Wilbur-Ellis' Journey To The Cloud

How do large, long-established companies move to the cloud?

Very carefully.

When Wilbur-Ellis, a leading international marketer and distributor of agricultural products and one of America’s largest private companies, took on the task of moving their physical IT environment into the cloud, one of their first priorities was ensuring their new dynamic environment was secure. We just released a success story that outlines how Wilbur-Ellis made the transition from traditional IT to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud with the help of Alert Logic. 

Today, the agriculture industry is going through a technological revolution; iPads, smartphones, GPSs, and drones are now all part of the day-to-day operations at Wilbur-Ellis. In order to develop an agile “cloud first” philosophy, they had to have a solid knowledge based security approach. 

Their new philosophy resulted in pushing their network perimeter out further than ever. This new perimeter brought greater risks and required them to consider how they would maintain visibility across their network and AWS environment. A cloud security solution that didn't meet all of their needs would mean putting their fiercely loyal clients at risk. The company was not willing to put their 94-year-old reputation on the line. They needed solid security solutions and expertise in protecting AWS workloads.

To see how Alert Logic helped Wilbur-Ellis reach their security goals in their AWS environment while meeting government and regulatory requirements, read the full success story.

To read about other companies that trust Alert Logic security and compliance solutions, visit our Success Stories page.

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Terry Kraft - Senior Manager, Customer Advocacy at Alert Logic

Terry Kraft

Terry Kraft has 20+ years in software marketing and sales. Her expertise serves Alert Logic in customer reference attainment and development, working with sales teams, partners and public relations. As the Senior Manager of Customer Advocacy, Terry identifies, recruits and nurtures strategic references for participation in a variety of marketing activities from press interviews to webinars. She is also responsible for publishing case studies, video testimonials and quotes which are posted at alertlogic.com/customers/case-studies

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