Azure Database Audit: 1-Week Assessment


Summ-it's 1- week Azure platform database audit service is designed for companies that want to use the Azure platform to successfully implement their digital transformation goals.

We will evaluate your company's present local (or alternative cloud) setup, analyze your customers' readiness to use the Azure platform, and provide a detailed Azure platform database audit report based on our findings. We will clearly evaluate your company's cloud goals and objectives, analyze existing workloads/infrastructure, IT and other costs, security and compliance requirements, and determine the best options for implementing the Azure platform to increase flexibility and save money, working in collaboration with business and technology owners.

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗮𝗯𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗮𝘂𝗱𝗶𝘁 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗰𝗲:

Step 1. Work plan preparation and identification of bottlenecks.

Step 2. Audited platform analysis, review existing apps/workloads, security, compliance, licensing & governance models.

Step 3. Database environment analysis.

Step 4. Recommendations and optimization plan development, proposed corresponding Azure services, solution and system architecture.

Step 5. Final report preparation.

𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗱𝗼𝗲𝘀 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗿𝗲𝗰𝗲𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗮𝘀 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗮𝗯𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗮𝘂𝗱𝗶𝘁 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗰𝗲?

The end product of the service offered is a report summarizing the configuration of the database system on the Azure platform and a list of recommendations to improve performance.

𝗥𝗲𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗸𝗲𝘆 𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀:

  1. Contextual part.

  2. Description of the methodology and applied metrics.

  3. List of work carried out and activities.

  4. Currently conducted internships characteristics.

  5. List of identified problem sources.

𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲𝘀 𝗿𝗲𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻:

  1. Recommended actions ranking listed according to the expected effects, cost and risk.

  2. Good practices recommendation.

𝗠𝗼𝗱𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗶𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗻

  1. Proposition of the optimal way to carry out the improvements.

  2. Plan and schedule of tasks.

  3. Risk analysis and estimation of the necessary resources (if the result of the analysis shows the need for such an investment).

After conducting an audit and discussing insights and recommended changes, we offer the possibility of making modifications to improve the security and efficiency of data access on the Azure platform. The work range and the implementation time depends on the audit results.

At summ-it, we have years of experience and proprietary methodologies in auditing and recommending database platforms in Microsoft Azure cloud solutions.