High-Level Architecture, Azure Consulting + Database Migration

Lauren Fournier .NET, Azure, Cloud, IT Strategy

Client Snapshot: One of North America’s largest and most respected engineering and construction organizations. A Keyhole Principal Consultant interacted with and supported three concurrent teams on a regular basis. As a part of the Cloud Platform team, he performed architectural assessments, created design documents, created landscape diagrams, and helped support Azure resource requests and production issues. The consultant supported the …

Cloud Native & Microservices Readiness Assessment

Lauren Fournier Application Rewrite, IT Strategy, Modernization

The project included an assessment of an existing monolithic application and recommendations for modernizing it to achieve the goals of the initiative—mainly a cloud-first, performant, and microservices-based implementation. Specific technology suggestions were proposed in addition to the reasoning behind each recommendation. While proprietary details cannot be shared, generalized takeaways are included. Client Consulting Relationship The client was a global leader …

Microservices Migration for Java Application

Development: Java Microservices Migration With OpenShift

Keyhole Software Application Rewrite, IT Strategy, Java, Microservices, Modernization, New Development

Keyhole Consultants are currently leading an initiative at a large financial services firm to move a large, monolithic, legacy application running in the organization’s “on-premise” data center, to a microservice-based suite of applications running in the “cloud.” The application is being iteratively moved to containers, orchestrated by Kubernetes in the AWS Cloud.

The effort was centered on developing a more agile environment including process, practices, and technology choices, with the goal of cultivating a DevOps culture.

Government Architecture Analysis & Strategy Roadmap

Keyhole Software IT Strategy, Java, Modernization

Keyhole Enterprise Architects assisted two main change initiatives which included the Architectural Analysis of a large application domain in addition to an Analysis of Alternatives. Keyhole consultants were tasked with analyzing the current system’s architectural footprint. Working with the current federal IT and business staff, they developed a vision of the future state of those systems, and created a transition roadmap of projects to reach that future state.