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Tag: AWS Competency Partners

Security Orchestration with Symantec Cloud Workload Protection and AWS Systems Manager

Symantec is an AWS Security Competency Partner that has integrated Amazon’s SSM Agent with their cloud-native Symantec Cloud Workload Protection (CWP) solution, which automates core security controls for AWS workloads, enabling business agility, risk reduction, and cost savings for organizations, while easing DevOps and administrative burdens. Customers can now deploy the CWP agent directly from the CWP console or just use a simple REST API call.

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AWS DevOps

How to Automate Centralized Logging and Integrate with Datadog

Having to debug a system with logs scattered in different places can make troubleshooting difficult, which is one of the reasons we recommend customers deliver AWS CloudTrail logs to a centralized Amazon S3 bucket. Although aggregating these logs is a big step forward, it still requires something to parse the logs and alert based on anomalies or high-risk API calls. Customers can integrate with solutions such as Datadog, which allows you to configure monitors and send critical change notifications to your team.

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Say Hello to 48 New AWS Competency Partners Added in July

The AWS Competency Program welcomed 48 new APN Partners in July—spanning workload, solution, and industry designations. The AWS Competency Program helps customers identify and choose the world’s top APN Partners that have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. Please join us in welcoming our newest AWS Competency Partners!

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AWS Partner Network

Why AWS Partner Network Badges Matter for Customers and APN Partners

We launched new APN Badges in 2017 to help APN Partners highlight their partnership with AWS. These badges, in turn, help AWS customers identify and choose APN Partners by clearly showcasing the subject matter expertise offered by individual companies. As you start to explore opportunities with our APN Partners, take special note of the APN Program designations they have listed on their APN Badge.

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AWS Training and Certification

Tips for Becoming Certified on Amazon Web Services

Carlos Martell is a DevOps Engineer at Cloudreach, an APN Premier Consulting Partner. Carlos got his first AWS Certification in February 2017, and over the next year challenged himself to obtain all AWS Certifications. Learn about Carlos’s journey and benefit from his tips and tricks for becoming AWS Certified. He also shares best practices for preparing and studying for the exams, as well as how to approach exam day itself.

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AWS Nonprofit Competency

Introducing the AWS Nonprofit Competency Program

Now more than ever, nonprofits are using IT to reduce costs and maximize operational efficiency. We are excited to announce the new AWS Nonprofit Competency Program, highlighting our top APN Partners that have built solutions on AWS that support the unique missions of the nonprofits they serve. With the help of AWS Nonprofit Competency Partners, AWS customers can quickly, cost-effiectively, and securely leverage technology to scale mission impact and drive social change.

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How AWS Nonprofit Competency Partners Help Customers Drive Social Change

To give you an idea how AWS Nonprofit Competency Partners are driving social change, learn about the work of APN Partners ClearScale, Civis Analytics, and Megazone. APN Premier Partner ClearScale helped SF Match eliminate single points of failure and provide quality, high availability service to their users. Civis partnered with Robin Hood Foundation to model SNAP and EITC participation rates in New York City. Megazone helped GCCEI overcome a lack of IT management staff to implement and service a new website with global reach.

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How to Build a Secure-by-Default Kubernetes Cluster with Basic CI/CD Pipeline on AWS

Kubernetes is an open-source platform to automate deploying, scaling, and operating application containers. But in itself, Kubernetes is not enough to achieve this goal. To fully empower our engineers, we need to build a CI/CD pipeline around Kubernetes. Using this tutorial from APN Partner Slalom Consulting, we have built a Kubernetes cluster with a good set of security defaults and then wrapped a simple CI/CD pipeline around it.

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AWS Blockchain Partner Program

A Modern Approach to Seafood Traceability with Blockchain Technology from Sawtooth

Hyperledger Sawtooth is an enterprise blockchain platform for building distributed ledger applications and networks. Built by Intel, Sawtooth simplifies blockchain application development by separating the core system from the application domain. Application developers can specify the business rules appropriate for their application, using the language of their choice, without needing to know the underlying design of the core system. Sawtooth validators can be run from pre-built Docker containers and launched on AWS.

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How Musicians Use AWS to Go from Big Data to Their Big Break

Despite advances in music-sharing technology, touring and live shows remain staples for emerging artists. How do artists and promoters align the reach of streaming services with fans’ physical locations to better plan, promote, and manage live shows? To answer this question, Vertical Trail partnered with Gigable to create a music platform and app that uses curated playlists, geo-based concert discovery, and online ticketing to close the gap between artists and their fans—all while building a formidable big data asset.

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