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Attenda Achieves Amazon Web Services Managed Service Partner Status

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Attenda passes rigorous third party audit to become an AWS Managed Service Partner.

London – May 18, 2016 – Attenda Limited, the Business Critical IT company, today announced that it met the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Managed Service Program requirements, including a rigorous third- party audit of their capabilities to become an AWS Managed Service Partner. The audit tested the people, process and technology responsible for delivering Attenda’s AWS managed services and consulting capabilities.

With its pedigree in critical applications and hybrid IT managed services, Attenda has built and continues to invest in its AWS expertise within the business. These expertise are focused on transforming, managing and securing client applications on AWS, or as part of a hybrid architecture with AWS. The heart of Attenda’s managed services operation is the Attenda M.O. Hybrid IT service management platform, enabling Attenda to deliver a high touch, bespoke service overlay for its clients and provide deep insight into the dynamic nature of the AWS infrastructure and the applications running on it.

Commenting on the announcement, Mark Fowle, CEO, Attenda says, “We are delighted that our four year investment in building an AWS centre of excellence and our twenty year history in business critical IT managed services delivery has been validated through the audit process. Achieving AWS Managed Service Partner status provides our Clients with greater confidence in our capabilities.”

The audit tested the entirety of Attenda’s AWS capability, ranging from the initial client engagement, through to a detailed analysis of how services are designed, deployed and managed. Attenda was able to prove that it delivers to the exacting standards set out by AWS, and its enterprise clients realise the significant opportunity that AWS presents.

Sarah Flannigan, CIO, The National Trust, said: “We are delivering the single biggest change programme of its type that the Trust has ever undertaken and Attenda is helping us to achieve that.”

The Attenda AWS Managed Service offerings include: Elastic Web Applications, SAP on AWS, The Hybrid Data Centre, Business Intelligence and AWS Enablement Services which include a range of consulting, transformation and transition services.

Mark Fowle adds, “AWS is an essential part of our strategy, enabling us to modernise our clients’ IT operations, delivering a variety of innovations to support their IT strategy. Our acceptance into the AWS Managed Service Partner program validates the investments that we have made in our AWS practice and endorses our Clients’ decision to select us as a partner capable of providing the highest quality of service experience.”

About Attenda Limited (www.attenda.com)
We are the number one pure-play UK Critical Applications and Hybrid IT managed services provider, specialising in running business critical applications. Our Business Critical IT approach combines business outcome focus with, a structured engagement methodology, and a comprehensive services and infrastructure portfolio.

Through an understanding of our clients’ needs, we provide independent advice, to facilitate the right choices, modernising IT estates through the delivery of platform and location independent managed services that align to business outcomes. Our continual governance of these IT services enables clients to focus on their business strategy, driving innovation and enhancing stakeholder value.

We have built up a commanding market reputation, with the industry's leading accreditations and an unrivalled portfolio of UK enterprise clients including CVC, Whistl, Osborne, Harrods and Travelodge.

Attenda has been recognised by Gartner in its Magic Quadrants for the last three years, and the company is ranked 19th in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For 2016.

Attenda carries a rich array of industry accreditations including ISO9001, ISO27001, ISO20000 and ISO22301, and partner accreditations with Microsoft, AWS, VMware and SAP, plus others.

For further details, visit www.attenda.com or please contact:
Attenda Corporate Communications
Gill Constable +44 (0)1784 211100
pressinfo@attenda.com