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Know Before You (Virtually) Go: An AWS Partner’s Guide to re:Invent 2020

AWS re:Invent 2020 is being held as a free, three-week virtual conference. To help you prepare for the Global Partner Summit, we’ve rounded up a number of things to check out (virtually, of course). Global Partner Summit offers content and activities designed specifically for AWS Partners and prospective partners alike. Learn how to leverage AWS services to build solutions for customers, and explore programs that can help differentiate your business and reach new customers faster.

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5 Focus Areas Where AWS Helps Public Sector Partners Grow Their Business and Focus on Mission-Based Solutions

In her role leading the Worldwide Public Sector Partners and Programs team at AWS, Sandy Carter gets a firsthand look at the value and impact AWS Partners have on customers all over the world. Learn how AWS Public Sector Partners are helping customers address the needs and challenges they face today, and how the AWS Public Sector Partner Program helps organizations grow their business and focus on mission-based solutions.

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AWS PartnerCast Announces ACE Training Series for AWS Partners 

With increases in remote working conditions over the past few months, AWS has developed virtual training materials to help you better understand our offerings, best practices, and APN programs. In our latest AWS PartnerCast trainings, learn about the APN Customer Engagements (ACE) program, which provides AWS Partners with a medium to engage with AWS sales representatives, marketing teams, and field marketing assets to enhance your co-selling capabilities with AWS.

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New and Updated Training Courses for APN Partners—IoT, Data Analytics, Migration, and Amazon Connect

APN Partners need the right training skills and knowledge to support customers’ business goals. Together, the four training courses highlighted in this post will help APN Partners deliver on digital transformation projects using AWS IoT services; help businesses take data-driven actions based on AWS Data Analytics services; migrate customer workloads to AWS; and communicate the benefits of moving customer contact centers to the AWS Cloud.

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Why AWS Certification Consent is Important for Individuals and APN Partners

The amount of time invested in achieving an AWS Certification is no small feat. It’s important for individuals to get recognized for this hard work. Since November 2019, APN Partners have been able to record the AWS Certifications achieved by employees in their organization, but individuals who work for APN Partners must provide consent for this information to be shared with their employer. Doing so can provide significant growth opportunities for both the individual and APN Partner organization.

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AWS PartnerCast Spring Roundup: Free Weekly Webinars for APN Partners

With increases in remote working conditions over the past few months, AWS has been developing virtual training to help you better understand the APN programs and latest AWS offerings and best practices. PartnerCast is a free, weekly webinar series for APN Partners designed to help you continue your cloud education. Course material is for individuals in both business and technical roles, and offers content pertaining to all phases of an organization’s cloud maturity.

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What APN Partners Need to Know About Changes to AWS Certification Digital Badges

AWS Training & Certification recently announced enhancements to our AWS Certification digital badges, making it even easier to verify an individual’s earned certifications and to showcase your team’s certification achievements. This post is for APN Partners to learn about changes in how AWS Certification digital badges are verified, and to advise badge earners they will need to update their badge links before August 1, 2020, in order to continue sharing their digital badge.

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Join AWS Experts for a Virtual Series on Running Microsoft Workloads on AWS

To help APN Partners learn about running Microsoft workloads on AWS, we have designed a new series of Microsoft-focused virtual events. Each event consists of presentations and hands-on labs, executed in a small group setting of up to 15 attendees per session, and a maximum length of three hours. The sessions will enable you to build high-quality solutions, implement AWS best practices, and help customers run Microsoft workloads on the AWS.

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Go Virtual with AWS Training and Certification for APN Partners

To help support our APN Partners in this unprecedented time, AWS Training and Certification provides an enhanced portfolio of online resources so you can virtually grow your cloud skills and confidence on AWS. Learn about the new resources for APN Partners that have been developed for remote learning. This includes free virtual and on-demand trainings and online webinar series, as well as online AWS Certification exams and readiness workshops.

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Join AWS Experts for Well-Architected Wednesdays—a New PartnerCast Webinar Series

Introducing Well-Architected Wednesdays! Our recent six-week PartnerCast series focused on what it takes to be an AWS Well-Architected Partner. These on-demand episodes can sharpen your cloud skills and strengthen your company’s AWS offerings. The PartnerCast team and AWS Solutions Architects identified six topics that will help you dive deep into your customer’s solutions using the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

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