Public & Private Cloud

AWS Solution Architect

1. What is the current project challenge that you are addressing for our customer?

Our customer is a multi-billion dollar privately held hosting/application management service provider. They needed to be able to scale their applications management team to better serve their end customers in order to gain market share and grow their current AWS business.

2.What was the solution our consultant(s) provided for the customer?

The Maverick consultant provided quick, scalable AWS solutions that they can deliver based on best practice solutions provided by the customer’s Application and Infrastructure Management Team.

3. How did this project help our customer achieve ROI and improve business efficiencies to grow their business?

By providing the talent to support the scale of AWS solutions, the Application Management Team can now build and provide the best technology services for any industry worldwide. This helps their end customer reduce provisioning costs and helps diversify their internal and external cloud platforms while lowering their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Our consultant’s dedication to this project has enabled our customer’s internal resources team to focus on more strategic work to grow their businesses.

Amazon RDS

1. What is the current project challenge that you are addressing for our customer?

Our Client, an IT Solutions Provider needed a resource to upgrade a MySQL database from the on-premises data-center and migrate the environment to Amazon RDS for MySQL and Amazon Aurora. The customer’s database was on an older, outdated version with very little documentation available.

2.What was the solution our consultant(s) provided for the customer?

The solution was to migrate slowly to upgrade the databases on-premises and move to the cloud without disrupting day to day business operations. All the customer data had to be upgraded to My SQL version 5.1 before the database could be upgraded to Amazon RDS and Aurora. Our consultant was able to update the database in order to migrate it over to AWS.

3. How did this project help our customer achieve ROI and improve business efficiencies to grow their business?

The customer had other high priority projects which were dependent on the success and completion of this migration project. Having the Maverick consultant on board reduced the project duration time which in turn reduced costs. This migration eliminated on-premise servers which allowed the end customer to save operational expenses costs while ensuring the data is secure and readily available in AWS. The Maverick consultant efficiently worked through each scenario to reach the customer’s goal.

DevOps Managed Service

1. What is the current project challenge that you are addressing for our customer?

Our customer is a global pharmaceutical research organization faced with the challenge of transforming their diverse set of scientific and business application platforms into a distributed global R&D cloud that provides the following:

-Both Global and Localized data governance, data privacy, and data security
-A high–performance end user experience
-Data ingestion and consolidation engines for real-time data cleansing and transformation to research information for science
-Unstructured to Structured data intelligence and correlation for worldwide reporting and analytics
-A repeatable operating platform to ensure scale & stability for worldwide operations and product engineering to continue advancements in their research

2.What was the solution our consultant(s) provided for the customer?

Our Customer needed to transform the operating teams into a 24/7 shared services model that leveraged an Agile DevOps program. We developed a program that effectively combines both onshore and offshore teams with emphasis around application engineering and automation capabilities for all software builds, data ingestion, data cleansing, software testing and deployment strategies.

Our team delivered a DevOps framework across the full cloud stack inclusive of: Database, Cloud platforms and Middleware engineering to migrate over 200 applications, 100 databases and over a petabyte of data. Our consultant(s) utilized the following software and system configuration tools throughout this project: Chef, Puppet, Kubernites, Docker, Jenkins, Linux, Apache, Tomcat, Fusion Middleware, Oracle Cloud transformation, Exadata, Virtualization and JIRA.

3. How did this project help our customer achieve ROI and improve business efficiencies to grow their business?

Our DevOps program helped reduce the operating budget required to run these applications by building autonomous programs that are self-managed and monitored by more cost-effective operators 24/7. We can now emphasize our core budget back to science and engineering platforms to help our customer spend more time and money on developing cures for their patients.

DevOps Engineer

1. What is the current project challenge that you are addressing for our customer?

Our client is a major pharmaceuticals corporation. They did not have a central DevOps team who could evaluate and recommend the right set of tools to be used, with individual project teams/groups try to set up their desired tools and serve their teams, with no clarity on the availability of infrastructure that could be shared across groups.

A defined process framework detailing the different tenets in DevOps, including what activities and approach are needed to move to the desired state was not in place. Our customer was also lacking SME knowledge on the application, application stack and environment management flowing between Dev and Ops teams to arrive at a standardized process.

2.What was the solution our consultant(s) provided for the customer?

We created a DevOps roadmap that covered people, process and technology.

We designed a unique operating model that leveraged an agile methodology to execute projects by focusing on tools, infrastructure, and automation.

Orchestration of various DevOps practices (like build automation, continuous integration, QA automation, release, deployment automation) was accomplished by using a variety of tools and establishing the CI/CD pipelines for different technologies. We executed performance tests on daily builds

We also provided one-click deployment for the production environment and a predictive monitoring solution for strategic decision-making.

3. How did this project help our customer achieve ROI and improve business efficiencies to grow their business?

By leveraging the DevOps solution, improved efficiency and helping the client leverage new business capabilities quickly. We delivered a flexible and agile solution platform that automated a number of manual processes reducing processing time and mitigating the risk of human errors. We reduced release cycle time by 50% and Operations cost has reduced by 40%. These savings are being used to fund further transformation programs.