SaaS and Cloud Consulting

Comprehensive advisory, coaching, and training to ensure a smooth and efficient transition to SaaS and cloud-based infrastructures.
Overcome tough technical challenges and drive business success at the Cloud, transition from On-Premises to SaaS, apply best practices, increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve scalability, security, and performance.

Best Practices for Cloud Technologies

We design, train, and apply technology and infrastructure best practices at scale using multiple technologies:

HashiCorp Terraform Infrastructure as Code

  • Terraform Strategy and Design: a robust Terraform strategy and design will lay the foundation for successful infrastructure provisioning, management, and maintenance.
  • Terraform Implementation: translating the infrastructure design and specifications into executable code using HashiCorp Terraform.
  • Terraform Best Practices and Guidelines: a set of recommended principles and strategies that help organizations use HashiCorp Terraform effectively and efficiently to manage infrastructure as code (IaC).
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC) Assessment: comprehensive evaluation of an organization's use of IaC practices and tools, with a specific focus on assessing the efficiency, security, maintainability, and alignment of their infrastructure code with best practices and industry standards
  • Security and Compliance: practices, strategies, and measures taken to ensure that the process of provisioning, managing, and maintaining cloud resources using IaC is done in a secure and compliant manner.
  • Terraform Migration and Modernization: transitioning existing infrastructure and deployment practices to HashiCorp Terraform enhancing automation, scalability, maintainability, and efficiency in managing cloud resources and infrastructure as code (IaC).
  • Training and workshops for Terraform: provides participants with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience needed to effectively use HashiCorp Terraform for provisioning, managing, and automating cloud infrastructure.

Cloud

Virtualization

Automation

Observability

  • OpenSearch,
  • ELK Stack: Elasticsearch, Logstash &┬áKibana,
  • Filebeat,
  • InfluxDB,
  • Grafana,
  • Prometheus

Networking and Security

  • Hybrid cloud / VPN / VPC,
  • DNS,
  • Routing,
  • Firewalls,
  • Service Mesh,
  • Ubiquity,
  • Load balancers

Operating Systems

  • Linux,
  • Windows

Servers

  • Nginx,
  • Kafka,
  • Postgres,
  • MySQL/MariaDB,
  • Oracle DB

Storage

  • SMB, NFS, ISCSI,
  • S/FTP,
  • S3, EBS

Technical Leadership for Successful Cloud Projects

Technical leadership is essential for the success of any cloud project. A technical leader must have a deep understanding of Cloud computing technologies and best practices, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

At Awarala we have been applying engineering standards and best practices for building software, SaaS, and Cloud infrastructure for some of the world's biggest companies for over two decades:

  • Leading and managing technical teams.
  • Designing efficient developer environments.
  • Organizing company resources (human and technical) to transition from on-premises to the Cloud.
  • Designing and developing SaaS offerings.
  • Providing SME and advisory in Cloud automation, monitoring, disaster recovery, policies, and documentation for 24x7 operations.

We believe that technical leadership is essential for the success of any Cloud project. Our real-world experience provides the technical leadership and support that you need to deliver your cloud project successfully.

Here are some of the benefits of having a technical leader on your cloud project:

  • Understand the technical aspects of Cloud computing and make informed decisions about your project.
  • Manage your project risks and ensure that your project is delivered on time and within budget.
  • Communicate effectively with your stakeholders and build consensus on your project goals.
  • Identify and resolve technical issues that may arise during your project.

Aligning Business Needs and Cloud Strategy

Business needs are the constant drivers for Infrastructure Modernization initiatives in a modern enterprise.

Business needs are the main drivers for infrastructure modernization initiatives in a modern enterprise. Successful infrastructure modernization requires a deep understanding of business needs and how technology can help an organization achieve its goals.

The most important factor for success is the capability and willingness of the company's resources to embrace change and adapt to new technologies and procedures. Securing their support and providing adequate training is essential for any transformation to succeed.

Here are some specific steps that can be taken to ensure the success of an infrastructure modernization initiative:

  • Understand the business needs. The first step is to understand the business needs that the infrastructure modernization initiative is intended to address. What are the organization's goals? What are the challenges that it is facing? What are the opportunities that it is looking to capitalize on?
  • Assess the current infrastructure. Once the business needs have been understood, the next step is to assess the current infrastructure. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the current infrastructure? What are the opportunities for improvement?
  • Develop a modernization plan. Based on the assessment of the current infrastructure and the business needs, a modernization plan can be developed. The plan should include a clear vision for the future infrastructure, as well as a roadmap for how to achieve that vision.
  • Secure support from key stakeholders. It is important to secure support from key stakeholders, such as executives, IT staff, and business users, for the infrastructure modernization initiative. This support is essential for ensuring the success of the initiative.
  • Provide adequate training. It is important to provide adequate training to employees on the new technologies and procedures that will be implemented as part of the infrastructure modernization initiative. This training will help employees to understand the new technologies and procedures and to be able to use them effectively.


By following these steps, organizations can increase the chances of success for their infrastructure modernization initiatives.

Awarala Infrastructure Automation Framework Chart

Infrastructure Modernization Projects are a consequence of constant change, iterative methodologies are applied to capture the evolution of needs, new technologies, and changes in capabilities, the process includes:

  • Infrastructure and Application Planning,
  • Systems and Processes Definition using Infrastructure as Code,
  • Deployment of Infrastructure and Applications using CI/CD pipelines,
  • Maintenance of Infrastructure and Applications using Observability Tools,
  • Constant Evolution of company needs and capabilities

GET STARTED

Are you looking to move to Cloud or SaaS but don't know where to start?

We can help! Our team of experts can guide you through the entire process, from planning and design to implementation and support. We offer a comprehensive range of services, including:

  • Cloud migration: Migrate your workloads to the cloud, whether it's a few servers or an entire data center.
  • On-premises to SaaS: ISV transition from on-premises, consulting, and custom software development to SaaS model.
  • Developer productivity: Improve your developers' productivity with the tools and resources they need to be successful.
  • Comprehensive advisory: Comprehensive advice on all aspects of cloud computing, from security to compliance.
  • Coaching and training: Coaching and training to help you get the most out of your cloud environment.

Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you transition to the cloud.

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