Why Financial Services firms should embrace Cloud Native
As Financial Services companies seek to deliver ever greater capabilities to their users, the best in breed firms are leaning on cloud native approaches (running both in public and private clouds) to speed up delivery pipelines, implement continuous compliance, and scale their services to billions of users. Kubernetes (K8S) and other cloud native technologies are gaining massive momentum in the financial services industry for their role in making this possible.
We blend a comprehensive Discovery Audit with Consulting and Training to rapidly increase your organization's ability to migrate, build and operate cloud native applications at scale.
The Cloud Native Quickstart is typically a 3 month engagement which gives your organization tools, knowledge, and a head start on transitioning to cloud native paradigms, DevSecOps, and technologies like Kubernetes.
You already have great engineering talent. We don't seek to replace your existing talent or come into your organization to build one-off capabilities. Instead, we work collaboratively with your existing engineering teams to upskill your in-house talent while giving you a great set of base capabilities on which to build your cloud native future.
The three pillars of a typical Quickstart are:
DevOps - How do you deploy applications on the cloud?
Security & Compliance - How do you secure applications in a cloud native world?
Cloud Native Readiness - Are your applications, processes & people taking advantage of the cloud's capabilities?
In this portion of the engagement, we seek to build significant DevOps capabilities around continuous integration and continuous development. We work with your existing vendors to speed up delivery of new features and unleash developer productivity.
2. Security & Compliance
Cloud native technologies change the fabric of security by altering the attack surface area, removing some vectors and adding new ones. A dated cybersecurity posture needs to adapt to the cloud. Additionally, the ability to specify infrastructure-in-data and infrastructure-in-code means that compliance can be achieved on a continuous basis.
3. Cloud Native Readiness
Lifting-and-shifting workloads to the cloud can be a great first step in a migration program, but it is no place to stop. Massive cost efficiency gains can be achieved by re-architecting applications to be cloud native. Often, even simple changes can open the door for significant cost savings.