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Say Hello to 47 New AWS Competency Partners Added in September

The AWS Competency Program welcomed 47 new APN Partners in September—spanning workload, solution, and industry designations. The AWS Competency Program helps customers identify and choose the world’s top APN Partners that have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. Please join us in welcoming our newest AWS Competency Partners!

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Say Hello to 20 New AWS Competency Partners Added in August

The AWS Competency Program welcomed 20 new APN Partners in August—spanning workload, solution, and industry designations. The AWS Competency Program helps customers identify and choose the world’s top APN Partners that have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. Please join us in welcoming our newest AWS Competency Partners!

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New Validation Checklists Clarify Requirements for the AWS Service Delivery Program

As part of the onboarding process when joining the AWS Service Delivery Program, APN Partners must go through a technical audit of their experience delivering AWS services to end customers. This audit is conducted by internal technical experts who validate the APN Partner’s knowledge and capabilities for a specific AWS service. To help APN Partners better understand this process, we are introducing Validation Checklists that provide visibility into the criteria we use during an organization’s technical validation.

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New APN Programs Available for AWS for Windows Partners

For APN Partners helping customers migrate, manage, or deploy Microsoft Workloads to AWS, we are introducing an Application Modernization category within the AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency, as well as the Amazon EC2 for Windows Service Delivery designation. Through our Microsoft Workloads Partners’ investment in developing a Windows on AWS practice, we know customers will have an exceptional experience and the most efficient deployment running Windows applications on AWS.

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New and Updated Partner Training Resources

We have a number of in-person and online training resources designed specifically for APN Partners so you can more effectively help customers leverage the AWS Cloud. We regularly update and release new training courses so you can be sure you are learning the latest about AWS. The Solutions Training for Partners: Windows (Business) course is available both in-person and online and teaches AWS Business Professional partners about the specific benefits of moving Windows workloads onto AWS.

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AWS Partner Webinar Series- September and October

The AWS Partner Webinar Series is a selection of live and recorded online presentations that cover a broad range of topics at varying technical levels and scale. Each webinar is hosted by an AWS Solutions Architect and an AWS Competency Partner who has successfully helped customers evaluate and implement the tools, techniques, and technologies of […]

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AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency Now Includes Database Solutions and New APN Partners to Serve Customers Running Windows-based Workloads on AWS

APN is excited to announce updates to the AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency, as well as introduce the latest wave of talented APN Partners with Microsoft Workloads Competency status! This Competency has been updated to provide our customers with an easy way of finding skilled APN Partners to match their Windows workload migration goals, and to […]

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Supporting Customers as They Migrate Microsoft SQL Server Workloads to AWS

A guest post by Datavail, an AWS Partner Network (APN) Consulting Partner and an AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency Partner specializing in database solutions.   Through the AWS Competency Program, we’ve been validated by AWS for our proven expertise in offering applications and database solutions built on the Microsoft SQL Server platform on AWS. This includes […]

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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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New AWS Solutions Training Available for Partners: AWS for Windows and Big Data & Analytics

We’re excited to announce that we’re expanding AWS Solutions Training with new topics and more ways for you to get training. AWS Solutions Training was previously available to APN Consulting Partners as an instructor-led workshop. We now offer training in both instructor-led and online, self-paced formats. New AWS Solutions Training: AWS for Windows This 4-hour […]

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