10th Magnitude Appoints Brian Blanchard Vice President of Cloud Solutions

Blanchard to lead Microsoft Azure and DevOps solution development for enterprise customers

Aug 03, 2015, 10:55 ET from 10th Magnitude

CHICAGO, Aug. 3, 2105 /PRNewswire/ -- 10th Magnitude, one of the top Microsoft Azure services firms in the US, today announced that Brian Blanchard has joined the company as Vice President of Cloud Solutions. Blanchard brings over 17 years of leadership experience in cloud and application development technologies. He will report to Jacob Saunders, 10th Magnitude CTO.

Earlier this year, 10th Magnitude achieved Microsoft's most elite partner designation, National Solution Provider (NSP). Blanchard will lead solution development for the expanding roster of enterprise clients that 10th Magnitude now serves as a Microsoft NSP.

"10th Magnitude leads the market in using Microsoft Azure and DevOps to deliver truly transformational solutions for our clients," says Saunders. "Brian's expertise in developing innovative cloud and application development solutions, as well as his strong relationship with Microsoft, will allow us to best serve our rapidly growing large-scale enterprise market."

A Microsoft Virtual Technology Solutions Professional (V-TSP) and Azure/ALM Ranger, Blanchard helps Microsoft customers understand the business impact of new technologies and architect solutions leveraging those technologies. Before joining 10th Magnitude, Blanchard served as executive leader for the Application Management line of business at Oakwood Systems. He has previously held Chief Architect and other technical leadership roles at companies like MATA Tech, Essence Healthcare and Zaio. 

"10th Magnitude's 'born in the cloud' philosophy is aligned with where the industry is heading," says Blanchard. "I'm excited to help build the firm's cloud vision and deliver cutting-edge projects that are light years ahead of what traditional consulting firms are working on."

About 10th Magnitude
10th Magnitude, one of the top Microsoft Azure services firms in the US, provides customers with a suite of cloud services that includes Microsoft Azure Migration, Cloud-Scale Application Development, DevOps and Azure-Enabled Infrastructure Automation, Azure Analytics and Internet of Things and Managed Cloud Services. The company not only leads the market in Microsoft Azure development and implementation, but is also spearheading the current enterprise DevOps revolution. A Chef-Certified and Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform partner, 10th Magnitude is headquartered in Chicago with customers around the globe.


Dorinne Hoss
10th Magnitude


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