Challenges

Challenges in cloud transformation

Our solutions for your biggest pain points

Select your biggest pain points and learn how meshStack can solve them.

How do I start my cloud transformation?

No internal accounting of cloud costs

Confusing cloud landscape in the enterprise

Introduction of another cloud platform

Who should be on my cloud team and do what?

Shadow IT in the cloud becomes a problem

Invisible cloud costs

Who owns this cloud account?

High cloud demand, slow deployment

Where are we in our cloud transformation?

I need landing zones

Exploding cloud costs

With the meshcloud Cloud Foundation Maturity Assessment, we provide a detailed roadmap for your cloud transformation. The model covers IAM, cost management, security and compliance, tenant management and cloud service ecosystem with over 50 detailed building blocks. With our assessment, these building blocks can be arranged into an individual and concrete roadmap for the organization’s cloud transformation.

meshStack enables 100% internal cost transparency. With accurate showback, this creates cost awareness among application teams. This visibility is a prerequisite for application teams to take responsibility for the costs incurred in their cloud environments.

With meshStack, it is possible to allocate and bill all costs incurred in the public or private cloud according to the source. The pay-per-use cost model of the cloud can thus be optimally managed.

Through consistent tagging, meshStack enables the assignment of all cloud environments to the respective responsible teams and persons at any time. This increases security, compliance and saves costs when unused accounts can be deleted.

With meshStack, all cloud accounts can be managed centrally on one platform. Cost management, security standards enforcement and IAM are thus possible for all cloud platforms and accounts on one platform.

To meet a high demand for cloud resources in the enterprise, meshStack relies on automation. With an end-to-end automated self-service portal for cloud onboarding, secure cloud environments can be provisioned in minutes.

Anyone who has ever introduced a cloud platform into an organization knows the enormous effort involved in basic issues such as identity management and cost management. With meshStack, the effort required for additional cloud platforms is greatly reduced: Overarching issues are solved once and applied to all clouds via the Cloud Foundation platform.

The meshcloud Cloud Foundation Maturity Assessment can be used to find out how mature the cloud implementation is in your own organization. How much has been accomplished, what are the gaps, and what’s next? The assessment provides a location determination and detailed roadmap for the cloud strategy.

With the Cloud Foundation Stakeholder Map, all roles and disciplines can be assigned to specific persons. This clarifies the internal organization and clearly assigns responsibilities. This is necessary to be able to implement the company’s cloud strategy in a focused manner.

Landing zones are the foundation for cloud usage in the enterprise. Building landing zones can seem overwhelming. meshcloud provides support for building landing zones and, with meshStack, enables rollout and operations at application teams.

The cloud must be easy and secure to use in the enterprise. With meshStack, a fully automated self-service portal for cloud provisioning can be implemented. Application teams no longer have to go through unofficial channels to get the cloud resources they need to do their jobs.

meshStack enables 100% allocation of costs incurred in the public or private cloud. Internal showback and chargeback create transparency, cost awareness and enable source-based billing. Budget alerts make it easy to manage unexpected costs.


Open Source Projects

Part of the open source community

meshcloud develops and promotes numerous open source projects

To increase the power of meshStack, we are building a broad landscape of open source tools.

A hand full of cloud platforms.

Collie CLI

Simple cloud control

One project on AWS, two on Azure, and maybe something on GCP? Once you have more than a handful of cloud environments to herd, ensuring consistent tagging, access management and responsible spending becomes a challenge. Collie helps you create visibility across all your clouds and structure your cloud landscape with landing zones.

More about Collie CLI

UniPipe Service Broker

Offer services on OSB API-compliant marketplaces

  • Fast deployment using terraform: Get up and running with your first service broker in < 30 minutes
  • Easy operations: The service broker container is stateless. Service instances and bindings are stored in a git repository.
  • GitOps workflow: Don't have all the automation yet? Just read out service requests via unipipe list and unipipe show from the git repository and provision the service manually, then update the status via unipipe update.
  • Built for automation: The interface for integrating automation is the git repository and unipipe CLI makes working with it easy. Use whatever automation tooling you are most productive with!
UniPipe Service Broker on Github
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Success Stories

Success Stories

Examples of successful cloud transformation - with meshStack

Learn how meshStack empowers renowned companies to master their cloud journey.

A hand full of cloud platforms.

Success Story

How RheinEnergie got ready for a cloud-native future

This success story describes how RheinEnergie, a leading German utility, is using meshcloud to shape its cloud transformation.

