STS assisted a federal agency that provides pretrial services to parolees and probationers with the goal of enhancing public safety, reducing recidivism, and promoting fair administration of justice in Washington, DC.
The customer, a law enforcement and public safety agency, did not have proper cloud security policies, standards, and best practices in place within their cloud environment.
When migrating their workloads into AWS, a federal law enforcement agency had developed security and audit requirements to capture activity in all accounts residing in their GovCloud environment.
If there was ever any doubt, the recent SolarWinds breach made clear that cloud security must be a priority for agency leadership. But even though the need for cloud security is clear, many agencies don't have the necessary skill sets in-house to deal with sophisticated, constantly evolving threats.
How can you ensure your federal agency is prepared with solid cloud security?
Many minority community-focused financial institutions are late enthusiast to the value of the cloud. In the past few years these companies have realized they need to transform their tech infrastructure and move their legacy core infrastructure to
Simple Technology Solutions (STS) has developed this checklist to assist agencies migrating to the cloud, and transitioning from traditional data center IT operations (ITOps) to cloud-centric ITOps (CloudOps).
Is your cloud environment(s) ready to receive your legacy applications? Is it designed to optimize application performance?
Download the CloudOps Report Card for guidance on optimizing your cloud infrastructure to maximize the effectiveness of application migration projects.
Cloud scale means not treating the cloud as a remote data center. It’s moving from just hosting applications in the cloud toward designing and engineering the applications and underlying infrastructure to embrace elasticity and scalability. Attaining cloud scale involves taking a holistic approach that includes considerations around people, processes, and technologies. Access the guide to learn more about how to attain cloud scale.
Simple Technology Solutions (STS) engineers investigated the cloud computing cost tracking issue and identified a number of documented solutions from existing Amazon Web Services (AWS) private sector customers. Unfortunately, these solutions were not viable in the GovCloud environment.
Migrating legacy applications to the cloud can be challenging for federal agencies. But migration must occur to ensure higher performance and better security. This paper highlights migration considerations, proven best practices and government success stories.
Controlling shadow IT, tracking costs, and enforcing compliance in AWS
Simple Technology Solutions (STS) is an 8(a) & HUBZone small federal business featuring advanced partnerships with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.
Supporting a large U.S Government Agency accelerating is account provisioning by automating network management.
Configuring & Synchronizing G-Suite Groups and Users Within a Government Agency Active Directory for Secure Single Sign-on.
Designed and implemented the enterprise Cloud Network Architecture for a large government agencyâ€™s AWS Cloud Hosting Environment (CHE).
Enabling a large US Federal Agency to bring ready-to-use Google Cloud Platform (GCP) projects online in the cloud environment in under 24 hours.
This solution provides resilience for enterprise source code in the event of a region failure or disaster recovery situation.
Migrating a high-profile legacy application to the Citrix Virtual Workspace (XenApp) solution in the Cloud.
Adopting Current Continuous Integration Best Practices.
Increasing deployment speed and reliability by provisioning cloud networking through Infrastructure as Code (IaC).
Supporting a large U.S Government Agency with Cloud Migration by training all development and application teams on Cloud tools and DevOps Best Practices.
Improving Cloud Operations with Proactive Resource Management by addressing AWS EC2 Instance limits with automated instance monitoring and reporting, resulting in the elimination of service interruptions.
A large US Government Agency was faced with the dilemma of migrating their existing data from a legacy mainframe system to a new platform housed on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Supporting a large U.S. Government Agency with the setup of Cloud Services that included a full range of capabilities.
To update manual processes into automated and streamlined AWS Policies.
Ensure data tagging is setup and is tested for validity and the system allowed for easy tracking and search capabilities.
Develop a GSS solution that produced a repeatable process in a fully-automated development environment.