Design SaaS on AWS

Shape your SaaS vision and strategy

Your journey to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) starts by developing a clear business and technical strategy that aligns your organization on how your application will be designed, built, marketed, sold, supported, and monetized.

Explore resources for developing a business plan and architecture strategy of your SaaS application. Discover best practices and tools that can help define a clear vision and keep your cross-functional teams in lock-step.

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Fundamentals for designing SaaS

Learn core concepts and principles for designing a holistic SaaS business and technology strategy.

  • Technical
  • Recommended fundamentals for product and technology teams.
    Explore the SaaS delivery model and learn how to plan and build a compliance roadmap.
    Learn the core terminology, strategies, and patterns necessary for building SaaS on AWS.
    Deep dive into Tenant isolation, a fundamental component in the design and build of SaaS.
  • Business
  • Recommended fundamentals for product and business teams.
    Rethink your market, sell, support, and operational approaches to move to SaaS.
    Dive into the business transformation necessary for a successful SaaS organization.
    Discover insights into the unique stages of the SaaS journey and guidance for each milestone.

AWS SaaS design resources

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Explore the SaaS Journey

Discover resources to accelerate any phase of your SaaS journey on AWS. Build today, innovate tomorrow.


Develop a minimum viable product (MVP), quickly.

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Grow acquisition, retention, and customer value.

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Migrate & Modernize

Develop next-generation SaaS.

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