Hundreds of developers in 40 teams at RheinEnergie use AWS, Azure and Google Cloud – powered by two people in the infrastructure team who were able to build a scalable platform with meshcloud.

More project examples

Secure cloud onboarding

A meshcloud customer now covers 85% of the security controls in cloud onboarding with meshStack. IT security is an important topic – conflicts during cloud migration are often programmed. This puts the achievement of goals at risk and creates frustration. meshStack as the technical platform for cloud transformation and the support of meshcloud experts have resolved these conflicts: Above all, the establishment of landing zones available to the development teams has meant that the cloud migration is back on track.

Finance 10,000 > Employees

Transparent cloud billing

A meshcloud customer was faced with the challenge of adapting its own IT cost management to the company’s cloud strategy. Traditional methods of budgeting in the relatively static data center structure were no match for the dynamic pay-per-use model of the cloud.

Being able to allocate and account for 100% of the costs of the private cloud was the goal. The pay-per-use model of hyperscalers works the same way with meshStack in the private cloud. The customer was able to implement showback and chargeback internally, thus increasing transparency, creating cost awareness and reducing costs.

Finance 10,000 > Employees

From Lift & Shift to Cloud-Native

One of Germany’s largest banks started with its traditional IT organization and ambitious goals when it came to cloud transformation. Many projects should disappear from data centers in a relatively short time and be run on cloud platforms.

Achieving this was not possible with refactoring all applications. However, it was important to the customer to keep the path to cloud-native architectures technologically open. Security in the cloud should be standardized and the possibilities of automation in the cloud should be fully exploited.

With meshStack, the transformation to an agile product organization has been successful: With an end-to-end automated self-service process, application teams get to the development environments they need in the cloud in minutes. The customer covers both lift & shift and cloud-native use cases with meshStack.

Finance 10,000 > Employees

Integration second cloud platform

A major energy provider in Germany faced the challenge of introducing Azure as an additional cloud platform alongside AWS. The integration of AWS had previously taken more time than expected and posed many challenges. The company’s development teams had also not embraced the previous cloud offering as originally anticipated.

So the goal was to integrate Azure into the enterprise, enable cloud-native use cases for Azure and AWS, and increase usage of the cloud by application teams.

With a focus on modular, cloud-native landing zones, the cloud is now attractive to developers and can be used easily and securely.

The integration of AWS and Azure into the meshStack cloud foundation platform have dramatically reduced the time to deploy Azure in the enterprise. meshStack covers governance for both platforms – it does not need to be rebuilt separately. This reduces complexity and operational effort for our customer.

Finance 10,000 > Employees

Automation and integration

The enterprise architects of a major German energy company faced the challenge of implementing the company’s cloud strategy with few resources in the area of platform engineers. Providing cloud accounts via telephone or email processes took a very long time and tied up capacity. The manual configuration of accounts has resulted in a heterogeneous security level.

The goal was self-service for cloud-native use cases, deployment of multiple cloud platforms, and as much freedom as possible for development teams to foster innovation.

With meshStack, a multi-cloud setup was achieved within a few months. Workshops and support from meshcloud’s experts helped build the necessary expertise.

All routine processes could be completely automated with meshStack. This has freed up important capacities at Platform Engineers again.

With meshStack, the company was able to win an external award for its cloud organization and make the cloud attractive internally.

Energy 10,000 > Employees

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Set up for one cloud - use with all clouds

With meshStack, multiple cloud platform integrations are eliminated. Once set up for one cloud, you can add more cloud platforms for the enterprise with just a few clicks. Instead of cloud silos with months-long integration projects, you get an integrated control center for your cloud infrastructure.

AWS Azure Cloud Foundry Google Cloud Kubernetes Openshift Openstack

A hand full of cloud platforms.

Fast implementation

Thanks to our SaaS model, implementation in your IT landscape takes place in the shortest possible time.

Excellent support

Our experienced Customer Success team is on hand to ensure your Cloud Journey is successful.

100% customer satisfaction

Our customers rely permanently on meshStack for their successful cloud journey.

Weekly updates

meshStack is constantly being developed further and regularly receives new functions.

Made in Germany

meshStack is also suitable for operation in highly regulated environments, such as in the financial or infrastructure sectors, thanks to its extensive compliance support. meshcloud is ISO27001 certified.

Well documented

meshStack has detailed documentation for onboarding, configuration and operation. In the Cloud Foundation Maturity Model (CFMM) we show best practices for the Cloud Journey.

Multiple awards & certifications