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.
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.
Leveraging Serverless Architecture to Build an Enterprise Data Repository Platform for Customer Insights and Analytics
Moving data between multiple data stores requires an extract, transform, load (ETL) process using various data analysis approaches. ETL operations form the backbone of any modern enterprise data and analytics platform. AWS provides a broad range of services to deploy enterprise-grade applications in the cloud. This post explores a strategic collaboration between Tech Mahindra and a customer to build and deploy an enterprise data repository on AWS and create ETL workflows using a serverless architecture.
Say Hello to 85 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in November
We are excited to highlight 85 AWS Partners that received new designations in November 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.
Many enterprises with applications that use Microsoft SQL Server workloads feel constrained by the punitive licensing costs. They are looking to save on MS SQL Server license commitments, and reduce their operational overhead and complexity. Learn how Zen helped their customer save 75& on licensing costs by migrating SQL Server workload to Amazon Amazon RDS, and dive deep on the technical challenges, solution architecture, key processes, and individual steps of the migration.
Many existing corporate data center operations teams struggle to meet competing needs. One of best ways to relieve the pressure is a focused program of IT Modernization (IT Mod). Dive deep on DXC Technology’s best practices for exiting a data center, and explore the pros and cons of public, hybrid, and multi-cloud operating models. To successfully leave the data center, you need an expert transformation team to identify and quickly clear the roadblocks common to a complex application environment.
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 Modernization Competency which gives customers confidence in choosing right right AWS Partners to team up with.
While AWS Outposts enables customers to easily scale their on-premises applications using AWS services and tools, integrating with customer-owned, third-party solutions for storage, security, analytics, and DevOps is important to ensuring positive customer outcomes. Earlier this year, we launched the AWS Outposts Ready Program with 35 solution offerings across 32 AWS Technology Partners. Since then, enthusiasm for the program has only grown with partners and customers alike.
We see customers increasingly turn to AWS Marketplace to modernize the software they use, and to transform their software supply chain. AWS Marketplace helps you reach more customers, establish contracts faster, and automate renewals. It also enables data sharing with AWS and a co-sell motion with the AWS Sales team. Learn how partners can leverage AWS Marketplace to delight customers through innovations that help them modernize, transform, and govern.
AWS re:Invent 2020 is being held as a free, three-week virtual conference. To help you prepare for the Global Partner Summit, we’ve rounded up a number of things to check out (virtually, of course). Global Partner Summit offers content and activities designed specifically for AWS Partners and prospective partners alike. Learn how to leverage AWS services to build solutions for customers, and explore programs that can help differentiate your business and reach new customers faster.