Case Study : Global Distributor Improves Containerization with Resilient New Kubernetes Framework
To bring massive cost savings, a multi-national conglomerate must consolidate hundreds of applications into a new container system. The business advantages -- cost and overhead factors – are vulnerable to poorly configured management. Significant downtime can put the business at risk. Security applications protecting critical business assets will not perform as needed.
It is one thing to read about the Kubernetes advantages, but quite another to realize them. Vast complexities of consolidating discrete applications – and managing them well via the Kubernetes console – bring extreme pressure on business resources, both to get it right and to do it without business disruption.
STAND 8 worked with the client to develop a realistic plan and successfully stood up a new managed solution in less than 3 months. A key new element was adding a customized monitoring solution that surfaces issues before becoming problems to several business lines with global operations.
Kubernetes may be one of the more recognized of Enterprise IT transformation tools, but it still requires customization-- and intelligent decisions to factor specific use-cases. While the framework offers better-than-average stability, when it breaks, it “breaks big” – many hundreds of applications may stop working or may perform very poorly, or worse may provide inaccurate information.
STAND 8 helps to provide more significant business opportunities even in a dynamic and expanding container management framework. As a result, more and more use cases include the professional assistance of STAND 8 when modernizing the Enterprise throughout its technology stack.