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How the AWS Service Delivery Program Helps APN Partners Connect with Customers
AWS Service Delivery Partners have deep understanding of AWS services and experience helping customers leverage specific services such as AWS Lambda, Amazon CloudFront, and Amazon EC2 for Windows Server.
To achieve the AWS Service Delivery designation, AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners must pass a rigorous technical validation by Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architects.
Customers can be confident that in choosing an AWS Service Delivery Partner, they are working with an APN Consulting Partner that follows AWS best practices and has proven success delivering specific AWS services.
At AWS re:Invent 2019, we met up with APN Partners and asked them about their experience with the AWS Service Delivery Program. Here’s what they had to say!
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Special thanks to APN Partners Belle Fleur Technologies, Infinitive, and Vectra AI for their participation, and for sharing how the AWS Service Delivery program has helped them build specialized offerings on AWS.
Benefits of the AWS Service Delivery Program
AWS Service Delivery Partners pass a high technical bar in order to participate in the program.
Once they have been validated, AWS Service Delivery Partners receive core program benefits that increase visibility with customers, offer chances to engage with AWS service teams, and provide access to deeper learning events and opportunities related to AWS services.
Benefits also include funding and discounts for specific AWS services, as well as go-to-market (GTM) support such as being featured on the APN Blog and APN TV.
Learn more about the core benefits for AWS Service Delivery Partners >>
Beyond the core benefits listed above, AWS Service Delivery Partners qualify for additional benefits and opportunities because of their proven experience with AWS services and customers. These additional benefits and opportunities are unlocked with your AWS Service Delivery Program participation.
For example, by participating in the AWS Service Delivery Program, you already meet the prerequisite to participate in the APN Customer Engagements (ACE) program, which allows qualifying APN Partners to receive AWS lead and opportunity referrals through the ACE Pipeline Manager.
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Customers frequently ask us for recommendations of skilled APN Partners to drive innovation with AWS services, meet their business objectives, and get the most out of the AWS platform.
Here’s how the AWS Service Delivery program is helping APN Partners grow their business.
“Working alongside the AWS Service Delivery teams has helped Belle Fleur close 75% more opportunities than we closed last year without the program. The support from the AWS product teams is a real game-changer for us.” ~ Belle Fleur Technologies, Amazon QuickSight Delivery Partner
“As a Select Tier APN Partner, the AWS Service Delivery Program demonstrates our commitment to help customers and adherence to AWS best practices for Amazon RDS, resulting in increased recognition with database customers increasing our net new business by 25%.” ~ IKTINUS, Amazon RDS Delivery Partner
“The AWS Service Delivery Program provides our team with direct access to AWS subject matter experts and creative programs to accelerate successful engagements with our clients.” ~ Uturn Data Solutions, Amazon EC2 for Windows Server Delivery, Amazon Redshift Delivery, AWS Lambda Delivery
How to Get Started with the AWS Service Delivery Program
- Read or download the full benefit list for AWS Service Delivery Partners
- Step-by-step application guide
- AWS Service Delivery Program website
- AWS Service Delivery Program Guide
- Read about AWS Service Delivery Partners on the APN Blog