Drive business innovation and agility
As cloud computing drives business innovation and agility while lowering IT costs, it is a key component to virtually any service optimization strategy. Akima Global Technology’s data center architects, virtualization specialists and system administrators support our customers at every point across their cloud lifecycles—from planning transition through extensive requirements analysis, capacity planning, migration and testing for private, hybrid and public clouds.
Our experience includes one of the world’s largest migrations and deployment training of Microsoft Office 365.
With a strong focus on budget optimization and lower CAPEX, we also provide comprehensive design, deployment and turnkey administration of large private cloud Infrastructures, migrating the organization to their datacenters, and providing long-term sustainment and operations and maintenance (O&M) for critical applications and hardware.
Whether your end-game is a managed private, on-premises Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution with highly automated provisioning, a hybrid cloud with a major service provider or a public cloud, Akima Global Technology will work tirelessly alongside you to deliver the ideal balance of performance, availability security and cost. And this is what service optimization is all about.
Engineering, Infrastructure Support and Accreditation
- Current State Assessment, Migration Planning and Roadmaps
- Planning and Requirements Support
- Hardware/Software Configuration
- Infrastructure Design and Implementation
- Virtualization Capacity Planning
- Storage Management
- Bandwidth Optimization
- Authorization and Authentication
- Remote Network Connectivity
- Risk management Framework (RMF)
- Certification and Accreditation (C&A)
- STIG Compliance
- Microsoft Office 365 Migration Support
- Desktop as a Service (DaaS)
- Documentation and Training
- Project management
- Operations Center
- 24/7/365 Monitoring and Support
- Real Time Analytics
- Enterprise Application Lifecycle Planning, Delivery and Management
- Help Desk
- Tier 3 Support
- Tier 0 vESD for automated fixes
Representative Cloud Engagements
U.S. Air Force
Akima Global Technology completed the US Air Force’s migration of more than 840,000 user accounts world-wide into a single, integrated global network in order to reduce cost and improve security. In addition to completing the migration, Akima Global Technology personnel were also responsible for designing, testing, and building the Air Force’s hosted services data centers. Our team provided server hardware and software installation services, deployed virtualization technologies, and supported network optimization efforts for remote locations. Currently, our team is providing the Air Force sustainment support for their current enterprise data centers while also piloting a Department of Defense initiating to migrate users into a commercial cloud. Our team is actively migrating Air Force users into Microsoft’s commercial data centers.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Akima Global Technology provides strategic planning, development, and operation and maintenance (O&M) support for FDA’s Oracle products hosted in their private cloud. They provide enterprise architecture design, maintenance, and backup/recovery support for Oracle products including Grid infrastructure and Cloud Control. In addition, they are responsible for the administration of their Oracle databases and middleware (WebLogic) applications. Akima Global Technology has also provided server administration support to assist Hewlett-Packard with the server upgrades within their private cloud data center supporting FDA. Akima Global Technology personnel completed the deployment of Windows Server 2012 virtual servers and decommissioned the Windows Server 2003 environment. They were also responsible for the application development and deployment into the production environment.
Commercial Cloud Providers
Akima Global Technology is engaged to provide cloud security consulting services to Rackspace’s PCI Sustainability – Endpoint Management Project. Akima Global Technology personnel provide subject matter expertise in many areas related to cloud security. Some of these include security portfolio management, security tool implementation and integration, security engineering and architecture, incident management, and PCI compliance. In addition, Akima Global Technology personnel have assisted with the implementation of Phantom automation and Encase solutions for Rackspace to strengthen security initiatives for the service provider.