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Tag: AWS Training and Certification

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Announcing 7 New Exam Readiness Courses for AWS Certifications

We are excited to announce the launch of seven Exam Readiness Courses to help you prepare for AWS Certification. These courses complement our technical training courses and focus on helping you to validate your technical expertise. We’ll teach you how to interpret exam questions, apply concepts being tested by the exam, and allocate your study time. You’ll also have a chance to work through sample questions to understand the rationale behind correct and incorrect answer choices.

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Check Out the Updated AWS Certified Developer – Associate Exam

The AWS Certified Developer – Associate exam has been updated to reflect the latest services and best practices related to the AWS Developer role. Though there are no prerequisites, we recommend candidates have one or more years of hands-on experience designing and maintaining an AWS-based application and an understanding of AWS services and architectural best practices. We have also released an updated exam guide to help prepare you for the new exam.

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Building an AWS Consulting Practice That Offers Desktop and Application Streaming Services

The time has never been better to build a thriving business on AWS, and APN Partners have the opportunity to see a 6X – 11X+ multiplier uplift over AWS spend when delivering a comprehensive suite of value-added services to customers. In this post, we give APN Consulting Partners an overview of why specializing in Desktop and Application Streaming Services helps customers who are looking to migrate to AWS. We also explore some of the offerings APN Consulting Partners can build into their practice.

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Partners Can Take the New AWS Certified Security – Specialty Exam

The new AWS Certified Security – Specialty exam allows experienced cloud security professionals to demonstrate and validate their knowledge of how to secure the AWS platform. The security exam covers incident response, logging and monitoring, infrastructure security, identity and access management, and data protection. It is open to anyone who currently holds an Associate or Cloud Practitioner certification. We also have trainings and other resources to help you prepare for the exam.

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Announcing the New AWS PartnerCast Webinar Series

We are excited to announce AWS PartnerCast—a free webinar series starting April 30, 2018. We created this weekly series to give APN Partners at all levels an interactive and full overview of training topics in AWS areas of interest. We will host two hours of content each week: a one-hour business topic and a one-hour technical topic. Each session is designed to help APN Partners create new customer opportunities, enhance professional relationships, and develop training interests.

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Partners Can Take the New AWS Service Catalog Accreditation

We are excited to announce that AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners can take the new AWS Service Catalog Accreditation. You can take the accreditation in-person at AWS Global Summits in San Francisco, Sydney, London, Berlin, New York, and Chicago. Online accreditation will be available soon, and we will update this post when it’s available to you. The AWS Service Catalog Accreditation is the first in the AWS Management Tools series.

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New AWS Solutions Training for Partners: Desktop and Application Streaming

We are excited to announce two new training opportunities for APN Partners—Amazon Desktop and Application Streaming for Technical and Business Professionals. These courses are intended for Partners who work with desktop applications hosted on AWS. They are delivered through a mix of web-based training and demonstrations of product features and functionality, and includes an assessment to validate what was covered.

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Register for the New AWS Certified Developer – Associate Beta Exam

The AWS Training and Certification team is hosting a beta for an updated version of our AWS Certified Developer – Associate exam. This beta reflects current AWS features, services, and best practices. You may take the beta exam through March 16. Space is limited and registration will close when capacity is reached. We are offering the beta exam for $75 USD—a 50% discount off the cost of the standard Developer exam.

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Now in General Availability: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Exam

We have updated our AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam to include new services and architectural best practices, including the pillars of the Well-Architected Framework. The new exam validates knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies. We recommend candidates have at least one year of hands-on experience designing available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, scalable, and distributed systems on AWS before taking the exam.

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Featured AWS Training Courses for APN Partners – January 2018

This month, we are highlighting some of the newest Partner Training courses, including training for both business and technical professionals. Browse our digital training catalog at aws.training and get access to 100+ free digital courses. They are generally 10 minutes long and designed to help build foundational knowledge for dozens of AWS services and solutions. Partner Central credentials are required to access these courses.

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