• AWS Case Study: 2U

    2U works with leading universities to transform on-campus programs into online campuses. By running on AWS, 2U is able to cache data effortlessly for fast social interaction and focus its resources on innovation instead of infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: 3DDuo

    3DDuo offers promotional, educational, and social games for mobile, and tablets devices. By using AWS to run its multiplayer online role-playing games, the French gaming company was able to reduce the cost of hosting games from €7,000 to €2,000 per month.

  • AWS Case Study: 6waves

    6 Waves Limited, a leading international publisher and developer of gaming applications on the Facebook platform, uses Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3 to host its social games with an audience of more than 50 million players per month.

  • AWS Case Study: 6Wunderkinder

    Berlin-based 6Wunderkinder needed an environment that could scale to manage demand for its popular Wunderlist application and help the company easily develop new products. After migrating to AWS, 6Wunderkinder was able to scale to handle 500,000 new users in a two-month period and estimates a 20% faster launch time for new products.

  • AWS Case Study: 8 Securities

    8 Securities accomplishes its mission of reinventing investing in Hong Kong by providing a Trading Portal where users have access to resources that enable them to learn from and exchange ideas with like-minded investors. To maintain a cost-effective, reliable, scalable, flexible computing platform, the company uses several services from AWS, including Amazon EC2 with Elastic IP Addresses, Amazon EBS, Amazon VPC, and Elastic Load Balancing.

  • AWS Case Study: 99Designs

    99designs links designers with customers who need design services for logos, brochures, clothing, corporate marketing, and other projects. The company turned to AWS for database, storage, load balancing, and other cloud services. With AWS, 99designs can efficiently store tens of millions of design assets while remaining agile and responsive to its global customer base.

  • AWS Case Study: 9GAG

    After switching to Amazon Web Services, Hong Kong-based 9GAG, Inc. reports improved availability for its entertainment website, a 20% improvement in server response time, and a nearly 20% improvement in overall network activity.

  • AWS Case Study: A+ Test Prep and Tutoring

    A+ Test Prep and Tutoring, located near Philadelphia, PA, was looking for a reliable and scalable environment to enable online tutoring for students worldwide. By using AWS, A+ was able to create an online tutoring platform that has run at near 100% uptime since its inception.

  • AWS Case Study: Accordant Media

    Accordant Media, a media trading company based in New York City, needed to scale to analyze terabytes of data for online digital media campaigns. By moving to AWS and Amazon Redshift, the company can load billions of rows of data and create custom queries that are returned in about six seconds instead of 5 hours or longer.

  • AWS Case Study: Acquia

    Acquia provides products, services, and support for organizations utilizing the Drupal open source social publishing platform. Acquia uses AWS, including Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3, to host its own infrastructure and its customers' Websites.

  • AWS Case Study: adesso

    adesso is an independent IT service provider specialized in consulting and software development for business projects. The focus is on optimizing core business processes with modern IT. adesso needed a cloud service provider to offer its startup customers a scalable and affordable foundation for their business and to provide cloud solutions for its enterprise customers, who test systems in different environments.

  • AWS Case Study: Adobe Systems

    Adobe Systems provides digital media and digital marketing solutions to customers around the world including consumers, enterprises, and government agencies. By using the AWS Cloud, Adobe can focus on delivering its software products without having to invest in expensive infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: AdRoll

    AdRoll, an online advertising platform, serves 50 billion impressions a day worldwide with its global retargeting platforms. By leveraging the scalability and flexibility offered by AWS, AdRoll has been able to grow by more than 15,000% over the last year.

  • AWS Case Study: AEG

    Worldwide entertainment facility provider AEG needed an intranet site for users both inside and outside the corporate network. Huddle Group, an Argentina-based systems integrator and member of the AWS Partner Network (APN), partnered with AEG to create a secure Amazon VPC and a SharePoint intranet site. The site provides 99% availability to AEG’s new VPC for 10,000 worldwide users.

  • AWS Case Study: Airbnb

    Airbnb is a community marketplace for unique vacation spaces around the world. Airbnb benefits from the scalability, agility and reliability provided by Amazon Web Services, including Amazon EC2, Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon S3, Amazon EMR, Amazon CloudFront, Amazon CloudWatch, and Amazon RDS.

  • AWS Case Study: Aire

    Aire provides an alternative to traditional methods of credit scoring for people who have little or no credit history, or are incorrectly classified. The company runs its Aire API web application, as well as analysis and business reporting capabilities, on AWS. Using AWS, Aire took its app to market fast, while ensuring it had the security and availability to get people access to fair credit in a cost-effective way.

  • AWS Case Study: Airport Nuremberg

    Airport Nuremberg needed a flexible and scalable website to handle demand during peak periods. Infopark GA, an AWS partner, used AWS to deliver a highly available and secure website for Airport Nuremberg. The airport estimates saving 60-70% compared to previous web hosting costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Alcatel-Lucent

    Alcatel Lucent, a French global telecommunication solutions provider, created OpenTouch Video Store, an online service for enterprises dedicated to the creation and sharing of video content. The company uses AWS to transcode, store and deliver the video content available on its platform to customers located around the world. By using AWS, the company can now roll out new instances in under 5 minutes and ensure high availability and reliability for its service.

  • AWS Case Study: Aldebaran Robotics

    Aldebaran, a french robotics company, aims to create a family of companion robots that positively influence our daily lives at home and in school environments. The company uses AWS for storage and to host its website and application store for its robots. By using AWS, the company has gained agility and flexibility and can now make changes to its website infrastructure on the fly while freeing staff to focus on robotics rather than infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: Alert Logic

    Houston-based Alert Logic is a security-as-a-service provider that offers security-monitoring solutions for web and business applications. The company built its new vulnerability and configuration management solution, Cloud Insight, on AWS. Cloud Insight helps customers easily identify security threats and quickly remediate them. By leveraging AWS features and services such as APIs and AWS CloudTrail, Alert Logic estimates it saved more than $1 million in capital expenses and six months of development time while launching Cloud Insight.

  • AWS Case Study: Alexa

    Alexa delivers high-volume search and information services, storing over 12 million objects in Amazon SimpleDB and performing over 5 million queries daily.

  • AWS Case Study: AlphaSense

    AlphaSense collects and indexes millions of documents from around the world to provide insights into public company disclosures for investors, including large American investing firms. The company built its software platform on AWS. By using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances, AlphaSense has reduced its cost for each re-indexing of its massive data set from $5,000 to $80.

  • AWS Case Study: Amazon.com

    Amazon.com is the world’s largest online retailer. In 2011, Amazon.com switched from tape backup to using cloud-based Amazon S3 for backing up the majority of its Oracle databases. By using AWS, Amazon.com was able to eliminate backup software and experienced a 12X performance improvement, reducing restore time from around 15 hours to 2.5 hours in select scenarios.

  • AWS Case Study: AmInvest

    AmInvest, a Malaysia-based funds management service, applies analytical and statistical modeling to identify and exploit market opportunities on behalf of its clients. The company uses AWS to run its analytical and statistical financial modeling platform and analyze more than a terabyte of data. By moving to AWS, AmInvest will lower the cost to run analytics by 50% over a five-year period and reduce the average time required to complete client scenarios in half.

  • AWS Case Study: Anhanguera

    Anhanguera is one of the largest universities in Brazil and one of the largest users of Moodle, an e-learning platform for collaborative learning. When Anhanguera needed to scale the platform to meet user demand, the university leveraged AWS to build a solution that would deliver applications reliably and grow with the user population.

  • AWS Case Study: Animoto

    New York-based Animoto launched its web application in 2007, allowing people to create and share videos via the web or mobile device. Using AWS, Animoto scales seamlessly to handle spikes in demand.

  • AWS Case Study: Aon

    Aon Benfield Securities, Inc. (ABSI), a financial services provider, needed high-powered computing to run financial simulations to value and manage insurance retirement products. The company turned to AWS to run its financial simulation platform to reduce simulation time by leveraging GPU optimized instances. As a result, ABSI has been able to lower the calculation and total reporting process time from 10 days to 10 minutes.

  • AWS Case Study: Apeejay Stya & Svrán Group

    Apeejay Stya & Svrán Group is a leading Indian conglomerate with business interests in a wide range of industries. The company moved essential enterprise applications to AWS to better serve its dispersed global business units. The consolidation and centralization of these resources helped the company cut 40% from its IT system costs, 50% from administration costs, and 80% from its software development times.

  • AWS Case Study: Arena Flowers

    Arena Flowers is an online florist and gift retailer that serves Europe and the US. The company decided to go all-in on AWS and uses the platform to host its website, order and stock management systems, and fulfillment applications. Now, the florist saves 30% on hosting costs and can scale to expand with massive sales surges on days like Valentines Day.

  • AWS Case Study: Arterys

    Arterys offers a medical imaging solution that enables radiologists and cardiologists to improve the process of diagnosing and staging cardiovascular disease in patients. The company is using AWS to render, analyze, and store multi-dimensional models of MRI scans each producing 5 to 10 GB of data. By using AWS, the company can render multi-dimensional models of the heart across all device types in 10 minutes or less instead of the 90-minute industry standard, and scale the platform to handle its growing storage needs.

  • AWS Case Study: Artsy

    Artsy provides an online application featuring work from leading galleries, museums, and private collections around the world. When latency began affecting the user experience, Artsy moved to AWS OpsWorks and realized a nearly fivefold improvement in performance.

  • AWS Case Study: Asia Television

    Asia Television Limited needed to reduce the cost of its website and video streaming service while improving its reliability and performance. By moving to AWS, the broadcaster improved video streaming performance by 10x while achieving near 100% reliability.

