Ben PastroAuthor

February 27, 2017 - Delivering a Better Customer Experience with Salesforce

Ben Pastro

Kronos-Blog-ImageOrganizations must provide a seamless experience for their customers and employees or risk losing them. The challenge of integrating systems to support a seamless experience has grown with the adoption of the cloud.  More narrowly focused SaaS applications are replacing complex on-premises systems that offered this capability only after years of development and deployment.  The world of integration often includes cloud to cloud and cloud to on-premises scenarios.  Continue reading “Delivering a Better Customer Experience with Salesforce”

Ben Pastro
Ben is the President of Apps Associates. Ben is responsible for growing the company’s services & solutions portfolio to help its customers improve their businesses. Consistent with Apps Associates’ DNA, Ben brings a tremendous focus on establishing long-term customer partnerships and associate development.
Julian TroakeAuthor

February 9, 2017 - Hosting Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) on the AWS Cloud – Cost Saving

Julian Troake

Oracle ERP and Database Migration to the AWS CloudThe proof keeps stacking up that companies are successfully hosting Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) on the AWS Cloud. This winning combo of Oracle EBS and AWS Cloud produces reduced costs and increased performance that exceed customers’ expectations. Continue reading “Hosting Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) on the AWS Cloud – Cost Saving”

Julian Troake
Julian is the Marketing Director at Apps Associates and is responsible for developing and implementing the marketing strategy. Julian has a broad background in IT services marketing, communications, internet marketing, and sales support and has delivered successful marketing campaigns across the globe. Prior to joining Apps Associates, Julian held senior positions in Fortune 500 companies like Xerox and EMC Corporation.
Cyndee MilleyAuthor

December 8, 2016 - The Importance of Defining Cloud Security Responsibilities

Cyndee Milley

Cloud Security ResponsibilitiesAs migration into the Cloud accelerates, the criticality of identifying who owns security responsibilities becomes imperative. What are the responsibilities of the Cloud infrastructure provider, the managed service provider, and the end customer? Delineation of these lines of responsibilities are key to a clear set of mutual expectations, an unambiguous Master Services Agreement (MSA), and, perhaps most importantly, a well-coordinated security incident response. Understanding who holds what information and how to tap into it can save valuable time in evaluating the extent of a suspected security event Continue reading “The Importance of Defining Cloud Security Responsibilities”

Cyndee Milley
Cyndee is the Director of Compliance and Internal Controls in Apps Associates Cloud Services Practice and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). In addition to possessing a background in audit and compliance, Cyndee’s experience extends into IT security, user interface design, process improvement and information architecture. Prior to joining Apps Associates, Cyndee held positions at Charter Communications and Data Intensity.
Greg BouchillonAuthor

April 20, 2016 - What is the most important change we need to make when adopting cloud technology?

Greg Bouchillon

Cloud Blog PostIn my webinar and ebook, I talked about the new methodology we’re using at Apps Associates to foster successful cloud adoption. In this post, I want to delve deeper into a particular aspect of cloud adoption that is crucial for success: change management. Continue reading “What is the most important change we need to make when adopting cloud technology?”

Greg Bouchillon
Greg Bouchillon is the Oracle Cloud Practice Director at Apps Associates LLC.
With 20 years of operational experience across a wide range of industries, Greg brings a track record of developing highly-efficient support centers and shared services operations groups with a skill for developing talent and creating mature operating models.
Ravi MadabhushanamAuthor

September 18, 2014 - How Midsize Businesses Can Benefit from Cloud Computing

Ravi Madabhushanam

How_Midsize_Businesses_Can_Benefit_from_Cloud_Computing Many midsize businesses have considered the cloud for their IT systems as it has revolutionized business processes by reducing costs, increasing agility and improving scalability resulting in increased IT efficiency. In order to face challenges successfully and remain competitive in today’s global environment, organizations have to stay agile and focused. The following are some of the advantages of using the cloud: Continue reading “How Midsize Businesses Can Benefit from Cloud Computing”

Ravi Madabhushanam
Ravi Madabhushanam is a Solution Architect in the Infrastructure Managed Services Team at Apps Associates. He has worked with various clients in architecting enterprise class cloud environments, planning and executing cloud migration projects.
Satyendra PasalapudiAuthor

September 4, 2014 - Top 5 Benefits of Cloud Storage and Backup

Satyendra Pasalapudi

Top-5-Benefits-of-Cloud-Storage-and-BackupMany businesses are using the cloud for storage and backup. Cloud storage is nothing but a remote storage location which can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. Apart from increasing efficiency and reducing costs, cloud storage offers many benefits such as: Continue reading “Top 5 Benefits of Cloud Storage and Backup”

Satyendra Pasalapudi
Satyendra is the Associate Practice Director, Infrastructure Managed Services at Apps Associates and handles strategic initiatives in cloud and big data. He has over 15 years of diverse international experience in the IT industry and is an accomplished database professional, author, and speaker. Satyendra is an Oracle ACE and the Co-founder & Vice President of the All India Oracle Users Group (AIOUG) and is a frequent speaker at various Oracle conferences. Satyendra has bootstrapped various Strategic Business Units in his career and has worked with APTS, Pointsoft, Kenexa, Dell and Megasoft before joining Apps Associates.