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Cloud experts providing proactive services to quickly and easily fill organizations cloud needs: RKON

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Today’s businesses run on data and lots of it. However, managing all that information can be tricky, especially with security threats, downtime, and system glitches in the mix. On-premises solutions are prone to such pitfalls, costing companies an untold fortune in revenue and lost productivity. That’s where cloud managed service providers come in. In a nutshell, cloud managed services is the practice of outsourcing IT management for cloud-based services. These services may include, but are not limited to, centralized network solutions, disaster recovery, virtualization, and around-the-clock security. And they may be performed by professionals certified to support a specific platform for example, Azure Managed Services Providers, AWS Managed Services Partners, or Google Cloud Partners. Cloud managed service companies watch over your network day and night to keep things running smoothly. In fact, many providers guarantee 99 percent uptime. By maintaining full control of your network, your provider can see problems as they occur and make repairs remotely. This consistent service helps you deliver a better experience to your customers.

RKON is a cloud-based Managed Service Provider with the heart and soul of a systems integrator and the strategic mind of a management consultant. And it leverages this experience to help customers achieve operational excellence and cost efficiencies. It has grown to become one of the nation’s leading IT managed services providers on Inc. Magazine’s 2014 list of the 500 fastest growing private companies with an elite team of experts in cloud, emerging and advanced technologies, and professional services for the Fortune 2000. RKON has developed a comprehensive knowledgebase, operational methodology and best practices based on its experience working with hundreds of IT departments at enterprise organizations.

Expert cloud solutions and services offered by RKON

RKON Cloud Services: The complexities of cybersecurity and compliance are daunting for any organization, especially those under pressure to manage their cloud hosting infrastructure with the speed and agility it takes to meet the dynamic needs of a digital economy. For most IT and DevOps teams, security adds a heavy burden to managing the private, public, and hybrid cloud environments where their workloads are hosted. RKON Cloud (RVI), high-performance cloud infrastructure with its built-in security controls, provides the utmost protection for your sensitive, regulated data. With RVI, you can achieve security that goes beyond compliance with the support of a world-class Security Operations Center (SOC). The RKON Cloud is engineered to provide an agile, scalable, resilient, and compliant cloud environment for clients' data center computing needs. RKON leverages best of breed vendors to deliver a sustainable, resilient, secure, and cost-effective data center computing environment as a virtual infrastructure for client consumption.

Microsoft Azure Services: Today, nearly 80% of businesses are looking to transform their IT environments to meet their evolving business needs, but the path to IT transformation is littered with obstacles, including a lack of in-house expertise, shrinking IT budgets, and inadequate legacy systems. Partner with RKON to seamlessly navigate the path of IT transformation with the right services, expertise, and road-tested approach. The firm offers project-based Professional Services with expertise and guidance on planning, design, and solutions. Additionally, if you need end-to-end enablement, its Professional Services team can help you with platform selection, architecture design, modernizing operations with DevOps, security and governance, and more.

Hybrid Cloud Management: Hybrid cloud environments give you the consistency, flexibility, and scalability you need to modernize your data center. Hybrid scalability gives you seamless access to your data center and cloud solutions. RKON's migration and transformation teams offer full-service support and management so you can get to the cloud fast. Its experts not only help you take full advantage of Microsoft Azure offerings. Its proactive services align top-notch cloud solutions with your business needs, helping you get the most out of your investment.

The pre-eminent leader behind the success of RKON

Jeff Mullarkey serves as the Chief Executive Officer of RKON. Under his leadership, the company has grown to become one of the nation’s premier IT Transformation service providers. Mr. Jeff brings his background in cloud computing, security, managed services, disaster recovery, and IT to solve the toughest technology challenges for a broad range of Fortune 2000 companies. Since founding RKON in 1998, he has ensured the delivery of managed cloud solutions that empower enterprises with complete access, control, security, and scalability. Today Mr. Jeff continues to work with clients to achieve best-in-class, technology-enabled solutions to solve IT challenges, from Hosted Virtual Desktops, to Managed Security, and Managed Virtualization.

“Our business relationships are rooted in our passion, integrity, and commitment to finding the most innovative, best-possible IT solutions for our customers.”