Integral to a modern software development lifecycle, our DevOps methodology courses through our entire development process, from initial solution design through to the launch, maintenance and monitoring of the system.
Our DevOps services are the nitrous oxide that inject pace and performance into the engine of our software development lifecycle, enabling our experts to accelerate the development of our data-driven software solutions. All the while implementing reliable, consistent and performant processes to ensure efficient delivery.
Security is a key consideration integrated throughout the entire development process. Our team puts the ‘Sec’ into DevSecOps by empowering our development teams to address security throughout the development process.
Unleashing the power of DevOps collaboration and automation to drive excellence.
Each team is unique, each implementation is custom. Our flavor of DevOps, and the culture we embrace, incorporates multiple disciplines into one seamless team, working towards a common goal.
Understanding how to translate requirements into a solution is a skill that comes with experience and a deep knowledge of cloud platforms, something our engineers have in plentiful supply.
Our team offers a dynamic and agile solution to fit your goals and objectives. From guidance to implementation, find out how we can best support your business.
Identifying and automating repetitive tasks such as configuration management and creating internal tooling to accelerate productivity and reduce scope for human error.
Automating deployment pipelines for rapid and reliable delivery of code releases. Incorporating testing to improve code quality and security.
Taking a deep understanding of cloud platforms and their uniquely positioned services to design and implement an appropriate and suitable solution for each project's specific requirements.
Driving security through Static Application Security Testing (SAST), security reviews and active compliance monitoring. Introducing a shift-left mentality to address vulnerabilities early in the cycle, supported by automated detection and scanning to ensure ongoing adherence at code and infrastructure level.
Implementing targeted monitoring and logging strategies to empower teams to detect errors, performance fluctuations and proactively troubleshoot systems.
Underpinning our approach to the DevSecOps mindset are our core tenets, which guide and focus our team.
These tenets have organically emerged through our work in a range of different projects, both internal and external. Spanning the breadth of internal process automation and security to designing HIPAA / HITRUST compliant systems in a pharmaceutical context, for processing sensitive PHI data.
Nothing is sacred! Iteratively review, refine and improve skills, tech and solutions.
Work less, do more - replace manual intervention & scope for human error with reliable and efficient automation. If it moves, automate it.
Extract patterns from logs, metrics and signal noise into clear indicators of system health and performance. Know the problem before it makes itself known.
Shift left into an inclusive security culture, implementing a security-conscious design from the ground up. Evolve automation of early detection, monitoring and responses to security threats, from coding to infrastructure.
Deploy resilient and natively scalable solutions. Develop flexible, responsive and empowered teams.
Focus on delivering value by taking advantage of the scalability, reliability, cost-efficiency and rapid evolution of cloud-based services.
We are a trusted, global software development company with a solid history of delivering cutting-edge solutions for global brands, equipping diverse organisations with the finest technology available.
Similar to today’s world, a software development and data process is not an immutable force. It changes. It develops. It grows. At The Virtual Forge, we have an agile mindset that makes us capable of adapting to unforeseen circumstances.
Our team comprises seasoned professionals from diverse backgrounds, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise.
A team of creative and analytical minds leverage cutting-edge technologies and out-of-the-box thinking to deliver innovative software solutions. We’re always on the lookout for new technologies that can enhance our offer, helping our clients materialise their needs into new systems that streamline their business processes.
Embracing challenges is acknowledged by our experts as a common part of any custom software development and data journey. With unwavering persistence and confidence in our capabilities, we tackle every obstacle head-on. You can rely on us to persevere until we find effective solutions, ensuring successful outcomes for your project.
Quality is our core focus. Our team ensures high standards through rigorous quality assurance processes, thorough testing, code reviews, and continuous improvement.
Our track record is a testament to our reliability. Always by our client’s side, ensuring that nothing is left to chance. With our commitment to excellence, we pride ourselves on delivering dependable solutions that businesses can trust.
The DevOps journey is a collaborative and iterative process, designed to integrate all disciplines in the project team and improve overall efficiency, productivity and flexibility. With a focus on automation and continuous improvement, it empowers teams to develop faster but robustly, supported by the DevOps methodology.
Collaboratively define project requirements, from technology to implementation. Establish goals and milestones to support a rapid initiation across all teams.
Implement CI/CD pipelines to automatically build, evaluate and deploy code to cloud platforms. Run security and compliance tests with a shift-left mindset, supporting development teams to improve code early in the cycle.
Push code consistently and rapidly through pipelines, out to static web hosting, virtual machines and serverless platforms. Verified and repeatable deployment patterns provide stability and predictability so that deploys can be fast and frequent for maximum agility.
Identify key performance and operational metrics to monitor with custom dashboards, triggers and alarms. Ship logs for easy access and review by all teams. Real-time monitoring enables proactive issue detection, performance optimisation and the rapid resolution of identified issues.
Repeat, repeat, repeat. Iterate over the process, constantly reviewing and refining the process, code, performance and security with each pass. The process is designed to support efficient sprint cycles, but it is not sacrosanct - constant evolution results in incremental improvements and long-term benefits.
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The Virtual Forge team has more than 20 years experience developing custom solutions for Life Sciences clients.
We are experts in designing and developing data-driven custom software solutions for global brands in the automotive industry.
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The Virtual Forge is a trusted supplier of data-driven software solutions to Government and the Public Sector.
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Working with The Virtual Forge was a pleasure. The relationships that we build, quite quickly, led to a really lovely experience. The whole team was highly efficient, creative and tactical.
Working with The Virtual Forge made everyone enjoy being part of the project. It never felt like two separate teams, but just one big team. Everything felt natural, easy, even when there were challenges.
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