Media Releases & Coverage

MEDIA COVERAGE & RELEASES

Global IT consultancy Sourced Group has made three appointments within its executive leadership team. Wilson Lee, based in Toronto, has been named chief financial officer; John Painter, based in Singapore, has been promoted to VP of strategy and innovation; and Ian McMaugh, also in Singapore, has been appointed managing director, ASEA.

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY/TORONTO, July 11, 2019 – Sourced Group (Sourced), a leading global IT consultancy specialising in large-scale cloud transformations for regulated industries, is pleased to announce the promotion of John Painter to Vice President of Strategy and Innovation, and the appointments of Ian McMaugh as Managing Director, ASEAN and Wilson Lee as Chief Financial Officer.

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY/TORONTO, June 13, 2019 – Sourced Group (Sourced), a global IT consulting firm specialising in large scale cloud transformations, is pleased to be engaged by Singapore Airlines (SIA) in its digital transformation program. Working jointly with SIA, Sourced helped modernise the airline’s application development process by establishing a new cloud delivery pipeline. As part of the engagement, Sourced also helped migrate applications from SIA’s data centre to the AWS Cloud and provided training in cloud and modern DevOps processes.

Sourced Group has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Premier Consulting Partner status in the AWS Partner Network (APN). Billed as the highest tier within the tech giant’s ecosystem, the status recognises consulting partners that demonstrate expertise and success in helping customers design, architect, build, migrate and manage their workloads on AWS.

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY/TORONTO, May 15, 2019 – Sourced Group (Sourced), a leading global IT consultancy specialising in large-scale cloud transformations for regulated industries, has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Premier Consulting Partner status in the AWS Partner Network (APN).

Certis has selected Sourced Group as a strategic partner in the security specialist’s adoption of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud, as part of widespread digital transformation plans. Terms of the agreement will see Sourced deliver essential cloud infrastructure and security frameworks using its Cloud at Scale Core Foundations program, built on AWS.

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY/TORONTO, May 6, 2019 – Sourced Group (Sourced), an award-winning global IT consulting firm specialising in large-scale cloud transformations for enterprise clients, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Certis, a leading advanced integrated security services firm, as a strategic partner to support its digital transformation journey on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud.

It’s not the way most executives would spend their time. But one afternoon four years ago, as they prepared to open the Toronto office of Sourced Group Inc., Founder and CEO Jon Spinks and Paul Bertoni, Managing Director, Canada, spent a couple of hours at an office supplier’s showroom checking out chairs.

TORONTO, April 15, 2019 – Sourced Group (Sourced), a global IT consultancy specialising in large-scale cloud transformations for regulated industries, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers for 2019 by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. This is the first year Sourced has applied to the competition managed by MediaCorp Canada Inc.

Not unlike that one friend who got a tattoo 10 years ago and now wants it covered up, some enterprises have been experiencing a similar phenomenon when it comes to the cloud services they’ve shifted workloads to. Paul Bertoni, managing director for Sourced Group, North America, sees it all the time.

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY/TORONTO – January 29, 2019 – Sourced Group (Sourced), a leading global IT consultancy specialising in large-scale cloud transformations for regulated industries, is pleased to announce that it has attained the AWS DevOps Competency. This designation recognises Sourced’s extensive track record and deep expertise in helping its globally distributed clients implement continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) practices, as well as automating infrastructure provisioning and management with configuration management tools on AWS.

IT consultancy Sourced Group has been awarded Amazon Web Services (AWS) migration competency the organisation has announced. “As a trusted advisor, we focus on delivering the highest quality of service and real business outcomes to our global clients on a daily basis,” said Jonathan Spinks, CEO, Sourced Group.

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY/TORONTO – November 7, 2018 – Sourced Group (Sourced), a leading global IT consultancy and an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner specialising in large-scale cloud transformations for regulated industries, is pleased to announce that it has attained the AWS Migration Competency. The achievement reflects Sourced’s extensive track record and expertise in helping clients move successfully to AWS Cloud, through all phases of complex migration projects including discovery, planning, migration, and operations.

IT consultancy Sourced Group has received Palo Alto Networks Asia Pacific (APAC) cloud partner of the year award for 2018 during the vendor’s sales kickoff in Toronto, Canada. The award is intended to recognise partners who help end-users meet their most challenging security needs through the vendor’s security operating platform.

