Email Contact Phone Company Visit Website

GFT UK Office Office

GFT Financial Limited. 9th floor, 107 Cheapside

GFT USA, Inc Office

261 Madison Avenue, 19th Floor,
New York City
NY 10016

GFT Brazil Office Office

GFT Brasil Consultoria Informática Ltda. Alameda Rio Negro, n° 585 Ed. Padauiri,
10° andar, Alphaville,
06454-000 Barueri -SP

GFT Belgium Office Office

GFT Technologies Belgique AS, Square de Meeûs 35,
1000 Bruxelles

GFT Canada Office Office

GFT Canada Inc. 70 University Avenue, Suite 1460,
Ontario M5J 2M4

GFT China Office Office

GFT Technologies Hong Kong Ltd. Lee Garden One, 33 Hysan Road,
Causeway Bay,
Hong Kong

GFT Cost Rica Office Office

GFT Costa Rica S.A. Edificio 1B Ultrapark,
La Aurora Heredia
Costa Rica

GFT France Office Office

GFT France SAS, 12 rue Alsace Lorraine,
79000 Niort

GFT Germany Office Office

GFT Technologies SE Corporate Center, Schelmenwasenstr. 34,
70567 Stuttgart

GFT Italy Office Office

GFT Italia S.r.l. Via Sile, 18.
Alphaville20139 Milano

GFT Mexico Office Office

GFT México S.A. de C.V. Calle Gobernador Agustín Vicente Eguia 46, 6º Colonia San Miguel Chapultepec. 11850 Mexico City
11850 Mexico City

GFT Poland Office Office

GFT Poland Sp. z o.o. ul. Kilińskiego 66,
90-118 Łódź

GFT Singapore Office Office

GFT Technologies Singapore Pte. Ltd. 71 Robinson Rd.
068895 Singapore

GFT Spain Office Office

GFT IT Consulting, S.L.U. Avinguda Alcalde Barnils, 71.
08174 Sant Cugat del Vallès

GFT Switzerland Office Office

GFT Schweiz AG. Baumackerstrasse 24.
8050 Zurich

GFT Vietnam Office Office

GFT Technologies Vietnam Limited. Room 02-115, 2nd Floor, Lim Tower 3, Number 29A, Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street,
Da Kao Ward, District 1


T +44 20 3372 9200


Tim Osler / Dawn Blenkiron / Benjamin Tranham
[email protected] / [email protected] / [email protected]
Back to all GFT announcements

Derisk cloud projects: GFT achieves AWS migration and DevOps Competencies

Cloud usage has become a key driver for competitiveness and innovation in all industries. 80% of companies that move to the cloud are seeing improvements within less than six months*. But, as with all transformations, it is crucial that it be well managed. Competent partners are therefore crucial to making the journey to the cloud smooth and successful.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Competency certifications help companies decide who to rely on to facilitate their journey. AWS has now certified Migration Competency and DevOps Competency statuses for GFT Technologies.

GFT provides deep expertise across all phases of complex migration projects

These designations recognise that GFT provides deep expertise to help customers modernise their technology estate and successfully move to AWS. This covers all phases of complex migration projects and includes discovery, planning, migration and operations. For GFT’s clients, cloud computing has become key in securing and enhancing their competitiveness. Consequently, GFT has made great efforts to build its cloud competencies and deepen its collaboration with AWS. The cloud business, and membership of the AWS Partner Network, have been key drivers of the company’s strong growth for several years now.

Achieving the AWS Migration and DevOps Competencies collectively differentiates GFT as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member. It confirms that GFT provides specialised demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success with specific focus on:

- Migration Delivery
- Migration consulting
- Discover & Planning
- Workload-Mobility
- Application Profiling
- Data Migration
- Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery
- Monitoring, Logging, and Performance
- Infrastructure as Code

To achieve these AWS Competencies, APN Partners must possess deep AWS expertise and deliver solutions seamlessly on AWS. They must also demonstrate to external audit committees that they executed projects on behalf of clients and received testimony back from them to prove that they followed a set of best practices and principles, and employed methodologies conforming to AWS specifications. As part of the audit process, GFT has also had to demonstrate that it has positioned itself as a thought leader on DevOps and cloud migrations.

“These AWS Migration and DevOps Competency statuses reassure our clients. They know that with GFT their projects will run smoothly, with a clear focus on successful outcomes, that support the clients’ business goals,” said Alpesh Tailor, Executive Director of the Global Cloud Business Unit at GFT. “Migration and DevOps are key competencies, because obviously migration for many companies is the first step in using the cloud. Using DevOps methodologies in their projects they can accelerate time to market, be more responsive and customer centric while reducing cost and duplication of siloed teams - which ultimately leads to improving reliability.”

Use case analysed migration of over 600 applications

Projects audited for achieving Migration Competency status include migrations from various on-premise infrastructures to AWS, as well as cloud native microservices platforms. One of the use cases analysed involved the migration of over 600 applications. DevOps projects covered both greenfield projects and legacy transformation engagements. In those, GFT leveraged CI/CD tooling to increase efficiency.

AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from start-ups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.