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Introducing the AWS Direct Connect Service Delivery Program

AWS Direct Connect Service Delivery Partners are exclusively authorized to provision the new AWS Direct Connect Hosted Connections capacities greater than 500 Mbps. These top APN Partners have undergone service-specific validation of their technical capabilities and are approved to provide higher capacity Hosted Connections. They must also enable monitoring of the network link between the partner and AWS.

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Introducing the APN Navigate Foundations Path for New APN Partners

If your company is looking to register with the AWS Partner Network, or is new to APN, we are excited to introduce APN Navigate Foundations. This is your prescriptive path to defining your partner journey with AWS. APN Navigate Foundations walks you through the benefits, requirements, tools, and knowledge you’ll need to succeed as an APN Partner. Navigate introduces you to the fundamental building blocks of the APN, as well as the benefits you’ll receive as an APN Partner

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Working with an AWS Distribution Partner Helps APN Partners Build a Successful Business

APN Partners often need support and guidance on go-to-market strategies, changes in financial models, and other areas that can differentiate their business. APN Consulting Partners such as systems integrators, MSPs, and value-added resellers can leverage an AWS Distributor to resell AWS services to end customers as part of a solution. AWS Distributors are validated members of the APN that offer innovative operations or billing support to fellow APN Partners

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New Validation Checklists Clarify AWS Competency Requirements for APN Technology Partners

To receive the AWS Competency designation, APN Partners must undergo rigorous technical validation related to industry-specific technology, as well as an assessment of the security, performance, and reliability of their AWS solutions. This validation gives customers complete confidence in choosing APN Partners to team up with. To help APN Technology Partners better understand this process and our validation requirements, we are releasing new versions of the AWS Competency Validation Checklists.

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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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Introducing the AWS Digital Customer Experience Competency

We are excited to announce the AWS Digital Customer Experience (DCX) Competency Program to highlight top APN Partner solutions. DCX Competency Partners support all phases of the digital customer acquisition and retention lifecycle—content management and marketing automation to engage prospects and customers with the right experience; effective and secure commerce solutions to create seamless buying experiences, and data analytics to support your decisions and retain customers.

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How AWS Digital Customer Experience Competency Partners Are Changing the Marketing Landscape

If you want to be successful in today’s complex IT environment, and remain that way tomorrow and into the future, teaming up with an AWS Competency Partner is The Next Smart. The AWS Competency Program verifies, validates, and vets top APN Partners that have demonstrated customer success and deep specialization in specific solution areas or segments. Learn more about the customer success of DCX Competency Partners Looker, Bulletproof, Perfect Sense, CloudHesive, Solodev, Tickr, G-AsiaPacific, and Manthan.

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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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