AVS Pilot Accelerator: 4-Week Proof of Concept


Pilot of AVS. Outcome is working pilot and understanding technical and commercial suitability. Agenda covering Review, Pre-requisites, AVS Pilot Deployment, Execute Test Cases, Wrap Up. Offer for UK.

Phoenix is a 100% public sector focused Microsoft and VMware partner covering Local & Regional Government, Central Government, Healthcare, Education, the Housing Sector and Charities and the Not-for-Profit Sector.

Our Azure VMware Solution (AVS) Pilot allows you to run your VMware workloads natively on Azure. AVS allows you to manage your existing environment using the VMware tools you already while you modernise your applications using Azure native services.

Using a 4-step approach, the AVS Pilot will be expertly deployed by our highly accredited VMWare and Microsoft Azure Consultancy Team to deliver

• Azure VMware Solution built on VMWare Cloud Verified - Microsoft Azure technology • Pilot AVS to minimise the risks associated with the implementation of new technology • PRINCE2 accelerated deployment with decreased project timeframes for full production rollout • Expert advice from our VMWare and Microsoft Azure experts to improve performance and deliver maximum results • Access the expertise of our Consultants • Best practice deployment using best practice guidance to ensure a performant and resilient environment • Service provision underpinned by globally recognised Management Systems, including ISO 9001, ISO 27001, IS20000 and ISO 14001.

Phoenix has devised the following implementation task list and plan to pilot AVS. Our approach includes a detailed planning stage to define criteria to measure the success of the AVS pilot:

Project Tasks – AVS Pilot Week 01 Agenda Kick-off and initiation meeting covering pre-requisites and success criteria Week 02 Agenda Create AVS Cluster Enable ER-GlobalReach, test connectivity of AVS from on-premise and Azure-vNet Deploy HCX Test connectivity and troubleshooting Week 03 Agenda Execute test cases and defined pilot scenarios Week 04 Agenda Review the results of test cases Finalise next steps Decommission pilot/POC environment

The deliverable is a AVS Pilot allowing you to make technical and commercial decisions.