September 22, 2023

Success in the Cloud: Choosing an AWS partner



Whether your organisation is planning an Amazon Web Services (AWS) migration, just getting started, or looking for further growth opportunities, having a reliable cloud partner is absolutely essential. Here at Theta, we'll support your business to ensure you get the most out of your AWS investment.

The role of an AWS Partner

An AWS partner plays a significant role in helping your organisation to leverage AWS cloud services. Depending on your specific requirements, a partner can do everything from complete cloud migration to optimising performance in the cloud to handling your security and compliance needs. Ideally, they should have a broad range of knowledge in key areas, including analytics, security and cloud architecture, and proven experience in your industry is a bonus.

AWS overview

If you're already using AWS and just want to know how we can help you here at Theta, skip this section. For those still weighing up options, here's a quick summary of its key benefits:

A user-friendly platform

The AWS Management Console is relatively easy to navigate, especially for basic tasks and services - ideal for less technical users. However, AWS itself is vast: as your AWS requirements and usage grow, you really do need people with a deeper understanding of the intricacies.  


Like most other cloud platforms, this platform is easy to scale. As well as an array of tools and solutions to help with this (CloudWatch, Lambda, EC2 Auto Scaling, to name a few), you can support scalability with good architecture and the appropriate AWS services.


Whatever programming languages, operating systems, and web app platforms you're using, AWS can handle your requirements.


It goes without saying that a cloud platform needs to have a high level of built-in security. AWS has several layers to keep your organisation safe.

  • Data protection
  • Identity and access management
  • Infrastructure protection
  • Threat detection and continuous monitoring
  • Compliance and data privacy

Working with a partner who can also oversee more complex security requirements is becoming increasingly important.

Why select Theta as your AWS Partner

As an AWS Partner based in New Zealand, we offer extensive services and support for your business. Our approach is to establish strong foundations whilst also looking for new opportunities, meaning you can get on with your day-to-day business while we make and suggest improvements. Whilst we can meet almost any requirements you have around AWS, our core services include:

  • Designing new AWS environments
  • Building bespoke applications to deploy on AWS infrastructure
  • Supporting AWS environments
  • Leveraging your data to build Modern Data Platforms on AWS using technologies such as Snowflake, Databricks or Amazon Redshift

Strengths and experience

We've worked with AWS for more than seven years, with many of our certified consultants also bringing extensive experience from previous roles. Our specialist industry knowledge areas include energy (specifically, trading platforms), banking/financial services, telecommunications, insurance, media and aviation. We're a trusted partner for NZ organisations as well as large, global enterprises.

As a one-stop-shop for business technology, you have access to a broad range of specialists within Theta, including trained cyber security professionals, analytics experts and some of NZ's best cloud architects. This support network means less friction caused by going between vendors and ensures you get the work done quickly, securely and with the people you trust to do it right.

In today's ever-evolving business landscape, staying ahead of the game is crucial. You'll know the rapid growth of artificial intelligence (AI) has created numerous cloud risks and opportunities, and our team at Theta is ready to help you navigate this.


If you're looking for an NZ-based AWS partner that can handle even the most complex of AWS requirements, let's talk. We're passionate about giving Kiwi businesses the support they need to not just succeed in the cloud, but to thrive.