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Blue Turtle’s cloud journey delivers rapid time to value and accurate ROI results for public cloud

Packaging its technical capabilities and industry knowledge, local solutions provider is helping customers scale into the public cloud with ease and cost effectively

Johannesburg, 17 Dec 2019
Read time 3min 10sec

Blue Turtle Technologies’ “Journey to the Cloud” programme and offerings draws on the collective Cloud experience within the company and packages a route to market for customers, enabling them to move to the cloud with confidence and ease.

With it's vast cloud competencies, Blue Turtle Technologies is ideally positioned to assist customers with an end-to-end cloud capability. Its Journey to the Cloud programme draws from five key pillars, namely assess, migrate, optimise, secure, and manage. The company is already simplifying the complexities of the public cloud along with being a subject matter and technical expert with a proven track record in each pillar

“With the South African Azure Data Centres now fully operational, our customers are focusing more and more on Azure and leveraging our expertise to simplify their use of these public cloud services,” says Avash Maharaj, head of Infrastructure, Cloud and Security at Blue Turtle. “But the move to cloud can be paved with complexity, which is why we have created this programme as a means to help our customers better understand their environment, and through personal engagement with clients, align their cloud aspirations with tangible business results.

“With our experience and technical capabilities, we help customers discover the inventory of their IT workloads and analyse that data to produce a rich, detailed report to begin their Journey to the Cloud, based on fact. After this we draw from the five pillars to ensure that their cloud journey isn’t just a road trip, but a journey with a destination,” he adds.

Within the remit of this offering, Blue Turtle can seamlessly and completely manage the migration of workloads to the public cloud (from any source), conduct workload migration readiness assessments, ascertain application compatibility, and conduct business service mapping. Cloud security and cost remain two of the biggest challenges facing businesses when considering the cloud. The company can notably assist customers by underpinning their migration strategy with information security industry best practices; securing identities, workloads and data; as well as manage and formulate working models for complete cloud cost control.

Through its in-depth knowledge of cloud infrastructure and architecture, its teams are already assisting customers with accurate analysis of their on-premise and cloud environments, and fully managing seamless migrations to the cloud. Its end-to-end cloud capabilities are tried and tested and done with minimal disruption to a customer’s business.

“Our job doesn’t end when a client is ‘living in the cloud’, we draw from the benefits of our best-of-breed technologies, as well as our subject matter experts, to drive optimal results for our clients. We consistently strive to reduce unnecessary spend for customers without impacting the performance of their business services.

“What we have learnt over our time as cloud experts is that customers often get led down a path of costly and unnecessary technology undertakings to map their move to cloud. With our approach, we are striving to ensure that the roadmap we provide is not just successful, but also technically superior in every way, as it is built on qualified and quantified best practices,” ends Maharaj.

Blue Turtle will be providing full insights into its offerings at the Microsoft Ignite 2020 where it is a Gold Sponsor of the event. Join the team at the Sandton Convention Centre on 30-31 January 2020 and speak to one of its many experts around your cloud requirements.

For more information, visit our website: http://blueturtle.co.za/microsoft-azure-cloud/

Blue Turtle Technologies

Blue Turtle Technologies provides solutions for optimising, enhancing and leveraging existing IT investment, and supporting the cost-effective delivery of new technology initiatives. With experience from mainframe to desktop, Blue Turtle delivers solutions for the effective management of IT infrastructures employing innovative software products, backed by ‘best-practice' implementation services. Blue Turtle's strategy leverages ‘best-in-class' software products brought together from leading international and South African software providers to deliver compelling and cost-effective technology management solutions to customers. For more information: www.blueturtle.co.za or info@blueturtle.co.za

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Blue Turtle Technologies Samantha Griffiths (+27) 11 206 5600 samanthag@blueturtle.co.za
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