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Tag: AWS MSP Partner Program

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How to Optimize Your AWS Workload Cost with Capgemini and Metricly

If your organization suddenly had a quarter-million dollars freed up in your engineering budget without having to sacrifice on performance, what would you do with it? For a vacation-experience customer at Capgemini, the decision was easy—reinvest in the roll-out of new applications. It took just 10 days for the customer to realize 30 percent savings on overlooked AWS assets, resulting in an overall 10 percent optimization in AWS cost.

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7 Reasons a Next-Generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Partner is Fundamental to Your Cloud Journey

The explosive growth of technology solutions available from AWS and APN Partners, combined with the need for faster and more agile solution development, raises many questions for companies seeking to modernize their business. AWS Managed Service Providers (MSPs) can help enterprises invent tomorrow, solve business problems, and support initiatives by driving key outcomes. Let’s discuss how AWS MSP Partners are fundamental to helping your company take advantage of the AWS Cloud.

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Say Hello to 29 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in January

We are excited to highlight 29 APN Partners that received new designations in January for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery 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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AWS MSP Program

Updated MSP Partner Program Validation Checklist – Version 4.0

We are pleased to share the latest updates to our AWS Managed Services Provider (MSP) Partner Program in version 4.0 of the Validation Checklist. This version focuses on raising the bar for both MSP Partners and AWS customers. By maintaining a high bar in this program, MSP Partners will realize more valuable recognition for their distinguished capabilities, and AWS customers will have increased confidence in teaming up with AWS MSP Partners.

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What Exactly is a Next-Generation AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP)?

The concept of a Managed Service Provider (MSP) isn’t necessarily new, but it can be difficult for organizations to grasp. What does it take to become a next-generation MSP? How does an organization begin that process on AWS? At a high level, a next-gen MSP educates customers on a proactive, ongoing basis; leads with AWS Professional Services; and advocates to customers the use of and evolution of AWS services. In this post, explore why you should care about next-gen MSPs and what’s in it for your organization.

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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.

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AWS Migration

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.

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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!

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GameDay

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.

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Using ‘athena-express’ to Simplify SQL Queries on Amazon Athena

Deloitte’s Gary Arora, an APN Ambassador, will show you how to integrate an application with Amazon Athena to execute SQL queries with ‘athena-express.’ This is a wrapper around the AWS SDK that can simplify executing SQL queries in Amazon Athena and fetch the JSON results in the same synchronous call—a capability well suited for many web applications. Developers can use ‘athena-express’ to help save time and effort in setting up the integration and focus on core application development.

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