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Build, Run and Manage Any App on VMware Tanzu with Kubernetes

As a Kubernetes Partner and certified service provider, Altoros ensures efficient Kubernetes implementation within your business. By providing expert advice on adopting a cost-efficient container orchestrator, we help Global 2000 companies to achieve their DevOps goals.

Build, Run and Manage Any App on VMware Tanzu with Kubernetes
20+
Years in development
50+
Global 2000 organizations as customers
750+
Satisfied customers
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Offices globally

Kubernetes PoC includes

Activities

Deliverables

Outcomes

Getting one of your applications running in a non-production cluster

Outline business objectives and agree on a use case (Tanzu Standard on Vsphere or Multicloud and Tanzu Advanced)

A successfully created VMware Tanzu POC environment

Preparing the summary of the project background and the scope

Prioritized deployment stages of a containerized customer application on VMware Tanzu Kubernetes

A configured Kubernetes cluster

Provisioning a non-production, built-for-purpose cluster

An app installed and running quickly

Improved speed, stability, scalability, security, and cost savings success metrics

Delivering a POC workshop to:

  • outline business objectives and agree on a use case (VMware Tanzu Standard on Vsphere or Multicloud and VMware Tanzu Advanced)
  • prioritize the deployment of the customer’s application
  • demonstrate how the VMware Tanzu portfolio of products can modernize the infrastructure

A cluster delivered as infrastructure-as-code (IaC) and integrated with common services with functional, security, and other requirements taken into account

  • A roadmap of Kubernetes implementation moving forward
  • Hands-on experience in CI/CD, logging, and monitoring in Kubernetes
  • The understanding of how automation through Kubernetes and its ecosystem helps accelerate app development and delivery along with the availability of services

Activities

Delivering a POC workshop to:

  • outline business objectives and agree on a use case (VMware Tanzu Standard on Vsphere or Multicloud and VMware Tanzu Advanced)
  • prioritize the deployment of the customer’s application
  • demonstrate how the VMware Tanzu portfolio of products can modernize the infrastructure

Preparing the summary of the project background and the scope

Provisioning a non-production, built-for-purpose cluster

Getting one of your applications running in a non-production cluster

Deliverables

Outlined business objectives

Prioritized deployment stages of a containerized customer application on VMware Tanzu Kubernetes

A cluster delivered as infrastructure-as-code (IaC) and integrated with common services with functional, security, and other requirements taken into account

An app installed and running quickly

Outcomes

A successfully created VMware Tanzu POC environment

A configured Kubernetes cluster

Improved speed, stability, scalability, security, and cost savings success metrics

A roadmap of Kubernetes implementation moving forward

Hands-on experience in CI/CD, logging, and monitoring in Kubernetes

The understanding of how automation through Kubernetes and its ecosystem helps accelerate app development and delivery along with the availability of services

VMware Tanzu technical assessment include

Activities

Deliverables

Outcomes

Delivering technical sessions with developers, architects, QA, and technical leads to evaluate your application portfolio

A customized migration plan that includes the scope, time, and cost

An automated change process to production

Categorizing applications by a development tool set, as well as defining container and cloud readiness

Recommendations for a base architecture and scaled architecture

A process funnel by which additional applications can be moved to the platform created

Organizing technical sessions with the team to discuss concerns and challenges in speed to production, stability, security, cost savings and scalability

A list of applications that will be moved to the VMware Tanzu platform prioritized in accordance with the business and technical needs

A business case aligned to the customer’s initial objective, evaluating the benefit, cost, and risks of the proposed solution

A session with project managers to understand your business objectives

A recommended architecture of a VMware Tanzu—based platform to support the initial application footprint

Ensuring app monitoring, observability, and resiliency

An overview of how the architecture can scale to accommodate consumption and growth

Activities

Delivering technical sessions with developers, architects, QA, and technical leads to evaluate your application portfolioo

Categorize applications by development tool set as well as container and cloud readiness

Organizing technical sessions with the team to discuss concerns and challenges in speed to production, stability, security, cost savings and scalability

A session with project managers to understand your business objectives

Ensuring app monitoring, observability, and resiliency

Deliverables

A customized migration plan that includes the scope, time, and cost

Recommendations for a base architecture and scaled architecture

A list of applications that will be moved to the VMware Tanzu platform prioritized in accordance with the business and technical needs

A recommended architecture of a VMware Tanzu—based platform to support the initial application footprint

An overview of how the architecture can scale to accommodate consumption and growth

Outcomes

An automated change process to production

A process funnel by which additional applications can be moved to the platform created

A business case aligned to the customer’s initial objective, evaluating the benefit, cost, and risks of the proposed solution

VMware Products for Application Modernization

Altoros is an active contributor to the VMware Tanzu Application Catalog (formerly Pivotal marketplace) with a number of TAS (formerly PCF), tiles delivered and integrated.

Tanzu Kubernetes Grid
Tanzu Mission Control
vSphere with Kubernetes
Tanzu Application Service
Tanzu Application Catalog
Tanzu Observability by Wavefront

Benefits we bring

Altoros will help your company to skyrocket by bringing along:

Altoros will help your company to skyrocket by bringing along:

  • A strategic plan to overcome bottlenecks and successfully build a future path
  • A finely tuned and highly available Kubernetes deployment
  • An application portfolio flawlessly running in a cloud environment
  • Reduced infrastructure costs by 40%
  • An improved cross-team collaboration
  • Quick onboarding of your engineers with Altoros training

Enable scalable and secure processes with the top-notch container orchestrator

Today, businesses aim to build a stable cloud environment to ensure better service delivery and increase their customers’ loyalty.

Our world-class tech team helps you to develop a Kubernetes adoption strategy to gain significant profit. By providing proper knowledge sharing, as well as a necessary pool of resources, we deliver fully managed solutions to help you handle mission-critical apps on top of Kubernetes.

