Unlocking the Power of the Cloud

Whether you need someone to maintain or improve your cloud environment, or you are operating on-premise and looking for a change, Stoneridge Software can help you host your business applications in Microsoft Azure.

If you are moving to the cloud, Stoneridge will work with you from start to finish and beyond. We will help you get your cloud environment up and running and help you maintain it.

Stoneridge Can Help You Optimize Your Cloud Experience

Get in touch with us so we can help you start your cloud journey or make the most out of your current cloud experience.

Ground to Cloud Migrations: Moving Your Environment to Microsoft Azure

If you are considering moving to the cloud, you might be asking yourself: “Why should I move my on-premises environment to Microsoft Azure?”

The answer is multi-layered, but the short version is there are many advantages to hosting your environment in Azure:

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It provides you with a highly secure and resilient IT infrastructure that is up to date with all industry-leading security standards and best practices.

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It comes with a robust set of features including network isolation, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) protection, and data encryption – significantly reducing your risk of unauthorized access and data breaches.

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It offers comprehensive identity and access management solutions such as Azure Active Directory, multi-factor authentication, and role-based accounts.

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Its flexibility allows you to scale resources on demand, allowing you to adapt quickly to changing requirements and organizational needs.

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It leverages Microsoft’s cloud resilience and high availability of experts protecting its cloud environment.

Microsoft Azure also constantly updates built-in educational and compliance tools to help organizations meet requirements and industry-specific standards.

Assess and Optimize Your Current Azure Environment

If you are already on Microsoft Azure, sitting down with Stoneridge to do a comprehensive assessment of your current  environment has several key benefits:

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Azure provides you with a comprehensive understanding of your current setup, resource utilization, performance bottlenecks, and areas where you can improve.

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It helps identify unused or underutilized resources in your system.

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Saving you money by enabling cost optimization by restructuring and identifying unnecessary assets.

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It gives you a chance to set security configurations, access controls, and compliance requirements – identifying vulnerabilities to ensure adherence to standards.

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It optimizes performance by refining networking configurations, increasing storage solutions, and implementing caching mechanisms.

By assessing your Azure environment, you can save money, strengthen your security, improve performance, and let you deploy the right resources to the proper areas. Stoneridge Software can help you assess your environment and unlock the full potential of Microsoft Cloud investment.

Develop Your Cloud Technology Vision by Tapping Into Stoneridge’s Cloud Consulting Services

We can help you navigate how you will reach your Microsoft cloud goals and propel your project forward. We do this through two methods:

    Roadmapping

    A project roadmap provides you with a clear vision and strategic plan on how you will advance through the many stages of your project. It also gives you tangible strategic plans you can present to the necessary stakeholders and employees to ensure your entire team is aligned on methodology, expectations, and goals.

    Envisioning Sessions

    Stoneridge experts bring valuable expertise and years of insight to the table when meeting with you to discuss your vision and goals. We will meet with your team to brainstorm ideas on how to address challenges, identify opportunities, and improve your project workflows.

    Cloud Consulting Services

    Stoneridge’s experienced team of consultants possesses a deep knowledge of the platforms and applications you use to run your business. We keep up with the latest updates, newest features, and best practices to ensure your company’s security standards stay current.

    Our main goal is to empower you with confidence in using Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure so you can maximize the value of your cloud investment.

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    Microsoft 365 Consulting Services

    When you use Stoneridge to help manage your Microsoft 365 environment, you gain access to many perks including:

    • Comprehensive assessments and planning meetings.
    • Implementation Support.
    • Transition support as you move to M365.
    • Enhanced security.
    • Cost savings.
    • Improved productivity and collaboration amongst your team.
    • Continued support after implementation.
    • Opportunities to stay up to date with technological advancements and product updates.
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    Microsoft Azure Consulting Services

    Stoneridge helps you optimize your Microsoft Azure environment by providing a number of services:

    • Data consolidation and migration from locally hosted (on-prem) to cloud
    • Transition support as you move to Azure
    • Integration of 3rd party applications for Single Sign On and improved collaboration
    • Creation and design of cloud infrastructure
    • Platform integrations
    • CRM and ERP integration or migrations to Azure

    Scalable Backups and Recovery

    Microsoft Azure offers you secure and scalable storage options, giving you peace of mind when considering how to protect both your structured and unstructured data. There are two main pieces to this puzzle:

    Azure Backup

    Automates backups and data protection, eliminating your need for costly and bulky on-premises servers.

    Azure Site Recovery

    Enables quick replication and recovery of data and workloads in the case of a disaster.

    Simply put, Microsoft Azure gives you solid data protection, excellent backup capabilities, and automatic regulatory compliance. Another perk is Azure’s flexible pricing, making it an affordable and cost-efficient solution for organizations of all sizes.

    Empowering Your Security with Identity and Access Strategies

    A dynamic and well-managed security, identity, and access strategy is critical in today’s digital landscape. Cyber threats are becoming more common and more sophisticated, meaning the need for proactive security measures has never been more important. It not only protects your employees, your stakeholders, your partners, and most importantly your customers, but it also gives them confidence in your organization.

    So, what can Stoneridge Software’s Cloud Consulting resources offer you?

    Identity and Access Management (IAM)

    Stoneridge will assess your current Identity and Access Management (IAM) strategy to identify opportunities for improvement and put together the next steps. IAM is a critical security measure that safeguards your sensitive data from unauthorized access. It also:

    • Ensures your users have the proper level of access, minimizing data bleeds or leaks
    • Streamlines user access management, authentication, and authorization processes enhancing efficiency and reducing administrative tasks.
    • Allows you to enact and optimize IAM policies and procedures.

    Security Assessments and Consulting

    Our experts will meet with your team and analyze your current security processes to identify vulnerabilities, deficiencies, and potential risks. This gives you a holistic view of your environment and a picture of what can be improved. After that, you can prioritize investments and allocate the proper resources to the places that need them most.

    From there we will get to work with you on creating a roadmap and then setting up your Microsoft Azure environment so you can take advantage of the many benefits of the Microsoft cloud.