The AWS Partner Network (APN) is the global partner program for AWS. It is focused on helping APN Partners build successful AWS-based businesses or solutions by providing business, technical, marketing, and go-to-market support.

As an APN Partner, you will receive business, technical, sales, and marketing resources to help enable you to grow your business and better support your customers. Join the APN and take advantage of numerous APN Partner programs to differentiate your business and connect with customers on AWS. Learn more about the benefits of being an APN Partner below. 


APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of all the business benefits that AWS has to offer. With their deep expertise on AWS, APN Partners are uniquely positioned to help your company at any stage of your Cloud Adoption Journey and to help you achieve your business objectives. Find an APN Partner today.  


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As an APN Partner, you will have access to numerous technical training opportunities to support you in strengthening your AWS-based business. Resources include APN Partner-only technical content, APN Webcast technical videos, online technical Accreditations and Certifications, and discounts on AWS Instructor-Led training courses.

As you advance through the tiers, you gain more business support from the APN. You become eligible for a number of different Funding Benefits, access to Partner Development Managers to help guide you through your journey, and gain the ability to apply to several APN Programs to help you differentiate your firm on AWS.

There are a number of Sales and Marketing Opportunities you can take advantage of as a member of the APN. As you establish and mature your AWS practice, you have opportunities to participate in co-branded Marketing Campaigns, Joint Customer-Facing Webinars, Case Studies, Sponsorships, and more. 

APN Consulting Partners are professional services firms that help customers of all types and sizes design, architect, build, migrate, and manage their workloads and applications on AWS on a global basis, accelerating their journey to the cloud. APN Consulting Partners often implement Technology Partner solutions in addition to the professional services they offer. APN Consulting Partners include System Integrators, Strategic Consultancies, Agencies, Managed Service Providers, and Value-Added Resellers.

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APN Technology Partners provide hardware (e.g. OEMs, semiconductor manufacturers), connectivity services (e.g. network carriers), or software solutions that are either hosted on, or integrated with, the AWS Cloud (e.g. SaaS Providers, ISV). APN Technology Partner products are often delivered as components to broader AWS Cloud customer solutions and can be delivered globally by APN Consulting Partners, through AWS Marketplace, as part of a customer-ready solutions (e.g. AWS Quickstarts, or Solution Space Solutions) or direct from the APN Technology Partner.

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Are you beginning to build your business on AWS, or expanding your practice? Look to the APN to help you grow and succeed. The APN offers various programs and resources to support you in your journey. Whether you have a Consulting Practice or offer a Technology Solution on AWS, there are plenty of opportunities to advance your business.

The APN offers various programs and resources to support you in your journey. Here are some of our Partners' success stories:


  • Data and Analytics

    Partners building highly scalable and secure Big Data applications fast. 

    The Globe and Mail & Clearscale

    The Globe and Mail used APN Partner ClearScale to launch a new application that enables its growing online readership to access stories and breaking news from mobile devices. 

    LexisNexis & Cognizant

    LexisNexis used APN Partner Cognizant to develop its News Archive platform to easily expand compute resources to support growing news archives and other strategic workloads. 

    National Bank of Canada & Cloudera/TickSmith

    The National Bank of Canada is one of Canada's leading financial services organizations. The bank's Global Equity Derivatives Group (GED) decided to use Cloudera and TickSmith to accumulate and rebuild all Canadian stock-trading activity for post-trade analysis.  

  • Internet of Things (IoT)

    Partners possessing deep domain expertise in IoT, having developed innovative technology and solutions that leverage AWS services.

    eWater & Eseye

    eWater's founders saw a solution to the lack of clean water to more than 780 million people globally using cell phones linked with small devices installed at water pumps to control access to and collect usage information for clean water taps. eWater worked with Eseye to create an IoT enabled pump to provide clean water to those with limited access.  

    Enel & Accenture

    Enel, the Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas uses AWS and Accenture for IoT and energy management, saving 21% on compute costs and 60% in storage costs.  

    Samsung & ClearScale

    Samsung, the global leader in mobility, saw a need for strong infrastructure delivery capabilities and high talent software development. Samsung envisioned its Cloud Solutions Platform to deliver infrastructure with best in class innovation. They used ClearScale to deliver a robust infrastructure and cloud application at hyerscale. 


  • Migration Solutions

    Partners moving existing applications to the AWS cloud to reduce cost, increase agility, and improve security. 

    Thomas Publishing & AppsAssociates

    Thomas Publishing connects manufacturing buyers and suppliers online. Thomas used Apps Associates to upgrade its Oracle E-Business Suites (EBS) ap-plications and take advantage of newer infrastructure to increase the performance of its additional Oracle applications and database technologies without the need to invest in physical hardware.  

    FantasyDraft & BlueSentry

    FantasyDraft decided to move its website to the cloud to better meet its needs for high availability, scalibility, and development agility. FantasyDraft used BlueSentry to help them quickly migrate to the AWS cloud.  


    Delaware North & Cloudreach

    Delaware North, a major food and hospitality company serves half a billion customers each years. Its on-premises data center was becoming too expensive and inefficient to support its global business operations, so it turned to AWS and APN Partner Cloudreach, to move most of its enterprise applications and operations to the cloud.  

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