AWS Networking

AHEAD is uniquely suited to assist clients with their cloud, data center and enterprise networking and network security requirements simply because of our rich experience and deep skillsets. AHEAD’s Network Practice holds several industry certifications, with emphasis on cloud and progressive networking solutions like SD-WAN, SDN, and automation. We pride ourselves on bridging traditional networking to the newest platforms and methods available.

Service Offerings

AWS Cloud Networking and Network Security

AHEAD provides advanced services to architect, deploy and automate networks and security solutions within AWS. Additionally, we provide end-to-end enterprise networking services to ensure internal and external users and applications have efficient and reliable access to workloads hosted in AWS. ​

Public Cloud Networking and Security: AWS

AHEAD provides core services to architect, deploy and automate networks and security solutions within public cloud environments. Additionally, we ensure internal and external users and applications have efficient and reliable access to workloads hosted in public cloud environments. ​

Key Services

Technical Briefings & Roadmap Discussions

Customize Network Security Designs

Retrofit Legacy Enterprise Networks

POCs & Scorecarding

Design & Deploy Aviatrix’s Cloud Core, Ops, & Access Solutions

Design, Deploy, & Automate Palo Alto VM-series

Tie-in SD-WAN & Public Cloud Services

Automation using Terraform, Python, & Ansible

Support VMware on Cloud Networking

Design & Deploy Cisco ACI Cloud & VMware NSX Cloud Policy Extension

Networking that Facilitates Innovation

Business challenge: Kellogg needed a partner to perform a comprehensive review of their cloud environment, establish a cloud operating model, and recommend improvements and modernizations.

Outcome: AHEAD re-architected their AWS environment and network and introduced newer services, network segmentation, firewalls, and robust automation. This modernized network architecture with governance and security controls and automation enables Kellogg’s to scale their environment to accommodate new applications without wasting time on long manual processes.

Strategy & Planning

Strategy Workshop

The AHEAD team will facilitate a workshop with key stakeholders to develop requirements and articulate and rationalize tools and technologies.

Foundational Assessment

In order to validate information gathered from the Strategy Workshop and build the Strategy deliverable, AHEAD will perform technical discovery of the client’s environment.

Strategy Development

Based on the outcome of the Strategy Workshop and Discovery, AHEAD will work on developing a long term strategy for the AWS environment.

Presentation Workshop

AHEAD will present the strategy developed in the first phase and turn it into an actionable roadmap by forming consensus on the roadmap approach.

Roadmap Development

AHEAD will develop a multi-year roadmap that aligns with the stated objections for the environment in  the workshop.