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Reducing the Cost of Managing Multiple AWS Accounts Using AWS Control Tower

As larger and more complex workloads are deployed on AWS, multi-account solutions are an increasingly common architectural blueprint. Often referred to as cloud “landing zones,” these blueprints enable simple administrative boundaries. However, using multiple accounts increases the complexity of security tooling, access control and authorization, and cross-account networking. AWS Control Tower simplifies the process of setting up multi-account environments with predefined security baseline templates.

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Say Hello to 90 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in April

We are excited to highlight 90 APN Partners that received new designations in April 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.

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Benefits for AWS Service Delivery Partners Help You Increase Visibility with Customers

AWS Service Delivery Partners pass a high technical bar in order to participate in the AWS Service Delivery Program. To achieve this designation, we validate APN Consulting Partners who have deep expertise with specific AWS services, such as AWS Lambda. Once in the program, AWS Service Delivery Partners receive core program benefits that increase visibility with customers, offer chances to engage with AWS service teams, and provide access to deeper learning events and opportunities related to AWS services.

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Join AWS Experts for a Virtual Series on Running Microsoft Workloads on AWS

To help APN Partners learn about running Microsoft workloads on AWS, we have designed a new series of Microsoft-focused virtual events. Each event consists of presentations and hands-on labs, executed in a small group setting of up to 15 attendees per session, and a maximum length of three hours. The sessions will enable you to build high-quality solutions, implement AWS best practices, and help customers run Microsoft workloads on the AWS.

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How CloudHedge Transforms Legacy Web Applications on Windows to Containerized Cloud-Native on AWS

Many vendors, services, and resources are available to migrate one or two applications at a time, but most struggle to migrate a large number of applications with the same skill level and outcomes. A tool that provided effective application discovery and containerization for a large number of apps was missing. CloudHedge’s automated discovery, containerization, and deployment tools can reduce the time and effort required to transform large numbers of monolithic, on-premises Windows applications to cloud-native services running on AWS.

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Say Hello to 49 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, and MSP Partners Added in March

We are excited to highlight 49 APN Partners that received new designations in March 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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Upgrading Your Windows OS In-Place While Migrating to AWS

If you’re upgrading from Windows Server 2008 because it’s no longer supported by Microsoft, and you’re thinking about migrating some of your workloads to the cloud, consider doing both at the same time. RiverMeadow migrates your workloads to AWS and upgrades from Windows 2008 to the latest version, or a version in between. Currently, RiverMeadow offers the in-place OS upgrade for Windows 2003 and up, and allows customers to upgrade to 2008, 2016, or 2019 versions of Windows.

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Say Hello to 42 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, and MSP Partners Added in February

We are excited to highlight 42 APN Partners that received new designations in January 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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Say Hello to 34 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in January

We are excited to highlight 34 APN Partners that received new designations in January 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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Microsoft SQL Standard Clustering Across AWS Availability Zones with Zadara Storage as a Service

With Zadara offering Storage-as-a-Service across Availability Zones, the platform’s centralized storage services release the ability to connect multiple Microsoft (MSSQL) servers in a standard Windows Server Failover Cluster model to a single set of shared storage volumes. This removes the need for MSSQL Enterprise Edition licensing and the doubling up of Amazon EBS disk for Amazon EC2 instances. In this post, explore the use of high availability MSSQL Standard Clustering on AWS with Zadara.

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