Cloud for software businesses

You're juggling a lot as an Independent Software Vendor (ISV)!

  • Trying to deliver your software product faster, better, cheaper
  • Getting access to the right skills to achieve your product roadmap and stay ahead of tech changes
  • Managing costs while also growing your business.

It's hard to do this all alone and you can't expect your people to know everything including cloud, DevOps and Security.

We're experts helping ISVs fix existing cloud issues and move to the cloud safely, quickly and cost-effectively.

We bring the factors critical to ISV Cloud success

  • We take the pain out of cloud and DevOps with stable and secure platforms
  • We reduce the risk by moving to the cloud safely and iteratively
  • We plan and achieve cost-effective results
  • We co-create with your team, to adopt modern tools and techniques
  • We bring real-world experience to avoid "traps for young players".

Kickstart CloudOur Kickstart Cloud journey

While every one of our ISV Cloud engagements is different, most follow our blue ribbon through our Plan, Accelerate and Optimise path, iterating regularly throughout the journey.


Kickstart Cloud - Plan, Accelerate, Optimise



As an ISV you do know where you're going and our 'Equinox IT Kickstart Cloud' offering will help you find the right road to best get you there.

The Equinox IT Kickstart Cloud includes a two-hour workshop where we'll work with you to:

  • Assess your current cloud state
  • Provide insights from our cloud and DevOps experts
  • Agree on a way forward, including fixing issues and moving to the cloud.

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Once we've planned your cloud activities we'll help you accelerate down the cloud path with our Cloud Foundations framework and Azure DevOps innovate workshop. We can also offer you further benefits through the Azure Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) programme.



Once you're accelerating, we'll help you optimise your cloud adoption with premium managed support, training offerings and events.


We partner with the best to help you 

We are a Microsoft Gold Partner for the DevOps, Cloud Platform, Cloud Productivity and Application Development competencies and a Silver Partner for Security, Data Analytics, Application Integration, Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions and Collaboration and Content competencies. We are experts on the Azure DevOps platform and also work with a range of other DevOps platforms.


We are New Zealand's only GitHub Verified Partner, reflecting our technical capabilities to deliver first-class services to clients.


We partner with Tasktop, a company that is transforming how the world’s largest organizations manage the process of building software.


We also partner with the DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA), an independent and open members-driven association supporting DevOps journeys around the world through training, certification and knowledge sharing. DASA developed a powerful DevOps Competence Model built on 12 Knowledge and Skills areas that provides guidance to individuals and teams.