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DevSecOps expert Dr Alan F Castillo revolutionising cloud efficiency and security

An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimately competitive advantage

Published: Jan 28, 2021 03:11:59 PM IST
Updated: Jan 28, 2021 06:57:31 PM IST

DevSecOps expert Dr Alan F Castillo revolutionising cloud efficiency and security
With the endless opportunities the world of cloud computing and security has created, businesses and individuals alike were bound to find unique ways to translate this tremendous tool into a means by which to improve their business efficiency. Entrepreneur and cloud architect, Dr Alan F Castillo has already taken it upon himself to use cloud computing to his advantage for clients. Dr Alan is a name that doesn't need any introduction now, he is considered as one of the pioneers for AWS architecture, devsecops, and security, infused with organizational strategy and service-oriented architectures.

Really success for Dr Alan F Castillo is no accident. It is through hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing and learning to do. He has worked with Forbes Top Listed companies to save money with cloud computing and help them in creating a competitive advantage. Dr Alan has worked for more than two decades on high-profile projects and has also contributed to several multi-million-dollar projects for the US Departments of Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, Energy, Air Force and Army.

Dr. Alan is the founder of Cloud Computing Technologies, that offers cost effective cloud-based services, with expertise across Cloud Compliance & Governance, Cloud Assessment & Roadmap, Cloud Architecture & Security, Cloud Migration & Orchestration, and Cloud Support & Optimization. As a certified CVE Verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, the company has completed well over 140 Department of Defense and Federal contracts.

Dr Alan F Castillo has put himself to forefront by developing AWS architecture development best practices and has pioneered the field with the expansion of on-demand cloud computing platforms including AWS. Really being a cloud architect is a challenging role in today’s world but his role modelled approach for using AWS Well-Architected tool helps in fine-tuning the cloud architecture by incorporating this tool into the design process.

He has attracted industry leaders across a slew of spaces to work with him including AWS GovCloud. With the stringent U.S. government Security and Compliance regulations, DevSecOps subject matter experts like Dr Alan can understand and address how the security has embedded while developing the AWS GovCloud architecture. Dr Alan has already become a thought leader of cloud computing security and a widely recognized cloud architect known for developing and implementing innovative microservices and Kubernetes technology solutions.

Dr Alan’s background illustrates just how passionate and talented he is. Seemingly living on a fast-track, his career has been around knowing how to bring eye-catching value to the table while still being attentive to detail. He understands where the real cost savings are in cloud computing. Beware of little expenses, a small leak will sink a great ship. The cloud concept has helped SOHO and SMBs due to the potential of overall cost to value ratio.

An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimately competitive advantage. Dr Alan shares that companies realize Competitive Advantage from Cloud Computing is realized in unexpected areas especially Cloud Big Data Analytics. Cloud Computing has become an integral part of how business is conducted in today’s day and date, and why not? In the past decade, it has not only helped in shaping the future of the IT sector with its innovations and automation developments but also helped in taking a step forward towards the future by expanding its operations to almost all the industries.

Always entertaining new partnerships and global team expansion, Dr. Alan is expert at empowering multi-functional agile spiral development teams and is always inclusive of new members who contribute innovative solutions and deliverables.

In summary, the ever-evolving IT industry has led to the rise of cloud networks. The 21st century has become a home to cloud technology, from the simplest tasks such as writing a note to complex technical operations of companies. As the digital climate continues to evolve and the pace of innovation accelerates, it is clear that it will require initiation and hard work from those who wish to stay on top. One thing is for sure, however as this space evolves, it is certain that Strategy and Transformation Change Leader such as Dr Alan F Castillo will be in front leading the charge.

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