G7CR - Cloud Advisory Service

Cloud Advisory Service

Mark your Cloud success journey with G7 CR

Cloud adoption is gaining speed as businesses believe this will put them ahead of the competition. Reduced total cost of ownership and lesser hardware to manage are a few prominent drivers of Cloud motion. G7 CR with our deep Cloud understanding advise you on the right Cloud approach, platform fitment, designing robust Cloud architecture considering key business aspect like scale, security and manageability.

Cloud Advisory Service

This phases beings with outlining your priorities be it cost, performance, scale or manageability.

Infrastructure Assessment |

Compute, Storage, Network, Hypervisors, Firewalls, Operating Systems, Kernel version (Linux)

Application Assessment |

Technology stack, Software Compliance, Application architecture.

Data Assessment |

Data Flow, Data structuring, Storage devices, Software Compliance

Security & Risk Assessment |

Firewall rules, Data protection policies, IDS/IPS, Identity and Access management

Risk Assessment |

Vulnerabilities, Availability, DA/DR, Backup, Logging.

Cloud Architectural & Design Services:

Designing Cloud Neutral Strategy|

We help you harness the benefits of multi- cloud engagements by designing an architecture that is cohesive, yet platform independent.

Design and Implement Cloud Architecture|

We help you design Cloud architecture that is Always available, Auto Scalable, Highly Secure, Precisely Networked.

Design and Implement Cloud Security |

We help you engineer a robust preventive or proactive security system with DMZ, Web Application Firewall, IDS/IPS, Identity and Access management, Logging, Alerting System

Design and Implement Backup/DR strategy |

We help you build a fail proof business continuity plan with Site cover, Geo- data replication based on seismic zones & guidelines on DR drills.

Sizing and TCO prediction:

We help you arrive at true sizing for your application by performing a series of performance and load test at various thresholds of traffic, document performance counters and help you drive ROIs that count.

Change Management:

We help you manage IT change with precision and predictability

Cloud adoption training programs

Privileged Identity Management and Logging to capture changes on your Cloud Environment

Deploying Change Management processes

Cloud roadmap & strategy:

We help you drive longer term IT goals and continuously build Cloud maturity.

Cloud Migration Services

On-prem to Cloud, One Cloud provider to another, rather anywhere to Cloud – G7 CR can help you drive the transition with Zero business impact. We could use varied approach to transition to Cloud application approach, lift and shift or redeployment. With deep Cloud expertise & the help of data analytical tools, we use the approach that fits your need and is fast, cost-effective and seamless.

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G7CR - cloud migration services

Cloud adoption is gaining speed as businesses believe this will put them ahead of the competition. Reduced total cost of ownership and lesser hardware to manage are a few prominent drivers of Cloud motion. G7 CR with our deep Cloud understanding advise you on the right Cloud approach, platform fitment, designing robust Cloud architecture considering key business aspect like scale, security and manageability.

Infrastructure Migration

(All OS types & all Kernel version (Linux))

Data Migration

(Structured / Unstructured)

Platform Migration

(Any Cloud Platform)

Application Migration

(One Layered, Micro services, Containerized, Converged Orchestration)

Customer Case Study

G7 CR helps one of the largest Telco Service provider migrate to Microsoft Azure and reduce their Cloud spend by 30%

The four stages for transition that will drive higher ROIs and greater efficacy

Assessment & Planning:

Assessment:

Infrastructure Assessment |

Compute, Storage, Network, Hypervisors, Firewalls, Operating Systems, Kernel version (Linux)

Application Assessment |

Technology stack, Software Compliance, Application architecture.

Data Assessment |

Data Flow, Data structuring, Storage devices, Software Compliance

Security & Risk Assessment |

Firewall rules, Data protection policies, IDS/IPS, Identity and Access management

Risk Assessment |

Vulnerabilities, Availability, DA/DR, Backup, Logging.

Planning:

Setup Parallel Environment | Application Test | Database Test | Platform Test | UAT | Final Fail over

Deploy, Test & Migrate:

Project timelines (Detailed project plan | Factoring Remedies)
| Transition Estimates (Granular level transition timelines
| Timelines for architecture changes)

Manage & Monitor:

Patch update | Database availability | Backup | Network monitoring | Security monitoring | DA/DR

Optimise:

Improvement plans | Detailed analysis of Cloud Spend
| Optimise to increase ROI

Customer Case Study

G7 CR helps one of the largest Telco Service provider migrate to Microsoft Azure and reduce their Cloud spend by 30%

G7CR - Cloud Implementation Services

Cloud Implementation Services

When it comes to deploying your solutions or products on Cloud, it is important for you to choose the right deployment model. The 3-key considering should be speed, agility and efficacy. With an enriching Implementation portfolio spanning various application architecture, G7 CR’s seasoned Cloud specialists help you design & build a Cloud delivery model that unleashes the true power of Cloud.

