Acquisition of 1Strategy by TEKsystems demonstrates continued IT affect of AWS

Because the main public cloud supplier, Amazon Net Providers Inc. has not solely constructed its buyer base, it has additionally spawned an ecosystem of consultants and techniques integrators to help a rising portfolio of companies.

Through the AWS re:Invent convention this month, TEKsystems Inc., a worldwide techniques integrator, introduced that it had acquired 1Strategy, a Premier Consulting accomplice within the AWS Companion Community.

The 2 corporations intend to leverage a mutual familiarity with the increasing portfolio of AWS cloud options.

“There’s 175 companies right now; there have been 2,500 characteristic updates and releases throughout that AWS portfolio simply this 12 months alone,” stated Ricardo Madan (pictured, proper), vice chairman of know-how, services and products at TEKsystems. “The barrier that AWS has bubbled as much as the floor after which sifted off has been that integration into the enterprise. That’s been a metamorphosis that no one has actually enabled exterior of AWS.”

Madan spoke with John Partitions (@JohnWalls21) and Lisa Martin (@LisaMartinTV), co-hosts of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s cell livestreaming studio, throughout the AWS re:Invent occasion in Las Vegas. He was joined by Jen Doyle (pictured, left), vice chairman of operations at 1Strategy, and so they mentioned cultural transformation amongst their quite a few purchasers and the altering function of data know-how departments by wide-scale cloud adoption. (* Disclosure beneath.)

Cultural transformation

1Strategy consultants have deployed AWS options since 2007, and so they have seen modifications in the best way firms architect and optimize workloads on the general public cloud platform. The transformation is greater than technical.

“It’s been an enormous digital transformation. You may’t deny that. However the tradition transformation that’s going together with that has been actually phenomenal,” Doyle stated. “It’s not simply the technical aspect anymore; it's the enterprise aspect.”

That transformation in enterprise has additionally modified the function of IT in lots of organizations with the shift to the cloud. The IT division has moved from merely being a supplier of companies inside the firm to turning into a key aspect within the total enterprise technique.

“You didn’t actually take a look at know-how and IT as something greater than a utility,” Madan stated. “Now it’s a aggressive benefit.”

Watch the entire video interview beneath, and remember to take a look at extra of SiliconANGLE’s and theCUBE’s protection of the AWS re:Invent occasion. (* Disclosure: TEKsystems Inc. sponsored this phase of theCUBE. Neither TEKsystems nor different sponsors have editorial management over content material on theCUBE or SiliconANGLE.)

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