The GitLab Rapid Results Consulting package helps you quickly implement your GitLab solution and enable your organization to take advantage of your GitLab purchase quickly. Our Professional Services Engineers aid in installing and configuring your GitLab solution so that it runs as smoothly as possible. The Professional Services Engineer will be dedicated to working with your team to architect and advise on best practices for getting the most value possible from your GitLab purchase.
This service can be delivered remotely or at the customer’s location.
Duration and Cost
The estimated duration for the scope below is 3 weeks.
Self-Managed Rapid Results is a fixed price engagement, the list price is $25,000.00 USD. Travel and expenses are not included in the base price and will be invoiced separately.
Who is this for?
Customers who are purchasing GitLab self-managed for 500 - 5,000 users that want to minimize transition time to their GitLab solution.
Customers who are deploying to Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform or Microsoft Azure.
Customers who have aggressive uptime and performance requirements.
Customers who are interested in setting up standardized Disastor Recovery capabilities.
Solution planning to assess current tech stack and plan for changes
Solution roadmap providing clear on-boarding path for teams
Installation & Configuration of GitLab
Self-managed in your cloud or on-premise environment
Delivered as Infrastructure-as-code (Terraform) for repeatable environment creation
High Availability and Disaster Recovery planning
Best Practices planning and recommendations
End user and System Administrator training to create GitLab evangelists within your organization
Kick-off and Current State assessment
Introduction to GitLab team and Rapid Results program
Set up a regular cadence
Establish key personnel from each side that will be entrusted to make the project a success
Super Users and System Administrator(s)
Development and Operations leaders
Establish connectivity and access to the deployment environment
Current technical stack evaluation
Future State discussion and design
Discuss needs for single sign-on and identity management
Review GitLab hardware requirements
Create system architecture and design
Deliverable: Solution Roadmap
Installation & Configuration
Verify connectivity to production and test environments
Implement planned architecture in Infrastructure-as-Code methodology leveraging Hashicorp Terraform
Test deploy GitLab architecture
Discuss data and migration considerations, create migration assessment
Note: the rapid results program does not include direct migration services
Discuss and plan for integration with additional enterprise systems
Test deployed application for expected HA and DR requirements
Plan for GitLab Runner deployment methodology: shared compute, bring-your-own-compute for teams or a combination.
Configure GitLab to match customer’s expectations as part of the Infrastructure-as-code deployment methodology.
Deliverable: Infrastructure-as-Code to deploy GitLab to Customer environment, Infrastructure design document
Training & Deployment
Day 1: Deploy GitLab and establish and necessary connections to other corporate services (e.g. LDAP)
Day 2: GitLab Administration Training for System Administrators and Super Users
Day 3: GitLab with Git Basics Training for any team members new to git or GitLab
Day 4: GitLab CI/CD Training for Development Team Leads and other DevOps personnel
Project wrap up & introduction to Technical Account Management and GitLab Support for on-going engagement
Deliverable: Training completion certificates and final project package
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