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How to Increase Visibility with Customers Through the AWS Competency Program

For APN Partners that have earned an AWS Competency, we offer specific benefits that help you increase visibility and engagement with AWS teams and customers. Five key areas of AWS Competency benefits include: Increased visibility with go-to-market (GTM) activities; Access to Market Development Funds (MDF) and discounts; Demand-gen and customer acquisition; Unlock benefits for business development and support; Exclusive access to event-specific benefits.

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Accelerating Data Warehouse Migration to Amazon Redshift Using Cognizant Intelligent Data Works

Many organizations are looking to migrate existing, on-premises enterprise data warehouse systems to cloud-based data warehouse systems such as Amazon Redshift. Here, we discuss how Cognizant’s Intelligent Migration Workbench (IMW) can be used to accelerate the data warehouse migrations while converting Oracle PL/SQL and Tetradata BTEQ scripts. IMW makes it easy to move mission critical proprietary code to AWS, giving customers competitive edge through faster time to market.

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Enable Your Workers and Protect Sensitive Data with Solutions from AWS End User Computing Competency Partners

AWS End User Computing (EUC) Competency Partners provide services and offerings that help customers with strategy, professional services, managing infrastructure, repeatable intellectual property, and optimization of EUC technologies on AWS, such as Amazon WorkSpaces, Amazon AppStream 2.0, Amazon WorkDocs, and Amazon WorkLink. When you deploy EUC solutions on AWS, you can maintain security over your data, improve user productivity, simplify IT operations, and enable builders to be more innovative.

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Using AWS PrivateLink Integrations to Access SaaS Solutions from APN Partners

There are AWS PrivateLink-enabled SaaS offerings from APN Partners for everything from managed databases to analytics tools and fraud detection APIs. By integrating with AWS PrivateLink, these offerings make it easy to consume fully-managed services while still maintaining a private network configuration that used to require you to host applications yourself. To help you find SaaS products like these, we are excited to feature solutions from APN SaaS Partners who fully support AWS PrivateLink access to their applications.

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Running Applications on Amazon EKS Using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Spotinst Ocean

While implementing a microservices architecture, Kubernetes can be a powerful tool to manage containers. However, if you are just starting out in the Kubernetes ecosystem, it can be hard to get a hang of. This post helps you get started with Amazon EKS to set up a production-ready Kubernetes cluster, and introduces Spotinst Ocean to help manage Amazon EKS clusters and reduce costs by provisioning clusters on Amazon EC2 Spot instances.

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Say Hello to 43 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in June

We are excited to highlight 43 APN Partners that received new designations in May for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery 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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Migrating Containerized Applications to Amazon EKS in Minutes Using XebiaLabs Blueprints

Amazon EKS provides a Kubernetes management infrastructure across Availability Zones so you don’t have to manage a control plane or replace unhealthy control plane nodes. AWS Competency Partner XebiaLabs supports infrastructure provisioning and application deployment for many of the most popular AWS services, including Amazon EKS. They recently introduced a feature called DevOps as Code, which makes it even easier to migrate applications to Amazon EKS infrastructure.

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Increasing Savings and Mitigating Risks with Amazon EC2 Convertible Reserved Instances

When managing AWS spending, you want to mitigate risks and costs wherever possible. One way to do this is to increase your coverage of Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances, which results in significant discounts and increased savings. However, constantly improving technology and the evolving needs of your company can render your committed Reserved Instances obsolete. Cloudwiry’s cost management platform specializes in this cost-recovery practice by optimizing Reserved Instance coverage for ROI.

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Creating Energy IoT Solutions Using Intel SoC FPGA Devices and AWS Services

Power utilities around the world are headed towards the most radical shift in their business since their inception nearly 150 years ago. The digitization of the grid—along with the shifting requirements of regulatory bodies—creates new challenges and opportunities for utilities around the world. Intel and AWS are committed to providing the tools, platforms, and services to make these capabilities a reality. In that context, this post introduces the concept of Energy IoT.

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More Reasons for Customers to Migrate Their Microsoft Workloads to AWS

The APN has a long-standing AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency track with top APN Partners who provide consulting services to customers. Now, we are pleased to announce a new AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency track for APN Technology Partners. The new AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency track identifies, validates, and highlights best-in-class independent software vendors (ISVs) that have demonstrated deep knowledge and experience in helping customers migrate and enhance Microsoft Workloads on AWS.

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