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Mission’s 2020 End-of-Year Recap

2020 has been a challenging year for us all. With that said, Mission pivoted to meet the needs of the moment, launching relevant new services that solve for the challenges that businesses on AWS are facing today. Let’s take a look back at some of Mission’s biggest accomplishments this year.

Service announcements

Mission Launches Its Most Comprehensive AWS Managed Cloud Service With Mission Cloud One

Mission Cloud One provides continuous, proactive, and expert hands-on AWS support, optimization and management, all in one integrated service.

Mission Launches Managed Service For AWS Threat Detection & Incident Response

Mission MDR provides 24/7, fully-managed security and incident response for mission-critical AWS environments, leveraging Alert Logic.

Mission Launches Cloud Foundation To Set A Higher Standard For AWS Cost Optimization And Governance

The new service provides AWS-certified experts and tools for better AWS efficacy and cost control – included for any business that takes part in Mission’s AWS resale program.

AWS Competencies Attained

Mission Achieves AWS Migration Competency

Mission’s sixth AWS Competency designation recognizes the provider’s proven end-to-end expertise optimizing AWS migration planning, cost efficiency, security, availability, and performance.

Mission Achieves AWS SaaS Competency Status

The AWS managed services provider enables customers to fully leverage the power of AWS to migrate, architect, manage, scale, and optimize their SaaS and cloud-native solutions.

Certifications Earned

Mission Earns SOC 2 Type II Certification For Data Security Controls And Processes

In a successful audit, Mission proves its effective handling of the security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy of customers’ data in AWS environments.

Major Awards

Mission Named To The Inc. 5000 – Inc. Magazine’s Annual List Of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

The AWS managed services provider achieves the new honor on the strength of its sustained revenue growth.

Mission Honored By Los Angeles Business Journal As One Of The Best Places To Work In LA

With new and extensive benefits for its now-distributed workforce and a strong focus on inclusivity and employee health, Mission earns recognition as a top-five employer in Los Angeles.

Mission Ranks 2nd On The 2020 CRN® Fast Growth 150 List With 795% Revenue Growth

AWS managed services and consulting partner sees exceptional growth driven by AWS migration, performance, and cost-optimization demand from enterprises, SMBs, and startups.

Mission Named To CRN’s 2020 Solution Provider 500 List

AWS managed services and consulting partner again earns the CRN honor on the basis of earned revenue.

Mission Recognized On CRN’s 2020 Elite 150 List Of Top Managed Service Providers

Achieving significant year-over-year business growth, Mission continues to excel at architecting, migrating, managing, and optimizing customers’ AWS environments.

Mission Named To Built In LA’s 2020 ‘Best Places To Work’ List

The AWS consulting and managed cloud services company also earns recognition for its employee benefit program.

New Partnerships

CloudChomp Announces Their Partnership With Mission

As a leader in migration planning and discovery tools, CloudChomp provides customers the ability to make data driven decisions using live utilization data.

Mission Now Providing SMBs With Managed Data & Analytics Platform For AWS

Mission partners with Cloudwick to become the exclusive SMB reseller of Amorphic – the first fully-managed unified data & analytics platform for the AWS Cloud.

Mission Partners with AlertLogic for Managed Detection and Response Service

In partnership with AlertLogic, Mission offers Mission MDR, a Managed Detection and Response service designed to secure your AWS environment with a combination of advanced detection technology, deep security expertise, and hands-on AWS infrastructure talent.

Standout conference: AWS re:Invent

re:Invent was virtual this year, so we pivoted our approach. We viewed keynotes and leadership sessions online and published a series of video blogs with our reactions/insights. You can view these video blogs here:

Mission Talks: Andy Jassy Re:Invent Keynote 2020 Insights [Video]

In this blog, Mission cloud consulting experts dive into some of the highlights from Andy Jassy’s keynote at re:Invent 2020.

Mission Talks: AWS Security Session Re:Invent 2020 Insights [Video]

In this blog, Mission cloud consulting experts dive into some of the highlights from the re:Invent leadership session on security, identity, and compliance.

Mission Talks: AWS Infrastructure Session 2020 Insights [Video]

In this blog, Mission cloud consulting experts dive into some of the highlights from the re:Invent Infrastructure Keynote.

Mission Talks: AWS Containers Session Re:Invent 2020 Insights [Video]

In this blog, Mission cloud consulting experts dive into some of the highlights from the Containers leadership session at re:Invent.

Mission Talks: Dr. Werner Vogels Re:Invent Keynote 2020 Insights [Video]

In this blog, Mission cloud consulting experts dive into some of the highlights from Dr. Werner Vogels’ keynote at re:Invent 2020.

Mission Talks: AWS Serverless Session Re:Invent 2020 Insights [Video]

In this blog, Mission cloud consulting experts dive into some of the highlights from the serverless leadership session at re:Invent 2020.

Virtual Events

2020 was a year full of virtual events — here were a couple that stood out.

Lower Your AWS Bill Today

This webinar provided a comprehensive list of suggestions for lowering your AWS bill. This topic is always top of mind, but took on even more importance at the start of the pandemic. 

AWS Migration Workshop for Startups

Targeted to startups, this workshop illustrated the business benefits of migrating to the AWS cloud as well as best practices for migrating effectively. 

Blog Posts 

Here are a couple of our most popular blog posts this year.

AWS CloudFormation vs. Terraform: Which One Should You Choose?

Learn more about the differences between infrastructure as code tools AWS CloudFormation  and Terraform to determine which one is right for you.

Amazon EBS vs EFS vs S3: Picking the Right AWS Storage Option For Your Business 

Learn more about the differences between EBS, EFS, and S3.

Last but not least…

Mission employees earned 40 AWS certifications this year.

From all of us here at Mission, have a happy and safe holiday season, and stay tuned for exciting new announcements in 2021!

Securing every step of your SaaS Journey

Implementing a strong security protocol in the cloud is often considered an obstacle, requiring expensive in-house security specialists that many organizations don’t have. As a result, security can become an afterthought — a mistake that organizations simply can’t afford to make.

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