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Elevate cloud solutions with AWS

How we work with AWS

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AWS Grant Thornton prepares, governs, migrates, and manages Amazon Web Services (AWS) workloads with the experience and insight of an AWS Select Consulting Partner and proven business advisory and financial management services leader.

Here’s how Grant Thornton and AWS help clients effectively adopt, productively deliver, economically use, and continuously improve cloud services and solutions that deliver business value:

AWS provides
  • A comprehensive cloud platform — AWS is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering 200+ fully featured services from data centers globally
  • Secure computing — AWS is the most flexible and secure cloud computing environment, with more than 200 security, compliance, and governance services and features
  • Fastest-paced innovation — AWS is continually accelerating the invention of new technologies that clients can use to experiment, innovate, and transform their business
  • The largest global network — AWS has the most extensive global cloud infrastructure. No other cloud provider offers as many Regions with multiple Availability Zones connected by low latency, high throughput, and highly redundant networking
  • Proven operational expertise — for over 15 years, AWS has been delivering cloud services to millions of customers around the world, running a wide variety of use cases
  • Cloud computing leadership — Gartner Research positions AWS in the Leaders quadrant of the new 2021 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure & Platform Services (CIPS). CIPS, in the context of this Magic Quadrant, is defined as “standardized, highly automated offerings, in which infrastructure resources (e.g., compute, networking and storage) are complemented by integrated platform services.”

Grant Thornton provides
  • Cloud adoption enablement — we help clients understand how cloud adoption transforms the way they work, identify adoption barriers and dependencies, and plan adoption efforts
  • Cloud migration planning — we help clients rationalize application portfolios, prioritize workload migrations, and develop migration strategies, architectures, business cases, and implementation plans
  • Cloud migration execution — we help clients establish pre-migration workload performance baselines, establish KPIs for migrated workloads, plan for workload dependences, and execute workload migration strategies and implementation plans
  • Cloud workload development — we help clients develop, integrate, and operate digital solutions in the cloud that use elastic services to support changes in demand; leverage API-first, serverless, and managed cloud services; optimize cloud economics and improve operational resilience; include security controls and least privilege design; and use telemetry, logging, and monitoring to improve operations
  • Cloud data management — we help clients use the cloud to manage data as a valuable resource by providing data governance, data architecture, data security, data quality, and data integration services, and by implementing cloud-based data lake, warehouse, and analytic solutions
  • Cloud FinOps — we help clients use cloud spend/usage analytics to optimize cloud use and related spend through resource right sizing, the elimination of idle and underused resources, architectural improvements, and the use of capacity reservations and spending plans
Together, Grant Thornton and AWS can help your team rapidly deliver financial value and operational efficiency that drive business agility and resiliency. It’s just one of the strategic alliances that all help Grant Thornton drive more value for our customers.

Contact:

Brian ReynoldsBrian Reynolds
Principal, Public Sector Digital Transformation and Management
T +1 571 482 0293