AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Unlocking the Power of SaaS: Explore the New SaaS on AWS Content Hub for Best Practices and Resources

The new SaaS on AWS hub is a dynamic platform that serves as your one-stop destination for navigating the intricate landscape of building, launching, and managing SaaS applications on AWS. As you embark on your SaaS cloud journey, you’ll encounter a myriad of challenges, from crafting scalable architectures to fine-tuning performance and enhancing customer retention. SaaS on AWS is designed to accompany you through every step of this transformative process.

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Achieving Greater Profitability: AWS Partner Alignment and Incentives

AWS Partners can achieve profitability by optimizing their offerings and aligning with customer needs. Key recommendations include mapping offerings to customer challenges through workshops, integrating solutions via partner collaboration, tailoring portfolios for segments/industries, leveraging APN programs as entry points, and using tools like the Customer Engagement Incentive. By understanding customer journeys and using AWS resources, partners can drive a $6.40 multiplier in revenue per $1 AWS sold.

Streamlining Kubernetes Certificate Management with Amazon EKS and AppViewX KUBE+

Kubernetes simplifies application deployment but introduces certificate management challenges. Amazon EKS is a managed Kubernetes service that automates security patching, while AppViewX KUBE+ automates certificate lifecycle management across the Kubernetes environment. By integrating AppViewX KUBE+ with EKS, organizations gain robust automation, DevOps and security alignment, operational efficiency, and agility for secure cloud-native operations.

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Optimize Customer Journey with a Bird’s Eye View of Customer Interactions from Joulica

Contact centers often face challenges due to lack of visibility into customers’ omnichannel experiences. Joulica’s Customer Journey Analytics solution, part of AWS Contact Center Intelligence, provides a unified, real-time view of each customer’s journey across voice, digital, and social interactions. Built on AWS data streaming architecture, it empowers agents with holistic customer understanding and enhances customer satisfaction and brand perception through optimized experiences.

How to Build a Real-Time Analytics Platform Using Amazon Aurora and ThoughtSpot

Learn how to connect the ThoughtSpot analytics platform to an Amazon Aurora MySQL database for real-time operational analytics. This post outlines the steps to create an Aurora MySQL instance, populate it with sample data, create a connection from ThoughtSpot, and build generative AI-powered analytics using natural language search. By integrating ThoughtSpot and Aurora MySQL, businesses can get instant insights from their transactional database.

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Access the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework Workshop Delivery Guide in the AWS Prescriptive Guidance Library

The AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF) workshop delivery guide is available in the AWS Prescriptive Guidance library and offers step-by-step guidance for AWS Partners to run their own workshops with customers. It’s the same guidance we provide internally to AWS staff, providing both sales and delivery kits along with prescriptive guidance that is our gold standard for delivering AWS CAF workshops to help customers in their cloud transformation journey.

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Seamless IoT Device Provisioning to AWS with Semtech’s Zero-Touch Deployment Solution

Cellular IoT offers reliable, low-power, wide-area connectivity and its rapid growth is driven by increasing connected device demand across industries. Producing IoT devices at scale requires months of preparation, and Semtech’s AirVantage Device Control leverages hardware roots of trust to enable zero-touch provisioning, seamlessly binding devices to AWS IoT Core. This lowers manufacturing costs through single global SKUs, improves security, and accelerates time-to-market by eliminating provisioning customization.

Driving Innovation Through Mainframe Modernization with Kyndryl and AWS

Enterprises are seeking mainframe modernization to drive efficiency, agility, and innovation. A Kyndryl survey revealed that 95% are migrating mainframe applications to the cloud, with 37% of workloads being relocated on average. Despite challenges like workforce shortage, businesses report increased profitability and millions in average annual savings through modernization. Kyndryl offers expertise, tools, and solutions to assist clients in navigating this complex journey seamlessly while enhancing operational efficiency.

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How to Break Down Silos and Build Faster with Cloudcraft by Datadog

With increasing cloud innovation, distributed teams need visibility into their deployed cloud resources, dependencies, and budgets when architecting new applications or reconfiguring existing solutions. Cloudcraft by Datadog helps companies achieve this cross-team alignment and enables teams to visualize and document architectures, analyze costs, run compliance audits through shareable diagrams, and automate diagram updates as infrastructure evolves.

Modernize Natural and Adabas Workloads on AWS with Advanced’s Application Transparency Platform

Many enterprises still rely on the Adabas database and Natural programming language for critical workloads, facing rising license costs and a shrinking talent pool. To reduce reliance on these aging technologies and enable digital transformation, companies are modernizing to AWS with Advanced’s solutions. Advanced offers automated refactoring of Natural code to Java/C# and replatforming to execute Natural on Windows, along with migrating Adabas databases to modern relational databases.

Comprinno Simplifies Customer Data Migration to AWS to Save Time and Reduce Cost

Comprinno migrated a fitness app’s databases from Google Cloud to AWS to reduce costs. Challenges included migrating large PostgreSQL databases without downtime and accessing Google’s managed subnets. Comprinno established a VPN between clouds, used a SQL proxy to enable the AWS Database Migration Service, and parallelized data loading to meet the tight migration window. By moving to Graviton-based Amazon RDS, the customer reduced database costs by 30%.

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How to Enable Secure Self-Service Amazon EKS Cluster Provisioning with ArgoCD, Kyverno, and Nirmata Policy Manager

Containers are a leading method for packaging applications, with Kubernetes emerging as the top orchestration solution. You can enable secure and efficient self-service cluster provisioning on Amazon EKS using open-source tools like AWS Controllers for Kubernetes (ACK), Kyverno, and ArgoCD. This post demonstrates how enterprises can leverage these tools along with Nirmata’s Policy Manager to streamline EKS cluster management, apply security policies, and ensure compliance in a Kubernetes environment.