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We do the cloud so you can do you.

At OTAVA®, we bring people and technology together to deliver tailored cloud solutions. Our experts simplify the complex to help you achieve your goals.

Why OTAVA?

You’ve got the drive. We clear the path.

With OTAVA on your side, you don’t have to be a cloud expert. We’ve got you covered, offering solutions and services that are fine-tuned to your ambitions and engineered to succeed.

  • Solutions and strategies purpose-built to meet your needs and budgets
  • Security and compliance strong enough for the most regulated industries
  • Sophisticated data resilience and protection powered by leading technologies
  • Consultative and managed services to help you stay ahead of critical issues

Everything we do is backed by a human approach that prioritizes relationships, collaboration, and best-in-class service — giving you the freedom and support to reach your full potential.

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The cloud just got personal.

At OTAVA®, our hybrid cloud networks and multi-cloud environments are as unique as your business. No matter how lofty your goals or ambitions, our dedicated sales and operations teams will collaborate with you from planning to deployment and beyond.

  • Solutions tailored to meet your needs, budgets, and expected outcomes.
  • Solutions tailored to meet your needs, budgets, and expected outcomes.
  • Services and architecture that increase speed, agility, and scalability while reducing your software stack and required equipment.
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Automation only takes you so far.

We don’t believe in “one-size-fits-all” cloud solutions set on autopilot. That’s why we offer a customized, human approach to technology so your business can thrive in the cloud.

People-Centered

Human relationships and expertise are at the core of everything we do. Technology and people together.

About Otava

Purpose-Built

We design cloud solutions that simplify the complex and are tailored to meet your individual business goals.

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Protection-Minded

Security is on your mind — ours too. We give you peace of mind in compliance, continuity, recovery, and data safety.

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Potential Focused

We exist to help you reach your business potential and are dedicated to growth that meets your needs.

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Industries we elevate.

We work with organizations of all sizes across a wide variety of industries, having developed deep knowledge and intelligence on the unique challenges each sector must face.

Financial Services

Staying ahead of data breaches and compliance regulations.

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Healthcare

Staying ahead of data breaches and compliance regulations.

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Saas

Staying ahead of data breaches and compliance regulations.

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Manufacturing

Staying ahead of data breaches and compliance regulations.

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Insurance

Staying ahead of data breaches and compliance regulations.

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Transportation

Staying ahead of data breaches and compliance regulations.

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Powerful solutions that take your business further.

From cloud strategy to data recovery, we offer a broad range of services to help drive your ambitions and overcome every regulatory and security challenge.

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Our success is your success.

At OTAVA®, “good enough” is never good enough. It’s that philosophy that has earned us a Net Promoter score of 90 and higher, along with countless accolades year after year. Not just for our technology and solutions but our people too.

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CRN MSP 500 2022

CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, named OTAVA to its 2021 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category. The list recognizes the leading solution providers that have demonstrated innovative and forward-thinking approaches to managed services. This marks OTAVA’s sixth appearance on CRN’s MSP 500.

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CIO Bulletin is a leadership platform serving as a central resource for information on Business & Information Technology (IT) leaders and their entrepreneurial ventures. It included OTAVA in its special issue: 30 Most Influential Companies of the Year 2020.

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OTAVA has been distinguished as one of Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, winning in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. A program of MichBusiness, The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole.

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For the second year in a row, OTAVA has been named to the prestigious MSP 501 list by Channel Futures. Applicants are ranked on a unique methodology that weights revenue figures according to long-term health and viability, commitment to recurring revenue, and operational efficiency.

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OTAVA CEO Brad Cheedle has been recognized as one of the 10 Best Inspiring CEOs of 2020 by Industry Era magazine. The issue honors business leaders from around the US who have proven themselves as exceptional leaders in their field and an inspiration to others.

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All the latest

Stay up to date and in the know with the most recent cloud news and insights.

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OTAVA® Appoints Pete Bell as Senior Vice President of Sales

August 2, 2022

OTAVA announces that Pete Bell has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Sales

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People above all else.

We exist to help you solve mission-critical business challenges through compliant, secure, and intelligent multi-cloud solutions. All backed by a people-centered approach that prioritizes relationships, collaboration, and proactive, best-in-class service.

OTAVA in action.

See how our unmatched experience and passion have helped our clients unlock new solutions and overcome the biggest challenges.

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Customer Stories

“The level of service across the board from OTAVA has been nothing short of exceptional. It’s only getting better and better as the years go along.”

– Brian Allen, CEO, Progressive Data Services

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“I feel that the [migration] went very well, fast and efficient…couldn’t have asked for more! I want to pass along a BIG thanks to everyone involved, couldn’t have made it happen without their assistance! Thanks again!”

– Steve Werner, Director of Technology, Milhaus

“OTAVA presented a great way to lower costs by providing us the opportunity to virtualize the server environment. Their expertise and private cloud were integral to the project’s success…We have trusted OTAVA with the heartbeat of our business.”

– Dean Scaros, President and Founder, Pay-Ease

What our clients are saying:

With OTAVA on your side, you don’t have to be a cloud expert. We’ve got you covered, offering solutions and services that are fine-tuned to your ambitions and engineered to succeed.

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“The level of service across the board from OTAVA has been nothing short of exceptional. It’s only getting better and better as the years go along.”

