Geocent takes a DevOps approach to application transition to the cloud. Instead of taking a “lift and shift” approach we utilize a cloud engineering analysis process and leverage automation technologies to completely automate the transition.
Our engineering analysis identifies not only the current configuration but also what areas of the system can be optimized to take full advantage of cloud capabilities. This analysis is presented to the customer to include specific courses of action for optimal implementation. After choosing a course of action, we will implement the optimal transition for the customer which may include specific cloud-based optimizations.
Our transition approach also includes an additional step where we leverage infrastructure as code and configuration as code capabilities to fully automate the provisioning, installation, configuration, hardening, network configuration and testing of the system. Using these techniques, we were able to deploy a 48 server Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) in less than 10 minutes. This gives customers the flexibility to easily manage and rapidly change configurations across cloud and virtual environments.