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ClearScale Achieves APN Competencies for DevOps, Mobile, and Marketing and Commerce from Amazon Web Services

ClearScale Achieves APN Competencies for DevOps, Mobile, and Marketing and Commerce from Amazon Web Services

ClearScale, a leader in cloud systems integration and an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) Premier Consulting Partner, announced it has achieved the APN Competencies for DevOps, Mobile, and Marketing and Commerce.

"ClearScale is honored to achieve three simultaneous APN Competencies and we are proud to be included in the launch of the DevOps Competency," said Pavel Pragin, CEO of ClearScale. "Along with our APN Big Data Competency, these new competencies validate our depth of expertise on AWS and our ability to deliver customer success with DevOps, mobile, and marketing and commerce solutions that utilize the breadth of AWS Cloud offerings."

The APN DevOps Competency highlights APN Partners who demonstrate deep capabilities delivering continuous integration, continuous delivery, and configuration management.  They help customers transform their business to be more efficient and agile by leveraging the AWS platform and DevOps principles.

"The DevOps approach is a fundamental ClearScale operating principle and is the foundation of all client engagements," said Pragin. "DevOps is a core competency at ClearScale and we extend DevOps efficiency and agility to our clients through our expertise with partner technologies from AWS, Chef, and Docker."

APN Mobile Competency Partners provide developer solutions to mobile-first businesses to help build, test, analyze and monitor their mobile apps on AWS. ClearScale has a full mobile development and mobile backend development practice on AWS and delivers end-to-end solutions for companies with mobile needs.

ClearScale recently delivered a mobile app recommendation engine for The Globe and Mail's new mobile application that provides readers with relevant article recommendations in real time. The engagement with ClearScale enabled easier management of the Globe's mobile app production, staging, and development environments on AWS through automation from Chef, AWS CloudFormation, and AWS OpsWorks.

"I was impressed with ClearScale's ability to deliver such a complex yet robust, custom system, within our tight timelines," said Michael O'Neill, Director of Data Science at The Globe and Mail, Canada's #1 weekday and weekend newspaper. "They are extremely capable - we chose the right vendor."

APN Marketing & Commerce Competency Partners have demonstrated technical capabilities and success in helping marketers and retail customers by delivering cloud-based marketing and eCommerce solutions. ClearScale has designed and architected cloud infrastructure and applications on AWS for digital marketing and eCommerce use cases such as eCommerce and CMS platform rollouts, ad tech, marketing web properties, and content delivery systems.

ClearScale enabled Shinola Detroit to migrate their eCommerce platform to AWS including automation with Chef and AWS CloudFormation of Shinola's Drupal and Magento instances. ClearScale helped Shinola's DevOps team become more agile and efficient by automating routine, manual infrastructure management tasks.

"ClearScale helped us strategically and tactically migrate from a physical hosting environment to a robust and scalable AWS Cloud infrastructure," said Michael Chandler, Director, Shinola Detroit.

To learn more about ClearScale, visit http://www.clearscale.net or call 800-589-7986.

About ClearScale

ClearScale is an APN Premier Consulting Partner and delivers best-of-breed cloud systems integration, application development, and managed services. ClearScale has partnered with hundreds of clients to design, build, deploy, automate, and manage custom infrastructure solutions on AWS. ClearScale's team of AWS-certified systems engineers, architects, and developers create and launch advanced cloud deployments with a focus on automation to increase efficiency, agility, and scalability. ClearScale utilizes key cloud technologies from partners like AWS, Chef, and Docker to ensure that clients benefit from the best solutions on the market.

Register FREE Before Friday! ▸ Here
Your registration includes:

▸ DevOps sessions
▸ Containers sessions
▸ Microservices sessions

The @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo - to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California - will expand the DevOps community, enable a wide sharing of knowledge, and educate delegates and technology providers alike. Recent research has shown that DevOps dramatically reduces development time, the amount of enterprise IT professionals put out fires, and support time generally. Time spent on infrastructure development is significantly increased, and DevOps practitioners report more software releases and higher quality.

DevOps Summit 2015 Silicon Valley
(November 3-5, 2015, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA)

DevOps Summit 2016 New York
(June 7-9, 2016, Javits Center, Manhattan)


Photo: @DevOpsSummit Silicon Valley, November 2014

Speaking Proposals Open
The 5th International @DevOpsSummit, co-located with 17th International Cloud Expo - being held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA - announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss.
Submit your speaking proposal today! ▸ Here

Sponsorship Opportunities Open
@DevOpsSummit, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world.
Sponsor @DevOpsSummit ▸ Here
Download Show Prospectus ▸ Here

DevOps Summit Power Panel | Balancing the Three Pillars of DevOps

In this @DevOpsSummit Power Panel - moderated by Andi Mann (founder of @Sageable) - Shannon Williams, co-founder of Rancher Labs; Haseeb Budhani, co-founder and CEO of Soha; and Dalibor Siroky, Director and co-founder atPlutora; discussed how to balance these three pillars of DevOps, where to focus attention (and resources), where organizations might slip up with the wrong focus, how to manage change and risk in all three areas, what is possible and what is not, where to start, and especially how new structures, processes, and technologies can help drive a new DevOps culture.

Microservices & IoT Power Panel at @DevOpsSummit
Buzzword Alert: Microservices and IoT at a DevOps conference? What could possibly go wrong?