Sourced Group, a global IT consulting firm, walked home with some impressive hardware in Toronto recently after winning Palo Alto Networks’ Asia Pacific Cloud Partner of the Year award for 2018. The Global Partner of the Year Awards, according to Palo Alto Networks, recognize partners who have demonstrated their commitment to helping customers “meet their most challenging security needs with the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform.”

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY/TORONTO – October, 18, 2018 – Sourced Group (Sourced), a leading global IT consulting firm specialising in large-scale cloud transformations for enterprise clients, is pleased to announce it received the Palo Alto Networks® Asia Pacific Cloud Partner of the Year award for 2018.

IT consulting firm Sourced Group has partnered with Malaysia’s RHB Banking Group in Singapore in its digital transformation effort. The announcement comes as the consultancy firm completed a cloud-native application platform built on Amazon Web Services (AWS) for RHB, resulting in the bank’s first production workload on AWS in less than five months.

SINGAPORE, October 10, 2018 – Sourced Group (Sourced), a global IT consulting firm specialising in large-scale cloud transformations, is pleased to announce it has been named a strategic partner by RHB Singapore (RHB) after successfully delivering a cloud-native application platform on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud and deploying the bank’s first production workload on AWS in less than five months.

TORONTO, September 19, 2018 – Sourced Group (Sourced) is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of the 2018-19 Canadian Business Excellence Award for Private Businesses, presented by Excellence Canada. One of only 37 companies to receive the award this year, Sourced is a rapidly growing cloud consulting firm with offices in Canada, Australia and Singapore.

Join WRLWND radio guest host J. Richard Jones as he chats with Jonathan Spinks, CEO from Sourced Group. Learn about the challenges of cloud adoption, how Canada measures up to other countries and the future of cloud, in this episode of WRLWND radio.

Jonathan Spinks has built his business on helping large organizations, such as some of Australia’s biggest banks, adapt to working in the cloud, running DevOps, and agile methodology. Now he’s moving from ‘Down Under” to the ‘Great White North’ because he thinks Canadian organizations are primed for digital transformation. ITWC President Fawn Annan asks how Spinks has managed his career, and what he’s finding different about working in Canada.

The phone call from the panicked customer came to Brett Gillett early on a Saturday morning: The just-received monthly bill from Amazon’s AWS service was five times the company’s average charge. Why?. As Gillett, founder of Curious Orbit Cloud Consulting, an Oakville, Ont., firm that specializes in AWS advisory services, told the Trend Micro CloudSec cloud security conference in Toronto Wednesday it was a matter of bad password management.

In just under a year, Sourced Group, an IT consultancy specialising in large-scale cloud transformations for enterprise clients, is ready for its next phase of ASEAN expansion. Entering the market in July 2017 with the opening of its Singapore office, the business has seen an opportunity to expand into the lucrative Asian markets.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has honoured its top performing partners across ASEAN, recognising channel excellence following a strong year of growth. Unveiled during the AWS Partner Summit in Singapore, the awards recognised standout specialists throughout the vendor’s ecosystem, spanning born-in-the-cloud, traditional, consulting and technology partners.

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY/TORONTO, April 2, 2018 – Sourced Group (Sourced), a leading IT consulting firm specialising in large-scale cloud transformations for enterprise clients, is pleased to announce a new organisational structure aimed at better serving its worldwide customer base.

ASX-listed foreign exchange service OzForex, which trades as OFX, has embarked on a program that will see it move almost the entirety of its production environment into Amazon Web Services’ cloud by the end of 2016. Given that OFX is almost two decades old — it was founded in 1998 — it is a stretch it describe it as a startup, but chief technology officer Craige Pendleton-Browne says that the move to cloud is part of driving an innovative culture in a heavily regulated sector.

Sourced Group has racked up some impressive public cloud wins. As well as claiming to be the first local AWS partner to take a bank to the platform, it emerged this year it was a key player behind Qantas’s move to AWs. The firm provided a framework for automation of application deployment for Qantas, which announced this year it was moving its website and some other applications to AWS.

Australian AWS partner Sourced Group has been revealed as the IT provider behind Qantas’ high-profile move to Amazon Web Services. Qantas chief technology officer Chris Taylor revealed at last month’s AWS Summit that the airline had begun migrating its entire website to Amazon’s public cloud.

Australia’s largest mortgage broker, Aussie, wanted to extend its digital capabilities and move on from a six-year-old legacy ­platform. The existing platform was one physical box with two virtual servers and little flexibility, no high-availability, no fail-over and limited disaster recovery.

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