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Expanded APN Partner Learning Paths Now Include AWS Professional Services

We have expanded and updated our APN Partner Learning Paths to make it easier for you to find the right training for your role. APN Partners can choose from AWS Business Professional, AWS Technical Professional Path, or a new AWS Professional Services learning path. Each path highlights where to get started, and then directs you where to find and enroll in the relevant training courses and AWS Certification to achieve your learning objectives.

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Why APN Partners Should Register for AWS Training and Certification Through APN Partner Central

We strongly encourage APN Partners to register for AWS Training and Certification through APN Partner Central so those achievements count towards your APN tier requirements. By registering through APN Partner Central, your organization receives credit toward APN tier eligibility and compliance requirements. Employees should make sure all registrations are made using their corporate email address. To register, log in to APN Partner Central and access the Training portal via the link at the top of the home page.

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The Value of Customer References for Maintaining APN Tier Compliance

Public references are commonly noted as one of the top APN elements that AWS customers look to when selecting an APN Partner. Customers can view validated public references within your AWS Partner Solutions Finder listing under the “Case Studies” tab, and they use these public references to review an organization’s previous success delivering AWS workloads. References not only enhance your visibility with customers, they can prepare your organization to apply for APN Programs such as the AWS Competency Program.

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Using the Partner Scorecard to Stay Compliant with APN Tier Requirements

In this new series, we are highlighting best practices designed to help APN Partners maintain tier compliance. We’re calling this series “Achieve the Green” because our goal is to help you get green check marks throughout your Partner Scorecard Review. To kick off our series, we focus here on the Partner Scorecard view that is accessible in APN Partner Central. This is an integral tool for tracking and managing your APN tier status and to view eligibility requirements for upgrading to the next level.

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APN Marketing Central is Now Available in Simplified Chinese

We are excited to announce that APN Marketing Central is now available in Simplified Chinese. If you are an APN Partner in China, or a global APN Partner with a presence in China, the assets available in APN Marketing Central can help you go-to-market with approved messaging from AWS. We have launched two new campaigns in Simplified Chinese—Big Data and Cloud Migration. APN Marketing Central is a benefit for all Standard-tier and above APN Partners and is available at no additional cost via Partner Central.

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How to Use the New APN Badge Manager

We are proud to announce the launch of APN Badge Manager—a tool that allows Standard-tier and above APN Partners to access, manage, and create custom badges to showcase the APN Program designations and AWS Competencies that your company holds. With APN Badge Manager, APN Partners can build customized badges to suit different communications goals. The tool will dynamically create an APN Badge with up to five program components.

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AWS Training and Certification Portal Now Live

AWS Training and Certification can help APN Partners deepen AWS knowledge and skills, differentiate their business, and better serve customers. And now, the AWS Training and Certification Portal allows you to access and manage your training and certification activities, progress, and benefits – all in one place. Previously, you had to rely on multiple websites to […]

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2015 APN Program Guide Available on the APN Portal

We’ve made a number of changes to the APN Program in 2015. As our APN Partner ecosystem continues to grow, we continue to invest in, develop, and expand on a number of resources available to APN Partners, including APN Partner Programs, AWS Training and Certification for APN Partners, APN Partner benefits, APN Marketing resources and additional go-to-market […]

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New and Updated Technical Content – Now Available on the APN Portal

This morning, we added and updated a number of pieces of technical content for APN Partners to the APN Portal. All of the content added today has been written by our AWS Partner Solutions Architect (SA) team, who work closely with APN Partners on a day-to-day basis. New Documents Added: Best Practices for Running Oracle Database on Amazon Web […]

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