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Effectual Achieves AWS Managed Service Provider Designation



Effectual, an AWS Partner Network Premier Consulting Partner, is now an audited AWS Managed Service Provider

Jersey City, NJ – November 30th, 2021 – Effectual announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services Managed Service Provider (MSP) status. The designation recognizes partners within the AWS Partner Network (APN) who pass a comprehensive third-party audit of all MSP capabilities.

“We are built to solve complex business challenges and create positive business outcomes for our customers – wherever they are in the process of cloud transformation,” said Robb Allen, Effectual CEO. “This recognition from AWS confirms Effectual as a trusted partner with the experience and expertise to unlock the transformative potential of the AWS Cloud.”

The AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP) Program is designed to validate and promote AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners that provide end-to-end AWS solutions to customers. AWS MSP Program Partners leverage next-generation business and technical best practices to build a holistic AWS-based business and are validated against a rigorous bar to achieve the AWS MSP designation.

“We try to be a forward-thinking organization in terms of technology, and really want to leverage modern IT systems,” said Gregg Knutson, Sr. VP of Information Technology, Tricon Residential. “With the Effectual partnership, we’ve deepened our ability to meet the growing needs of our technology roadmap.”

A cloud first MSP, Effectual leverages the power and innovation of the AWS Cloud to support enterprise and public sector modernization. This includes integrating AWS next generation monitoring as well as operational services like Amazon DevOps Guru into its managed services offering.

“As one of the first AWS partners to use Amazon DevOps Guru for its managed service, Effectual is improving the availability and performance of applications as they evolve,” said Adnan Bilwani, Sr. Business Development Manager, AWS. “Their team has taken the service a step further by applying custom business logic to meet its specific needs – an example of partner innovation driving continuous improvement.”

In addition to this recognition as a validated AWS MSP Partner, Effectual holds 200+ AWS Certifications, has achieved the AWS Migration Competency, AWS DevOps Competency, AWS Mobile Competency, AWS SaaS Competency, and AWS Government and AWS Nonprofit Competency designations. Effectual is also a member of the AWS Well-Architected and AWS Public Sector Partner Programs as well as the AWS GovCloud (US) and Authority to Operate on AWS Programs. In addition, Effectual is a VMware Principal Partner in VMware Cloud on AWS.

About Effectual

Effectual is a modern, cloud first managed and professional services company that works with commercial enterprises and the public sector to mitigate their risk and enable IT modernization. A deeply experienced and passionate team of problem solvers apply proven methodologies to business challenges across Amazon Web Services and VMware Cloud on AWS. Effectual is a member of the Cloud Security Alliance, and the PCI Security Standards Council.

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