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The AWS Well Architected Framework Review (WAFR) is a single day consulting engagement, undertaken by Telstra Purple at no cost to the customer. The WAFR assesses an agreed workload against the six pillars of the Well Architected Framework, helping organisations produce stable and efficient systems.

The WAFR provides a quick and insightful assessment of workloads in AWS. Identifying opportunities for improvement and highlighting workload risks. Well architected workloads enable customers to build and deploy faster, mitigate technology risks, ensure compliance, be cost effective and sustainable on the AWS platform.

The output of the WAFR is a detailed report including a set of recommendations and a SOW for the remediation of those items. An AWS service credit of up to US$5,000 is provided for qualifying customers for the remediation of High-Risk Issues identified in the WAFR.

Guiding Principles

Operational Excellence: The operational excellence pillar focuses on running and monitoring systems to deliver business value, and continually improving processes and procedures. Key topics include managing and automating changes, responding to events, and defining standards to successfully manage daily operations

Security: The security pillar focuses on protecting information &systems. Key topics include confidentiality and integrity of data, identifying and managing who can do what with privilege management, protecting systems, and establishing controls to detect security events.

Reliability: The reliability pillar focuses on the ability to prevent, and quickly recover from failures to meet business and customer demand. Key topics include foundational elements around setup, cross project requirements, recovery planning, and how we handle change.

Performance Efficiency: The performance efficiency pillar focuses on using IT and computing resources efficiently. Key topics include selecting the right resource types and sizes based on workload requirements, monitoring performance, and making informed decisions to maintain efficiency as business needs evolve.

Cost Optimisation: Cost Optimisation focuses on avoiding un-needed costs. Key topics include understanding and controlling where money is being spent, selecting the most appropriate and right number of resource types, analysing spend over time, and scaling to meet business needs without over-spending.

Sustainability: The sustainability pillar focuses on minimising the environmental impacts of running cloud workloads. Key topics include a shared responsibility model for sustainability, understanding impact, and maximising utilisation to minimise required resources and reduce downstream impacts.

Why Telstra Purple

Telstra are an Advanced AWS Partner and accredited Managed Services Provider. Telstra and AWS continue to invest in our relationship and provide funding for our joint clients to undertake AWS platform innovation. We have a core team of certified practitioners, including highly skilled AWS Professionals and Ambassadors which we provide to customers through Telstra Purple. Telstra Purple help organisations modernise, innovate and integrate applications with market leading code development languages and techniques that can deliver measurable business benefits.


Your business needs are unique - so the solution you need to achieve outcomes is, too. Our experts orchestrate a solution that's purpose-built for your requirements. AWS WAFR Single day Review has the following deliverables:

** Well-Architected Framework Review workshop ** Well-Architected Framework Review presentation and report ** Customer Actions report containing recommended remediation activities, effort estimates and priority.

AWS WAFR Remediation has the following deliverables:

  • Workshop on Customer Actions report
  • Implement Customer Actions
  • Implementation Roadmap

Qualifying customers will be eligible for US$5,000 worth of AWS usage credits applied to your AWS account following successful remediation of agreed High-Risk Issues by Telstra Purple.

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