Blog   |   Compliance   |   June 14, 2017

Celebrating One Year as an AWS Government Competency Partner

At last year’s AWS Public Sector Summit, we were thrilled to be recognized in of the inaugural year Government Competency program. One year later, we’re pleased to share the spotlight on the AWS blog with great partners like Okta, Splunk, JHC, and others who were also involved in the initial year of the Government Competency program as we reflect on the value of this unique program.
Here’s what Aaron Klein, Co-Founder and COO of CloudCheckr had to say about the milestone:

“We have worked with AWS since our inception in 2011. We chose to focus our solution on AWS because it offered the best product in the marketplace. That was true in 2011, and it is still true today in 2017. We think AWS is exceptional for its speed of innovation. For a successful and large company, the pace is truly amazing,” says Aaron Klein, Co-Founder & COO, CloudCheckr, an Advanced Technology Partner who also holds the Security Competency.
“While AWS holds its APN Partners to high standards, AWS also consistently supports and works with those who meet the standards. AWS’ help through the APN and Competency Program has proven invaluable in helping CloudCheckr thrive and grow as a solution and as a company. We would not be where we are today without the benefits of being an APN Partner…
“We find being a Government Competency Partner is definitely important to customers, particularly in the federal space. Government users know that the APN thoroughly vets the Competency Partners. Having this verification of competence signals that the solution or service provider is serious and delivers a valuable solution tailored to government needs.”

Or as Allen Clark from Okta explained, “AWS enables us to be agile—and allows us to focus on our solution while AWS focuses on the infrastructure…what truly sets AWS apart is innovation.”
We couldn’t agree more. As AWS has grown and iterated on its services, it has helped us to evolve our own platform and add value to our cloud management solutions.
For more about the AWS Government Competency Partner program, read the full blog post on the AWS blog.
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