FUJITSU Springboard™ for Microsoft Azure

A seamless cloud journey enabling flexibility, agility, ownership and innovation

Today, organizations face challenging times, under constant pressure to digitally transform, innovate and adapt at pace. At Fujitsu, we work with businesses of all sizes from across all industry sectors, helping them to achieve their transformation goals.

Adopting cloud computing is often central to this aim but building out a high performing cloud platform is challenging and complex. With FUJITSU Springboard™ for Azure - our accelerated approach to cloud adoption, management and governance, we help customers navigate through the complexity. By introducing modern, state of the art practices, we enable businesses to rapidly harness the full power of Microsoft Azure.

Innovate Faster

Innovate Faster

Develop new solutions faster with quality IaC library and Landing Zone templates.

Save Costs

Save Costs

Save both money and time - your Landing Zone up and running in days instead of months.

Create Value

Create Value

Focus effort on your business challenge instead of foundation code and maintenance.

Build Your Future

Build Your Future

Co-create your solution together with Fujitsu Azure experts and Springboard.

The Springboard™ for Azure Approach

FUJITSU Springboard™ for Azure is the solid framework to accelerate your business towards agile practices and an adaptive cloud platform in Microsoft Azure. The framework is engineered to seamlessly combine the design and deployment of your Landing Zone in Azure.

The Springboard™ for Azure consulting engagement tackles the eight core areas of design in the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework, ensuring the solution answers the requirements from all parts of your business. The process utilizes Agile and DevOps and is highly collaborative, fully transparent and lightning-fast.

Working together in partnership, we help you to co-create a secure, enterprise-grade Azure foundation tailored to your specific needs. The outcome is a fully functional immutable infrastructure Landing Zone in Azure, conforming to and incorporating best practice from the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework and Enterprise Scale Landing Zone guidance. And because of this alignment, it’s guaranteed that the resulting Landing Zone will qualify for Microsoft deployment funding, further reducing the investment you need to make.

What is FUJITSU Springboard™ for Azure and how does it work?

Springboard™ for Azure arms you with the flexibility to easily scale, grow or pivot as your business and industry requires.

It’s specifically developed to accelerate business transformation by fully utilizing the programmability of cloud platforms and introducing DevOps practices. Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC), DevOps and Agile are at its heart, which means you get an adaptive IT infrastructure.

With Fujitsu Springboard™ for Azure, you receive the code and blueprints to deploy Azure services and Enterprise Scale Landing-Zones. Your perpetual license to the assets guarantees you can continue to build your business on the Springboard code-base by yourself or with any third party.

Fujitsu Springboard™ for Azure offers an everything-as-code solution.

Blueprints

Blueprints as code

Blueprints combining hundreds of blocks of code and configurations into commonly used Azure Landing Zones.

Infrastructure

Infrastructure as code

Extensive library of pre-built, tested and validated quality IaC templates developed in Azure Resource Manager (ARM).

Configuration

Configuration as code

Code for using Desired State Configuration for centralized management of Virtual Machine configurations.

Pipeline

Pipeline as code

Releases pipelines, triggers, jobs and steps for continuous deployment of Springboard™ assets into your Azure subscriptions.

Springboard™ for Azure is delivered using Agile and DevOps to ensure adoption happens at speed. With Springboard™ for Azure we provide:

Springboard™
Artefacts

A collection of Infrastructure as Code components, landing zone blueprints, design templates, and a pre-defined backlog of tasks.

Springboard™
Project Engagement

Well-defined professional services engagement to rapidly produce your customized landing zone as code - documented, tested, and ready to deploy.

Springboard™
Support Services

Ongoing support and updates to the Springboard™ code library when things change in Azure.

Fujitsu as your Azure Migration and Modernization Program (AMMP) partner

The Azure Migration and Modernization Program is Microsoft’s offering for customers wanting to adopt the cloud. It’s a single program that pulls together all aspects of support that an organization will need to succeed in its cloud adoption.

Microsoft only trusts best-selected and verified partners to deliver AMMP to its customers, and at Fujitsu, we’re recognized by Microsoft and Gartner as an industry-leading cloud services provider.

With us, as your Azure Migration and Modernization Program (AMMP) partner, you are assured that you’re working with one of the most trusted global Azure services providers and a world-leading digital transformation partner, with decades of Microsoft expertise and proven excellence in delivering enterprise cloud transformations.

A significant element of AMMP is the funding end customers receive to subsidize the investment of moving to the cloud. Fujitsu uses Springboard™ for Azure in AMMP deliveries to minimize the cost and ensure maximum AMMP fund payout.

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Next steps to build on your Springboard™ deployment

Once FUJITSU Springboard™ for Azure is deployed and the pipeline has run, we don’t just set you adrift to manage on your own. We remain firmly by your side, helping you to further capitalize on your Azure investment using a wide range of expert add-on services, including:

  • User support and updates to the Springboard™ codebase
  • Managed services for baseline and platform operations – aligned to the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework
  • Managed services for specialized platforms and workloads – aligned to the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework
  • Professional services aligned to Microsoft programs (assessments, workshops, jumpstarts, AMMP)
  • Professional services for deploying specialized platforms and workloads on Azure, like SAP and Citrix, for example.

Digital Transformation with Fujitsu and Microsoft equals… shaping a sustainable future.

Success requires balance across products, services and solutions to solve your complex business and social challenges through digital transformation. With Microsoft, and technology across edge-core-cloud, we deliver secure, end to end solutions that drive your sustainable business transformation.

  • High-level thinking combined with detailed implementation
  • Human centricity that enables real business outcomes
  • Merging of the digital and physical worlds
  • Global reach with a local touch
  • Broad technology skills, with deep industry expertise

Working together, we can transform your legacy estate and activate your Microsoft investment to deliver continuous value through the latest methodologies - including Fujitsu Human-Centric Design (HXD).

Discover how Fujitsu and Microsoft are transforming the future for customers around the globe.

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