Lightstream, a leader in cloud security, network transformation, and managed services, announced the launch of Lightstream Cloud Managed Services with strategic partner CloudCheckr, the total visibility platform that makes managing public cloud infrastructure easy. The innovative solution provides a comprehensive suite of security, technical, financial and operational management services that help customers build, manage and secure their cloud environments.
Lightstream’s CMS solution helps organizations of all sizes to improve the day-to-day administration and maintenance of their cloud infrastructures through a flexible mix of consulting, integration and managed services. Built to support cloud deployments on major platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, the offering includes services for cloud design and architecture, technical and operational best practices, cost optimization and a specific focus on security and compliance. Lightstream leverages its many years of security consulting and certifications, including AWS’s Security Competency, to provide value and insight through a team of highly trained and certified cloud and security experts.
CloudCheckr cloud management platform serves as a foundational pillar of the CMS offering and provides visibility into resource allocation, usage, service inventory and gaps in security and configuration. The partnership enables Lightstream and its customers to quickly and intelligently assess their cloud environments to ensure maximum value for their investments with immediate results.
“More and more customers are looking for total visibility, value recommendations and implementation know-how in their cloud journeys,” said CloudCheckr CEO Tim McKinnon. “As businesses step into the cloud or pursue aggressive growth, cloud management can become daunting since it requires varying skill sets and a dedicated focus. Our strategic partnership with Lightstream helps alleviate this challenge by helping customers to address the fundamental areas of effective cloud management, which include security, technology, finance, and operations.”