Major shifts have been happening in the world of IT. Cloud is becoming the de facto standard as market adoption hurdles to a majority position. With that, the time has come to embrace cloud solutions so you can focus on accelerating the growth of your business – not on operational management and maintenance such as unforeseen system issues and unplanned downtime. In fact, most senior management professionals are already on board with the need to migrate to the cloud, with 86 percent of IT decision makers (ITDMs) saying they have mandated adopting a cloud migration strategy. But what’s holding some businesses back?
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Bill Saltys is Senior Vice President, Alliances. Bill is responsible to drive the strategic direction of a cross-functional program across Apps Associates focused on customer value through alliances with industry leaders that will enable cloud adoption, transformation and managed services. Prior to joining Apps Associates, Bill held executive and senior management positions within the high technology sector in both entrepreneurial firms and Fortune 500 companies such as Texas Instruments and Digital Equipment Corporation in the areas of strategic planning & engineering.
One of our clients, a leading financial organization was looking to move their existing on-premises applications into AWS cloud. They turned to Apps Associates to help them design and develop several frameworks to automate the deployment securely to AWS.
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Balaji Bobba is a Principal Consultant with Apps Associates. He has 13+ years of experience in IT industry in the areas of software development in Java, J2EE, BigData, DevOps, Hadoop, Spark, Amazon web services, NoSQL and various open source technologies. In his current role at Apps Associates he focuses on developing various DevOps automation framework to deployments of on-prem Applications into AWS cloud.
What organizations would put servers in a Private Cloud? There
are many companies who have chosen or are considering putting their environments in the Private Cloud. The move to giants like Amazon Web Services (AWS) is inevitable for all companies as the value of utility cloud computing is proven. While the breadth of services that the Public Cloud platforms currently offer far outweigh what can be offered in a Private Cloud, there are benefits to the Private Cloud that you should consider. Many companies have legacy applications on-premises and they aren’t ready to lose physical touch with them. (We affectionately call these people server huggers.) On the other hand,
the company may have risk, compliance, and governance requirements that drive toward the Private Cloud. These folks want (or need) their applications to run in a more controlled and segregated environment. This is where the Private Cloud comes into play.
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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.