Application Modernization & DevOps

Building Towards Cloud Native.


The modern IT leader is faced with an impossible ask of speeding up innovation and reducing cost, all while maintaining stability and quality. Migrating to the cloud can help speed up innovation, however, if you are not building towards cloud native capabilities, you’re just moving workloads. To maximize the benefits of the cloud, you must embrace cloud native.


Application Modernization

We rely on our comprehensive consulting methodology and proven tools to perform complete application architecture changes or change specific runtime components to support cloud native deployment and scale.


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DevOps Transformation

A DevOps Transformation involves adopting a set of cultural values and organizational practices that improve business outcomes by increasing collaboration and feedback between Business Stakeholders, Development, QA, IT Operations, and Security. This includes an evolution of your company culture, automation and tooling, processes, collaboration, measurement systems, and organizational structure—in short, things that cannot be accomplished through automation alone.

Our DevOps Transformation process begins with a complete assessment and strategy where we measure your current software development and operational maturity and develop a strategy for where and how to apply DevOps approaches.

We assess your teams and processes using the CALMS Model covering:

Tools are the key enabler to DevOps transformation, and our team is well versed in a variety of technologies to help you automate, manage, and monitor within your application lifecycle.

451 Report: 2nd Watch Sees Momentum in Media Sector as Data & App Modernization Practices Grow

2nd Watch becomes a key partner for its customers as they plan for business transformations that rely on new approaches to data, DevOps and Security.

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Service Offerings 

DevOps Assessment & Strategy

Identify your unique strengths and opportunities and get a roadmap to DevOps success aligned to your current state and desired goals. Learn More →

Infrastructure as Code Essentials

Get key training and tooling to internalize the infrastructure elements from your application code while automating the process of deploying infrastructure.

Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery

Design and build automation into your application development lifecycle with secure machine images and a continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline.
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Cloud Native Application Modernization

Assess your applications with guidance on how to modernize and leverage cloud native technologies like serverless, containers, Kubernetes, and microservices architectures.

Managed DevOps

A fully managed DevOps pipeline with ongoing cultural guidance and team upskilling enables you to build, test, and deploy apps in a continuous and automated way. Learn More →