INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

Infrastructure Management 2017-10-15T12:32:19+00:00

INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

WAJA’s site reliability engineers excel at building and managing highly intricate systems. We combine our extensive experience with advanced technologies and best practices to deliver consistency, repeatability, and predictability. Working closely with Microsoft Windows, Linux, Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, and Microsoft Azure, we design, deploy,  and maintain highly optimized systems that can quickly adapt to changing business conditions.

Our infrastructure specialists start every project with a careful analysis of your existing IT infrastructure. From there, we will create an architecture that is agile, scalable, and able to meet your evolving business objectives. Our services include all aspects of architecture design from the conceptual level through to production, third-party integration, installation, and management.

INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

  • Evaluate existing IT environment
  • Develop business case
  • Conduct application lifecycle maturity audit
  • Produce audit report
  • Create roadmap of activities required to meet business goals
  • Select technology
  • Design processes
  • Provide cost and effort estimate
  • Create agile environment for the application lifecycle
  • Create a prioritized and agile implementation plan
  • Establish operational visibility, monitoring, and reporting for performance measurement
  • Manage the DevOps transformation activities
  • Automate integration, testing, and release tasks
  • 24X7 monitoring, problem resolution, root- cause analysis, corrective actions
  • Proactive health checks and continuous improvement of operations
  • Planning and execution of updates, patches, upgrades, and migrations
  • Design and implement ongoing DevOps transformations
  • Manage operational health for the application lifecycle to a specified service level agreement

BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH WAJA IT

  • Optimize hardware to improve capacity and reduce licensing costs
  • Create scalable systems to accommodate future growth/that grows with your business
  • Adopt new, disruptive technologies easily
  • Ensure high-system availability to support revenue-generating applications
  • Resolve recurring problems through the strategic use of automation
  • Implement turnkey security measures to conform to your business and regulatory needs
  • Ensure components work together seamlessly with expert guidance
  • Work with trusted advisors and proven technologies

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Red Hat Certified Architects (RHCA)
  • Red Hat Certified Engineers (RHCE)
  • VMware Certified Professionals (VCP)
  • Puppet Certified Professionals
  • MapR Certified Professionals
  • Cisco Certified Network Administrators (CCNA)
  • 8 AWS Business Accredited Professionals
  • 9 AWS Technical Accredited Professionals
  • 2 AWS Certified Solutions Architects
  • 5 Architecting with AWS Certifications
  • Oracle Platinum Partner: Oracle Enterprise Linux Specialized
  • Amazon Advanced Consulting Partner
  • Microsoft Silver Cloud Competency

SPECIALIZATIONS

  • Infrastructure: Amazon Web Services, VMware, RackSpace, Microsoft Azure, KVM, Heroku, Amazon OpsWorks, Amazon ElasticBeanstalk, Docker, Vagrant
  • Web / Application Architecture / Site Performance / Load Balancing: Apache, NGINX, JBoss, Apache Tomcat, Rails, Node.js, DJango, PHP, Amazon CloudFront, Akamai, Amazon AutoScaling, Varnish Software, Memcached, Redis, Amazon ElastiCache, Red Hat Cluster Suite, F5 LTM (Local Traffic Manager) & GTM (Global Traffic Manager), Amazon Elastic Load Balancer, HAProxy
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Access Control OpenLDAP:RSA Authentication, Radius Authentication, MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication)/Google Authenticator, Centrify/Powerbroker, SAML, OAuth
  • Environment Build and Deployment: Packer, PXE, Foreman, Red Hat Kickstart, Spacewalk, RedHat Satellite Service, Mrepo, Pulp
  • Orchestration / Service Discovery: Consul, Registrator, Consul Template, Shipyard, CloudFormation, Terraform
  • Configuration Management / Automation: Puppet, Chef, SaltStack, Ansible, Beaker, TestKitchen, ServerSpec, Berkshelf, r10k
  • Big Data Operations: Apache Hadoop, Cloudera, MapR, Hortonworks, Kafka, Storm, Oozie, Sqoop, Pig
  • Operational Visibility (Service Health Monitoring, Capacity Planning, and Reporting): Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Splunk, Graphite, Grafana, Cacti, SNMP, Diamond, CollectD, NRPE, Nagios, Sensu, CloudWatch
  • Release Management: GIT, SVN, Stash, GitLab, GitHub, BitBucket, Docker Registry Hub / Private Registry, Jenkins, Bamboo, TravisCI
  • Message Queuing: RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ, ActiveMQ, Amazon SQS,
  • Storage: NFS File Server, iSCSI, Fiber Channel, NAS / SAN, Netapp, 3par, EMC, Multipath / MPIO, device-mapper, PowerPath
  • Security: Host based Firewalls (Iptables), SSL VPN (OpenVPN), IPSEC VPN (OpenSwan, LibraSwan), Amazon VPC, IAM, Security Groups & ACLs, SELinux, Auditing and hardening Linux servers
  • ITIL Service Operations (Incident, Problem, and Event Management): Design and implement change control solutions, Design and implement disaster recovery solutions, Design and implement business continuity solutions, Root-cause analysis investigation, Linux Kernel performance troubleshooting and tuning, Application performance troubleshooting and tuning
  • Backup and Recovery: Tivoli – TSM, HP DataProtector, Bacula, NetBackup, BackupExec, Rsync-based solutions