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BluArmour Pre-Deployment Checklist & Roll out Process

This page exclusively supports in capturing Pre-Checks involving BluArmour roll out. A sign off between BluSapphire & Client delivery team a must for release of BluArmour MSI Package.
Stakeholders: Project Manager or Equivalent (BluSapphire & Client)
BluSapphire Project Manager shall refer Client counterpart (or otherwise termed as Client SPOC) in providing the information based on the requirements below.
Post checklist completion by Client counterpart; the checklist shall be validated, risk (if any) shall be discussed and and a sign off is arrived between both the parties.
Post Sign off; BluSapphire project Manager shall initiate BluArmour MSI Package generation and share it with client counterpart for User Acceptance test.
BluArmour Pre-Deployment Checklist:
S.No
Requirement
How will this info help BluSapphire Project Team?
Response
1
Please list complete set of Windows OS Variants+ Architecture where BluArmour is expected to be deployed
To generate MSI Package supporting all the variants listed
2
Please list Region (Ex: AMERICAS/ EMEA/ APAC) or Site information (Ex: New York Corporate/ Bengaluru Regional Office/ Production Plant) where the agent will be rolled out
To create Zone segregation around the implementation enabling firm control on Policy implementation and updates
3
Asset List specific to Region/ Site including Host Names, OS Variant, Is the asset roaming?
Build a track on Inventory and measure roll out success
4
List of Business Critical applications; Associated executable & launch folder paths
A detailed whitelist policy shall be built ensuring No Critical business critical application stoppage enabling user satisfaction
5
Provision of User Acceptance Test Environment
Test BluArmour package in the UAT environment before production roll out
BluArmour User Acceptance Test Process:
a) Client SPOC to identify limited set of Test Users from each Department/ Business Units specific to a Region/ Site in deployment of BluArmour deployment
b) Post identification of Test users, BluArmour deployment to be initiated
c) Test of BluArmour shall stay active for 7 working days and if there are any Application/ activity block observed by the users which are essential for Business operations; post risk acceptance; the applications/ activity to be whitelisted utilizing central policy update.
d) Post 7 days, UAT acceptance sign off to be carried out between Client SPOC and Test Users; a copy of the same to be shared with BluSapphire project Manager
BluArmour: Production Roll Out
a) BluArmour MSI package can be deployed in bulk utilizing GPO/ SCCM/ Desktop Central/ A choice of Collaboration tool
b) Documentation specific to deployment of BluArmour utilizing SCCM is part of the site.
BluArmour: Handover to the Client Process
a) Post initiation of Production roll out; user training video shall be shared in updating Whitelisting policies around BluArmour
b) Respective access grants shall be carried out to the users as part of transition