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The Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards recognize the top products, technologies and services in the essential areas of technology that Modern Infrastructure covers. The award-winning tools help run enterprise businesses with efficiency and insight -- whether they're used inside the data center or out.
Entrants in the Best AWS Consultant/Partner are consultants and integration partners helping enterprise customers with strategic planning, including cost realization, step-by-step application identification and migration, and other services related to Amazon Web Services.
The companies listed below are the finalists for the 2017 Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards' best AWS Consultant/Partner category.
2nd Watch manages cloud services for enterprises and works to continuously improve cloud deployments. The 2nd Watch Cloud Management Platform simplifies customer management while also allowing them to keep a close eye on cloud resources. 2nd Watch offers design and deployment offerings that speed both cloud integration and application time to market.
Cloudnexa helps IT teams achieve their AWS objectives by building secure, low-cost cloud infrastructures. Cloudnexa offers 24x7 support for its services, which include backup, migration, compliance, disaster recovery and networking. Cloudnexa achieves AWS SharePoint and AWS Exchange Competencies in addition to several "Cloud Warriors," who have earned every available AWS certification.
Cloud Technology Partners
Cloud Technology Partners helps customers achieve end-to-end cloud adoption with its services, software and expertise. The AWS partner has completed over 350 enterprise cloud transformation projects. Cloud Technology Partners develops high-performance cloud-based offerings that scale dynamically and result in a shorter time to market, reduced risk and lower cost.
Cognizant applies time-tested processes and methodologies to build products and services for AWS customers. Cognizant uses Agile methodology and continuous improvements to continuous evolve with new services and techniques. Cognizant’s AWS Transformation Services portfolio helps customers define their AWS strategy, develop applications and migrate data and resources according to their terms.
Datapipe, one of AWS' first managed services providers, provides products that make the most out of the AWS experience for its customers. Datapipe has several products that help enterprises secure AWS environments and simplify service delivery. Datapipe's acquisition of DualSpark -- another consulting partner -- and its placement on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting make it a venerable partner.
Flux7 focuses on ensuring enterprise customer success in AWS. Flux7's decision support tool efficiently identifies the right technology for a customer, ensuring smooth implementation and growth. Flux7 has extensive technical experience with both AWS and its partner ecosystem, helping customers navigate the cloud's many services and providers.
REAN Cloud offers cloud-native and DevOps expertise to provide end-to-end IT options. REAN Cloud focuses on building secure, compliant architectures for customers in highly regulated industries. REAN Cloud also provides know-how with IoT applications and earned AWS Competencies in Life Sciences, DevOps, Migration and Government.