Innovation in the Enterprise Award
Terminix has received an Innovation in the Enterprise Award from the Greater Memphis IT Council following a recent collaboration with cloud platform provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) to implement cybersecurity products.
One of four large enterprises nominated for the award, Terminix served as an early adopter and integrator of AWS cloud solutions, Gateway Load Balancer, MSR ("More Specific Route") and Transit Gateway which are all now making their way into companies around the world, with Terminix's in-house IT department additionally developing a standardized network architecture with self-healing capabilities that is capable of supporting the seamless integration of the new AWS product offering.
Joy Wald, Terminix chief information officer, says: "In the ever-changing world of information security, we are proud to be recognized for our efforts. Our teams are always watching for the latest emerging trends and data that will allow us to strengthen our cybersecurity.
"We are very grateful to the Greater Memphis IT Council for recognizing us with this award.".
Thomas Davis, Terminix chief information security officer, adds: "As one of the industry leaders in pest control, it was a pleasure for my colleague and IT architect, Spencer Bryant, and me to work with an industry leader in the information security space."
The Innovation in the Enterprise Award was launched in 2020, with St. Jude chosen as its inaugural recipient after working in collaboration with World Wide Technology (WWT).
Regina Whitley, the Council's executive director, says: "The Innovation in the Enterprise Award was granted to the Terminix and AWS partnership for their collaboration in refining products for cloud security to address the strategic area of cybersecurity."
Hart Rossman, Director of Global Security Practice for AWS, adds: "When the AWS team learned Terminix wanted to start fresh in the cloud, we offered some of our newest services.
"Terminix successfully utilized these services and provided us some very valuable feedback on them.
"By helping them implement Zero Trust in an innovative way, we accelerated their speed to market, agility, and automation.
"This award embodies the culmination of our two teams collaborating to expedite Terminix’s business transformation. By focusing on our customer, AWS earned the trust needed to make this collaboration a success."