Sopra Steria AWS Well-Architected Framework Review (WAFR) Services

Evaluate, improve with leading architectural best practices

If your Cloud-based applications bring agility, velocity and scalability to meet with your business imperatives, they also require to regularly being benchmarked to keep serving your activities accordingly.

Sopra Steria Cloud Center of Excellence Teams dedicated to AWS perform regular assessment, through Well-Architected Framework Review (WAFR) while designing, building, and operating workloads in AWS. These evaluations based on the AWS Well-Architected Framework and applied at key milestones in the product lifecycle focus on 6 pillars:

Operational Excellence PillarSecurity PillarReliability Pillar
The operational excellence pillar focuses on running and monitoring systems, and continually improving processes and procedures. Key topics include automating changes, responding to events, and defining standards to manage daily operations.The security pillar focuses on protecting information and systems. Key topics include confidentiality and integrity of data, managing user permissions, and establishing controls to detect security events.The reliability pillar focuses on workloads performing their intended functions and how to recover quickly from failure to meet demands. Key topics include distributed system design, recovery planning, and adapting to changing requirements.
Performance Efficiency PillarCost Optimization PillarSustainability Pillar
The performance efficiency pillar focuses on structured and streamlined allocation of IT and computing resources. Key topics include selecting resource types and sizes optimized for workload requirements, monitoring performance, and maintaining efficiency as business needs evolve.The cost optimization pillar focuses on avoiding unnecessary costs. Key topics include understanding spending over time and controlling fund allocation, selecting resources of the right type and quantity, and scaling to meet business needs without overspending.The sustainability pillar focuses on minimizing the environmental impacts of running cloud workloads. Key topics include a shared responsibility model for sustainability, understanding impact, and maximizing utilization to minimize required resources and reduce downstream impacts.

During these WARs, our accredited AWS experts consistently identify gaps, quantify high-risk issues, and develop recommendations for improving process, tools and team skills and collaboration. Beside the main assessment, Sopra Steria Teams also support AWS Well-Architected Lenses, an extending guidance to specific industry and technology domains, such as financial services, or serverless, data analytics, Machine Learning (ML), IoT, SAP.

Thanks to Sopra Steria AWS Well-Architect Framework Review Services, you can identify substantial cost savings, improve your application performance, and reduce your security risks while enabling team collaboration with holistic perspectives.


As an AWS Consulting Partner and member of the AWS Well-Architected Partner Program, we offer you:

  • An experienced and authorised team of AWS professionals
  • End-to-end skills covering the entire project lifecycle and expertise, including design, implementation, development, operation, and security
A range of digital expertise to assess your specific business processes with purpose



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