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Infrastructure as Code

Infrastructure provided in minutes - instead of weeks or months

Self-service infrastructure for on-premise and cloud

Why do every single step yourself, when it can be replicated faster, more qualitatively and infinitely in the form of code?

If the infrastructure such as servers, operating systems, databases, cloud or Kafka is built as code, the same systems are always built identically - at the push of a button so to speak. 

You save costs and the resources can be used in those areas where you as a company differentiate yourself from the competition.

By combining Infrastructure as Code and Continuous Compliance, you can also ensure governance. This is particularly worthwhile when building a hybrid or public cloud. Adaptations to the same systems can be applied within minutes without additional effort. This allows you to eliminate zero-day security vulnerabilities efficiently and in the shortest possible time - minutes instead of hours or days.

Why infrastructure as Code?

Shorter time to market

Become faster by automating and standardizing manual work steps.

Uncomplicated

Enable your developers to order the infrastructure in self-service.

Fast and efficient

Fix Zero Day security vulnerabilities in a controlled manner in minutes.

 

  • Declarative Infrastructure as Code: The target state is described by the developer. The IaC product translates it to the corresponding target platform, such as Redhat Linux or Suse Linux. 
  • Imperative Infrastructure as Code: The script defines the desired state. It contains the complete logic and no or little help is provided by the IaC product such as PowerShell, Bash scripts. It is often only executable for a specific platform - only RedHat Linux. 
  • Idempotence: A basic principle that says that a script can be executed multiple times without changing the state of the target system. Alternatively, nothing is executed instead of executing everything. This saves a lot of time. 

 

In 4 steps to infrastructure as Code

 

  1. Conception: Create transparency about the necessary adjustments. Define a clear procedure to ensure success. Ensure a clean integration with the existing infrastructure.
  2. Change Management: Accompany your employees with appropriate training, coaching and introduction to IaC.
  3. Evaluation: Highlight different options and evaluate which product best meets your needs. This will make the implementation of IaC more efficient.
  4. Implementation: Calculate how much more capacity you need during implementation.