  • AWS Case Study: Assignar

    Assignar provides software that streamlines the way organizations run their assets, field workers, and operations in highly regulated industries, using a single dashboard that delivers information in real time. The Australian startup uses AWS to run its software, including a mobile application that enables workers and managers to capture and submit compliance and safety information from the field. This has enabled Assignar to serve 35 clients in about 12 months versus 10 clients in a physical infrastructure, achieve 99.999 percent availability, and reduce the time needed to onboard new clients from two weeks to less than 10 seconds.

  • AWS Case Study: Astro Radio

    Astro Radio wanted to move its web environment from a co-located datacenter to an automated, self-monitored infrastructure. By moving to AWS, Astro Radio reduced its hosting and migration costs by 90%, improved availability to 99.9% and gained the ability to launch a new website in three days, instead of two weeks.

  • AWS Case Study: ATG Media

    ATG Media provides marketing platforms for auctions worldwide. The company was experiencing outages on its on-premises data center, and moved to AWS to provide high scalability and availability with low latency for online bidders.

  • AWS Case Study: AudioCodes

    AudioCodes, based in Israel, develops Voice over IP (VoIP) infrastructure service applications for organizations and enterprises worldwide. The company uses AWS to host its VoIP applications and connect directly to proprietary hardware using AWS Direct Connect. As a result of using AWS, AudioCodes lowered its price point by 300% and broadened its customer base globally.

  • AWS Case Study: Autodesk

    Autodesk, a leading provider of 3D design and engineering software, wanted to create subscription-based versions of its products for the home market. Autodesk is leveraging AWS so the company can deploy software to a new market without planning and budgeting for infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: Automobili Lamborghini

    Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. manufactures luxury super sports cars in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy. When the company’s outdated website and infrastructure needed an update, Automobili Lamborghini chose AWS to bring a new website online in less than one month, supporting a new product launch that generated a 250% increase in website traffic.

  • AWS Case Study: Averail

    Averail, a San Jose start-up, provides a service that enables secure access to business content from mobile devices while allowing IT organizations to manage and control the content. Averail used the AWS Cloud as the core of its solution to build secure and highly scalable cloud service.

  • AWS Case Study: Avianca

    Avianca, a Brazilian domestic air carrier with a reputation for passenger comfort and competitive pricing, uses AWS to host content for its marketing department. AWS provides a secure environment at an estimated 60% of the cost of an on-premises solution.

  • AWS Case Study: B!Cash

    The Brazilian online payments management company B!cash migrated its online money transfer platform from a traditional data center to AWS after experiencing scalability issues on Black Friday 2012. Now the company uses AWS to process payments between buyers and sellers on a PCI-compliant platform, scaling to meet the needs of more than 40,000 merchants and 7 million active users.

  • AWS Case Study: Backupify

    Using AWS has enabled Backupify to tap into the data-storage market for Software as a Service applications like Google Apps, freeing them from costly hardware investment and ongoing IT maintenance costs. Backupify estimates that it has saved nearly $1M in capital and staffing costs by using AWS instead of purchasing and managing their own servers and storage.

  • AWS Case Study: BandPage

    San Francisco-based, BandPage developed an online application so that musicians can share concert schedules, photos, videos and more with their fans on Facebook, websites, and blogs. Using a wide range of solutions from AWS, BandPage connects more than 500,000 musicians with millions of fans.

  • AWS Case Study: Banjo

    Banjo provides an intersection between mobile, social, and location—allowing users across the world to tap into what’s happening in real time, no matter where it’s happening. Banjo migrated to AWS to leverage the flexibility and scalability of the AWS Cloud, enabling them to quadruple the company’s number of users in four months without sacrificing latency or availability.

  • AWS Case Study: Bankinter

    Bankinter, a leading provider of online banking services in Spain, uses AWS as an integral part of their credit-risk simulation application. The application uses complex algorithms to perform 5,000,000 simulations. Using AWS, Bankinter was able to reduce the average time-to-solution from 23 hours to 20 minutes.

  • AWS Case Study: Banro Corporation

    Banro is a Canadian gold mining company with exploration and development on four wholly-owned properties, each with mining licenses, along a major gold belt in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In order to update the company’s IT infrastructure and effectively serve its five locations in Canada and Africa, Banro adopted an AWS Cloud strategy that uses Amazon EC2, Amazon VPC, and Amazon S3.

  • AWS Case Study: Bart & Associates, Inc.

    Bart & Associates' 400 consultants provide expert enterprise software solutions to a broad range of U.S. government and commercial clients. As the company grew, it partnered with AWS consulting partner Monocle to replace its legacy applications with SAP enterprise software in the AWS cloud (hosted on SAP HANA) and is now running SAP CRM, SAP ERP, SAP Business Objects, and other SAP modules on AWS. Since the migration, Bart & Associates has rapidly accelerated project timelines while obtaining a cost-effective platform for its SAP environment.

  • AWS Case Study: Battle Camp

    PennyPop’s Battle Camp is a popular mobile game that has been downloaded more than 10 million times. By using Amazon DynamoDB as its primary data store, PennyPop can handle over 80,000 requests per second with just a small team of developers.

  • AWS Case Study: Baylor

    The Baylor College of Medicine is a leading contributor to the CHARGE Project, a group of more than 200 scientists who are working to identify genes that contribute to aging and heart disease. Baylor’s collaboration with the CHARGE researchers required a secure, scalable genomic analysis platform. By using AWS, CHARGE can analyze genome sequences 5 times faster than with traditional infrastructure and store 430 TB of data.

  • AWS Case Study: Bazaarvoice

    Bazaarvoice, based in Austin, Texas, makes software that mines customer reviews online and delivers business insights to its clients. By using AWS, Bazaarvoice can scale to meet daily traffic demands and automatically turn off resources when they are no longer needed.

  • AWS Case Study: Beachmint

    BeachMint is a subscriber-based e-commerce company that delivers fashion and lifestyle brands to those looking for affordable luxury. The company launched its application on AWS to provide a cost-effective, scalable infrastructure that would enable them to grow rapidly. BeachMint has seen rapid growth year-over-year and saves $200,000 annually by using AWS.

  • AWS Case Study: Beatpacking

    Beatpacking provides a free streaming music radio service called Beat. The South Korean startup uses AWS to store and deliver streaming content and to analyze user preferences based on 10s of thousands of data points. By using Amazon Web Services, Beatpacking has quickly scaled to support more than five million registered users, it’s expanding the service into other countries, and it can take advantage of flexible instance pricing to suit its evolving business.

  • AWS Case Study: Beatpacking Customizes its K-Pop Streaming Music Service Using Amazon DynamoDB

    Beatpacking provides a free streaming radio service called Beat. The South Korean startup uses a variety of AWS services, including DynamoDB, which it uses to store user preference data called “events” that help determine playlists. By using DynamoDB, Beatpacking has the flexibility to quickly adjust throughput provisioning needs in real time to support the collection of 20,000 events or more per second.

  • AWS Case Study: Belkin

    Belkin, a retail consumer electronics company based in California, uses AWS to launch products quickly and provide reliable, flexible service to its users.

  • AWS Case Study: Better Generation

    Better Generation channels the power of AWS to perform wind and solar energy assessments. By relying on AWS for e-mail, website hosting, and video distribution, the company saves money, time, and effort.

  • AWS Case Study: BidEnergy

    BidEnergy, based in Melbourne, Australia, runs monthly online energy auctions where energy retailers compete to supply electricity to businesses. By using AWS, BidEnergy can scale to support usage spikes 100 times greater than normal during an auction with an estimated near 100% availability, reducing costs by 90% compared to an on-premises environment.

  • AWS Case Study: BMW

    The BMW Group is using AWS for its new connected-car application that collects sensor data from BMW 7 Series cars to give drivers dynamically updated map information. BMW Group is one of the leading manufacturers of premium cars and mobility services in the world, with brands such as Rolls Royce, BMW, and Mini. BMW built its new car-as-a-sensor (CARASSO) service in only six months leveraging Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS), Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), and AWS Elastic Beanstalk. By running on AWS, CARASSO can adapt to rapidly changing load requirements that can scale up and down by two orders of magnitude within 24 hours. By 2018 CARASSO is expected to process data collected by a fleet of 100,000 vehicles traveling more than eight billion kilometers.

  • AWS Case Study: Bookrags

    Bookrags, an online provider of educational resources, wanted to reduce its total cost of ownership (TCO) savings, increase uptime, and make its services more scalable. Working with APN partner, 2nd Watch, Bookrags moved to AWs and reduced costs by over 50%.

  • AWS Case Study: Boxever

    Boxever’s customer intelligence platform for the travel industry enables retailers to analyze large volumes of customer data in real time. Needing to process and store an increasingly large data set securely, the company turned to AWS. Now Boxever uses AWS for real-time and batch processing, encrypting and storing data on AWS.

  • AWS Case Study: BQool

    BQool provides software that helps Amazon sellers manage reviews and feedback as well as compete with rivals. The company is running its seller software suite—Repricing Central, Feedback Central, and Review Central—in an AWS cloud architecture. This has enabled BQool to achieve 99.999 percent infrastructure availability while reducing the time required to launch new services by a month.

  • AWS Case Study: BrightRoll

    BrightRoll is an independent video ad technology platform for digital video advertising across the web, mobile devices, and connected TV. Using AWS, BrightRoll has created comprehensive digital advertising solutions that deliver petabytes of data to more than 80 of the top 100 US advertisers and 18 of the top 20 advertising technology companies.

  • AWS Case Study: Bristol-Myers Squibb

    When Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) needed a cost-effective solution to host research data for scientists, the global biopharmaceutical company decided to use AWS to build a secure, self-service portal. As a result, BMS can take advantage of on-demand capacity to keep costs low and run clinical trial simulations 98% faster than its previous environment.

  • AWS Case Study: Browan Communications

    Browan Communications, based in Taiwan, sells wireless broadband products and services to clients worldwide. The company uses AWS to host its communications app, FreePP, an application that enables voice-over-IP and instant messaging services for its users. By running on AWS, Browan has reduced time to market by eight weeks and can spin up new servers in minutes instead of waiting weeks for hardware.

