SOURCE: 2nd Watch

November 29, 2016 13:59 ET

2nd Watch Achieves AWS Service Delivery Partner Status for Four AWS Service Offerings

The AWS Partner Network (APN) Premier Partner continues to deepen its expertise across AWS to help customer needs across technology and vertical implementations

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Nov 29, 2016) - 2nd Watch, a managed public cloud provider for enterprises, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Service Delivery Partner status for four AWS service offerings including Amazon Aurora, Amazon Redshift, AWS CloudFront and AWS Database Migration Service. 2nd Watch also holds AWS competencies for Migration, DevOps, Big Data, Life Sciences, and Marketing and Commerce, and is an audited, approved and accredited AWS Managed Service Partner.

The AWS Service Delivery Program recently launched and is designed to highlight APNPartners who have a track record of delivering verified customer success for specific AWS products, so . customers can easily find qualified APN Partners that provide expertise in a specific service or skill area. To qualify, APN Partners must pass service-specific verification of customer references and a technical review, meaning customers can be confident they are working with partners that provide recent and relevant experience.

"Our customers in all industries are looking to transform their businesses through the power of data, which has traditionally been extremely difficult and costly to harness in real time," says Jeff Aden, executive VP of strategic business development and marketing, 2nd Watch. "AWS services have evolved to help customers quickly deploy big data projects on a flexible, scalable and cost-effective infrastructure, opening up opportunities that were impossible to envision even a few years ago. Our business is growing rapidly in this area, as organizations look to our expertise across AWS."

2nd Watch customers include enterprise and consumer brands such as Lenovo, Yamaha, Coca-Cola and Crate & Barrel. These companies are adopting AWS offerings for more efficient data management, analytics and content delivery capabilities, including:

  • Amazon Aurora to quickly, reliably, simply and cost-effectively set up, operate and scale its customers' MySQL deployments.
  • Amazon CloudFront to improve performance of customer websites and accelerate content delivery to their end users simply, reliably and cost-effectively.
  • Amazon Redshift, which powers 2nd Watch's data warehouse architecture, automating most of the common administrative tasks associated with provisioning, configuring, monitoring, backing up, and securing a data warehouse. Customers can provision more capacity and compute in a matter of minutes, optimizing the efficiencies of big data projects.
  • AWS Database Migration Service to complete customer migrations from any database platform quickly and securely. By allowing the source database to remain fully operational during the migration, customers experience zero downtime.

About 2nd Watch
2nd Watch is an AWS Premier Partner providing managed cloud to enterprises. The company's subject matter experts, software-enabled services and cutting-edge solutions provide companies with tested, proven, and trusted solutions, allowing them to fully leverage the power of the public cloud. 2nd Watch solutions are high performing, robust, increase operational excellence, decrease time to market, accelerate growth and lower risk. Its patent-pending, proprietary tools automate everyday workload management processes for big data analytics, digital marketing, line-of-business and cloud native workloads. 2nd Watch is a new breed of partner which helps enterprises design, deploy and manage cloud solutions and monitors business critical workloads 24x7. 2nd Watch has more than 400 enterprise workloads under its management and more than 100,000 instances in its managed public cloud. The venture-backed company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. To learn more about 2nd Watch, visit www.2ndwatch.com or call 888-317-7920.

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