West Advanced Technologies, Inc. (WATI) develops, integrates, installs and supports technology for Local, State and Federal Government agencies. Since its founding in 1998, WATI has 100% successful track record in building and deploying citizen and employee-facing applications and infrastructure for public sector agencies. WATI has national presence, with headquarters in Southern California.
Long-Standing Relationship with the County of Los Angeles
WATI has a highly productive, long-standing relationship with the County of Los Angeles, which continues today, with over 100 projects successfully implemented.
In the application space, WATI plays a key role in the development, deployment, enhancement and support of several systems, in addition to deep familiarity with County-wide systems such as eCAPS, CWTAPPS, and CWPAY.
WATI is intimately involved in County infrastructure projects, which include Network planning, VOIP planning, EMC Multi-Fabric Storage, Computing Resources, Capacity Planning, Imaging/Document Management, and facility planning.WATI has also participated in the County’s enterprise technology and security committees such as the CIO’s Cyber-terrorism initiative, the VOIP Selection Committee and the BI Steering Committee.
WATI works side-by-side with many of the skilled technology and management professionals within many agencies (DPSS, ISD, CSS, Assessor, Sheriff, DHR) of the County departments; and continues to uphold their confidence by delivering successful projects, protecting assets and integrating the involvement of County staff.
As such, few vendors have as broad and deep understanding of the systems, staff, business protocols, policies and practices of the State and Local Governments as does WATI.
WATI has strategic partnerships with technology partners that align with WATI’s vision, meet your needs and exceed your expectations. When you work with WATI you get the world’s leading technology providers, all from a single point of contact.
We maintain strong strategic partnerships with key global leaders in workflow automation, cloud infrastructure and Big Data. Through our strong relationships with our best-of-breed partners, you can be confident that WATI can deliver the technology and solutions you need. Whether the challenge is designing or upgrading legacy systems, hosted or virtualized solutions, or an entire IT environment, depend on WATI to deliver.
Microsoft Silver Certified Partner
WATI is a Microsoft Silver Certified Partner. The WATI-Microsoft partnership combines our deep industry expertise and technology consulting capabilities with the Microsoft’s suite of products to provide innovative, high-quality and cost-effective Azure and on premise solutions to customers.Our Use of Force Solution is built on Microsoft and Azure platforms. WATI offers development, deployment and support services for a range of Microsoft applications and technologies including web, database, application development, and Office 365 migration and virtualization solutions.
Amazon Web Services Partner
WATI offers development, deployment and support services for various clients on AWS platform. AWS provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments. The technology allows clients to have at their disposal a virtual cluster of computers, available all the time.
Enterprise IT organizations are using cloud technologies and other IT innovation to reduce costs, improve operational flexibility, and gain a competitive advantage. However, not every organization has the resources, time, or expertise to build and maintain a full IT or cloud environment in-house. The Red Hat® Certified Cloud and Service Provider (CCSP) partnership lets WATI offer trusted, secure, and enterprise-grade cloud and managed services to our customers with the products they already use in their datacenters.
Adobe Solution Partner
WATI is now a Solution Partner with Adobe. We will now develop applications that are built on, integrate with, or embed Adobe products. Adobe and WATI meet customer’s needs with industry-leading solutions that are powered by Adobe technology. Whether it is Adobe AEM Forms, Sites, LiveCycle or Analytics, WATI will further enhance by leveraging Adobe linked applications and technology. WATI’s solutions and applications will be world class by deploying Adobe suite of products for various function areas, market and industry needs.
Chef Professional Services Partner
WATI has partnered with “Chef” to help companies in Automation. Chef Automate is an enterprise platform that allows developers, operations and security engineers to collaborate effortlessly on delivering application & infrastructure changes at the speed of business. Chef Automate provides actionable insights into the state of your compliance, configurations, with an auditable history of every change that’s bee
WATI provides Container platform solution through the partnership with “Docker”. Docker provides container software that is ideal for developers and teams looking to get started and experimenting with container-based applications. Docker Desktop provides an integrated container-native development experience; it launches as an application from your Mac or Windows toolbar and provides access to the largest library of community and certified Linux and Windows Server content from Docker Hub.
WATI has partnered with Hortonworks as one of the Hadoop vendors in the marketplace today to provide the cross-over capabilities of the Hadoop world with the enterprise applications. WATI works as an extension of Hortonworks with the technical expertise to successfully rollout their entire offering of tools and software. We are highly skilled at helping organizations leverage their data and data warehouses to gain a competitive advantage empowering them to access, integrate and trust all their strategic information assets.