  • AWS Case Study: BuildFax

    BuildFax collects and stores building and permit information from municipalities and counties across the country, which customers use to access construction history, contractor records, and inspection information for millions of properties. When the previous infrastructure could no longer handle demand, BuildFax moved to AWS and can process 750 million different address combinations in less than 3 hours to provide aggregate permit data.

  • AWS Case Study: BuildFax & Amazon Machine Learning

    BuildFax provides insurers, building inspectors, and economists with information about commercial and residential structures across the United States. The company uses Amazon Machine Learning to create predictive models used for tasks such as estimating the age of roofs in a particular region so insurers can establish policies based on probable replacement costs. By using Amazon Machine Learning, BuildFax needs just a few weeks to create models that took six months or more in the past to build, and can offer new analytics services to its customers.

  • AWS Case Study: Burt

    Swedish startup Burt helps large-scale publishers—including the Hearst Corporation in the United States and Bonnier in Europe—make the most of their digital presence through analysis of online advertising. It runs its data intelligence and analytics platform on Amazon Web Services. Using AWS, Burt avoided spending hundreds of thousands of dollars building its own data center and got to market quickly so it could deliver business insight to customers.

  • AWS Case Study: Canary

    Canary designs and manufactures a complete home security system in a single device that contains an HD video camera and environmental sensors. The company is running its website, platform, and video services on AWS. Using AWS, Canary has the scalability to serve customers in 185 countries and can support more than 150 million incoming videos daily.

  • AWS Case Study: Capital One

    Capital One is using AWS as a central part of its technology strategy. As a result, the bank plans to reduce its data center footprint from eight to three by 2018. Capital One is one of the nation’s largest banks and offers credit cards, checking and savings accounts, auto loans, rewards, and online banking services for consumers and businesses. It is using or experimenting with nearly every AWS service to develop, test, build, and run its most critical workloads, including its new flagship mobile-banking application. Rob Alexander, Capital One's chief information officer, says, "The financial service industry attracts some of the worst cyber criminals. We work closely with AWS to develop a security model, which we believe enables us to operate more securely in the public cloud than we can in our own data centers." Capital One selected AWS for its security model and for the ability to provision infrastructure on the fly, the elasticity to handle purchasing demands at peak times, its high availability, and its pace of innovation. 

  • AWS Case Study: Car&Boat Media

    Car&Boat Media is a leader in online automobile advertising and editorial content based in France. The company turned to AWS to host, store and deliver website content to its web properties Lacentrale.fr and Promoneuve.fr. By using AWS, the company stores 10 million photos, supports 14 million visitors and delivers 280,000 ads to its websites.

  • AWS Case Study: Casa & Video

    Casa & Video is one of Brazil's largest providers of electronics and home products, its infrastructure must be versatile enough to handle large traffic spikes during the holiday shopping season, while also supporting an immense inventory and supply chain. Today, Casa & Video's ecommerce platform incorporates Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS, Amazon S3, Amazon EC2 Elastic IP Addresses, and Amazon CloudWatch to optimize performance. 

  • AWS Case Study: Cenique

    Cenique’s shopper-insight and digital-signage solutions provide retailers across the globe with an easy way to analyze in-store customer behavior and optimize marketing strategies accordingly. The company migrated its analytics platform to AWS after experiencing frequent downtime with on-premises servers. By moving to AWS, Cenique has reduced its operating costs by 60 percent and scaled to support a tenfold increase in customers.

  • AWS Case Study: Center for American Progress

    The Center for American Progress is a progressive think tank based in Washington, D.C. The organization moved away from an on-premises IT infrastructure and now uses AWS to run 20 different website properties. By using AWS, the organization now has stable, highly scalable websites that can handle twice the traffic volume, and has eliminated costly website outages.

  • AWS Case Study: Channel 4

    To meet the needs of its on-demand and digital audiences, UK broadcaster Channel 4 chose AWS to help monetize volumes of platform data. By running on AWS and using Amazon EMR, the broadcast company can collect and analyze vast amounts of data in real time to deliver highly targeted ads to viewers during a 60-minute program.

  • AWS Case Study: Chaordic Systems

    Chaordic Systems is a Brazilian company that specializes in e-commerce personalization, helping users find products that are most valuable to them, and helping retailers increase profits. With AWS, the company has a fast, robust, and reliable solution to handle a high workload.

  • AWS Case Study: Chef

    Chef enables engineers to turn their infrastructure into code by automating how they build, deploy, and manage IT infrastructure. By using AWS to build its infrastructure automation platform, the company has reduced the time its engineers need to provision new IT resources from months to minutes. As a result, the company can focus on building new features for its platform instead of having to worry about managing infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: Choice Logistics

    Choice Logistics, Inc. provides time-critical delivery services to businesses and an available and efficient messaging environment is vital. By working with APN partner Smartronix to deploy Microsoft Exchange 2010 on the AWS Cloud, Choice Logistics can respond to business demands and resize mailbox servers containing terabytes of data in minutes.

  • AWS Case Study: Chute

    Chute uses AWS to help developers build online image-sharing applications and to help enterprises run brand engagement campaigns. Using AWS provides Chute with the scalability to ensure availability for more than 3,000 apps and the storage for more than 2 TB of metadata.

  • AWS Case Study: Citrix

    Citrix provides cloud networking products that power some of the world’s largest websites and portals. After joining the AWS Marketplace, Citrix doubled both customers and revenue month over month for its flagship NetScaler and CloudBridge products.

  • AWS Case Study: City of Asheville

    The City of Asheville, located in North Carolina, attracts both tourists and businesses alike with a population of 80,000. The city needed to replace its old disaster recovery (DR) solution that was located a few blocks away from their offices. Enlisting the help of APN partner CloudVelox, the city used AWS to replace its DR solution with one in a different geographic location designed for high availability. By using AWS, the city no longer worries about the risk of not having the necessary IT infrastructure available to support data recovery and critical IT systems during an event such as a hurricane.

  • AWS Case Study: City of McKinney

    The City of McKinney, Texas has about 155,000 residents and is located 15 miles north of Dallas. The city’s IT department is going all-in on AWS and uses the platform to run a wide range of services and applications, such as its land-management and records-management systems. By using AWS, the city’s IT department can focus on delivering new and better services for its citizens and city employees instead of spending resources on buying and maintaining IT infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: Citymaps

    The mission of startup Citymaps is to make mapping a social activity. Citymaps makes a social mapping platform available on iOS, Android, and the web, and provides users with an intuitive mapping interface that is hosted on AWS. Using AWS, Citymaps has been able to focus its team on development initiatives rather than operations, and has been able to scale up seamlessly during traffic spikes of 400-500 percent above normal.

  • AWS Case Study: Civis Analytics

    Civis Analytics creates technologies that empower companies and organizations to extract valuable insights from the data they generate, transforming them into smarter organizations. The company uses Amazon Redshift to run its analytics platform enabling its customers to run tens of thousands of jobs per month regardless of their complexity. Using AWS, Civis Analytics can scale up its IT infrastructure dynamically based on the number of customer using its platform.

  • AWS Case Study: Claritas Genomics

    After spinning out from its parent company, Claritas Genomics needed a low-cost IT environment for its clinical diagnostics laboratory. The company took advantage of AWS Security and Compliance to build a genetics platform that met HIPAA requirements. By using AWS, Claritas has lowered its IT costs by 30% per month, so it can invest its limited resources in the business instead of IT.

  • AWS Case Study: Classle

    Classle's social learning platform serves as a collaborative learning resource for students; especially for the resource and opportunity constrained learners. The company's infrastructure is built entirely on AWS. This infrastructure includes almost all services of AWS including the pairing of Amazon S3 as an origin server and Amazon CloudFront as an edge server. This combination has helped Classle to improve its Web content delivery speed by 180 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: ClicThat

    ClicThat is a UK-based e-commerce company that offers a collaborative online auction platform to businesses and consumers. When it was ready to launch, the company turned to AWS to run its platform to ensure that it would scale with user demand. By moving its infrastructure to AWS, the company reduced its cost by 70% over traditional hardware-based infrastructures.

  • AWS Case Study: Cloud Advantage

    Cloud Advantage is a cloud infrastructure technology consultancy based in Sydney, Australia. Using AWS, Cloud Advantage can reduce infrastructure costs by hundreds of thousands of dollars and help businesses of all sizes launch new projects cost effectively.

  • AWS Case Study: CMP.LY

    CMP.LY offers a social media monitoring, measurement, insight, and compliance solution called CommandPost, which runs entirely on the AWS cloud. CMP.LY uses AWS Lambda to process and record inbound traffic from a range of social media platforms within milliseconds of arrival. By using AWS Lambda, CMP.LY has reduced its server maintenance needs and improved CommandPost’s performance.

  • AWS Case Study: Cmune

    Cmune is pioneering the field of 3D social games. Hosting its platform backend on AWS gives Cmunel a fexible and scalable infrastructure critical to the game producer's success.

  • AWS Case Study: Code.org

    Code.org, a non-profit dedicated to expanding youth participation in computer science, turned to AWS to help launch its Hour of Code campaign. AWS provided the elasticity to keep the organization’s website running as 20 million students wrote nearly 700 million lines of code on the site during Computer Science Education Week.

  • AWS Case Study: Coinbase

    Coinbase is the world's most popular bitcoin wallet, facilitating bitcoin transactions in 190 countries. The organization runs its global bitcoin exchanges, wallets, and an analytical insight pipeline on AWS. Using AWS, Coinbase has grown to support 3 million global bitcoin users and processes and can analyze 1 TB of data each day for better insight into its business.

  • AWS Case Study: Comba Telecom

    It would take Comba Telecom’s global finance team more than 400 milliseconds to access the company’s SAP Business One financial reporting system located in a Hong Kong data center. By moving the SAP solution to the AWS Cloud, access time improved to less than 100 milliseconds and Comba Telecom calculates reducing total cost of ownership by 40%.

