AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
Tag: AWS Competency Partners
Use Amazon OpenSearch Service with Kibana for Identity Federation – Auth0
With the 2018 release of Amazon OpenSearch Service integration with Amazon Cognito, you can now enable corporate users to access OpenSearch with Kibana using your corporate directory credentials through identity federation. In this post, we share a step-by-step integration of Auth0 and Amazon Cognito. With Amazon Cognito User Pool, you can extend your directory so Auth0 users are able to log in to Kibana with the same security credentials.
Creating a Golden AMI Pipeline Integrated with Qualys for Vulnerability Assessments
The golden AMI pipeline addresses challenges faced by customer cloud teams. It describes a method for providing a repeatable, scalable, and approved application stack factory that increases innovation velocity, reduces effort, and increases the chief information security officer’s confidence that IT teams are compliant in their cloud deployments. In this post, we explored how to set up a golden AMI creation pipeline with a combination of AWS services, as well as the Qualys Scanner available on AWS Marketplace.
Audi’s 3D Online Car Configurator Uses ZeroLight to Deliver a Fully Interactive 3D Experience
Audi is focused on delivering the best customer experience at every touch point and worked with ZeroLight to revolutionize their online proposition, translating their highly successful digital dealership experience to the web. Utilizing AWS, when customers access the 3D configurator online via Audi’s website, they receive a live 3D representation of their chosen Audi model that is fully configurable. The stream is accessed within five seconds and replicates the visual quality a customer would see in any Audi store.
AWS Container Competency Partners Help Customers Deploy Applications Quickly, Reliably, and Consistently
We announced the AWS Container Competency for APN Partners at AWS re:Invent 2018. Launch Partners have built solutions on AWS that improve customers’ abilities to run workloads on containers. To give you an idea how AWS Container Competency Partners are helping customers package and deploy application in a scalable, secure environment, we are excited to share a couple customer stories from APN Partners Aporeto, Dynatrace, and Weaveworks.
How AWS Well-Architected Reviews Can Drive a Customer-First Culture
APN Premier Partner nClouds helps customers build and manage modern infrastructure solutions that deliver innovation faster. They have been conducting AWS Well-Architected Reviews since getting certified as an AWS Well-Architected Partner in January 2018. In this post, we explore the basics of Well-Architected and the value of a Well-Architected Review, as well as how this framework can support your business. You will find AWS Well-Architected essential to achieving a customer-first culture.
Automating Your AWS Landing Zone Deployment to Speed Up Large-Scale Migrations
In this post, we describe best practices and introduce the AWS Landing Zone solution that automates landing zone deployment and configuration. It all starts with a multi-account structure with security and governance controls and network settings. Based on customer business requirements, the initial AWS Landing Zone environment can be scaled up through capabilities like the Account Vending Machine functionality, Landing Zone Add-Ons, and automated resource baselining.
Say Hello to 23 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in December
We are excited to highlight 23 APN Partners that received new designations in December for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help customers identify specialized APN Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. Please join us in welcoming our newest APN Partner designees!
How Banks Can Harness Data to Reinvent the Customer Experience
Digital banking has evolved significantly over the past decade, completely transforming the financial marketplace. It has become commonplace for banking customers to use mobile apps and online portals for many banking needs. Because of this digital transformation, banks have more data than ever. Vertical Trail’s Financial Data Hub gives banks the ability to obtain reliable insights from their data and convert them into transformative action.
Gain Quick Insights to Data with Alteryx, a Highly Scalable Data Analytics Platform
Data is at the nucleus of informed decision-making. For many organizations, however, there are complicated processes that come into play before data can serve its true purpose. The Alteryx Platform is a self-service data science and analytics platform that enables organizations to take full advantage of their data and analytics assets through a drag-and-drop interface that is both code-free and code-friendly. The end-to-end platform empowers users to break data barriers and deliver business-critical insights faster.
How We Rebuilt a Mythical Startup at AWS GameDay
AWS GameDay is a learning exercise designed to familiarize players with an AWS environment, and challenge them to come up with ways to solve problems based on the AWS resources they have available. GameDay has been a showcase event for APN Partners and customers in the Americas, but we wanted to provide this immersive experience to folks working in India as well. At Cognizant’s event, teams used AWS services to track down the absconding CEO of a fictitious unicorn rental company.