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Tag: Partner Solutions Architect (SA) Post

Calculating Tenant Costs in SaaS Environments

In traditional single-tenant environments, calculating and aggregating infrastructure costs is a pretty straightforward exercise. Typically, each application or customer has its own collection of dedicated resources and tallying the costs is simply a matter of categorizing and summing those costs. However, in multi-tenant software as a service (SaaS) environments, this becomes a much more challenging […]

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How to create an approval flow for an AWS Service Catalog product launch using AWS Lambda

AWS Service Catalog allows organizations to centrally manage commonly deployed IT services, achieve consistent governance, and help meet compliance requirements. AWS Service Catalog provides a standardized landscape for product provisioning. Users browse listings of products (services or applications) that they have access to, locate the product that they want to use, and launch it on […]

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Testing AWS GameDay with the AWS Well-Architected Framework – Review

By Ian Scofield, Juan Villa, and Mike Ruiz   GameDay is an immersive, team-based event we’ve hosted at AWS Summits and re:Invent over the past few years. The event has teams of players settling into a challenging—and hopefully entertaining—scenario as DevOps leads at Unicorn.Rentals, a popular startup minutes away from the very public launch of […]

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Wrap Up: Cross-Account Role Onboarding Workflow

By Ian Scofield. Ian is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  Over the course of three blog posts (Parts 1, 2, and 3), we’ve been discussing a new way for APN Partners to onboard customers, focusing on the creation of cross-account roles.  Throughout this series, we’ve proposed the usage of AWS CloudFormation for the […]

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Collecting Information from AWS CloudFormation Resources Created in External Accounts with Custom Resources

By Erin McGill. Erin is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  Throughout this series, we’ve talked about easing cross-account role creation with AWS CloudFormation and a custom stack URL.  We’ve also discussed how to dynamically generate CloudFormation templates to populate a unique external ID. But once your cross-account role is created, how does the […]

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AWS IoT on Mongoose OS, Part 2

Enhancing IoT security with Mongoose OS, Espressif, Microchip, and AWS IoT By Tim Mattison. Tim is a Partner SA focused on IoT. Background Our previous post, AWS IoT on Mongoose OS, Part 1, described how Mongoose OS can connect an Espressif ESP8266 or ESP32 to AWS IoT. It explained how AWS IoT sets the bar […]

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Partner SA Roundup – May 2017

Every month or so I work with our awesome Emerging Partner SA team to highlight the technical innovations we’re seeing from a range of APN Technology Partners. This month, we’re going to hear from Partner SAs Ian Scofield, Juan Villa, and Erin McGill, as well as Partner Development Rep Makda Tesfa-George, who discuss solutions from […]

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Citrix Customers – Bring Your Own Windows Client Licenses for Use on AWS

By Andrew Kloman. Andrew is a Partner Solutions Architect (SA) at AWS.  Citrix customers, did you know that you can bring your own Microsoft Windows client licenses and use them on Amazon Web Services (AWS)? This includes deploying Windows 10 on AWS for your Citrix XenDesktop deployments. Within the Studio console, Citrix XenDesktop supports the […]

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AWS Server Migration Service – Server Migration to the Cloud Made Easy!

This is a guest post by Ahmed Omran. Ahmed is a Migration Solutions Architect at AWS.  Migrating on-premises servers to the cloud in a large-scale environment can be an involved process unless you have an orchestrator that can automate, schedule, minimize the bandwidth consumption for the replicated data, and reduce the cutover time of your […]

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New AWS Quick Start Available: Heptio Kubernetes on AWS

We’re happy to announce a new AWS Quick Start: Kubernetes by Heptio. Heptio is an AWS Partner Network (APN) Technology Partner who brings deep expertise to customers who are interested in using Kubernetes (the CTO and CEO of Heptio founded the Kubernetes project), and they are focused on providing best practice guidance to the Kubernetes […]

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