  • AWS Case Study: Comcast

    Comcast is one of the nation’s largest providers of video, high-speed Internet, and voice services. Using AWS, the company can scale quickly and easily to deliver interactive entertainment to customers on its new X1 platform.

  • AWS Case Study: Concrete Software

    Concrete Software has been designing and publishing games for mobile platforms, including iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Microsoft Windows, since 2003. By using Amazon Cognito, the company can easily manage end-user identities, synchronize game data across platforms and devices, and rapidly deploy new games across smartphones and tablets helping them deliver a consistent user-experience.

  • AWS Case Study: Condé Nast

    Condé Nast is a media company that aims to create and deliver content suited for multiple audiences on a variety of platforms. AWS provides Condé Nast with the speed and tools it needs to distribute content in today’s fast-paced environment while positioning it for the future. In just three months, Condé Nast has gone all-in with the AWS Cloud.

  • AWS Case Study: Conexlink

    Conexlink develops real-time web and mobile applications that run on the cloud. The company uses AWS in one of their products to analyze financial data using a proprietary algorithm so that it can better invest Conexlink’s profits. Using AWS enables the company to derive real-time financial insights in 5% of the time and at less than 25% the cost of renting servers.

  • AWS Case Study: ConnectWise

    ConnectWise provides platforms that help IT services companies sell, service, and support their technology products and services. ConnectWise uses AWS Lambda to process operational logs from Amazon S3 so it can create real-time system performance dashboards that enable IT teams to provide high-quality service to their customers. As a result, the company has reduced its server maintenance needs from weeks to hours.

  • AWS Case Study: Convertale

    Convertale helps its customers get an edge in the e-commerce space through product recommendations based on analysis of online shoppers’ behavior. Its real-time, plug-and-play recommendation engine runs on Amazon Web Services. Using AWS, the firm gained a scalable environment in which to test and run its solution, and it now processes more than half a billion user behaviors a month for its e-commerce clients.

  • AWS Case Study: CoreTech System

    CoreTech System (Moldex3D) provides computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation software for the plastic injection molding industry. The company wanted to expand and saw the cloud as an ideal environment for high-computing processing. Using AWS to host its SaaS solution, CoreTech System has been able to scale to accommodate job requests automatically, pass cost savings to traditional customers, and expand its customer base.

  • AWS Case Study: Corporate Governance Risk

    Corporate Governance Risk Pty Ltd (CGR), developer of a web-based risk management application, found that moving to the AWS Cloud gave the company a competitive edge to deliver services to its European clients in seconds with virtually zero downtime.

  • AWS Case Study: Coursera

    Coursera, an educational company based in Mountain View, CA, partners with prominent universities around the world to offer free online courses. By running its website on AWS, Coursera can handle half a petabyte of traffic each month and scale to deliver courses to over 3 million students in one year.

  • AWS Case Study: Coursera & EC2 Container Service

    Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities worldwide to offer more than a thousand online courses for free. The company uses Amazon EC2 Container Service to manage a microservices -based architecture for its applications. Coursera can now deploy software changes in minutes instead of hours in a resource-isolated environment.

  • AWS Case Study: Crittercism

    Crittercism is a mobile application performance management solution that helps developers monitor the performance of their mobile apps across iOS, Windows, Android, and HTML5 platforms. The company uses AWS to run its performance management solution and monitor more than one billion mobile apps. Using tools like Chef and Docker with AWS allows the company's three-person engineering team to automate processes and deploy multiple code updates per day instead of managing hardware.

  • AWS Case Study: Croop-LaFrance

    When Croop-LaFrance needed need a highly-scalable, cloud-computing platform for CloudDOCX, its  hosted Software as a Service (SaaS) document-management service, the IT services company chose AWS to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems and data.

  • AWS Case Study: CrossKnowledge

    CrossKnowledge, a global digital learning company, provides distance learning solutions that enable companies to train employees. The organization uses AWS to expand internationally and reach customers that they couldn’t reach before with their on-premises infrastructure. Thanks to the scalability, global reach, and low cost of AWS, the company has grown its user base by 10x from 500,000 users to 5 million.

  • AWS Case Study: CrowdChat

    CrowdChat takes conversations on the Internet and social media networks and then unifies them for users according to topic hashtags. The company turned to AWS to run its web application as well as its big data workloads. By using AWS, CrowdChat created an infrastructure that can store more than 250 million documents and easily handle demand so users can quickly find topics of interest.

  • AWS Case Study: CSS Corporation

    CSS Corporation provides technical support solutions to large and small organizations under the title Tech Support For Dummies™. CSS saves money and time by implementing their services in the cloud using AWS. 

  • AWS Case Study: Cydar

    Fast-growing clinical applications firm Cydar provides 3D overlay technology for X-ray–guided procedures. It turned to Amazon Web Services for massive graphics processing unit (GPU) compute power to rapidly update its overlays. With AWS, Cydar saved about £200,000 and hundreds of hours of development time.

  • AWS Case Study: D-Link

    D-Link Corporation, an international networking solutions provider, needed to launch its cloud-based service portal, mydlink, quickly and economically. By migrating to AWS, the company was able to build and deploy the portal in only six weeks, and estimates 30% faster service delivery to customers while reducing IT costs by roughly 50%.

  • AWS Case Study: Daily Voice

    Daily Voice provides online news coverage specific to communities throughout Connecticut and New York. The company runs its website infrastructure on AWS including its web servers, content delivery, and email services. By using AWS, Daily Voice has been able to scale its website to support a 40% increase in web traffic and send around 200,000 emails per day to its users.

  • AWS Case Study: Dash

    Dash Labs has created a smart driving app to make the road safer, cleaner, and more affordable by giving drivers the ability to monitor the performance and fuel efficiency of their vehicles. The company runs its application entirely on AWS, storing and analyzing billions of events. By using AWS for the real-time processing of events, Dash can provide its users with up-to-the-minute driving details and save on administrative costs.

  • AWS Case Study: DataXu

    DataXu is a cloud-based provider of programmatic software that helps advertisers save money and increase sales through greater effectiveness and efficiency in their marketing efforts. The company faced issues with scale and costs associated with on-premises IT environments and turned to AWS to run its big data platform. By using AWS, DataXu evaluates more than 30 trillion ad opportunities per month while saving up to 72 percent monthly on operational costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Decisyon

    Decisyon develops a wide array of platforms that help customers unify business and operational applications for better decision making. Decisyon uses AWS to run big data solutions and its customers’ Internet of Things ecosystems, ranging from smart windfarms to supply-chain vendor management systems. By using AWS, Decisyon has a scalable, fault-tolerate platform to serve customers in 11 countries.

  • AWS Case Study: Delaware North

    Delaware North is a major presence in the food service and hospitality industry, serving more than 500 million customers at 200 venues around the world each year. The company decided to move most of its corporate data center operations to AWS. The migration helped Delaware North reduce its server footprint by 91 percent, achieve a projected TCO reduction of at least $3.5 million over five years, improve security compliance and disaster recovery, and vastly streamline the delivery of new services and solutions internally and to its business customers.

  • AWS Case Study: Democratic National Committee

    The Democratic National Committee (DNC) assists local, state, and federal Democratic candidates. The organization moved from a traditional IT infrastructure to AWS to run its website and to gather, store, and deliver voter data to other political organizations. By using AWS, the DNC reduced its IT footprint, cut costs, and can scale its website easily to handle spikes in traffic.

  • AWS Case Study: Deputy

    Deputy delivers a powerful employee management system to help businesses manage employees. By migrating to AWS, Deputy saved $750,000 in capital expenditures while achieving near 99.99% availability.

  • AWS Case Study: DerbySoft

    DerbySoft is a global hub that connects those in the travel industry, from tour operators and travel agencies to global hotel chains. Using AWS helps the company reduce capital expenditure and offer real-time data with high availability and minimal latency to more than 8,000 hotels.

  • AWS Case Study: Devicescape

    Devicescape enables telecom operators to manage the movement of their smartphone users between cellular and Wi-Fi networks, ensuring the best connection at all times. Devicescape used AWS to rebuild its service and seamlessly connect people to its network of more than 20 million public Wi-Fi access points worldwide.

  • AWS Case Study: Dextra

    Dextra is a Brazilian IT company specializing in custom software development and application lifecycle management. The company's development environment consists of Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3. When an individual project has a unique requirement, the company incorporates additional solutions from AWS as necessary. Since it began using AWS, the company has reduced its project setup time from weeks to hours and feels it has improved its overall business agility.

  • AWS Case Study: Diffbot

    Diffbot provides APIs to understand and extract a variety of data from web pages. The company runs on AWS to scale in as little as 5 minutes for high-performance computing tasks and process hundreds of millions of web pages per month.

  • AWS Case Study: Discover Technology

    Discover Technology is a Brazilian consulting firm offering the mobile retail operations market pre-packaged solutions targeting business opportunities. To maintain flexibility and simplicity in architecting, designing, and implementing complete IT solutions, the company uses several AWS products: Amazon EC2, Amazon ELB, Amazon S3, and Amazon CloudFront.

  • AWS Case Study: Discovery Communications

    Discovery Communications’ digital media business uses AWS to easily meet fluctuating traffic on its websites, which attract tens of millions of visitors each month. With AWS, Discovery migrated more than 40 websites, saving a substantial amount in infrastructure costs.

  • AWS Case Study: DNAnexus

    DNAnexus delivers a platform as a service for genomic researchers at more than 100 enterprises across the globe. To support large-scale genomic studies, the company turned to AWS for its high-performance compute and storage to run the DNAnexus genome informatics and data management platform. On AWS, DNAnexus scales to tens of millions of core hours of analysis and stores petabytes of data in a HIPAA-compliant environment.

