Black Marble Limited

DevOps Strategy and Architecture

Implementing effective DevOps processes to make the application lifecycle faster and more predictable. We can bring together people, processes, and technology, automating software delivery to provide continuous value. We have engagements for DevOps/Azure Workshops, dependant on customer focus usually involving 1 day onsite with 2 days of write up.

Features

  • Microsoft Worldwide Partner of the Year 2016 Developer Platform
  • Testing the code with continuous delivery process automation
  • Cross-functional teams can collaborate as one team with one goal
  • Azure DevTest Labs for rapid provisioning of test environments
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous delivery to Azure
  • Configure a full CI/CD pipeline for any Azure app
  • Enhanced compliance and security
  • Assessment workshop to review development practices and tooling
  • Best practice consultancy

Benefits

  • Teams can respond faster to competitive pressures
  • Tooling is accessible to all teams, regardless of geography
  • Manual processes are replaced with automation saving time and money
  • High quality delivery with DevOps and automation
  • Automation provides improved traceability and repeatable workflows driving efficiency
  • The ability to deliver services better on demand
  • Releasing products faster, increasing operational efficiency
  • Manage provisioned infrastructure and applications to ensure compliance
  • Limit exposure to threats
  • Quickly find and address vulnerabilities

Pricing

£750 to £1150 per person per day

Service documents

Framework

G-Cloud 11

Service ID

9 2 7 3 4 2 2 0 2 8 1 0 9 9 5

Contact

Black Marble Limited

Linda Hogg

01274 300175

linda@blackmarble.com

Planning

Planning
Planning service Yes
How the planning service works Implementing effective DevOps processes to make the application lifecycle faster and more predictable. We can bring together people, processes, and technology, automating software delivery to provide continuous value.
Planning service works with specific services Yes
Hosting or software services the planning service works with
  • Microsoft Azure hosting software.
  • Microsoft Azure DevOps

Training

Training
Training service provided Yes
How the training service works Depending on the customer's specific services, we provide * Technical assistance in the implementation of prerequisites and system requirements. * Knowledge transfer for the management of the system. * Specific customer training.
Training is tied to specific services Yes
Services the training service works with
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft Azure DevOps

Setup and migration

Setup and migration
Setup or migration service available Yes
How the setup or migration service works This service will assess the value of Microsoft Azure for your development team and provide a blueprint to trial the latest, enabling Microsoft technologies to improve the development, test and deployment process and take advantage of public cloud without compromise.

Drawing on our recognised position as experts in the necessary fields, our consultants will help you assess their current position and identify how Microsoft Azure and the Visual Studio family could deliver benefits to quality, flexibility and speed of delivery.

In addition to a standard sample solution, we will deliver a report detailing how tooling and process changes centred around the Azure Dev/Test model could deliver benefits to you. This report can be used by you to support strategic decision makers, guide further engagement with us around implementation, or assist the internal development team with process change.
Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services Yes
List of supported services
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft Azure DevOps

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 Depending on the services being implemented for the customer, we perform load testing to make sure it meets customer scalability requirements, and share the results with the customer.

Security testing

Security testing
Security services No

Ongoing support

Ongoing support
Ongoing support service No

Service scope

Service scope
Service constraints Normal support would only be available remotely.

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times 2 hours depending on criticality
Long term aim is 24/7, currently stands at 9 to 5.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility None or don’t know
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support No
Support levels The service provides a sample solution, and roadmap. Any additional, follow-up services would have an agreed support model, depending on the level of engagement.

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 £750 to £1150 per person per day
Discount for educational organisations No

Service documents

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