— Brian Allen, CEO, Progressive Data Services

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“Hosting our service with OTAVA’s private cloud has given us the ability to scale up as needed. We can now meet any transaction volume requirement to satisfy any amount of new clients and partners, which gives us and our customers peace of mind.”

— Chas Patterson, CIO, Form I-9 Compliance

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“OTAVA presented a great way to lower costs by providing us the opportunity to virtualize the server environment. Their expertise and private cloud were integral to the project’s success…We have trusted OTAVA with the heartbeat of our business.”

— Dean Scaros, President and Founder, Pay-Ease

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Cloud solutions engineered to succeed.

Choosing the right cloud solution is crucial to ensuring your enterprise has the level of support and security it needs to be successful. That’s why we offer a number of products and services designed to meet your needs and bottom line.

Professional Services

We strive for the highest quality results and don’t stop until we exceed expectations in everything we do.

  • Remote server management
  • Expert assistance migrating to the cloud
  • Future-proofing your business
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Digital Transformation Strategy

We strive for the highest quality results and don’t stop until we exceed expectations in everything we do.

 

Workload Assessment & Placement

We strive for the highest quality results and don’t stop until we exceed expectations in everything we do.

  • Remote server management
  • Expert assistance migrating to the cloud
  • Future-proofing your business
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Managed Migrations

We strive for the highest quality results and don’t stop until we exceed expectations in everything we do.

  • Remote server management
  • Expert assistance migrating to the cloud

 

Managed Services

We strive for the highest quality results and don’t stop until we exceed expectations in everything we do.

  • Remote server management
  • Expert assistance migrating to the cloud
  • Future-proofing your business

Access your data from anywhere in the world.

We’re all over the globe providing enterprise-level cloud, colocation, disaster recovery, and backup solutions purpose-built for your business.

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Choosing the right cloud solution is crucial to ensuring your enterprise has the level of support and security it needs to be successful. That’s why we offer a number of products and services designed to meet your needs and bottom line.

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Austin Cook

Vice President of Finance and Controller

Meet Austin Cook

Austin Cook

Vice President of Finance and Controller

Austin is OTAVA’s VP of Finance and Controller, responsible for the company’s financial reporting, annual budget, and strategic financial planning process. He is an experienced finance leader that brings more than a decade of experience with technology, cloud, and software organizations to this critical role. He is passionate about helping the company grow and achieve its mission of making cloud easy through the strategic financial planning process, including M&A analysis and support and process/team development. His previous experience includes Controller at ForeSee, where he oversaw all aspects accounting and finance. He has also held other accounting roles and was an adjunct professor at Concordia University in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Austin is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Associate (CMA). He holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from Concordia University and an MBA in Accounting from Liberty University. Austin is a husband and father of two and enjoys basketball and golf.

TJ Houske

Senior Vice President of Technology, Operations and Engineering

Meet TJ Houske

TJ Houske

Senior Vice President of Technology, Operations and Engineering

TJ is a coach and professional mentor who loves entrepreneurship almost as much as he loves technology. Over the past 29 years he’s held senior and executive leadership roles in engineering, architecture and strategic business development. He’s been an IT director, consultant, entrepreneur and the head of one of the industry’s most dedicated technical support teams as OTAVA’s Director of Support Operations. 

 

Now TJ leads the development of OTAVA’s hybrid and multi-cloud solutions as Vice President of Operations and Solutions Engineering. He oversees OTAVA’s Operations, Solutions Architecture, Deployment, Service and Support, Security, Internal IT and Product Engineering teams. A visionary with a down-to-earth approach, TJ is on a mission to make service providers, enterprises and public sector organizations successful in cloud. 

 

Grateful husband and “girl-dad”, TJ’s personal goal is to make a positive difference every day – both at work and in his personal life. When he’s not in the office or on the playground, this John C. Maxwell certified educator is helping others achieve their goals through his coaching, mentoring and speaking engagements. TJ holds a bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Studies and Business from Arizona State University, and is currently pursuing an MBA with emphasis in Marketing & Strategic Leadership as well as a Masters of Finance from the University of Cincinnati. 

Jason Keller

Director of Product Innovation

Meet Jason Keller

Jason Keller

Director of Product Innovation

Jason brings 14 years of experience in IT to OTAVA, and he has worn many different hats throughout his extensive career in tech. Beginning as an overnight help-desk admin, he quickly progressed as an industry expert to other roles including cloud migrations, alpha/beta testing, and development. He knows every nook and cranny of the cloud industry and is equipped to tackle any unique challenge that is thrown at him.  

 

Now serving OTAVA as Director of Product Innovation, Jason’s current role has him focused on product roadmaps, go-to-market strategies, and of course, innovation. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to every discussion, and is a driving force behind OTAVA’s cutting-edge solutions. 

 

When Jason isn’t working magic behind a keyboard, you can find him outdoors. A passionate hiker and camper, he doesn’t miss a chance to spend time in the mountains with his dogs Suki and Paisley. As with everything he does, Jason approaches his outdoor adventures with a determined ferocity – he even summited a 14,000-foot peak in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, an impressive feat!  

Wherever you are in your cloud journey, we’ve got you covered.

Whether you’re new to cloud or an established service provider, Otava’s cloud solutions and our legendary team of engineers will help you overcome the obstacles and accelerate transformation to achieve extraordinary outcomes.

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