Azure Design Service

Peace of mind for more complex adoptions of Azure

Our Azure Design Service is a high-level architectural review of your infrastructure through the lens of the five pillars of a well architected Azure Framework – reliability, security, cost-optimisation, operational excellence, and performance efficiency.

We also factor in your long-term business objectives so our Azure-certified Solutions Architects can provide a bespoke Azure architecture high-level design giving you a stable and scalable base for growth. You will also receive a detailed cost estimate and all the associated technical documentation.

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  • We are a Microsoft specialist and hold nine Microsoft accreditations at gold and silver level
  • We’re one of only three partners in the UK, and 45 globally, to be recognised by Microsoft as an ‘Azure Specialist for ISV’
  • As a Microsoft Direct and Indirect Cloud Solution Provider (CSP), you can choose the Go-To-Market model that best suits you
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Who is it for?

  • You’re redeveloping an application/solution and are looking to modernise with a cloud platform
  • You want to add functionality to an existing application/solution that Azure services could support
  • You want to migrate an existing application/solution to the cloud, but it requires more than a straight-forward lift and shift (e.g. hybrid network, new solution deployment, company merger)
  • Your existing Azure infrastructure and/or network has grown organically over the last five years and needs review
  • Your organisation needs to comply with specific industry standards (e.g. SOX)
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Why this service?

Our expert recommendations will support:

  • Reduction in Azure consumption cost due to optimised design
  • Built-in performance and scalability options (perform better with auto-scale, only pay for what you use)
  • Improved resiliency and disaster recovery (take advantage of Microsoft guaranteed SLAs)
  • Improved reliability with reduced risk of downtime
  • Shorter and simpler development cycles for applications and solutions
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At the end of the process, you’ll have an Azure architecture high level design and estimated Azure consumption costs.

You can use this as a detailed reference when building the solution, whether you choose to do that yourselves or commission Grey Matter and Climb Global Services to do it for you. This report can also be used to support calculations required when seeking Microsoft part funding.

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