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Updated Validation Checklists for AWS Competency, AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready Partners

To receive program validations in the AWS Partner Network (APN), organizations must undergo rigorous technical validation and are assessed on the security, performance, and reliability of their AWS solutions. To help AWS Partners better understand this process and our validation requirements, we are releasing new versions of validation checklists for the AWS Competency, AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready programs.

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AWS Control Tower Best Practices for AWS Solution Providers

As AWS Control Tower is adopted more and more, it’s important that AWS Consulting Partners within the AWS Solution Provider Program can leverage the multi-account benefits Control Tower offers. Learn how the Solution Provider Program is flexible in the types of customer models it allows. This flexibility serves the end customer’s business needs. However, AWS Partners must take care in how they architect AWS Organizations for their customers, which directly impacts the use of Control Tower.

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Say Hello to 81 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in May

We are excited to highlight 81 AWS Partners that received new designations in May 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 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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Amazon RDS Ready Program Expands to Include Partner Business Application Product Category

With the new Amazon RDS Ready for Business Applications category, part of the AWS Service Ready Program, customers can now find business application products that follow AWS security, availability, reliability, performance, and other architecture best practices while integrating with Amazon RDS. Amazon RDS Ready business applications are deployed within a customer’s account or provided as SaaS deployed in AWS Partners’ accounts. Learn more about Amazon RDS Ready Ready Partners!

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AWS Startup Showcase Highlights Innovators in AI, Security, and Life Sciences

From pre-seed to IPO, the world’s most innovative startups build on AWS. This month, we’re excited to show our support through the next AWS Startup Showcase, a virtual AWS Loft-style event we’re hosting in partnership with theCUBE. The event is geared towards an audience of business decision makers, developers, and IT professionals. It features some of the most innovative companies from the APN Global Startup Program showcasing their latest offerings and innovations in AI, security, and life sciences.

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AWS Honored with 5-Star Rating in the 2021 CRN Partner Program Guide

AWS earned a 5-Star rating by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2021 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide provides a conclusive list of the most distinguished partner programs from leading technology companies. The 5-Star rating is awarded to an exclusive group of companies that go above and beyond with their partner programs. AWS was honored based on a range of investments made by the AWS Partner Network (APN) to help businesses build, market, and sell their products, services, and solutions.

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Say Hello to 66 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in April

We are excited to highlight 66 AWS Partners that received new designations in April 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 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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How to Strengthen Your Own AWS Practice with Help from an Experienced AWS Partner

With more and more businesses investing in cloud products and solutions, the time to power a sustainable cloud practice is now. For technology solution providers, it can be time-consuming and costly to figure out how to build a cloud business that offers customers the best value and stands out from the rest. Tech Data created a clearly defined path through its Cloud Practice Builder framework meant to streamline this journey for fellow AWS Partners.

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7 Tips for AWS Consulting Partners Conducting Well-Architected Reviews for Customers

For AWS Consulting Partners, running highly impactful Well-Architected Reviews can be key to building long-term relationships with customers. Effective use of the AWS Well-Architected Framework educates customers on best practices and how to measure and improve their workloads. Based on feedback we have received over the past 2+ years, here are some tips which consultants can include in their reviews to ensure customer success.

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Say Hello to 99 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in March

We are excited to highlight 99 AWS Partners that received new designations in March 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 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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