Cloud4C helps enterprises manage costs, governance and risks associated with their Azure workloads.
While Azure is emerging as a platform of choice by large enterprises as well as start-ups, organizations are challenged with providing corporate oversight, security and cost controls across the entire cloud estate. Lack of proper visibility can lead to over provisioning of cloud services, unnecessary and unplanned spending, and instances with open, insecure ports.
Intelligent Managed Services for Azure
Once enterprises opt to run workloads on Azure, they have to address various challenges in managing them. Managing infrastructure in the cloud needs significant attention demanding business’s time, energy and resources. Cloud4C can help and take this load off an organization’s shoulders. As an Azure partner, Cloud4C enables businesses to realize the benefits of Azure cloud hosting through a complete range of managed services.
Our Enterprise Grade Managed services from our Azure Center of Excellence help enterprises meet heterogeneous and complex technology environments through an robust service delivery model built on ITIL, ITSM, COBIT process frameworks coupled with our best practices we gathered handling over thousands of IT Modernization projects.
We determine workload needs, transform and migrate applications without disruption, furnish a secure, stable infrastructure. Our team of Azure certified cloud experts can manage all your Azure related databases and infrastructure along with application deployment on Azure.
Our team possesses in-depth knowledge and expertise in Azure eco-system. We can help enterprises and web application deployments to make the best Azure services and tools such as Active Directory, Monitor, ARM templates, RBAC, ATP, Sentinel and more.
Single SLA - Azure Cloud to Application Layer
Cloud4C offers enterprises a single SLA at Application login with end-to-end responsibility of IT management including security (a robust security framework with 40+ information controls complying with global regulations and standards such as GDPR, IRAP, FedRAMP, OJK, MAS, RBI, etc.)
Site Reliability Engineering and 24/7 Application Support
We understand the importance of ensuring reliability, availability, and security with respect to application support. Our solution is designed to ensure maximum uptime.
Over the years, we have enabled many customers with our site reliability engineering services (SRE). Today, we leverage on AI for continuous monitoring, proactive alerting and for self-healing. This AI powered solutions are maintained by highly experienced SRE engineers from Cloud4C. This is of utmost importance as applications today leverage n-tier architecture, heterogeneous systems with multiple front end, backend, middleware for caching, searching, queuing relational and non-relational databases.
Azure Cloud Adoption
Cloud4C Azure Cloud Adoption framework helps simplify cloud transformation. We help organizations accomplish technology modernization, rationalization, remediation and migration to Azure. Our Azure experts help them find the right strategy and architecture to achieve stellar business results.
Cloud4C swiftly assess current workloads and chart out an optimized roadmap to manage Azure workloads.
We perform a thorough review to ensure that the existing Azure architecture is optimized and make recommendations on
- Cost Saving
- High Availability
- Operational Excellence
- Auto Scaling and
- Asset Optimization
- Alignment to security, compliance and flexibility needs
Migration to Azure
We handle the end-to-end migration process with a customized approach. Our out-of-the-box frameworks that have been perfected over thousands of migrations allows this to happen in days as opposed to weeks/months. Be it compliance or better performance, we can help migrate without any downtime and with minimum effort.
Automated Patch deployment at Cloud4C enables enterprises to focus on their priorities while being assured of the mitigation of threats arising due to vulnerabilities. It also accelerates the Vulnerability remediation for enterprises across hybrid environments.
High Availability & Backup
Cloud4C enables continuous replication of enterprise data (Asynchronous and synchronous data replication, Commvault replication etc.) with high availability (99.9%) and consolidates databases into a petabyte-scale data warehouse.
Containerization for Seamless Microservices Management
Companies that depend on the internet-based ecosystem are actively embracing microservices architecture. Every company’s need is unique and a unique solution is needed for them. Our team of experts work with each and every client to create this strategy that includes the right set of solutions as well as processes. We use best in the class products to deploy microservices by deploying istio based applications using Rancher-Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS) and Kubernetes Clusters. We help manage large scale Microservices architecture by leveraging our deep experience in supporting both B2B and B2C companies.
Cloud4C Custom Configurations for Azure
Cloud4C provides customized configurations for monitoring services, OS optimization, patch management, alert response, runbooks and deployment management.
Azure Platform Management
- Configuration of Identity and Access Management for programmatically granting users access to the Azure Management Portal.
- VPC and Network Management
Azure Infrastructure Management
We take care of the infrastructure monitoring and complete infrastructure management. We utilize Cloud4C proprietary cloud management platform, Azure native tools as well as third party tools to actively monitor organization’s cloud for fault recognition and fast response.
Automated Azure Infrastructure set-up and Management
Infrastructure automation is vital for any business with cloud infrastructure. Cloud4C helps companies build their Azure infrastructure within a week. By leveraging on bleeding-edge tools like Terraform and Azure Resource Manager, we help them build the right infrastructure strategy using the right tools making maintenance easy.
