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Say Hello to 77 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in March

We are excited to highlight 77 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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New Validation Checklists Clarify AWS Competency Requirements for APN Technology Partners

To receive the AWS Competency designation, APN Partners must undergo rigorous technical validation related to industry-specific technology, as well as an assessment of the security, performance, and reliability of their AWS solutions. This validation gives customers complete confidence in choosing APN Partners to team up with. To help APN Technology Partners better understand this process and our validation requirements, we are releasing new versions of the AWS Competency Validation Checklists.

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Enabling Digital Transformation with Secure Team Collaboration from Symphony

Symphony was built by a consortium of 15 leading global financial institutions to solve the critical issue of how to collaborate while remaining secure and compliant. This initial goal has lead Symphony to develop a platform that’s changing the way companies do business in critical industries like financial services. Its open APIs, integrations, bots, and workflows are helping to create a more democratic ecosystem for innovation, within and beyond financial services.

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F5 Launches First SaaS Service Exclusively on AWS with Support of AWS SaaS Factory

F5 Cloud Services is a set of enterprise-grade application delivery and security SaaS services that are optimized for cloud-native applications and microservice environments. The AWS SaaS Factory team sat down with Craig Kitterman, Sr. Director of Product Management at F5 Cloud Services, and Yaniv Shemesh, Chief Architect at F5 Cloud Services, to learn about what they’re launching and how it benefits customers.

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Say Hello to 26 New AWS Competency, MSP, and Service Delivery Partners Added in February

We are excited to highlight 26 APN Partners that received new designations in February 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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Control Access to Your Data with Slack Enterprise Key Management and AWS KMS

Slack has become a vital tool for collaboration for teams and companies around the world, and we are excited about the launch of Slack Enterprise Key Management (EKM). By integrating with AWS Key Management Service (KMS) in a customer’s AWS account, Slack EKM gives you tighter control over access to data that is stored in Slack. With Slack EKM, you can create a Customer Master Key that always stays under your control. Then, using key policies, you grant Slack access to use your CMK to generate and decrypt data keys.

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Use Amazon Elasticsearch Service with Kibana for Identity Federation – Auth0

With the recent release of Amazon Elasticsearch Service integration with Amazon Cognito, you can now enable corporate users to access Amazon Elasticsearch Service with Kibana using your corporate directory credentials through identity federation. In this post, we share a step-by-step integration of Auth0 and Amazon Cognito. With Amazon Cognito User Pool, you can extend your directory so Auth0 users are able to log in to Kibana with the same security credentials.

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Creating a Golden AMI Pipeline Integrated with Qualys for Vulnerability Assessments

The golden AMI pipeline addresses challenges faced by customer cloud teams. It describes a method for providing a repeatable, scalable, and approved application stack factory that increases innovation velocity, reduces effort, and increases the chief information security officer’s confidence that IT teams are compliant in their cloud deployments. In this post, we explored how to set up a golden AMI creation pipeline with a combination of AWS services, as well as the Qualys Scanner available on AWS Marketplace.

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Using Amazon Elasticsearch Service with Kibana for Identity Federation – Active Directory

With the recent release of Amazon Elasticsearch Service integration with Amazon Cognito, you can now enable corporate users to access Amazon Elasticsearch Service with Kibana using your corporate directory credentials through identity federation. In this post, we share a step-by-step integration of Active Directory (AD) and Amazon Cognito. With Amazon Cognito User Pool, you can extend your directory so AD users are able to log in to Kibana with the same security credentials.

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How to Securely Access Amazon Virtual Private Clouds Using Zscaler Private Access

When you’re enabling external access to an Amazon EC2 instance or Amazon VPC, there’s a need to expose some sort of inbound path from the users to the application, usually over the internet. Zscaler has been working with customers to redefine secure access to applications either on-premises or as they move to AWS. In this post, we discuss how you can implement a Zero Trust approach for access to workloads and services hosted on AWS with the aid of Zscaler Private Access.

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