Solutions Review’s listing of the best managed service providers for Amazon Web Services (AWS) is an annual sneak peak of the service providers included in our Buyer’s Guide and Solutions Directory. Information was gathered via online materials and reports, conversations with vendor representatives, and examinations of product demonstrations and free trials.
The editors at Solutions Review have developed this resource to assist buyers in search of the best AWS managed service providers to fit the needs of their organization. Choosing the right vendor and services can be a complicated process — one that requires in-depth research and often comes down to more than just the tool and its technical capabilities. To make your search a little easier, we’ve profiled the best AWS managed service providers all in one place. We’ve also included platform names and areas of focus, as well as introductory software tutorials straight from the source so you can see each solution in action.
Note: Companies are listed in alphabetical order.
Platform: 2nd Watch Cloud Management Platform
Areas of Focus: Cloud Modernization, DevOps
Description: 2nd Watch is a cloud-native managed service provider that has been an AWS audited managed service provider since 2015. The company helps clients deploy IaaS and PaaS solutions and designs and builds DevOps automation and orchestration tools. 2nd Watch provides management and consultancy services for clients at every stage of a lift and shift cloud migration — from determining client readiness and assessing migration costs to deploying a foundational architecture and cloud factory to running management services.
Areas of Focus: Cloud Security, DevOps
Description: 8K Miles is an AWS managed service provider with a background in security solutions; they work with clients to help create a smooth cloud transformation. The 8K Miles solutions portfolio are offered as elastic subscription-based services that scale to match client needs, and can be deployed in cloud, on-premise, or hybrid models. Using a specific methodology and flexible delivery models, 8K Miles helps organizations implement DevOps while limiting its disruptiveness to client operations.
Areas of Focus: Cloud Transformation, Cloud Engineering
Description: Accenture is a managed service provider for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud offering cloud services and cloud-based solutions involving strategy, consulting, and operations. Accenture currently offers over 85 vertically scaled, industry-specific cloud solutions, which are driven by 17 distinct business groups. To assist clients who are making their transition to the cloud, Accenture provides multiple cloud transformation solutions that span the whole onboarding process, ranging from initial strategy and migration to cloud management and security tools.
Areas of Focus: Cloud Migration, DevOps and Automation
Description: AllCloud is an AWS and Salesforce managed service provider that was formed from a merger between Emind and Blat Lapidot, both of which have a background in cloud computing. AllCloud supplies managed cloud services expertise, capability, and manpower to assist customers in achieving operational excellence in their cloud deployment. Their methodology establishes goals, assessing a client’s current systems, and creating a custom plan for onboarding and managing a cloud environment.
Platform: Capgemini Cloud Platform
Areas of Focus: Cloud Strategy, Workload Migration
Description: Capgemini is a Paris-based managed service provider for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud that has offices in areas all across the globe. Capgemini’s cloud migration experts help enterprises select applications and workloads to migrate onto the cloud based on their suitability and complexity. As part of their cloud transformation strategy, Capgemini deploys software as a service solutions and integrates them into a client’s infrastructure. They offer SaaS solutions from Google, Microsoft, Netsuite, Oracle, Salesforce, SAP, and Workday, among others.
Platform: vNOC Management Platform
Areas of Focus: Cloud Account Review, DevOps, Cloud Security Services
Description: Cloudnexa is an AWS managed service provider that offers specific expertise in managed cloud, DevOps, security, compliance, and application support. The core Cloudnexa managed services suite includes continuous account review, which provides an approach that details cloud deployments from start to finish. They also focus on DevOps, security services, and application development and modernization, and helps companies to design web applications that they can deploy in the cloud and other infrastructures.
Areas of Focus: Infrastructure and Application Services
Description: Cloudreach is a hyperscale managed service provider for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. They offer two different types of managed cloud services: services that prepare a client’s systems, processes, and culture for the cloud, and services that helps clients optimize their returns and open them up to new opportunities. Cloudreach’s cloud transformation services helps clients optimize multiple aspects of business operations, with specific services for strategy, infrastructure, applications, and data that a business is migrating.
Platform: Cloud Operate
Areas of Focus: Cloud Enablement, Digital Transformation
Description: Cognizant is a professional services company and managed service provider for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. Their cloud services include consulting, operations, migration, security, and enterprise resource planning. Cognizant’s Cloud Operate is an end-to-end hybrid cloud offering that caters to multiple delivery models, including IaaS, PaaS, and microservices. Services for Cloud Operate include monitoring, provisioning, security, governance, and application performance management (APM).
Areas of Focus: Cloud Strategy, Cloud Migration
Description: Deloitte is a professional services company and managed service provider for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. The company helps clients that need full support designing, building, and running their cloud. Deloitte’s cloud management platform, OpenCloud, allows the company to accelerate and automate best practices for a client’s cloud deployments, including hybrid cloud and multicloud. Combined with Deloitte’s experience and resource pool, they provide customers with a flexible cloud strategy.
Platform: DXC Agility Platform
Areas of Focus: Hybrid IT, Cloud Modernization, Cloud Migration
Description: DXC Technology is a managed service provider for AWS and Azure established from the merger between CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. They focus on providing managed cloud services and building a unique blueprint that enable customers to deploy hybrid IT and hybrid cloud environments. The DXC Agility Platform is a cloud management platform that automates the deployment, management, and governance of cloud applications, development platforms, and other cloud services.
