To support a transformation on this scale, a new limited company was created. The new company needed a brand new digital service to be created in six months to facilitate it’s operations in a cost effective manner, support onboarding of thousands of 3rd parties and contractors, and provide a flexible data analytics platform for it’s 15+ year lifespan. AirWalk were selected as the lead technology implementation partner.
With any migration to Cloud or when building applications in the Cloud, the visibility of the environment is critical to ensure the quality and availability of applications.
Traditional tools are too static or require too much ‘per-endpoint’ configuration to be useful in a dynamic environment.
Native tools, while being great at catering for rapid change, are generally focused on one particular cloud or use-case.
Customers need systems that provide Metrics, Logs, Events, Alerts and Application Traces. These inputs need to feed operational teams, security (SOC) teams as well as for general management information (MI).
To provide complete insight, it is also important to visualise the changes that might affect the running systems.
Whilst these requirements can all be met by point solutions, this would result in a duplication of data, a multitude of different up and downstream integrations and/or limited cross-consumption of useful data.