Our Cloud Implementation delivery model spans complete cloud spectrum from IAAS, PAAS, SAAS to Intelligence (IoT, Bots, BI, AI & ML). Below is a

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Smart hardware for your applications: We help you build smart hosting services for all kinds of Application Orchestration

Single Layered

Micro services

Containerized

Converged Orchestration

Work your Data Services 24/7*365: We help you build resilience and high availably without having to spend twice.

Relational Databases

Document DB

NoSQL

Setup BIG for Bigger business impact: We help you build and choose Data processing framework for Data hungry services

Distributed - Processing system

Streaming System

Execution System

Querying System

Analysis System

Smartest is the new Smart: We help you automate or let Bots do tasks that need to be done more than once.

Jobs

Chat Bots

Data that makes sense: We help you in building robust Analytical pipeline that allows you to make well informed decisions.

Power BI

SSRS Reporting services

Security is one thing that can never be ignored: Evolving Security implementation approach that will protect from known vulnerabilities and fast forward on ones yet to be discovered.

Network

Application

Infrastructure

Database

Preparation is Vital: We help you leverage Cloud redundancy and build Business Continuity Plan ensuring your RPO’s & RTO’s are intact

Backup (Infra, application & data)

Disaster Recovery

Application Recovery

Cloud Security and Governance

Better safe than sorry!
Threats advance as security systems do. We help our customer build secure hosting architecture and manage security systems end to end, keeping them updated and protected from potential vulnerabilities.

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G7CR - Cloud Security and Governance

A dedicated team of Security architects at G7 CR called the “Blue Team” consistently work towards understanding newer threats, evaluating security products and solutions to ensure our customer’s security systems can detect, notify & prevent intrusion.

While external threats are one important pieces. So, is governance. We help businesses employee a clean Governance policy to provide access to information in a timely fashion and just as much is required.

Our Security and Governance Services includes

Cloud Security

Designing and Implementing Security architecture

With our in-depth understanding of hosting systems, we help growing enterprises build layered lock down security architecture.

Application Layer

Hardening settings | Demilitarized Zones | Setup & Configure WAF with OWASP rules (SQL injection, cross-site scripting attacks, and session hijacks.) | SSL configuration

Network Layer

Setup Network Firewalls |
Recommended Port settings |
Demilitarized Zones |
Lock down IP access | Network Isolation

Communication Layer

Configuring gateways |
Communication Encryption policies |
Configuring Route Rules

Data Layers

Database Isolation |
Encryption |
Lock down Communication

Security Updates and Maintenance

Our Blue team constantly evaluates security products and solutions to ensure your systems are protect, current and can respond to threads in time.

Implementing Systems to monitor & report vulnerabilities in detection mode
Automation to disconnect rogue systems
Shut down automation to prevent intrusion
Implementing Robust Alerting Systems

Cloud Governance

The goal of our Cloud Governance services is to help build or integrate fail proof polices and principle that govern how, when, who & why information is accessed.

Identity Management

Identity Management

Change Tracking

Change Tracking

Resource Tracking

Resource Tracking

Access Management

Access Management

G7CR - Cloud Management Services

Cloud Management Services

With our deep Cloud expertise, we help businesses reduce operational expenses involved in managing IT, attain guaranteed round the clock availability, instilling great deal of security and allowing them to focus on strategic engagements.

Our Managed Service touches all ends of IT components starting from incoming traffic to business continuity.

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Typically, our complete Cloud Management Service involves:

Managing insights on application access | Monitoring security logs | Responding to alerts | Monitoring & Managing hardware availability | Scheduled health checks for all hosting components | Patching updates (Involved rigours testing before released to production systems) | Managing jobs (Application, system & database) | DR drills

Our specific managed services are as following:

Application Management Services

Our approach to application manageability is to cover 3 key areas that impact your users, productivity & your business.

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Availability

Our approach to application manageability is to cover 3 key areas that impact your users, productivity & your business.

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Performance

The only unpredictability a business can afford is traffic. Thus, Scalability and Agility become the most important component of application deployments. We help you find the balance with “Automation”, leaving nothing to chance! We design and develop custom automation tools & scripts that enables your applications to scale up/down on-demand.

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Diagnostics

TOur managed services are proactive in design, with deep experts in managing application of different kinds, we implement tools & services that proactively detect and diagnose role lifecycle issues—recycle, hung, not started—that might affect your applications.

Security Management Services

We help build Enterprise grade security systems for organizations/applications of all sizes, kind & vertical. With our Blue team managing your Cloud Security, you can be sure of meeting all your compliance requirements.

