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Introducing the New AWS Mainframe Migration 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 Migration category within the AWS Migration Competency.

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Deploying IBM Mainframe z/OS on AWS with IBM ZD&T

With an increased pace of innovation and demand for faster development and testing cycles, customers with mainframes want to adopt DevOps practices for their z/OS environments. To facilitate these practices, IBM offers the IBM Z Development and Test (ZD&T), a hardware emulation solution that allows regular z/OS software to run on the x86 platform by emulating the IBM Z instruction set, IO, and other devices. Learn how to create your own IBM ZD&T and z/OS environment on AWS.

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Transitioning Mainframe Workloads into Agile Services with AWS and Micro Focus

Increasing the agility of mainframe workloads is critical for organizations processing core-business processes and data on mainframes. Together, AWS and Micro Focus can help you accelerate the transition to agile services with a tool-based evolutionary approach, avoiding the expensive, risky, and slow rip-and-replace approach. Learn about the overall approach to agility and detail the transitions and Micro Focus tools for transforming mainframe workloads into agile services on AWS.

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Mainframe Data Migration to AWS with Infosys

Mainframe applications have been running the most mission-critical workloads in many large enterprises for decades. It’s common for them to store, compute, and transfer terabytes of data in day-to-day processing. Modernization projects can fail or become subtly complex in execution for a variety of reasons. Learn how tools and accelerators from Infosys are helping data migration from mainframe systems overcome many technical challenges.

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The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2020

From SaaS to ISVs, here’s a look at the most popular APN Blog posts in 2020. Our goal with this blog is to share timely and relevant news, technical solutions, partner success stories, and more from Amazon Web Services and the AWS Partner Network (APN) specifically. The APN is the global partner program for AWS and helps tens of thousands of organizations across the world build, market, and sell their AWS-based offerings.

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New AWS Partner Program Launches and Updates Announced at re:Invent 2020

We hope you enjoyed all of the educational content and big announcements at AWS re:Invent 2020! If you missed anything or just want to recap, we have rounded up the most relevant launches, program updates, and educational content available for AWS Partners. This post showcases the new programs that AWS Partners can take advantage of today, including AWS ISV Accelerate, SaaS Boost, and several new AWS Competency designations.

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Coming Soon: The AWS Mainframe Migration Competency

Recognizing the complexity of a mainframe migration, AWS customers seek proven methodologies, tools, and best practices to empower successful migrations. The APN plays a critical role in these efforts by providing proven technology products and services for customers’ mainframe migrations. We are excited to pre-announce the launch of the AWS Mainframe Migration category within the AWS Migration Competency. This validation gives customers confidence in choosing right right AWS Partners to team up with.

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Bringing Agility to Financial Services with the Fujitsu Mainframe Modernization Solution

Fujitsu offers a commercial and technical solution for mainframe modernization on AWS that makes application modernization possible and sensible.. Fujitsu’s end-to-end approach helps financial services address their challenges in a cost-effective manner. This helps organizations realize the required future-proof scalability, agility, and extensibility of their core legacy systems. Fujitsu is an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner with the AWS Migration Competency.

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How to Unleash Mainframe Data with AWS and Qlik Replicate

Historically, mainframes have hosted core-business processes, applications, and data, all of which are blocked in these rigid and expensive systems. AWS and Qlik can liberate mainframe data in real-time, enabling customers to exploit its full business value for data lakes, analytics, innovation, or modernization purposes. In this post, we describe how customers use Qlik Replicate real-time data streaming to put mainframe core-business data onto AWS.

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Accelerating Agility with 12 Attributes for Mainframe Workloads

Mainframes typically host core business processes and data. To stay competitive, customers have to quickly transform their mainframe workloads for agility while preserving resiliency and reducing costs. There is a challenge in defining the agility attributes and prioritizing the corresponding transformations for maximum business value in the least amount of time. In this post, dive deep in the practical agility attributes needed by mainframe workloads, and how to accelerate the transformation towards such agility with AWS.

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