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Options I/O’s Cloud Marketplace and Partner Ecosystem

Options I/O works with the best technology providers in the cloud computing space today. We are experts on their platforms and can provide our clients with hands on experience in both cloud and data center environments. We are a proud member of the Amazon Web Services Partner Network and specialize in Infrastructure, DevOps, Engineering & Managed Services, Security and Big Data offerings.


AWSOptions I/O’s partnership with Amazon Web Services brings our clients the world’s most sophisticated public cloud offering. There are many things to consider when it comes to moving your infrastructure to Amazon Web Services. From getting started on the platform and understanding the different services, to optimizing existing deployments and costs, Options I/O can help you at any point of your Amazon Web Services usage.

gcp-logoOptions I/O’s partnership with Google Cloud Platform offers our clients access to the fastest growing public cloud for software development.  Options I/O can assist with CI/CD planning integration as well as migrations to Google Cloud.   You can choose to work with a managed application platform, leverage container technologies to gain lots of flexibility, or build your own cloud-based infrastructure to have the most control and flexibility. You can imagine a spectrum where, at one end, you have most of the responsibilities for resource management and, at the other end, Google has most of those responsibilities.

Options I/O’s partnership with the Cloudability gives our clients everything you need to reduce costs and increase efficiency in the cloud. Cloudability support Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure. Thousands of large enterprises and born-in-the-cloud companies rely on Cloudability to move to the cloud quickly, and quickly move on the cloud. Cloudability enables entire organizations to use their data to automate policies or confidently make the best technology choices at any level.

oktaOptions I/O’s partnership with Okta helps IT leaders transition from managing technology to designing and optimizing experiences for employees, partners, customers, and products. Thousands of companies across every industry are using Okta to grow faster, cut costs, and secure their IT environments. With Okta you can provide Single Sign-on (SSO) to apps and support BYOD so employees can reclaim their day. Okta gives IT an easy way to manage accounts and secure access with automated provisioning of apps, device management and flexible policy.

jump-cloud-logoOptions I/O’s partnership with JumpCloud bring ours clients a Directory-as-a-Service offering for their cloud deployments. Directory services are the framework that securely store and provide access to your organization’s important assets: your users, the systems they access, the applications they use and the networks they access. Highly scalable, always-on, and requiring no installation or on-going management, DaaS provides you with an easy-to-use interface and standards-based protocols to integrate with your infrastructure. DaaS extends Active Directory users and credentials to non-AD supported applications and platforms.

EquinixOptions I/O’s partnership with the Equinix offers our clients access to the Equinix Cloud Exchange™, an advanced interconnection solution that provides seamless, on-demand, and private connections to AWS in major metro areas around the world. It makes the process of connecting to clouds as fast and flexible as the cloud itself. That’s why Equinix Cloud Exchange is the data center industry’s most secure, scalable, and broadly adopted cloud connectivity solution.

chef Options I/O’s partnership with Chef makes it easy to deploy servers and scale applications throughout your entire cloud and on-premise infrastructure. Automating your infrastructure accelerates time to market, helps you to manage scale and complexity, and safeguards your systems. With Chef, reusable code brings your infrastructure and services to life on whatever platform you choose. Chef has dozens of plugins to help you with platform-specific cloud APIs, allowing you to use any cloud provider you choose and easily switch between providers.

Sumo LogicOptions I/O’s partnership with Sumo Logic offers a highly resilient multi-tenant architecture that can scale to any data volume and query performance you need. With speedy query retrieval times and potent analytics, Sumo Logic enables you to make real time decisions with near perfect information. Sumo Logic empowers DevOps teams with a simple and scalable solution for monitoring KPI’s and metrics across the entire stack to deliver quality software. The Sumo Logic service extracts valuable information such as latencies, performance metrics, trends and critical events tied with core systems and services.

aerobaticOptions I/O’s partnership with Aerobatic provides our clients with a delivery platform for modern web applications. Optimized to run on AWS, Aerobatic’s software makes it easy for front-end developers to create and deploy their web apps, while ensuring all of the DevOps best practices around security, monitoring, and logging are enforced. Build your app with AngularJS, Ember, React, Backbone, jQuery, and whatever next best thing comes along. Designed from the ground-up for today’s web apps. Everything a front-end developer needs including: command line deployment, API integration and key management, authentication, SEO and more come right out of the box.

ansibleOptions I/O’s partnership with Ansible brings our clients the Ansible Tower offering. Ansible Tower is an enterprise-class automation platform designed for teams, featuring a modern UI and REST API that helps empower your entire staff. Ansible gives you the power to deploy multi-tier applications reliably and consistently, all from one common framework. You can configure needed services as well as push application artifacts from one common system. With cloud inventory synchronization, Ansible Tower knows exactly what EC2 instances you have no matter how you launch them. Once you log in to Tower and enter your AWS credentials, the two will instantly sync automatically.

Puppet LabsOptions I/O’s partnership with Puppet Labs and the Puppet Enterprise offering brings our clients the ability to automate configuration and management of machines and the software running on them. Puppet Enterprise allows organizations to make rapid changes across infrastructure, on premise or in the cloud, while enforcing consistency of systems, applications and devices to quickly and cost effectively adapt to the needs of your business.

