AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
Automate AWS Architecture Reviews Using CloudCheckr’s Well-Architected Readiness Advisor
SMBs with limited resources are often challenged with time and resource constraints to perform AWS Well-Architected Reviews on a regular basis. CloudCheckr CMx gives you the visibility and intelligence you need to lower costs, maintain security and compliance, and optimize resources in single or multi-cloud infrastructure. CloudCheckr’s Well-Architected Readiness Advisor report leverages the AWS Well-Architected Tool to map CloudCheckr’s best practice checks to the 6 pillars of AWS Well-Architected.
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.
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.
Minimizing the PCI Compliance Burden Using Containerization, Microservices, and AWS
Leveraging cloud-based microservices is not a solution that works for everyone or every application, but it’s one more point in favor of transitioning legacy applications to microservices. If you’re already looking to re-architect, consider it an opportunity to spin out regulated data into separate containers. From there, it’s not much more effort to move those containers to AWS. Learn how AWS technologies can help organizations reduce their Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance burden.
Architecting Successful SaaS: Understanding Cloud-Based Software-as-a-Service Models
As the old saying goes, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Customer trust is hard-earned and easily lost. Properly architecting a scalable and secure SaaS-based product is just as important as feature development and sales. No one wants to fail on Day 1— you worked too hard to get there. Get a comprehensive introduction to the common ways in which customers consume cloud-based SaaS models, and explore the different ways in which ISVs sell their software products to customers.
How Insurity Architected ClaimsXPress for High Availability and Resiliency on AWS
ISVs servicing the insurance industry can take advantage of AWS infrastructure and services to architect solutions that meet these needs, without requiring large up-front capital expenditures. Insurity ClaimsXPress is a claims management system built on AWS that provides a redundant, secure, multi-region architecture. In this post, we will outline how Insurity has architected their ClaimsXPress solution on AWS to deliver an enterprise-grade SaaS solution for the commercial insurance market.
Say Hello to 53 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in July
We are excited to highlight 53 APN Partners that received new designations in July for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), and AWS Service Delivery programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top APN Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.
More Reasons for Customers to Migrate Their Microsoft Workloads to AWS
The APN has a long-standing AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency track with top APN Partners who provide consulting services to customers. Now, we are pleased to announce a new AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency track for APN Technology Partners. The new AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency track identifies, validates, and highlights best-in-class independent software vendors (ISVs) that have demonstrated deep knowledge and experience in helping customers migrate and enhance Microsoft Workloads on AWS.
Authority to Operate on AWS Program Helps Public Sector Partners Accelerate Security and Compliance for Customers
Security and compliance are primary considerations for many AWS customers as they begin their cloud journey. Public sector customers, in particular, face obstacles and challenges using commercially available solutions that may not have an Authority to Operate (ATO). To help customers overcome these obstacles, the Authority to Operate on AWS program provides resources to solution providers who need assistance pursuing a compliance authorization.