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Say Hello to 22 New AWS Competency Partners Added in June

The AWS Competency Program welcomed 22 new APN Partners in June—spanning workload, solution, and industry designations. The AWS Competency Program helps customers identify and choose top APN Partners that have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. This validation gives customers complete confidence in choosing APN Partner solutions from the tens of thousands in the AWS Partner Network.

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Blockchain on AWS

How AWS Blockchain Partners Are Enabling New Ways of Doing Business

At AWS, we believe distributed ledger technology (DLT) such as blockchain can help customers simplify transactions and conduct efficient, secure interactions with different parties around the globe. Fortunately, the large and growing APN blockchain community shares our passion for putting customers first and driving innovation. Together, we are setting out to discover how blockchain solutions on AWS can address customer pain points and enable new ways of doing business.

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Coarse Location Tracking with Eseye AnyNet Secure SIM and AWS IoT

Coarse location tracking is a subset of location tracking where the approximate location of an asset (within a 20-mile radius) suffices the use-case requirements. Learn how you can use network-based location and AWS IoT to track coarse location of assets using deep integration between AWS IoT, AWS IoT Analytics, and Eseye’s AnyNet Secure SIM, a one-stop, global cellular connectivity solution. Eseye is an APN Advanced Technology Partner with the AWS IoT Competency.

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AWS Partner Network

How to Submit APN Customer Reviews

If you’re an AWS customer and have worked with an APN Partner, reviewing your engagements provides AWS with key insights we use to monitor and improve the quality of APN Programs. AWS customers are encouraged to leave reviews on APN Partner engagements that have been launched for more than two (2) weeks. This gives your organization some time to adjust to the new solution or workload delivered by the APN Partner, resulting in a more detailed, thorough review.

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AWS Quick Starts

Updated SAP HANA on AWS Quick Start Supports Multi-AZ, Single-Node Configurations

We are excited to release a major update to the SAP HANA on AWS Quick Start that supports Multi-AZ, single-node configurations with high availability. The SAP HANA on AWS Quick Start helps you deploy fully functional SAP HANA systems on the AWS Cloud, following best practices from AWS and SAP. The Multi-AZ option uses two Availability Zones for the SAP HANA environment on AWS and provisions two SAP HANA servers—primary and secondary—in separate, private subnets and configures them for high availability.

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AWS Partner Network

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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AWS MSP Program

Updated MSP Partner Program Validation Checklist – Version 3.3

We are pleased to share the latest updates to our AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program requirements in version 3.3 of the Validation Checklist. This version reflects our most recent program criteria, with improvements focused on raising the bar for MSP Partners and the AWS customer experience. APN Partners entering the program, or MSP Partners renewing their program status, will be required to meet Version 3.3 requirements for all audits and renewals as of October 1, 2018.

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Introducing the APN Customer Engagements (ACE) Program

We are excited to introduce the APN Customer Engagements (ACE) Program to help APN Partners drive successful customer engagements on AWS. While our APN Opportunity Management Program has been available to APN Partners since September of 2017, the new ACE Program makes Standard-tier and above APN Partners eligible to receive engagements from AWS. We provide APN Partners with resources, tools, sales, and technical support to help drive successful engagements with AWS customers.

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Introducing AWS SaaS Factory to Help ISVs Accelerate SaaS Adoption

We are excited to introduce AWS SaaS Factory to help accelerate and guide the adoption of a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery model on AWS. The program offers a comprehensive set of business and technical best practices, as well as engagement opportunities that empower and support ISVs building SaaS offerings on AWS. The focus is on helping customers and APN Partners at all stages of the SaaS on AWS journey.

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Say Hello to 41 New AWS Competency Partners Added in May

The AWS Competency Program admitted 41 new APN Partners in May—spanning workload, solution, and industry designations. The AWS Competency Program helps customers identify and choose top APN Partners that have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. This validation gives customers complete confidence in choosing APN Partner solutions from the tens of thousands in the AWS Partner Network.

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