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Integrated Global Solutions Technologies (IGST): Access to Enterprise-Class Hybrid Cloud Services
With a vision for the development of businesses in Malaysia and the rest of Asia, Integrated Global Solutions Technologies (IGS) believes in being “innovative and passionate” in what they do. Offering exceptional guidance via solutions pertaining to Datacenter Management, Data Service Providers, Data Protection/Business Continuity and Backup/Disaster Recovery services, the firm provides an array of VMware-based Virtualization and Cloud computing service.
From transitioning, moving existing workloads, and developing Digital Transformation solutions, IGS leverages its experience from both supporting and maintaining customer infrastructures. It also manages operation services to quickly build the AVM Cloud Services offering into one of the most massive cloud infrastructures for the real enterprise clients. Besides, it bridges the gap between customers by leveraging AVM Cloud Services.
AVM Cloud Services–an ‘Infrastructure as a Service’ offering--provided by the firm comes at an affordable price. IGS adapted the AVM methodology–a four-step controlled method to assess each client’s environment- -to address business challenges of its clients and plan the quick solutions to adapt to the cloud. They helped their clients build and migrate their workload with risk mitigation plan, and helped manage or train the user to operate the new environment.
IGS also offers AVM Cloud-in-a-Box solution, bringing ‘the cloud’ to customer’s premises or private datacenter. It provides a fully software-defined private cloud designed to easily hybrid to AVM Cloud Services to form a full-service offering.
IGS adapted the AVM methodology – a four-step controlled method to assess each client’s environment - to address business challenges of its clients and plan the apt solutions to adapt to the cloud
Thus, having started this Cloud offering in 2010, the firm’s uniqueness lies in having gained a considerable experience from fundamental business model changes– from the first VMware Premier partner in the country who had spearhead the on-premises virtualization landscape from 2004–which led to compensation plan changes and even the management mindset change from within the organization.
The firm has worked hard to adapt and listen to the market needs, ensure that the data centers located in Malaysia provide data sovereignty to clients, flexibility or scalability through their AVM Cloud Services, customizable according to client requirements. IGS assures step by step data integration, migration plan and most significantly, how to mitigate migration risk throughout the re-platform or migration, through their AVM methodology. What also sets them apart and ahead in the market is the continuous technological enhancements and cost-saving plans that allow customers to adjust their required resources during peak hours.
This 15-year-old company has managed over 200 customers and over 2000 VMs and partnered with major technology companies with skilled engineers and support teams to assist customers 24/7. The firm helped one of the largest food chains in Malaysia. The project charter was to have cloud services within Malaysia with dual zones design for both production and DRC services, where accessibility and network latency is the key to handle their nationwide restaurant operation. By adopting AVM Cloud Services, the digital transformation could happen with the agile, and scalable Cloud Services, such as innovation and improve dining experiences via an innovative mobile app. Now, the entire enterprise applications are more connected, and logistics and distribution planning are integrated to provide improved response time to the organization as a whole.
IGS is looking to forward to plan and productize container and serverless architecture services, integrate artificial intelligence or IOT to their products and services. The firm is also planning to expand hybrid cloud and multi-cloud solutions in the APAC region. The firm’s constant assistant to customers had led them to win numerous awards. “We have won many VMWare awards, Sin Chew Business Excellence Award, SME 100 Awards, Microsoft Partner Network, Brand Laureate to name a few, proving without a doubt that our customers believe in our capability to provide the best solutions for their businesses”, concludes Lim.