DevOps as-a-Service

AUTOMATED, RESPONSIVE, & SCALEABLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE FOR YOUR MISSION-CRITICAL APPLICATIONS

The Front Five DevOps service

We provide DevOps as a Managed Service to Agile development teams and businesses that want to run applications in the Cloud. We automate the operation of your Cloud environment and Continuous Delivery pipeline for you while we work closely together with your developers and in-house architects.



Value stream

Front Five has a repeatable and proven value stream that we use as a blueprint for clients.

Service Catalogue

DevOps Automation Tools that form part of our standard service catalogue. But we aren’t just limited to these so feel free to talk to us about your own unique requirements.


Operating systems supported

Redhat Enterprise
CentOS
Fedora
Ubuntu
Debian

Devops Tools Deployed

Jenkins
Puppet
Chef & Opscode hosting
Ansible


Databases – SQL

MySql
PostgreSQL

Databases – NoSQL

Riak & Riak-cs


Cloud Technologies supported

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Digital Ocean
Rackspace
Microsoft Azure – Linux Deployments

Virtualization Technologies Supported

VMware & Vcloud director
Linux Xen and KVM
Docker containers and LXC
Citrix Xenserver

Programming Languages Supported

Ruby
Python
Perl
C
Shell Script

Ideal for companies taking on large projects, needing help to get started and transition to a DevOps model or simply as an outsourced partner that takes care of your platforms.

24×7 DevOps Cloud Support

After all the big building blocks are in place platforms don’t just run themselves so we run a 24x7x365 support centre that can take platforms and applications into “BAU” mode with continued Cloud Administration, Delivery support, optimisation, monitoring, patching and reporting of usage and costs.

We collaborate back with your development teams at regular points to feedback improvements discovered through our monitoring.

Our DevOps Principles

Value is derived in the core DevOps principles that underpin everything we do:

Iterative and Incremental
Continuous Improvement
Automated Wherever Possible
Self-service Enabling
Highly Collaborative
Cloud Agnostic
Business Value Driven

Our DevOps Practices

Just a few of the practices that we provide as part of our DevOps service


Collaboration and workflow management
Source Control Integration
Automated provisioning
Infrastructure Configuration and Management
Continuous build
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Automated release management
Incremental testing
Proactive Monitoring

DevOps as a Managed Service plus our engineers can come on-site to engage with your Agile teams