Certus Advisory Ltd

Transformation

Certus Advisory deploys new technology solutions to enhance or transform how a company operates and manages IT, supporting growth and driving innovation. Our approach to transformation minimises business disruption and delivers measurable benefits quickly. Certus Advisory successfully manages risk factors to achieve a smooth transition to the target operating model.

Features

  • Requirements definition aligned to business strategy
  • Technology selection
  • Transformation strategy
  • Infrastructure, Network and Cloud Platform selection
  • Transformation process design
  • Transition management and assurance

Benefits

  • Enhanced business agility
  • Greater control of IT services
  • Reduced operational costs of IT
  • Rapid delivery of business benefits and ROI
  • Smooth transition to the target operating model
  • Transition risk reduction and management

Pricing

£353.50 to £1464.50 per person per day

  • Education pricing available

Service documents

G-Cloud 9

746627209049340

Certus Advisory Ltd

William Hampton

+44 (0)207 164 6029

will.hampton@certusadvisory.co.uk

Planning

Planning
Planning service Yes
How the planning service works Through rigorous and detailed analysis of business requirements, process and systems, we identify the optimal technology candidates for cloud hosting and select software solutions that will enable the business to meet future challenges. We provide market insight, vendor selection based on first hand knowledge, and security solutions founded on robust and uncompromising principles. We provide deep architectural expertise though our accredited and experienced resources.
Planning service works with specific services No

Training

Training
Training service provided Yes
How the training service works We provide training in the configuration, deployment and operation of a variety of cloud services across a diverse vendor landscape. We have SMEs who provide training specific to vendors, as well as generic training on cloud deployment principles and methods.
Training is tied to specific services No

Setup and migration

Setup and migration
Setup or migration service available Yes
How the setup or migration service works We develop a detailed transformation roadmap for our clients which defines key activities, resources, work packages, milestones and work streams. This is supported by governance and quality assurance processes, which provide a logical and controlled path towards the target cloud solution. Throughout migration we carefully manage application and system dependencies, data security, data integrity, business continuity, resilience and operational risk to ensure as seamless a transition as possible. We also assist in defining and embedding new ways of working, and the changes in organisational roles.
Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services No

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing
Quality assurance and performance testing service Yes
How the quality assurance and performance testing works Through the transformation process, we focus on ensuring that systems are rigorously tested prior to deployment into production, though the development of detailed test cases, test scripts, selection of test data and application of testing methodology. In conjunction with the business, we define performance SLAs commensurate with business criticality classification and RTO/RPO requirements. We conduct performance, capacity and resilience testing utilising load generation tools, data modelling and stress testing services. We carry out data integrity checks, resilience and failover testing to assure business continuity and disaster recovery. Additionally, we carry out quality assurance of end user experience.

Security testing

Security testing
Security testing service Yes
Security testing type
  • Penetration testing
  • IT Health Checks
  • Risk analysis
Accredited security testers Yes
Security testing accreditations
  • Tigerscheme
  • CREST
  • Other
Other security testing accreditations CISSP
Certified Professional (CCP) risk analysts Yes

Ongoing support

Ongoing support
Ongoing support service Yes
Types of service supported Hosting or software provided by a third-party organisation
How the support service works Access on demand to skilled cloud hosting specialists and other infrastructure/solution SMEs.

Service scope

Service scope
Service constraints Certus Advisory will consider each assignment individually to ascertain whether there are any applicable or specific constraints relating to that assignment.

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times All emails will be responded to within 24 hours
User can manage status and priority of support tickets No
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support No
Support levels Response to general or specific business queries relating to the work being undertaken

Resellers

Resellers
Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance Up to Security Clearance (SC)

Pricing

Pricing
Price £353.50 to £1464.50 per person per day
Discount for educational organisations Yes

Documents

Documents
Pricing document View uploaded document
Skills Framework for the Information Age rate card View uploaded document
Service definition document View uploaded document
Terms and conditions document View uploaded document
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