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AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program Validation Checklist Update – Version 4.2

We are pleased to share the latest updates to our AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program in version 4.2 of the Validation Checklist. This version reflects our most recent program criteria and requirements, with improvements focused on raising the bar for both MSP Partners and AWS customers. The changes in version 4.2 primarily focus on clarifying requirements and removing ambiguity based on feedback and questions we’ve received from our MSP Partner community.

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The Journey to AWS MSP: Best Practices for Executing the AWS MSP Full Audit

An integral part of the AWS MSP journey is completing the full two-day audit with ISSI, our third-party auditing firm and an AWS Select Consulting Partner. In our first post in a two-part series, we had a Q&A with Chang Leong, Global Head of Auditing at ISSI, who shared best practices leading up to the AWS MSP audit. In this post, we continue the conversation with Chang and focus on what to expect for the two-day-long AWS MSP audit—as well as post-audit activities for AWS MSP Partners.

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How to Ace the AWS MSP Partner Program Validation Audit with CloudHealth by VMware

In addition to delivering value-adding products and services, next-gen MSPs are increasingly expected to provide validation that they can meet all of your cloud needs. For AWS Managed Service Providers, learn how using CloudHealth by VMware can help you meet many of the requirements to become an AWS MSP Partner. CloudHealth makes it possible for enterprises to control and analyze the costs, compliance, and performance of their computing environments.

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The Journey to AWS MSP: An Auditor’s Advice for Partners

One of the top requests we hear from our AWS MSP Partners is to learn more about the audit process and how to successfully prepare for it. In the first of a two-part APN Blog series, we invited Chang Leong, Global Head of Auditing at ISSI, our third-party auditing firm, to help us understand the audit journey from preparation and execution to practice evolution. The AWS MSP audit is a high bar to meet, so successful partners start preparing well ahead of the audit.

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