Azure IaaS Operations

& Management



Get the best out of Azure 

This service ensures that all operational requirements for the virtual machines, storage and networks are managed in a cohesive manner. Fordway believe in proactive maintenance, rather than waiting for a component to fail and then worrying about the consequences.

Book your Azure IaaS Operations & Management service today, and reap the benefits of Azure:

Why do I need this?

Fordway’s Azure IaaS Operations and Management covers all the main components of Azure:

  • Virtual Machines
  • Storage
  • Networking

Fordway can support any size deployment, and have expertise in multiple server types and network devices (e.g. Firewalls, NSGs, VNETs, VPN gateways).

We also provide expertise in Azure arc, which extends the Azure management capabilities to on-premise and servers hosted in other cloud providers, offering comprehensive coverage across cloud and hybrid environments. For all components the operational management includes the following services:

Support: Break/fix of any components and associated applications

Backups:  Configuration of backup policies and jobs, Creation and monitoring of metrics with success/failure alerts, 24 x 7 support for the backup service

Monitoring: Management and alerting on 5 pre-defined conditions, relating to agreed thresholds (generally around): Availability,  Device performance, Errors/Alerts

Patching: Patched to an agreed patching schedule – Includes Microsoft and 3rd Party applications

Security: Monitor & combat anti-malware and other virtual machine threats – Review Secure Score

Note: The actual alerts to be monitored are dependent on the devices and will be agreed prior to service implementation and set up.

The Benefits

Get the best out of Azure

Ensure critical infrastructure remains operational with pro-active management.


We work on the customer’s behalf, providing independent operation and management, insights and recommendations.

Experienced personnel

From business, project management and technical viewpoint, Fordway have 30 years of experience of assisting organisations real-world deployments and operational requirements

Comprehensive Assessment

As part of service initiation Fordway will perform a detailed analysis against the current configuration and where real benefits can be gained

Understand Legacy

Fordway know companies have legacy systems with potential integrations that cannot just be ignored​agement.

Clear Reccomendations

Fordway will produce a set of costed recommendations on how to get the best out of each component and its operational management


Fordway’s personnel will work alongside your IT staff and any third parties collaboratively, as each has skills necessary to achieve desired outcomes.

Detailed knowledge of management tools

Fordway have extensive knowledge of the Microsoft management tools, including Lighthouse, Monitor, Sentinel and Arc. These can be configured to deliver the necessary statistics and dashboard for each organisation.

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