Emily Jones, PMP, CABM, MCITP, the Director of Operations for Warren Averett Technology Group, was recently featured in an article published by Channel Futures. Channel Futures is a media brand devoted to the diverse spectrum of channel companies focused on the digital services revolution.
In the feature, Emily explains Warren Averett’s evolution as a managed serviced provider. She also weighs in on the importance of staying up to date on technology advancements. With the constantly evolving industry, the increasing reliance on cloud-based hosting services and the need for new data-center equipment, Warren Averett Technology Group knew the switch from a data-center to cloud-based hosting was inevitable.
Warren Averett Technology Group was able to reduce capital expenditure with the switch to cloud-based hosting. Emily and her team were also able to justify the change to clients easily. “We explained that with new advancements in cloud solutions, we can now provide them more flexibility and redundancy by migrating client data from the data center to Microsoft Azure,” she noted in the piece. Today, Warren Averett Technology Group is in the process of migrating all clients over to the Microsoft platform. The plan is to completely discontinue the private data-center operation when the migration is complete. Emily said, “We’re excited to see the positive impact that it will have on our clients as we move forward.”
Emily Jones serves as the Practice Leader and Director of Operations for Warren Averett Technology Group. She has more than 30 years of experience, including a 12-year career at a leading company in advanced technology and transaction solutions and 20 years with an accounting firm where she was a founding member of the technology group and held a leadership position. Emily has a varied skill set in technology that consists of business management, technical infrastructure, database management, software solutions, general IT consulting and customer service best practices. Ensuring constant improvement for Warren Averett Technology Group and solving technology issues for others is what Emily enjoys most. You can read Emily’s feature in full here.