2nd Watch Partners With Slalom Consulting to Bring Complete Suite of IT Operations and Software Development Resources to the

2nd Watch Partners With Slalom Consulting to Bring Complete Suite of IT 
Operations and Software Development Resources to the Enterprise 
Firms Collaborate to Offer Businesses One-Stop Cloud, Infrastructure
Solutions 
SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/26/13 --   2nd Watch, Inc., a
global system integrator, software and deployment firm focused on IT
operations, and Slalom Consulting, a leading business and technology
consulting firm, today announced a partnership, bringing together
each company's expertise for enterprise clients. The strategic
partnership combines the infrastructure architecture, Amazon Web
Services (AWS) and consulting services expertise of 2nd Watch with
Slalom's significant track record of business consulting, custom
software and application development for leading companies across a
variety of industries. 
"We're excited to partner with 2nd Watch to expand our product and
service offerings, and to pool our expertise," stated Garret Carlson,
Director, Alliances at Slalom Consulting. "2nd Watch has earned its
abilities as an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, and we're confident
of the value our combined cloud infrastructure solutions will bring
to our clients." 
With the partnership, 2nd Watch and Slalom will gain the value of
expanded product and service offerings with a deepened network of
clients and referrals. 2nd Watch, a Premier Consulting Partner of
Amazon Web Services brings proven IT architecture skills to bear,
while Slalom, an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner, delivers a wide
range of proven AWS-based solutions that help organizations deliver
faster results at a lower cost. Both companies leverage a seasoned
team of business and technology consultants, with each company's
values aligned around collaborative company culture and employee
excellence. 
"Slalom has built a tremendous reputation for itself in the market,
as evidenced by the company's long-term clients, market growth, and
unprecedented employee retention," noted 2nd Watch Co-founder and
President Jeff Aden. "2nd Watch looks forward to continuing to expand
our work with Slalom to more fully develop for our clients the
industry's best set of products and services." 
About Slalom Consulting
 Slalom Consulting brings together business
and technology expertise to help companies drive enterprise
performance, accelerate innovation, enhance the customer experience,
and increase employee productivity. The firm delivers award-winning
solutions in such areas as business intelligence, mobility and cloud
through a national network of local offices across 11 North American
cities. 
Founded in 2001 and based in Seattle, Wash., Slalom has rapidly grown
to more than 2,000 consultants. The company has earned recognition
from Microsoft as the Partner of the Year five times, as well as one
of the Top 10 Best Firms to Work For by Consulting Magazine. For more
information, visit www.slalom.com. 
About 2nd Watch
 2nd Watch, Inc. is an Amazon Web Services Premier
Consulting Partner and Microsoft Cloud Champion and Cloud Accelerate
partner. 2nd Watch is a global system integrator, software and
deployment firm focused on IT operations. The company's expertise is
providing the knowledge, experience and flexibility needed to extend
the enterprise datacenter or launch an application on AWS while
leveraging existing toolsets. 2nd Watch specializes in Cloud adoption
and has developed strategies and software solutions to enable IT cost
savings and increased profits for our clients. 2nd Watch clients
experience increased network uptime and performance and decreased
costs by leveraging cloud services and technologies through 2nd Watch
services, like the AWS TCO calculator, and product solutions
including Pilot Light, 2W Insight and 2W SharePoint. The experienced
2nd Watch team provides a full-service Cloud IT solution and offers
Strategy and Consulting, Cloud Migration, Managed Services, and
Custom Cloud-Based Software Development services to ensure the
success of Cloud-based solutions for the enterprise. ITIL and
Microsoft-certified delivery staff have a proven track record of
results including technical experience, best-in-class cloud
infrastructure, and product innovation. To learn more, email
info@2ndwatch.com, call 1-888-317-7920, or visit www.2ndwatch.com.  
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2nd Watch
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