AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

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Introducing the AWS Smart City Competency and Launch Partners

We are thrilled to announce the AWS Smart City Competency, which will deliver world-class AWS Partner recommendations to customers searching to build and deploy innovative smart city solutions. The AWS Smart City Competency will differentiate highly specialized AWS Partners with a demonstrated deep technical expertise and proven track record of customer success within the Smart City use cases.

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Managing MSP Costs with VMware Cloud Director Service Multi-Tenancy

VMware Cloud on AWS allows customers to migrate their workloads faster without having to refactor or change any application code or logic. Many MSPs have built highly successful businesses on VMware Cloud Director-powered clouds running in their own data centers. These MSPs have earned trust with their customers over many years as trusted advisors and partners. Explore some of the challenges MSPs face and how using multi tenancy with VMware Cloud Director Service can help address them.

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Announcing AWS Incident Detection and Response: A New Enterprise Support Add-On

We are excited to announce the general availability of AWS Incident Detection and Response, a new add-on to AWS Enterprise Support that’s enabled under the AWS Solution Provider Program and AWS Distribution Program. This leverages the proven operational, enhanced monitoring, and incident management capabilities used internally by AWS teams and externally by AWS Managed Services (AMS). Enrollment into AWS Incident Detection and Response is available October 1, 2022.

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Capgemini’s Edge-Capable Targeted Campaigns for Popup Stores Using Deep Learning

As direct to customer (D2C) gains popularity among retailers, there’s an increasing need to mix online and offline experiences to improve customer engagements and sentiment. One such popular channel is popup stores. This post explores a Capgemini solution that uses Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help retailers engage with customers in a smart way. The solution leverages deep learning to enhance the customer experience through gamification and provides key insights and marketing leads to retailers.

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Announcing the Canada 2022 AWS Partners of the Year

AWS is excited to unveil the 2022 Partners of the Year from Canada. Announced during the AWS Toronto Partner Summit, the awards recognize AWS Partner Network (APN) members who have demonstrated outstanding results and innovation using AWS products and solutions. Their expertise allows AWS customers in a wide range of industries—from finance to sports, startups to the public sector—to transform their industries and solve the most difficult business challenges.

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Using Amazon Macie with Komprise for Detecting Sensitive Content in On-Premises Data

From a single pane of glass in Komprise, you can gain visibility across your data silos, tag files with granular metadata to support easier search for precise data sets, and create intelligent policies to migrate infrequently used data to economical storage targets and/or leverage cloud-based AI/ML services. Walk through the process of using Komprise with Amazon Macie, a fully managed data security and data privacy service that uses machine learning and pattern matching to discover sensitive content such as PII.

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AWS Partner Accreditations: The First Step for Partners Learning About the AWS Cloud

AWS Partner Accreditations are AWS Partner Network (APN) partner-exclusive courses that provide foundational cloud knowledge and skills. Offered directly through AWS in an on-demand or live, instructor-led format, earning an accreditation requires a low time commitment, with a short test given directly afterward. After passing the test, you’ll receive a digital badge from AWS for display on your resume or social media profiles.

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Mitigating Sensitive Data-Related Risks via Foundational Technical Review (FTR) for SaaS Solutions

Most SaaS solutions which undergo an AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR) ingest, manage, and store sensitive data. The FTR is a review based on the AWS Well-Architected Framework and enables AWS Partners to identify and remediate risks in their solutions. Learn how to manage and secure sensitive data within their SaaS solutions with a focus on addressing requirements related to PII or PHI requirements in the Foundational Technical Review.

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Say Hello to 108 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in August

We are excited to highlight 108 AWS Partners that received new designations in August 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 AWS Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. AWS Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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10 Years of Success: AWS and Sumo Logic

This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the AWS Partner Network (APN). To celebrate this important milestone, we’re launching a series of partner transformation stories—“10 Years of Success”—highlighting some of our AWS Partners who have been “all in” and grown with us over the past decade. Up next in our Q&A-style series is Sumo Logic, an AWS Partner with a leading cloud-based machine data analytics SaaS platform designed to deliver reliable and secure cloud-native applications.

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