Don West, Manager of Solution Architecture at Contegix, presented “Leveraging Atlassian in Contegix FedRAMP Cloud,” a webcast hosted by Carahsoft, a Contegix Strategic Alliance Partner.
Listeners of this webcast tuned in to hear Don discuss the challenges government DevOps teams face and the ways in which organizations can better leverage Cloud Application Solution Providers (CASP®s) solutions. Below is a short recap of the webcast. In addition, a recording of the full webcast is also available.
Hosting Opportunities for Atlassian Tools
Determining where and how to host your Atlassian tools can be a big decision. With a variety of options, Don highlighted some of the differences in the webcast between the following environments.
- Atlassian Cloud
- 3rd Party Datacenter
- Public Cloud
Federal and Public Sector Challenges
Based on his experience with a number of government accounts, Don identified and spoke about some of the crucial challenges that companies commonly experience when moving Dev tools to the cloud.
- Security Threats
- Compliance Requirements such as FedRAMP
- Application Availability
- Controlling Costs
- Maintaining Governance
Leveraging A Cloud Application Solution Provider
A managed services partner can reduce the time to deploy critical development tools. Don shared several key benefits of working with a CASP that can improve an organization’s workflows and keep their developers happy.
- Performance Tuning & Managed Upgrades
- Migration Advantage Partners
- Monitoring, Automation, Orchestration
- Managed DR Services
- Cost Optimization and Planning with CASP
Next, we heard from Derek Fields, Atlassian Project Manager at RightStar. With years of proven success, RightStar is Contegix’s leading Atlassian Solution partner.
Derek shared key DevOps concepts with regard to accelerating productivity for your IT operations. He suggested steps for a successful DevOps implementation, as well as highlighted the “Rule of Three,” which are the supported principles of DevOps.
- Work Flow
- Amplify Feedback
- Continuous Experimentation
Contegix has been partners with Atlassian since they started in 2002. For over 16 years, customers across the globe have come to rely on Contegix for expert Atlassian application hosting support. In addition, Contegix is Atlassian’s only FedRAMP-authorized partner and is able to provide government agencies with the highest level of security.
If you’re interested in understanding how to better leverage a CASP and alleviate your application management burden, please contact us today to speak with one of our application experts.
To listen to the full discussion, click HERE.