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Do you identify with any of these problems?

Cloud Audit and Cost Optimisation

We overspend on the cloud or exceed our cloud budget

Cloud Security and Compliance

We experienced a cloud security incident in the past month

Cloud Operations and Governance

We don’t know if we are doing the right things in the right way in the cloud

Cloud Platform Health Check

We have faced a cloud outage and decreased performance

Change Management for Cloud Services

We made changes to the cloud that brought down some LOB systems

If yes, it means that you are probably not exploring full potential of the AWS cloud. With the support of the best AWS Cloud Experts, you can increase the efficiency and lower the costs of your activities in the cloud.

Scope of support:

Cloud Audit and Cost Optimisation

AWS Symptoms Altkom

Your symptoms:

 

  • You are spending on the cloud more than you estimated at the beginning of the project
  • Cost/performance ratio of your cloud resources is higher than on-premises
  • Cost of compute and storage is a significant element of your cloud bill
  • AWS Pay-as-you-go is your main price list
  • Monthly cost of cloud services varies greatly
  • You are not using automated resource scaling and scheduling
  • You struggle with allocating costs to different cost centers

AWS Altkom's Services

 

Our services:

 

  • Analyze your current infrastructure and related cost structure
  • Identify suboptimal configuration of cloud infrastructure services
  • Right-size your compute instances
  • Clean-up unused resources and data
  • Move infrequently accessed data to cheaper tire
  • Choose a pricing model and savings plan for compute and storage
  • Minimize data transfer between services
  • Make necessary changes to resources location
  • Tag resources to enable visibility and detailed control over costs
  • Utilize elastic cloud capabilities to reduce resources used during off-hours
  • Introduce automation for rightsizing and reliability

AWS your profit with Altkom

 

Your benefits:

 

  • Potential reduction of monthly AWS bill
  • Minimized wasted expenditures on cloud
  • Insight into sources of spend and control over your cost
  • Match of consumption with demand
  • Intelligent Procurement of Cloud Services
  • Delineation of costs by dimensions like business units, applications, owners, environments and other dimensions you choose
  • Routine to regularly monitor expenses and determine further priorities for cost-saving

Cloud Security and Compliance

AWS Symptoms Altkom

 

Your symptoms:

 

  • Files that should be stored securely were exposed on the internet from your cloud storage buckets
  • You found employees with unrestricted access to cloud services and data that are not intended for them
  • You have noticed that a user account was hijacked only after that person returned from vacation
  • You were a victim of an attack that spread from one cloud workload to another
  • You do not follow Zero Trust principles when setting up cloud security
  • You haven’t mapped your cloud resources to shared responsibility model
  • Your team lacks the skills to manage security for cloud applications
  • You are not following a process that ensures consistent checking and enforcing of compliance

AWS Altkom's Services

 

Our services:

 

  • Analyze your current security posture across people, infrastructure and data
  • Discover which security tasks shall remain with you and which tasks are handled by the cloud provider
  • Implement tight control of user access starting from a place of zero trust
  • Make necessary changes to secure cloud endpoints
  • Introduce encryption of sensitive data both in transit and at rest
  • Start compliance status monitoring with automatic compliance checks
  • Enable identification of threats by monitoring network activity and account behavior within your cloud environment
  • Where appropriate utilize data protection and threat detection to monitor and protect your accounts and workloads from unauthorized access

AWS your profit with Altkom

 

Your benefits:

 

  • Understanding of security tasks that must be under your control
  • Limitation of potential security breach impact on your cloud infrastructure
  • Vulnerabilities and compliance issues discovery in your configurations and environment
  • Security configuration assessment and compliance audit reporting
  • Removal of excessive permissions and least privileges enforcement
  • Identification and protection of publicly exposed cloud resources
  • Tracking of user’s activity for insider threats and compromised accounts detection
  • Automatic threats detection and filtering of malicious web traffic

Cloud Operations and Governance

AWS Symptoms Altkom

 

Your symptoms:

 

  • Legal and regulatory compliance requirements are not being met by your cloud environment
  • Uncontrolled „Shadow IT” environment is developing
  • There is no effective control over costs, performance and security
  • Contracts don’t have the necessary components guaranteeing the correct implementation of the service
  • Cloud projects don’t go through cloud governance best practices
  • Exceptions to the standards of configuration adopted for the organization are made very often
  • IT policies and standards are obsolete
  • Experience gathered during on-premises projects doesn’t work well when adopted to the cloud
  • IT staff has never managed extensive cloud environment

AWS Altkom's Services

 

Our services:

 

