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Building a Case for Cloud Migration Based on TCO with CC Analyzer from CloudChomp

Considering the complexity involved in a cloud migration project, arriving at the decision to migrate one’s company to the public cloud is not always easy. Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is a key factor in getting to a directional decision. CloudChomp’s migration assessment tool, CC Analyzer, provides a flexible and comprehensive platform that does the heavy lifting in terms of data collection, right-sizing, and target recommendations, while at the same time providing ample flexibility to account for special cases.

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Exploring Innovation and Experience with AWS Retail at NRF 2020: Retail’s Big Show

AWS will once again be an exhibitor at retail’s largest global trade show—NRF 2020: Retail’s Big Show from Jan. 12-14 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. The NRF Big Show attracts nearly 40,000 attendees from all over the world, as well as major technology vendors and partners. AWS is one of NRF’s Chairman’s Circle Sponsors, and we are excited to help other retailers transform their businesses by sharing experiences from Amazon’s own tested, proven innovations.

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The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2019

Take a look at the most popular APN Blog posts in 2019. Our goal with this blog is to share timely and relevant news, technical solutions, partner success stories, and more from Amazon Web Services and the AWS Partner Network (APN) specifically. The APN is the global partner program for AWS and helps tens of thousands of organizations across the world build, market, and sell their AWS-based offerings. Thank you for reading, and Happy New Year!

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Maximizing the Value of Your Cloud-Enabled Enterprise Data Lake by Tracking Critical Metrics

Successful data lake implementations can serve a corporation well for years. Accenture, an APN Premier Consulting Partner, recently had an engagement with a Fortune 500 company that wanted to optimize its AWS data lake implementation. As part of the engagement, Accenture moved the customer to better-suited services and developed metrics to closely monitor the health of its overall environment in the cloud.

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Say Hello to 45 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in November

We are excited to highlight 45 APN Partners that received new designations in August 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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Turning Data into a Key Enterprise Asset with a Governed Data Lake on AWS

Data and analytics success relies on providing analysts and data end users with quick, easy access to accurate, quality data. Enterprises need a high performing and cost-efficient data architecture that supports demand for data access, while providing the data governance and management capabilities required by IT. Data management excellence, which is best achieved via a data lake on AWS, captures and makes quality data available to analysts in a fast and cost-effective way.

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New APN Program Launches and Updates Announced at AWS re:Invent 2019

The annual Global Partner Summit was held Dec. 2-6 at AWS re:Invent 2019, and we are excited to introduce the APN’s new program launches and key initiatives for 2020. Global Partner Summit helps APN Partners to leverage AWS technologies and learn how the APN program can help companies build, market, and sell their AWS-based offerings. This post will showcase the new APN programs that partners can take advantage of today, including AWS Service Ready and the APN Global Startup Program.

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AWS Partner Network (APN) Launches Showcase of its Best-in-Class Retail Partners

Finding the most qualified and experienced partners can be time-consuming for retailers, and may not always lead to the best partners for their cloud adoption journey. To assist retailers with this search, the APN launched the AWS Retail Competency. This designation helps retailers find top APN Partners with highly specialized solutions and consulting practices that offer retail technology and services that are powered and vetted by AWS.

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Introducing the AWS Public Safety & Disaster Response Competency

First responders, public safety agencies, disaster response organizations, hospitals, schools, and cities are facing a growing number of challenges in resiliency planning. With the new AWS Public Safety & Disaster Response Competency, AWS customers can identify top APN Consulting Partners that can identify, build, and implement technology offerings that improve organizational capacity to prepare, respond, and recover from emergencies and disasters.

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On the Ground: Daily Updates from AWS Global Partner Summit 2019

We are thrilled to be in Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent 2019 and our annual Global Partner Summit, meeting and connecting with APN Partners from around the world. This year’s conference provides APN Partners with great opportunities to connect, collaborate, and discover. APN Partners will be busy all week attending breakout sessions, chalk talks, and hands-on trainings to learn how the APN program can help their business build, market, and sell their AWS-based offerings.

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