Apps Associates Announces Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Amazon Web Services

RISO migrates to AWS by leveraging Apps Associates solutions
supported by deep AWS skills

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apps Associates LLC has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement
with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) to provide services and develop
solutions for migration, hosting, and managed services (application,
infrastructure) on AWS. In particular, Apps Associates will leverage its
expertise and experience for customers with Oracle legacy applications,
databases, and technology.

AWS recognizes Apps Associates as a Premier Consulting Partner in the
AWS Partner Network (APN) with the knowledge, processes, and tools to
help customers cost-effectively plan and execute the transition and
management of complex Oracle environments to AWS. As a result of this
agreement, Apps Associates and AWS are committed to provide significant
resources to build and optimize related services and solutions in areas
such as:

  • Training of Apps Associates sales, marketing, and technical teams
  • Certification for technical associates
  • Marketing investment to promote the benefits of application migration
    to AWS
  • Sales enablement and customer engagement to simplify the transition to
    AWS
  • Program management and technical expertise from AWS Product and
    ProServe teams

Apps Associates has repeatedly demonstrated this expertise over the past
six years with over 80 Oracle workload migrations including 43
enterprise ERP applications. Chris Gattoni, Information Technology
Manager for RISO, Inc., described his experience with Oracle migration
to AWS: “Apps Associates migrated a complex set of business applications
including Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Business Intelligence and
Oracle Data Integrator to a single AWS environment supporting our North
America operations. It worked very well and the migration process was
very straight forward. The cutovers were completed smoothly, with zero
business disruption. Apps Associates manages the entire environment
today allowing us to focus on supporting our business and our
customers.” RISO is the global leader in digital duplicator technology
with products sold in 150 countries worldwide. RISO, Inc. is a wholly
owned subsidiary of RISO Kagaku Corporation, from Tokyo, Japan.

Apps Associates is working with AWS in targeted strategic areas, such as
Oracle migration and management. “Customers have deployed Oracle
applications and technology over many years in order to run their
business operations,” said Terry Wise, Global Vice President of Channels
and Alliances, Amazon Web Services, Inc. “We are excited to support Apps
Associates as they assist more customers to migrate these
mission-critical workloads to AWS, coupled with comprehensive
optimization and cloud managed services.”

Sridhar Bogelli, CEO of Apps Associates, adds, “Our customers continue
to invest in cloud transformation strategies which allow them to
increase agility, drive innovation, and reduce costs. Many of these
customers have legacy Oracle environments that are integral to business
operations and which are often highly customized. AWS provides a
market-leading breadth of services to optimize cloud-based
infrastructure and applications. Apps Associates has been working with
AWS since 2012, helping customers plan and execute a reliable path for
Oracle on AWS. We look forward to expanding the existing relationship
through this strategic initiative, reinforcing a common commitment to
customer success.”

About Apps Associates

Apps Associates is a global IT professional services firm offering
solutions for Cloud Migration and Managed Services, Analytics and
Integration. Our mission is focused on customer-centric services for
Oracle applications and technology which support the transformation to
cloud through competency, innovation and commitment to our clients and
associates. Apps Associates is a Premier Consulting Partner in the AWS
Partner Network and Managed Service Provider, Oracle Platinum Partner
and a Salesforce Silver Consulting Partner. Learn more about us at http://www.appsassociates.com.

Contacts

Carla Roddy
Apps Associates LLC
Tel: +1 (978) 853-2129
E-Mail:
Carla.Roddy@appsassociates.com

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