Gartner published its Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as Service, Worldwide earlier this year. What stood out for me in this recent MQ was one of the cautions provided for Amazon Web Services, which ranked the highest (amongst the other vendors evaluated) for completeness of vision and the ability to execute. I have quoted the caution below because it offers some practical advice that I would like to address.
Pete is the Vice President of Cloud Services at Apps Associates. Pete is responsible for overseeing 24×7 global operations. Pete has deep experience within the Private and Public Cloud and is a key contributor to not only internal projects but a sounding and consultative voice to our clients. The DNA of the 24X7 global operations team consists of highly skilled engineers in the Oracle, AWS and Private Cloud vertices.
Pete has over 23 years of experience in the managed hosting infrastructure and Database field. Prior to joining Apps, he led a global team that provided hosting an infrastructure services to over 1000 customers made up of over 3000 Enterprise class devices as well as managed the application teams that supported this infrastructure.