  • AWS Case Study: DoApp

    DoApp provides more than 460 web and mobile applications for news organizations in 150 markets across the United States, with support for the iOS, Android, Amazon Fire, and mobile web platforms. The company uses Amazon Web Services to publish, update, and serve content to apps, particularly news apps that can be customized for individual organizations. By using AWS, the company’s 12 employees—including just three backend developers—have been able to provide content with uninterrupted availability for nearly five years while continually innovating and winning new clients across the globe.

  • AWS Case Study: Docker

    Docker is an open platform for developers to build, ship, and run distributed applications. Through its platform, the company aims to liberate developers from the concerns associated with the production and distribution of applications. Listen to Ben Golub, CEO of Docker, as he shares a short update on running Docker on AWS and describes what’s coming next to the platform.

  • AWS Case Study: Dole

    Needing a solution to host its Microsoft SharePoint solutions, Dole Food Company, chose AWS because of reliability and low cost. The company can launch a new SharePoint site in minutes on the AWS Cloud and has saved at $350,000 in operating expenses.

  • AWS Case Study: Dolphin Browser by MoboTap Inc.

    The Dolphin Browser by MoboTap, Inc. has been downloaded over 13 million times onto Android, iPhone and iPad mobile devices. The majority of the browser’s services and backend operations are powered by more than eighty instances running Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon EBS, Amazon EMR, Amazon RDS, and Amazon CloudFront.

  • AWS Case Study: Domain Group

    Domain Group provides real estate information and services to Australians via online and print platforms. The firm runs the infrastructure supporting its database, websites, and mobile applications in the AWS cloud. This has enabled Domain to improve server response times by 50 percent, provision new Windows instances in 10 minutes, and achieve availability of 99.95 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: Douglas County

    In Nebraska, Douglas County’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) department provides municipal data to government agencies and the public. By  work with APN partner, Esri, to replace its on-premises data center wtih AWS, Douglas County can easily expand storage as needed for new data and has the flexibiity to experiment with new solutions.

  • AWS Case Study: Dow Jones

    Dow Jones & Company provides news and business information for the global investment market. Dow Jones moved the software that hosts The Wall Street Journal in Asia to AWS, saving more than $40,000 each year in hardware and maintenance and enabling its employees to focus on creating revenue-producing applications.

  • AWS Case Study: Dropcam

    Dropcam is a fast-growing start-up that offers a popular video monitoring service so users can monitor homes and offices. By using AWS to scale and maintain throughput, Dropcam reduced delivery time for video events from 10 seconds to less than 50 milliseconds.

  • AWS Case Study: Druva

    Druva provides endpoint data solutions for mobile enterprise customers. By moving to AWS, Druva can give customers near immediate access to new product features, and is able to focus on product updates instead of IT.

  • AWS Case Study: Duolingo

    Duolingo provides a free language-learning app used by 8 million active users. When its MySQL database couldn’t keep up with the start-up’s rate of growth. Duolingo turned to Amazon DynamoDB. By adding the scalable database service to its existing AWS environment, Duolingo increased data store capacity from 100 million to over 4 billion items.

  • AWS Case Study: Earth Networks

    Earth Networks uses Amazon CloudFront’s dynamic content features to provide high-performing content to users of their WeatherBug branded products that include mobile apps, the desktop app, and the website www.weatherbug.com. With Amazon CloudFront, Earth Networks saved over 50% in CDN costs and anticipates 20% reduction in Amazon EC2 origin instances, without any reduction in performance compared to their previous CDN provider and without the need to write any customized code.

  • AWS Case Study: EasyTaxi

    EasyTaxi’s mobile platform enables customers to find and hire taxis fast in more than 30 countries around the world. The company turned to AWS to host its mobile application and store taxi drivers’ documents. By using AWS, the company can support more than 300,000 requests per minute to its API and conduct text searches on billions of indexed documents.

  • AWS Case Study: Eataly

    Eataly is a provider of Italian food, beverages, restaurants, and other products and services. It uses AWS for a wide range of business functions, including running its website and e-commerce platform, providing data storage, communicating with a mobile app, and for business analytics. By using AWS, Eataly has been able to expand globally while scaling to support hundreds of thousands of users and millions of page views every month.

  • AWS Case Study: Echo360

    Echo360 provides an active learning platform that schools and students can use on-campus or as a distance-learning application. The company uses AWS to store, manage, deliver and archive the content on its platform. Running on AWS allows the company to scale globally and reliably as two million students across 650 schools in 30 countries use the platform. Taking advantage of dynamic scaling and other AWS efficiencies enables Echo360 to deliver the learning platform to schools at 30 percent less than an on-premises solution.

  • AWS Case Study: Edmodo

    Edmodo is a safe social network for education used by over 8 million teachers and students. Edmodo relies on AWS with Amazon RDS to support more than 500 connections per second during peak times and host over 200,000 website requests per minute.

  • AWS Case Study: Edmunds.com

    Edmunds.com needed a disaster recovery solution to protect the data used to generate online automotive buying guides and other website content. By moving to AWS, the company was able to deliver a cost-effective plan in half the time estimated, and can recover critical IT systems and data without the expense of a second physical site.

  • AWS Case Study: eFront

    eFront is a French-based company that creates financial software for customers in the private equity, real-estate investment, banking, and insurance sectors. eFront is migrating a data center to AWS in order to reduce costs and provide scalable operations worldwide. By using AWS, the company has reduced its time to market and expanded its services to customers in South America.

  • AWS Case Study: Egis Technology

    Egis Technology Inc. (EgisTec), a leading sensor provider of fingerprint biometrics and data encryption, uses AWS as a cost-effective platform to deploy their company website and product web application.

  • AWS Case Study: Electra

    Singapore-based Electra is an IT service provider specializing in implementing and running SAP systems for customers across Southeast Asia. Electra uses AWS to provide customers with a flexible, highly available SAP cloud environment that costs 22% less than on-premises infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: ElephantDrive

    ElephantDrive turns to Amazon S3 to store client data, expanding their total amount of storage by nearly 20 percent each week while avoiding increased capital expenses.

  • AWS Case Study: Eliza Corporation

    Eliza is one of the leaders and pioneers in health engagement management solutions and it is going all in on the AWS Cloud after its datacenters could no longer scale to handle traffic spikes. The company is using AWS to host its health engagement management platform, legacy workloads, and process millions of patient record interaction. By using AWS, the company can scale to process more than 1.5 billion interactions with patient records generated from more than 100 million patients.

  • AWS Case Study: Encoding

    Encoding.com provides Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) video encoding for customers around the world. Encoding.com runs 100% of its media processing on Amazon EC2, with video storage and instance backups on Amazon S3, AWS Import/Export service for customers with massive video-encoding jobs, and Amazon CloudFront for "cloud video" distribution.

  • AWS Case Study: Endemol

    Endemol provides multiplatform entertainment content that is distributed in more than 30 countries. The Netherlands-based company turned to AWS to help manage its massive digital media output and uses Amazon WorkSpaces for provisioning virtual desktops for temporary workers. With AWS, the company has cut IT costs about 70 percent compared to its old IT architecture.

  • AWS Case Study: Engine Yard

    Engine Yard specializes in cloud platform and operations expertise for Ruby, Node.JS & PHP. The company uses AWS to provide a Platform as a Service (PaaS) to customers like Toyota and Simon & Schuster, enabling them to focus on innovation without spending resources on infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: Enlighten Designs

    Enlighten Designs uses AWS to stream live sporting events (e.g., Winter Olympics Vancouver 2010) by deploying instances on Amazon EC2 to power the underlying infrastructure for streaming live footage of these events.

  • AWS Case Study: Ericsson

    Ericsson is the world's leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators. The company uses Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, and the Rightscale Cloud Management Platform for provisioning and auto-scale functionality, as well as hosting in multiple AWS locations with failover between installations, partly based on RightScale features.

  • AWS Case Study: EROAD

    EROAD is a New Zealand technology business that sells hardware and software to monitor commercial vehicles and collect road-user charges electronically. The company uses the global infrastructure that AWS offers to expand its vehicle monitoring and tolling platform to new markets worldwide with ease. AWS allows EROAD to set up services in new countries in minutes, support thousands of vehicle location updates per second and achieve 99.99% availability for its services.

  • AWS Case Study: Essent

    Essent, the largest energy company in the Netherlands, serves more than four million customers. The company uses AWS to manage high volumes of data coming from smart meters that monitor customers’ energy usage. Using AWS, Essent has a highly scalable platform capable of handling at least 200,000 messages every 10 seconds.

  • AWS Case Study: ESuperfund

    ESUPERFUND is one of the largest self-managed retirement funds service provider in Australia. To prepare and scale for a period of rapid expansion, the company migrated its website infrastructure and client database to the AWS Cloud. The ESUPERFUND site now performs three times faster than before and the company has reduced operating costs by 40%.

  • AWS Case Study: Etix

    Etix, an international web-based ticketing service company, provides over 50 million tickets per year in 40 countries. By working with Attunity, an AWS technology partner, Etix can perform complex queries across 13 years of transactional data for comprehensive analysis and new product development.

  • AWS Case Study: Euclid

    Euclid, based in Palo Alto, CA, collects and analyzes data to help brick-and-mortar retailers optimize their businesses. By running on AWS, Euclid can run complex queries on tens of terabytes of data in only two hours while reducing costs by nearly 90%.

  • AWS Case Study: EUROFORUM

    EUROFORUM, a subsidiary of Informa plc, engages recognized experts from business, academia and politics for knowledge transfer through conferences, seminars and annual meetings. Informa needed a global service provider to move its server infrastructure into the cloud. With AWS, EUROFORUM is able to quickly scale its IT infrastructure to support rapid changes to organizational needs.

