Enables faster, more predictable path to cloud computing
ATLANTA and SEATTLE, November 6, 2013 – Racemi, a provider of automated server migration software that streamlines the process of migrating workloads to public clouds, today announced that it has been selected by 2nd Watch, Inc., a global leader in building and deploying Amazon Web Services based IT operations for the enterprise , for on-boarding customers to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing platform.
2nd Watch is an AWS Premier Consulting Partner that manages more than 60,000 cloud computing instances for mid-size and enterprise companies and provides services from initial consulting and planning to implementation and on-going maintenance.
“Our role is helping our clients take advantage of cloud computing to run their business more efficiently and cost-effectively, so Racemi’s technology for fast, automated migrations is a great fit for us,” said Kris Bliesner, CEO and co-founder, of 2nd Watch. “We have completed 300-plus platform and data center migrations and guarantee 99.99 percent uptime on Amazon Web Services and are proud that our customers experienced zero business impact throughout the entire year.”
Racemi’s server imaging technology quickly migrates data even between dissimilar physical, virtual or private cloud platforms, reducing the on-boarding process from days to minutes.
Racemi software captures the entire server stack—including operating system, applications, and configuration—and automatically converts it to run on AWS by applying the necessary tools and drivers during the migration process. Existing workloads are migrated in their time-tested configuration.
“With our software, strategic partners like 2nd Watch can streamline project timelines while having better control over the migration process and the ability to predict their operational costs so they can run their business more efficiently and serve customers better,” said Lawrence Guillory, CEO, Racemi.
2nd Watch was founded in 2010 and provides complete services to its clients, including strategy and consulting, cloud migration, managed services, and custom cloud-based software development.
About 2nd Watch
2nd Watch is a global leader in building and deploying Amazon Web Services (AWS) based IT operations for enterprise customers. 2nd Watch assists customers in evaluating the economics of moving IT operations into AWS, designs and builds highly reliable and scalable AWS based enterprise IT platforms, and provides software tools and management services that enable enterprises to deploy, manage and optimize cloud-based IT operations infrastructure. 2nd Watch has effectively moved over 2MW of enterprise data center capacity into the AWS cloud as part of 300-plus platform and data center migrations. 2nd Watch is an AWS Premier Consulting Partner and is headquartered in Seattle, with offices in San Francisco, New York and Atlanta. For more information, try the TCO Calculator at tco.2ndwatch.com, email email@example.com, visit www.2ndwatch.com or call 1-888-317-7920.
Racemi, the moving company for the cloud, has been named a “Cool Vendor” and has received other industry awards. The company builds server provisioning and cloud migration technology that allows businesses to quickly migrate their existing physical and virtual servers between dissimilar physical, virtual, and cloud platforms and across geographies. For CSPs (cloud service providers), MSPs (managed service providers), and hosting providers, Racemi is the fastest and best method for on-boarding customers to their cloud or hosted offering. Racemi also enables customers and partners to automate private data center provisioning by leveraging its market-leading server imaging technology to rapidly provision physical, virtual or private cloud servers in any automated use case. For more information, visit www.racemi.com.
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Racemi, the moving company for the cloud, Cloud Path, and DynaCenter are marks of Racemi. 2nd Watch and the 2nd Watch logo are registered trademarks of 2nd Watch, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and certain other countries. All other trademarks referenced herein are the property of their respective owners.
Glenn Rossman, Baker Communications Group, 914-623-8354, Racemi@bakercg.com