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Case Study

Magazine fulfillment Using AWS Transformation

Client Background

The client is the largest magazine fulfillment service provider, managing more than 1,000 print and digital magazine titles.

Client Need

The imminent expiration of the data center lease necessitated the swift and seamless migration of its entire server fleet to the AWS Cloud:
  • A tight deadline to complete the migration
  • Ensuring the financial viability of the cloud migration strategy
  • Maintaining security and compliance standards during and after migration
  • Efficiently managing cloud costs for their extensive workload

Our Solution

  • Financial Analysis: Detailed TCO and ROI analysis via AWS Migration Portfolio Assessment
  • Cost Mitigation: ALeveraged AWS partnership for Migration Acceleration Program (MAP) funding
  • Security and Compliance: Designed PCI-compliant AWS Landing Zone with robust security measures, including Wiz, AWS Security Hub, AWS Config, and AWS IAM
  • Workload Mapping: Meticulous mapping and categorization of diverse workloads using AWS Application Discovery Service
  • Efficiency and Consistency: Securely instantiated Active Directory domain controllers for Windows workloads
  • Cost Management: Designed AWS resource tagging strategies for effective cost tracking
  • Automation: Delivered Infrastructure as Code using Terraform Cloud CI/CD pipelines for Landing Zones and Networking
  • Standardization: Built Golden AMIs using AWS Image Builder pipelines to provide secure operating system platforms for future workloads

Tools & Technologies

AWS, Terraform

Key Benefits

  • Achieved 100% successful migration of 400 servers and databases, supporting 36 applications and services, eliminating costly data center lease
  • Ensured data integrity, enhanced uptime, and responsive performance
  • Provided comprehensive documentation and training, enabling client personnel to operate proficiently within the new AWS environment and migrate additional applications
  • Halved migration project timeline, showcasing agility and efficiency
  • Consolidated server count by 50%, reducing operational overhead
  • Shifted focus from operations to revenue generation
  • Improved data hygiene and governance via AWS’s robust data management services
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