Think Smart Authorized Reseller and Implementation Partner
ThinkSmart is the enterprise workflow application platform as a service company. WATI’s partnership with ThinkSmart enables us to deliver web-based and mobile workflow applications in a fraction of the time and cost. In today’s world of social, mobile, analytics and cloud, bespoke software has become the primary driver for growth and differentiation. IT teams are under immense pressure to not only deliver applications faster, but also accommodate constant change. Using ThinkSmart, we can reduce the development cycle of IT applications significantly and help our clients address these challenges.
K2 Ascend Partner
K2 is an intuitive, drag-and-drop workflow automation tool that lets you visualize your workflow automation quickly and easily. WATI has partnered with K2 to provide their customers with a compelling alternative solution to traditional workflow platforms. Several of our customers are looking to adopt user-friendly workflow applications and business processing tools to create workflow specific applications for their users, functions and leadership. With K2, we intend to empower our customers to automate every process with one platform. Build, change and maintain business process applications without writing endless lines of code, whether you need to automate one process or thousands.
Passion for clients’ success is a contagious trait at WATI. We enable it the only way we know – fostering an environment of continuous learning, collaboration and fun for our team. Our management team members have handled mega projects with successful outcomes. We provide the rare mix that combines appropriate management of technology with world-class execution to create business value. A great team is the cornerstone of a successful project. A majority of our team members have Masters degrees and are certified in their chosen areas of specializations.
Entrepreneur and business executive with over two decades of experience, primarily delivering Business and Technology Solutions to Government and Commercial clients. Srini has wealth of experience in C-level executive management of IT Services organizations at global level and grew operations in 5 continents. With ethical leadership as the bedrock, Srini provides overall leadership to WATI to scale new heights.
With his exceptional understanding of technology and deep commitment to service, Krishna plays the role of “Trusted Advisor” for every customer. Krishna brings an extensive technology background and project management having worked several years in technical roles for government organizations. He has successfully executed several large-scale enterprise programs each valuing over $10 million.
Apart from being an analyst for WATI, Vijay oversees staff augmentation, growth and maintenance of customer accounts. Vijay builds strong customer relationships, obtains descriptions of technical needs and ensures compliance with all aspects of customer agreements. Vijay guides the activities of recruiters, participates in corporate strategic decisions, customer development, vendor management, and employee training.
Siva Kumar Akkiraju
Siva is a software enterprise solutions veteran with over 20 years of experience, having worked on large disparate, distributed web and non-web enterprise systems. In his role, Siva supports WATI’s customers in developing products, services, enterprise solutions and leading large distributed teams. With his dedication and commitment, Siva ensures that the projects are executed on time, as per the scope, and within the budget to the customer satisfaction.
Sikandar has been providing value and demonstrated success to his customers through Cloud adoption. Skilled in Cloud and DevOps Solutions, Sikandar’s efforts resulted in improved customer experience and satisfaction. With tools, practices, and ideas Sikandar focusses on the solving the main business problems to run IT in direct synchronization with business goals. Sikandar is good at building and mentoring teams to be the trusted advisors of our customers.
Madhu leads the Cloud practice at WATI. Madhu is one of the early practitioners of Cloud and has used Amazon Web Services (AWS) from 2009 and holds several professional certifications in areas of cloud computing and systems management. Madhu has built high-profile solutions in AWS for DoD, Verato, National Geospatial Agency (NGA), DHS FEMA, PIMCO and American Eagle Foundation (AEF). Madhu is also is an Adjunct Professor of Cloud Computing at Johns Hopkins University.
Padam is a seasoned talent acquisition leader who brings flexibility and capability to support multiple projects simultaneously. Padam is a people person who has invested in building solid business partner relationships. With over 10 years of experience working in technology and staffing, Padam currently leads WATI’s IT Resources & sales team across all staffing and solutions units with special focus on Public Sector.
Krishna (Konda Reddy) Puli
Krishna leads Partner relations at WATI with special emphasis on Adobe Practice. Adept at using leadership skills to train, coach, mentor, and motivate people, Krishna has a great work ethic and provides excellent customer support as part of our team. Krishna also provides critical support to Executive Management by managing some of the HR functions for diverse industries operating over multiple jurisdictions.