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5 Things You May Not Know About Your Market Development Funds (MDF) Benefits

The Market Development Funds (MDF) program is designed to help APN Partners drive demand generation and go-to-market activities. We strive to help APN Partners generate revenue by building awareness and pipeline for products, services, and solutions. Typical co-funded activity types include case studies, webinars, online or email marketing, or events like CIO roundtables. APN Partners can access MDF benefits today by logging in to APN Partner Central and navigating to the APN Funding Programs page.

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Using AWS Serverless Technology as an Enabler for Cloud Adoption

When a national UK retailer undertook the challenge of replacing their e-commerce platform, the challenge was not inconsiderable. A heavily-customized WebSphere implementation had been the backbone of the organization for many years and was integrated throughout the business. Learn how BJSS leveraged the AWS Serverless Platform and an innovative delivery approach to deliver success for the customer.

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How Heimdall’s Database Proxy Improves Website Response Times with No Code Changes

Questis, a configurable technology platform for financial intermediaries, realized their backend infrastructure required additional development to improve performance, provide high-availability, and rapidly scale to meet the needs of Questis customers accessing the platform. Learn why they chose to team up with Heimdall Data, an AWS Competency Partner that offers a transparent database proxy and gives developers SQL visibility and control to improve backend performance and scalability.

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How Accelerating Data Preparation with Trifacta for Amazon Redshift Drives More Value from Analytics

Onboarding data for operational analytics requires agility in taking disparate sources of data in varying formats and schemas, and then blending, cleaning, and restructuring that data for analysis. For many data analysts and data scientists, the majority of their work is tied up in this data preparation and cleaning process. Trifacta enables a diverse set of users with varying skill sets to quickly onboard new customer data by providing a unique user experience driven by visualizations and intelligent guidance—not code.

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Accelerating Enterprise Application Migration to AWS Using Dynatrace

Dynatrace is an AWS migration partner and provides an artificial intelligence-powered platform which delivers full-stack, automated monitoring that goes beyond collecting data. It can help you address challenges in operations, DevOps, cloud migration, and customer experience. In this post, we focus on how Dynatrace shaped their cloud migration and autonomous cloud operations capabilities through their own migration journey from legacy on-premises enterprise application to cloud-native services running on AWS.

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All-in-One Data Management Platform Gives SaaS Companies a 360-Degree View of Their Customers

AgriWebb is a fast-growing startup based in Australia that chose Panoply to quickly set up a data stack and help them get a 360-degree view of the customer journey. Panoply’s data management platform is built on AWS and eliminates the development and coding typically associated with transforming, integrating, and managing big data. With Panoply, AgriWebb was able to revolutionize their understanding of customer behavior and their marketing funnel.

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New Validation Checklists Clarify AWS Competency Requirements for APN Technology Partners

To receive the AWS Competency designation, APN Partners must undergo rigorous technical validation related to industry-specific technology, as well as an assessment of the security, performance, and reliability of their AWS solutions. This validation gives customers complete confidence in choosing APN Partners to team up with. To help APN Technology Partners better understand this process and our validation requirements, we are releasing new versions of the AWS Competency Validation Checklists.

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How Arq Group Transformed Their Business to Become a Next-Generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP)

After joining the AWS Partner Network (APN), Arq Group quickly grew their business on AWS and became an APN Premier Consulting Partner and member of the AWS MSP Partner Program, which recognizes leading APN Partners that are highly skilled at providing full lifecycle solutions to customers. Next-generation AWS MSP Partners like Arq Group help enterprises invent tomorrow, solve business problems, and support initiatives by driving key outcomes.

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APN Tier Changes: What’s New and What’s Different in 2019?

At AWS re:Invent 2018, the AWS Partner Network (APN) announced updates to the overall APN program. This includes updated APN Tier requirements and benefits for APN Partners, such as prescriptive funding based on current tier and program attainment. As of April 1, 2019, the new APN Tier requirements are in effect. Want to know what’s changing? Read on to see what requirements are new this year, and what remains the same. You can also learn more about how APN Partners can prepare for these changes.

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Enabling Digital Transformation with Secure Team Collaboration from Symphony

Symphony was built by a consortium of 15 leading global financial institutions to solve the critical issue of how to collaborate while remaining secure and compliant. This initial goal has lead Symphony to develop a platform that’s changing the way companies do business in critical industries like financial services. Its open APIs, integrations, bots, and workflows are helping to create a more democratic ecosystem for innovation, within and beyond financial services.

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