Cloud Native Offer

ILKI supports companies in their technological transitions by developing their information system by integrating: Cloud Computing, Cloud Native, Digital Workplace, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, IoT…

Our mission is to help organizations to better understand the technical, methodological, organizational and financial issues related to these technological transitions.

Cloud Native Offer

Agility, scalability, innovation, improved cost-effectiveness…while the benefits are well known, switching to Cloud Native is still a step greatly feared by companies. So how can we support and assist them in their migration project?

At ILKI, we help companies and public organizations to transition strategically in a progressive, controlled and secure way to modern architectures enabling professional and business needs to be met.

The 4 areas of our service offer

1. Consultancy

Our independence allows us to recommend the deployment model most appropriate to the customer’s need.

  • Understand your context, your existing situation and your needs
  • Choose the target through the definition of development scenarios
  • Co-build the strategy and the roadmap, manage the implementation
  • Provide informed and pragmatic responses

We provide consultancy from end to end:

  • Kubernetes
  • Cloud vs on-premises
  • Setting up of environments and automation pipelines
  • Application containerization
  • Micro-service s applications
  • Application delivery
  • CNCF ecosystem
  • Security, etc.


2. Architecture

Our experts help you during the requirement definition, implementation, as well as the build of the target platform architecture, whether cloud-based or on-premises.

We specialize in crafting tailored Cloud Native infrastructure that empower your organization in your application modernization. Our holistic approach begins with a meticulous assessment of your business requirements, ensuring a deep understanding of your specific goals and challenges. From there, our team collaborates closely with your organization to design a robust solution that seamlessly integrates with your existing systems.
We prioritize scalability, resilience, and efficiency, and make sur your team has the proper tools to manage this solution. With our continuous monitoring and support, we provide peace of mind, ensuring your infrastructure remains secure, performant, and aligned with evolving industry standards.
If needed we are also able to go further and implement all the blocks of the defined solutions from the Kubernetes distribution layout to the CNCF tools meeting your needs.


3. On-site or remote training

Throughout the year we organise numerous training courses in various formats: technical training, Discover & Learn seminars or training in engineering schools. The themes are varied: DevOps, cloud, containers, Kubernetes, CNCF ecosystem, security, Infrastructure as Code, CKA program, CKA certification assistance, etc.
We organize, throughout the year, many trainings in various formats : technical trainings, Discover & Learn seminars.

Training modules that can be adapted to your technical context, your level of knowledge.


Kubernetes administration Kubernetes security CNCF tools
Master the basic gestures and tools for the MRO of a Kubernetes environment Know the basics of security in CaaS environments and get started with the tools in place Rancher , OpenShift, Tanzu, Trivy, Rook, Cilium,..


4. On-premises or cloud support

We also provide downstream support for your projects: in-service support (ISS), security tools, logging, monitoring, reporting, distribution (Rancher, Tanzu, AKS, EKS, GKE, etc.) or vanilla deployment, etc.



  • CaaS – Kubernetes + CNCF tools*
  • L2 & L3 support
  • Time slots: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM / 2 PM – 6 PM (CET) 5/7
  • Lifecycle management: optional
  • SLA: support within 8 hours
  • CaaS – Kubernetes + CNCF tools*
  • L2 & L3 support
  • Time slots: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM / 2 PM – 6 PM (CET) 5/7
  • Lifecycle management: 2 Kubernetes upgrades/ year
  • Governance : Account Manager – Comitology
  • SLA: depending on criticality: 2 to 8 hours
    additional CNCF tools may be included within support upon discussion*
  • CaaS – Kubernetes + CNCF tools*
  • L2 & L3 support
  • Time slots: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM / 2 PM – 6 PM (CET) 7/7
  • Lifecycle management: 2 Kubernetes upgrades/ year
  • Governance : Account Manager – Comitology
  • SLA: depending on criticality: 2 to 8 hours
    additional CNCF tools may be included within support upon discussion*
  • Training : 3 days / y

*The CNCF tools included within the scope will be determined during the support initialization phase and documented within the QAP. This list may evolve throughout the duration of the support contract.


Our Kubernetes training offering

1. Kubernetes – Orchestrate your containers

KUB-ORCH | 3 days | on site or remotely

Getting started with Kubernetes basic concepts.

Training objectives:
– Describe the principles of Docker container orchestration
– Create and implement Kubernetes clusters
– Docker Container Orchestration
– Deploy applications

Training program: 

– Containers history
– Working principles
– Technologies

Container as a Service (CaaS) and container orchestration:
– Fundamentals
– Technologies and CaaS
– Benefits of containers and CaaS
– Limitations of containers and CaaS

Kubenertes: the basics
– Fundamentals
– Terminology
– Discover Kubernetes

Discovering Kubernetes: implementation
– Usual commands
– Pods
– Labels and annotations
– Service Discovery
– Replica Set

Kubernetes: deploy enterprise applications:
– Deploy a basic application
– Deploy enterprise applications

2. Kubernetes – Advanced practices

KUB-AV | 2 days | on site or remotely

Discover advanced Kubernetes concepts, getting started with Kubernetes resources and basic CNCF tools.

Training objectives:
– Describe the advanced principles of Kubernetes
– Present the lifecycle of a Kubernetes cluster
– Determine third-party solutions to enrich your Kubernetes cluster
– Implement good practices to optimize your efficiency in management of your Kubernetes cluster

Training program:
– Reminders on the fundamentals of Kubernetes
– Advanced volume management
– Authentication and authorization
– Mastery of abilities
– Monitoring and log management
– Auditing
– Advanced architecture
– Application packaging with Helm
– Advanced Registry with Harbor

3. Kubernetes – Secure your platform

KUB-SEC | 2 days | on site or remotely

Learn how to secure a Kubernetes environment with native Kubernetes resources and tools from the CNCF ecosystem.

Training objectives:
– Configure and use registry security tools
– Configure and use compliance tools
– Configure and use real-time security tools
– Implement security policies in Kubernetes

Training program:

– Containers – technological principles
– Security – from Docker to OCI
– Security and orchestration with Kubernetes
– Container security pure players

4. Preparing for CKA certification 

KUB-CERT | 2 days | on site or remotely

This training is ideal for participants wishing to prepare for the CKA certification and wishing to have sound advice on how to pass it.

Training objectives:
– Deploy a Kubernetes cluster based on the official Kubeadm distribution
– Handle the Kubernetes cluster efficiently and securely
– Manage the most frequent operating actions on a Kubernetes environment
– Identify relevant and up-to-date information to pass CKA certification (Certified Kubernetes Administrator)
– Measure your strengths and those to improve to succeed in your CKA certification
– Validate your acquired knowledge by passing the official CKA certification

Training program:
– Presentation of certification
– Effective Kubernetes management
– Overview of the Kubeadm distribution Kubernetes
– Administration
– Fundamentals
– Master how a Kubernetes cluster works
– Autoscaling Kubernetes
– Network security and segmentation
– Mastering troubleshooting
– Certification (optional)


Would you like to know more about our training offer? Contact us