Tag: AWS Foundational Technical Review
At AWS, we’re at the forefront of an exciting transformation to drive our partners to new heights of productivity and profitability. Whether you want to reach new customers, sell alongside AWS sellers, or accelerate sales through AWS Marketplace, this transformation expands your opportunities every stage of your journey. In this post, we share key enhancements we’re making over the next six months to deepen your expertise and broaden the value across your business models.
New Case Studies and AWS Partner Success Stories: San Diego Comic-Con, Esri, Intel, Partner Transformation Program
AWS Partners are uniquely positioned to help customers take full advantage of all that AWS has to offer and accelerate their journey to the cloud. We’re excited to share a few stories to help you learn how customers around the world have accelerated their cloud adoption and fueled innovation by working with AWS Partners. Learn how Metal Toad keeps a top comic site safe for San-Diego Comic-Con, how Vodafone works with Esri to build a UK-wide digital twin on AWS, and more.
We’re excited to introduce the AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR) for Service Offerings to help partners adopt AWS security and technical best practices, increase discoverability, and accelerate their partner journey. The FTR for Service Offerings validates a partner service offering—highlighting technical and customer engagement capabilities, and increasing visibility with customers and AWS teams.
By undergoing a Foundational Technical Review (FTR), AWS Partners can gain valuable technical and business benefits by addressing important requirements and managing ongoing compliance. Thinknum, an Advanced Tier Services Partner, engaged in the AWS FTR to identify key opportunities for improvement in its AWS account configuration and receive guidance on how to implement improvements to its security, reliability, and operational posture.
The AWS Well-Architected Framework defines six pillars of cloud best-practices, and automation has matured to the point where it’s ready to support customers’ growing sophistication and appetite for efficiency. Learn how 6pillars’ dedication to automation-first and integration with AWS-native tools enables customers to deploy automation of AWS best practices quickly, safely, and cost-effectively. This drives significant benefits to customers seeking to adhere to multiple compliance standards.
Most SaaS solutions which undergo an AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR) ingest, manage, and store sensitive data. The FTR is a review based on the AWS Well-Architected Framework and enables AWS Partners to identify and remediate risks in their solutions. Learn how to manage and secure sensitive data within their SaaS solutions with a focus on addressing requirements related to PII or PHI requirements in the Foundational Technical Review.
The AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR) helps identify and mitigate technical risks in solutions built by AWS ISV Partners. The FTR focuses on a subset of AWS Well-Architected best practices and defines objective criteria for each requirement. In October 2021, we updated the FTR process for Partner Hosted solutions to make it faster, easier, and more accurate than before. In this post, learn how the updated FTR process works, benefits of the new process, and how you can get started.
Beginning in January 2021, any AWS Partner with a software solution that runs on or is integrated with AWS can join the new AWS ISV Partner Path. This provides a new and simplified Partner experience designed to accelerate the engagement ISVs have with AWS. It does so through prescriptive guidance, curated programs, funding benefits, and co-selling support. Among other benefits, AWS ISV Partner Path removes APN tier requirements for ISVs, while retaining their eligibility for programs such AWS Competency.