Mission Cloud Score

Benchmark your environment against AWS best practices.


Score Your Cloud Against AWS Best Practices

With Mission Cloud Score you can see how your architecture performs against the well-architected pillars that define best practices for AWS. Learn how your cost efficiency, operations, security, reliability, and performance rank and see any issues clearly enumerated.

Over time you can track and measure your score as your infrastructure changes, so that you can build with confidence, assured that you’ve architected with all of the measures AWS considers necessary for a state-of-the-art back-end.



Measure Your Architecture and Know Exactly Where You Stand

Mission Cloud Score shows you exactly what you want to know about your AWS environmental health and helps you keep tabs on it. See at a glance your adherence to best practices and learn what you need to do if you’re out of alignment with any.

Your Health at a Glance

When launching a new initiative, you can check to see how your score is impacted. Learn when you’ve created a security concern or repaired an operational gap in real-time.

Pinpoint Problems

We list and quantify every issue detracting from your score, so you can see every open concern and get a clear sense for its level of urgency.

Graph Your Growth

As your score changes, we’ll chart the difference, showing when your architecture is moving in the right direction or when an initiative needs support or re-working.


Rely On Trusted Tooling and Precise Answers

The Mission Cloud Score is generated using a proprietary algorithm we’ve honed through working with hundreds of customers. In combination with data from your environment and AWS’s own tooling, this algorithm triangulates a score to measure the viability of your environment across each of the well-architected pillars.

Authoritative Insights

We rely on some of the most accurate and widely trusted tools for measuring your environmental health on AWS. Your Mission Cloud Score is calculated using AWS Trusted Advisor, AWS Security Hub, and AWS Compute Optimizer checks. 

See Which Resources Are Impacted

When something impairs your score, you can see the exact resources which have triggered the missed check and even download this list to use with other tooling.

A Feed of Your Most Recent Changes

Every time a check’s status changes, you’ll get a notification in our activity feed, so you can see exactly what caused the change.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1: How is the Mission Cloud Score Calculated?

Answer: The Cloud Score is updated each night using the latest results from the Scorecard checks sourced from AWS Trusted Advisor, AWS Security Hub, and AWS Compute Optimizer. These results feed into an algorithm to return a Mission Cloud Score between 0 and 10. 

Question 2: Is Mission Cloud Score Free?

Answer: Yes, it is. Mission Cloud Score is free of charge for the first ten AWS accounts it is connected to. If you need to connect it to more than ten accounts to measure your environment, a small charge will be incurred for each account above ten that you add.

Question 3: Is Mission Cloud Score a Part Of Mission Control? What’s the Difference?

Answer: Mission Cloud Score is powered by Mission Control but is just one feature of the larger Mission Control platform. With Mission Control, you’ll also get a team of Cloud Analysts to analyze the findings of your Scorecard, help you contextualize its meaning, and even suggest recommendations and improvements you can make to your overall environmental health. You also get a 24/7 support team and regular reviews of your environment to cover subjects like governance, cost management, performance, and modernization.

Question 4: Wow, one of my pillars is a lot lower than I expected. What should I do?

Answer: Talk to us! In addition to this free tooling, Mission Cloud also has Professional services teams standing by that can help you diagnose and remediate all kinds of issues with AWS infrastructure. We’ll take time to listen to your objectives, suggest strategies for how to get where you want to go, and provide you with the hands-on-keyboard talent to take you there.

Question 5: Will using Mission Cloud Score expose my environment to Mission?

Answer: Mission uses the principle of least privilege in Cloud Score. During onboarding & configuration, only one MissionCloudScore IAM role will be deployed which provides read-only access to the AWS Support API and the AWS Trusted Advisor API. These roles are deployed securely through a CloudFormation template.

Question 6: What’s a “good enough” score for most companies?

Answer: While we do assign a value of “optimized,” “well optimized,” and “highly optimized,” depending on your score, it’s realistic to say no real answer to this one. For example, if your customers are security-conscious or you’re working with sensitive data, like financial or medical information, even a few missing points on security could be a major concern. Whereas a data storage company may be most concerned about reliability, because a low score there can indicate you’re at risk of data loss with an outage. While the score itself isn’t subjective, its meaning for your particular business and industry will be.


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