Areas of Focus: Cloud Application Design, Cloud Migration
Description: HCL Technologies is a global IT services company and managed service provider for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. Their services range from migration to building cloud-native applications. HCL’s approach to cloud revolves around their Mode 1-2-3 strategy; each mode consists of processes for different levels of cloud computing. A large portion of HCL’s cloud strategy is building and migrating applications to the cloud, and their cloud-native app infrastructure helps customers design or migrate apps to work effectively in the cloud.
Platform: Hitachi Enterprise Cloud
Areas of Focus: Cloud Adoption, Cloud Migration
Description: Hitachi Vantara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, is an IT solutions and managed services provider that offers managed cloud for AWS. Their managed cloud solutions portfolio focuses on cloud adoption and migration, as well as providing end-to-end cloud services. Hitachi Enterprise Cloud is a managed hybrid cloud as a service offering that can be deployed in VMware and cloud-native environments. The company provides prebuilt templates for cloud operation and consolidated cloud billing based on elastic consumption.
Platform: Enterprise Cloud Ecosystem
Areas of Focus: Hybrid Cloud Solutions, Cloud-Native Applications
Description: Infosys is an IT services company and managed service provider for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. They deliver applications, services, infrastructure, and more, working as a partner to help enterprises create a unified view of the enterprise cloud ecosystem. The Enterprise Cloud Ecosystem is Infosys’ primary suite of managed services; it is divided into three stages: advise, build, and co-evolve. Infosys also delivers end-to-end enterprise services, including monitoring, provisioning, backups, security, and more.
Platform: LogicWorks Pulse
Areas of Focus: Cloud Security, Data Regulation and Compliance
Description: Logicworks is a hybrid IT solutions vendor and managed service provider for AWS and Azure. They provide infrastructure services for industries that have complex security and compliance requirements in industries like finance, healthcare, and retail. A major focus of Logicworks’ cloud strategy is cloud security, helping clients maintain compliance and defend against threats. They assist customers in deploying best practices for DevSecOps, secure cloud automation, and optimizing their cloud environment.
Areas of Focus: Cloud Management, Cloud Migration Expertise
Description: Mission is an AWS managed service provider formed in 2018 when IT solutions and consultancy providers Reliam, Stratalux, and G2 Tech Group merged together. Mission reviews your account to examine your security, compliance, and networking readiness, as well as connecting you with a dedicated Customer Success Manager to consult with. If a client is migrating to the cloud, Mission supplies migration readiness, planning, and implementation services supplied by Mission’s migration experts.
Areas of Focus: Cloud Advisory, Cloud Implementation
Description: NTT Data, a partially-owned subsidiary of the Japanese company NTT, is an IT services and managed cloud services provider for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. The company has a strong emphasis on helping customers migrate and modernize applications onto the cloud, as well as replacing outdated client architectures with enterprise-grade cloud technologies. The company offers a suite of cloud transformation services to help businesses prepare their current and future infrastructure to be cloud-ready.
Platform: Cloud OpsPilot
Areas of Focus: Cloud Adoption, Application Modernization
Description: Onica is an AWS managed service provider that was launched by CorpInfo as their AWS managed services division. They have specific services for cloud adoption, application modernization, and managed cloud operations. Cloud OpsPilot combines Onica cloud management tools with a team of AWS certified engineers that help customers maintain their AWS environment. The platform also contains Cloud Optimizer, which provides best practices for cost leveraging an AWS deployment.
Areas of Focus: Cloud Lifecycle Support, Multicloud Management
Description: Rackspace is a cloud security solutions vendor and managed cloud services provider for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. They offer management capabilities for public, private, hybrid, and multicloud deployments depending on the customer’s needs and current cloud solutions. To help support customers with Alibaba, AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud deployments, Rackspace unifies cloud management through a centralized cross-platform solution designed to reduce the complexity of keeping track of multiple cloud environments.
Platform: Smartronix Cloud Assured Managed Services (CAMS)
Areas of Focus: Cloud Automation, Incident Response
Description: Smartronix is an IT solutions vendor and managed service provider for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. Through their cloud automation tools and incident response delivered through a unified management platform, the company has a focus in cloud security and compliance. CAMS is a collection of the company’s key managed service offerings. Their core managed service offerings include solutions like monitoring, SLA management, incident response, log aggregation, data backup, and billing management.
Platform: Cloud Applications, Microservices, and API (CMA)
Areas of Focus: Cloud Application Transformation, Cloud Modernization
Description: Tata Consultancy Services is a global IT vendor and managed service provider for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. Their managed cloud services focus on app transformation and modernization. The CMA suite includes advisory, assessment, migration, implementation, and managed services to help clients design and execute cloud-native applications that are built to run in their hybrid cloud deployment. TCS offers the Intelligent Cloud Migration Continuum (iCMC) to allow businesses to automate and secure their cloud migration process.
Areas of Focus: Cloud Application Optimization, Cloud Integration
Description: Wipro is an IT services company and managed service provider for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. ServiceNXT works to optimize applications, infrastructure, and security. It can be deployed on-premises or as a service, and also comes with options for application management services. Wipro has significant experience in other forms of IT, such as analytics, consulting, and product engineering, making them able to take care of enterprise needs from a variety of perspectives.
To compare the best AWS managed service providers, consult our Cloud Managed Service Providers Buyer’s Guide and Cloud MSP Vendor Map.
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