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Are you well-architected?

The AWS Well-Architected Framework helps you improve your cloud deployment. Looking at the pros and cons of decisions you make while building systems on AWS, the framework provides best practice advice for workloads running in the cloud across the five pillars of the Well-Architected Framework: Operational Excellence, Security, Reliability, Performance Efficiency and Cost Optimisation.

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5 Pillars of Well-Architected Framework


Using computing resources efficiently to meet requirements and maintain efficiency as demand and technology evolves.


Effectively and efficiently running systems to support business outcomes while continually making improvements.


Recovering from failures through automation and self-healing and dynamically acquiring new resources to meet demand.


Eliminating unneeded cost and suboptimal resources while measuring system efficiency and ROI.

What do you receive from the review?

Our certified AWS Solution Architects spend half a day with you to review your existing or proposed workloads and compare them with architectural best practices which have been defined over thousands of deployments on AWS. We then provide you with a report about your workload highlighting any risks, together with their severity and recommendations. From this we develop an report and statement of works for carrying out any recommended remediations. Once the report is in place, you will be eligible for $5,000 AWS credits to use on your account when you execute the remediation plan with Softcat.


Well-Architected helps cloud architects build secure, high-performing, resilient and efficient infrastructure. The review offers the opportunity to accelerate your pace of innovation, highlights cost savings and identifies any areas of risk around reliability and security that need to be resolved. It improves the performance of your workload, allowing issues to be remediated quickly. You will also benefit from help interpreting the new flow of AWS services, with some immediately addressing issues around cost and operational excellence. You’ll find that satisfaction increases when a Well-Architected Partner is onsite, helping you improve your cloud usage.

Free half day workshop with an AWS Solutions Architect

Receive your bespoke & detailed report

Go ahead with remediations

Eligible for $5,000 AWS credits to use on your account

Why Softcat?

Our AWS Well Architected Practitioners are certified at the AWS Professional level and are experienced cloud Solution Architects . Here at Softcat we hold Advanced Consulting partner status in conjunction with being an AWS solution provider and public sector partner. Our experts provide a tailormade service, specific to the needs of your organisation and looking at your business objectives and goals first. This ensures the report and report are truly beneficial to drive your organisation forward.

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How do I request a review?

Complete the form below and one of our AWS Solutions Architects will be in touch.