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AWS Managed Service Provider: The Benefits of Working With a Professional

What is an AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP)?

AWS MSPs are professionals who provide AWS services to businesses and organizations. AWS MSPs offer expertise in the areas of AWS cloud strategies, architecture design & implementation, DevOps automation, security, compliance and cost optimization.


Benefits of Working With a Professional AWS Managed Service Provider

AWS Consulting and Support: AWS MSPs provide support and consulting services to help you get the most out of your AWS cloud investments. AWS MSPs can assess your organization’s overall IT needs, develop a custom AWS cloud strategy, and design an AWS architecture that meets those needs. The AWS MSP team is also available to provide you with troubleshooting and AWS training support as needed.


Cost Optimization

AWS MSPs can help you save money by providing cost optimization advice and practice. AWS MSPs work to identify the best AWS service mix for your organization’s cloud needs, helping to reduce costs while ensuring that all services are being used optimally. AWS MSPs also offer regular cost optimization assessments to help you save money over time.

We have written several articles on this subject which would be worth reading to understand how the AWS cost model can lead to surprises and how you can keep your costs under control for the long term. 

Security and Compliance

AWS MSPs are experts in AWS security best practices, including encryption services, identity and access management (IAM), and logging services. AWS MSPs can help organizations meet regulatory compliance requirements such as HIPAA, GDPR, and SOX. AWS MSPs also advise clients on AWS security measures, such as ensuring secure access to AWS resources, managing user roles and privileges, and setting up multi-factor authentication (MFA).

The IG CloudOps cloud management platform brings together best-of-breed security management tools including PENtesting tools and Saltstack. For more details read about the cloud tools that CloudOps brings together into one cloud management portal.  

DevOps Automation

AWS MSPs provide DevOps automation services to help you optimize your AWS environment. AWS MSPs can help you automate AWS cloud provisioning, configuration management and deployment processes. AWS MSPs can also provide guidance on AWS automation tools such as AWS CloudFormation and AWS OpsWorks.

Supporting a DevOps focused team with cloud management and support so they can concentrate on delivery and not infrastructure is a core part of our cloud management platform. Read our article on the subject (NoOps: CloudOps delivers IT Operational Excellence for DevOps teams)

How to Find the Right AWS MSP for Your Business

When it comes to AWS managed services partners, there are a lot of them to choose from. How do you know which one is the correct one for you?

It can be hard to choose, especially if you're new to using a partner.

At IG CloudOps, we provide AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) services through our CloudOps offering. Our AWS Certified Solution Architects have years of experience and expertise in AWS cloud solutions, AWS security best practices, and DevOps automation processes. We can help you design an AWS architecture that meets your organization’s needs, optimize your AWS services to save costs, and ensure that your AWS environment is secure and compliant.

We have also written a white paper which goes through all of these points in detail for selecting an AWS managed services provider.

Contact us today to learn more about how IG CloudOps' AWS MSP services can help improve your AWS cloud operations.

Or book a CloudOps test drive and let us show you how we can help drive forward your cloud management.