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Say Hello to 69 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in October

We are excited to highlight 69 APN Partners that received new designations in August for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top APN Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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Investing in AWS Training and Certification is Good for Business

Companies all across the world and in virtually every industry need cloud expertise to help them transform their business. This is where the skill, expertise, and knowledge of APN Partners makes a difference for customers. AWS Training and Certification offers free training for APN Partners, as well as AWS Certification resources designed to specifically help partners build crucial skills while achieving and maintaining APN Partner tier status.

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Cloud Transformation is Not Just a Cheaper Alternative to a Data Center, But a Path to IT Innovation

While many are aware of the benefits of transitioning applications or workloads to the AWS Cloud, many IT decision makers (ITDM) are not familiar with the more transformative route a company takes when migrating its business to the cloud, or the factors that motivate leaders to choose this approach. Learn about the increasingly popular transformational route and dive deep on what motivates organizations to take this path.

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Accelerating Data Warehouse Migration to Amazon Redshift Using Cognizant Intelligent Data Works

Many organizations are looking to migrate existing, on-premises enterprise data warehouse systems to cloud-based data warehouse systems such as Amazon Redshift. Here, we discuss how Cognizant’s Intelligent Migration Workbench (IMW) can be used to accelerate the data warehouse migrations while converting Oracle PL/SQL and Tetradata BTEQ scripts. IMW makes it easy to move mission critical proprietary code to AWS, giving customers competitive edge through faster time to market.

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Calculating SaaS Cost Per Tenant: A PoC Implementation in an AWS Kubernetes Environment

In a SaaS environment, the compute, storage, and bandwidth resources are often shared among tenants, but this makes it challenging to deduce per tenant cost. A SaaS application running on a Kubernetes cluster on AWS adds a layer of further complexity as far as calculating the per tenant cost. Kubernetes is great at abstracting away the underlying pool of hardware. It almost gives us an illusion of having access to a single large compute resource.

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Industry’s First Alexa Skill Builder Certification Helps Give Partners a Voice Advantage

You can now register for the new AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty certification, the industry’s first and only certification that validates your ability to build, test, and publish Alexa Skills. This offering enables APN Partners to validate their Alexa and cloud expertise with an industry-recognized credential, building credibility among your clients and prospects. With Alexa, you can reach customers through more than 100 million Alexa-enabled devices.

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Discovering and Reporting on Agile Assets with AWS Systems Manager

Hundreds of large enterprises rely on Cognizant’s ability to provide customized cloud management platform capabilities with a differentiated experience. When it comes to managing workloads across hybrid and heterogeneous cloud environments, a key challenge is dealing with asset tracking. This includes software and hardware inventory. To address this growing need of managing and reporting asset details, Cognizant uses AWS Systems Manager, which gives you visibility and control of your infrastructure on AWS.

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How Slalom Created Personalized, Interactive Event Experiences Using Amazon Rekognition

Amazon Rekognition makes it easy to add highly accurate image and video analysis to your applications. The service’s core functionality allowed Slalom, an APN Premier Consulting Partner, to create three personalized, interactive experiences for attendees at REALIZE, the company’s inaugural, one-day client summit in Chicago. Dive deep into how Slalom did it, and follow along with a how-to so you can learn to do it yourself.

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Moving Legacy Oracle Workloads to the AWS Cloud Securely – Yes, You Can! 

AWS Premier Partner Apps Associates, an industry leader for migrating and managing Oracle workloads to the cloud, recently conducted an independent survey of more than 300 Oracle application customers to uncover what’s holding IT decision makers (ITDMs) back from moving their Oracle apps to the cloud. The study uncovered several myths that many ITDMs still believe to be true, although many of these myths have since been debunked—not by declaration but by repeatable, proven success.

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Team Up with AWS Competency Partners for Better Business and Bigger Results

AWS Competency Partners help customers take full advantage of the benefits AWS has to offer. With deep expertise on Amazon Web Services, AWS Competency Partners are uniquely positioned to help you achieve key business objectives. AWS Competency designations help customers identify and choose top APN Partners that can provide value-added services and solutions. Guidance from these skilled professionals leads to better business and bigger results that help customers at any stage of their cloud journey.

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