A typical Security management service will involve:

• Identity and access management
• Change tracking, IDS, PIM & IPS implementation
• Isolation of Servers that are accessible from untrusted networks
• Monitoring any Third-party connections to ensure authorized access and appropriate usage.
• Securing connections to external public networks utilizing De-Militarized Zones (DMZs) or similar security
• Setting up & managing DMZ based on designs as defined in NIST Special Publication 800-41, Guidelines on Firewalls and Firewall Policy
• Implementing security systems to block (DoS)/ XSS/ SQL injection impacts.
• Detecting, isolating & mitigating any intrusions detected.
• Implementing & monitoring intrusion detection systems (IDS) for any environment into which Confidential Information will be placed.
• Managing Signatures and Keys.
• Implementing System and firewall application security patches and updates for firewalls in a timely manner consistent with the criticality of the patch/update.

Network Management Services

We understand the importance of communication and governance of that communication. We help you implement and manage network communications with industry approved rules/policies.

• Implementing, monitoring & managing Application Firewall rules based on industry standard OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) core rule sets.
• Monitoring and managing third party & external connections to networks, ensuring authorized access and appropriate usage.
• Secure connections to external public networks utilizing De-Militarized Zones (DMZ designs as defined in NIST Special Publication 800-41, Guidelines on Firewalls and Firewall Policy, are acceptable).
• Configuring & managing routers using Industry Standard secure configurations.
• Managing network logs, network-related log files & log retention policies.
• Controlling ingress and egress of communications and data to environments containing Confidential Information.
• Implementing and Managing Transport Encryption
• Configuring & Managing Cloud based routers, implementing IPSec tunnel for secure communication with external network.

Database Management Services

We house the best DBA’s across the Globe to help our customers choose, manage and maintain complex and growing data services to meeting their business goals. Our team of Database administrator specialise on SQL, My Sql, No SQL db – Mongo & Cosmos.

• Database monitoring & health check-ups
• Performance tuning
• Incident and log management
• Database availability, Cluster setup & management
• Cloning, Backup and Disaster Recovery
• Security patches and updates
• Managing database connections
• Database security audits

Customer Case Study

G7 CR is the best and preferred MSP partners for over 1000 plus businesses across the Globe

Cloud Automation

Automate for true IT innovation

We believe any activity that needs to be performed more than once, “Must be automated”. G7 CR has developed a patent product on fundamentals of automation and brings to you the technical expertise to automate your technology processes, that can help you reduce cost, operational errors and increase ROI.

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G7CR - Cloud Automation

Our automation services are built on top of Cloud Platform, as a System Integration Service. For instance, an ISV provider needing to deploy IT resources for a new customer; An enterprise needing to provision and manage IT for dev/test/PoCs. G7 CR helps you automate these processes with custom built automation application to suit your business.

You can leverage pay by the hour, minute & now by the second! flexibility that Cloud Services Providers like Microsoft offer. And to do so, robust automation is the key. We help you build automation scripts, tools &solutions that are custom to your application, business & technical requirements.

Typical examples: Auto Scaling| Intelligent scripts to turn off inactive dev/test machines| One click clean-up of unwanted resources|

The need for automation is vast, so are our solutions/services:

Automate your Cloud infrastructure and services for Performance & Cost Efficacy
Custom jobs to collect and manage logs (Performance matrix CPU, Memory, Throughput, Application/ DB Response time, Network traces, Boot Logs, Diagnostic logs)
Alerting systems for what matters the most to your business. (Health check | Intrusion | Performance counters)
Automation orchestration for Infrastructure, Networking & Security.
Self-service deployment models for your products.

G7CR - Cloud Optimization Service

Cloud Optimization Service

The MOST voted challenge by businesses already on Cloud or the ones planning to move to Cloud is -“Containing the Cost”. Moving from a traditional on-prem DC with one-time capital cost to Usage based operational cost, needs more than just technical expertise; it also involves cultural shift. Even born in the Cloud companies find it rather challenging to leverage the essence of Cloud Costing.

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With 360º Cloud expertise, we help you build & implement hosting models that are cost effective and delivers expected performance. Our focus is to help you increase the speediness of your Cloud deployments and reducing your overall Cloud spend.

Assessment

Assessment

Our structured approach starts with the assessment of application downwards and not Infra upwards. The first phase is to evaluate the structure of code, application architecture and database against widely accepted recommendations and highlighting areas that need tuning to boost performance, followed by recommendations for continuous improvements. The assessment phase covers end to end review of the hosting platform starting with deployment models, network architecture, Cloud services in use and the hosting orchestration.

Planning

The optimization recommendations are broken down to be implement in phases, starting with changes that need zero or minimum efforts and progressing with an Agile approach to implement comprehensive.

Assessment
Assessment

Implementation

Our expert engineering teams work closely with you to check off optimization recommendations. The three broad stages covered under implementation are:

Automation

Typical the implementation beings with Automating your Cloud Services to deliver desired scale at the time required and at minimal cost.

Re-Architecture

We help you choose the right type of hosting platform or services that can meet your business/ technical requirements at an optimal cost. And help you transition to the newer architecture.

Re-Engineering

Legacy applications, outdate codes or architecture need deeper engagement and you can avail our App enhancement/Re-engineering services to back you up in transitioning your application & services to an Agile and robust architecture.