When AWS picked DLT as their first Public Sector Distributer and premier Consulting Partner, we brought forward Cloud Navigator, building upon DLT’s legacy as the go-to-expert and most trusted partner for understanding, leveraging, and driving Cloud adoption and transformation for the public sector.
This week we will further cement that position with a series of announcements that unequivocally position DLT as the true and trusted Government IT solution provider for Cloud solutions.
Accelerate Your Cloud Journey With DLT Cloud Navigator
As a partner, finding the right path to profitability in the cloud is complex and time-consuming and the journey is unique to each organization. To grow your public sector profitability, you need a trusted leader and guide who knows cloud distribution, the public sector, and how to help take your business to the next level with maximized market opportunities. That's why we created DLT Cloud NavigatorTM — and why companies like AWS choose DLT to distribute cloud solutions to the public sector. Since 2011, DLT and Amazon Web Services (AWS), have partnered together to provide cloud solutions to the Public Sector. Awarded with the Government and Education Competencies, DLT is the only premier consulting partner and public sector distributor for AWS.
By choosing DLT as your AWS Public Sector Distributor, you will benefit from our Cloud Navigator services and gain a strategic advantage in the marketplace, with access to a comprehensive range of benefits and services, which include:
- Comprehensive Cloud Management Platform
- Billing Management & Expense Optimization
- Resource Inventory and Utilization
- Assessment of your Organization Cloud Readiness
- A Broad Portfolio of In-House Contracts to Add to your Existing Portfolio
- Access to a Robust Database of Public Sector Prospects
- 24x7 U.S. Citizen, U.S. Soil ITAR and GovCloud Technical Management
- AWS Certified In-House Engineers
- Managed Service Provider Specialization
- Maximizing the value of the AWS Partner Network Program
- Cloud Business Strategy Planning
- Channel Enablement and Training
- Marketplace Support
No matter where you are in your cloud journey, whether just starting or born in the cloud, DLT Cloud Navigator will help you strategize and find the customizable path to profitability as your AWS Public Sector Distributor. Want more information? Start navigating your cloud journey with DLT today.
Mapping the Journey to the Cloud
The DLT Cloud Navigator program will help you strategize and find your customized path to profitability—whether you’re on-prem looking to take-off, airborne, or cruising in the cloud. With Cloud Navigator, DLT is your Cloud Co-Pilot, providing you with training, resources, technical support, and more to navigate your path to the cloud.
As more organizations transform their business by leveraging the cloud, it can become a challenge to maintain visibility, actionable intelligence, automation, and accountability across their investments. Under the AWS Value Added Distribution Program, DLT has partnered with CloudCheckr, a leading comprehensive cloud management platform, to develop a license model specifically built and designed with the Cloud partner in mind.
Under this unique agreement, DLT worked closely with CloudCheckr to co-develop a licnese model that can be utilized in one of two formats: Basic+ or Premium. By choosing DLT as your AWS Public Sector Distributor, Basic+ will be provided free of charge.
Cost Management: CloudCheckr provides cost allocation, spend optimization, invoicing and chargebacks. Custom reports and alerts ensure governance and accountability as environments scale.
Security & Compliance: A secured lock in a cloud Security & Compliance: Total visibility across cloud infrastructure enables protection for state and activity monitoring, turning insight to action while meeting compliance demands.
Asset Inventory: Cross-account dashboards provide sophisticated reporting for enterprise-wide inventory based on tags, geography, function and more to proactively optimize workloads.
Resource Utlization: CloudCheckr provides summary and detailed usage statistics for resources across AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, offering actionable intelligence to right-size and scale services efficiently.
Automation: CloudCheckr enables users to save money, time, and effort to increase operational efficiencies with automated actions for your cloud.
Download our Cloud Management one-pager for more information.
AWS Marketplace is a curated digital catalog that makes it easy for customers to find, buy, consume, and manage third-party software, services, and data that customers need to build solutions and run their businesses. The AWS Marketplace includes thousands of software listings from popular categories such as security, networking, storage, machine learning, business intelligence, database, and devOps and simplifies software licensing and procurement with flexible pricing options and multiple deployment methods.
Customers can now purchase software solutions in AWS Marketplace directly from DLT, a Premier Consulting Partner and Public Sector Distributor. This helps customers to leverage our public sector expertise, localized support, and receive the same fast and friction-free purchase experience you’re accustomed to in AWS Marketplace.
When purchasing through one of DLT’s many Consulting Partner Private Offers (CPPO), customers have access to a broad and global selection of resellers with specialized skills in a particular technology such as networking, expertise in a solution area such as security, or best practice knowledge of business verticals such as healthcare. Customers can also add professional services like enhanced support terms into their offer and work with their Consulting Partner to receive custom pricing and end-user licensing terms that meet the needs of their business.
Have additional questions? Visit the AWS Marketplace Help and FAQ page for more information.
DLT’s role doesn’t end at the sale. Together with our partners, DLT aids customers in designing, implementing, securing, and managing cloud environments that specifically meet customer needs — no matter how small or large the project. With our partners, we offer a 24x7x365, U.S.-soil based, ITAR compliant Service Center to support complex case resolution, as well as proactive managed services, training, and consulting.
Cloud Training with A Cloud Guru
We’re proud to announce our strategic partnership with leading cloud training organization A Cloud Guru to give the public sector the right tools to build a cloud smart workforce fast and at scale. The partnership enables DLT’s public sector customers to access A Cloud Guru’s state-of-the-art learning platform and invest in employee acceleration and cloud training at discounted rates.
According to a 2018 IT Skills and Salary Report, 75% of IT teams face a shortage of necessary skills—spelling out what we’ve all known: cloud computing requires a new set of skills. It’s easier and more cost effective to train existing employees, rather than hire new—and what better time than the present.
With A Cloud Guru for Business, public sector customers can:
- Get to the cloud faster
- Spend less time managing training
- Track progress towards your goals
- Build an unstoppable learning culture
- Ensure you have all the tools you need to scale training.
DLT Managed Service offerings provide our AWS customers with the ability to rapidly procure IT services, scale up or down as needed and release when finished, resulting in the perfect mix of cost savings, improved service deliverability, and increased productivity for your agency. This unique service supports the entire life cycle of services for the AWS platform. From design and implementation to management and support, we offer a unique “train-mentor-deliver” approach that guarantees rapid customer adoption and maximum self-efficiency.
DLT also provides our AWS customers with ongoing managed services after implementation, including support, monitoring, and maintenance, to ensure continuity and consistency within your cloud environment.
Partner Led Support
Launched in 2011, DLT Cloud Navigator allows DLT’s partner community to leverage a comprehensive range of cloud-based capabilities to support their business transformation:
- Account Management, Cost Optimization and Billing Support
- Marketplace support
- Partner Sales & Marketing Cloud Support
- Broad portfolio of partner accessible public sector cloud contracts
- 24x7 US Citizen, US Soil ITAR and GovCloud technical support
- Access to hundreds of thousands of cloud prospects
- Business strategy and cloud transformation support
- Specialized training
As the only public sector distribution partner to achieve both Public Sector and Education competencies, DLT has the added benefit of accelerating the growth of our partners across all aspects of the public sector landscape.
Customers and partners can find AWS available through many cloud based contracts including GSA Schedule, NASA SEWP V, NIH CIO-CS, NASPO ValuePoint, US Communities, Internet2, and many more.