The transition to cloud infrastructure, particularly Microsoft Azure, requires a comprehensive understanding of multiple factors to ensure a seamless, cost-effective, and secure deployment. Many businesses, whether they are just embarking on their Azure journey or are looking to scale their existing setup, encounter a steep learning curve that demands specific expertise and capabilities.
This is where our professional consulting service steps in.
Introducing the Well Architected Framework Review: Your Blueprint for Azure Excellence
The WAF Framework, endorsed and recommended by Microsoft, is not just a technical checklist. It's a holistic approach, ensuring that your Azure environment isn't just operational, but is optimized according to your specific business needs and objectives.
By partnering with Trustmarque, businesses gain the advantage of:
- Expertise: We bring to the table a deep knowledge of Azure's best practices, and a vast experience in helping businesses align their cloud infrastructure with their goals.
- Tailored Strategy: While the WAF Framework is broad, we understand that each business has its own priorities. Whether you're particularly concerned about cost, or need a stronger focus on security, our workshops allow for tailored strategies that zero in on your unique needs.
- Guided Onboarding and Scaling: For businesses new to Azure, our service acts as a bridge, simplifying the complexities of the platform and enabling a smooth onboarding. For those looking to extend their Azure usage, we pinpoint areas of improvement and growth, ensuring that your Azure expansion is both strategic and efficient.
- Objective Assessment: Our gap analysis provides a clear and unbiased view of where your environment stands relative to the WAF standards. This transparency allows for informed decisions, backed by data and expert insights.
- Actionable Recommendations: Beyond identification, we provide actionable solutions. Our recommendations are rooted in WAF best practices, ensuring that the path forward is aligned with industry standards.
- Collaborative Approach: With an agile project management methodology, our team ensures that the evaluation process is both iterative and collaborative. Our scrum master or PM will ensure timely and efficient progress.
- Stakeholder Engagement: We believe in involving the key players from your team right from the outset. By identifying and engaging stakeholders in the kick-off session, we ensure that the project's direction is in line with your business's broader vision.
- Hands-on Workshops: These sessions are the cornerstone of our evaluation process. Through these workshops, we delve deep into your current environment, identifying strengths to build upon and weaknesses to address.
- Secure Analysis: Trust and security are paramount. Our engineers will require read-only access, ensuring that your data remains uncompromised, while we gather the necessary insights for our analysis.
The Deliverables of this assessment are:
Workshops to cover the following areas and assess the requirements in relation to your business and applications:
- Reliability – Ensure resiliency, recoverability, and availability.
- Cost – Maximise cost savings, u=budgeting and alerting.
- Operational Excellence – Ensure services are always running.
- Performance Efficiency – Optimising performance and scalability oy out cloud solutions.
- Security – Assess core configuration against governance requirements.
In conclusion, Trustmarque's professional consulting service is more than just an review. It's a partnership aimed at ensuring your Azure journey is strategically aligned, optimized, and secure. With our expertise, you're not just leveraging Azure's capabilities; you're maximizing them.