AWS Training and Certification Blog

New Research: Enterprise Strategy Group report quantifies advantages for organizations with AWS Certified Staff

As more organizations are moving the cloud, they are finding their biggest challenge isn’t technical. It’s people and culture. They simply do not have enough people with the right cloud skills to achieve their goals. We developed AWS Certification seven years ago, starting with the AWS Solutions Architect – Associate certification, in order to help […]

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Don’t miss these AWS Training and Certification resources at re:Invent 2020

You don’t want to miss this year’s AWS re:Invent virtual conference. In addition to being free for all participants, it spans three weeks from December 1-18 and includes five keynotes, 18 leadership sessions, and unlimited access to hundreds of breakouts. Over the three weeks, there will be 500+ sessions covering core AWS services and emerging […]

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Join us for the final episode of AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner

It’s hard to believe, but the final week of AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner is nearly here! It’s not too late to catch up on the previous episodes on demand, at your convenience. Then, join us next week for the final episode of the season. We offer two live, 60-minute shows each week: Mondays at […]

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New and improved AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials course to build your AWS Cloud knowledge

Whether you’re watching a show on a video streaming service, depositing a check using your mobile device, participating in a virtual meeting, or even ordering a latte from a coffee shop, many of the things you do every day rely on services that run in the cloud. As a result, organizations have a high and […]

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3 ways cloud security skills free you to innovate with confidence 

While many organizations start their journey to the cloud with the primary goal of reducing IT costs, they quickly discover the advantages of faster innovation. The ability to provision resources quickly and run iterative experiments can help your organization bring products and services to market much faster. And if the experiment isn’t successful, you can […]

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New digital courses: Identity and Access Management and Internet of Things

Are you looking to build foundational security knowledge? Maybe you’re ready to use Internet of Things (IoT) to connect systems together, lowering the cost of production and improving your customer experience. Today we’re launching two free, digital courses focused on cloud security and edge computing, available on two of our AWS Digital Training Partners, Coursera […]

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Episode 5: Learn AWS Well-Architected Framework in AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner

There are just two more weeks of AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner. Catch up on the previous episodes on demand at your convenience. Then, join us next week for episode five. We offer two live, 60-minute shows each week: Mondays at 7:30 a.m. PT and Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. PT. As a friendly reminder, the […]

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Removing barriers and creating builders

Last month, Maureen Lonergan, director of AWS Training and Certification, delivered the keynote speech at the Women in IT Awards NYC. The event, in its third year, recognizes the dedication and efforts of women and allies in the tech community. Maureen shared the importance of removing barriers and creating builders through education and training to […]

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ICYMI: October highlights from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for the month of October, including all our new courses launched this month. Dive in and explore! Enterprise skills development CloudCheckr staff earn more than 80 AWS Certifications in 80 days CloudCheckr, an AWS Partner, recently validated its employees’ cloud expertise by completing […]

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We’re reviewing security essentials in episode four of AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner

We’re headed into week four. Can you believe it? It’s not too late to join us for AWS Power Hour: Cloud Practitioner. Catch up on the previous episodes on demand at your convenience. Then, join us next week for episode four. We offer two live, 60-minute shows each week: Mondays at 7:30 a.m. PT and […]

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