MCLEAN, Va. (April 9, 2015) — Day1 Solutions, the cloud services and solutions expert, announced today that the company is one of the first to be approved for the new AWS Managed Service Program for members of the AWS Partner Network (APN). The new designation was earned following an independent, third-party audit, and recognizes Day1 Solutions for demonstrated leadership as a managed services provider (MSP), with the knowledge and skills, business practices, and full AWS Cloud management lifecycle capabilities that align with Amazon Web Services (AWS) standards and program requirements.

“The AWS Managed Service Partner designation is an essential credential that enterprise customers moving mission critical operations to the cloud should expect from their MSP,” said Mike Bradicich, vice president, cloud managed services at Day1 Solutions. “It speaks to the maturity of our business, the AWS knowledge of our teams, the vigor of our automated processes and the proactive approach Day1 uses to deliver an exceptional cloud experience to our customers 24×7.”

“We are pleased to have Day1 Solutions as one of our first AWS Managed Service Partners to have passed our rigorous 3rd party audit focused on AWS skills, best practices and customer success,” said Terry Wise, Vice President of Worldwide Partner Ecosystem, Amazon Web Services, Inc. “Results of the audit validate Day1 Solutions’ ability to provide the expertise and methods to manage mission critical enterprise applications on AWS.”

“Day1 Solutions’ MSP practice on AWS is one of the fastest growing segments of our business,” said Luis Benavides, CEO of Day1 Solutions. “Earning approval as one of the first AWS Managed Service Program members will further accelerate the company’s growth, and reinforces why enterprise customers are turning to Day1 Solutions to manage mission critical IT operations in the cloud.”

Day1 Managed Services help enterprise customers plan, design, migrate, manage and optimize their AWS cloud environment. The company’s proactive approach to service delivery keeps customer data safe, ensuring websites and applications are performing optimally, 24×7. Ongoing support services are tailored to the customer’s needs and team capabilities to ensure that changes or upgrades to applications or the environment, along with peaks or increases in usage are not disruptive to the customer’s business. Services range from managing all aspects of the customer’s environment, to serving as an extension of the customer’s team and providing training in addition to support.

Day1 white-label managed services deliver the same value under our customers’ brands, with a support@yourcompany.com email address, and a dedicated phone line for 24×7 support. End-users enjoy higher quality service, with greater expertise and responsiveness – all under the banner of our customers’ brands.

Day1 Solutions is a member of the AWS Partner Network and is recognized as an Advanced Consulting Partner, Authorized Government Partner, Managed Service Partner and Channel Reseller Partner. For more information on the AWS Managed Service Program, please visit: http://aws.amazon.com/partners/managed-service/.