The IT Handbook to Choosing the Right SaaS App

Choosing a new SaaS tool means combing through lists of dozens (dozens!) of similar apps, and it can be hard to tell which is the right one for the job. As an IT admin there’s a lot more to consider than just “Does this get the job done?” when evaluating a new or replacement SaaS tool. Today’s IT organizations have to deal with an incredible number of applications to administer and secure, on top of our more traditional tasks. And yet, IT admins are still very much needed to help evaluate SaaS applications before purchase. So how do we do this? And more importantly, how do we make this a sustainable, scalable process?

Meet BetterCloud’s New Chief Technology Officer, Andra Milender

Our new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Andra Milender defected from a medical career track before finding her footing on a technology path. Andra is excited to leave her public company comfort zone and bring her talent to the BetterCloud team. She’s looking forward to helping BetterCloud scale and become one of the most reliable solutions that customers use. Andra hopes to build a culture within her team where everyone has a voice and is comfortable using it. We’re excited to have Andra on board and for all the positive change that she’s bringing with her.

Meet BetterCloud’s New Chief Customer Officer, Rachel Orston

Our new Chief Customer Officer (CCO) Rachel Orston was one of Atlanta’s early tech pioneers and helped build the thriving tech community there. Rachel leads a customer success forum in Atlanta and is an avid attendee of spin classes. Her passion for customers and the customer experience is unrivaled. She’s excited to seize the opportunities that lie ahead of BetterCloud, which is what unquestionably makes Rachel the ideal new head of our customer experience organization.

Meet BetterCloud’s New Chief Marketing Officer, Andrew Savitz

Our bi-coastal new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Andrew Savitz has a passion for surfing and an insatiable appetite for Yelp. He can’t wait to put his plans into motion and share BetterCloud’s story with the world. Andy has extensive experience scaling enterprise SaaS companies, which makes him the perfect addition to BetterCloud.

Meet Matt Young, BetterCloud’s New VP of Sales

Consistency is Matt Young’s friend. Our new VP of sales has spent his entire life in Connecticut; Monroe, Connecticut, specifically. He has also spent his entire professional career in sales. Luckily, his consistency is (part of) why we are so excited to welcome Matt to our team. His exhaustive experience in the SaaS sales space makes him a perfect addition to the BetterCloud family.

Matt sat down with us to discuss what drew him to BetterCloud, what he’s looking for as he builds his team, and what he does when he isn’t at work.

Meet BetterCloud’s New Chief Product Officer, Jim Brennan

Born and raised in Maryland, Jim Brennan has spent most of his life in Atlanta. His career path to this point has been non-linear, to say the least, and had you told him in college that he would one day be a chief product officer (CPO), he probably wouldn’t have believed you. However, Jim’s vast range of experiences in security, product management, and team building is what makes BetterCloud so excited to welcome him as our CPO.

Modernizing IT with Cloud Native Patterns – Part 3

Chris Borte, director of information technology at InsideTrack, made it a priority to develop an IT infrastructure that would be impervious to ransomware. The answer? Cloud native architecture. In this final installment of our blog series on the advantages of going cloud native, he offers guidance for organizations that are ready to modernize their IT system and go cloud native. Here are his essential tips on how to get started.