We turn your business goals into value with our Kubernetes expertise approved by 50+ Global 2000 organizations.

Advisory services
Implementation and enablement
CI/CD Pipeline Implementation in Kubernetes
Application modernization and development
Increase your profit and productivity with a cost efficient container orchestration platform.

Kubernetes Special Offers

KUBERNETES BEST PRACTICES

KUBERNETES BEST PRACTICES

Our Kubernetes best practices are at your service:

  • Advantageous patterns
  • Network and file system optimization
  • Cluster security, logging, and health checks setups
  • Container images verification and environments setups
  • Helm charts, CI/CD, etc.

Deliverables: you will get a detailed description of all the possible options for improvement of your current architecture.

KUBERNETES MONITORING: KEEP OUT KUBERNETES BOTTLENECKS

KUBERNETES MONITORING: KEEP OUT KUBERNETES BOTTLENECKS

  • Reviewing your Kubernetes installation
  • Providing you with a document listing all the bottlenecks identified
  • Delivering detailed recommendations to improve your production environment

Deliverables: you will get a comprehensive description of all the bottlenecks found across your Kubernetes installation along with recommendations on how to address the issues.

KUBERNETES SECURITY AUDIT

KUBERNETES SECURITY AUDIT

Altoros provides security audits of the existing Kubernetes installations to ensure:

  • Kubernetes security meets the needs of your organization
  • Images and containers are free of vulnerabilities
  • Overall security complies with government, business, and industry-specific standards

Deliverables: you will get a detailed description of the vulnerabilities detected across your Kubernetes installation along with the strategies to address the issues.

KUBERNETES BENCHMARKING: PLATFORM PERFORMANCE TESTING

KUBERNETES BENCHMARKING: PLATFORM PERFORMANCE TESTING

Altoros benchmarking services include:

  • Building a proof of concept (PoC) based on open-source app samples
  • Testing the PoC on different Kubernetes distributions (Google Cloud Platform, Pivotal Container Service, Amazon EKS, Amazon ECS, Azure Kubernetes Service, OpenShift, etc.)
  • Ensure compliance with custom test requirements (ease of use, performance, custom tests, etc.)

Deliverables: you will get a PoC along with the benchmark to make a smart decision which Kubernetes distribution and the underlying IaaS fits your needs better.

KUBERNETES COST ANALYSIS

KUBERNETES COST ANALYSIS

We are ready to help you choose the optimal IaaS and Kubernetes distribution matching your budget.

  • Estimating the cost of your infrastructure
  • Taking in account large workloads
  • Getting the best of your budget

Deliverables: you will get recommendations on the optimal Kubernetes distribution and IaaS to fit your budget along with suggestions on optimization of your Kubernetes expenses.

Fully managed Kubernetes solutions

Engineers at Altoros will develop a production-level Kubernetes enablement roadmap to accelerate the adoption of the most advanced container orchestration tool at the moment.

  • Assessment and strategy planning
  • Kubernetes enablement
  • Application containerization and migration
  • Support
  • Training
  • Evaluating current workflows and workloads
  • Developing a strategy and improvement guidelines to eliminate flaws in both a development life cycle and a technology stack
  • Train your team to upgrade their skills, thus speeding up the onboarding
  • Solution design in compliance with your needs
  • Infrastructure planning and provisioning
  • Kubernetes architecture design and enablement
  • CI/CD pipelines setup to ensure dynamic management of each solution component
  • Implementation of logging and monitoring solutions
  • Security provisioning
  • Backup strategies
  • Legacy applications refactoring to enable them in a cloud-native environment, making sure they comply with the 12-factor app principles
  • Transforming your application architecture by converting it to microservices
  • Applications encapsulation into containers
  • Implementing the strategy of migrating containerized applications to Kubernetes
  • Monitoring solution implementation to detect and resolve possible issues before they affect the business
  • Integration of custom-fit backup/recovery solutions
  • Support subscription plans based on a “ticket-response” system tuned to your requirements
  • A 3-day Fundamentals hands-on training, covering essential skills required for Kubernetes deployment and daily operations
  • A 4-day Deep Dive hands-on training, covering advanced Kubernetes deployment techniques and operation tasks for managing Kubernetes clusters
  • Assessment and strategy planning

    • Evaluating current workflows and workloads
    • Developing a strategy and improvement guidelines to eliminate flaws in both a development life cycle and a technology stack
    • Train your team to upgrade their skills, thus speeding up the onboarding
  • Kubernetes enablement

    • Solution design in compliance with your needs
    • Infrastructure planning and provisioning
    • Kubernetes architecture design and enablement
    • CI/CD pipelines setup to ensure dynamic management of each solution component
    • Implementation of logging and monitoring solutions
    • Security provisioning
    • Backup strategies
  • Application containerization and migration

    • Legacy applications refactoring to enable them in a cloud-native environment, making sure they comply with the 12-factor app principles
    • Transforming your application architecture by converting it to microservices
    • Applications encapsulation into containers
    • Implementing the strategy of migrating containerized applications to Kubernetes
  • Support

    • Monitoring solution implementation to detect and resolve possible issues before they affect the business
    • Integration of custom-fit backup/recovery solutions
    • Support subscription plans based on a “ticket-response” system tuned to your requirements
  • Training

    • A 3-day Fundamentals hands-on training, covering essential skills required for Kubernetes deployment and daily operations
    • A 4-day Deep Dive hands-on training, covering advanced Kubernetes deployment techniques and operation tasks for managing Kubernetes clusters
Accelerate the adoption of the most advanced container orchestration tool today!

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Ryan Meharg

Ryan Meharg

Cloud Solutions Architect

ryan.m@altoros.com650 265-2266

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