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Announcing Tier Support for APN Partners Impacted by COVID-19

As we closely monitor the impact of COVID-19 across the world, we have been evaluating how best to support and enable APN Partners in this unprecedented situation. We have made the decision to allow APN Partners to maintain their 2019 APN Tier status throughout 2020. Enhanced tier requirements came into effect in 2020. By extending APN Tier status through 2020, we are enabling APN Partners to focus on supporting their customers rather than meeting program requirements during this difficult time.

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Succeeding with Your Next-Gen AWS MSP Sales, Solutions Architecture, and Marketing Teams

This four-part series for APN Partners can help you build a next-generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP). The AWS MSP Partner Program recognizes leading APN Consulting Partners that are highly skilled at providing full lifecycle solutions to customers. We have discussed the foundational tenets of next-gen MSPs and how to shape your teams so you can deliver a successful MSP offering on AWS. In this final post, I will focus on your MSP’s sales and alliance, solutions architecture, and marketing teams.

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Say Hello to 42 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, and MSP Partners Added in February

We are excited to highlight 42 APN Partners that received new designations in January 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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New-Look AWS Competency Validation Checklists for APN Technology Partners

To receive the AWS Competency designation, which showcases top APN Partners to customers, organizations must undergo rigorous technical validation. To help APN Technology Partners understand this process and our validation requirements, we are releasing new versions of the AWS Competency Validation Checklists (VCL). These checklists outline the customer case study and technical criteria needed for APN Technology Partners to achieve the AWS Competency designation.

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Say Hello to 34 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in January

We are excited to highlight 34 APN Partners that received new designations in January 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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5 Tips to Help Managed Service Providers Prepare for the AWS MSP Program Audit

We’ve heard from APN Partners about some of the challenges they face when preparing for the AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Program audit, so we developed this list of five recommendations to help your organization prepare. These tips are based on AWS MSP Partner observations and best practices that should drive a more positive application and audit experience. All APN Partners must perform and pass a full audit with our third-party auditing firm in order to be a validated AWS MSP Partner.

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Updated AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program Validation Checklist – Version 4.1

We are pleased to share the latest updates to our AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program requirements in Version 4.1 of the Validation Checklist. This version reflects our most recent program criteria. By maintaining a high bar in this program, MSP Partners realize greater value by achieving elite recognition for their distinguished capabilities, and AWS customers can have increased confidence in working with AWS MSP Partners.

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Say Hello to 104 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in December

We are excited to highlight 104 APN Partners that received new designations in December 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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What’s New with the APN Customer Engagements (ACE) Program?

The APN Customer Engagements (ACE) program helps APN Partners support customers and drive successful engagements on AWS. Through the ACE program, qualifying APN Partners are eligible to receive AWS Lead and Opportunity Referrals through the ACE Pipeline Manager in APN Partner Central. The ACE Pipeline Manager provides you with resources, tools, and the sales and technical support to ensure you are supported in driving meaningful engagements with AWS customers.

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The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2019

Take a look at the most popular APN Blog posts in 2019. 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 AWS Partner Network (APN) specifically. The APN is the global partner program for AWS and helps tens of thousands of organizations across the world build, market, and sell their AWS-based offerings. Thank you for reading, and Happy New Year!

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