Riptide Named Advanced Consulting Partner by Amazon Web Services

Riptide Named Advanced Consulting Partner by Amazon Web Services(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Riptide Software, a leading provider of cloud and mobile development and enterprise integration services, has achieved Advanced Consulting Partner status with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Advanced Consulting Partner designation is held only by AWS Partner Network (APN) firms demonstrating a high level of commitment and proficiency with the AWS platform.

“Achieving Advanced Consulting Partner status is another step forward for our business and a result of providing customers with quality solutions built on AWS,” said Riptide Managing Director Zenon Rawley. “It validates our ongoing mission and strategy to drive cloud technology adoption across enterprise businesses and to show how companies can solve complex business problems with AWS, while significantly reducing the total cost of ownership of infrastructure.“

For many years, Riptide has been successful delivering innovative application and infrastructure workloads for businesses of all sizes—leveraging AWS’s wide array of sophisticated global compute power, database, analytics, content delivery and other functionality. Riptide designs and develops highly available systems with flexibility, scalability and reliability for the AWS platform.

“The continued growth of our partnership with AWS is very exciting,” Rawley said. “With the full support of Amazon Web Services, we’ve created the AWS Orlando Users Group, which meets regularly to share knowledge and understanding of their services and to discuss different approaches and best practices in the Central Florida market.”

AWS established its global APN program to partner clients with firms who have a proven record of success with the AWS cloud computing platform. To receive Advanced Consulting Partner status, a firm is required to have staff with technical professional and business professional accreditation, as well as a high number of AWS customer references and demonstrable solutions.

About Riptide

Since 1995, Riptide has been an industry leader in software technology services. Experts in architecture and development of custom cloud-based solutions, mobile apps and the integration of large-scale enterprise and SaaS systems, Riptide has built a strong reputation of uncompromising quality and superior results. From complex training and simulation systems for government agencies to scalable and sophisticated cloud solutions for enterprise businesses, Riptide’s technology partners include all major providers of cloud platforms and services such as: Amazon Web Services (AWS),, MuleSoft, and Twilio. Headquartered in Orlando, FL, near the University of Central Florida campus, Riptide is an employee-owned company, employing only U.S. citizens, and using no offshore outsourcing.

About Amazon Web Services

Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services, Inc. began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services—now widely known as cloud computing. The ultimate benefit of cloud computing, and AWS, is the ability to leverage a new business model and turn capital infrastructure expenses into variable costs. Businesses no longer need to plan and procure servers and other IT resources weeks or months in advance. Using AWS, businesses can take advantage of Amazon’s expertise and economies of scale to access resources when their business needs them, delivering results faster and at a lower cost. Today, Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of enterprise, government and startup customer businesses in 190 countries around the world. Amazon Web Services offers over 30 different services, including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS). AWS Cloud services are available to customers from data center locations in the U.S., Brazil, Europe, Japan, Singapore, Australia and China.