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 150 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 Cloudera, the enterprise data cloud company. WATI works as an extension of Cloudera with the technical expertise to successfully rollout their entire offering of tools and software – machine learning and analytics, from the Edge to AI, operating across all clouds while offering a public cloud experience everywhere for data anywhere — the Enterprise Data Cloud. 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.
WATI is UiPath’s Business Partner offering comprehensive (Robotic Process Automation (RPA) experience, knowledge and skills. WATI positions clients for the future of work through ensuring successful RPA implementation and automation + AI projects.
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.
Mr. Kevin Matsuo is an advisor and mentor for WATI. Mr. Matsuo founded KDM Consulting Services to develop public/private partnerships and to help bring innovative and cost-effective solutions to the government. Prior to founding KDM, Mr. Matsuo retired from California State service after 35 years, where he served in a number of management and executive-level Information Technology (IT) positions, including 19 years as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) with the California Department of Education (CDE). Prior to serving as CIO with CDE, Mr. Matsuo served as the CIO for the California Youth Authority (CYA) from 1998-1999. Mr. Matsuo’s vision is still the same as it was in the public sector – to build a better government.
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.
Rahul is a senior architect for design/develop DevOps, Software Configuration Management Engineering (SCM) and CI/CD Release Automation processes. He has vast experience in technology operations, IT management across the enterprise comprising of SaaS, Cloud Platform like AWS, IT Security and Network management. Rahul is also a Certified Ethical Hacker(v8).
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.
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.
Deepak is an experienced Hadoop Developer and Administrator. Skilled in Hadoop and Big Data arena, certified AWS Developer.
Rohith is a passionate executive in HR operations and employee engagement.
Kondal Rao Nakka
Kondal Rao he is a talent acquisition Leader. Responsible for full life cycle recruitment process, maintaining the relationship with clients and consultants. Strong leader of strategic recruiting & account teams. Ability to prioritize, plan and execute while using good business judgment. Proactive professional with strong focus in IT Recruitment, Sales, Strategic Recruiting, and Staffing Management practices in multi-national corporate and top-tier management consulting environments. Experienced with different business domains for sales and recruitment, which includes Telecom, Financial, Pharma, Energy, Healthcare, and State Government clients.
Phani Kumar Sivaraju
With an exceptional authority in all major Digital Marketing aspects, Phani oversees major digital transformation initiatives, from conceptualizing to strategizing to planning, implementation, progress and analytics
Praveen Kumar Kagithapu
Praveen brings over 10 years of experience in the Sales, Business Development and Marketing. Resilient with a strong penchant for solving problems. He is a certified sales professional from the HubSpot, Discover Org. His core responsibility in WATI is to build the client relationships across a range of industries specially focusing on the Cyber-security, Business Intelligence, Cloud, Custom Development, Migrations and Integration services, to leverage the company’s strengths in Cognitive solutions.
Vino leads WATI’s cybersecurity team across all engagements, including VA/PT, DevSecOps, Managed Services, and BootCamps. Vino is a certified cybersecurity professional and one of most recognized and accomplished cybersecurity experts. He has immensely contributed to the security of cyberspace by assisting countless corporations and governmental organizations. Today, Vinod is a regular speaker at major conferences like ISACA and (ISC)2. He has conducted several cybersecurity conferences for practicing professionals, ethical hacking aspirants, and students. He currently holds 13 world records for conducting the largest information security gathering for the longest duration.