Azure Landing Zones

Azure Enterprise-Scale Landing Zones

Through our SMART planning, technical engineering, and assertive management, sustain your Azure Landing Zones.

What We Do?

Platingnum delivers Cloud adoption at scale which provides guidance and architecture based on the authoritative design for the Azure platform.

Principles serve as a compass for subsequent design decisions across critical technical domains. Enterprise-scale architecture prescribed in this guidance is based on the design principles described.

Our Capabilities

Platingnum will help you to draw conceptual architecture design for smooth and faster azure cloud migration that represents the strategic design path and target technical state of your Azure environment. We strive together with our clients to easily set up agile, secure, scalable, multi-account environments based on the best practices.

Before embarking on any major voyage to the cloud, it’s critical to understand where you’re going, why you’re moving, and what to anticipate when you get. As a result, we begin each project by first identifying critical business drivers. Are you trying to save costs? Is it better to improve performance or produce additional revenue? These and other questions can help you develop a value-based Azure Cloud strategy and roadmap that is aligned with your business goals.

Platingnum’s Cloud Platform Roadmap will give you a nice view into the current state of your cloud environment. We deliver a Roadmap that is aligned to your business structure and goals to move your App and data analytics workloads into the Azure cloud.

Platingnum will spearhead your cloud journey with DevOps Automation capabilities to drive velocity and quality. Our Automation capabilities with continuous integration and continuous delivery will drive perfect Azure cloud migration delivery and organizational performance.

To achieve operational excellence, a systematic approach to reliability, performance, security, and cost-efficiency is required. Platingnum is master to deliver all parameters in Azure Cloud Adoption Journey. 

Platingnum will help you to deploy Azure Policy to create and manage policies that enforce compliance. Platingnum will help you to provide integrated security monitoring and policy management for your workload in the cloud environment.

Our Solution 

Platingnum provides Enterprize-scale Azure Landing Zone solutions to perform cloud migration efficiently. 

Step 1: Planning 

During the planning phase, we will do assessment and discovery while collaborating with your team. When analysing landing zone deployment choices, our discussions with clients and partners help us appreciate that businesses may be at different phases of their cloud journey.

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Network Topology & Connectivity

Decisions on networking and connectivity are the crucial core part of any cloud design. In this area of design, we will focus on important design issues for network topology and hybrid connection architecture. 

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Identity and Access Management

In Identity and access management, we will highlight cloud identity strategy planning, with an emphasis on authentication and authorisation, hybrid identity strategy, and identity integration.

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EA Enrollment & Azure AD Tenants

In this area of the design, we will help to establish the business’s commercial relations with Microsoft as well as how an organisation controls billing estate.

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Management Group and Subscription Organization

Considerations for subscription design and management group hierarchy are crucial and have an influence on governance, operations management, and adoption patterns as cloud adoption scales.

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Management and Monitoring

In this design area, we will focus on enhancing Azure digital estate administration through centralised management and monitoring to offer visibility, compliance, and protection for continuous cloud operations. 

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BCDR, Security, and Governance

In this area design, we will focus on improving the availability of cloud applications by utilising Azure native high availability, application and data recoverability, and disaster recovery (DR) features.

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Platform Automation and DevOps

In this design area, we will help enterprises by recommending the DevOps method with their deployment and release management requirements utilising a continuous integration/continuous delivery strategy.

Step 2: Implementation 

During the initial planning and projecting phase, we will collaborate with your team in a one-day workshop to carry out assessment and discovery. 

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Deployment and Guidance

We will conduct weekly meetings to establish the progress of deployment and help the organizational team in the execution. We ensure that the landing zone is implemented and well documented.

 

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Finishing

We will assist with the deployment of the management hierarchy and Azure Landing Zones deployment by developing an Azure DevOps pipeline to assure governance, security, and policy requirements.

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Turnkey

Platingnum specialises in collaborating with organisations to guarantee that the Landing Zone topology is properly built and the right approach has been implemented.

Step 3: Management

Platingnum helps to manage your azure landing zones after deployment. We will help you guide technical efforts, in alignment with the business strategy. We will provide you ongoing management for the following points: 

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Azure Policy Monitoring 

Platingnum will review the Azure Policy Compliance on monthly basis to ensure the technical changes required across multiple workloads.

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Azure Advisor Monitoring 

We analyze your configuration, and usage telemetry and offer personalized recommendations to optimize your Azure resources for reliability, security, performance, and cost.

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Infrastructure as Code Management

Platingnum will help you to track the errors to facilitate the scalable infrastructure as code.

