AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

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Data and Analytics Partners Scale Their Business with AWS Partner Differentiation Programs

In the data and analytics world, many customers have learned how expert AWS Partners can help them rethink and modernize their data architectures, or migrate and manage data warehouses, data-driven applications, and governed data lakes on AWS. To set your data and analytics business apart, it’s important to leverage the AWS Partner Network (APN) and our various differentiation programs. Whether you are just beginning to build or expand your AWS-based business, we offer programs to help you succeed.

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Coming Together at AWS re:Invent to Connect, Inspire, and Grow Our Communities

As head of Americas Partner Sales for AWS, Rachel Mushahwar is laser-focused on igniting our channel to deliver net-new revenue and help customers leverage innovative technology to achieve the unimaginable. Explore the three core pillars that guide our everyday work with AWS Partners: connect, inspire, grow. Learn how partners like Capgemini, Edrans, Zuggand, Databricks, and F5 are leveraging the AWS Partner Network (APN) to help customers at every stage of their cloud adoption journey.

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Using Databricks SQL on Photon to Power Your AWS Lake House

Databricks SQL is a dedicated workspace for data analysts that comprises a native SQL editor, drag-and-drop dashboards, and built-in connectors for all major business intelligence tools as well as Photon. In this post, Volker Tjaden, an APN Ambassador from Databricks, shares the technical capabilities of Databricks SQL and walks through two examples: ingesting, querying, and visualizing AWS CloudTrail log data, and building near real-time dashboards on data coming from Amazon Kinesis.

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Meet Our Newest APN Ambassadors and Explore Their Latest Expertise

The APN Ambassador Program is a vibrant worldwide community of technical experts from AWS Partner Network (APN) Consulting and ISV Partners. Local AWS communities are a vital resource for cloud professionals around the world, and many of these are hosted by APN Ambassadors. Members of local communities look to their leaders to provide guidance and mentorship on how to build AWS skills, solve technical problems, and grow their careers.

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AWS Machine Learning Competency Expands to Include Applied AI and MLOps Partners

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are maturing rapidly. According to Gartner, 75% of enterprises will shift from piloting to operationalizing AI by 2024. That’s why we are expanding the AWS Machine Learning Competency to help customers identify and engage qualified AWS Partners that have deep technical expertise and proven customer success in the areas of Applied AI and Machine Learning Operations (MLOps).

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Say Hello to 123 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in September

We are excited to highlight 123 AWS Partners that received new designations in September for our global AWS Competency, AWS Service Delivery, AWS Service Ready, and AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help customers identify top AWS Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. AWS Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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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.

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Enabling AWS Single Sign-On (SSO) Service Integration with Databricks Control Plane

AWS Single Sign-On makes it easy to centrally manage SSO access to multiple AWS accounts and business applications. You can use AWS SSO to create and manage users centrally and grant access to AWS accounts and business applications, such as Databricks. Instead of having to sign in separately to Databricks Control Plane and other business applications, with this configuration enabled users can access Databricks with their corporate credentials using AWS SSO.

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Say Hello to 104 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in December

We are excited to highlight 104 APN Partners that received new designations in December 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.

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AWS Partner Network (APN) Launches Showcase of its Best-in-Class Retail Partners

Finding the most qualified and experienced partners can be time-consuming for retailers, and may not always lead to the best partners for their cloud adoption journey. To assist retailers with this search, the APN launched the AWS Retail Competency. This designation helps retailers find top APN Partners with highly specialized solutions and consulting practices that offer retail technology and services that are powered and vetted by AWS.

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