About Us

Kaskade.cloud is a cloud Managed Service Provider (MSP) focused on enabling businesses to migrate to the cloud, utilising AWS global leading technology. The company embraces the concept of Landing Zones.

Post migration, Kaskade offers a full managed service. We will curate and operate your infrastructure as a monthly OPEX cost, allowing you to focus on your business, utilising IT to create your competitive advantage.

Landing Zones incorporate tried and tested methodologies that use native AWS capabilities which meet or exceeds customers’ security and compliance objectives.

Landing Zones cover all aspects of the migration including account structure, user configuration, provisioning, networking and operation automation.

Kaskade is headed up by Kevin Derman and Russell Warne who have been at the forefront of growing the AWS channel to market throughout Africa for the past five years. Their combined IT experience of over 40 years in the industry places a wealth of knowledge for the benefit of Kaskade’s clients.

Key focus areas include:

  • Cloud Migrations and Management
  • Specialised Startup Services
  • Cloud Cost Optimisation & Billing Management (Azure and AWS)
  • Intelligent Cloud Optimisation and Governance
  • Advanced Cloud Workloads (AI, IoT, Blockchain Technology)

Our Management Team

Kevin Derman

CEO

Kevin is a specialist in Cloud Technology, Enterprise Software, Marketing and Channel Management. Has many years of experience successfully creating channels to market heading up the Channel and ISV segments for Microsoft and IBM Software Group, both at the distribution and vendor level. Likes to refer to himself as “Human Potential Evangelist”, when he is not being called the CEO. Qualifications: BSc (Hons) MSc MBA (UCT).

Russell Warne

CCO

Russel is an ideator who’s outcomes-driven, adaptable and believes that everything is connected. This makes his ability to join the dots to find solutions and opportunities a key strength. Having years of expertise in sales and sales management, channel development and enablement, his key passion now combines those with helping customers plan and execution their Cloud Strategies. Likes to refer to himself as a “Wannabe Geek” when he is not being called the CCO (Chief Customer Officer). Qualifications:  BSc (Hons) MSc.