Pricing

Azure Landing Zone Implementation: 2-Weeks Implementation

 

An expedited, best-practice Azure deployment that provides a set of personalised blueprints for automating the deployment of guardrails and supporting services following the Cloud Adoption Framework.

Our solution has the advantage of allowing you to quickly get started with Azure without having to develop the Azure infrastructure from the ground up. The landing zone is built to grow with your Azure practice.

After the work is completed, you will have an Azure environment suited for operating business applications, whether they are migrated from current on-premises settings or new cloud apps.

 

  • Azure network – Azure Virtual Networks uses a hub-spoke design to allow migration/deployment of shared services and application-specific workloads,
  • Security – Azure native resources are used to offer a secure landing zone environment
  • Governance – Best practices for Azure subscription settings, Azure AD, role-based access restrictions, resource building policies, and cost management
  • Monitoring – Configure monitoring, analytics, and alerting for cloud-native infrastructure. ​
  • Backup and recovery – Setup Backup and recovery services before workload migration/deployment.​
  • Use of Infrastructure as Code – Our method is heavily reliant on automation.


Our Approach – 
Deliverables

 

Assessment and gap analysis
  • Assessment of your existing Azure Landing Zone.

Further solutions and suggestions

 

  • This contains guidance on how to move forward with a pilot migration and subsequently a real workload migration.

  • We will also advise on how to link your landing zone to your on-premises infrastructure, as well as how to implement shared services to handle application-specific workloads.

Design
  • A workshop to collect the business requirements and gap analysis to develop “standard” Velocity Landing Zone mechanisms.

  • A design workshop will be conducted to propose the optimal solution to and approve the design for execution.

  • Aid with design authority approvals and clearances.

  • Design documentation.

Build
  • Subscriptions for Hub and Spoke developed by Azure Enterprise IaaC may be used to build good practice guidelines.

  • The Hub subscription includes your choice of NVA firewall) appliance(s) pre-configured for secure internet edge and trusted/untrusted network traffic segmentation.

Project Management
  • Platingnum offers a completely project-managed strategy and onsite execution, including a dedicated MS Teams site for project communication.

  • Delivery

  • Building documentation for a tailored sequence of handover workshops and helping with service transition.

Custom Options
  • As part of the engagement process, these alternatives are recorded, planned, and delivered, frequently including on-premises connectivity and cross-region DR.

Outcome

When the engagement phase is completed, you will have an operational Azure environment available for new or migrated workloads, which will include:

  • Hub & Spoke topology

  • Security (Isolation & Policy)

  • Subscription management

  • Role-Based Access Control

  • Azure Networking and your decision for NVA firewall (Palo Alto / FortiGate / Cisco) appliances.

  • Developing automation for Spokes

  • Security & Accessibility Monitoring

  • Backup & Recovery

Because this is a tailored solution, the cost of construction may vary based on the agreed specifications.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How we can help you establish your Azure Enterprise landing zone?

At Platingnum, we have years of experience creating Azure landing zones for our customers across multiple sectors and industries.

We can help you identify and define your Azure cloud foundational needs in-depth using our Azure landing zone philosophy, before rolling out your perfect Azure cloud landing zone to guarantee your workloads can be delivered reliably and at scale.

 

Why do you need an Azure foundation?

The cloud provides a plethora of helpful and crucial technologies for product and process digitization. Despite significant time constraints, businesses have the problem of establishing a secure and long-term foundation for the cloud. With Azure Foundation, Platingnum provides a set of Azure Landing Zone topologies, architectures and best practices from several successfully implemented applications. Automation and the use of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) provide a quick implementation.

Should we be using Azure Policy to deploy workloads?

In a nutshell, no. we use Azure Policy to control, govern, and keep your workloads and landing zones compliant. It isn’t meant to deploy entire workloads and another tooling. We use the Azure portal or infrastructure-as-code to deploy and manage your workload and get the autonomy you need.

How can I be sure that my investments will pay off?

We often begin with Azure landing zone consultation and evaluate the viability of your migration project based on the projected TCO, ROI, development time, and cost.

How do I know that Platingnum is the right partner for us for Successfully Azure Cloud Adoption Journey?

With our MS Azure Advanced specialization and years of experience in numerous complex Azure projects, we will optimally prepare your organization for the challenges of migration to Azure. We will also lay the foundations for sustainable operation and continuous development of your Azure cloud environment.

We help you:

  • To achieve higher security by using the cutting edge of technology and regular review of services.
  • To get more control by extensively defining the users and roles.
  • To achieve a more compliant and compatible Azure cloud environment by acting innovatively with maximum safety.

Got pricing queries about Azure Landing Zone services? Send us a message.

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