Smartronix Recognized as Among The First AWS Managed Service Partners Approved With The New Audit Requirements

Herndon, VA – April 9, 2015 – Smartronix, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Premier Consulting Partner, announced today that it has become an AWS Managed Service Partner as part of the new AWS Managed Service Program, which was announced last November during AWS re:Invent

The AWS Managed Service Partner designation is granted to a distinct group of APN Partners who pass a rigorous third-party audit that proves they possess deep AWS knowledge in conjunction with the specific IT Service Management capabilities aligned to deliver cloud managed services. These APN Partners have demonstrated previous customer success on AWS and need to consistently demonstrate their ongoing customer obsession. 

Smartronix EVP, Technology & Strategy Robert Groat noted, "Managed services is a critical part of our enterprise cloud lifecycle offerings, which extend from strategy through implementation and operations.  This audit covered processes and policies with specific focus on our AWS expertise across the entire spectrum.  With this new program, AWS is raising the bar to ensure high-quality customer engagements through the channel."

"The AWS Managed Service Program recognizes APN Partners like Smartronix who deliver an end-to-end AWS Cloud managed service experience for their customers," said Terry Wise, Vice President of Worldwide Partner Ecosystem, Amazon Web Services, Inc. "Smartronix has been a long-standing APN Partner and passing our rigorous third-party audit is further evidence of their commitment to enabling customers to migrate and run mission-critical applications on the AWS Cloud."

Having delivered AWS cloud solutions to the United States Department of the Treasury, other Federal and civilian agencies, and dozens of commercial and enterprise customers, Smartronix has a long history of managing customer environments on AWS.  Smartronix CloudAssured Managed Services are certified ISO 9001-2008 for quality management systems, CMMI Level 3 certified for Product and Service Deployment, and ISO/IEC 20000:2011 certified for IT Service Management (ITIL). Smartronix solutions also have met the rigorous FISMA Moderate and FedRAMP requirements for Federal cloud deployments. "AWS services are a critical part of our customer’s business strategy and focus.  The commitments we make to achieving these accreditations significantly differentiate us from other providers in the marketplace who view cloud services as ancillary to their business," states Groat.​