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Our Company

  • AWS Premier Partner and Audited Managed Service Provider
  • Microsoft Workloads Competency
  • Microsoft Azure Gold Partner

A leader in the post-hardware era, 2nd Watch walks alongside our clients to help them navigate and embrace change to provide better customer experiences through the blend of technology and innovation that is at our core. Our world-class cloud native capabilities in strategic consulting, workload design, technology deployments and workload management enable our clients to have the agility of a growth company and the security of a leader.

Born in the cloud over half a decade ago

Driven by innovation and the deep conviction that anything is possible with the right balance of agility and security, we are dedicated to staying in front of the cloud as we help our clients cope with this new technology, rapid innovation, competitive threats and developing a more efficient business process and walk alongside them in this post-hardware era for their success.

2nd Watch’s team of experts works with clients in 196 countries and 14 cloud regions worldwide from the United States and Canada to South America, Europe and the Asia Pacific.

Selected by global brands for our thought leadership and agility through tested, proven and trusted customer-obsessed solutions for people, processes and technology, we are hyper-focused on five solution areas: Mass Migration, Cloud-Native Applications & DevOps, Security, and Optimization.

A leader among global managed service providers

Gartner has recognized 2nd Watch for the third consecutive year in its Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Professional & Managed Services, Worldwide report. 2nd Watch is proud to be recognized for our completeness of vision and ability to execute.

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Focus on the enterprise at the core

2nd Watch provides cloud services for enterprise workloads in the public cloud. We have been recognized by Amazon Web Services as a Premier Partner for the better half of a decade and an audited and approved Managed Service Provider for our outstanding customer experiences, depth and breadth of our products and services, and our ability to scale to meet customer demand. We also hold the Microsoft Workload Competency and are a Microsoft Azure Gold Cloud Platform Partner. With over 200,000 instances under management monthly, operating in 14 worldwide regions and supporting customers in 196 countries, 2nd Watch is the largest cloud-native service provider.

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2nd Watch and Palo Alto Networks partner to bring centralized enterprise-grade security across multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environments. Combining 2nd Watch’s industry-leading cloud consulting expertise and Palo Alto Networks’ industry-leading enterprise security solutions, clients will achieve a greater proactive security posture and protected enterprise cloud platform.

2nd Watch’s VMware Cloud on AWS service helps you analyze the state of your VMware environment, design a sound hybrid architecture leveraging VMC on AWS and test base infrastructure capabilities within a hybrid topology for architectural integrity.

Learn more about our partnership                   Learn more about VMware on AWS


2nd Watch partners with CloudHealth Technologies as the cloud management platform to provide you detailed analysis, integrated reporting, and governance practices that enable enterprises to control resources and spend that maximizes return on your cloud investments. Recently acquired by VMware, CloudHealth Technologies is a flexible, scalable platform that manages hybrid and multi-cloud environments.