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Optimizing the Cost of Your SaaS Environment with the AWS Well-Architected SaaS Lens

Capturing, managing, and analyzing costs is an essential part of any SaaS business. Without a firm grasp on the cost profile of your SaaS environment, it will be difficult to assess the tiering and pricing models of your solution. Learn how the Cost Optimization pillar of the AWS Well-Architected SaaS Lens identifies specific best practices that can help you improve the cost profile of a SaaS application. These play a key role in shaping the operational and scaling experience of your SaaS environment.

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Learn How AWS ISV Partner Solutions Can Help You Level Up Your Well-Architected Reviews

For AWS Consulting Partners, join us for a 5-part weekly series of virtual sessions and learn how you can utilize ISVs to deliver Well-Architected Reviews faster through hundreds of automated best practice checks. You’ll see a demo of each solution and have an opportunity to try them yourself by requesting access for an extended free trial. The AWS Well-Architected Tool that allow Partners to extend Well-Architected functionality, best practices, measurements, and learnings into their existing architecture governance.

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Discover What’s New with AWS PartnerCast First Look On-Demand Webinars

With the AWS PartnerCast First Look series of webinars, you are first in line for the latest launch news, program updates, and just-in-time learning. We understand the importance of being able to provide your customers with the latest and greatest information, which is why we’ve created First Look as a fast, convenient way to learn directly from AWS experts. Ideal for both business and technical learners, First Look webinars are available in a format that works with your busy schedule.

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Assessing the Reliability of Your SaaS Environment with the AWS Well-Architected SaaS Lens

The reliability pillar of the AWS Well-Architected SaaS Lens focuses on the reliability posture of your SaaS solution. The SaaS Lens helps AWS customers assess the overall reliability of their SaaS architecture, providing prescriptive guidance that enables better alignment of their architecture. There are several considerations to keep in mind when building or optimizing a SaaS solution for reliability. While some apply to all modern solutions, others are specific to SaaS and that’s the focus of this post.

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Enhancing the AWS Well-Architected Tool to Provide Continuous Compliance with Trend Micro Cloud One – Conformity

Learn how to enrich the AWS Well-Architected Tool’s workload report by adding the results of definitive best practice checks. This post will also associate the workload with specific AWS resources through the use of tags. Once the workload is tagged, you can use Trend Micro’s Cloud One – Conformity, which allows you to create a 360-degree workload review. This provides continuous assurance that your resources are complying with the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

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How to Automate and Simplify Ongoing Adherence to the AWS Well-Architected Framework Using Coral

Continuity Software helps enterprises achieve resilience in their IT environments, drastically reducing outages, and protecting data before it is lost, damaged, stolen, or unrecoverable. Learn how Continuity’s Coral solution automates adherence to all five pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. This ensures environments adhere to the best practices to drive better outcomes for workloads while helping customers avoid disruptions.

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New APIs Enable AWS Partners to Scale Well-Architected Principles Across Teams and Systems

We are excited to launch APIs for the AWS Well-Architected Tool that allow AWS Partners to extend Well-Architected functionality, best practices, measurements, and learnings into their existing architecture governance processes, applications, and workflows. By building custom integrations with the AWS Well-Architected Tool, partners can support a broad range of use cases to make it easier for customers to adopt Well-Architected best practices.

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AWS Well-Architected SaaS Lens Helps Customers Transform to a Software-as-a-Service Model

To help accelerate firms building SaaS solutions on AWS, the SaaS Factory team led an effort to build a new AWS Well-Architected SaaS Lens. With this release, AWS Partners have another tool to help customers with SaaS workloads on AWS. The SaaS Lens can be applied to existing workloads, or used for new workloads you define in the tool. There are no costs in using the Well-Architected Tool. Developers and architects can use it to improve their applications or get visibility into multiple workloads.

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New AWS ISV Partner Path Helps Expedite Your Engagement with Amazon Web Services

Beginning in January 2021, any AWS Partner with a software solution that runs on or is integrated with AWS can join the new AWS ISV Partner Path. This provides a new and simplified Partner experience designed to accelerate the engagement ISVs have with AWS. It does so through prescriptive guidance, curated programs, funding benefits, and co-selling support. Among other benefits, AWS ISV Partner Path removes APN tier requirements for ISVs, while retaining their eligibility for programs such AWS Competency.

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New AWS Foundational Technical Review Lens Helps Partners Unlock Benefits to Differentiate and Co-Sell with AWS

The AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR), formerly known as the Technical Baseline Review, enables AWS Partners to identify and remediate risks in products or solutions. With the new FTR Lens in the AWS Well-Architected Tool, AWS Partners can review a workload against each FTR requirement and select the best practices they are following. Once complete, AWS Partners receive an improvement plan on how to mitigate risks.

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