Hybrid Cloud Offerings

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What We Do

KS2 offers full integration and the optimal support needed to seamlessly work in the public cloud and securely integrate back into on-premise platforms. Connect front-end applications with back-end systems through APIs in an open hybrid cloud environment.

Speed Your Time-To-Market with Agile Development, Scalable APIs and Microservices

When you pair the use of scalable APIs and microservices with our agile development, you can:

  • Jumpstart SOA back-end systems, SaaS and other solutions
  • Aggregate existing services and customize your platforms
  • Execute concepts into production faster

Integration Offerings

KS2 offers your business more than 15 years of integration expertise in a wide variety of computing environments: Cloud to On Prem, Cloud to Cloud, and On Prem to On Prem. Our certified WebSphere specialists can integrate these best-of-breed products:

DataPower Gateway

DataPower Gateway

Bring your enterprise closer than ever to customers, partners, and suppliers with IBM® WebSphere® DataPower® SOA Appliances which help secure, integrate and optimize access to web, mobile, and API workloads as you support new engagements beyond the enterprise. Learn more about DataPower.

App Connect

App Connect

IBM App Connect (previously IBM® WebSphere® Cast Iron®) Cloud integration products enable you to integrate cloud and on-premise applications in days, reduce integration costs and optimize resources and productivity in software as a service (SaaS) and cloud models. See how this is possible with App Connect.

API Management

API Connect

IBM API Connect provides companies with the tools for creating, proxying, assembling, securing and scaling web APIs. Explore the ways API Connect can drive your business forward.

IBM Integration Bus

IBM Integration Bus (IIB)

Get seamless connectivity of SOA and non-SOA environments via IBM Integration Bus (IIB). IBM Integration Bus (IIB) engages full use of the transport and connectivity options provided by WebSphere MQ. It enhances additional routing and transformation capabilities, and other functionality to implement or extend an integration solution.

WebSphere MQ

WebSphere MQ

Get high-performance message transport to deliver business-critical and high-value data with improved speed and reliability. Learn more about WebSphere MQ.

WebSphere Application Server

WebSphere Application Server (WAS)

Deploy and manage applications and services without the constraint of time, location or device type. Learn how WebSphere Application Server (WAS) helps you to do this.

IBM Mobile Foundation

IBM Mobile Foundation

IBM Mobile Foundation (previously IBM Worklight) helps you extend your business to mobile devices. It is designed to provide an open, comprehensive platform to build, run and manage HTML5, hybrid and native mobile apps. Learn more about IBM Mobile Foundation.

IBM Business Process Manager

IBM Business Process Manager (BPM)

Business Process Manager (BPM) software and services improve the visibility and control of your business processes, helping to ensure that your business operations differentiate you from your competition, deliver the right goods and services, and meet the demand of your customers for consistency and convenience. Learn more about Business Process Manager (BPM) here.

Engagements

Programs

Enlist the potential of our Middleware personnel through in-depth, multi-project programs: layered efforts to ensure that all elements of your success criteria are masterfully executed and managed.

Staff Augmentation

Occasionally, KS2 will dispatch one of our IT experts to work internally with a client for a set period of time based on client needs and expectations. This engagement will be recommended when required to best serve your business.

Managed Services: Cloud & Integration

In any business, one of the key challenges in moving applications to the Cloud is integration. Let us show you how we leverage Best Practices and APIs to better integrate such popular apps as Salesforce.com (SFDC), Concur and many others with your existing back office applications like JD Edwards World, EnterpriseOne and others.

Initiatives

IBM Hybrid Cloud Solution Delivery

Working with our agile and certified development team, you can create new cloud apps at lower costs and know that you’re only paying for the integration you need. Innovate with legacy data and reduce app development delivery time.

When offering Hybrid Cloud solutions to your business, our Middleware and Cloud practice focuses on:

  • Creating custom cloud applications.
  • Connecting cloud and local applications to data.
  • Creating hybrid cloud applications.

IBM Hybrid Cloud Platform Support

Our Cloud development team provides thorough platform support to help you get your cloud projects off the ground quicker. Ensure the optimization of your Cloud Service Performance and the minimizing of your Cloud Platform resource costs.

Through the Cloud Platform Support, our team will assist you in measuring your Cloud projects and acting on the insights, focusing on:

  • Managing Cloud project infrastructure.
  • Monitoring Critical Cloud Services.
  • Assessing Cloud Service Utilization.
  • Metering Cloud Services.
  • Analyzing Cloud Platform Costs.

IBM Middleware Solution Delivery

Our middleware solutions help you to drive an ROI from current software investments, leverage a proven integration software, and prepare for Cloud migrations.

When offering Middleware solutions to your business, our Middleware and Cloud practice focuses on:

  • Developing DataPower Solutions.
  • Developing Cast Iron Solutions.
  • Developing Integration Bus (IIB) Solutions.
  • Developing MQ Solutions.

IBM Middleware Platform Support

Through our Middleware platform support, you can reduce platform outages, incidents, and performance degradation. We will manage your on-prem software, allowing you to optimize the investment in your IBM software and minimize risk.

To implement this Platform Support, our Middleware practice focuses on doing this through:

  • Analyzing, stabilizing, and optimizing Cast Iron, DataPower, MQ, and IIB Integration Platforms.

We have the skills

Our Middleware and Cloud practice is agile and in a state of continuous development as better solutions are innovated and introduced. Certified in IBM Middleware, IBM Bluemix, and IBM Mobile, KS2’s Middleware and Cloud team is qualified and able to optimize your business’ strengths with skills in Java & .Net Development, Node.js, Strongloop & JavaScript.

 

Make your business more mobile friendly.

We’re specialists in mobile development and management. Let us show you how to make your business work better and smarter across all mobile devices. We offer expertise in IBM Worklight, BigFix/MaaS360 and more.

Improve business visibility.

We also can help advise and execute business process management and transformations using the following solutions:

IBM Blueworks Live – This Cloud-based business process management tool lets you discover, design, automate and manage business process for your business.

IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) – IBM Business Process Manager gives you visibility into your business processes. It provides a new level of interoperability with other IBM software so you can easily scale from initial project to enterprise-wide program.

IBM Operational Decision Management (ODM) – Integrate business events and business rules to automate decisions across processes and applications. IBM ODM improves the quality of transaction and process-related decisions that are made regularly, determining the appropriate course of action for each customer, partner and internal interaction.