AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog
Each year, we honor members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) from around the globe that play key roles in helping customers drive innovation and build solutions on AWS. Announced during a Partner Awards Gala at AWS re:Invent, the 2023 Geo and Global AWS Partner Awards recognize a wide range of partners whose business models have embraced specialization, innovation, and cooperation over the past year. Please join us in congratulating these AWS Partners for their continued success!
We are looking forward to bringing you AWS re:Invent 2023 both in-person and virtually. The conference is November 27 – December 1 in Las Vegas, with virtual opportunities to watch keynotes and Innovation Talks live. All of us at AWS are excited to connect with AWS Partners and AWS Marketplace Sellers from around the globe. To help you prepare, we’ve compiled a list of key re:Invent information for our AWS Partner and AWS Marketplace communities.
We’re excited to announce self-service enhancements to AWS Partner Central to help you drive efficiencies, use data insights, and reach new customers with AWS Marketplace integration. Key enhancements include a self-guided partner journey with automated tasks, account and product linking across AWS Marketplace and Partner Central, a new co-sell experience with APN Customer Engagements (ACE), and more.
At AWS, we believe our partners are well-positioned to support specialized customer needs, either through providing consultative support or specialty business applications with integrated generative AI capabilities. This is why we are introducing the Generative AI Center of Excellence (CoE) for AWS Partners. It’s a digital experience open to all partners within the AWS Partner Network (APN). Learn how the CoE delivers optimized learning paths to implement generative AI solutions for customers.
Through the newly-introduced Generative AI Center of Excellence for AWS Partners, we are excited to share perspective on many of these questions. AWS recently sat down for a Q&A session with McKinsey & Company Senior Partner Naveen Sastry to talk about generative AI opportunities and best practices in implementation. Noted in these whitepapers is the $4 trillion of economic value that could be enabled by generative AI, and the Q&A below delves into the direct implications and how companies can capture value.
A Total Economic Impact Partner Opportunity Analysis for Channel Partners Selling in AWS Marketplace
In September 2023, AWS commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact (TEI) study to examine the potential business opportunity and return on investment (ROI) that Channel Partners can realize by building and scaling an AWS Marketplace practice. Learn about the study’s framework and key findings, including potential revenue opportunities, benefits, costs, and best practices associated with reselling third-party software, data, and offering professional services in AWS Marketplace.
Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle provides all the management benefits of Amazon RDS, as well as the ability to customize the database. While RDS makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale relational databases within AWS, however, legacy applications like Oracle E-Business Suite (E-BS) require customization of database environments not supported by RDS. Learn about Navisite’s implementation of Oracle E-BS with Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle, along with advice for setup and management.
The rise of IoT has brought a proliferation of connected devices, with more convenience and efficiency for enterprise and end users. Microcontrollers are pivotal to deploying and running AI at the edge, and AWs is collaborating with STMicroelectronics, a leading microcontroller manufacturer, and LACROIX, a leader in smart city solutions, to simplify Edge AI adoption. We’ll highlight the critical role of each partner in making edge computing commercially viable across use cases and industries.
Sports organizations possess a vast amount of data about fans which can be used to generate actionable insights. The ability to send personalized marketing to fans increases satisfaction and loyalty while enabling the team to cross-sell and drive revenue. Learn how Slalom‘s fan engagement data platform accelerator ingests and presents fan data in a centralized layer and empowers organizations to focus on segmentation and insight. The platform is based upon Slalom’s experience with a Premier League football club.
One of the most rigorous activities in the aviation industry is the aircraft’s operational maintenance. It’s a complex analytical task that’s often performed manually. Learn how Capgemini developed a solution called Lifecycle Optimization for Aerospace which aims to accelerate adoption of circular economy practices within the aviation industry. Built on AWS, it analyzes parts documentation and inspection processes, allowing optimization of its lifecycle by turning unstructured usage data into digital assets.
Automatically Resize Amazon EBS Capacity with Zesty Disk for Cost Efficiency and Consistent Performance
Dynamically adjusting infrastructure capacity based on usage fluctuations allows you to gain operational and cost benefits. Learn how Zesty Disk helps achieve greater cost efficiency and consistent performance when managing Amazon EBS volumes, and how to optimize storage at run time without adding complexity or being exposed to data on the disk. Zesty Disk’s auto-scaling technology eliminates the need for manual adjustments, streamlining operations and reducing the cognitive load for developers.
Serverless and event-driven architecture enables organization to reduce time to market with faster development, build scalable solutions, optimize IT infrastructure costs, and reduce outages and deliver a highly secure solution. Learn how a legacy application can be modernized using several AWS services to reduce costs, increase reliability and security, and provide agility and faster time to market.
Amazon API Gateway is a solution for orchestrating the resources for creating, deploying, and managing APIs at scale. Learn how SmartBear’s SwaggerHub provides a single source of truth for API documentation, and helps teams achieve consistency in their documentation and implementation patterns across a portfolio of APIs. In this post, we show how SwaggerHub pairs with Amazon API Gateway to provide customers with a holistic API solution.
In a recent webinar, Slalom and AWS showcased the incredible potential of chat-based enterprise search powered by AWS generative AI services like Amazon Bedrock. We’re excited to share key takeaways and a more in-depth exploration of the transformative landscape that chat-based search creates. Learn how technologies like Amazon Bedrock empower businesses to build intelligent chat-based interfaces that allow employees to interact with company data conversationally.