CirrusHQ Ltd.

AWS Well Architected Review (WAR)

As a mature and experienced AWS Consulting Partner, we review your workloads against the AWS Well-Architected Framework, ensuring alignment to best practice in Security, Operational Excellence, Reliability, Performance, and Cost Optimisation. The review, report and remediation are completed by CirrusHQ staff certified to AWS Solution Architect Professional at no cost.

Features

  • CirrusHQ are a certified Well Architected partner
  • Benchmark against industry best practice
  • Provided at no cost
  • Scale your cloud environment more efficiently.
  • Alignment to AWS Best Practises
  • Bespoke managed Amazon Web Services consultancy from experienced consultants.
  • Alignment to the 5 pillers of the Well-Architected Framework
  • Consistently measure your architectures against best practices

Benefits

  • Engagement at zero cost.
  • AWS credits to offset cost of remediation work
  • Innovate faster, reduce costs and operate more securely with AWS.
  • Alignment to industry best practice.
  • Access to a consultancy with outstanding public sector experience.
  • Help improve security posture of AWS workloads
  • Optimise costs

Pricing

£0 a transaction

  • Education pricing available

Service documents

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If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need versions of these documents in a more accessible format, email the supplier at stephen.croke@cirrushq.com. Tell them what format you need. It will help if you say what assistive technology you use.

Framework

G-Cloud 12

Service ID

2 1 1 8 3 9 8 6 0 8 5 2 0 8 6

Contact

CirrusHQ Ltd. Stephen Croke
Telephone: 0131 208 0284
Email: stephen.croke@cirrushq.com

Planning

Planning service
Yes
How the planning service works
Dependant on specifc AWS Well Architected requirements for the customer specific workload
Planning service works with specific services
Yes
Hosting or software services the planning service works with
Amazon Web Services

Training

Training service provided
Yes
How the training service works
Dependant on AWS product or service selected
Training is tied to specific services
Yes
Services the training service works with
Amazon Web Services AWS

Setup and migration

Setup or migration service available
Yes
How the setup or migration service works
Whilst not part of the WAR, we have proven expertise in migrating applications – large and small – across a wide range of technologies, CirrusHQ can assist with the migration of your IT infrastructure from existing physical, virtual or cloud-based locations. Our engineers work with your developers and operations personnel to migrate your applications and data over to your new AWS infrastructure and ensure that everything is working as expected. Once cloud migration has been achieved, our skilled team of engineers can – if required – provide ongoing management of your AWS infrastructure.
Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services
Yes
List of supported services
Amazon Web Services

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing service
Yes
How the quality assurance and performance testing works
Quality Assurance and Performance testing is dependant on the AWS products or services being tested. We work to accredited standards as well as the requirements of the AWS partner programme. For performance testing we have experience of working with a number of load and performance test tools to help our customers understand the impact of increased load and ensure that their environment will scale and perform in a way that meets both their performance criteria, but also their financial (budget) criteria for their AWS account

Security testing

Security services
Yes
Security services type
  • Security strategy
  • Security risk management
  • Security design
  • Cyber security consultancy
  • Security testing
  • Security incident management
  • Security audit services
  • Other
Other security services
AWS Security Hub
Certified security testers
Yes
Security testing certifications
Other
Other security testing certifications
AWS

Ongoing support

Ongoing support service
Yes
Types of service supported
  • Buyer hosting or software
  • Hosting or software provided by your organisation
  • Hosting or software provided by a third-party organisation
How the support service works
We support AWS environments end-to-end. Support will be dependent on the specific AWS service or product chosen by the customer. We would work with customers to determine a required service design covering support and any interaction required with other customer suppliers. These support arrangements would be aligned with our service offering and SLA.

Service scope

Service constraints
Dependant on AWS product or service selected

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
According to the SLA
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility
WCAG 2.1 AA or EN 301 549
Phone support
Yes
Phone support availability
24 hours, 7 days a week
Web chat support
Web chat
Web chat support availability
24 hours, 7 days a week
Web chat support accessibility standard
None or don’t know
How the web chat support is accessible
Aligned to service and support model chosen by customer
Web chat accessibility testing
Completed by third party tooling utilised to deliver web chat functionality
Support levels
Support is bespoke based on customer specific requirements and/or the requested SLA and/or the AWS products and/or services selected.

Resellers

Supplier type
Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance
Up to Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)

Pricing

Price
£0 a transaction
Discount for educational organisations
Yes

Service documents

Request an accessible format
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need versions of these documents in a more accessible format, email the supplier at stephen.croke@cirrushq.com. Tell them what format you need. It will help if you say what assistive technology you use.