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?.
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. Originally based in Australia and Canada, the company expanded its presence into the Singapore market in July 2017 with a dedicated executive and delivery team that has gone on to engage with leading local enterprises in the financial services and aviation industries. Today the company announces the further expansion of its Singapore office to meet the needs of its growing base of Southeast Asian clients.
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.
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.
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.