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Microsoft MVP Meagan Longoria Joins Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting announced that renowned Microsoft MVP Meagan Longoria is joining the company as a consultant.

A Microsoft Data Platform MVP with over ten years of experience, Meagan specializes in business intelligence, data warehousing, and database development. Her areas of expertise include dimensional modeling, data integration design patterns, and data visualization, a topic she recently spoke about at the Power BI World Tour in Dallas.

CEO and Principal Denny Cherry commented, “Meagan is positively innovative in creating solutions in Azure and SQL Server that make data useful for decision makers. She’s particularly gifted as a Power BI consultant and innovator and has been influential in shaping the product with feature suggestions and feedback to Microsoft’s product team. With Power BI becoming such a critical tool in Azure solutions, she’s a perfect fit with our clients and team.”

Longoria responded, “I’ve known the consultants at Denny Cherry & Associates for years through the SQL Server Community. My chats with them at conferences and on Twitter demonstrated their incredible SQL and Azure knowledge, and I’m excited to learn from them. I feel very fortunate to work for a company that values and encourages participation in the technical community.”

About Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting

Award-winning Microsoft Partner and Gold Platform certified Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting assist companies with reliably attaining IT goals such as Azure Migration, HA, scalability, SQL Server virtualization and acceleration, while finding ways to save on costs. With clients ranging from Fortune 50 corporations to small businesses, their commitment to each is the same: to provide a deft, high-speed IT environment that maximizes every aspect of their platform: from architecture, to infrastructure, to network.

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DCAC Taps Peter Shire Director of Sales

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Jan. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting announced the hire of Microsoft veteran Peter Shire as Director of Sales.

Peter Shire

Most recently Director of Data and Cloud Services with Aspire, Peter Shire began his career with an eight-year stint in Microsoft’s sales organization before moving on to several senior sales and marketing positions in the technology industry. In his eleven years at SentryOne as Director of Partner Relationships, Peter designed, built and managed the company’s highly successful Partner program, their relationship with Microsoft, and was responsible for a significant portions of the company’s annual revenue.

CEO and Principal of DCAC, Denny Cherry met Shire in his longtime role as President of the Charlotte SQL Server Users Group (CSSUG), where he has grown the organization into one of the nation’s leading users group.

Cherry commented, “I knew when I met Peter that he had the knowledge, skills and connections to be a great asset to DCAC, and I look forward to working with him. He’s extremely knowledgeable of Microsoft products, as well as negotiating with small and medium-sized enterprises, all which we urgently need as a high growth Microsoft Partner Company. He’s also simply a great guy personally. We couldn’t be prouder to have Peter joining our team.”

Shire responded, “I have known and admired Denny for almost ten years. His knowledge and comfort working with cutting edge technology in high pressure environments is elite level. And Denny’s long-term commitment to the Microsoft Data Platform community is unmatched and, in certain circles, even legendary. I have closely watched as he has grown DCAC adding respected experienced technologists one after another. I am confident there isn’t any engagement they couldn’t handle, and I am very excited to now be part of the DCAC team.”

About Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting

Award-winning Microsoft Partner and Gold Platform certified Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting assist companies with reliably attaining IT goals such as Azure Migration, HA, scalability, SQL Server virtualization and acceleration, while finding ways to save on costs. With clients ranging from Fortune 50 corporations to small businesses, their commitment to each is the same: to provide a deft, high-speed IT environment that maximizes every aspect of their platform: from architecture, to infrastructure, to network.

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Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting & ATTOM Data Solutions Announce Successful Completion of Microsoft Azure Migration

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, and Managed Microsoft Partner Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting (DCAC) jointly announced the successful completion of a 50 Terabyte migration to Microsoft’s Azure platform.

The engagement included:

  • Consolidation of multiple legacy SQL Server databases
  • Migration to Azure
  • Conversion to SSIS catalogued project model
  • Sizing and choosing the correct VM for the Azure environment.

