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Building a Case for Cloud Migration Based on TCO with CC Analyzer from CloudChomp

Considering the complexity involved in a cloud migration project, arriving at the decision to migrate one’s company to the public cloud is not always easy. Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is a key factor in getting to a directional decision. CloudChomp’s migration assessment tool, CC Analyzer, provides a flexible and comprehensive platform that does the heavy lifting in terms of data collection, right-sizing, and target recommendations, while at the same time providing ample flexibility to account for special cases.

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The Most Viewed APN Blog Posts in 2019

Take a look at the most popular APN Blog posts in 2019. 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. Thank you for reading, and Happy New Year!

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New APN Program Launches and Updates Announced at AWS re:Invent 2019

The annual Global Partner Summit was held Dec. 2-6 at AWS re:Invent 2019, and we are excited to introduce the APN’s new program launches and key initiatives for 2020. Global Partner Summit helps APN Partners to leverage AWS technologies and learn how the APN program can help companies build, market, and sell their AWS-based offerings. This post will showcase the new APN programs that partners can take advantage of today, including AWS Service Ready and the APN Global Startup Program.

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New APN Navigate Tracks Help Partners Build Successful Cloud-Based Businesses

APN Navigate is a partner’s path to specialization on AWS, guiding organizations large and small to establish fundamental building blocks that will help them become successful APN Partners. Completing APN Navigate will help partners advance through the APN tiers and prepare for the rigorous validation associated with our APN differentiation programs, such as AWS Competency, AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP).

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On the Ground: Daily Updates from AWS Global Partner Summit 2019

We are thrilled to be in Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent 2019 and our annual Global Partner Summit, meeting and connecting with APN Partners from around the world. This year’s conference provides APN Partners with great opportunities to connect, collaborate, and discover. APN Partners will be busy all week attending breakout sessions, chalk talks, and hands-on trainings to learn how the APN program can help their business build, market, and sell their AWS-based offerings.

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How Insurity Architected ClaimsXPress for High Availability and Resiliency on AWS

ISVs servicing the insurance industry can take advantage of AWS infrastructure and services to architect solutions that meet these needs, without requiring large up-front capital expenditures. Insurity ClaimsXPress is a claims management system built on AWS that provides a redundant, secure, multi-region architecture. In this post, we will outline how Insurity has architected their ClaimsXPress solution on AWS to deliver an enterprise-grade SaaS solution for the commercial insurance market.

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Ensuring Successful Cloud Migrations with Cross-Platform Visibility from Datadog

Migrating customer workloads to the AWS Cloud typically comprises several phases: migration readiness assessment, migration planning, the actual migration of applications, and post-migration application optimization. Application profiling is a class of technology for guiding customers across migration phases from end to end. Datadog’s application profiling solution provides cross-platform visibility by collecting, aggregating, and visualizing data from on-premises and cloud environments.

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How to Reduce AWS Storage Costs for Splunk Deployments Using SmartStore

It can be overwhelming for organizations to keep pace with the amount of data being generated by machines every day. There’s a great deal of meaningful information that can be extracted from data, but companies need software vendors to develop tools that help. In this post, learn about Splunk SmartStore and how it helps customers to reduce storage cost in a Splunk deployment on AWS. Many customers are using SmartStore to reduce the size of Amazon EBS volumes and moving data to Amazon S3.

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Serverless Containers are the Future of Container Infrastructure

With the shift to containers and serverless solutions, organizations are presented with a unique question: how do you maximize an application’s uptime while maintaining a cost-effective infrastructure at both layers? Keeping availability high by over-provisioning is easy, but it’s also very expensive. As a result, several challenges have arisen on the path to building an optimized, cost-effective, and highly available containerized infrastructure on AWS: pricing, instance sizing, and containers utilization.

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How to Use Amazon Rekognition on Cloudinary to Auto-Tag Faces with Names

Learn how to seamlessly integrate Amazon Rekognition with the Cloudinary platform, and build an application that automatically tags people in images with names. This solution learns people’s faces from photos uploaded to a “training” folder in Cloudinary. In many cases, a single photo of someone is enough for Amazon Rekognition to learn and then, later on, identify and tag that person. This works in most photograph scenes and even pictures with many other people in them.

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