  • AWS Case Study: European Space Agency

    The European Space Agency (ESA) uses satellites to collect valuable data about the current state of the planet through its Data User Elements (DUE) program. AWS helps DUE provide images and other products to over 50,000 users worldwide, which can equal 30 TB of information.

  • AWS Case Study: Ex Machina

    Ex Machina is a leading developer of second-screen apps, where users interact with TV broadcasts via a cell phone or tablet. To cope with huge traffic spikes when hundreds of thousands of users use the service at once, Ex Machina hosts the platform that powers all its applications on AWS. By using an elastic infrastructure as opposed to a fixed one, Ex Machina saves around 90 percent in costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Excelsoft Technologies

    Excelsoft Technologies is an e-learning company that develops software platforms and applications to offer online courses, tests, assessments and other tools for the education market. Excelsoft uses Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon SQS, and Amazon CloudFront to provide its customers with reliable products and services.

  • AWS Case Study: Exeter Family Friendly

    Exeter Family Friendly is a leading UK-based insurance company, initially founded over 100 years ago. Exeter Family uses AWS to run its policy servicing, data warehouse, customer relationship, SharePoint sites, and SAP Business One. Migrating its entire infrastructure to AWS helped Exeter reduce processing time by 6x and increase the delivery of customer quotes by almost 30%.

  • AWS Case Study: Expedia

    Expedia, a leading online travel company for leisure and business travelers, maintains websites worldwide to offer localized content to customers. Expedia takes advantage of the AWS global infrastructure to reduce network latency, improve time-to-market, and create a standardized platform that enables continuous innovation.

  • AWS Case Study: EyeEm

    Berlin start-up, EyeEm, provider of a popular photography platform for sharing smartphone pictures, turned to AWS for help managing unexpected growth and traffic spikes. By running on AWS, EyeEm can scale to handle traffic spikes 30 to 50 times higher than normal and manage a tenfold increase in usage.

  • AWS Case Study: Eyeota

    Eyeota collects and analyzes audience data that online publishers use to create advertising campaigns. The company relies on AWS to collect and store billions of data points daily from more than 30,000 publishers, then uses internal analytics tools to help the publishers create targeted ads. By using AWS, Eyeota has been able to expand into multiple international markets while keeping costs low and maximizing its customers’ advertising revenues.

  • AWS Case Study: Fairfax Media

    Fairfax Media is a leading multi-platform media company with metropolitan, rural, regional and community publications in Australia and New Zealand. Fairfax uses AWS services to reduce its multi-million dollar Capital Expenditures bill and bring new products to market in weeks.

  • AWS Case Study: Fashiolista

    Fashiolista, a fashion-based social network based in the Netherlands, outgrew its colocation facility after attracting more than a million members in two years. To sustain growth, the company established a flexible solution using AWS that has supported a 150% increase in web traffic, allowed Fashiolista to provide 99.99% availability, and reduced hardware investments by 60%.

  • AWS Case Study: Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago

    The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago was chartered in 1932 to improve capital availability in the real estate market by loaning money to other banks. The company migrated all of its internal production workloads to AWS including its analytics platform, disaster recovery solution, and other internal applications. By moving to AWS, the organization reduced its overall IT infrastructure costs by 30 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: Fiksu

    Fiksu is a mobile advertising optimization platform that helps companies precisely target key audiences. The company has been doubling in size each year, creating scalability issues. Fiksu turned to AWS to solve the problem, using a full range of AWS services to dramatically scale its production infrastructure to process tens of billions of requests while cutting development time and costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Financial Times

    The Financial Times, a global daily newspaper with a particular focus on business and economic events, is transforming itself into a digital organization that is at the cutting edge of news. The company uses Amazon Redshift to run queries on its 450,000 online subscribers 98% faster and 80% cheaper than with their previous data warehouse solution.

  • AWS Case Study: FINRA

    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) was established to build a holistic picture of trading activity in the U.S. AWS provides FINRA with the agility, speed, scalability, and tools to handle and analyze 30 billion market events every day.

  • AWS Case Study: Flipboard

    Flipboard is one of the world’s first social magazines; the company’s mission is to fundamentally improve how people discover, view, and share content across their social networks. Using AWS, Flipboard was able to go from concept to delivered product in just 6 months with only a handful of engineers.

  • AWS Case Study: Flitsmeister

    Flitsmeister is a mobile app that provides Dutch drivers with continuously updated information, from their peers and from GPS signals, on traffic conditions in the Netherlands. The company moved its service to AWS, which allowed it to double refresh rates during busy periods to provide better and timelier information to users.

  • AWS Case Study: FlyCast

    With the FlyCast appMobi developer ecosystem, companies can build mobile applications and deploy them easily across multiple smartphones and devices. FlyCast hosts its applications and all media on AWS and estimates saving over $200,000 in capital expenditures.

  • AWS Case Study: Flypay

    Flypay is a mobile application and payment technology company based in London. Flypay turned to AWS when it wanted to build a mobile app that would enable restaurant customers to pay their bills seamlessly. The company uses AWS to host its app, the apps of other restaurants, and power its mobile payment technology. Using AWS, Flypay can migrate, deploy, and scale mobile applications within 6 weeks with zero downtime.

  • AWS Case Study: Football Addicts

    Sweden-based Football Addicts aims to change the sport of football (American soccer) with its Forza Football app, which aggregates users’ opinions to give fans a voice. The company runs its analytics platform on AWS, including a dashboard for visually analyzing metrics based on more than 1.6 billion user events across 100 million sessions per month. With the new insights gained, the company is able to adapt its app to regional preferences and improve retention rates.

  • AWS Case Study: Fotomerchant

    Fotomerchant provides a platform that helps photographers create their own photography website, portfolio, and online store. Looking for affordable storage to support its growing user base, Fotomerchant turned to AWS and is able to scale and store customer data cost effectively.

  • AWS Case Study: Foursquare

    More than 40 million people worldwide use Foursquare to meet up with friends, exchange travel tips, and find money-saving deals. Foursquare uses AWS to perform analytics across millions of daily check-ins, saving licensing fees and redeploying its dev/ops staff on more strategic work.

  • AWS Case Study: Freshdesk

    Freshdesk, a California-based startup provides companies with cloud-based customer support platforms to deliver great customer service. The company uses AWS to host, deploy and operate its customer support platform to support more than 28,000 customers. By using Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances the company saved more than 75% on infrastructure costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Fronde

    Fronde is a systems integrator and software developer based in Australia and New Zealand. Fronde, a member of the AWS Partner Network (APN), has used AWS since 2008 to design and integrate cloud solutions for thousands of customers worldwide.

  • AWS Case Study: Frontier Games

    Frontier Games is a UK-based video game company. It turned to AWS to develop and host its games, including Zoo Tycoon, Elite: Dangerous, and Coaster Crazy. By using AWS, Frontier Games can scale compute resources easily to handle large spikes in user traffic with popular titles, and is saving up to 30 percent compared to using a traditional technology infrastructure, allowing it to focus financial resources on game development instead of on IT hardware.

  • AWS Case Study: Fujitsu RunMyProcess

    Fujitsu RunMyProcess is a cloud based platform that enables enterprises to easily develop and deploy workflow-based applications within their organizations. The company migrated its entire infrastructure to AWS in 2008 to improve the availability of its services around the world. By using AWS, RunMyProcess expanded its infrastructure by tenfold for the same cost as its previous on-premise solution.

  • AWS Case Study: FunPlus Game

    FunPlus Game is a mobile and social gaming company that provides interactive games for mobile devices and social networks worldwide. By moving to AWS, FunPlus has the flexibility to customize its environment and can scale from 1 million to 3 million users in 3 months with only 1 engineer.

  • AWS Case Study: Futbol Club Barcelona

    Futbol Club Barcelona (FCBarcelona) is a highly popular soccer team based in Barcelona, Spain. In order to maintain the FCBarcelona website—which boasts over 6,000 pages and over 12,000 digitized photos, and is available in six languages—FCBarcelona’s partner, Gnuine, uses a number of Amazon Web Services products to host Ubiquo Sports, a specialized SaaS CMS: Amazon Route 53, Amazon CloudFront, Amazon S3, Amazon EC2, Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon SNS, Amazon RDS, and AWS CloudFormation.

  • AWS Case Study: G+J Uitgevers

    G+J Uitgevers publishes successful media brands, like National Geographic and Vogue, for viewers in the Netherlands and Belgium. When the company needed a more flexible solution to handle unpredictable spikes in traffic to its websites, it migrated to AWS. Now, the company uses AWS to host all its websites, effectively managing traffic spikes, decreasing overall hosting costs by 20 percent, and decreasing time to market by 95 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: Galata Chemicals

    Galata Chemicals, an additives producer based in Connecticut, wanted to lower IT costs while maintaining a disaster recovery solution for their SAP ERP system. Galata worked with Protera Technologies to move Galata’s disaster recovery solution to AWS, saving time and reducing operational costs by approximately 70% when compared to an on-premises solution.

  • AWS Case Study: Gamegoo

    Gamegoo, a leading developer of online games in Asia, wanted to capitalize on the growing market for mobile games in China, but its on-premises servers couldn’t support players effectively. After migrating to AWS, Gamegoo is able to provide near 100% availability for mobile games and have the compute capacity to support 50,000 new players a day.

  • AWS Case Study: GE

    GE’s Business Integration Technologies Laboratory wanted to re-imagine the manufacturing process, but was limited by the speed at which traditional environments can design, test, and build systems. GE took advantage of AWS GovCloud (US) to develop a new manufacturing platform that connects a global network of people and machines in a secure, compliant, and distributed environment.

  • AWS Case Study: General Electric's Digital Transformation

    General Electric (GE) is migrating more than 9,000 workloads, including 300 disparate ERP systems, to AWS while reducing its datacenter footprint from 34 to four over the next three years. The company is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive, and predictive. Jim Fowler, General Electric's chief information officer, noting that GE has been around for 140 years, says, "AWS is our trusted partner that is going to run our company for the next 140 years.” As an example, the GE Oil & Gas division has started this journey by migrating more than half of its core applications to AWS while achieving a 52 percent reduction in its total cost of ownership.

