AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Upcoming AWS Partner Webinars – April

Do you want to learn best practices for taking advantage of the AWS platform with AWS Big Data and Security Competency Partners?

The AWS Partner Webinar Series is a selection of live online presentations that cover a broad range of topics at varying technical levels. Each webinar is hosted by an AWS Competency Partner who has demonstrated success helping customers evaluate and use the tools, techniques, and technologies of AWS productively, at any scale.

These webinars feature technical sessions led by AWS solutions architects and engineers, live demonstrations, customer examples, and Q&A with AWS experts. We have four upcoming webinars we want to highlight featuring Tableau, Informatica, Alert Logic, and Splunk.

Upcoming Big Data Webinars

Analytics on the Cloud with Tableau on AWS – Tableau Software 

April 12, 2016 | 10:00 – 11:00 AM PST

Next generation analytics isn’t on its way… it’s already arrived. Most businesses are in the process of developing their new data platforms on the cloud, or moving their existing analytics infrastructure to the cloud. Attend this webinar to learn model architectures and best practices for analytics on AWS. You’ll also learn how you can leverage cloud to spread insight throughout your organization.

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SendGrid Improves Email Delivery with Hybrid Data Warehousing – Informatica Cloud Integration 

April 14, 2016 | 10:00 – 11:00 AM PST

When you received your Uber ‘Tuesday Evening Ride Receipt’ or Spotify’s ‘This Week’s New Music’ email, did you think about how they got there? SendGrid’s reliable email platform delivers each month over 20 Billion transactional and marketing emails on behalf of many of your favorite brands, including Uber, Airbnb, Spotify, Foursquare and NextDoor. SendGrid was looking to evolve its data warehouse architecture in order to improve decision making and optimize customer experience. They needed a scalable and reliable architecture that would allow them to move nimbly and efficiently with a relatively small IT organization, while supporting the needs of both business and technical users at SendGrid.

SendGrid’s Director of Enterprise Data Operations will be joining architects from Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Informatica to discuss SendGrid’s journey to a hybrid cloud architecture and how a hybrid data warehousing solution is optimized to support SendGrid’s analytics initiative. Speakers will also review common technologies and use cases being deployed in hybrid cloud today, common data management challenges in hybrid cloud and best practices for addressing these challenges.

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Upcoming Security Webinars

Big Data & Cloud Security on AWS – Alert Logic 

April 12, 2016 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM PST

GenomeNext, a genomic informatics company, analyzes massive amounts of data which represent human blueprints to deliver comprehensive genomic insights into genetic variation and disease to healthcare and scientific organizations. To meet the challenges of their exponential data growth, they turned to Amazon Web Services, which offers physical security, instance isolation, and protection for the foundation services. As an added layer of security, GenomeNext also turned to Alert Logic to secure their applications and exceed government and regulatory compliance. In this webinar, learn how GenomeNext utilized security-as-a-service (SaaS) with Alert Logic to secure their applications on AWS, and how you can securely plan, architect, and execute similar big data projects.

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Turn Data Into Security Insight – Splunk 

April 13, 2016 | 10:00 – 11:00 AM PST

Security and visibility are critical considerations for any AWS deployment. In this webinar, you’ll learn how EnerNOC, a leading provider of energy management solutions, seamlessly transforms data from their AWS environment (including AWS CloudTrail, AWS Config and VPC Flow Logs) into real-time security insights. You will gain insight into the pre-built dashboards and reports delivered by the free Splunk App for AWS, and how EnerNOC has identified and resolved security risks using this app. You will also hear from AWS and Splunk about the importance of utilizing these solutions for optimizing AWS security.

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We’ll be hosting a number of AWS Partner Webinars featuring AWS Competency Partners throughout the year – stay tuned to the APN Blog for more information!