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How Swisscom Saved DroneAnalytics 60% on AWS Services by Using the AWS Well-Architected Framework

DroneAnalytics offers hardware and software solutions for drones and connected objects. The consulting services from Swisscom, based on the AWS Well-Architected Framework, enabled them to more properly monitor their consumption of AWS services. By leveraging Well-Architected best practices and working with Swisscom, DroneAnalytics saved 60 percent on their AWS spend, whilst maintaining the same or better levels of operational efficiency, reliability, and performance.

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How the AWS Well-Architected Program Helps APN Partners Build Better Applications

The AWS Well-Architected Partner Program trains APN Consulting Partners on how to perform Well-Architected workload reviews, enabling you to help AWS customers establish good architectural habits, eliminate risk, and respond faster to changes that affect designs, applications, and workloads. AWS Well-Architected Partners gain the expertise needed to build high-quality solutions, implement best practices, check the state of workloads, and make improvements when and where customers need assistance.

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Architecting Successful SaaS: Understanding Cloud-Based Software-as-a-Service Models

As the old saying goes, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Customer trust is hard-earned and easily lost. Properly architecting a scalable and secure SaaS-based product is just as important as feature development and sales. No one wants to fail on Day 1— you worked too hard to get there. Get a comprehensive introduction to the common ways in which customers consume cloud-based SaaS models, and explore the different ways in which ISVs sell their software products to customers.

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In-Depth Strategies from Infosys to Help Customers Re-Platform Mainframes on AWS

Re-platforming is a popular mainframe modernization approach because it’s flexible and transparent to the user. Learn about the phased migration approach Infosys uses for re-platforming mainframe applications. We’ll provide an overview of each step and the corresponding Infosys tools and accelerators we use to ensure successful mainframe migrations, including Micro Focus Enterprise Server (MF-ES).

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How Gremlin’s Chaos Engineering Platform Validates AWS Operational Excellence and Reliability

Chaos engineering is the discipline of experimenting on a software system or service to build confidence in its capability to withstand turbulent and unexpected conditions. Its goal is to reveal weaknesses before they break. The AWS Well-Architected Review and chaos engineering go hand-in-hand, and Gremlin’s chaos engineering platform validates your service’s compliance with two pillars of the Well-Architected Framework: operational excellence and reliability.

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How Steamhaus Used AWS Well-Architected to Improve Sperry Rail’s Artificial Intelligence System

Over two days, Steamhaus conducted an AWS Well-Architected Review on-site with the team who designed, built, and currently manage Elmer at Sperry Rail. Elmer uses machine intelligence to inspect thousands of miles of ultrasound scans collected by Sperry’s inspection vehicles, searching for evidence of cracks in the rail. This partnership allowed quick improvements in efficiency, while ensuring the requirements of running the business day-to-day did not get in the way of improving Elmer.

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Join AWS Experts for Well-Architected Wednesdays—a New PartnerCast Webinar Series

Introducing Well-Architected Wednesdays! Our recent six-week PartnerCast series focused on what it takes to be an AWS Well-Architected Partner. These on-demand episodes can sharpen your cloud skills and strengthen your company’s AWS offerings. The PartnerCast team and AWS Solutions Architects identified six topics that will help you dive deep into your customer’s solutions using the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

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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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Accelerating Cloud Adoption with the AWS End User Computing Adoption Framework

SynchroNet uses the End User Computing Adoption Framework (EUCAF) as a proven approach to providing customers with a clear path to analyze, design, deploy, automate, and operate their Amazon WorkSpaces, AWS AppStream 2.0, or virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) on AWS at scale. SynchroNet is an AWS End User Computing Competency Partner whose hyper-focus on EUC helps enterprise, governments, and APN Partners accelerate the adoption and lifecycle support of EUC services at scale.

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How to Add Security and Compliance Auto-Remediation with the Cloud Conformity Platform

Automation is becoming more and more critical to organizations needing to manage and govern cloud infrastructure. Cloud Conformity’s auto-remediation tool helps to alleviate security and compliance concerns by using AWS Lambda to fix any non-compliant resources within your AWS account. Cloud Conformity is an assurance and governance tool that continuously monitors one or more AWS services based on AWS Well-Architected best practices.

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