In this Power Panel at @DevOpsSummit, moderated by Jason Bloomberg, president of Intellyx, panelists Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at Akana; Lori MacVittie, Evangelist for F5 Networks; and Troy Topnik, ActiveState's Technical Product Manager; and Otis Gospodnetić, founder of Sematext; peeled away the buzz and discuss the important architectural principles behind implementing IoT solutions for the enterprise. As remote IoT devices and sensors become increasingly intelligent, they become part of our distributed cloud environment, and we must architect and code accordingly. At the very least, you'll have no problem filling in your buzzword bingo cards.

SYS-CON.tv Interviews By Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff
Otis Gospodnetic of Sematext ▸ Video
Dalibor Siroky of Plutora ▸ Video
Charles Kendrick of Isomorphic Software ▸ Video
Jeremy Steinert of WSM International ▸ Video


Site 24x7 (@Site24x7) booth at @DevOpsSummit New York

Containers & Microservices Expo To Be Colocated with @DevOpsSummit Silicon Valley, November 3-5, 2015 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
SYS-CON Events announced on June 9, 2015 at the Javits Center that the 2nd "Containers & Microservices Conference" will take place November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA, and the "Third Containers & Microservices Conference" will take place June 7-9, 2016, at Javits Center in New York City.

Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.

Microservices focuses on the business and technology of the software architecture design pattern, in which complex applications are composed of small, independent processes communicating with each other using language-agnostic APIs.

Containers are not being considered for the first time by the cloud community, but a current era of re-consideration has pushed them to the top of the cloud agenda.

Rather than just stuff an OS into a container, for example, developers and deployers should consider a spectrum of microservices and what they can do.

New York and Silicon Valley Sponsors and Exhibitors
During our last New York and Silicon Valley events, over 12,000 (audited) delegates registered and participated in the world's largest DevOpsContainers, and Microservices show, colocated with Cloud Expo. Our conference delegates met with over 150 of the world's leading technology pioneers that were among the sponsors and exhibitors, including:


@DevOpsSummit New York (June 9-11, 2015) Actifio Booth at the Javits Center

Acision, Actifio, ActiveState, AgilePoint, AIC , Akana, AlertLogic, Ambernet, Amplidata, Apacer Memory America Inc., Appcore, AppDynamics, AppZero, Aria Systems, Arista Networks, Automic, Avere Systems, Axis Communications, B2CLOUD, Basic6, Bestwebdesignagencies.com, Bitium, Blue Box , BMC, BroadSoft, Brother , Bsquare, BUMI, CA, Inc., Calm.io, CenturyLink, Ciqada, CiRBA, Cisco, Cloudant, an IBM Company, Cloudian, CoalFire, CodeFutures, COLUMN Technologies, CommVault, connect2.me, Connected Data, CrashPlan/Code42, Creative Business Solutions , Cynny Italia S.r.l, Dasher, dcVAST, DEAC, Dell, DevOps.com, Distrix , DragonGlass, Dyn, Edgecast , ElasticBox, Emcien, Endstream Communications/Open Data Centers, EnterpriseDB, e-SignLive, by Silanis, Esri, Evident.io, FierceDevOps, FireHost, Genband, Gigamon, GoodData, Gridstore, Harbinger Group , IAPP, IBM, IDenticard Access Control, Imperva,


SYS-CON Media CEO Carmen Gonzalez (@GonzalezCarmen) at the Javits Center, Manhattan the day before @DevOpsSummit New York 2015 opens

IndependenceIT, Infor, InMage, Innodisk, Intelligent Systems, Isomorhpic , ITinvolve, iwNetworks, Ixia, iXsystems , Jelastic, Kintone, KOTRA , Liaison, Litmus Automation, MangoApps, Matrix.org, MediaTek Labs, MetraTech (now part of Ericsson), Microsoft, Navisite, Net Access , Nimble Storage, NuoDB, Inc., Objectivity, OMG, Open Data Centers, OpenCrowd, Optimal Design, Oracle, OutSystems, Parasoft, Peak10, Peer 1 Hosting, PluralSight, Plutora, ProfitBricks, PubNub, Quality Technology Services , Quantum, Qubell, RackWare , Rancher Labs, Red Hat, r-evolutionapp , RingStor, Robomq.io, SafeLogic, SAP, ScaleMP, Seagate, Secure Infrastructure & Services, Sematext , SendGrid , Serena Software, Sherweb, SimpleECM, Site 24x7, Smartvue Corporation, SOASTA, SoftLayer, an IBM Company, SoftwareAG, Soha, Solgenia, SPAN Systems, Spirent, StackIQ, Stateless Networks, Storpool, Stratogent, Stratoscale, Supermicro, SUSE, Tau Institute, Telecity, Telehouse, Telestax, The New York Times , The Vision Times, TierPoint, TMCnet, Transparent Cloud Computing Consortium, Tufin, Ulunsoft, Utimaco, VASCO Data Security, Veeam, Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Vicom Computer Services, VictorOps, Virtustream, VITRIA Technology, Vormetric, WHOA.com, Will Jaya, Windstream, WSM - Website Movers International, Zentera Systems, Zerto.


Two @DevOpsSummit New York faculty mebers, Docker's John Willis (@botchagalupe) with Docker's Jerome Petazzoni (@jpetazo) on the expo floor


Rancher Labs booth at @DevOpsSummit New York was packed for three days

About SYS-CON Media & Events
SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com) has since 1994 been connecting technology companies and customers through a comprehensive content stream - featuring over forty focused subject areas, from Cloud Computing to Web Security - interwoven with market-leading full-scale conferences produced by SYS-CON Events. The company's internationally recognized brands include among others Cloud Expo® (@CloudExpo), Big Data Expo® (@BigDataExpo), DevOps Summit(@DevOpsSummit), @ThingsExpo® (@ThingsExpo), Containers Expo(@ContainersExpo) and Microservices Expo (@MicroservicesE).

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