AST India’s First Collaborative Workshop on Oracle Integration Cloud a Great Success!

On Friday, August 24, AST and Oracle offered a collaborative workshop titled “Oracle Autonomous PaaS – Application Integration”.  The workshop was attended by more than thirty professionals, comprised of Solution Architects, Technical Consultants, Technical Architects, Entrepreneurs, EBS Consultants, and avid technocrats.  The free, hands-on workshop offered opportunities to learn how Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC), a pure, cloud-based platform can help customers achieve a scalable, maintenance-free, and secure cloud-based integration solution.  Experts from Oracle, including Mr. Narayana Pedapudi and Mr. Kishore Katta, and from AST,  Mr. Joseph Alexander and Mr. Ankit Chhabra, provided an immersive and interactive learning experience.  The hands-on session left the audience yearning for a few days of additional access to absorb and experience the technology in-depth.

We’d like to thank all the workshop participants for making this event a success.  Based on the overwhelming response, we are planning to launch a series of workshops on myriad topics.  For those of you who missed the first workshop, stay tuned…







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Brake Parts Speeds Ahead with #Oracle #Autonomous #Integration #Cloud

Brake Parts, a global company that supplies the world’s top brake brands for cars, vans, SUVs, light trucks, and heavy-duty vehicles, has partnered with Oracle to build an intelligent sales operation.  Using Oracle Autonomous Integration Cloud with Oracle Sales Cloud, the company has modernized its applications and automated customer-facing activities across departments, helping to transform sales operations.  Read more about this development here:

Oracle has expanded its scope of autonomous capabilities with built-in AI and machine learning in its application development, integration, and analytics services.  Learn more about Oracle’s Integration Platform at an exclusive AST hands-on workshop on Friday, August 24 in our Pune, India office.  This workshop is a fantastic opportunity to take a deep dive in Oracle’s integration offerings and applications.  Don’t miss the opportunity to take your career to next level – register to secure your spot today!

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How do customers benefit from a truly #integrated #cloud #platform?

Just 3 weeks to go – don’t miss this opportunity

AST is offering you an opportunity to learn more about #Oracle’s #Cloud #Platform through an informative and hands-on workshop happening in our Pune office! Mark your calendars for Friday, August 24 for this free workshop for business & technology enthusiasts and innovators.

We are proud to introduce our featured speaker for the day – Mr. Narayana Pedapudi!

Mr. Pedapudi is a Cloud PaaS solution architect at Oracle India. He is an expert on Cloud Integration Platform and Cloud Native Applications technologies and has 16 years of experience in dealing with complex integrations across cloud and on-premise applications. Mr. Pedapudi began his career in integration with Sun SeeBeyond Enterprise, where he worked with the integration platform, OpenESB. There, he was instrumental in developing adapters for widely used enterprise applications. Mr. Pedapudi is a cloud enthusiast who loves exploring new trends in cloud and IoT technologies. He loves to travel and spend most of his free time with family and friends. Learn more about the event and register today to secure your spot!


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Harness the Power of an #Integrated Ecosystem with #Oracle #PaaS

#Oracle has been named a leader in Gartner’s 2018 “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service” report for the second consecutive year! This achievement is a direct result of the value that the Oracle Cloud Platform is delivering to thousands of enterprises every day. Oracle’s comprehensive #iPaaS offering has eliminated the barriers between various Oracle and non-Oracle#ERP, #HCM, and CX applications to provide seamless connectivity in business across cloud and on-premise applications. AST is offering you an opportunity to learn more about Oracle’s #Cloud Platform through an informative and hands-on workshop happening in our Pune office! Mark your calendars for Friday, August 24 for this free workshop for business & technology enthusiasts and innovators. Experts from AST and Oracle will facilitate learning about the Oracle Integration Platform through presentations, case studies, live demos, and hands-on laboratory exercises. Learn more about the event and register today to secure your slot here  #business #integration #OracleCloud


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AST Employees Celebrate Milestone Work Anniversaries!

Congratulations to Rohan Khatavkar and Rishi Gupta for celebrating their 5th work anniversaries with AST!  After joining the AST family in 2013, each of them has contributed unique talents and skills to the growth and success of our organization.

Rohan and Rishi have both shown great dedication to their work and an ongoing eagerness to learn more.  They have each worked on numerous successful projects and they continuously encourage their colleagues to work with the same dedication and passion as they have.

We are proud to have Rohan and Rishi as a part of Team AST, and we wish them a long and rewarding career!


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Oracle Reaffirms Commitment to Security and Data Protection with PCI DSS AoC

Effective May 1, 2018, Oracle has received a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Attestation of Compliance (AoC) covering Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services, reaffirming its commitment to security and data protection.


PCI DSS is a globally recognized security standard for payment workloads, including the storage, processing, or transmission of cardholder data.  Customers can use this PCI DSS AoC to assess how Oracle’s cloud services can meet their payment card related compliance needs. Read more about this achievement here:

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Oracle Enhances Its Security by Dropping Java Serialization Support

Oracle is enhancing its security by dropping Java Serialization Support. Serialization has been at the heart of persistent security flaws and has affected an estimated 65% of all Fortune 100 companies in the last year alone. Read more on the concerns with Java Serialization, and Oracle’s actions to thwart any further related security issues here.


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Serene is Now AST India!

AST LLC is a rapidly-growing, Specialized Oracle Applications systems integrator. AST’s specialized product offerings and exceptional Oracle relationship have helped it build and implement leading business practices across multiple industry verticals. AST is consistently recognized for Industry awards, Oracle Excellence Awards, and multiple workplace awards. With innovative business solutions, commitment to quality, and its depth and breadth of experience, AST has remained a preferred partner for customers across the globe. Headquartered in the outskirts of Chicago, Illinois, in the U.S., AST is growing quickly and has a strong presence in Canada, Europe, India, and Australia.

Serene India Software Services joined the AST family in September 2015. Since then, we have been working together as one entity to achieve our business goals. We have spent valuable time understanding each other’s processes, exchanging ideas, and learning and adapting to one another’s culture and values.

We are very excited to share that Serene India Software Services is now officially AST Pvt. Ltd. We celebrated the formal name change with an exciting event at our Pune office. Thank you to everyone for your support and participation during this process!

Our teamwork and unified spirit will continue to bring growth and success to AST and its valued customers.

Check out this video, showcasing AST and our office in Pune!
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AST Announces Quarterly Award Winners from India Office!

Quarterly Award winners from AST’s India office!

It is an immense pleasure for us to announce the Quarterly Award Winner!  AST thanks them for their exceptional work and contribution.


Award Category Award Winners
Pat on the Back Mihir Malkan
Manoj Tirumala
Sanjay Bajaj
Valuable Team Player Ashish Naravanekar
Aparna Aspathi
Shashi kant Singh
Star Performer Shankar Narayanan
Vikas Bhardwaj
Rising Star Rohit Sharma
Ravi Kumar Rao Jadav

Hearty Congratulations to all the winners!!

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AST Celebrates an Exciting Team Member Milestone!

Congratulations to Prajakta Deep., a valuable consultant in our Pune office, on her 5th anniversary with AST!

Prajakta joined the AST family in 2013 and has contributed greatly to our client satisfaction, growth, and success.

From day one as part of #TeamAST, Prajakta has demonstrated unwavering dedication, commitment, and eagerness to learn. She has been a part of numerous successful client engagements and encourages her peers to work with the same enthusiasm she does.

We are proud to have Prajakta as part of our AST family.  Here’s to many more years of collaboration and success!  Prajakta_LongServiceAward

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