AWS Container Competency Program

Containers are an increasingly important way for developers to package and deploy their applications. AWS customers use containers as the fundamental unit of compute to deploy both existing and net-new workloads like microservices, big data, machine learning models, and batch jobs. At AWS re:Invent 2018, we announced the AWS Container Competency Program to highlight top APN Partner solutions that offer support to run workloads on containers on AWS.

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Introducing the AWS Device Qualification Program

The new AWS Device Qualification Program makes it easier for APN Partners to qualify their devices on AWS IoT Greengrass, Amazon FreeRTOS, AWS IoT Core, and/or Amazon Kinesis Video Streams so that customers can find and purchase hardware they can trust for their IoT projects. With AWS IoT along with our APN Partners and their qualified hardware, customers will have the intelligence needed to build new services and business models, improve products and services, and strengthen the customer experiences.

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New Feature Simplifies SaaS Procurement in AWS Marketplace

Over the last two years, AWS has launched SaaS Subscriptions and SaaS Contracts for AWS Marketplace, two procurement capabilities that enable you to offer SaaS solutions directly to AWS Customers. We’re excited to announce an enhancement to SaaS Contracts that allows your customers to pay-as-they-go if they need additional services above the original contract. Customers can now combine the discounts from committed usage and the flexibility of pay-as-you-go pricing.

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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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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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