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Cloud-Native & DevOps

  • Serverless Computing
  • Automation
  • CI/CD

Cloud native applications are changing the world and the way we interact in it. Often these are new applications or new companies launching a product, however enterprises today are realizing the full benefits of the cloud by adopting a Cloud Native and DevOps approach and process to support CI/CD (continuous integration and continuous delivery) either post migration or with new initiatives.

Packaged Service Offerings

Strategy and Planning

We help you define your Cloud Native and DevOps approach with our proven methodology that is tailored to meet your business outcomes and maximize your results.

 

Cloud Native / DevOps Assessment

We evaluate your process and automation to determine more agile implementation and development practices for your organization.

 

DevOps Foundational Architecture

We design and build your continuous integration and delivery pipeline and machine image factory to ensure compliance, security and governance throughout the development lifecycle.

 

Automation & Orchestration

We design and build automation and orchestration for you to leverage Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platforms in a way that makes teams self-sufficient. We support Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

 

Cloud Native Modernization

We design and build your Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform to leverage the best of class cloud native services to modernize your application.

 

Management

When we are done building your cloud environments, we help you run them with a set of core services, tools and software to manage your cloud environment, or we will manage them for you.

 How we do it

Cloud is part of our DNA and what fuels us. 2nd Watch is a born-in-the-cloud growth company, and we leverage cloud native products for our own cloud management platform. We have over a half-decade of experience in working with enterprises on how to leverage these cloud native tools, products and services for new and legacy workloads. We have seen the benefits, our clients have seen the benefits, and so will you. Some of these benefits include more agility, focus, resiliency and better time-to-market with less risk and cost.

 

Our consultants architect designs for our clients to achieve your outcomes.

  • Desired automated workloads
  • Ongoing management and governance requirements
  • High-level designs for each service catalog
  • Support for DevOps infrastructure
  • Processes for software deployments

At deployment, CI/CD best practices and automation tools are leveraged to ensure success.

  • Infrastructure as Code deployment templates (CloudFormation, TerraForm, etc.)
  • Configuration management (Puppet, Chef, Ansible)
  • Image management
  • Instantiation of Build and Deployment Pipelines
  • Security foundation and management

 

Once deployed, we ensure the solution is supported and managed.

  • Review and test client’s specific security policies
  • AMI management
  • Update new recipe development
  • Service Management integration
  • Cloud Management Platform integration and training
  • 24/7 monitoring, alerting and incident/problem management
  • Performance optimization
  • Financial optimization

 

 Why 2nd Watch

Large enterprises partner with 2nd Watch for our ability to walk alongside them to deliver tailored and integrated management solutions that holistically and proactively encompass the operating, financial, and technical requirements for scaling long-term use of public cloud. In the end, clients gain more leverage from the cloud with a lot less risk.