APN Navigate

Helping APN Partners transform their business one step at a time

APN Navigate is the AWS Partner Network’s (APN) enablement program that provides prescriptive guidance from trusted AWS experts on how to transform your business on AWS. It provides a step-by-step path to help you build, market, and sell as an APN Partner.

All APN Partners can participate in the APN Navigate program to accelerate your business growth, regardless of where you are in your APN journey. APN Navigate equips partners with a roadmap, enablement tools, and resources to help you achieve your business goals.

For any questions about APN Navigate, please reach out to your APN Contact.

  

APN Navigate

APN Navigate Benefits

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Enable Your Business

Gain access to business and technical benefits and enablement content from trusted experts to transform your business on AWS.

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Gain AWS Visibility

Increase visibility with AWS and build connections with key AWS experts by sharing your organization’s progress.

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Build Your Portfolio

Develop core go-to-market assets to highlight your expertise on AWS and earn trust
with customers.

New to APN or a Registered Member?

APN Navigate Foundations is custom-built to help APN Registered Members establish your business on AWS and achieve APN Select Tier with step-by-step guidance, packaged into a custom toolbox. The best part? It’s already in your APN Partner Central account!

Already APN Select Tier or above? Start the APN Navigate Journey below.

The APN Navigate Journey

If you are already an APN Select Tier or above Partner looking to specialize in a specific service area, solution, or workload, choose the APN Navigate specialization track that best suits your business goals and follow the steps outlined below. These tracks are open to all APN Partners, but we recommend that your organization be APN Select Tier or higher to ensure the best experience.

  • Step 1: Sign up for Enrollment Trainings
  • Step 2: Utilize your APN Navigate Checklist
  • Step 3: Share your progress with AWS
  • Step 1: Sign up for Enrollment Trainings
  • To get started in any APN Navigate track, a minimum number of two business and two technical individuals from your organization must complete key enrollment trainings. This will better equip your organization to complete the APN Navigate checklist activities and engage with AWS experts.

    Once the required number of trainings for a given track have been completed, your Alliance Lead will receive access to your dedicated APN Navigate toolbox within one business week.

    Instructions on how to sign up for enrollment trainings (as an individual):

    1. Choose your APN Navigate track from the below list and select the training type you’d like to take (Business or Technical)
    2. Log in to the APN Portal (each participating training member)
    3. Complete the enrollment trainings for your chosen track (each participating team member)

    For support, please email your APN Contact.

  • Step 2: Utilize your APN Navigate Checklist
  • Your APN Navigate Toolbox includes the APN Navigate Partner Goals checklist, your step-by-step guide to achieving your business transformation goals on AWS. Your Alliance Lead can share entire APN Navigate Toolbox across the organization.

    How to use the APN Navigate Partner Goals Checklist (as an Alliance Lead):

    1. Download the APN Navigate Partner Goals Checklist from your APN Navigate Toolbox
    2. Click on the relevant “Checkpoint” button of your desired activity for prescriptive how-to guidance
    3. Submit the checkpoint’s included form to provide AWS with visibility into your achievement
    4. Complete as many activities as needed to support your business transformation goals – work with your APN Contact to determine which exercises are best-suited to your organization’s needs

    How to share the APN Navigate Toolbox across your organization (as an Alliance Lead):

    1. Log into APN Partner Central, and click on the “Content” tab
    2. Open the APN Navigate Toolbox for your chosen APN Navigate path, and download the APN Navigate Partner Goals Checklist
    3. Find the opt-in form for additional team members provided in the checklist, and share that link with anyone who would like to join (Note: invited individuals must have an APN Partner Central account)
  • Step 3: Share your progress with AWS
  • When your organization has completed as much of the checklist as it relates to your business transformation goals, share your achievements with your APN contact, and request an asset review to strategize on the next steps in your APN journey.

    How to share your progress with your APN Contact:

    1. Complete your desired activities through the APN Navigate Partner Goals Checklist, and log your progress through the enclosed checkpoint forms (Note: not completing the checkpoint forms blocks AWS visibility into your activities)
    2. When ready, use the final checkpoint in the APN Navigate Partner Goals Checklist to indicate completion of your APN Navigate track to your APN Contact, and request a meeting to review your catalog of assets and strategize on the next steps in your APN journey

Build Your APN Navigate Path

Whether you’re new to the APN or an established APN Partner, there is a Navigate path available to support your organization’s transformation on AWS. Choose one or multiple Navigate track(s) that best suits your business goals. To get started, sign up for the track’s business and technical enrollment trainings!

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