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Explore the SaaS Journey Framework in New AWS Whitepaper

The SaaS delivery model has become increasingly appealing to a wide range of companies. For many, the move to SaaS represents a significant transformational event that requires companies to examine all the moving parts of their business. Based upon our experience with thousands of AWS Partners across the world, we have created a new SaaS Journey Framework whitepaper that introduces a prescriptive framework to guide you through a SaaS journey on AWS.

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Know Before You (Virtually) Go: An AWS Partner’s Guide to re:Invent 2020

AWS re:Invent 2020 is being held as a free, three-week virtual conference. To help you prepare for the Global Partner Summit, we’ve rounded up a number of things to check out (virtually, of course). Global Partner Summit offers content and activities designed specifically for AWS Partners and prospective partners alike. Learn how to leverage AWS services to build solutions for customers, and explore programs that can help differentiate your business and reach new customers faster.

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5 Focus Areas Where AWS Helps Public Sector Partners Grow Their Business and Focus on Mission-Based Solutions

In her role leading the Worldwide Public Sector Partners and Programs team at AWS, Sandy Carter gets a firsthand look at the value and impact AWS Partners have on customers all over the world. Learn how AWS Public Sector Partners are helping customers address the needs and challenges they face today, and how the AWS Public Sector Partner Program helps organizations grow their business and focus on mission-based solutions.

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Announcing the AWS Partner Network’s Regional 2020 Partners of the Year

Each year, we honor AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners who are leaders in the channel and play key roles in helping customers drive innovation and build solutions on AWS. Announced throughout the year, APN Partner Awards recognize a wide range of born-in-the-cloud and traditional APN Consulting and Technology Partners whose business models have embraced specialization and collaboration. Please join us in congratulating these leading APN Partners for their recent success.

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Commercial Partners Can Accelerate Their AWS Practice with the AWS Partner Transformation Program

The AWS Partner Transformation Program (PTP) helps partners expedite cloud readiness in key business areas so they can help customers migrate to the AWS Cloud. The result is partner transformation, building an innovative cloud business for partners to better serve the ultimate customer. The PTP is now open to commercial sector partners that are either new to cloud and need help with planning for cloud migration, or have started the process but need help in accelerating their journey.

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Say Hello to 83 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in October

We are excited to highlight 83 APN Partners that received new designations in October for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready 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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Updates to AWS Partner-Led Support for Solution Provider Partners 

The AWS Solution Provider Program provides discounts to resellers offering Partner-Led Support, which allows AWS Partners to define the support offerings they sell to customers, rather than doing a straight resale of AWS Support. A newly-released support offering ties AWS Partners’ support discount to their performance on cost and quality goals. AWS anticipates these changes will improve the end-customer experience, while rewarding partners who actively invest in providing exceptional support.

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How to Start Your AWS Storage Journey with the APN Storage Navigate Track

Storage is a foundational component to every technology solution because data is a company’s most strategic asset. To help AWS Partners accelerate their storage transformation journey and meet this critical need for their own customers, we are excited to launch the APN Storage Navigate Track. This track helps partners prepare for the AWS Storage Competency, a designation that highlights AWS Partners’ technical proficiency and proven customer success.

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Importance of Service Level Agreement for SaaS Providers

One of the fundamental changes in adopting a SaaS model is moving from a product delivery to a service-oriented mindset. SaaS provides a 24×7 digital channel between you and the end customers. This post looks at how service level agreements (SLAs) aren’t just a measure of availability, but a tool that helps measure if the service is meeting the requirements of the customer-independent of the underlying architecture.

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Say Hello to 123 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in September

We are excited to highlight 123 AWS Partners that received new designations in September for our global AWS Competency, AWS Service Delivery, AWS Service Ready, and AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help customers identify top AWS Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. AWS Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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