Operating System Management
Cloud4C works with organizations to understand and build a plan to manage and operate their OS(Windows, Linux – CentOS, Ubuntu, RHEL, SUSE), ensuring that patches, configuration and security concerns are handled in a timely and controlled manner.
Software Configuration and Management
Maintaining any enterprise software is a huge project. In the context of microservices, software configuration and management can be the difference between success and failure. Our team’s experience in microservices extends into configuring and managing the software to perform in tune with the rest of the network. We use automation tools like Ansible, Puppet and Chef to implement the software seamlessly.
Instrumentation and Insights
We understand that zero noise alerts are critical for microservices success. Our AIOps based approach enables us to segregate real issues from noisy alerts and leads to quick identification of issues.
Cloud4C’s ISO 22301 BCRS based framework for Cloud-based BCP and DR on Azure
Cloud4C’s ISO 22301 BCRS based framework ensures digital resiliency for clients. We even cover natural disaster situations, technology failures, and counter cyber-attacks. Cloud4C’s integrated capabilities ensure higher availability and scalability.
Cloud4C Expertise in Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) tools
Define the DR Strategy
There are several factors that govern a DRaaS strategy: RTO and RPO goals, storage, capacity planning network reconfiguration, and daily change rate. Along with Cloud4C proprietary tools, we also use Microsoft-provided tools such as Azure Site Recovery Capacity Planner and Azure Site Recovery Deployment Planner to analyze an enterprise’s source environment and compute requirements for the target environment.
Design the DR Site
Based on the client’s choice of Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO) Cloud4C’s specialized team would plan the Disaster Recovery approach.
Cloud4C can handle homogeneous and heterogeneous database migrations i.e., from any source to any target. Key highlights of our capabilities:
- Data sovereignty powered by AI
- Military-grade security ensuring safer data transfer, storage, and backup with tools, data encryption, testing plans, and access control.
- Large scale migrations handled swiftly for BFSI, Govt. Organizations, Ecommerce, Healthcare, etc.
- Zero downtime migration with high performance to the tune of no-failure 500,000 transactions/hour.
Service Disruption (Outage) report analysis and elimination of recurring issues
- Pro-active and Preventive Maintenance and plans from Infra till Application layer
- Service Improvement plans across all the areas(OS, Database & Applications)
- Pro-active monitoring of the Alerts and taking immediate action to reduce the downtimes
- Fine-tuning of alert metrics, by reducing recurring alerts, post permanent fIxes
Database Management to deliver High Performance
Cloud4C provides customized scalable architecture for planned and managed database confguration, custom rule-based policies for users/ queries, and automated scripts for effcient database management, - personalizing managed services. We constantly perform proactive tuning and changes to the database, server or instance simultaneously. We also perform automated health checks identifying performance bottlenecks, root cause, and remediation steps.
Monitoring Instrumentation and Self-Healing
We use our experience in DevOps to create a detailed monitoring and alerting process. We cover a wide variety of monitoring scenarios like observing infra logs, application performance, software performance and security. We undertake pro-active remediation and self-healing via Cloud4C AlOps, Machine Learning and Azure Native tools such as Azure Monitor, Azure Policy, which results in overall increase in uptime and stability.
Cloud4C Managed Detection and Response
A seamless orchestration of technology, intelligence, and SOC expertise
Centralized Azure Security Monitoring
Cloud4C with the help of Cloud4C proprietary frameworks with 40+ security control objectives and 26 security tools, automatically collects and alerts on security data from critical Azure services such as Azure Monitor,Azure Application Insights, Azur Sentinel, centralizing and simplifying Azure security monitoring. The service includes Security Management, including Active Directory, firewall, endpoint protection, virtual network and antivirus which eliminates blind spots and ensures continuous threat coverage. Some notable components are as follows:
24x7 Proactive Security Monitoring and Investigation
Our experience Security Operations experts leverage our decades of managed security expertise and Azure tools such as Azure Security Center, Sentinel, Azure AD, activity logs etc. to help enterprises protect their business by monitoring and disrupting advanced threats around the clock.
Advanced and Integrated threat intelligence updates
Our threat intelligence includes Azure-specifc correlation rules, so we can detect the latest threats, vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, and anomalous behaviors in an enterprise’s Azure environment. It is also powered by Industry leading platforms such as Microsoft, OSINT, STIX&TAXI, MISP etc. and Cloud4C Threat experts.
Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing
Automatically scan an organization’s Azure estate including assets, security groups and configuration to identify Azure vulnerabilities and security weaknesses.
Cloud4C uses a combination of automated and manual scanning methods involving commercial and publicly available tools, as well as custom scripts and applications that were developed by Cloud4C.
