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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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AWS Blockchain Partner Program

Blockchain and the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain: Driving Security and Transparency

Forward-thinking companies are looking to new technologies such as blockchain to provide visibility into medicinal sourcing and the journey a medicine takes to move from creation to the hands of an end user, whose quality of life depends on its authenticity. Through the use of blockchain technology—a distributed ledger enabling trusted transactions among multiple parties—the pharmaceutical supply chain can become more secure, streamlined, and auditable.

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VMware Cloud on AWS Continues to Gain Momentum with Enterprises

It has been almost one year since we announced VMware Cloud on AWS availability at VMworld 2017. Adoption of VMware Cloud on AWS is accelerating in the enterprise as customers are able to migrate, run, and protect production workloads at scale to deliver business outcomes. For example, an online gaming company was able to migrate 600 game development VMs seamlessly to the cloud without disrupting the business or changing their policies and internal procedures.

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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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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 Professional Certification

Expanded APN Partner Learning Paths Now Include AWS Professional Services

We have expanded and updated our APN Partner Learning Paths to make it easier for you to find the right training for your role. APN Partners can choose from AWS Business Professional, AWS Technical Professional Path, or a new AWS Professional Services learning path. Each path highlights where to get started, and then directs you where to find and enroll in the relevant training courses and AWS Certification to achieve your learning objectives.

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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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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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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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SaaS Storage Partitioning with Amazon Aurora Serverless

With the introduction of Amazon Aurora Serverless (currently in preview), SaaS providers are now equipped with a model to bring the scale and cost efficiency of serverless computing directly to storage partitioning models of SaaS solutions. We take a closer look at how Aurora Serverless works and how it influences your approach to storage partitioning in SaaS environments. The goal here is to highlight the implications of the serverless storage model, identifying key areas that will be of particular interest to SaaS developers.

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