7 Essentials for a Successful Cloud-first Transformation

It's Time to Stop Asking “Why Cloud?” And Ask “Why Not Cloud?”

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has helped thousands of organizations become cloud-first organizations. From those experiences and learnings comes the seven essential elements typical of cloud standard organizations.

Find out how to:

  1. Get executive buy-in to achieve all objectives
  2. Align IT Staff on goals and responsibilities
  3. Get some quick wins to gather momentum
  4. Engage partners to cover all the bases
  5. Establish a Center of Excellence to scale knowledge and best practices
  6. Create a hybrid architecture to streamline application migrations
  7. Reach a “Cloud-First” standard to answer the “why not” question

AWS Partner Network (APN Partner)

APN Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of all the business benefits that AWS has to offer. With their deep expertise on AWS, APN Partners are uniquely positioned to help your company at any stage of your Cloud Adoption Journey and to help you achieve your business objectives.

Learn how many organizations have accelerated their migration to the AWS cloud, and their time to results by working with APN Competency Partners.


Migrating to AWS presents organizations with a transformational opportunity to change the way they do business. This eBook will detail how cloud adoption can deliver significant business benefits.