WSM is excited to announce that CEO and Founder Ryan Pelerin has been named to DBusiness’s 30 in Their 30s List. Ryan has been recognized for his 26 years of entrepreneurial success. Starting at age 12, Ryan charged clients to set up clients’ PCs and teach computer skills. Later, at 16 he had the realization to start a hosting company. Before long, Ryan realized a gap in the IT marketplace: migration services. He founded Website Movers, now known as WSM International in 2003. Since then, the company has grown from website and server migration services to include security, development, cloud adoption, and managed IT services.
ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. — WSM International, a leader in hybrid cloud adoption and migration services, is proud to announce the company has recently achieved Microsoft Gold Partner status, the highest standard in Microsoft’s partnership program. To achieve this status, WSM has demonstrated a high level of competence and expertise with Microsoft technologies and can deliver best-in-class capabilities for Microsoft solutions.
“Achieving Microsoft Gold Partner status is an outcome of WSM’s investment in delivering the best solutions and technical expertise for multiple public cloud providers, including Microsoft Azure,” said Ryan Pelerin, CEO of WSM. “Not only does this achievement demonstrates our team’s deep understanding of Microsoft solutions, but now as a result of our elevated relationship with Microsoft, we can deliver additional value to our customers.”
To earn Microsoft Gold Partner status, WSM completed a Microsoft Gold Partner competency in DevOps. This accreditation recognizes the company’s best-in-class DevOps capabilities, and DevOps solution knowledge. The achievement comes one week after attaining two silver competencies in datacenter and application development.
The Microsoft DevOps competency recognizes partners that are experts in helping organizations accelerate innovation within their application development lifecycles to deliver applications faster. Microsoft Gold DevOps partners help organizations define, build, manage, and continuously release software both on-premise and in Azure by combining the power of the Microsoft development platform with a variety of industry-leading DevOps solutions.
To earn a Microsoft Gold Partner DevOps competency, partners must successfully complete exams to prove expertise in the subject area (resulting in Microsoft Certified Professionals), and submit customer references that demonstrate prior successful projects.
WSM has been providing DevOps services alongside migration and development services since 2014. The company’s expertise in both migration and DevOps enables Day 2 operations that allow clients to implement automated workload management post-migration.
About WSM International
WSM International (wsmintl.com) is a specialized services and solutions integrator that helps businesses of all sizes and industry verticals adopt the cloud through discovery, planning, and migration; transform their business through DevOps; develop or modernize applications within the cloud; and maintain their environments through managed services. Helping customers meet their business goals through a platform and tool agnostic approach, the WSM team holds certifications from the leading cloud and tool providers, including Microsoft and Amazon Web Services.
ST. CLAIR SHORES, Michigan, October 02, 2018 — WSM International, a leader in hybrid cloud adoption and migration services and a Microsoft Silver Partner, is proud to announce the achievement of two Microsoft Silver Partner Competencies in Application Development and Datacenter, respectively.
“We are delighted to receive these competencies that acknowledge the investment we’ve made in Microsoft Azure and the expertise that our team brings to our customers looking to leverage Azure and other Microsoft technologies,” said Ryan Pelerin, CEO of WSM. “Achieving these two competencies with Microsoft deepens WSM’s commitment to be experts in cloud planning, adoption, development, automation, and management.”
The Microsoft Silver Application Development Competency recognizes partners that have expertise in providing development solutions on a comprehensive and enterprise-proven platform, as well as expanded offerings on a hybrid cloud platform. Partners with this competency help customers digitally transform by leveraging Microsoft technologies to build or modernize applications in the cloud.
The Microsoft Silver Datacenter Competency recognizes partners that are known for transforming data centers into flexible, scalable, and cost-effective solutions for customers with on-prem or hybrid environments. According to IDC, 80 percent of organizations will be using a hybrid architecture by 2018. This competency demonstrates WSM’s ability to fulfill the increasing need for hybrid cloud adoption and management expertise in the marketplace.
WSM earned both Microsoft Silver Partner Competencies by obtaining customer references, meeting strict industry accreditations and performance requirements, as well as passing required certification exams. Their team has successfully completed client projects involving migrating hundreds of workloads, such including from on-premises data centers to Azure cloud computing resources, as well as optimizing workloads to run in Azure using DevOps automation tools.
About WSM International
WSM International (https://www.wsmintl.com) is a specialized services and solutions integrator that helps businesses of all sizes and industry verticals adopt the cloud through discovery, planning, and migration; transform their business through DevOps; develop or modernize applications within the cloud; and maintain their environments through managed services. Helping customers meet their business goals through a platform and tool agnostic approach, the WSM team holds certifications from the leading cloud and tool providers, including Microsoft and Amazon Web Services.