How Public Cloud Accelerates Innovation
Ben Fellows, co-founder talks a little bit about his personal journey and some thoughts on product development in the software industry.
For ANZ based organisations, when it comes to choosing where to run your IT services there is no point trying to accelerate innovation and improve customer service using out-dated infrastructure and applications.
If you want to go along with the status quo and remove any doubt that your organisation is stuck in a time warp then choosing the “old way” of doing things makes sense: e.g. Build your own data centre, Waterfall projects, manual software deployments, PABX.
If you read this and cringe thinking “Here comes another Dev-Ops/ Agile article” then I’m not going to judge you, but you are probably being challenged with your current thinking.
I believe our thinking of how we deliver IT services should always be challenged and be aligned with the demands that customers place on businesses today.
The leading Public Cloud provider AWS has massive global infrastructure offering several data centres across separate regions from Sydney to South America, from Europe to SE Asia and the UK. This means whether you are small or large you can compete on a global scale.
For example if you are growing fast and have offices world wide, you can run and control IT services in the region of your choice, nearer your users .
Everything from Apps to VOIP to Virtual Desktops
You can run, provision and create everything from your email servers, custom applications/databases, third party applications, virtual desktops to VOIP phone systems all in the Public Cloud.
AWS as the leading public cloud vendor has several certifications for running software from leading vendors such as Oracle, Microsoft and SAP.
You can also scale your eCommerce sites, mobile apps, databases and other initiatives simply and cost effectively by only paying for what you need when you need it.
Agile, DevOps and Infrastructure — Shorter Delivery Timeframes
The IT industry continues to go through a major shakeup of how it writes software, builds infrastructure and adds value to the bottom line of businesses.
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