AWS Service Delivery Program
Demonstrate Your AWS Service Experience
AWS customers seek APN Partners who deliver professional services to solve customer problems with AWS Services. From helping customers run serverless code with AWS Lambda or delivering workloads on AWS GovCloud (US), AWS Service Delivery Partners are equipped to assist AWS customers with specific AWS services.
The AWS Service Delivery Program is for APN Select, Advanced, or Premier Consulting Partners with a deep understanding of specific AWS services. The program validates APN Partners’ capabilities to deliver specific AWS services to end-customers following AWS best practices. Attaining an AWS Service Delivery designation allows APN Partners to differentiate themselves by showcasing their service knowledge and experience to AWS customers. AWS Service Delivery Partners receive increased visibility with AWS customers and internal AWS teams, go-to-market support for better connections with customers, and learning opportunities to deepen service knowledge.
AWS Service Delivery Program Benefits
In addition to the benefits you receive as an APN member, APN Partners that qualify for AWS Service Delivery will receive a number of valuable benefits, which may include:
Increased VisibilityBenefits to help you become more visible to AWS customers and internal AWS teams
Increased visibility to AWS customers:
• Exclusively showcased on our AWS Service pages
• Priority access to the APN Reference team to develop APN Partner Case Studies
• APN Blog spotlight guest series
• AWS Events by invitation
Increased Visibility to AWS internal teams:
• Highlighted to AWS Sales teams as preferred Partners
• Promotion in AWS internal program and service newsletters
• Partner Speaking Engagements by invitation
• New! AWS Service Focus Groups by invitation
Better ConnectionsBenefits to help you go-to-market and support better connections with customers• Go-to-market
o Partner Opportunity Acceleration (POA) support for select services*
o Opportunity sharing (subject to ACE eligibility)
o Promotion at AWS events by invitation
• Prioritization in AWS Partner Solution Finder search
• AWS marketing campaigns eligibility
*Contact your PDM or PDR for eligible services and details
Deeper LearningBenefits to help you deepen your service knowledge
Training & Enablement
• New! Exclusive track at APN Digital Partner Summits
• AWS service trainings
• New! Quarterly AWS Service Delivery Program webinars
• New! GameDays by invitation
• Roadmaps and previews by invitation
• New! AWS service focus groups by invitation
AWS Service Delivery Program Designations
The AWS Service Delivery Program is a validation program that identifies and endorses APN Partners with customer experience and a deep understanding of specific AWS services. Within the AWS Service Delivery Program, each AWS service is referred to as an individual AWS Service Delivery designation. APN Partners may attain more than one Service Delivery designation to show experience across multiple AWS services.
Database Services Partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to Amazon RDS, AWS Database Migration Service, Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon Redshift.
Amazon Aurora Partners deliver services or solutions for Amazon Aurora, a MySQL-compatible relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases. Amazon Aurora partners deliver new Aurora implementations, migrate AWS customers to Amazon Aurora, or build tools compatible with Amazon Aurora.
Amazon RDS Partners deliver services or solutions for Amazon RDS, which manages complex and time-consuming administrative tasks such as PostgreSQL software installation and upgrades; storage management; replication for high availability and read throughput; and backups for disaster recovery. Amazon RDS partners deliver new implementations, migrate AWS customers to Amazon RDS, or build tools compatible with Amazon RDS.
AWS Database Migration Service
AWS Database Migration Service Partners help customers use AWS Database Migration Service to migrate databases to AWS easily and securely while minimizing application downtime. AWS Database Migration Service partners support both homogenous migrations such as Oracle to Oracle, as well as heterogeneous migrations between different database platforms, such as Oracle to Amazon Aurora or Microsoft SQL Server to MySQL.
Compute Delivery Services Partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to AWS Server Migration Service.
Networking and Content Delivery Services
Networking and Content Delivery Services partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to Amazon CloudFront and AWS Direct Connect.
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect Service Delivery Partners provide flexibility and choices on how to connect with AWS, including Dedicated Connections, greater than 500 Mbps capacity Hosted Connections, and enhanced monitoring of the network link between Direct Connect Partners and AWS.
Serverless Computing Services
Serverless Computing Services partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to AWS Lambda, AWS API Gateway, and Amazon DynamoDB. Learn more about Serverless Computing here.
AWS Lambda Partners provide services and tools that help customers build or migrate their solutions to a microservices architecture running on serverless computing, which lets you build services and applications without the need for provisioning or managing servers.
Analytics Services Partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to Amazon Machine Learning, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon EMR, and Amazon Redshift.
Management Tools Partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to AWS Service Catalog.
AWS Service Catalog
AWS Service Catalog Partners help create catalogs of IT services that are approved by the customer’s organization for use on AWS. With AWS Service Catalog, customers and partners can centrally manage commonly deployed IT services to help achieve consistent governance and meet compliance requirements while enabling users to self-provision approved services.
AWS Config Partners enables AWS customers to assess, audit, and evaluate the configurations of their AWS resources. With AWS Config, customers and APN Partners can review changes in configurations and relationships between AWS resources, dive into detailed resource configuration histories, and determine overall compliance against the configurations specified.
Internet of Things Services
AWS IoT Partners improve customer experience and outcomes by choosing the best approach for the design and implementation of IoT solutions that are optimized for cost, reliability, security, performance, and scalability.
AWS IoT Core
AWS IoT Core Partners leverage deep technical expertise using AWS IoT Core to improve customer experience and outcomes by choosing the best approach for the design and implementation of IoT solutions that are optimized for cost, reliability, security, performance, and scalability.
Customer Engagement Partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to Amazon Connect.
Security Service Partners deliver services or solutions that include or are specific to AWS WAF.
GovCloud (US) Skill Program
AWS GovCloud (US) Partners deliver workloads in the AWS GovCloud (US) region.
AWS GovCloud (US)
AWS GovCloud (US) Skill Partners help AWS customers with architecting, operating, and managing workloads in the AWS GovCloud (US) region while supporting US government compliance and regulatory requirements including FedRAMP, ITAR, SRG Levels 2 and 4, CJIS Security Policy, and/or HIPAA. They help customers handling sensitive data and workloads implement mission oriented systems and applications in the AWS GovCloud (US) region that address compliance standards, reduce costs, drive efficiencies, and increase innovation.
Get Started with the AWS Service Delivery Program
Step 1: Meet APN Tier Requirements
Step 2: Prepare your Application
Review the Validation Checklist for the AWS Service Delivery designation(s) which best fit your company’s area of focus and technical strengths. Before applying to the program prepare the following items to clearly demonstrate experience in a specific service:
More application details and instructions can be found in our FAQ.
Step 3: Apply
Apply for AWS Service Delivery designation(s):
Once you have met the pre-requisites and uploaded your Customer case studies and AWS Practice, apply to the AWS Service Deliveries you are interested in:
• Log in to APN Partner Central and click "View My APN Account" from left navigation
• Scroll to “AWS Services” and complete AWS Service Delivery application(s)
Once you have submitted your application, the APN Team will review you submission and reply to you within three business days.