Desktop & Application Streaming solutions on AWS enable organizations to manage and scale desktop applications more cost-efficiently and with increased security while providing greater agility to meet the requirements of a changing workforce. The AWS End User Computing (EUC) Navigate creates a prescriptive journey for APN Partners who want to build expertise in supporting AWS Customer projects for Desktop and Application Streaming solutions on AWS.

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In Phase 1, two (2) technical individuals must complete the Well-Architected Framework training. This training takes about two hours to complete. Click on the link below to start the training. 

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The Well-Architected Framework enables you to make informed decisions about your architectures in a cloud-native way and understand the impact of design decisions that are made. By using the Well-Architected Framework, you will understand the risks in your architecture and ways to mitigate them. This course is designed to provide a deep dive into the AWS Well-Architected Framework and its 5 pillars. It is broken into 6 modules including an overview of the AWS Well-Architected Framework, as well as the Security, Reliability, Performance Efficiency, Cost Optimization, and Operational Excellence Pillars.

Two (2) technical contacts must complete the AWS Well-Architected Framework Training.

Modules Include: 

  • The AWS Well-Architected Framework
  • The Security Pillar
  • The Reliability Pillar
  • The Performance Efficiency Pillar
  • The Cost Optimization Pillar
  • The Operational Excellence Pillar
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In Phase 1, two (2) business contacts must complete the business training modules, and two (2) technical contacts must complete the technical training modules to advance to the second phase of the AWS Navigate Program. Click on the links below to start the trainings. Both of the tracks below take about two hours to complete. 

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This course introduces the benefits of using AWS for end user computing (EUC) needs. The course highlights the EUC market trends, use cases, and opportunities. You will learn about the AWS EUC solutions and customer success stories. The course will discuss how you can build and grow your EUC practice on AWS by identifying opportunities and positioning AWS EUC solutions. You will also learn about the various tools and resources available to build and grow your EUC practice on AWS.

Modules include: 

  • Overview of End User Computing and the market opportunity
  • Introduction to EUC on AWS
  • Identifying opportunities and building EUC practice on AWS
  • Understanding pricing models
  • Positioning AWS for customer's end user computing needs
  • Use cases and case studies
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This course provides a technical introduction to Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0 - the AWS managed end user computing services. This course is designed to help you answer common technical questions when discussing the AWS Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution and AWS desktop application streaming service. You will learn about the technical value proposition of these services with a focus on features and benefits. The course includes a demonstration on how to provision, configure, and manage Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0.

Modules include:

  • Overview of Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0
  • Deep Dive into the features of Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0
  • Demonstration on how to provision, configure, and manage Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0
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Phase 2 focuses on advanced training and resources recommended by AWS subject matter experts in a specialization area, as well as best practices for creating microsites and building a partner business plan. This phase helps APN Partners reach advanced-level knowledge and showcase their specialization via their solutions offerings. 

You will gain access to all resources and activities in Phases 2 – 5 once the required number of individuals have completed the foundational trainings in Phase 1 listed above.

  • Review advanced resources from AWS subject matter experts 
  • Learn more about becoming AWS Certified 
  • Review best practices for creating the APN Partner Business Practice Plan 
  • Review best practices on developing case studies/customer references
  • Promote your offerings by showcasing your organization's service catalog and landing page 

Phase 3 provides a deep dive on the AWS Well-Architected Framework and prepares APN Partners for the baseline review for APN Technology Partners and an assessment review for APN Consulting Partners.

You will have access to the resources and activities below once the required number of individuals have completed the trainings in Phase 1:

  • Deep dive on the Well-Architected Framework
  • Demonstrate your knowledge on the Well-Architected Framework by reviewing your APN Partner Business Plan with your PDM
  • Get AWS Certified
  • Submit an opportunity with AWS 

Phase 4 measures each APN Partner’s experience and knowledge in their specialty area based on the AWS Well-Architected Framework through a review by an AWS Solution Architect or AWS Practice Lead.

You will have access to the resources and activities below once the required number of individuals have completed the trainings in Phase 1:

  • Solution or Practice Review with AWS Solutions Architect 
  • Go-to-Market Activities
  • Submitting project debrief and customer case studies 

Phase 5 helps APN Partners meet the final requirements to achieve APN Program status in our AWS Competency Program, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Program, and AWS Service Delivery Program. The deliverables in this phase include case studies, microsites, and Advanced Tier achievement.

You will have access to the resources and activities below once the required number of individuals have completed the trainings in Phase 1:

  • Developing a microsite 
  • Applying for the AWS Solution Provider Program 
  • More AWS Certified individuals 
  • Go-to-Market activities and APN funding programs 
  • Plan and execute a pipeline strategy 
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