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Minimizing the PCI Compliance Burden Using Containerization, Microservices, and AWS

Leveraging cloud-based microservices is not a solution that works for everyone or every application, but it’s one more point in favor of transitioning legacy applications to microservices. If you’re already looking to re-architect, consider it an opportunity to spin out regulated data into separate containers. From there, it’s not much more effort to move those containers to AWS. Learn how AWS technologies can help organizations reduce their Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance burden.

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Quickly Build End-to-End Integrations to SaaS Partner Event Sources and AWS Services with Amazon EventBridge

AWS introduced Amazon EventBridge partner event source integrations to showcase reference architectures and end-to-end use cases that help you get started quickly with integrating SaaS partners in your own applications. Fully open source, these solutions include code and AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) templates that can be customized and extended to fit your application’s needs. The reference architectures include AWS Quick Starts and GitHub code to ease integration.

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Say Hello to 87 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in July

We are excited to highlight 87 APN Partners that received new designations in July 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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Building Secure and Private Data Flows Between AWS and Salesforce Using Amazon AppFlow

Amazon AppFlow allows you to source data from AWS services and SaaS applications such as Salesforce, and aggregate them in AWS data lakes and data warehouses to draw unique data-driven insights. Learn how to set up Amazon AppFlow for Salesforce users and follow along with two use cases, one for updating Amazon Redshift with new Salesforce contact information, and another for creating new Salesforce lead records using campaign data stored in Amazon S3.

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New Validation Checklists Clarify AWS Competency Requirements for APN Consulting Partners

To receive the AWS Competency designation, APN Partners must undergo rigorous technical validation and assessment of the security, performance, and reliability of their AWS solutions. To help APN Consulting Partners better understand this process and our validation requirements, we are releasing new versions of the AWS Competency Validation Checklists. The checklists highlighted in this post are for APN Consulting Partners.

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Partitioning Pooled Multi-Tenant SaaS Data with Amazon DynamoDB

As you design, develop, and build SaaS solutions on AWS, you must think about how you want to partition the data that belongs to each of your customers (tenants). In this post, experts from AWS SaaS Factory focus on what it means to implement the pooled model with Amazon DynamoDB. We’ll outline basic strategies to partition and isolate data by tenant, and illustrate common techniques you can use to avoid the “hot” partition problem that’s often associated with partitioning tenant data in a pooled model.

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Say Hello to 60 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in June

We are excited to highlight 60 APN Partners that received new designations in June 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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How to Change SaaS Network Configurations Without Affecting Your Customers

Many organizations prefer to connect to SaaS or managed services over a VPN. If you are an independent software vendor that has to periodically change your network configuration, these customer VPNs present a challenge. The solutions detailed in this post describe different approaches to isolating virtual private clouds that host applications and services from an enterprise network. You can use these strategies to add more services to your customers with no changes to customer network configurations, avoiding delays.

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Say Hello to 86 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in May

We are excited to highlight 86 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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Architecting Successful SaaS: Interacting with Your SaaS Customer’s Cloud Accounts

Explore several common AWS services and architectural patterns used by SaaS vendors to interact with their customers’ cloud accounts. Examples of SaaS products requiring some level of account interaction often fall into the categories of logging and monitoring, security, compliance, data analytics, DevOps, workflow management, and resource optimization. SaaS products, such as the ones in these categories, regularly interact with resources in the subscribing customer’s AWS account.

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