Palo Alto, Calif., June 21, 2011 – Symphony Services today announced it has established its award-winning IT service management offering, SUMMIT, as its own company. The new company, SUMMUS Software Inc., will aggressively advance SUMMIT’s goals of driving significant improvements to distributed IT governance, service levels and productivity—while addressing global management challenges via the broadest IT monitoring and management functionality available in a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model. While the majority of distributed IT service providers focus their offerings on large enterprise customers, SUMMUS is suitable for addressing the needs of small to mid-sized customers as well, ranging from $50 million to
When ISVs plan to build applications using cloud computing services, they have two key decisions to make: What services to build, and what sort of application to build? One approach is to build a traditional enterprise application, carryout minimal modification and run it on a particular provider’s cloud system infrastructure such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon’s EC2. These are hosted applications running on cloud infrastructure and benefit from hardware virtualization, but are not optimized cloud applications or cloud application services. A second approach is to create a cloud-optimized application that uses various programming models, architectures and techniques to exploit the dynamic
Chief Executive Officer Sanjay Dhawan to Highlight Significant Market Opportunities Tied to Migrating Major Enterprise Applications to the Cloud PALO ALTO, CA and BANGALORE, INDIA–(Marketwire – January 13, 2011) – Symphony Services, a leader in software product engineering services, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Sanjay Dhawan, will present at the upcoming 13th Annual Needham Growth Conference in New York. Dhawan will be discussing how the growing trend of migrating critical enterprise technologies to the cloud – including new mobility challenges — has translated into a large and fast-growing market opportunity for innovative software engineering specialists such as Symphony Services.
2011 Trends in Cloud Migration By Sunil Gupta, SVP & Head of Service Lines, Symphony Services and CloudTweaks contributor Cloud Migration was one of the key trends of 2010 and it is very likely to accelerate during 2011 and beyond. Many cloud vendors and service providers have come up with interesting solutions to facilitate this task but numerous challenges have to be dealt with and it is very important to take into consideration all implications of such migration to the cloud (being public, private or hybrid). No matter whether your application is running on-premises or in the cloud, the operations management team