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December 9, 2015 - How They Passed AWS Managed Service Partner Audit ?

Julian Troake

Bill Saltys likens going through an Amazon Web Services (AWS) audit to become a Managed Service Partner (MSP) to running a marathon.

“It was a grueling interrogation,” said Saltys, Vice President of US Operations and Business Development at Apps Associates LLC, only partially in jest. The MSP achieved Premier Consulting Partner status at AWS in October.

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November 12, 2014 - AWS re:Invent 2014 – Enterprise Cloud Adoption at Booth 1136

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AWS ReInvent BlogAll of us at Apps Associates are excited to be at AWS re:Invent 2014 in Las Vegas this week. AWS re:Invent is the largest gathering of the global Amazon Web Services community with interesting presentations that can help you learn how to develop your cloud strategy, improve application performance and security, and reduce infrastructure costs. Continue reading “AWS re:Invent 2014 – Enterprise Cloud Adoption at Booth 1136”

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October 28, 2014 - What are the Benefits of the Cloud?

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What are the Benefits of the CloudCloud computing is having a dramatic effect on some of our work practices. Employees are working with many different devices such as laptops, tablets and phones, in any location across the world, supported by cloud computing. The transition to cloud computing helps organizations scale more quickly, adopt new technologies, and benefit from the flexibility of a “pay for what you use” model. Here are a few ways in which cloud computing can improve your working environment: Continue reading “What are the Benefits of the Cloud?”

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September 30, 2014 - Cloud Analytics Simplified at OpenWorld 2014 – Booth 3450

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Meet us at Booth 3450, Moscone West to learn how we leverage high-performance Oracle software and hardware to address your IT needs. Learn how Apps Associates can help you optimize your IT performance with proven expertise in the following areas:

Cloud Computing

Cloud provides greater agility, better compliance and security; reduced costs (no initial capital expense, only pay for what you use), elasticity, and fewer IT vendors. Continue reading “Cloud Analytics Simplified at OpenWorld 2014 – Booth 3450”

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September 23, 2014 - 4 Advantages of BI & Analytics for Small Business

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Over the years, large companies have benefited from business intelligence but the associated costs have made it difficult for small and mid-sized businesses (SMB) to achieve similar results. However, there are many ways in which SMBs can improve their productivity with business analytics. Although they may lack the resources to have an internal analytics team, there are software solutions which can provide the following benefits:

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September 16, 2014 - Application Deployment in Cloud – Migrating Mission Critical Applications

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Migrating Mission Critical ApplicationsYou can start the migration of mission critical applications with a Proof-of-Value (POV) pilot environment. With cloud, the advantages of a POV are two-fold: first, firstly, agility and speed of deployment (no equipment procurement lead time and cost, no borrowing or re-purposing of equipment) and, secondly, early engagement with the line-of-business. Continue reading “Application Deployment in Cloud – Migrating Mission Critical Applications”