Cloud Optimization – Migrating AWS Resources to Low Latency Region

About Client

An ICT solution provider established in 2007 headquartered in KSA, with an extended geographical presence in the Middle East, Africa & Europe.

Business Requirement

The client wanted to look for a new partner as the existing AWS partner was unable to resolve performance issues and could not provide adequate support.

Requirement specifications: –

Discontinuing the old account.

Non-Standard Deployment and practices.

Avoid lock in with AWS Directory Service as Primary DC.

Application-level performance and connectivity issues.

CCS Solution

CCS Engineers recommended resource migration and ERP modifications after expert analysis of the client’s requirements.

Migrated from an old AWS account to new AWS Compute and S3 Storage Resources.

Seamless migration to the new AWS Account to restart the ERP implementation within 5 business days.

Right-sized and provisioned optimal resources based on workloads.

Implemented best practices for securing the ERP access using EC2 Security Groups, NAT Gateway, Site to Site VPN and SSL VPN.

Automated the MSSQL Backups to S3 Buckets using AWS IAM Roles.

Set up proper backup and retention of EC2 Instances using AWS Lambda.

Business Benefits

End users achieved faster access.

Huge improvement in app performances.

Incorporated automated Backup and Cold DR without additional charges to the client.

Automated VM Start/Stop and helped client save 50% on the TCO.

Provided seamless user experience without any major downtime.

Made it possible for the client to easily scale up/scale down as per business needs.

Deploying new application features and upgrades are much faster.

Met the client’s security requirements.