Data Platform Modernisation - 4 week Assessment

Ascent Technology

An expert architecture assessment of your current Data Platform to enable you to Modernise your Data Estate by leveraging Microsoft’s Hyperscale Azure Cloud offerings.

Data Platform Modernisation

This 4 week architecture assessment helps management, line-of-business and IT teams design their Data Platform deployment and identify potential areas of improvements. The assessment is conducted via a series of workshops with IT operations, data platform and application teams; automated environment scans and an offline architecture review.


An architecture review document describing your current data platform architecture, recommended data platform architecture practices and areas for improvement, including:

  • An architecture diagram of your current environment
  • An architecture diagram with proposed improvements using cloud services


Week 1: Information Gathering

Workshop sessions

  • Assessment of environment requirements, data types and business goals
  • Assessment of IT operation practices

Week 2: Data Platform Environment Discovery

  • Automated Data Platform environment scans
  • Manual Data Platform environment assessment
  • Clarification sessions

Week 3: Architecture Review and Recommendations

  • Architecture review
  • Draft architecture documentation

Week 4: Final Documentation

  • Final architecture documentation
  • Assessment review with the application and operations team
  • Assessment review with the management team