Public and Hybrid Cloud Migration
Konekti systems recognizes that for most organizations with investments in on-premises technologies, an evolutionary hybrid cloud architecture is the only path towards cloud adoption. Migrating legacy IT systems takes time. Therefore, selecting the right cloud provider and the best methods to connect to that provider is paramount in achieving business goals.
Enterprises are very familiar with the applications they use and their data. The problem is that they need to understand how these applications will behave in the new environment. How do the clients access the application’s new home in the Public cloud? This problem is compounded when the business keeps the application active in its original location during migration.
Now, there are two locations to access the information and while the application and the data are the same, the different infrastructure and accessibility make the application delivery complex to manage. Konekti has developed best practices for connecting to Public Cloud providers as well as networking design guidelines that make it easy for you to integrate the public cloud as a seamless and secure extension of your existing on premise investments.
Public and Hybrid Cloud Connectivity Health Check
Konekti helps customers with existing public cloud deployments optimize access to their data and services, both for internal and customer-facing applications. Does your company’s connectivity to the public cloud meet your business requirements in terms of cost, bandwidth, reliability, and general performance?
We can work with your team to identify potentials avenues for cost reduction, performance improvement, and enhanced reliability. Our Public Cloud Health Check offering provides corporation networking best practices within the cloud infrastructure as well for accessing the public cloud. In addition, this offering will provide an analysis of your cloud deployment’s security posture and recommend enhancements for redundancy and availability.
Finally, our health check report will be a vital tool for enterprises to reduce access costs to the public cloud by suggesting alternatives for public cloud access (MPLS, VPN, direct connection to IaaS provider) and weighing each option’s benefit.
Public Cloud Business Continuity Assurance
Public clouds such as AWS, Azure, and GCP offer many tools aiming at providing high levels of availability and methods to minimize catastrophic failures. Konekti understands these various options and will work with your team to design and implement a disaster avoidance and recovery mechanism that meets your business’s requirements.
When to Engage Us
Use Case #1
"Did I get networking within the cloud right?"
You’ve fully migrated to the cloud and your services are wildly popular. Your developers have embraced the cloud, and your paying customer base is expanding rapidly. Even so, you worry about cloud networking architecture. How many of those virtual subnets in the cloud are you actually using?Is load balancing configured in a way to minimize downtime? How many virtual private clouds (VPC) should you be using? Engage our team of experts to guide you to a position in which you can concentrate on the revenue-generating services rather than infrastructure areas that fall outside your team’s expertise.
Use Case #2
"How should I connect my on-premise infrastructure to the cloud?"
You are already connected to the public cloud over the Internet; however, the CIO has concerns about remote sites accessing internal applications over the public Internet. Is an IPsec VPN solution sufficient? Or should you buy a direct connection to the cloud provider? What about purchasing MPLS/VPN services from a telco with an inter-connect with the cloud provider? Our team can clarify advantages of each options and lead your team to most appropriate solution.
Use Case #3
"My existing data center networks are complex. How can I plan and implement a migration to the cloud?"
You’ve decided to stop buying physical infrastructure and are ready to fully migrate to the cloud. You are fully aware that the business depends on IT infrastructure and that the migration process must be conducted in a manner that ensures your business applications are highly available and security cannot be comprised. You need assistance in providing a continuity strategy during the migration process as well as advice on a method to ensure a highly secure deployment. Consider hiring Konekti to simplify the design and migration process.
Use Case #4
"How can I ensure my cloud services remain highly available and quickly restored if I encounter a major outage?"
You are approaching your business’s busy season. The thought of a catastrophic failure in your hybrid cloud infrastructure is constantly on your mind. How quickly can you recover from large-scale failure? How can you re-construct your virtual deployment to match the pre-disaster state? At Konekti, we’ve observed businesses that are insufficiently prepared for disaster recovery. The cloud provides options for restoration that weren’t possible when your applications were running on bare metal infrastructure. Let us design templates and automation tools that simplify and streamline reconstruction of a virtual deployment.
Konekti Systems helps clients develop and implement cloud and hybrid networks, enabling them to migrate to and between public clouds painlessly.
Our deep domain knowledge in networking and cloud access options simplifies many of the complexities businesses face when choosing from a plethora of cloud connectivity options. Furthermore, our involvement in cloud migration projects allows clients to focus on scaling business applications and services rather than worrying about the infrastructure ‘plumbing’.
Our certified experts will help you with your migration journey to or within Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). To engage Konekti team of experts, contact us today.
James brings 22 years of experience building tech companies in the financial services, networking, and customer service industries. James started his career as Lead Electrical Systems Product Manager for the Department of Energy’s Naval Nuclear Propulsion Directorate, where he was responsible for a $300M overhaul of key reactor control systems for the U.S. Navy’s fleet of aircraft carriers, and was eventually promoted to General Manager. After attending Harvard Business School, James joined Intuit as a Product Manager and led several initiatives to innovate QuickBooks through customer-centric design. James went on to found CW Music, which helped Fortune 500 brands drive deeper customer engagement in partnership with touring musicians. Immediately prior to Arise, he held senior leadership roles at two fast growing tech companies where he drove significant revenue through large strategic partnerships, leading to acquisition and top-tier venture capital investment, respectively.
James holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, and earned Master’s degrees from Virginia Tech (Systems Engineering) and the U.S. Navy (Nuclear Engineering). He started his education at Vanderbilt University where he earned a BS in Electrical Engineering.
Jeff’s career in designing and operating large-scale IP networks began at Sprint in 1998. During his decade tenure at the Tier 1 ISP, Jeff held both engineer and management positions in the company’s Ops and Network Development organizations. His most significant contribution to the company was overseeing the effort to deploy 40 Gb/s IP over DWDM on the SprintLink backbone in 2008. Jeff founded Brooks Consulting LLC in 2009 to helps clients design, test, and maintain Layer 3-centric IP infrastructure in both the wireline and wireless segments of the telecom industry.
Jeff graduated from Duke Univerisity in 1998 with a degree in Computer Science. His writing on IP networking has appeared in publications such as The IP Protocol Journal and Network Computing.
Amir is a 22-year veteran of networking industry, a subject matter expert on large-scale IP networks as well as a successful entrepreneur. Amir began his networking career in 1996 at Sprint as an operations engineer. At Sprint, Amir implemented the first inter-provider multicast network in the industry. Amir joined Juniper Networks in 1999 and excelled in various leadership technical roles over the next decade. At Juniper, he was instrumental in the deployment of Juniper products into numerous large service provider and enterprise networks. Amir founded Cypress Consulting in early 2011 with focus on providing IP/MPLS consulting services to large service provider and enterprises.
Amir has dual bachelor degrees in Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University, and an MBA with focus in finance from the University of Maryland.
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