Flux7 Named to 2018 CRN Magazine Next-Gen 250 List for Second Year

By Flux7 Labs
November 6, 2018

Flux7 Named to CRN Magazine Next Gen List

We are honored to share that the DevOps team at Flux7 was named to the CRN Magazine 2018 Next-Gen 250 list for the second consecutive year. In case you are unfamiliar, this annual list identifies IT solution providers who have embraced emerging technologies and are setting the pace for the rest of the channel in their adoption. Those on the list have been identified by experts at The Channel Company as meeting their customers’ ever-changing IT needs in areas such as cloud based technologies, IoT, virtualization, mobility, business analytics and business intelligence.

Enterprises who want to own their IT and avoid managed services choose Flux7 for its focus on teaching enterprise customers how to fish. Working hand-in-hand with our customers to implement DevOps and automation strategies, enterprises gain self-managing and self-healing environments, optimizing AWS infrastructure and training internal IT teams to manage their own infrastructure. In this vein, we made two recent announcements: Flux7 Landing Zones on AWS and Flux7 Renovate, turnkey solutions that enable companies to accelerate public cloud adoption and modernize common business applications at scale, with reduced risk and faster time to value.

Built on the company’s Enterprise DevOps Framework, a patent-pending method for accelerating IT and process modernization, Flux7 solutions are bolstered by advanced cloud services to enable transformative efficiencies and breakthrough performance. Flux7 includes leading technology solutions in their DevOps tool chain including AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, HashiCorp, Ansible, Jenkins and others to help customers gain infrastructure and processes to improve scalability and uptime, increase security, reduce maintenance time and costs and to better meet customer demand and market opportunities.

Next Gen Cloud Computing in Action

G6 Hospitality, the parent brand of Motel 6 and Studio 6, challenged itself to a major transformation of its technology platforms. Working with the DevOps team at Flux7, the brand utilized leading technologies to achieve its goal to be cloud-first in its technology approach, to increase the ‘option value’ of the G6 Hospitality technology platforms, and to increase the speed of its technology platforms. Designed to address the rapidly changing landscape of the hospitality space, G6 Hospitality is focused on increasing its responsiveness, connectivity, and mobile-friendliness.

Flux7’s deep AWS expertise allowed them to hit the ground running as they joined the G6 Hospitality team. Through a structured transition plan, it taught the G6 Hospitality team how to use, maintain, and extend the new systems. Now due to the flexibility of the AWS cloud platform, the G6 Hospitality team is able to explore and test new business initiatives faster with less risk. And, with its agile scrum approach, the team is also able to subsequently innovate, build, and test faster — with less cost. Changes that took several months before can now take just a couple of weeks. Read the full story of the G6 IT 2.0 program and Flux7 here.

For additional details of the CRN 2018 Next-Gen 250 list, pick up your December issue of CRN, or the complete list will be available online at www.crn.com/nextgen250.

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