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New ‘Powered by Amazon Redshift’ Program Helps AWS Partners Enable Customers with Analytics at Any Scale

AWS partners have asked us to do more to help them build analytics-driven applications, so we are excited to announce the launch of the ‘Powered by Amazon Redshift’ program. This program enables ISVs to build their applications using Amazon Redshift—our fully-managed cloud data warehouse service—and deliver fast, easy, and secure analytics at any scale available within their applications. With Amazon Redshift powering applications, ISVs can drive up to 3X price performance compared to any other cloud data warehouse.

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New AWS Partner Program Launches and Updates Announced at re:Invent 2021

Thank you for joining us in Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent 2021. We hope you are enjoying all of the educational content and big announcements. If you missed anything from our Global Partner Summit or just want to recap, we have rounded up the most relevant launches, program updates, and educational content available for the AWS Partner community. Reminder that virtual options for re:Invent breakout sessions will be available December 6-10.

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AWS Partner Paths: A New Way to Accelerate Engagement with AWS

AWS Partner Paths are a flexible way to engage with AWS, providing a curated journey through partner resources, benefits, and programs while simplifying the engagement model for partners, expanding access to benefits, and providing a more intuitive and streamlined experience. AWS Partner Paths replace technology and consulting partner type models—evolving to an offering type model. Partners can enroll in one or multiple Paths based on their unique customer offerings.

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New Foundational Technical Review Process for Partner Hosted Solutions

The AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR) helps identify and mitigate technical risks in solutions built by AWS ISV Partners. The FTR focuses on a subset of AWS Well-Architected best practices and defines objective criteria for each requirement. In October 2021, we updated the FTR process for Partner Hosted solutions to make it faster, easier, and more accurate than before. In this post, learn how the updated FTR process works, benefits of the new process, and how you can get started.

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Forrester TEI: The Partner Opportunity for Building SaaS on Amazon Web Services

A new independent Forrester Total Economic Impact (TEI) study shows how SaaS companies have realized a 70% ROI within 18 months, while allowing their teams to focus on customer experience and how to differentiate their offerings. Forrester also found that SaaS providers reduce the risk of failed launches and time to launch by 69-77%. AWS invests in partner success for both business and technical transformation through programs like AWS SaaS Factory, AWS Marketplace, AWS ISV Accelerate, among others.

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Getting Out of Your Own Way: How to Avoid Common SaaS Pitfalls

SaaS transformations are full of unknowns for those who navigate these issues for the first time. The AWS SaaS Factory team has observed many organizations transforming to a SaaS delivery model, and we have witnessed many that succeeded and some who haven’t. Explore five common challenges faced in the Business Planning phase of the SaaS Journey Framework, and dive deep on SaaS transformation pitfalls that are hindering companies’ success.

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Amazon RDS Ready Program Expands to Include Partner Business Application Product Category

With the new Amazon RDS Ready for Business Applications category, part of the AWS Service Ready Program, customers can now find business application products that follow AWS security, availability, reliability, performance, and other architecture best practices while integrating with Amazon RDS. Amazon RDS Ready business applications are deployed within a customer’s account or provided as SaaS deployed in AWS Partners’ accounts. Learn more about Amazon RDS Ready Ready Partners!

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AWS Startup Showcase Highlights Innovators in AI, Security, and Life Sciences

From pre-seed to IPO, the world’s most innovative startups build on AWS. This month, we’re excited to show our support through the next AWS Startup Showcase, a virtual AWS Loft-style event we’re hosting in partnership with theCUBE. The event is geared towards an audience of business decision makers, developers, and IT professionals. It features some of the most innovative companies from the APN Global Startup Program showcasing their latest offerings and innovations in AI, security, and life sciences.

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AWS Honored with 5-Star Rating in the 2021 CRN Partner Program Guide

AWS earned a 5-Star rating by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2021 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide provides a conclusive list of the most distinguished partner programs from leading technology companies. The 5-Star rating is awarded to an exclusive group of companies that go above and beyond with their partner programs. AWS was honored based on a range of investments made by the AWS Partner Network (APN) to help businesses build, market, and sell their products, services, and solutions.

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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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