The Value of an AWS Well-Architected Review

Is your cloud environment architected to meet your desired business and technical goals? Consider a formal evaluation of your cloud infrastructure with an AWS Well-Architected Review. Learn, measure, and build using architectural best practices to enhance and modernize your infrastructure. This assessment will help your business optimize and accelerate your AWS environment to meet your key business objectives.  But what does the phrase “well-architected” mean?

What is an AWS Well-Architected Review (WAR)?

An AWS Well-Architected Review, or WAR, is a framework that was developed by AWS Cloud Architects to help create an efficient and effective infrastructure for applications being used in the AWS environment. The framework is now used globally by AWS Cloud Architect’s to help customers increase the value of their AWS platform for their specific business needs.

AWS Well-Architected Reviews are based on the following five key pillars:

These five key pillars are the foundation of your architecture. Just like buildings, when the foundation is not solid, structural problems can weaken the integrity of the building, leaving you at risk. Incorporating the pillars into your cloud architecture allows you to produce a stable and efficient foundation that can be easily built upon.

Not only do five the pillars allow you to focus on other aspects of software design, such as functional requirements, but it provides a consistent approach to evaluate your infrastructure.  Learn more about the 5 Pillars of an AWS Well-Architected Review

 

What is the Value of an AWS Well-Architected Review?

Conducting a Well Architected Review will help align your technology and business objectives. After this assessment, you will receive direct actionable solutions to strengthen your foundation. These recommendations are highly valuable and if chosen to proceed with the remediations, the benefits your company will experience are very clear.  A WAR can provide value to your business in the following ways:

  • Cut down costs and maximize your company’s IT spend
  • Help leverage cloud technology to improve your cloud usage and modernize infrastructure
  • Address any concerns or questions surrounding security, reliability, and operations.
  • Receive help in navigating the many services provided by the AWS.

 

How can an AWS Well-Architected Review Support Your Business?

A WAR can teach you how to achieve your business outcomes while cost optimizing in four key ways:

  • Right sizing your resources so you only pay for what you use
  • Choosing the right pricing model to meet your cost targets
  • Meeting changes in demand with cloud elasticity
  • Measuring, monitoring, and improving your usage and spending to ensure you are taking the most cost-effective approaches

 

Why Choose Innovative for an AWS Well-Architected Review?

Just like AWS, we are customer-obsessed in everything we do. We want to help customers maximize their AWS platform to get the most out of it. Our experts provide an efficient process to help clients create a roadmap to improve their infrastructure. To help drive confidence in your cloud decisions, we are committed to showing you relentless support. As an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner, we can take your company to the next level through modernizing and transforming your business and technology. We will show you how to harness the power of AWS to experience full business potential.

What Should I Do Next?

There is no better time than now to schedule your AWS Well-Architected Review. Make sure your business is running efficiently in a cost-optimized environment and you are leveraging the right services to meet your key business objectives.

Schedule Your Well-Architected Review

John Hill

Written by:

John Hill

jhill@innovativesol.com

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