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Contino to Present #DevOps Case Study at @DevOpsSUMMIT NY | @ContinoHQ #Serverless #AWS #APM #Monitoring #ContinuousDelivery

Contino is a global technical consultancy that helps highly-regulated enterprises transform through DevOps and cloud computing

A DevOps Case Study: CI/CD as a Service, Serverless, and AWS

Meet Ryan and Ernie after their presentation at Contino Booth #230

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Contino is working with a large retail banking institution in the US. Embedded in the bank are legacy operating models, technologies and practices. After years of data center expansion, vendor driven software development and various data incidents, the client decided to adopt more automated practices and tooling to allow for secure software deployment to the AWS cloud. The intent is to allow for various development teams to operate independent of the enterprise pipeline backbone, and integrate/onboard applications into the pipeline when ready for a rigorous testing and inspection process while deploying to the AWS cloud.

Through the Contino dual-delivery model, the teams validated and improved the AWS pipeline strategy. The validation and elaboration allowed for the dual-delivery team to scope tightly on assuring security by employing a security concept referred to as the "clean room". The clean room, as well as the larger pipeline, treats the individual tooling options as commodities and contributors towards the ultimate goal of creating a seamless enterprise pipeline that is simple for contributing teams to leverage. Adding and removing tools to the clean room and pipeline now becomes a matter of minutes, rather than weeks. Essentially the clean room is the enterprise means to create DevOps for DevOps. In short, we created CI/CD as a Service, using Serverless AWS technology such that using the pipeline is based on a subscription / broker model for both service consumption and activity rendering.

With the impact of lifting the enterprise capabilities and technology shifting from private to AWS, there was mindful intent paid towards the holistic enterprise architecture to support such an uplift. Contino worked with the client to model and review all areas of impact, including the business, application and technology tiers using an industry standard Architecture Modeling Language (The Open Group). This view uniquely provides a measured and progressive view of how security, AWS, DevOps and business operations are all integrated to drive for sustainable digital transformation in a highly regulated bank. This view allowed for legacy concerns to be remediated in a modern context and brokered meaningful conversations to handle typical objections that prevent many teams from more simply migrating and consuming AWS public cloud services at scale.

Infrastructure and services that historically took days or weeks to provision can now be tested and deployed ephemerally and in minutes, allowing for more rapid testing and much tighter feedback loops to the product delivery teams.

Contino is a global technical consultancy who specialise in helping highly-regulated enterprises transform faster, modernizing their way of working.

The company focuses on people, process and technology to enable rapid digital innovation, and work with you through every step, from concept to delivery.

Founded in 2014 by Matt Farmer and Benjamin Wootton, they've now grown to over 200 people worldwide, with offices in London, New York, Atlanta, Sydney and Melbourne.

Contino partners with AWS, HashiCorp and Kubernetes. And they hold AWS Financial Services and DevOps competencies; are approved to perform AWS Well-Architected Reviews; and hold over 50 AWS certifications.

CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO Silicon Valley Will Take Place June 25-26, 2019 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara California

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Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DXWorldEXPO within the program. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term.

A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throughout enterprises of all sizes.

We are offering early bird savings on all ticket types where you can save significant amount of money by purchasing your conference tickets today.

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This year we are presenting a MEGA faculty of 222 rockstar speakers. Submit your speaking proposal which will be instantly shared with conference advisory board. All accepted proposals are confirmed within six hours of paper submission.

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Contact us with you sponsorship and exhibit inquiry. We will answer all your questions and work with you to identify the best option based on your goals.

CloudEXPO Silicon Valley 2019 Conference Agenda, Our MEGA Expo Floor of 200 Booths and 250 Sessions

CloudEXPO Silicon Valley 2019, DevOpsSUMMIT Silicon Valley 2019 and DXWorldEXPO Silicon Valley 2019 agenda will present 22 keynotes and general sessions, 222 rockstar faculty members, and 250 sessions and  in 10 distinct conference tracks.

  • Cloud-Native | Serverless
  • DevOpsSummit
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  • DXWorldEXPO - Digital Transformation (DX)
  • Smart Cities | IoT | IIoT
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  • The API Enterprise | Mobility | Security
  • Hot Topics

CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO Silicon Valley 2019 will cover all of these tools, with the most comprehensive program and with 222 rockstar speakers throughout our industry presenting 22 Keynotes and General Sessions, 250 Breakout Sessions along 10 Tracks, as well as our signature Power Panels. Our Expo Floor will bring together the leading global 200 companies throughout the world of Cloud Computing, DevOps, IoT, Smart Cities, FinTech, Digital Transformation, and all they entail.

As your enterprise creates a vision and strategy that enables you to create your own unique, long-term success, learning about all the technologies involved is essential. Companies today not only form multi-cloud and hybrid cloud architectures, but create them with built-in cognitive capabilities.

Cloud-Native thinking is now the norm in financial services, manufacturing, telco, healthcare, transportation, energy, media, entertainment, retail and other consumer industries, as well as the public sector.

CloudEXPO is the world's most influential technology event where Cloud Computing was coined over a decade ago and where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discuss the big picture of Digital Transformation and all of the strategies, tactics, and tools they need to realize their goals.

Speaking Opportunities Here

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FinTech Is Now Part of the DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO Program

Financial enterprises in New York City, London, Singapore, and other world financial capitals are embracing a new generation of smart, automated FinTech that eliminates many cumbersome, slow, and expensive intermediate processes from their businesses.

Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 23rd CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO June 25-26, 2019 Silicon Valley faculty will find fresh new content in two new tracks called:

  • FinTechEXPO
  • Blockchain Silicon Valley Event

which will incorporate FinTech and Blockchain, as well as machine learning, artificial intelligence and deep learning in these two distinct tracks.

FinTech brings efficiency as well as the ability to deliver new services and a much improved customer experience throughout the global financial services industry. FinTech is a natural fit with cloud computing, as new services are quickly developed, deployed, and scaled on public, private, and hybrid clouds.

More than US$20 billion in venture capital is being invested in FinTech this year. We're pleased to bring you the latest FinTech developments as an integral part of our program.

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CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO are together the single event where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discus cloud computing and all that it entails. For more than a decade, sponsors and exhibitors of CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO benefit from unmatched branding, profile building and lead generation opportunities through:

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Speaking Opportunities Open

The upcoming 23rd International CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO, June 25-26, 2019 Silicon Valley announces that its Call For Papersfor speaking opportunities is now open. We reply to all accepted speaking proposals within six hours.

About DXWorldEXPO LLC

DXWorldEXPO LLC is a Lighthouse Point, Florida-based trade show company and the creator of DXWorldEXPO - Digital Transformation Conference & Expo. The company produces and presents the world's most influential technology events including CloudEXPO, DevOpsSUMMIT, FinTechEXPO - Blockchain Event.

More Stories By Zakia Bouachraoui

Zakia co-founded DXWorldEXPO LLC in April 2017, the most influential technology conference that owns five of the world's top 50 digital information brands according the Onalytica. DXWorldEXPO LLC acquired worldwide trademarks of CloudEXPO, BigDataEXPO, DevOpsSUMMIT, ThingsEXPO, Ulitzer, and SYS-CON.com portal with five million articles. DXWorldEXPO LLC launched DXWorldEXPO in November 2018. The first international DX event presents 10 simultaneous tracks, 22 keynotes and general sessions, and 222 speakers of the world's most respected Digital Transformation faculty.

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