  • Assess your operations and governance practices to identify gaps, where processes don’t meet minimum requirements
  • Define policies, standards and governance for cloud projects
  • Create rules under which you operate in the cloud
  • Automate tasks that remove much of the work involved in cloud governance
  • Set up backup procedure of critical cloud-based assets
  • Enable monitoring of activities to ensure compliance
  • Discover areas where your IT team would need upskilling
  • Share our best senior AWS cloud subject matter experts to join your team

AWS your profit with Altkom

 

Your benefits:

 

  • Hands-on support from AWS cloud subject matter experts
  • Infrastructure as a code (IaC) that makes configuration changes repeatable
  • Effective IT operations service management processes helping mitigate risk and straighten security
  • Automated deployment and orchestration providing reliability and resiliency of your cloud
  • Services availability and performance according to service level agreements
  • Fast reestablishment of systems and services
  • Knowledge of all critical information and processing assets held in the cloud
  • Guidance for technical development plan of IT personnel

Cloud Platform Health Check

AWS Symptoms Altkom

 

Your symptoms:

 

  • Cloud performance decreases and deteriorates over time
  • Some cloud services get unavailable
  • You only notice the signs when some major failure is happening
  • Restoring cloud services after a failure takes long time
  • You don’t have backup configuration of some cloud resources
  • Cloud services are configured manually
  • Cloud infrastructure health check was never carried out

AWS Altkom's Services

 

Our services:

 

  • Understand your organization’s needs to optimize across cost, usage, and performance
  • Conduct a health watch and AWS cloud consumption monitoring
  • Uncover trends, outly behaviors and check overall performance
  • Analyze capacity and highlight gaps
  • Check whether current cloud services are fit for company purpose
  • Recommend optimization including strategic cloud resources and best practicies configuration

AWS your profit with Altkom

 

Your benefits:

 

  • Report indicating problems and recommendations based upon AWS and industry best practices
  • Uncovering issues early before they become critical
  • Definition of required baseline cloud services performance
  • Capacity plan that assures stable performance and eliminates current problems
  • Recommendations how to resolve potential future issues
  • Risk minimization of building cloud infrastructure that doesn’t fit for purpose or be future proof

Change Management for Cloud Services

AWS Symptoms Altkom

 

Your symptoms:

 

  • Challenges caused by frequent cloud configuration changes
  • Long release cycles and difficult change management process
  • Hindered development progress and unmanaged change
  • Change requests not validated nor approved before implementation
  • No process nor practices that give oversight into authorized or unauthorized system configuration changes
  • New roles and responsibilities along with new expectations for the IT organization in the cloud

AWS Altkom's Services

 

Our services:

 

  • Derive a change matrix guiding the specific change activities to suit cloud service
  • Identify business drivers (cost factors, functionality factors, speed of deployment) for cloud
  • Classify workloads in the cloud based on both business criticality and importance
  • Match change activities with key performance indicators
  • Define governance structure and processes preventing shadow practices
  • Set up correct expectations to avoid any later dissatisfaction due to unmet expectations
  • Enable visibility of change for higher level change authorities who are outside the product or infrastructure teams

AWS your profit with Altkom

 

Your benefits:

 

  • Shorter release times and fewer tasks that reduce business risk
  • Safe reversal of changes in cloud component
  • Change control processes that ensures best practices are met before implementing a change
  • Procedures for emergency changes that require manual processes during deployment
  • IT governance structure and defined set of expectations from IT
  • ROI and value assessments of change requests
  • Metrics indicating velocity of changes

How our experts can help you:

Whether you are starting new project or have already moved operations to the AWS cloud there are still some benefits you would gain from working with our AWS cloud subject matter experts. Regardless of the stage of your project or your current needs we will back you up and support your team at each step of the cloud journey.

Tailored workshop focusing on selected cloud related topics
Dedicated audit of your cloud infrastructure or processes

Bringing our AWS experts into your cloud technical team

 

Supervision and leading your AWS cloud project

Why us?

Experienced with Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructures billed annually from few thousand up to 1+ million dollars we understand different challenges and responsibilities you may face. We will bring our knowledge into your company to remove blockers and make your project succeed.

Maintaining and securing AWS cloud environments for various types of companies including ones from the most demanding sectors such as banking, finance and insurance

Migrating simple workloads as well as hundreds of different services from on-premises to the AWS cloud

Over 200 engineers, developers and project managers engaged in customer projects

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Contact us

How can we assist you? Email us at asc@altkomsofware.pl or fill in the form.

Dariusz Korzun - Altkom Software & Consulting

Dariusz Korzun

Cloud and Big Data Solutions Manager

An expert in recognizing the needs of business clients and matching optimal IT solutions. Responsible for the development of the ASC offer.

asc@altkomsoftware.pl

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