The term ISV was coined by the technology industry to describe Independent Software Vendors who develop, market and sell software that runs on third party software and hardware platforms.
SMART AIM (Application Innovation & Migration) by Spanish Point is an engagement model which accelerates the ISV journey to the cloud. It offers real benefits, from cost savings and operational improvements to a future-proof platform that allows you to quickly take advantage of the benefits of the cloud.
The SMART AIM library accelerates an ISVs adoption and use of IaC (Infrastructure as Code).
SMART AIM (Application Innovation & Migration) by Spanish Point is an engagement model which accelerates the ISV journey to the cloud. This is achieved by leveraging the best practices of IaC (Infrastructure as Code) and the SMART AIM Library.
Manually configuring the infrastructure for a cloud environment is time consuming and prone to errors. Infrastructure as Code is the configuration of cloud environments using scripts. Using an IaC approach reduces errors and costs and increases predictability. Our team of software developers have the experience and expertise to configure and deploy your cloud environment using our IaC skills and our SMART AIM Library.
We have our own ISV solution for the music industry running on Azure processing billions of transactions each month.
Spanish Point are 1 of only 10 Western European Partners on the Microsoft Azure Specialist for ISV Programme.
Based on the experience and expertise we have built with our own ISV solution, we have been working with the Microsoft on assisting more than 60 other ISVs to migrate to and innovate on Azure, providing us further experience & expertise we can share.
Our ISV support desk is back stopped by the Microsoft Premier Support team (see below brochure); allowing you to concentrate on supporting your ISV application while Spanish Point Technologies and Microsoft look after Azure.
By purchasing Azure through Spanish Point via a Microsoft CSP agreement, we can move you from your current model to CSP at no cost. The cost you pay will the same as now, but in addition you get the benefits of free training and platform support.
Monitoring, Patching, Business Continuity and Incident Support for organisations that are typically resource constrained and/or relatively new to Azure, so you can focus on your core business objectives whilst we managed the Azure environments for you
Spanish Point have built a scalable software library that empowers customers to achieve more on Microsoft Azure. This document introduces the base reference architecture and template library for SMART AIM.
Spanish Point will work together with you on your Go-To-Market collaboration and enablement , including publishing your application to Microsoft Marketplace and Microsoft Teams integration support through our dedicated practice
We can assist with scripting, automation and setting up a modern DevOps environment.
Architecture & design topology reviews looking at different components of Azure that maybe relevant to your situation. Some you may be very familiar with and others you may not have yet considered.
These reviews cover a wide range of subjects including access control, security, business continuity (high availability, backup, DR), performance, networking and many more.
Cost models and cost optimisation. Cost reviews help manage costs by gaining insights into your cloud spend so that you get the most from your cloud investments
Software development assistance, guidance for applications designed and built for the cloud, having key differences to traditional software development.
DevOps from 2 perspectives:
Governance allows you to build and scale your applications while maintaining control. Governance reviews take advantage of built-in and custom policies to set guardrails in your subscriptions, so you can easily deploy fully governed environments throughout your organization with Azure Blueprints.
FastTrack for Azure is a service that helps customers onboard Microsoft Cloud solutions, providing:
Our team is familiar with web application performance testing. We have significant experience of designing and building load performance testing environments to detect, diagnose and resolve performance issues with your application.