Your cloud journey, simplified
Forward-thinking organizations know investing in the cloud is critical for long-term growth. But deciding what to migrate requires thorough evaluation and technical knowledge. A successful cloud strategy needs to be driven by your unique business needs and critical workloads.
We’ll modernize and streamline your IT with a diverse cloud portfolio. We’ll design a fully operational and efficient environment that optimizes management, workload placement and interoperability.
Gain flexibility and performance.
To benefit from the cloud’s agility, stability and self-service, it’s important to remember one size does not fit all. The public cloud isn’t right for every project, and many organizations will continue to rely on their on-premise infrastructure to handle certain workloads.
We’ll help you navigate to the cloud with:
- Architecture and design
- Governance and operations
- Migration and consolidation
Extensive cloud services
The cloud is changing how organizations operate in many ways. A range of services provide key information to help you understand how to maximize benefits and minimize risk.
Our services include:
- Cloud consulting services
- Cloud readiness assessment
- Cloud proof of concept
- Cloud platform alignment
Why Insight for cloud?
Experience, skill and a proven process are necessary to create a successful cloud strategy. Our end-to-end approach will guide you at every stage in your cloud journey. Explore our 4-step methodology:
Step 1: Share best practices.
We’ll explain the technology landscape and show you what’s possible with examples of ideal workload placements from projects we’ve completed for clients.
Step 2: Discuss challenges.
In order to meet your goals, we get a clear understanding of your entire infrastructure and identify weaknesses and bottlenecks.
Step 3: Outline cost components.
Custom return-on-investment and total-cost-of-ownership models give you clarity around hardware, software and service investments.
Step 4: Develop actionable plans.
An actionable road map includes specific recommendations on how to transform your IT and gain the full benefits of the cloud.
Find the right cloud for your business.
Each cloud platform has perks and drawbacks, making it uniquely suited for certain applications. We’ll help you match the right job to the right cloud. Explore your options:
In the public cloud, compute and storage are hosted on external servers and delivered over the internet. Servers are managed by cloud service providers who bill based on usage.
- Scalability — never run out of space
- Cost efficiency — only pay for what you need
- Reduced management — vendors maintain equipment
- Simplicity — remote servers share the workload
Deploying a hybrid cloud gives you the benefits of both private and public clouds in one integrated solution that helps you do more, on your terms.
- Flexibility of public cloud
- Security of private cloud
- Control of mission-critical workloads
- Security extending from on premises to cloud
A private cloud allows organizations to achieve many of the benefits of a public cloud while maintaining in-house control. Though it is generally less cost effective and more complex, some organizations prefer the ability to manage their technology completely.
- Ease of scalability
- Total ownership
- Control of risk and compliance
- Virtual machine provisioning and configuration
Get cost savings with as-a-service offerings.
As-a-service models mean you only pay for what you use. Along with increased agility and seamless scalability, outsourcing some of your environment through as-a-service relieves your IT burden — as vendors manage the technology while you get all of the benefits.
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Companies are facing pressure to move faster while staying within budget. Instead of buying and managing expensive hardware, IaaS allows organizations to use and configure virtual hardware in the cloud.
Quickly respond to organizational needs by accessing cloud-backed IaaS. On-demand scalability gives you a competitive edge, cuts cost and streamlines your workflow. You manage applications and data, while your vendor handles virtualized servers, storage and networking.
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Bundling your entire platform and offering it on a pay-by-use model frees IT teams to focus on innovation. With PaaS, you can launch new applications without worrying about creating the underlying infrastructure that supports them.
Instead of adding resources to manage new technology, vendors provide the storage, servers, network, operating system, middleware and more.
Storage you can count on
Safely managing your data is integral to an effective application or product launch. The cloud’s enhanced permission controls and two-key authentication supports application accessibility and security.
And, as projects grow, IaaS solutions automatically load-balance your data, so you don’t have to worry about capacity limits.
Cutting-edge cloud security
Microsoft® Azure™ provides advanced encryption tools to protect your data from corruption and breaches. We’ll help safeguard your information by leveraging:
Azure Active Directory® systems provide anytime, anywhere access to your trusted data owners and stakeholders.
Testing and pre-approving applications in the cloud ensures data isn’t transmitted to unauthorized channels.
All critical data, such as customer information, is encrypted and only accessible by authorized parties.
Optimize your data center.
We’ll help you assess, deploy and manage your next-generation infrastructure — and align your workloads with the right platform to achieve agility. Connect with our specialists by completing the contact form or using one of the two options below.
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