Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services

We’ve helped numerous mid-market & enterprise organizations migrate to the cloud with confidence.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) using Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is a growing collection of integrated cloud services—analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage, and web—for moving faster, achieving more, and saving money. 

Azure is among the fastest growing and largest public cloud platforms in the world. With 38+ datacenter regions, 120,000 new customer subscriptions per month, over $10 billion in investments, and more than $1 billion spent on security and R&D annually, it’s not surprising that more than 66% of Fortune 500 companies are using Azure.

Why Azure?

Strategic Technical
  • Empowering Digital Transformation - Via newfound cloud agility
  • Security—encrypted communications and threat management / mitigation practices
  • Superior ROI - And the shift from CAPEX to OPEX models
  • Data privacy - ISO/IEC 27018 commitments
  • Faster Time-to-Market - And quicker release cycles
  • Data Transparency - Clarity on data storage and access
  • Global Reach - Provided by Azure’s vast datacenter footprint
  • Compliance - ISO 27001, HIPAA, FedRAMP, SOC 1, SOC 2, etc.
  • Enhanced business focus - By offloading datacenter maintenance

Cloud Native Migration Paths

Architecture & Design Sessions

Vigilant Technologies offers a comprehensive architecture and design workshop and deep dive white boarding engagement to ensure that your team follows hybrid-cloud Well-Architected Framework(s).

The Vigilant approach for deep dive workshop design sessions is to provide best practices and capabilities and to provide clarity for best practices to improve the quality of a workload.

The Vigilant Cloud design framework consists of five pillars of architecture excellence:

Cost Optimization:

Managing costs to maximize the value delivered.

Operational Excellence:

Operations processes that keep a system running in production.

Performance Efficiency:

The ability of a system to adapt to changes in load.

Reliability:

The ability of a system to recover from failures and continue to function.

Security:

Protecting applications and data from threats.

Application Modernization & Modernization

When your team decides to modernize your web applications or services and move them to the cloud, you don’t necessarily have to fully rearchitect your apps.

Vigilant Technologies has a vast resources of SME’s with industry experience to drive your rearchitecting initiatives by using an advanced approaches like microservices, service fabric and PaaS.

Depending on the type of application, rearchitecting an app also might not be necessary. To optimize the cost-effectiveness of your organization’s cloud migration strategy, Vigilant will consider the needs of your business and requirements of your apps.

Vigilant Technologies will walk your team through all phases of modernization:

  • – Which apps require a transformation or rearchitecting.
  • – Which apps need to be only partially modernized.
  • – Which apps you can “lift and shift” directly to the cloud.

Refactor, Rehost, Rearchitect, Rebuild

As part of the hybrid cloud strategy, Vigilant hybrid-cloud approaches provides growing solutions for migrating on-premises applications and workloads to the cloud.

With careful planning, our team can comprehensively assess your on-premises resources to figure out how they’ll run in any cloud platform. Then, with a deep assessment in hand, we can ensure your team can confidently migrate resources to Azure, AWS, Google or Oracle.

The goal at Vigilant Technologies is to follow a basic formula for success:

  • – Define and Align Business drivers and goals.
  • – Propose a comprehensive best practices architecture.
  • – Identity steps to perform the migration.
  • – Provide recommendations for cleanup and next steps after migration is finished

Lift & Shift to Cloud

Vigilant Technologies can help your organization quickly assess a lift and shift approach for your servers, apps, databases, and other workloads to cloud using the migration approach that’s right for your business.

There’s no single cloud migration process that works for every organization, but the main implementation stages are similar for all organizations and industries: define your strategy, make a plan, ready your organization, and adopt the cloud—then govern and manage your environment.

The Vigilant Technologies Migration Approach is a proven methodology that’s designed to help you through all stages of your project with confidence—from cloud assessment and migration planning to securing and optimizing your environment.

Intelligent Cloud Security

Vigilant Technologies can ensure that your team leverages existing solutions and connect to and collect data from all your sources including users, applications, servers, and devices running on-premises or in any cloud.

Integrate with existing tools, whether business applications, other security products, or homegrown tools, and use your own machine-learning models. Optimize for your needs by bringing your own insights, tailored detection’s, machine learning models, and threat intelligence.

Network Engineering Cloud Services

With our cloud agnostic connectivity solutions, our team will demonstrate the art of connecting cloud and on-premises infrastructure and services, to provide your customers and users the best possible experience.

Vigilant Technologies has the staff and expertise to fully support your hybrid or all-in cloud strategy using networking services built on hardened solutions from leading telecom providers like Equinix, ATT and Verizon.

Our team of engineers and solution architectures will ensure that you get the most from your Hybrid-Cloud or open-source solutions and workloads with highly reliable performance and secure connectivity.

Cloud Security Workshops & Design Sessions

In today’s complex and regulated environment, businesses need to focus on building secure solutions in the cloud that deliver value to their customers, partners, and shareholders.

Cloud computing offers an opportunity to transfer some of the cost, risks, and effort of managing an IT infrastructure to an independent and experienced provider.

Vigilant Technologies has decades-long experience building enterprise software and running some of the largest online services in the world.

Our internal engineering team has leveraged this experience to implement and continuously improve security-aware software development, operational management, and threat mitigation practices that are essential increase protection of services and data in the cloud.

Takeaways:

After completing this workshop you will gain broad knowledge about key Security features available in hybrid cloud (AWS, Google, Azure, Oracle) that will help you decide what is best for you to secure your environment, based on the following Vigilant foundational principals:

  • – Security: Our priority is to safeguard your data with state-of-the-art technology, processes, and encryption.
  • – Privacy and control: You control the privacy of your data, who has access to it, and where it resides.
  • – Compliance: We will always offer the largest portfolio of compliance standards and certifications in the industry.
  • – Transparency: You will always have complete visibility into where your data is located and how it’s managed

VM & Application Workload Assessments

With our cloud agnostic connectivity solutions, our team will demonstrate the art of connecting cloud and on-premises infrastructure and services, to provide your customers and users the best possible experience.

The Vigilant approach for Hybrid-Cloud provides a powerful platform that is highly suitable for large enterprise IT environments with stringent compliance and data protection requirements. 

When planning your migration, Vigilant will consider the pros and cons of the four key migration strategies based upon the automated data collection approach for workload assessments:

  • – Rehost
  • – Refactor
  • – Rearchitect
  • – Rebuild

 

Our engineering bench of resources will guide you through the models that will deliver an optimized solution thus driving the highest return on investment.

Considering Migrating to Azure?

Request a Cloud Economic Benefits Assessment

  • Helps identify & prioritize which applications and workloads should be moved
  • Cloud TCO analysis to determine the cost of each public cloud platform available
  • Identifies benefits and cost savings to help you build your cloud business case
  • Helps determine your options – Including hybrid models and future modernization plans

We Proudly Support Companies Including

Vigilant is proud to serve as a trusted IT adviser to companies from a wide range of industries across North America and the world

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