Ordinary Experts becomes AWS Advanced Consulting Partner Today we have been recognized as an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner, the third of four tiers in the AWS Partner Program. Getting to the Advanced Tier was one of our company goals for 2018 and I am very proud of the hard work of my team has put in in order to achieve that goal. To become an Advanced Partner, we had to demonstrate that we can handle the most complicated AWS setups - we showed that through customer references and AWS Professional certifications.
AWS re:Invent 2017 Review It’s 2017! Not actually. It’s 2018, but I’m posting this a little late; we were booked solid right after re:Invent 2017 and delivering product was higher priority. Thanks for waiting! 😄 AWS released a ton of features and services, but here are a few we were most excited about: Fargate. We manage ECS clusters with EC2 AutoscalingGroups, but we’d be able to take a chunk out of our deployment code if we didn’t have to.
Ordinary Experts becomes AWS Standard Consulting Partner Today we officially became an AWS Standard Consulting Partner. This is the second of four tiers in the AWS Partner Program. In order to achieve this, we had to meet a good number of requirements from AWS, including training, accreditations, and certifications showing our expertise in managing AWS infrastructures. We also had to have case studies documenting our successes with helping our clients implement AWS.
AWS re:Invent 2016 Review This was the first re:Invent that we attended - wow what an experience! Being in the mobs of people moving from presentation to presentation really makes you appreciate how much AWS has grown and how many companies depend on their service as part of their core infrastructure. In addition to the great presentations, I was able to connect with many like-minded professionals and trade stories about how AWS has changed how we do business (for the better!