Well-Architected Review (WAR)

The Well-Architected Review is an architectural assessment based upon the AWS Well-Architected Framework. The AWS Well-Architected framework has been developed to help cloud architects build the most secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure possible for their applications.

Beneficial Consultation

The review is a conversation between a qualified Version 1 professional and the customer, it is not an audit. The output is a report which includes recommendations to meet best practice and increase business value delivered by cloud.

The Version 1 approach to conducting an Well-Architected Reviews involves a short, high-value engagement, implementing an AWS Well-Architected framework. AWS will also support customers with usage credits to encourage the implementation of remediations after any review carried out with Version 1.

Why Version 1 should deliver your Well-Architected Review

AWS Well-Architected Review (WAR) Certified
One of the few certified WAR partners in EMEA
Premier Partner
Premier partner with Migration, Oracle and MSP competencies
License and Oracle Expertise
Dedicated SAM practice and 20+ years of Oracle experience
Full Stack Specialists
Expert consultants in more than just cloud

Well-Architected Review Engagement


Identify the workload to be reviewed, prepare the relevant data and arrange the review with the appropriate stakeholder from the customer side.


The review is a conversation between a Version 1 professional and the customer. The review can be conducted onsite or remotely.


A report aligning the workload with AWS well-architected best practices, categorised as Critical, Needs Improvement or Meets Best Practice.

Next Steps: Remediation

The report highlights the priority with which remediation should be carried

Benefits of Well-Architected Review (WAR)

Understand and reduce risk
Minimise system failures
Reduce operational costs
Realise business value cloud can deliver

The 5 Pillars of a Well-Architected Framework Review

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