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Cloud Computing Practice

Expertise. Our team of system architects, consultants, and engineers are certified and skilled in the following core technology solution areas:

  • Cloud Readiness Assessments - (Click here for more information)
  • Cloud Engineering and Design
  • Cloud Migration Planning and Implementation
  • IT Automation/Infrastructure Management
  • Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations
  • Cloud/Web Hosting Selection and Migration

Selected Examples:

Federal Aviation Administration - Bantu was contracted to provide a strategic assessment and implementation plan to improve the operations and overall availability of the Shared Services Web Hosting Platform maintained by the Federal Aviation Administration - Aviation Office of Information and Technology (AIT). Bantu staff provided an in depth assessment of the technology, operations processes, procedures, tools, and staffing plans to the AIT and related FAA organizations. As a result, availability and reliability of over 50 websites has now been greatly improved. Bantu staff now lead the web operations staff for this program and are an integral part of the FAA government and contracting support team. In addition, new IT Automation tools where implemented that improved the provisioning, deployment and reliability across the environment. Bantu also provided FAA leadership with a Cloud Readiness Whitepaper in support of ongoing FAA Enterprise Cloud initiatives.

U.S. Army/Army knowledge Online (AKO) - The largest enterprise portal in the world selected Bantu to maintain the network infrastructure supporting the AKO's secure instant messaging systems on both classified and unclassified networks. Bantu's systems engineers provided 24 x 7 onsite and remote support of the software, security, servers, network, and Oracle database environments. Our staff also was integral in supporting security accreditation, configuration management, portal integration, and custom product development in a highly available, mission critical environment, as well as implementing and managing geographically distributed database and application infrastructure, leveraging Oracle and Shareplex.

U.S. Air Force Portal– Bantu has provided onsite Engineering support to the U.S. Air Forces Air Force Portal for over 10 years. Bantu provided engineering and installation services for the AFP's Instant Messaging system on both secure and unsecure networks. These services included hardware and software selection, configuration, disaster recovery/COOP plans and recommendations, security recommendations, testing and upgrade planning and installation.