IronIOOptions I/O’s partnership with Iron.io gives our cloud clients a development platform for the modern cloud, providing the glue to keep your services together and the muscle to run your processes at scale. IronWorker provides the muscle for modern applications by efficiently isolating the code and dependencies of individual tasks to be processed on demand. IronWorker allows modern application development by breaking up your application into logical components based around business capabilities. IronMQ is a reliable message queue service that lets you connect systems and decouple components.

datapipe Options I/O’s partnership with Datapipe allows us to provide our clients with managed services, cloud consulting and deployment expertise including managing AWS environments, as well as co-location services. As a preferred partner of Datapipe, Options I/O assists our clients in navigating the build vs. buy decisions that come with your infrastructure decisions. Datapipe was recently named a “Leader” in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud Enabled Managed Hosting.

dualsparkOptions I/O’s partnership with DualSpark brings our clients an engineering team that specializes in making a move to AWS successful at any scale. Amazon Web Services provides the key building blocks and the DualSpark team can help you assemble web services and open source software into amazing experiences for your users and mission-critical applications. DualSpark helps our clients on how to approach transforming and deploying workloads to AWS. DualSpark also shares examples of what it means to build-out with a Cloud Native mindset, and get you set-up for a successful approach to your AWS infrastructure.

AlertLogic Options I/O’s partnership with Alert Logic brings comprehensive, cloud-based portfolio of Security-as-a-Service solutions that incorporates leading-edge security products, expert-managed services, and an integrated research team that continually assesses and monitors your cloud and data center environment to ensure that your data remains safe — even as new threats develop and regulations evolve. Alert Logic delivers security solutions to Amazon EC2 users that are purpose built for EC2 deployments as well as across your traditional data center infrastructure. This lets our clients moving to cloud have a security tool set that works across both existing and future infrastructure.

CoalfireOptions I/O’s partnership with Coalfire provides our clients access to the largest independent IT governance, risk and compliance (IT GRC) firm in North America. Coalfire is vendor-neutral and helps our clients understand the IT risks, provides alternative ways to manage those risks, and help our clients demonstrate compliance with the standards and regulations that affect your organization. Coalfire is a logical starting point for many of our clients to develop a comprehensive plan before implementing technology solutions.

Evident Options I/O’s partnership with the Evident Security Platform offers a cost-effective solution that dramatically reduces time finding and fixing AWS security risks resulting in a significantly safer Amazon cloud experience. The Evident Security Platform (ESP) performs continuous AWS security monitoring as a service and can identify and assist you in correcting problems in as little as 5 minutes. ESP for AWS identifies over 100 critical AWS security vulnerabilities across all of your AWS accounts. Security risks are color coded and displayed on the ESP Risk Assessment Dashboard intuitively, facilitating rapid problem identification in minutes rather than days.

IllumioOptions I/O’s partnership Illumio provides our clients with an Adaptive Security Platform (ASP) to secure enterprise applications in the data center and cloud. Our clients can use Illumio ASP to simplify security with natural-language policies and automatically adapt security to changes in your environment. Illumio ASP attaches fine-grained security policies to the most accurate enforcement point—the individual application workload. It creates precise security policies that follow each workload and enforces security based on explicitly allowed interactions between those workloads.

threatstackOptions I/O’s partnership with the Threat Stack brings our clients a platform that monitors and records all the activity happening in your cloud, and sounds the alarms if suspicious behavior is detected. Threat Stack’s lightweight agent sits in the user space of the Linux operating system and constantly watches and records deep system activity such as logins, processes, network activity, and file changes to ensure nothing out of the ordinary happens without you knowing. This data is shipped securely to Threat Stack’s “big data analytics”-powered backend, where they find any suspicious activity.

trend-micro-logoOptions I/O’s partnership with Trend Micro provides Instant-On Security for Amazon Web Services. Trend Micro’s Deep Security service is optimized for the AWS environment to address security and compliance needs of the Amazon Web Service’s shared security model. Fast to launch and easy to deploy, Trend Micro’s integration with AWS makes security elastic so organizations get the full benefit of the cloud’s agility and cost savings. Trend Micro Deep Security platform is available as software or as a service, providing maximum flexibility to organizations. Administrators can manage security functions easily using an integrated console with a set of customizable policy templates and rules.

cloudera-logo_largeOptions I/O’s partnership with Cloudera and their Cloudera Enterprise offering helps you become information-driven by leveraging the best of the open source community with the enterprise capabilities you need to succeed with Apache Hadoop in your organization. Designed specifically for mission-critical environments, Cloudera Enterprise includes CDH, the world’s most popular open source Hadoop-based platform, as well as advanced system management and data management tools plus dedicated support and community advocacy from our world-class team of Hadoop developers and experts.

mapr-technologies Options I/O’s partnership with MapR delivers on the promise of Hadoop with a proven, enterprise-grade platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time production uses. MapR brings unprecedented dependability, ease-of-use and world-record speed to Hadoop, NoSQL, database and streaming applications in one unified Big Data platform. MapR is used across financial services, retail, media, healthcare, manufacturing, telecommunications and government organizations as well as by leading Fortune 100 and Web 2.0 companies. Investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, and Redpoint Ventures.

Infrastructure | DevOps | Engineering | Security | Big Data