Empowering & Enabling the

Secure Cloud

Emboldened by our Cloud Security superpower, we help organizations migrate, adopt and operationalize cloud services.

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Why Aligned?

We are 100% focused on Cloud infrastructure, applications and services.

We remove the barriers which prohibit organizations from achieving maximum value with the AWS Cloud.

Our mission is to help organizations of all sizes realize the value that can only be achieved through adopting, optimizing, maximizing and protecting the Cloud.

Areas of Excellence

a holistically integrated cloud experience

Cloud
Advisory

We are experts in Cloud, driven to earn your long-term trust. We are here to serve as a guide and mentor for the business and application of your cloud.

Cloud
Finance

Balance costs, performance and capacity throughout your cloud journey by applying the right strategies, tools and resources.

Cloud
Engineering

Move beyond the legacy technology mindset through a world of transformation, acceleration and innovation to capture business value.

Cloud
Security

We implement and operate your secure Cloud infrastructure, applications and services with confidence.

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We remove the barriers which prohibit organizations from achieving maximum value from the enterprise Cloud.

Specialists with AWS

As an Advanced Tier Services partner, Aligned is vested and committed to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

We are working tirelessly to enhance and extend our expertise with AWS. We truly believe in the superiority of AWS over other cloud competitors, and see this play out with our Clients each and every day.

PRESS RELEASE

In the News

Aligned Technology Group Becomes AWS Advanced Consulting Partner, Further Strengthening Secure Cloud Practices

CASE STUDIES

Cloud, Aligned & Optimized

ATG Expertise, Realized

Modernizing Legacy Architectures with Cloud Strategies & Solutions

Healthcare Provider standardizes technology and modernizes their estate to enable the practice and allow for greater focus delivering excellent care to their patients.

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Strategic IT/Business Decisions in M & A: Cloud, Security, Infrastructure

Casino acquires international sportsbook and looks to Aligned for support with Separation, Integration and support establishing both cloud and security programs.

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Real Customer Stories

Technology is a tool or instrument that is part of a bigger picture. Our mission is to help you and your organization develop, execute, and manage your strategic business initiatives more efficiently and effectively to achieve your business goals.

Healthcare Technology Organization

42% Cost Savings 

Issue:

Client manages and supports a dozen data centers across the globe, with consistent pricing pressures, there was a need to identify ways to reduce cost while not impacting customer production environments.

 

What we did

  1. Data Center Review
  2. Cost Optimization
  3. Contract Negotiation

Result:

  • ATG drove 42% cost savings for the client through service consolidation and cost optimization efforts.
  • Customer was able to reduce data center footprint while shutting off aging or end of life equipment without impacting production systems with customer facing environments in operation.

National Insurance Company

18% Cost Savings

Issue:

Client maintained an in house data center with two colocation facilities on the east coast. Client was interested in moving out of one of the data center facilities and opening up a new DR solution in central US.

 

What we did

  1. Data Center Review
  2. Disaster Recovery Planning & Business Continuity Planning
  3. Cost Optimization

Result:

  • ATG was able to work with client to build a disaster recovery plan and work with various stakeholders to coordinate business and technology needs.
  • ATG drove a 18% cost savings in existing data center footprint while also deploying a new DR facility in Central US region
  • ATG worked with client to eliminate the need for all on-prem infrastructure in existing building resulting in full data center turndown.

Regional Healthcare Organization

51% Cost Savings per Month

Issue:

Small AWS deployment with little management oversight and a lack of cloud skills internal to the organization moving from traditional infrastructure to SaaS and cloud based solutions.

 

What we did

  1. AWS Audit
  2. Cost Optimization Review
  3. Ongoing Monitoring

Result:

  • Eliminated unused storage volumes and the old application server no longer in use, the charges for AWS resulted in a savings of 51% per month.
  • We’ll continue to monitor AWS billing and finance to ensure maintenance of savings and identify other future changes.

Real Money Gaming Organization

Cost Savings of 15%

Issue:

Customer was consistently seeing a month over month increase in their AWS spend which was driving service profitability down with limited visibility for the leadership team.

 

What we did

  1. AWS Review
  2. Cost Optimization Review
  3. Cloud Management Platform

Result:

  • ATG conducted a service review with the client and AWS in order to validate services in use and drivers in the business that were generating the demand for growth in service usage.
  • ATG worked with AWS and the client to drive both technical and commercial recommendations which generated cost savings of 15% on their primary services.
  • ATG implemented, maintained and supported a cloud management platform to provide both technology and business teams with visibility on past service and cost usage, forecasting of upcoming services, security recommendations and other useful insights.

International Technology Firm

Cost Savings of 36%

Issue:

Customer had a renewal coming up in 1 week and had not spent any time adjusting cost for their services or validating product need. They were planning on renewing their services as is with no adjustments for 12 months.

 

What we did

  1. Data Center Services Audit
  2. Cost Optimization Review
  3. Services Negotiation

Result:

  • With a 1 hour customer call, we were able to collect all necessary information to help kick off their data center project aiding consolidation of services from various providers, optimizing cost and adjusting services
  • ATG recommended a more modern approach for network services and backup solutions resulting in more service for less cost.
  • ATG was able to drive a 36% cost reduction for all services moving forward.

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Elevate Your SMB Customer Experience with Amazon Connect

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Navigating the complexities of digital transformation in customer service is paramount. Amazon Connect emerges as a game-changer, providing a scalable, AI-powered cloud platform that streamlines operations and enhances customer interactions. This article delves into how Amazon Connect addresses key SMB challenges, from unpredictable call volumes to the need for unified customer insights, showcasing its potential to revolutionize your customer service strategy. Partner with Aligned Technology Group to unlock Amazon Connect’s full capabilities, driving your SMB towards operational excellence and unparalleled customer satisfaction.

Optimizing Microsoft Workloads with EC2 on AWS

Optimizing Microsoft Workloads with EC2 on AWS

mazon Web Services (AWS) and Aligned Technology Group (ATG) present a powerful synergy for businesses aiming to optimize their Microsoft workloads. With ATG recently achieving service validation for Amazon EC2, they underscore their expertise in facilitating seamless migrations and modernizations on AWS. This partnership empowers organizations to leverage AWS’s unparalleled scalability, security, and cost efficiency, ensuring their Microsoft applications thrive in the cloud. Discover how ATG’s comprehensive services, coupled with AWS’s robust cloud infrastructure, can drive transformative business outcomes. Dive into our latest blog post to explore the journey of leveraging AWS for Microsoft Workloads optimization with Aligned Technology Group—a testament to innovation, security, and efficiency in the cloud.

Cost Optimization

Issue: Small AWS deployment with little management oversight and a lack of cloud skills internal to the organization moving from traditional infrastructure to SaaS and cloud based solutions.

 

What we did

  1. AWS Audit
  2. Cost Optimization Review
  3. Ongoing Monitoring

 

Result:

  • Eliminated unused storage volumes and the old application server no longer in use, the charges for AWS resulted in a savings of 51% per month.
  • We’ll continue to monitor AWS billing and finance to ensure maintenance of savings and identify other future changes.

Cost Optimization

Issue: Small AWS deployment with little management oversight and a lack of cloud skills internal to the organization moving from traditional infrastructure to SaaS and cloud based solutions.

 

What we did

  1. AWS Audit
  2. Cost Optimization Review
  3. Ongoing Monitoring

 

Result:

  • Eliminated unused storage volumes and the old application server no longer in use, the charges for AWS resulted in a savings of 51% per month.
  • We’ll continue to monitor AWS billing and finance to ensure maintenance of savings and identify other future changes.