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Business agility is the key to staying ahead of the curve and navigating the complex, competitive environment, dynamic market demands, and rising customer expectations. The cloud has emerged as an answer to this need for agility. It has proved to be a viable business solution to address the challenges of today’s enterprises. Along with the rise of cloud hosting, we have witnessed the increased adoption of DevOps as a means for organizations to achieve their transformation goals. 

DevOps is leaning towards the cloud to fulfill the need for on-demand compute and the ability to scale resources. The cloud gives DevOps teams a centralized platform that helps them manage project progress and their resources. 

While the cloud is all about technology and services, DevOps is all about process and bringing development and operations together in the software development lifecycle.

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DevOps with Atlassian Data Center – Why it works

As DevOps becomes the mainstay, organizations have to keep their systems and infrastructure ahead of their team’s growth, address the need for high availability and application performance, ensure high deployment flexibility, and tighter instance control. 

Atlassian Data Center addresses all these requirements and provides implementation support across ITSM, DevOps, and Agile Methodologies.

  1.  It enables high application availability and minimal downtime. 
  2. It allows organizations to host their applications either on-prem or with cloud vendors like AWS and Azure, helping them maximize the value from their existing investments. 
  3. It is available for the popular Atlassian DevOps tools such as Jira Software, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Jira Service Desk, and Crowd.
  4. When it comes to reliability and performance, Atlassian Data Center does not disappoint. A robust disaster recovery model to avoid disruptions is a bonus of hosting on Atlassian’s Data Center. 

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DevOps on the Cloud 

The cloud has intermingled organically in the DevOps vocabulary as it has become the enabler of efficiencies. 

The cloud offers several benefits to DevOps teams: 

  1. It positively impacts the developers’ productivity by giving them more control over their components and reducing wait times.  
  2. Owing to its application-specific infrastructure, it helps developers automate build processes and also assists them in managing their projects better. 
  3. It helps teams manage and provision code while establishing repeatability, which assists in speeding up the development processes. 
  4. It has now become a single common language that allows developers and operations to communicate seamlessly with each other in other DevOps environments. 
  5. By providing access to advanced tools and enabling automation easily, it is helping organizations streamline their DevOps processes. 

By enabling greater efficiencies, providing faster access to development environments, and streamlining processes that leverage advanced automation tools, the cloud is helping development teams bring products to market faster. 

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Introducing Codefactori

When it comes to DevOps, incidents such as outages and downtime due to upgrades or maintenance can be counterproductive. Along with this, organizations need the flexibility to scale seamlessly without worrying about concerns like capital expenditure costs, the management of their data centers, hardware, or payroll for infrastructure. They need the highest level of data protection. Another need is robust application monitoring. 

In the DevOps environment, speed, productivity, and access become interlinked. To reap the benefits of DevOps, organizations have to try to eliminate all possible restrictions from the development teams and allow them to work with the tools of their choice. Development teams also need critical insights and techniques for optimizing their release process. 

How can organizations fulfill these needs? To succeed with DevOps, they need a comprehensive solution that helps them manage all these requirements. This is where Codefactori comes into play.  

Codefactori is a comprehensive solution that takes care of all the needs of software development teams. It has a fully managed, hosted, and customizable software environment that allows development teams to work the way they want to, with the tools they want to. Along with this, Codefactori also addresses the other needs of DevOps teams in the following ways:

  1. With Codefactori, organizations get access to a completely customizable and fully managed software environment without concerns over productivity or restrictions. Developers can work conveniently, with a 99.95% uptime guaranteed. 
  2. Codefactori gives DevOps teams the flexibility to customize their tool ecosystem and align it with their own business needs. This includes all integrations, automated post functions, and triggers as well as custom workflows
  3. It provides enterprise-grade security by ensuring all communications between the user and Codefactori are over SSL. All Codefactori-hosted applications are kept up to date as per the latest Security Advisories. 
  4. It improves an organization’s disaster recovery capabilities by monitoring applications running on Codefactori 24/7 with backups taken every 30 minutes. These backups are stored with full encryption in a separate geographical location. Organizations are assured of 99.95% uptime with 30 min RPO and 2 hours RTO.
  5. Along with any combination of Atlassian software tools and add-ons, it also gives teams the option to include other popular software development tools such as Git, Sonarqube, Okta, JFrog, Tricentis, and so much more, as well as version control systems, all in one location.

Atlassian Data Center + Codefactori = Match made in Heaven 

The combination of Atlassian Data Center and Codefactori gives organizations the capability of managing complex projects at scale. It allows teams to access the tools, resources, and processes they use at ease and provides deep insights into how to improve their release processes. 

The assurance of reliability, performance, security, and compliance are benefits that are hard to ignore. The capability to customize the tool ecosystem, the flexibility to use cloud or data center capabilities according to the needs of the project, provides unprecedented flexibility like organizations have never seen before. Addteq’s expertise as Atlassian Platinum Solution Partners, coupled with our DevOps expertise, improves cloud compliance. 

We understand that DevOps is not a product, but a potent combination of processes, tools, and people. And to make this shift easier, we assist in the integration, migration, and implementation of the entire Atlassian toolset. The managed services repertoire is exhaustive and helps determine where organizations stand and how they should start their workflow configuration and automation journey. 

Additionally, we help with workflow customizations and help organizations tightly integrate their tools and other third-party systems. Our robust support systems ensure that queries and issues are resolved within the shortest possible time frame.

By employing this combination, organizations will get the best of both worlds – whether their tools are hosted on the cloud or data center, without compromise.


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