APN Spotlight: AWS Competency Program

Learn how AWS Competency Program Partners leverage their expertise to deliver specialized IT offerings

About the AWS Competency Program

AWS Competency Program: Specialization and Differentiation

Part of the AWS Partner Network (APN), the AWS Competency Program is the global Partner program focused on providing guidance on the most qualified APN Technology and Consulting Partners who have deep expertise and proven customer success. AWS Competency Partners specialize in specific areas like Machine Learning, Financial Services, Oracle, and more. 

The AWS Competency Program highlights APN Partners who bring the right expertise for specific business needs by quickly narrowing the search among the tens of thousands of Partners in the APN. AWS Competency Partners are equipped to solve business problems in a complex IT environment.

AWS Competency offerings follow AWS best practices for building the most secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient cloud infrastructure for industry applications.

AWS Competency Program Stories


America Makes chose to migrate to AWS and use the Siemens PLM Teamcenter offering for its Digital Storefront. America Makes has saved around $30 million compared to building an in-house infrastructure. Siemens PLM Software is an AWS Industrial Software Competency Partner.


Vantage Power needed a way to track and monitor vehicle components in the field. The company teamed up with AWS Internet of Things Competency Partner Luxoft to create VPVision, a comprehensive telemetry system that provides a deep technical understanding of howl vehicle components perform in real time.


Compass Group UK chose to work with AWS SAP Competency Partner Lemongrass to migrate its SAP database from on premises to AWS. Since moving to AWS, Compass Group has reduced the size of its SAP database by 4.2 TB and improved its RTO from five days to two hours.

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The University of Notre Dame used AWS Education Competency Partner A Cloud Guru to rapidly deploy a cloud computing course that helped students learn the latest skills to help them win better jobs upon graduation. 


AWS SAP Competency Partner Linke helped Hassan Allam Holdings implement SAP S/4HANA ERP in the cloud with AWS. As a result, Hassan Allam cut issue response time from two or three days to a few hours.


Using Druva inSync, National Cancer Institute (NCI) transformed its approach to data loss and recovery. Part of the National Institutes of Health, NCI is the US agency for cancer research and training. inSync solved NCI’s data loss challenges.

AWS Competency Program Videos

ZeroLight's Audi 3D Car Configurator: AWS Industrial Software Competency
Amazon Web Services Nonprofit Competency Program Partner - Softchoice
Amazon Web Services Nonprofit Competency Program Partner - Classy
Tulip's Manufacturing App Platform: AWS Industrial Software Competency
GameStop & AWS Competency Program Partner Pariveda: Building Smart Deployment Pipelines
AWS Competency Program Partner CloudCheckr: Flexible and Scalable Architecture

AWS Competency Program Blog Posts


By Renata Melnyk, Sr. Partner Program Manager at AWS


By Rob Janney, Technical Architect at WP Engine


By Andy Frodsham, Head of AWS Technology at BJSS


By Matt Ferrari, CTO at ClearDATA and Conor Colgan, Technical Product Manager at ClearDATA


By Trevor Hansen, Partner Solutions Architect at AWS and Pradeep Parmar, Director of Product Marketing at Symphony

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By Brandon Pierce, Engineering Director at Onica and Roy Kalamaro, Security Architect at Onica

AWS Competency Program Quick Starts

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