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Say Hello to 26 New AWS Competency Partners Added in April

The AWS Competency Program admitted 26 new APN Partners in April—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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New APN How-To Guides for Architecture Diagrams, Case Studies, Building Microsites

We are excited to share three new how-to guides featuring best practices for creating and uploading architecture diagrams, case studies and customer references, and microsites. Each guide provides clear benefits to Partners for building these assets and explains why the APN asks for them in applications for AWS Service Delivery, AWS Competency, and AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Programs. The how-to guides also detail how the APN uses Partner-submitted documentation and gives a few examples approved by the APN.

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Siemens Factory in Mexico Rolls Out MindSphere on AWS IoT Project in Less Than 8 Weeks

Siemens is Europe’s largest industrial manufacturing company and recently leveraged its MindSphere IoT platform to connect production machines at a factory in Monterrey, Mexico, to the AWS cloud in less than eight weeks, which will help it to double efficiency. AWS announced at Hannover Messe 2018 that Siemens PLM, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a pre-qualified launch partner in the AWS Industrial Software Competency Program, which launches later in 2018.

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AWS Pre-Announces the Industrial Software Competency Program

At Hannover Messe 2018, the world’s largest trade show for industrial technology, we announced the AWS Industrial Software Competency Program will launch later in 2018 and help customers find highly qualified APN Partners to effectively solve their business challenges. Hannover Messe features insights from industrial thought leaders, as well as AWS product announcements in the Industrial IoT and Machine Learning spaces.

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Securing and Managing Secrets with HashiCorp Vault Enterprise

Data security is a concern for all enterprises and HashiCorp’s Vault Enterprise helps you achieve strong data security and scalability. Vault is a trusted secrets management tool designed to enable collaboration and governance across organizations. It enables developers, operators, and security professionals to deploy applications in zero-trust environments across public and private datacenters. Through a unified API and AWS integration, Vault can be integrated into your development at any stage.

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Why icare Chose APN Partner Cloudten to Implement a Scalable Outbound Gateway on AWS

When one of Australia’s largest general insurers, Insurance & Care NSW (icare), was looking for an urgent solution to relieve pressure on their constrained internal network and Internet links, they turned to Cloudten Industries, an APN Advanced Consulting Partner with the AWS Government Competency. Cloudten helped alleviate the load on icare’s internal network while allowing the business to meet its project deadlines for Office 365 migration.

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Complete Mainframe to AWS Migration with Candid Partners

Migrating a mainframe is a complex project, and Candid Partners is focused on solving the toughest business problems using AWS. They have successfully completed a legacy mainframe to AWS migration for a global enterprise client and are actively working on similar initiatives. In this post, Candid shares their experience and describes the approach, architecture, and lessons learned from this real-life mainframe migration. Candid Partners is an APN Advanced Consulting Partner with the AWS DevOps Competency.

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Say Hello to 17 New AWS Competency Partners Added in March

The AWS Competency Program admitted 17 new APN Partners in March—spanning workload, solution, and industry designations. The AWS Competency Program helps customers identify and choose the best APN Partner for their AWS projects and workloads. AWS Competency Partners have demonstrated proven customer success and deep specialization in unique market segments. Please join us in welcoming our newest AWS Competency Partners!

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Transforming SAP-Centric Organizations with MiCloud from APN Partner Lemongrass

SAP is known for having mission-critical software at the heart of large enterprises worldwide. Many of our customers have been running their key SAP productive systems on AWS for years. Lemongrass, an APN Advanced Consulting Partner with the AWS SAP Competency, has focused exclusively on SAP on AWS since 2010. They consistently produce great outcomes by taking customers through migration and deployment, and then providing a managed service offering using their suite of MiCloud applications.

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New APN Programs Available for AWS for Windows Partners

For APN Partners helping customers migrate, manage, or deploy Microsoft Workloads to AWS, we are introducing an Application Modernization category within the AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency, as well as the Amazon EC2 for Windows Service Delivery designation. Through our Microsoft Workloads Partners’ investment in developing a Windows on AWS practice, we know customers will have an exceptional experience and the most efficient deployment running Windows applications on AWS.

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