Migrating Infrastructure to AWS from a Colocation Data Center​

About Client

The client is one of South India’s largest IT & Electronics retailers with over 23 years in business. They are a reputable online retailer that provides services such as same-day delivery, and quick returns, and boast more than 20,00,000 satisfied customers.

Business Challenges

The client relied on a custom web app hosted on a colocation DC with a RAID 0 storage technology. They wanted a standardized business management solution and were considering SAP Business One.

The web app did not meet the client's growing business requirements.

There were challenges with app scalability and availability given the dependency on one physical hardware.​

The colocation data center did not support automated deployment and best practices.

The client's earlier vendor could not resolve the performance hiccups appropriately.​

They wanted their business management solution to have improved security.

Solution from CCS

CCS performed the current state analysis of the client’s IT landscape and proposed AWS for implementing their SAP B1 ERP on HANA.

Helped the client adopt best practices for securing the ERP application access.​

Implemented AWS resources in a low latency region for faster response.​

Refactored the Infra to multiple layers to improve performance.​

The cloud environment was configured as per SAP recommended specifications.​

Migrated the SAP HANA workload to AWS.​

Automated the runtime of the Infra and HANA Backup jobs.​

Automated the HANA Backups to S3 Buckets using AWS IAM Roles.​

Proper Backup and retention of EC2 Instances and DB level backups.​

Enabled network security groups and VPN to secure the application access.

Business Benefits

2x faster deployment of fully functional HANA environment ​with automation.

Improved app performance in the production environment.

The client’s infrastructure now runs on the latest HANA-certified servers.

Seamless migration ensured zero downtime.​

Capability to scale up and scale down in line with business needs.​

Deploying new application features and upgrades will be much faster.​

Set up an automated Backup and Cold DR solution at a lower cost.

Automated VM start & stop to save about 50% of the total operational costs.

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