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New AWS Partner Program Launches and Updates Announced at re:Invent 2022

Thank you for joining us in Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent 2022! We hope you enjoyed all of the educational content and big announcements. If you missed anything or just want to recap, we have rounded up the most relevant launches, program updates, and educational content available for the AWS Partner community, including the Partner Keynote with Ruba Borno. Reminder that you can watch on-demand re:Invent keynotes, leadership sessions, breakouts, and more.

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AWS Partner Profitability Framework: Deepen and Diversify Your Offerings

Introducing the AWS Partner Profitability Framework, an intuitive and reliable way to maximize business value with the AWS Partner Network (APN). The AWS Partner Profitability Framework optimizes the partner journey to broaden the value and deepen expertise across various business models. According to a 2022 study conducted by Canalys, partners with a breadth of offerings can achieve a $6.40 multiplier per $1 AWS sold. 

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Announcing the 2022 Regional and Global AWS Partners of the Year

Announced during a Partner Awards Gala at AWS re:Invent, the 2022 AWS Partner Awards recognize a wide range of AWS Partners which have embraced specialization, innovation, and collaboration over the past year. AWS Partner Awards honor partners whose business models continue to evolve and thrive on AWS as they work with customers. Please join us in congratulating these top AWS Partners who are dedicated to helping customers build, market, and sell their offerings so they can grow successful cloud businesses.

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Thinknum Gains Valuable Benefits Through the AWS Foundational Technical Review

By undergoing a Foundational Technical Review (FTR), AWS Partners can gain valuable technical and business benefits by addressing important requirements and managing ongoing compliance. Thinknum, an Advanced Tier Services Partner, engaged in the AWS FTR to identify key opportunities for improvement in its AWS account configuration and receive guidance on how to implement improvements to its security, reliability, and operational posture.

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How Accenture Video Solution is Bringing Fans Closer to the Events

With the global exposure associated with the media and entertainment industry, enterprises want their fans to get closer to the events. Learn how Accenture and AWS combined forces to provide a cloud-based multinational digital offering that empowers fans to tailor their own viewing experience. Accenture Video Solution (AVS) allows enterprises to modernize their digital video platform architecture. This drives profitability through increased innovation velocity and operational efficiency.

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Best Practices from Blue Sentry Cloud for Scaling Amazon EKS Networking with Ipv6 VPC CNI

Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. Amazon EKS support for IPv6 to scale containerized applications on Kubernetes goes beyond the limits of IPv4 address space. Learn how Blue Sentry Cloud solved scaling challenges using IPv6 on Amazon EKS. Blue Sentry Cloud is an AWS Premier Tier Services Partner and Managed Services Provider (MSP) that specializes in complex enterprise cloud initiatives.

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Making Accounts Payable Simpler and Faster with Amazon Textract-Based X·CELERATE Invoice

Learn how AWS and Xoriant are working together to offer a service that assists any firm with their invoicing needs through X·CELERATE Invoice and Amazon Textract. This post covers the key steps of this system and how the collaboration between AWS and Xoriant is building better invoicing solutions for companies dealing with hundreds, if not thousands, of invoices each month. Learn why automated invoice processing (AIP) is important and how AWS and Xoriant are fueling innovation in AIP.

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Infrastructure Auto-Remediation on AWS with 6pillars and AWS Well-Architected Integration

The AWS Well-Architected Framework defines six pillars of cloud best-practices, and automation has matured to the point where it’s ready to support customers’ growing sophistication and appetite for efficiency. Learn how 6pillars’ dedication to automation-first and integration with AWS-native tools enables customers to deploy automation of AWS best practices quickly, safely, and cost-effectively. This drives significant benefits to customers seeking to adhere to multiple compliance standards.

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Next-Generation Cloud Managed Services: A Full Lifecycle Support Engagement

The growth of cloud and managed services presents Managed Service Providers (MSPs) with a unique opportunity to grow their business. In this era of change, MSPs must look beyond traditional cloud operations and infrastructure. By expanding your services and building an in-house CCoE, and with guidance from the AWS Managed Service Provider Program, you can evolve your MSP business from the outdated, traditional framework into one that is truly next-generation.

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How IAM Health Cloud Helps You Manage AWS IAM Even When You Have Multiple Accounts

IAM Health Cloud is a SaaS solution available in AWS Marketplace that enables continuous and central collection and analysis of all AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) data for determining a company’s IAM posture across any number of AWS accounts. Learn how to use IAM Health Cloud to gain near real-time centralized insight of all IAM assets across multiple AWS accounts, even if they are independent or part of fragmented AWS Organizations.

Modernizing Data Assets from an On-Premises Data Warehouse to Amazon Redshift

Most enterprise customers are trying to migrate their on-premises data warehouse from Oracle or other on-premises solutions to Amazon Redshift. Learn how TEKsystems strives to put forth a series of tools, technologies, and methodologies to meet customers in their current AWS cloud journey path. With a phased migration approach, TEKsystems’s customer realized immediate savings moving off an on-premises data warehouse while running its current applications against Amazon Redshift through partner solutions.

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Data Governance Across AWS Organizations for Security and Compliance

Data governance serves an important role in ensuring the quality, consistency, and security of data utilized across an organization. Using a multi-account structure with cross-account access is an AWS best practice that offers several other benefits. Learn how to set up a data governance system in AWS Organization accounts with clients’ use cases and solutions, and how ASCENDING overcame the technical challenges listed above.

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Unlocking Innovation with FinConecta’s Open Finance Sandbox

FinConecta is an AWS Partner which knows that in the new financial landscape, connectivity and interoperability of systems raise great challenges for those who want to remain relevant. Therefore, its API cloud-based platform, Open Finance Sandbox, is designed to streamline the adoption of new technologies for different players across industries. Dive deep on the platform’s main characteristics and learn how it can accelerate digital transformation in the financial industry.