  • AWS Case Study: General Electric's Digital Transformation

    General Electric (GE) is migrating more than 9,000 workloads, including 300 disparate ERP systems, to AWS while reducing its datacenter footprint from 34 to four over the next three years. The company is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive, and predictive. Jim Fowler, General Electric's chief information officer, noting that GE has been around for 140 years, says, "AWS is our trusted partner that is going to run our company for the next 140 years.” As an example, the GE Oil & Gas division has started this journey by migrating more than half of its core applications to AWS while achieving a 52 percent reduction in its total cost of ownership.

  • AWS Case Study: Generativa

    Generativa/Conam is an expert in ERP solutions for municipalities whose Transparency Portal llows municipalities to comply with the Transparency Law in Brazil. AWS enables the Portal to receive information from 70 municipalities and consolidate it on 30 servers for testing, homologation, and production.

  • AWS Case Study: Genomic Medicine Institute

    For the Genomic Medicine Institute (GMI) in Korea, lack of storage, inadequate performance and increasing costs was getting in the way of comprehensive genome analysis. By moving to AWS, GMI has more than doubled its ability to analyze human genome data simultaneously while reducing computing time by more than half.

  • AWS Case Study: Geo.me

    Geo.me is a software company that helps large enterprises turn location data into actionable business intelligence through smartphone apps, navigational systems, and mobile devices. The startup began using AWS in 2008 and built its app to scale automatically while keeping costs low. Using AWS enablesd the company to drive efficiencies, enhance its services, and serve millions of requests around the world every day.

  • AWS Case Study: GeoNet

    GeoNet, New Zealand’s geological hazard monitoring system, needed a cost-effective way to support the public and emergency services organizations for earthquake notifications. The company uses AWS to host mobile applications that notify users about events such as tremors, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis and sends millions of notifications when they occur. By turning to AWS, the GeoNet Project can deliver critical notifications to tens of thousands of concurrent users for NZ$2,500 per month instead of the NZ$750,000 it would have cost to build the same solution using conventional SMS technologies.

  • AWS Case Study: Gibraltar Area School District, Wisconsin

    Gibraltar Area Schools in Fish Creek, Wisconsin, was balancing the expense of aging servers with the realities of a limited state budget. The district decided to forgo local infrastructure in favor of a scalable AWS environment—saving themselves an estimated 25 percent in hardware costs over the next 5 years. The district is using the savings to buy laptops for students and build out a wireless network on campus.

  • AWS Case Study: Glympse

    Glympse provides an innovative mobile service that makes it easy for smart phone users to safely share one’s location with others in real-time. An AWS customer since 2008, Glympse now uses the AWS Storage Gateway for easy data backup and recovery in the cloud.

  • AWS Case Study: GO Energy

    GO energy provides energy products and services to large commercial and industrial customers as well as small to medium businesses. GO energy uses an AWS cloud-based retail billing solution from Gentrack called Velocity, and runs its core business applications in AWS, including Microsoft Exchange and file and directory servers. The Velocity billing solution has enabled GO energy to scale to support a forecasted tenfold increase in customers while reducing errors and improving cash flow.

  • AWS Case Study: GoAnimate

    GoAnimate is a web application that lets users easily create cartoon animations, for free, without having to draw. The company has seen its development time reduced through its use of AWS services, including Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon S3 and Amazon SQS.

  • AWS Case Study: GOL Airlines

    GOL Airlines developed an Intranet system that can offer diverse entertainment options to passengers in flight. By combining an innovative concept with the technical expertise of AWS, the airline gained agility and faster time-to-market without the expense of on-premises equipment.

  • AWS Case Study: GolfTEC

    GolfTEC uses technology, motion analysis and video to help provide golf instruction to roughly 25 percent of golfers in the U.S. By using AWS, GolfTEC built a platform that can serve customers around the world and deliver a web lesson in minutes instead of days.

  • AWS Case Study: Goodman Group

    Goodman Group is a leading international industrial property group based in Sydney, Australia. Working with APN partner Ujelo Solutions, the company migrated from Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 to Microsoft SharePoint 2013 running on the AWS Cloud. As a result, Goodman Group avoided $400,000 in capital expenditures, improved scalability, and extended its redundancy and disaster recovery capabilities.

  • AWS Case Study: GoSquared

    GoSquared provides customer analytics services for web and mobile companies. The company moved the development and production environments of its analytics platform from a traditional IT infrastructure to the AWS cloud. Using AWS, the startup can process billions of customer data points daily ingested directly from its customers’ CRM, support, and marketing systems located on four continents.

  • AWS Case Study: GranBio

    GranBio is a Brazilian industrial biotech company that produces biofuel and second-generation biochemicals like paints and resins. Granbio is using AWS to run nearly all of its development and production workloads including its SAP Business One application. By launching on AWS, GranBio estimates that it saves 20% on OPEX.

  • AWS Case Study: Great Lakes Health Connect

    Michigan-based Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC) is sub-state health information exchange (HIE), providing doctors and patients with real time access to their medical information. With the help of AWS Consulting Partner Cloudticity, the company uses AWS to run its HIE and build HIPAA compliant applications to support transfers of patient data within its clinical network. By using AWS, GLHC connects more than six million patient records with over 120 hospitals and sends more than two million messages to patients per day.

  • AWS Case Study: GREE

    GREE creates popular game titles for mobile platforms. The company turned to AWS to run its mobile games (including Modern War, Crime City, and War of Nations), and its data analytics pipeline. With AWS, GREE can provision new IT resources in less than 45 seconds, as compared to hours and days with its prior IT infrastructure, while processing more than 500 GB of player logs each day.

  • AWS Case Study: Grok

    Grok helps customers detect problems in critical IT systems by recognizing patterns in data streams in real time. The company uses AWS to both develop its platform and market it on the AWS Marketplace.

  • AWS Case Study: Grupo Santillana

    Grupo Santillana, one of the main educational publishers in Spain and Latin America, recently launched Sistema Uno Internacional to leverage the use their educational content in schools. The development team used AWS to go live within a short timeframe, ensure scaling as the project grows, and stay within a defined budget.

  • AWS Case Study: Guardian News & Media

    Guardian News & Media (GNM), publisher of the national United Kingdom newspapers, The Guardian and The Observer, uses AWS to scale its Apple iPhone application and the Guardian News & Media Content API on demand.

  • AWS Case Study: GumGum

    GumGum provides a new kind of advertising platform dedicated to creating brand engagement alongside premium editorial content. The company uses a broad range of AWS services for advertising analytics, with results that are used to match ads to consumer preferences. By using AWS, GumGum can efficiently process 6 TB daily with 24/7 reliability and can scale to meet spikes in data throughput.

  • AWS Case Study: Hailo

    Hailo provides a smartphone application that matches cab drivers to passengers. Hailo takes advantage of the AWS Cloud to provide its service to over 1/2 million passengers across Europe and North America in only 18 months without a costly investment in infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: Harvard Medical School

    The Laboratory for Personalized Medicine (LPM), of the Center for Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School took the power of high throughput sequencing and biomedical data collection technologies and the flexibility of AWS to develop innovative whole genome analysis testing models in record time.

  • AWS Case Study: HashCube

    HashCube is a social gaming company that creates puzzle games on social networks. After experiencing uptime issues, HashCube moved to AWS and improved reliablity by almost 100%.

  • AWS Case Study: HasOffers

    Seattle-based HasOffers uses AWS to operate a service for managing advertising performance. The company processes and analyzes massive data sets of advertising events each month using AWS.

  • AWS Case Study: Haven Power

    Haven Power serves the electricity needs of business customers in the East of England. The company began using AWS for disaster recovery, and has since migrated its billing services and data warehouse to AWS. By using AWS, the company has seen response times drop from 500 milliseconds to 80 milliseconds and saved significant upfront capital expenditure by deciding not to upgrade its on-premise data center.

  • AWS Case Study: Health Guru

    Health Guru is one of the leading providers of online health information videos. Faced with scalability and performance challenges, the company switched to AWS, resulting in a 92.5% improvement in web service performance.

  • AWS Case Study: Healthcare.gov

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is responsible for Healthcare.gov, the portal where consumers can find information and sign up for insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. CMS turned to Amazon Web Services to launch three new features for the website, including an identity management system, a feature for comparing insurance plans, and a tool to determine eligibility for specific plans based on a consumer’s income and other variables. By using AWS, CMS has been able to deliver a stable and highly scalable set of features capable of handling hundreds of thousands of simultaneous users during peak insurance signup periods.

  • AWS Case Study: Hearst Corporation

    Hearst Corporation is one of America’s largest diversified media companies with ownership of newspapers, magazines, television stations, and various other interests. The enterprise wanted to get out of the business of running IT infrastructure and is currently migrating 10 of its 29 global data centers to AWS. By using AWS instead of investing in traditional on-premises IT infrastructure, Hearst avoided a multimillion dollar investment and completed its IT infrastructure consolidation in one-fifth of the expected time.

  • AWS Case Study: Hess Corporation

    When Hess Corporation announced divestiture plans for its downstream businesses in March 2013, the IT department decided to migrate the associated infrastructure in a way that would completely uncouple dependence from its on-premises datacenter. Working with APN partner, Nimbo, Hess leveraged AWS to prepare its Energy Marketing business for acquisition in only 6 months — a process that would have taken twice as long with an on-premises environment.

