APN Partner Programs

Programs to help APN Partners build, market, and sell their AWS based offerings

Whether you are just beginning to build your AWS-based business or expanding it, there are AWS Partner Network (APN) programs to help you grow and succeed. As you progress through the APN tiers, you unlock more benefits and programs tailored exclusively for APN Consulting and Technology Partners.

APN programs provide partners with promotional support and other benefits, such as increased visibility throughout the AWS website, opportunities to engage with customers through events and social media, access to funding and go-to-market opportunities, and more.

Get started with APN programs that align to your capabilities and drive innovation for AWS customers.

APN Programs to Build Your AWS Based Business

  • Programs available at Registration and across all APN Tiers (APN Select, Advanced, and Premier Tier)
  • Programs available at Registration and across all APN Tiers (APN Select, Advanced, and Premier Tier)
  • Navigate Foundations Path
    For all APN Partners: Step-by-step guidance to help you advance to the APN Select tier.

    Navigate Specialization Tracks
    For all APN Partners: Prescriptive guidance to become specialists in a solution, industry, workload, or service area on AWS, define programs that best serve your business needs, and progress to your next APN tier.

    ACE Program for Partner Referrals
    For all APN members: Share new partner led opportunities with AWS account teams with the APN Customer Engagement (ACE) Program for co-sell and engagement support.

    SaaS Factory Program
    For all APN Partners: A broad range of business and technical enablement resources to build, migrate, and optimize SaaS on AWS.

    Device Qualification Program
    For APN Technology Partners: A hardware validation program to list qualified devices on partner Device Catalog.

    Marketplace Channel Programs
    For APN Consulting Partners: To recommend and deliver software to AWS customers.

    Partner Transformation Program
    For all APN Partners: 110 days to transformation is a comprehensive assessment, training, and enablement program for APN Public Sector Partners.

APN Programs to Market Your Offerings

  • At Registration
  • APN Select Tier
  • APN Advanced Tier and Premier Tier
  • At Registration
  • APN Programs to market and differentiate your business are only available at APN Select and higher tiers.

  • APN Select Tier
  • Database Ready Program
    For APN Technology Partners: Business and technical resources to modernize your software, drive business growth, and reach more customers.

    Service Delivery Program
    For APN Consulting Partners: Validation program to identify and endorse APN Partners with deep understanding of specific AWS services and relevant customer experience.

    Public Sector Program
    For APN Consulting and APN Technology Partners: Recognizes APN Partners with experience in delivering solutions for government, education, and nonprofit organizations.

  • APN Advanced Tier and Premier Tier
  • MSP Program
    For APN Consulting Partners: The Managed Service Provider (MSP) Program recognizes APN Partners skilled at cloud infrastructure and application migration, and offer proactive monitoring, automation, and management of their customer’s environment.

    AWS Competency Program
    For APN Consulting and APN Technology Partners: Recognizes APN Partners with demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas.

    Authority to Operate (ATO) Program
    For APN Consulting Partners and APN Technology Partners: Resources for solution providers running on AWS who need assistance with compliance authorization in Public Sector space.

APN Programs to Enable You to Sell and Grow with APN

  • At Registration
  • APN Select Tier
  • APN Advanced Tier and Premier Tier
  • At Registration
  • APN Programs to sell your offerings are only available at APN Select and higher tiers.

  • APN Select Tier
  • Solution Provider Program
    For APN Consulting Partners: Designed for APN Partners to resell AWS services to end customers as part of their differentiated solution.

    ISV Workload Migration Program
    For APN Consulting Partners and APN Technology Partners: Prescriptive approach to enable APN partners to drive and deliver ISV workload migrations.

    Distribution Program
    For APN Consulting Partners: Supports AWS Distributors to recruit, enable, and onboard APN Partners to in-turn promote AWS services to end customers.

    ACE Program
    For APN Consulting Partners and APN Technology Partners: Eligible to receive AWS lead and opportunity referrals through the APN Customer Engagement (ACE) Program Pipeline Manager.

  • APN Advanced Tier and Premier Tier
  • Well-Architected Partner Program
    For APN Consulting Partners: Gain the expertise needed to build high quality solutions, implement best practices, check the state of workloads, and make improvements when and where AWS customers need assistance.