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How the AWS Well-Architected Program Helps APN Partners Build Better Applications

The AWS Well-Architected Partner Program trains APN Consulting Partners on how to perform Well-Architected workload reviews, enabling you to help AWS customers establish good architectural habits, eliminate risk, and respond faster to changes that affect designs, applications, and workloads. AWS Well-Architected Partners gain the expertise needed to build high-quality solutions, implement best practices, check the state of workloads, and make improvements when and where customers need assistance.

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Announcing the AWS Partner Network’s Regional 2020 Partners of the Year

Each year, we honor AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners who are leaders in the channel and play key roles in helping customers drive innovation and build solutions on AWS. Announced throughout the year, APN Partner Awards recognize a wide range of born-in-the-cloud and traditional APN Consulting and Technology Partners whose business models have embraced specialization and collaboration. Please join us in congratulating these leading APN Partners for their 2019-2020 success.

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5 Adaptive IT Principles to Get Digital Transformation Right

Adapting to the digitally disrupted world is high on the agenda for organizations everywhere. DevOps is a response to this challenge. It lowers internal transaction costs, flattens hierarchies, and makes the IT function more responsive. DevOpsGroup, an AWS DevOps Competency Partner, is addressing this need with the Adaptive IT Framework. It draws on learnings gained helping organizations implement DevOps methodologies, as well as established best practice principles.

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How Steamhaus Used AWS Well-Architected to Improve Sperry Rail’s Artificial Intelligence System

Over two days, Steamhaus conducted an AWS Well-Architected Review on-site with the team who designed, built, and currently manage Elmer at Sperry Rail. Elmer uses machine intelligence to inspect thousands of miles of ultrasound scans collected by Sperry’s inspection vehicles, searching for evidence of cracks in the rail. This partnership allowed quick improvements in efficiency, while ensuring the requirements of running the business day-to-day did not get in the way of improving Elmer.

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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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The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2019

Take a look at the most popular APN Blog posts in 2019. Our goal with this blog is to share timely and relevant news, technical solutions, partner success stories, and more from Amazon Web Services and the AWS Partner Network (APN) specifically. The APN is the global partner program for AWS and helps tens of thousands of organizations across the world build, market, and sell their AWS-based offerings. Thank you for reading, and Happy New Year!

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Maximizing the Value of Your Cloud-Enabled Enterprise Data Lake by Tracking Critical Metrics

Successful data lake implementations can serve a corporation well for years. Accenture, an APN Premier Consulting Partner, recently had an engagement with a Fortune 500 company that wanted to optimize its AWS data lake implementation. As part of the engagement, Accenture moved the customer to better-suited services and developed metrics to closely monitor the health of its overall environment in the cloud.

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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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