Post migration, ATTOM Chief Technology Officer Todd Teta estimates the company is now saving 30% of their budget on infrastructure.

ATTOM’s Chief Data Officer Richard Sawicky commented, “We now have the flexibility to scale, expand, and consolidate all of our operations and be nimble as we take on new projects, new datasets, and better serve our customers on a modern platform capable of enrolling a lot of the Azure functionality.

DCAC principal and Microsoft MVP Joey D’Antoni commented, “The ATTOM migration was quite challenging as there were lot of moving pieces. Richard and I worked really hard to ensure we had a solid checklist for migration, and outside of a single small error we saw immediately after migration, the process was seamless.”

“There were a ton of moving parts, and Joey D’Antoni and Denny Cherry were there to quarterback us through it all,” Sawicky added.  “There is no way that we would be sitting here 100% in Azure without those guys.”

For more info visit the website. Media inquiries about this release contact Kathleen Hannon  khannon@dcac.co.

About Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting

Award-winning Microsoft Managed Partner Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting assists companies with reliably attaining IT goals such as HA, scalability, SQL Server virtualization, Azure migration and acceleration, while finding ways to save on costs. With clients ranging from Fortune 50 corporations to small businesses, their commitment to each is the same: to provide a deft, high-speed IT environment that leverages every aspect of their platform: from architecture, to infrastructure, to network.

About ATTOM Data Solutions 
ATTOM Data Solutions provides premium property data to power products that improve transparency, innovation, efficiency and disruption in a data-driven economy. ATTOM multi-sources property tax, deed, mortgage, foreclosure, environmental risk, natural hazard, and neighborhood data for more than 155 million U.S. residential and commercial properties covering 99 percent of the nation’s population. A rigorous data management process involving more than 20 steps validates, standardizes and enhances the data collected by ATTOM, assigning each property record with a persistent, unique ID — the ATTOM ID. The 9TB ATTOM Data Warehouse fuels innovation in many industries including mortgage, real estate, insurance, marketing, government and more through flexible data delivery solutions that include bulk file licenses, APIs, market trends, marketing lists, match & append and more.

Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting Named to “10 Best Performing Azure Service Providers 2018”

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Aug 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting announced today the company has been named one of the “10 Best Performing Azure Service Providers 2018” by Insights Success Magazine.

A Microsoft Managed Gold Partner with a team of veteran Microsoft MVPs, Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting are renowned for their depth of knowledge in, and dexterity with, Azure solutions.

Principal and CEO Denny Cherry commented, “We’re really proud to be named to this list and thank Insights Success for nominating us. Azure consulting has become almost 50% of our business in the past 18 months and it’s great to be recognized for the work.

Every week brings us a new Azure challenge right now. We’ve just wrapped up a 50 Terabyte migration for a business that was going from a CoLo to Azure. Simultaneously, on behalf of a non-profit customer, we’re assisting with medical reporting for medical clinics in Africa using PowerBI. We’ve designed the system to include Azure Virtual Machines to load and scrub the data before moving the data into PowerBI for users around the world.”

About Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting

The vetted and certified experts at Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting assist companies with reliably attaining IT goals such as HA, scalability, SQL Server virtualization, Azure migration and acceleration, while finding ways to save on costs. With clients ranging from Fortune 50 corporations to small businesses, their commitment to each is the same: to provide a deft, high-speed IT environment that leverages every aspect of their platform: from architecture, to infrastructure, to network. http://www.dcac.co/

About Insights Success

Insights Success is The Best Business Magazine in the world for enterprises. Being a platform, it focuses distinctively on emerging as well as leading fastest growing companies, their innovative style of doing businesses and the way of delivering effective and collaborative solutions to strengthen market share. Here, we talk about the leader’s viewpoints & ideas, latest products/services, etc. Insights Success magazine reaches out to all the ‘C’ Level Professionals, VPs, Consultants, VCs, Managers, and HRs of various industries. For more info, visit: www.insightssuccess.com

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