AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
Introducing the New AWS Mainframe Modernization Competency Featuring Validated AWS Partners
Recognizing the complexity of a mainframe migration, AWS customers seek proven methodologies, tools, and best practices to empower successful migrations. The AWS Partner Network (APN) plays a critical role in these efforts by providing validated technology products and services for customers’ mainframe migrations. We are excited to announce the launch of the AWS Mainframe Modernization Competency which gives customers confidence in choosing AWS Partner to team up with.
Say Hello to 83 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in October
We are excited to highlight 83 APN Partners that received new designations in October for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready 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.
Migrating ETL Operations from SSIS Packages to AWS Lambda Functions
Many Windows solutions have used Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) as a method for performing ETL operations. Legacy SSIS packages that have been handed down to different developers over the years can be complex, cumbersome, and difficult to support. See an architecture and several techniques Cognizant uses to help clients with ETL operations based on legacy SSIS packaging move their applications to the AWS Cloud.
Change Data Capture from On-Premises SQL Server to Amazon Redshift Target
Change Data Capture (CDC) is the technique of systematically tracking incremental change in data at the source, and subsequently applying these changes at the target to maintain synchronization. You can implement CDC in diverse scenarios using a variety of tools and technologies. Here, Cognizant uses a hypothetical retailer with a customer loyalty program to demonstrate how CDC can synchronize incremental changes in customer activity with the main body of data already stored about a customer.
Accelerating Data Warehouse Migration to Amazon Redshift Using Cognizant Intelligent Data Works
Many organizations are looking to migrate existing, on-premises enterprise data warehouse systems to cloud-based data warehouse systems such as Amazon Redshift. Here, we discuss how Cognizant’s Intelligent Migration Workbench (IMW) can be used to accelerate the data warehouse migrations while converting Oracle PL/SQL and Tetradata BTEQ scripts. IMW makes it easy to move mission critical proprietary code to AWS, giving customers competitive edge through faster time to market.
Say Hello to 79 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in May
We are excited to highlight 79 APN Partners that received new designations in May 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.
Discovering and Reporting on Agile Assets with AWS Systems Manager
Hundreds of large enterprises rely on Cognizant’s ability to provide customized cloud management platform capabilities with a differentiated experience. When it comes to managing workloads across hybrid and heterogeneous cloud environments, a key challenge is dealing with asset tracking. This includes software and hardware inventory. To address this growing need of managing and reporting asset details, Cognizant uses AWS Systems Manager, which gives you visibility and control of your infrastructure on AWS.
Building a Cloud-Based Contact Center with Amazon Connect Service Delivery Partners
Amazon Connect is a self-service, cloud-based contact center service that makes it easy for any business to deliver better customer service at lower cost. It’s based on the same contact center technology used by 70,000 Amazon customer service associates around the world to power millions of customer conversations. Amazon Connect Service Delivery Partners can help you identify business objectives and design contact center solutions that are optimized for cost, reliability, security, performance, and scalability.
Transforming Smart Buildings and Facilities with Cognizant Connected Places on AWS
In today’s increasingly digital world, the nature and function of buildings is constantly changing. Facility managers face increasing pressure to adapt to an ever-evolving workplace and regulatory requirements while improving customer comforts and reducing operating costs. Learn about Cognizant’s smart building solution and why this APN Premier Consulting Partner chose AWS for hosting its application, as well as how AWS helps Cognizant fulfill commitments to customers.
How We Rebuilt a Mythical Startup at AWS GameDay
AWS GameDay is a learning exercise designed to familiarize players with an AWS environment, and challenge them to come up with ways to solve problems based on the AWS resources they have available. GameDay has been a showcase event for APN Partners and customers in the Americas, but we wanted to provide this immersive experience to folks working in India as well. At Cognizant’s event, teams used AWS services to track down the absconding CEO of a fictitious unicorn rental company.