We help organizations gain visibility across hybrid cloud environments, vulnerability and threat contexts couple with a step-by-step guidance to remediate threats.
Simplifes compliance in the cloud
We secure collection and retention of raw and normalized logs to ensure the organization’s Azure environment adheres to key regulatory or industry compliance mandates, such as PCI DSS, NESA, SAMA, IRAP, HIPAA, or GDPR.
Cloud4c supports all the CI/CD efforts of an organization with automated security monitoring across build, test, and production environments by leveraging our expertise with DevOps tools like PagerDuty, Slack, Jira among others.
Database Activity Monitoring (DAM)
The Cloud4C Managed Database Activity Monitoring Service includes activity monitoring of databases for potential misuse and data extra filtration incidents. Management activities include DAM Agent provisioning, deployment, tuning and policy-based changes (including on a per-DB instance basis as needed), as well as vendor software and firmware updates.
Host Based Security System (HBSS)
Cloud4C Host Based Security Systems Policy Manager and Agent offers active protection for all the enterprise’s server devices, platforms and operating systems. This offers proactive protection against local and network-based attacks.
Privileged Access Management (PAM)
Cloud4C offers a fully autonomous platform for privileged account life cycle management. PAM helps to accomplish the following goals:
- A condensed attack surface that protects against both internal and external threats
- Reduced malware infection and propagation
- Enhanced operational performance
- Easier to achieve and prove compliance
Modernizing Security Operations Center (SOC) with an Intelligent SIEM + SOAR solution - Azure Sentinel
We help enterprises take advantage of AI powered technology from Microsoft to strengthen and simplify their security environment. During the engagement, our security experts will address all major areas of their Security Operations, including new tools or processes that would be beneficial to adopt. By understanding our client’s requirements and the elements they would like to keep consistent with improved capabilities, Cloud4C makes introducing Azure Sentinel seamless and cost-effective.
Cloud4C Proprietary Automation tools for Azure Managed Services
CLOUD4C CLOUD MANAGEMENT TOOL
The tool offers a comprehensive solution and service portfolio for simplifying management and maximizing value to the business by consolidating all core IT processes including incident, problem, and knowledge management.
- Incident Management
- Operational and TAT Reports
- Integration with CSP Reports
Cloud4C CSP (Customer Support Portal) has information about customer related infrastructure, operations, monitoring and support of services. The dashboard contains info such as devices assigned to the customer, support tickets summary, customer user management and reports.
Configuration Management Database (CMDB) portal is a repository that acts as a data ware house for IT installations. All the hardware utilized for order implementation is recorded in this CMDB application. Complete Asset management can be done through this app.
Azure and Cloud4C - Scalable and Agile
Our framework is built on globally acceptable norms, and we work on any changes to compliances so that enterprises needn’t exert this burden on their IT workforce.
If you are looking for custom development and consulting to integrate cloud technology into existing applications, Cloud4C offers you the right platform and solutions. Contact us today at firstname.lastname@example.org, our team of Azure professionals will be ready to assist you.
Industry specifc solutions on Azure and Success stories
Our industry specifc solutions defne new ways to disrupt and increase business value in BFSI, Insurance, Healthcare, Government/Public Sector and more.
Cloud4C helps a 170 year old Government Organization embrace a Digital, Data Driven World with SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) on Microsoft Azure
Complex Migration at Scale based on Azure Cloud Adoption Framework for Critical IT Landscape of Major Government Entity.
Oil and Gas
for a Large Enterprise - Hosting and Managing Mission critical SAP workloads on Azure for an oil and gas major in Middle East. Record time Transformation
The Cloud4C Advantages
Established partnerships with leading cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud and Others
End-to-End cloud offerings – from Migration readiness assessment to planning, execution and post-migration operations
Global cloud managed services for mission critical workloads with stringent focus on compliance
We employ full-time Quality Management & Security Teams whose main responsibility is to ensure that our facilities are compliant with the many standards, certifications and accreditations we adhere to and to ensure all our customer deployments are managed appropriately. Our security framework governed by 40+ Security Control objectives makes it instantly compliant with the following standards.
Trusted by 60 of
Fortune 500 Companies
Presence in 26 countries,
50 global locations
2000+ certified cloud experts worldwide with local presence in 25 countries
Migrated and managing 40000+ VMs
AIOps driven automation in Cloud Operations
High availability 99.95%
3500+ Global Enterprise customers
Zero friction business delivery model
Support hybrid infrastructures
12 years of rich experience in Cloud and Managed Services
Certified people resources on ITIL, COBIT, CDCP, CISA, CISSP, CISM, Six Sigma, PMP, CCIE, MCP, CEH and more
Comprehensive disaster recovery and BCP portfolio Presence in 50+ global locations
21+ Centers of Excellence (Azure, SAP on Azure, Automation, Managed Security Services, Cloud Managed Services and more)