Tag: AWS Partner Paths
This post covers 10 enhancements we’re rolling out across our AWS Partner programs and services to drive partners to new heights of productivity and profitability. Announced at AWS re:Invent 2023, these enhancements are aimed at providing you more relevant and prescriptive guidance, where you need it, in a consistent and predictable manner. Learn how we’re ensuring that AWS Marketplace and partner programs provide demonstrated pathways to success—helping you drive greater customer value and profitability.
Access Affordable Policies with New Security Posture Assessment from AWS Cyber Insurance Competency Partners
We’re excited to announce the AWS Cyber Insurance Competency, which makes it easy for customers—particularly Small and Medium Businesses—to find affordable policies from insurers that integrate their security posture assessment through a new, simplified customer experience with AWS Security Hub. AWS Cyber Insurance Competency Partners worked with AWS to digitally transform their assessment and onboarding process, which rewards customers that present a security posture following AWS best practices.
We’re excited to announce self-service enhancements to AWS Partner Central to help you drive efficiencies, use data insights, and reach new customers with AWS Marketplace integration. Key enhancements include a self-guided partner journey with automated tasks, account and product linking across AWS Marketplace and Partner Central, a new co-sell experience with APN Customer Engagements (ACE), and more.
With a better understanding of how to build intentional sales plays throughout the funnel, partners in the AWS Global Startup Program can identify areas of growth and success through a joint partner plan. This post provides a blueprint on how to collaborate with AWS to plan and execute a joint go-to-market motion with the AWS Global Startup Program, an invitation-only, GTM program for early- to mid-stage software startups that have raised funding, achieved product-market fit, and are ready to scale.
Over the years working with AWS Partners, we have learned that having a focused AWS practice helps partners be more successful in supporting our evolving mutual customer base. Learn how a dedicated AWS practice can be essential in getting the most out of your AWS Partner Network (APN) involvement, especially if your organization is on the Services Path. We’ll describe the five stages of a successful partner practice and offer insights into how to optimize your APN resources and benefits.
We’re excited to announce the AWS Media & Entertainment Competency, which helps customers accelerate their camera to screen cloud journey through the expertise of AWS Partners. AWS M&E Competency Partners have expertise with customers of all sizes—driving growth in areas like: broadcast, content production, direct to consumer, media supply chain and archive, and data science & analytics for media.
We’re excited to share a preview of the enhancements we’re making to partner programs and tools to deliver greater customer value and partner profitability—including making it easier to leverage programs by aligning them to your business models and scaling AWS Marketplace to expand your customer reach and accelerate sales. The AWS Partner experience transformation is aimed towards helping you deliver different levels and types of value to customers—to win more, win bigger, and win faster.
As part of our commitment to improving the partner experience, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is excited to announce the launch of AWS Partner Central 2.0—a redesigned partner portal that simplifies and improves your ability to build, market, and sell with AWS. AWS Partner Central 2.0, which begins rolling out on January 5, introduces new site navigation, a modern look and feel, faster load times, improved personalization, and in-app guidance.
Introducing the AWS Partner Profitability Framework, an intuitive and reliable way to maximize business value with the AWS Partner Network (APN). The AWS Partner Profitability Framework optimizes the partner journey to broaden the value and deepen expertise across various business models. According to a 2022 study conducted by Canalys, partners with a breadth of offerings can achieve a $6.40 multiplier per $1 AWS sold.
AWS Partners are building successful migration and modernization practices to help customers with their workloads, and partners are leveraging AWS Partner Funding programs to sell more projects and grow their AWS businesses. Based on past successes and feedback from AWS Partners, customers, and the AWS field, we have consolidated several migration funding programs into the Migration Acceleration Program (MAP). These changes will help fund small and large migrations to AWS across different workloads.