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Tag: AWS Well-Architected Partner Program

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Cloud Transformation is Not Just a Cheaper Alternative to a Data Center, But a Path to IT Innovation

While many are aware of the benefits of transitioning applications or workloads to the AWS Cloud, many IT decision makers (ITDM) are not familiar with the more transformative route a company takes when migrating its business to the cloud, or the factors that motivate leaders to choose this approach. Learn about the increasingly popular transformational route and dive deep on what motivates organizations to take this path.

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Calculating SaaS Cost Per Tenant: A PoC Implementation in an AWS Kubernetes Environment

In a SaaS environment, the compute, storage, and bandwidth resources are often shared among tenants, but this makes it challenging to deduce per tenant cost. A SaaS application running on a Kubernetes cluster on AWS adds a layer of further complexity as far as calculating the per tenant cost. Kubernetes is great at abstracting away the underlying pool of hardware. It almost gives us an illusion of having access to a single large compute resource.

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Simplifying Hybrid Cloud Management Using AWS Systems Manager Run Command

AWS Systems Manager simplifies hybrid cloud management and is a valuable resource for quickly accessing operational insights and taking action in both AWS and on-premises environments. Learn how APN Premier Consulting Partner Onica leverages AWS Systems Manager for, and explore how you organizations can utilize Systems Manager to simplify hybrid environment operations, enabling you to significantly reduce operational overhead and manual procedures.

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5 Things You May Not Know About Your Market Development Funds (MDF) Benefits

The Market Development Funds (MDF) program is designed to help APN Partners drive demand generation and go-to-market activities. We strive to help APN Partners generate revenue by building awareness and pipeline for products, services, and solutions. Typical co-funded activity types include case studies, webinars, online or email marketing, or events like CIO roundtables. APN Partners can access MDF benefits today by logging in to APN Partner Central and navigating to the Acceleration Program page.

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Using AWS Serverless Technology as an Enabler for Cloud Adoption

When a national UK retailer undertook the challenge of replacing their e-commerce platform, the challenge was not inconsiderable. A heavily-customized WebSphere implementation had been the backbone of the organization for many years and was integrated throughout the business. Learn how BJSS leveraged the AWS Serverless Platform and an innovative delivery approach to deliver success for the customer.

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APN Tier Changes: What’s New and What’s Different in 2019?

At AWS re:Invent 2018, the AWS Partner Network (APN) announced updates to the overall APN program. This includes updated APN Tier requirements and benefits for APN Partners, such as prescriptive funding based on current tier and program attainment. As of April 1, 2019, the new APN Tier requirements are in effect. Want to know what’s changing? Read on to see what requirements are new this year, and what remains the same. You can also learn more about how APN Partners can prepare for these changes.

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Make the Most of Your AWS Partner Network (APN) Benefits

As organizations in the AWS Partner Network (APN) prepare for new program requirements and tier changes, we wanted to remind you of the many benefits available to you as an APN Partner at the Select, Advanced, or Premier tier levels. This includes new benefits you’ve had access to since January 1, 2019, including funding options and promotional credits. If you have questions, please connect with your partner development representative.

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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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APN Program Launches and Updates Announced at AWS re:Invent 2018

The annual Global Partner Summit was held November 26-30 at AWS re:Invent 2018, and we are excited to introduce key initiatives and program launches. Announcements include APN Tier changes and updates to the overall APN benefits structure, as well as new programs like the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program, AWS IoT Service Delivery designations, the AWS Container Competency, and AWS Device Qualification Program.

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Announcing Changes to APN Tiers, Benefits, and Requirements for 2019 and Beyond

We announced at AWS re:Invent 2018 updates to the overall APN program that will further recognize and support the growth, investment, and innovation of our evolving APN Partner community, and better align APN Partners to more structured program benefits. These changes include renaming the Standard Tier to Select Tier and updating APN requirements to measure each APN Partner’s knowledge, experience, and customer success.

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