December 16, 2019

Key Takeaways from the 2019 AWS re:Invent

 AWS re:Invent, one of the largest learning conferences for the global cloud computing community just wrapped up last week. This event featured keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities, access to more than 2,500 technical sessions, a partner expo, after-hours events, and so much more.

This was an exciting year for 1901 Group as we had the opportunity to share valuable insight on different paths for digital transformation at AWS re:Invent. Below are our event highlights and key takeaways from our team.

1901 Group highlights:

  • Insight: 1901 Group SMEs shared a critical path option for IT modernization and digital transformation. Learn more.
  • Panel: SVP Brendan Walsh was featured on a panel – “Five hybrid cloud backup and disaster recovery mistakes to avoid”. Learn more.
  • Interview and Video: SVP Brendan Walsh shared his insight on how federal agencies can modernize BU, DR strategies with hybrid IT infrastructure with theCUBE and siliconANGLE. Learn more.
  • AWS Competency: 1901 Group was recognized for achieving AWS Public Safety & Disaster Response Competency status. Learn more.

Key takeaways from our team:

  1. AWS re:Invent: The event continues to grow in its sheer volume of attendance, quality of technical content, and variety of technical trainings.
  2. A Stronger and Growing AWS Partner Network (APN): The AWS Partner ecosystem is only getting stronger and stronger, as we enter the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) with new cloud services being created by AWS and AWS Partners including Cohesity and 1901 Group.
  3. Competencies and Investments for Secure Application/Data Migration: New APN competencies, including the Public Safety and Disaster Response Competency, combined with continued investments in FedRAMP and other security and compliance enablers will help agencies migrate to the cloud more quickly, efficiently, and safely.
  4. Digital Transformation vs. Transition: Jeff Bezos, CEO at AWS touched on the importance digital transformation not only through technical processes, but also through leadership change.

Learn more about how to stay agile and resilient with your enterprise IT while bringing innovation, automation, and security to your digital transformation contact our team today.

Contact John Feid,, Senior Business Development Executive of 1901 Group, for more information.

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Sonu Singh

Sonu is the founder of 1901 Group and corporate leader responsible for our strategic vision, innovative business model, and financial performance.

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Paul Wilkinson
EVP, Corporate Strategy and BD

Paul leads Business Development, Capture Management, Marketing, and Channel Partners. Paul provides leadership for 1901 Group’s growth initiatives by supporting the development of new markets and services.

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James Christopher
EVP, Operations and Engineering

James brings over 25 years of industry experience to 1901 with a focus on delivering Information Technology business solutions and managed services.

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Dana Pittman
SVP, Talent Strategy & Human Resources

Dana is the leader of our Human Capital Management function for providing organizational growth, performance, and profitability.

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Brendan Walsh
SVP, Partner Relations

Brendan leads our partner relations and management efforts and supports business development activities in addition to establishing strategic business alliances with leading cloud service providers and security solutions.

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