Cloudify: Ensuring an Effortless Transition to a Secure Cloud Infrastructure

Nidish Nair, Head - Operations

Nidish Nair

Head - Operations

The cloud industry has become quite the game changer assisting organizations with their business operations. Majority of the organizations have jumped onto the cloud bandwagon with the adoption of cloud not just reducing costs but increasing efficiency, offering a competitive advantage, permitting direct interaction with customers in real-time and so on. Despite the exponential growth in cloud adoption, certain vendors have a set of fixed offerings and cannot appease every customer who may have specific requirements. Businesses have to employ multiple vendors for the varied dilemmas encountered; on whether the existing infrastructure can be used, training the in-house IT team on evolving technologies, retaining a support team resulting in the TCO being higher than the ROI. Mobility, security and compliance are additional upcoming issues that require being addressed efficiently. Cloudify, hailing from Chennai, comes to the fore with their gamut of services under one umbrella
catering to an enterprise client’s every need. The company leverages its partnership with Microsoft and understands each customer’s requirement and engineers a solution unique to that customer.

The company leverages its partnership with Microsoft and understands each customer’s requirement and engineers a solution unique to that customer

The company comprises of a datacenter designing team; if and when required, the technically skilled team can design a data center from scratch and assist with the procurement of the hardware needed and can determine which cloud ware is essential. Post consultation, the company extends its services for the implementation of the chosen solution. The solution is either implemented on their premise or on the cloud infrastructure. Once the implementation is executed, the managed services team consisting of highly trained technical personnel facilitates a proactive systems management approach to reduce risk and instantaneously identify root cause of issues and respond with valuable resolutions.
Apart from this, the company assures the customers of constant training, sessions and webinars thereupon which the in-house IT staff are up-to-date with the constantly evolving technologies in cloud computing. In its entirety, the company proffers hardware acquisition, software acquisition, high-end consultation, technology implementation and post implementation support & training. If confronted with any problem, the customer can directly approach Microsoft itself. “My employees are Microsoft certified and we are working with our account managers to warrant that the solution provided is as per the Microsoft standard and up-to-date as per the Microsoft cloud norms,” reveals Nidhin Nair, Head Operations, Cloudify.

Moreover, the company proclaims to adopt the same proposed technologies and analyze the pros and cons of the same. The team then proceeds to use their expertise attained from the product as well as their industry rich implementation experience when pitching solutions to the customers.

Having worked with some of the renowned companies like Microsoft, Mahindra Finance, RBI, Pepsico, Coca Cola, Tata Technologies and BioCell (NZ), Cloudify strives to retain their prominent position in the New Zealand and Indian market while they gradually endeavour to expand their global footprint in the coming years.