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Umbrella Infocare: Not Just an Alliance Partners, But An Extended Arm of Customers

Kanak Prabha
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Kanak Prabha
When cloud was relatively new in the market, one of the leading cloud based web service crashed, taking many websites and startups with it. This incident threw spotlight on the most crucial issue connected with it – cloud security, which still impacts the cloud adoption market at large. Cloud operates on systems which are not controlled by the companies adopting it. Also, questions like what to move on cloud, when is the right time to do so, and who should be the right partners gives sleepless nights to CIOs. Umbrella Infocare Pvt. Ltd. emerged as an answer to all these predicaments in 2013. As security and compliance still remains a major factor in the minds of CIOs while evaluating cloud, this 1-year old company, with focus on cloud and mobility, has a team of seasoned professionals with years of cloud and mobility expertise and helped large number of companies set-up a secure, on demand, and cost-effective cloud environment.

Having cloud engrained in their DNA, the company's sole mission is to help businesses adopt right cloud solutions to accelerate their businesses, integrate cloud solutions with on-premise solutions, leverage cloud technology wisely for competitive advantage and be an extended arm of the customer and not just their alliance partners.Umbrella leverage their strong expertise in Migration to Cloud, Optimizing Cloud Infrastructure, Cloud Development and Cloud Managed Services. Under their Optimizing Cloud Infrastructure services, the company has exclusive tools in store to optimize their clients' cloud implementations. As cloud systems need integration with other cloud systems along with on-premise infrastructure, Umbrella's Cloud Development helps organizations rapidly integrate essential business systems and add-on technologies. Similarly, the company's Cloud Managed Services help organization optimize infrastructure management cost , 24x7 tech support, and security management amongst others.

To further strengthen their foothold in the market,the company with an aim to assist enterprise cloud migrations, optimization of cloud infrastructure and provide managed services has tied up with Amazon Web services as their consulting partner. Their mobility product called XenMobile from Citrix specializes in the remote delivery of software application over a network. The company also has alliances with Cornerstone OnDemand – a global leader in cloud based talent management software solutions.

Umbrella houses cloud experts who have deep technical insight and know-how to architect for elasticity, security and high availability. To keep these fanatics up-to-date with the latest technology trends of the industry, Umbrella has created a learning work environment and offers tests and trials in the in-house labs. The experts and newly joined employees are encouraged to participate in online cloud and mobility forums as well.

Under the leadership of Gurprit Singh and Sanjay Agarwal, Umbrella won several accolades including Best Mobility Partner for 2013 by Citrix and Advance Consulting Partner for AWS. Headquartered in Noida, the company boasts of clients such as Budweiser India, Amar Ujala, ECOM Express, CABI India, Surpluss.in, and Venire. "With a vision to be one of the top 5 cloud system integrator in India, we hope to have 25 percent of business contribution from international market and be a leading cloud based solution provider in the areas of Big Data, Ecommerce Solutions, Business Intelligence and CRM," concludes the duo.

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