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Microland: Transforming IT Infrastructure Environments Using a
Setting the context
With increasing adoption and deployment of cloud-based technologies, the cloud services industry is projected to be valued at USD 95.7 billion globally by 2020. While the U.S. continues to be the largest market, the Asia-Pacific region will be the fastest growing one with a projected CAGR of 23.8 percent.
Incorporated in 1989 in Bangalore, Microland is a leader in Hybrid IT Services and has been rated as the preferred infrastructure partner of Microsoft for eight consecutive years. With over 3,600 certified professionals globally, Microland has enabled global enterprises in their transition from a traditional to a cloud-based IT infrastructure environment.
“The success of cloud-based technology has changed the dynamics of IT infrastructure services. We are spending around 8 percent of our revenues in R&D for hybrid services, consisting of both devices and data-centric platforms,” says Bobby MD, Senior Vice President-India, and Global Microsoft business. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, Microland has proven expertise in the Microsoft Azure IaaS service platform that can integrate seamlessly with the client’s existing infrastructure.
Using the Azure Lifecycle Services, Microland delivers seamless transition through their proprietary IP’s, namely Now2Cloud consulting and SmartCloud365 management platform. Both these proprietary assets assess the client’s readiness for the cloud and deliver a customized transformation roadmap for seamless migration.
Our 25+ years of association with Microsoft has brought about a transformation from being just a solution provider to that of a strategic partner today
Besides providing complete lifecycle services and solutions, Microland’s advisory services for clients include point-of-contact cloud adoption services and 24/7 management services to enable companies to select the right cloud environment on the basis of workloads and costs. “For cloud migration services, we have invested in setting up rapid deployment factories and zero-defect migrations to help customers migrate in the shortest time period under the Microsoft-approved framework.” He adds, “Our core focus is in our ability to manage these deployed technologies onsite and remotely, which makes us the preferred Microsoft partner for many global enterprises.”
With over 200 cloud transformations delivered, Microland is poised to be the global provider of next-generation IT infrastructure services. The company has been recognized as the ‘Gartner Cool Vendor 2015’ in IT Operations Management and rates among the 20 most promising cloud computing companies.
Speaking of the road ahead, Bobby stresses on the potential of Robotic processes and workflow automation, along with the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) and hyper-converged infrastructure. The company is focussed on creating IoT-ready data centers for the future. He concludes, “The strong growth of IT cloud-based start-ups, which are leveraging the SaaS model, bodes well for the future, along with the emergence of new technologies such as IoT and CX-based solutions.”