Cloud/Data Center Management

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Accelerating IT Modernization

Drawing on years of experience working with numerous Federal Departments and Agencies (D&As) on data center consolidation, modernization, and operations, Criterion helps its customers:

  • Establish and execute cloud strategy
  • Migrate workloads to the cloud
  • Build multi-cloud capability, including hybrid, on-premises, and native cloud
  • Transform, consolidate, and manage modernized, scalable, and secure data centers

Our streamlined processes are integral to the overall success of our modernization efforts. By assessing current systems, then building a flexible roadmap that provides mature, scalable, and secure capabilities, we provide high-confidence project execution and a greater likelihood of successfully meeting government service/mission needs today and into the future.

Cloud Center of Excellence (CoE) – The Cloud CoE cross-functional team is the conduit for transforming the way our customers transition to the cloud. They understand the various cloud adoption frameworks and use them as a guide for implementing cloud technology aligned with our customer’s business goals and strategy. Learn more about how our Cloud CoE can accelerate cloud adoption here

Core Capabilities

Working through the Cloud CoE, Criterion builds the foundation for a successful cloud migration and encourages a culture of collaboration and knowledge sharing. Our team members set the agenda of the activities articulated in each cloud adoption framework and advise on and implement solutions, providing both thought leadership and hands-on support across Criterion’s programs.

Criterion accelerates cloud adoption by:

  • Driving momentum across the organization
  • Developing reusable frameworks for cloud governance
  • Managing cloud knowledge and learning
  • Overseeing cloud usage and plans for scale
  • Aligning cloud offerings to the larger organizational strategy
  • Enabling application migration to leverage the true benefits of cloud frameworks

Our core capabilities include:

  • Cloud governance
  • Cloud management
  • Cost optimization
  • Onboarding
  • Security
  • Strategic alignment
  • Accelerating cloud adoption
  • Optimizing application architecture for cloud environments
  • Increased cloud product/feature use
  • Well-designed cloud architectures
  • Reusable tools and artifacts
  • Improved data usage and management
  • Standardized processes and methodologies
  • Scale and optimization preparation
  • Tailored cloud architectures for business needs
  • Developed practices that are specific to the organization

Criterion offers the following cloud/data center management services:

  • Application Modernization
  • Capacity Management
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computing Platform Automation/Orchestration
  • Contingency Planning, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery
  • Cybersecurity and Compliance
  • Data Center Facilities Operations
  • Enterprise Services Portfolio Management
  • Information Technology Service Management
  • Network Operations Center (NOC) Management
  • Rapid Provisioning
  • Service Asset and Configuration Management
  • Storage Management
  • Virtualization and Consolidation

Cloud/Data Management Thought Leadership

Here are our latest blog posts on cloud/data center management-related topics written by Criterion subject matter experts.