04.11.2016 | News

Solita Achieves Amazon Web Services Big Data Competency status

Solita and Amazon Web Services, one of the world’s leading cloud services provider, are deepening their relationship. Solita, a digital business consulting and services company, has received the Big Data Competency status by Amazon Web Services (AWS) through the AWS Partner Network (“APN”). Solita has also reached Amazon Web Services’ Advanced Consulting Partner level.

Solita have been an APN Partner for over three years. The AWS Big Data Competency is a significant acknowledgement by Amazon Web Services, which is preceded by a validation of the company’s capabilities by a third-party auditing company. The Big Data Competency Partners must also have a certain amount of big data solutions in production running on AWS Cloud as well as required amount of certified experts. Solita now has over 30 AWS certified associate and pro level experts.

“I am very proud of our team. We have proven our expertise in using AWS services at an international level”, commented Katriina Kiviluoto, Head of Agile Data at Solita. “Solita now has a highly skilled team of data science and information management professionals, which are in constant demand by our clients. Continuous development of our know-how is at our core – we want our level of expertise to be world-class also in the future.”

Solita has built solutions using AWS services for its customers for many years.

“With the help of big data and advanced analytics methods, our customers seek especially to improve their customer knowledge and management. The AWS services enables data to be analysed quickly, flexibly and in a cost-effective way. AWS Cloud provides a cost-effective infrastructure and facilitates in sensor data handling”, said Katriina Kiviluoto.

Sanoma, a leading multi-channel media company in Finland, has been working with Solita for over 4 years. Together they built e.g. a new big data and analytics solution for processing information coming from diverse data sources:

“Our cooperation with Solita went smoothly from the beginning. We managed to get the first online services utilizing analytics in production very quickly. Big data and analytics give us huge potential to operate faster, predict future developments and produce better services for our customers. Previously the data was scattered, but now we can really use it to energize our business”, says Pasi Ruhanen, Head of Consumer Data Asset, Sanoma.

Solita offers a one-stop shop for digital business services. By using the AWS services, the company serves customers’ needs to develop new services in an agile way that fits the fast-digitalizing world.

For more information:
Solita Oy, Katriina Kiviluoto, Head of Data Science,
katriina.kiviluoto@solita.fi, tel. +358 40 5789 889

About Solita
Solita is a digital business consulting and services company, guiding companies in the digitalizing world. We help you succeed and create new businesses and services by combining business processes, content and technology in a revolutionary way. Solita is a highly respected and experienced partner in the Finnish public sector IT projects. Over the last ten years, Solita has worked with most Finnish ministries creating e-services, operating systems, registries, case management and business management systems. In addition to the public sector, Solita’s clients include many of the Finnish TOP 200 companies, such as media group Sanoma and teleoperator DNA. Founded in 1996, Solita is a rapidly growing company with profitable annual growth of more than 20 per cent. The company’s turnover in 2015 was 49.7 million euros. Solita employs almost 500 digital business experts in Helsinki, Tampere, and Oulu.

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