A three step approach to providing you with a tailored test environments management service.
1. Environments Management Strategy
We first establish your Long Term Environments Management Strategy guided by ITIL principles, best practise, cost savings and ROI. Ensure that the strategy is alligned to your existing standards across architecture/solution design, infrastructure procurement, virtualisation, cloud computing, test data management and capacity planning etc.
2. Requirements Gathering
Also working with you, we now establish your exact immediate requirements as well as possible future requirements for test/dev/preproduction environments based on your full project schedule or portfolio at present and across whatever is planned for the future. We also establish at this stage test environment support and environments management resources required to support the size of your Test, Development and Pre-production IT estate. We also define and agree on the approach to be used to change the scope of the requirements, if necessary.
Based on the established environments management strategy and in response to the given requirements. We can provide immediate access to virtualised or cloud based test environments ready for your application specialists to install your applications, databases, middleware etc and configure it for testing, our test environments booking/management system (TEBS) installed on your servers, data masking tool, various tailored environments managememt templates and a highly experienced Environments Management Consultant to assist with the initial setting up and available to you for as long as you require the service. We can also provide training, test environments support service, automation tools, capacity planning etc.