Discover Germany | Special Theme | Consumer Electronic & Technology Trends 2017
Pierre Gronau, founder of Gronau IT Cloud Computing GmbH.
Digitalising companies while protecting sensitive data Digital transformation and global connectivity are the main challenges companies and their IT departments are facing today. Gronau IT Cloud Computing GmbH in Berlin, as the name indicates, is a specialist for modern cloud computing with core competences in DevSecOps, architecture, quality assurance, managed services and data security – a valuable partner when modernising IT structures. TEXT: JESSICA HOLZHAUSEN I PHOTOS: GRONAU IT CLOUD COMPUTING GMBH
“For many years, information technology has been our passion,” says Pierre Gronau, who does not shy away from cracking even the hardest cases. Pierre Gronau, who has founded Gronau IT Cloud Computing GmbH, is a senior consultant and has many years of experience as technical project manager. Digital data processing today is key in nearly every aspect of modern business environments, which is reflected in Gronau IT’s portfolio; from analysing the existing IT structure to developing new concepts, implementing them and train76 | Issue 53 | August 2017
ing employees accordingly. “We have an interdisciplinary, proactive and expedient approach,” says Gronau. It is the best way to optimise not only IT structures but also business processes – a key requirement to stay successful in an ever-changing business world.“It is our mission to reduce the workload and optimise processes to allow our clients to reach their business goals faster and with less stress,” says Gronau. When digitalising their processes, many companies worry about data security and
how to keep their internal processes, ideas and data safe – especially when using cloud storage and services relying on internet connections. In many companies, there are still reservations towards cloud computing because companies fear to lose control over their data. This fear is unfounded, says Pierre Gronau. The main problem often is not cloud computing in itself, but underlying insecurities in the management when those responsible realise how fast things are moving forward once they have decided on digitalising their business. Economic advantages often outweigh the risks Cloud computing offers enormous potential for agility and resilience and – if done correctly – also economic advantages. Organisations can simply work faster
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