Success in Azure requires a comprehensive and deliberate approach to managing and maintaining cloud infrastructure. However, this success is difficult to achieve – many organizations do not have the expertise, time, tools or discipline required to properly manage cost, security, backup or other operations in Azure.
Azure Assist is a fully transparent set of services that provides you and your team with all the information needed to understand what is happening in Azure and what actions should be taken to better manage and optimize the environment. VIAcode’s experts are also available to help with those actions, if needed.
The Azure Assist services deliver a best practice approach to fully managing Azure and are comprised of:
- Technology: VIAcode’s proprietary and specifically built-for-Azure tools for monitoring, data collection, analytics, visibility and integration/workflow management.
- Processes: Proven best practices that form a rhythm of business (ROB) to ensure Azure operation management is performed thoroughly and consistently.
- People: A full team of Azure experts that extend the capabilities and bandwidth of VIAcode client teams.
With Azure Assist, VIAcode becomes an extension to your team, acting as your Virtual Cloud Center of Excellence (vCCoE) and ensuring Azure is fully and properly managed and optimized.
Azure Assist Services
Azure Assist Services are available bundled or as individual subscriptions, depending on your financial management, security and operations needs. Each service includes the expertise, tooling and processes needed to effectively manage different areas of Azure:
- 24/7 monitoring
- Problem identification, triage and resolution
- Advisory support
- Scheduled assessments
- Proactive services
With each subscription, VIAcode takes on all of the foundational work required to properly and fully manage Azure – we bring the expertise, technology and processes, and we do it at a fraction of the cost of doing it yourself.
Azure Assist Subscriptions
The Azure Assist – Cost Management subscription helps you align your cloud investments with business expectations. Azure Assist – Cost Management includes monitoring of your Azure spend, budgeting and forecasting, along with visibility into cost allocation, cost deviations and more. You will also receive regular cost optimization recommendations that are unique to your Azure environment, helping you to save as much as 30% of your annual costs.
The Azure Assist – Security subscription helps you protect your IT systems and ensure your Azure environment meets compliance requirements, In addition to detecting and triaging security alerts and alerting you to configuration changes, our experts will regularly review your security posture and identify security optimization recommendations. Azure Assist – Security also provides compliance tracking for regulatory and industry standards.
The Azure Assist – Operations subscription ensures resiliency and business continuity. The service includes monitoring of your Azure health, specifically replication, backup execution and compliance. VIAcode’s Azure operations experts will review and update lists of critical workloads, schedule updates and patching, and create policies to ensure backup compliance.
No one has more experience than VIAcode in helping organizations migrate to, optimize and manage Azure. VIAcode holds three Microsoft solution partner designations: Data & AI, Digital & App Innovation, and Infrastructure, along with specialization in Infrastructure and Database Migration to Azure.
To learn more about the full capabilities of the Azure Assist subscriptions and how you can ensure your Azure environment is fully and properly managed, contact us now.