By now, most people have heard about "cloud," or web-based computing, which has made collaboration, innovation and efficiency easier.
A Cincinnati tech entrepreneur, Larry Carvalho, is taking his expertise in cloud computing to large companies across the country through his business, RobustCloud
"I have a mechanical engineering degree, and have helped businesses learn how to use IT to improve their business," Carvalho says. "I took my experience to large enterprises by helping tech companies in the adoption of cloud computing."
Carvalho, a native of India, lived in New York before coming to Cincinnati for work in the late 1980s. He started RobustCloud in 2009 after his job with IBM was relocated.
"For most companies, there is a dearth of knowledge about what they can do with could computing," Carvalho says. "As a result, they look for experts to advise them on what steps to take."
The main areas in which he consults are social networks, mobile computing and analytics.
"That is really what is driving the need for cloud infrastructure," he says. "The bottom line benefit to business is business agility. They are able to react to market changes faster."
Though based in Cincinnati, many of Carvalho's clients are on the East and West coasts. However, he is looking to expand his footprint in Cincinnati and will be among those presenting at the Digital Non Conference
this Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. on "Data and Digital Marketing
"I'm really eager to help local companies adopt cloud computing," Carvalho says. "I want to make a difference in Cincinnati."
By Feoshia H. Davis
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