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Why APN Partners Are Excited About the AWS Partner Network

The AWS Partner Network (APN) is the global partner program for technology and consulting businesses who leverage AWS to build solutions and services for customers. The APN helps companies build, market, and sell their AWS offerings by providing valuable business, technical, and marketing support. At AWS re:Invent 2019, we met up with APN Partners and asked them about their experience with the AWS Partner Network. Here’s what they had to say!

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Analyzing COVID-19 Data with AWS Data Exchange, Amazon Redshift, and Tableau 

To help everyone visualize COVID-19 data confidently and responsibly, we brought together APN Partners Salesforce, Tableau, and MuleSoft to create a centralized repository of trusted data from open source COVID-19 data providers. Anyone can work with the public data, blend it with their own data, or subscribe to the source datasets directly through AWS Data Exchange, and then use Amazon Redshift together with Tableau to better understand the impact on their organization.

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Reducing the Cost of Managing Multiple AWS Accounts Using AWS Control Tower

As larger and more complex workloads are deployed on AWS, multi-account solutions are an increasingly common architectural blueprint. Often referred to as cloud “landing zones,” these blueprints enable simple administrative boundaries. However, using multiple accounts increases the complexity of security tooling, access control and authorization, and cross-account networking. AWS Control Tower simplifies the process of setting up multi-account environments with predefined security baseline templates.

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Developing Migration and Rapid Application Development Strategies for SAP S/4HANA on AWS

Migrating from an on-premises SAP environment to SAP S/4HANA on AWS can appear intimidating, particularly for organizations that have little experience with cloud infrastructure. There’s good reason for caution: shifting mission-critical workloads without proper planning can disrupt your business. Fortunately, a suite of powerful tools from AWS and Deloitte can help you complete a migration or greenfield deployment efficiently and with minimal disruption.

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Say Hello to 90 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in April

We are excited to highlight 90 APN Partners that received new designations in April for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready 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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Integrating Third-Party Solutions to AWS Config Rule Evaluations

AWS Config continuously monitors and records your AWS resource configurations, and allows you to automate the evaluation of recorded configurations against desired configurations. This post aims to assist you on deploying a set of custom AWS Config Rules that leverages third-party REST APIs to evaluate AWS resources in an automated fashion. The AWS Config evaluations represented in this guide show the reporting status of Amazon EC2 instances against TrendMicro and Qualys.

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How Mactores Tripled Performance by Migrating from Oracle to Amazon Redshift with Zero Downtime

Mactores used a five-step approach to migrate, with zero downtime, a large manufacturing company from an Oracle on-premises data warehouse to Amazon Redshift. The result was lower total cost of ownership and triple the performance for dependent business processes and reports. The migration tripled the customer’s performance of reports, dashboards, and business processes, and lowered TCO by 30 percent. Data refresh rates dropped from 48 hours to three hours.

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How APN Partners Can Help You Build a Digital Workplace on AWS

The Digital Workplace program at AWS identifies APN Partners and AWS solutions that can help you build a digital workplace. All the partners and AWS solutions that we showcase have passed a Technical Baseline Review with AWS, and some of our APN Partners have also created AWS Quick Starts. These accelerators that reduce hundreds of manual procedures into just a few steps, so you can build your production environment quickly and start using it immediately.

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Monitoring Your Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Firewall with a Syslog Sidecar

By hosting a Palo Alto Networks VM-Series firewall in an Amazon VPC, you can use AWS native cloud services—such as Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon Kinesis Data Streams, and AWS Lambda—to monitor your firewall for changes in configuration. This post explains why that’s desirable and walks you through the steps required to do it. You now have a way to monitor your Palo Alto Networks firewall that is very similar to how you monitor your AWS environment with AWS Config.

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5 Adaptive IT Principles to Get Digital Transformation Right

Adapting to the digitally disrupted world is high on the agenda for organizations everywhere. DevOps is a response to this challenge. It lowers internal transaction costs, flattens hierarchies, and makes the IT function more responsive. DevOpsGroup, an AWS DevOps Competency Partner, is addressing this need with the Adaptive IT Framework. It draws on learnings gained helping organizations implement DevOps methodologies, as well as established best practice principles.

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