Sep 19, 2022
Grid Dynamics Introduces New Starter Kit to Accelerate Enterprise Cloud Migration from Pivotal Cloud Foundry to Microsoft Azure
- Grid Dynamics delivers a cloud migration starter kit that reduces time and costs for companies moving from on-premise Pivotal Cloud Foundry (now called VMware Tanzu) to managed Azure Kubernetes Service
- The new starter kit combines Grid Dynamics’ microservices platform experience with Azure to provide a reliable and scalable foundation and accelerate infrastructure provisioning
- Companies that leverage the starter kit can build a high-quality, production-ready, enterprise-grade microservices platform more quickly, accelerating time to market of new products
San Ramon, CA., Sept 19, 2022 – Grid Dynamics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: GDYN) (Grid Dynamics), a leader in enterprise-level digital transformation services and solutions, announced today that it has released a new starter kit to facilitate enterprise migration from Pivotal Cloud Foundry (now called VMware Tanzu) to Microsoft’s Azure Kubernetes Service (Azure AKS).
The new Migration Starter Kit combines Grid Dynamics’ custom microservices platform experience with Azure AKS cloud migration expertise to simplify the transition of existing Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) microservices workloads without the added time and expense needed for backend infrastructure work. With Grid Dynamics’ deep experience in executing complex application modernization programs, the company’s newest starter kit leverages Azure AKS Blueprints and addresses key cloud migration and microservices challenges, enabling users to more quickly build a production-ready, enterprise-grade microservices platform.
“The Kubernetes Migration Starter Kit that we’ve released gives companies a significant boost in their cloud migration efforts and enables enterprises to quickly create the core foundation needed to move PCF-resident applications and datastores to Azure,” said Rajeev Sharma, Chief Technology Officer at Grid Dynamics. “By using the tool, companies also gain the advantage of a fully managed microservices platform, which overcomes the scalability limitations of on-premise PCF deployments and removes the need for infrastructure provisioning. As a result, the starter kit shaves months off a company’s modernization efforts, improving efficiencies, reducing costs, and ultimately accelerating the time to market of their digital transformation initiatives.”
Data Migration and Application Modernization Out of the Box
The Grid Dynamics Starter Kit allows companies to focus on their business domain logic and enables quick onboarding of clean slate implementations. As a result, enterprises can migrate legacy applications, databases, and query caches to a cloud-based platform as a fully operational product on Azure. Additionally, the starter kit leverages Azure AKS Blueprints to implement best practices for identity access management, and provisions a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline using Azure DevOps.
The starter kit shortens the time required to provision cloud environments from months to days, enabling companies to drive business value much faster than is possible with PCF.
The Grid Dynamics Kubernetes Migration Starter Kit delivers several key out-of-the-box capabilities and benefits:
- Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and CI/CD
- Automation identity and role management
- Standardization of infrastructure
- Accelerated time to market
Complementing the starter kit, Grid Dynamics offers custom consulting services to optimize the operation of an enterprise’s microservices on Azure, including both data migration and application modernization, allowing users to focus on building products and services that deliver business value much faster.
To learn more about Grid Dynamics’ Kubernetes Migration Starter Kit visit:
- Grid Dynamics - PCF to Microsoft Azure Migration Starter Kit
- Azure Marketplace - PCF to AKS Implementation
- Azure Marketplace - PCF to AKS Workshop
About Grid Dynamics
Grid Dynamics (Nasdaq: GDYN) is a digital-native technology services provider that accelerates growth and bolsters competitive advantage for Fortune 1000 companies. Grid Dynamics provides digital transformation consulting and implementation services in omnichannel customer experience, big data analytics, search, artificial intelligence, cloud migration, and application modernization. Grid Dynamics achieves high speed-to-market, quality, and efficiency by using technology accelerators, an agile delivery culture, and its pool of global engineering talent. Founded in 2006, Grid Dynamics is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices across the US, Mexico, UK, Netherlands, Mexico, Switzerland, and Central and Eastern Europe.
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