August 17, 2012
ACTON, Mass., Aug. 17 — Apps Associates, in conjunction with Amazon Web Services (AWS), announced today the launch of a series of cloud-based environments for Oracle applications, technology and database customers. Cloud computing services is leading the drive behind the growth of IT outsourcing in 2012 from $3.4B USD to $5.0B USD, a 48.7% increased according to IT research firm, Gartner. The purpose of the "Try-It-Now-Free" labs is to provide a simple, effective way for Oracle users and IT community to gain hands-on experience with cloud services and to understand their application within the enterprise.
When asked about the overall impact these labs would have on the Oracle user community, Thiru Sadagopan, Practice Director for Infrastructure Services at Apps Associates LLC said, "These labs offer practical, hands-on glimpse of the changing landscape of computing. The shift to cloud-based is irreversible because of the enormous benefits for flexible, scalable, utility-based computing. For enterprise application and database customers represented by the Oracle installed base, the labs demonstrate the future state of high-velocity implementation and maintenance which is becoming mandatory. The cloud changes the equation for time-to-value for the enterprise."
Apps Associates, a Platinum level member in Oracle's PartnerNetwork is committed to simplifying the process of migrating Oracle applications and technologies to the cloud, in order to meet requirements like project based workloads, disaster recovery, POCs, and the successful backup and restoration of Oracle database. With the launch of these labs, Apps Associates has reaffirmed its ability to offer end-to-end services to its clients, right from the initial implementation stage to the deployment and support stages through its integrated approach to delivery.
Founded in 2002 by former Oracle employees, Apps Associates is an IT service provider offering proven expertise in Oracle applications and technologies, Currently, with over 500 consultants worldwide, Apps Associates operates globally in North America (Boston (HQ), New York, Atlanta, Chicago), Europe (Germany, Netherlands), Middle East and India, the site of our Global Development Center. Apps Associates is a Platinum Level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork with Specializations in E-Business Suite, Business Intelligence Foundation, Service Oriented Architecture and Oracle Database. Recognized as one of the fastest growing private U.S. companies by Inc. 500/5000 for 4 consecutive years and continuing to realize rapid growth, Apps Associates is setting a compelling standard for delivery & customer satisfaction. Our service and solutions cover the entire life cycle of IT consulting and execution from assessment & planning through implementation and ongoing, post-production management and support. We offer a broad spectrum of competencies including: Oracle Applications (Oracle E-Business Suite, Hyperion / Enterprise Performance Management, Fusion Applications), Business Intelligence, Fusion Middleware, Application and Database System Administration and Infrastructure Managed Services (On-Premise, Remote, Hosted, Cloud), Application Development (Java, .Net, Oracle Application Express), Microsoft SharePoint, and Apps University (Training Services). In addition, our solutions include ShipConsole, an Oracle validated shipping solution that has been tested and validated by Oracle to fully integrate with the Oracle E-Business Suite.
Source: Apps Associates
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