This is a status to indicate an organization has proven technical expertise that is directly compatible with AWS tools. It’s a great way to give an organization added value and there are plenty of advantages from advancing through the tiers, from funding to additional resources to funding and additional materials for marketing. The jump from one tier to another is dependent on how many certified individuals are in the organization and their relative experience working with Amazon Services.
AWS (Amazon Web Services) is the current largest provider in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) for everything from databases to extra computing power. It provides solutions for whatever problems are brought by clients and it allows for ease of scalability so that users will only pay for what they need and use; especially during times of expected lower traffic.
An AWS Advanced Technology Partner, Tigera delivers Calico and Calico Enterprise for security and networking on EKS, both of which are AWS Containers Competency certified.