Cloud Partner

Becoming a Cloud Partner: Journey of Taurus Computer Systems

In this very unique segment of DQ Channels, we have covered Taurus Computer Systems becoming a Cloud Partner from a traditional Channel Partner. Ravi Bhavnani, Director, Taurus Computer Systems shared his entire journey about how did he move to the cloud business, challenges, growth, and future vision.

When and how did you move to Cloud Business?

Taurus Computer Systems is into Infrastructure Management since 1988. We are mainly focused on SME segments Since the past few years. We saw a big potential to tap our existing customers and offer them cost-effective cloud solutions. So we started by offering cloud solutions to our customers. Initially, we started with storage and backup solutions. Now we offer the entire gamut of Microsoft 365 and Azure solutions to our customers. Our other cloud offering also includes Tally on Cloud.

What are the different Cloud services do you offer?

Our total cloud offering includes Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, Tally on the cloud, Storage and backup on the cloud and also evolving to include more solutions.

What sort of changes have you done to move to the cloud within the organisation in terms of Team, skill set, infrastructure, and others?

During the lockdown, we got an opportunity to enhance our skills which helped in helping Clients have a smooth transition to the cloud. Our teams undergo training on AWS, Azure, Microsoft 365, Tally Cloud and VPN’s.

Previously on Cloud Journey: Essen Vision Software

How your old and new customers adopting the new technology and moving to the cloud?

SME segment has been very cautious in moving to the cloud. This segment always wants Data to be on-prem. During the lockdown, these clients have been forced to look into cloud offerings. With the levels of Data Security provided on various cloud platforms, we have noticed the comfort level of shifting confidential data to the cloud. Today we see a very high level of acceptance of cloud solutions among our customers.

What are the different challenges did you face in this journey?

The major challenge is the cost involved. As the on-prem customers have already invested the capital for in house servers and bandwidth, moving to the cloud has been a costly affair. Another problem has been the bandwidth at the user end. Users working from home have been affected by slow speeds of connection.

What is your overall growth being a cloud partner?

Cloud is the future and we have been seeing a huge increase in billing for Cloud offerings. I can foresee that in future Taurus maybe only a Cloud Offering Solution Company.

What are your future goals?

Our Goal is the do enable all our customers to move to the cloud. In this journey, we want Clients to know Taurus as a trusted and expert cloud solutions provider.

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