  • AWS Case Study: HG Data

    HG Data provides a database of competitive intelligence for the technology industry and measures success by responding quickly to customer demand. By building its competitive intelligence database on AWS, the company can index billions of documents daily, use APIs to automate operations, and respond to customer data requests in hours instead of months. Furthermore, the company estimates reducing CAPEX by at least 50 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: Hi-Media

    Hi-Media is the Internet publisher of the Fotolog photo blogging website. Hi-Media rebuilt the site and moved it to AWS where it can easily scale to meet the demands of Fotolog’s 32 million global users who have collectively posted 1 billion photos and 10 billion comments.

  • AWS Case Study: Hitachi

    Hitachi is a multinational conglomerate that helps enterprises manage their hybrid cloud infrastructure running on AWS with services such as IT consulting, architecting and development services, technical support, and SaaS enablement. Since 2013, Hitachi has trained more than 200 of its Solution Architects to improve how they support its customers' cloud deployments. As a result, Hitachi's Solution Architects can now be involved in more aspects of the company, including interacting with customers, being involved with sales cycles, and supporting expansion of the business.

  • AWS Case Study: Holiday Extras

    The Holiday Extras website (holidayextras.com) sells airport parking, hotels, travel insurance, and other travel add-ons. In order to deal with seasonal peaks and troughs, and to meet its goal of developing hassle-free customer technology, the company moved their infrastructure to AWS and reduced latency by 20%.

  • AWS Case Study: Holiday Extras Moves Finance Application to AWS

    Holiday Extras is a leading online provider of travel add-ons. After successfully migrating its customer-facing websites to AWS, the company moved its internal finance application to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud. Moving to AWS increased the speed and reliability of the financial application, providing Holiday Extras with up-to-the-minute financial figures and enabling it to make faster business decisions.

  • AWS Case Study: HostedFTP

    HostedFTP.com, a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) replacement solution for businesses, hosts their file sharing system on Amazon S3 and EC2.

  • AWS Case Study: Hotelogix

    Hotelogix is a web-based hotel management system developed by HMS Infotech. Hotelogix allows hospitality venues to conduct all of their daily activities, such as reservations and front desk operations, from a unified system that does not require any additional hardware or software expenses. HMS Infotech created Hotelogix's infrastructure using Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS and Amazon S3.

  • AWS Case Study: How AdRoll Lowers Costs with AWS

    AdRoll, a global leader in online retargeting platforms, needed a reliable global infrastructure to deliver high performance without incurring substantial operating or capital expenses. The company turned to AWS to build, deploy, and manage its advertising retargeting platform. As a result, AdRoll has been able to reduce fixed costs by 75 percent and annual operational costs by 83 percent, and can now focus on developing products and services instead of managing infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: HTC

    The HTC Connected Services Division (CS) builds and manages services for HTC mobile phones. Using AWS, CS can move terabytes of data around the world each day and provide near-100% availability for its services to its customers, no matter where in the world they are.

  • AWS Case Study: Hubworks!

    HubWorks! provides a web-based childcare service used by approximately 800 public and private organizations in Australia. By using AWS, HubWorks! reduced website latency by more than 90% while lowering its monthly hosting fees by 50% compared to its prior hosting solution.

  • AWS Case Study: Hudl

    Hudl, an Iowa-based online platform for sports data and video analysis, uses the AWS Cloud to provide reliable, secure and scalable infrastructure as the company and its storage needs grow.

  • AWS Case Study: Human Recognition Systems

    Human Recognition Systems (HRS) is a pioneer in applying biometric technology to the challenges of identity, ensuring that its customers have safe and secure workplaces. It offers a three-product software suite, which it is gradually migrating to an AWS infrastructure, away from deployments at customer sites. Moving to AWS enables greater scalability, flexibility, and elasticity for HRS and its customers.

  • AWS Case Study: Hungama Digital Media Entertainment

    Migrating to AWS in 2008 helped Hungama Digital Media Entertainment reduce IT costs and accelerate innovation and time-to-market. As more development teams migrated to AWS, Hungama turned to AWS Trusted Advisor to optimize its environment on AWS and reduced monthly costs by 33%.

  • AWS Case Study: IATA

    IATA, the trade association for the world’s airlines, develops global standards upon which the air transport industry is built. The company also provides financial and business intelligence (BI) services to others in the industry. By migrating its BI platform from an on-premises data center to AWS, IATA can provision new working environments in minutes instead of days and provide new capabilities for processing and storing data.

  • AWS Case Study: icck.net

    ICCK is one of the leading providers in Colombia for high-end mass media portals such as elespectador.com. By designng a a high availability and scalable architecture on AWS with APN partner, Avanxo, ICCK was able to decrease their time to market and reduce costs by 30%.

  • AWS Case Study: Ice.com

    E-commerce jewelry retailer Ice.com uses AWS as its primary hosting platform for its ecommerce system. Using AWS has helped enable Ice.com to reduce their costs by $250,000 per year over using on-premises solutions.

  • AWS Case Study: ICON Health & Fitness

    iFit, the technology division of ICON Health & Fitness, enables millions of users to connect with each other, share information, and exercise using Google Street View of locations anywhere in the world. By using AWS, iFit can handle 30,000 requests per second without downtime, process tens of millions of images per month, and create production clone sandboxes on demand within minutes for faster development cycles.

  • AWS Case Study: Idomoo

    Idomoo was founded in 2007 and is one of the first-to-market communication solutions that combine the compelling power of video with personally relevant, individualized data. Looking for a solution to advance their business to the next stage, Idomoo now uses AWS to support their entire end-to-end solution and saves up to 8 times in video generation costs.

  • AWS Case Study: IE Business School

    IE University, located in Madrid, is a top international business graduate school that incorporates a significant online component. Using an AWS solution, the school improved access to more than 99.9 percent uptime for students and instructors located worldwide.

  • AWS Case Study: Illumina

    Illumina, a San Diego, California-based leading provider of DNA sequencing instruments, uses AWS for scalability and power in a secure environment that Illumina needs to help researchers collaborate while sequencing and analyzing large amounts of data.

  • AWS Case Study: IMDb

    The Internet Movie Database (www.imdb.com) is one of the world’s most popular and authoritative sources for movie, TV and celebrity content with more than 100 million unique visitors per month. IMDb uses AWS and Amazon CloudFront to host search data, making the search experience the fastest possible by distributing the content physically close to IMDb's worldwide user base.

  • AWS Case Study: Imperia & Monferrina

    When Italian pasta-machine manufacturers Imperia and Monferrina merged in 2010, they used AWS to host Oracle eBusiness Suite as a single ERP solution for the two organizations. By not investing in traditional infrastructure, the company reduced their capital expenditure by 50%.

  • AWS Case Study: Import.io

    London-based startup import.io provides an online tool that can be used for scraping data from any website, enabling users to turn website information into structured data and APIs. The company turned to AWS to run its web-data analytics service. By using AWS, the 25-person company can focus on developing the product instead of buying and maintaining IT infrastructure, enabling it to deliver continuous feature improvements while easily scaling to handle billions of transactions annually.

  • AWS Case Study: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

    The Indianapolis Motor Speedway relies on AWS to stream live motor sport races to over 3.1 million visitors to its online platform while scaling to manage huge traffic spikes and maintaining control of computing costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Infor

    Infor is one of the world's leading proviers of enterprise software solutions, offernig SaaS solutions for over 70,000 global customers. The company leverages the flexibility of Amazon Web Services to give customers a subscription-based delivery model that significantly reduces their upfront capital expenditures.

  • AWS Case Study: InfoSpace

    InfoSpace, a leading provider of search monetization solutions, wanted to expand its infrastructure to be closer to customers and its global network of more than 100 partners. Using AWS, InfoSpace migrated its full data center within 6 months and can now easily manage its Microsoft stack on AWS.

  • AWS Case Study: Infostrada

    Infostrada Sports Group (ISG) uses several solutions from Amazon Web Services to handle surges in traffic during major sporting events. AWS helps ISG deliver 320 million sports-statistics widgets to 30 million users while saving 60% over its previous solutions.

  • AWS Case Study: Infraware

    Infraware is a software development company that makes Polaris Office, a free mobile application that lets users read, edit, and share Microsoft Office documents on desktops and mobile devices. Infraware turned to AWS to deliver its software to mobile users worldwide and run its customer-analytics platform. By using AWS, Infraware delivers its productivity app to 10 million registered users worldwide, who benefit from low latency and fast file transfer speeds.

  • AWS Case Study: InhibOx

    Pharmaceutical company, InhibOx, requires virtually unlimited compute capacity for drug discovery research. AWS provides the capacity that InhibOx needs while reducing computing costs by hundreds of thousands of dollars.

  • AWS Case Study: InSing

    SingTel Digital Media needed a faster time-to-market and wanted a more cost-effective way of increasing capacity to support traffic to its web properties. SingTel turned to AWS to host, deliver and store all website content for InSing.com and HungryGoWhere.com. As a result, the organization reduced development time from more than three months to one month, eliminated the cost of buying new servers for extra compute capacity, and gained access to infrastructure on demand.

  • AWS Case Study: Instacart

    San Francisco-based startup, Instacart was founded in 2012 to provide its customers with same-day deliveries from local grocery stores. The company turned to AWS to run its production databases, content delivery, and analytics platform. By using AWS, the company can scale its databases to support more than one million new grocery items—terabytes of new information—every month.

  • AWS Case Study: Instructure

    Instructure offers an online learning management system called Canvas that is used by more than 1,200 colleges, universities, and school districts around the world. Instructure runs testing and production workloads for Canvas on AWS. The scalability of AWS enables the company to handle large spikes in traffic caused by more than 200,000 concurrent users while protecting the confidentiality of its customers’ data.

  • AWS Case Study: Interflora

    Interflora Spain is a business unit of Fleurop-Interflor, the Swiss-based company that operates a floral delivery network doing business in 150 countries. Interflora Spain uses AWS to run its customer-facing e-commerce platform and backend systems, including its Microsoft Dynamics ERP system and big data, business intelligence, and data backup projects. By using AWS, the company can handle seasonal spikes in orders, can quickly and easily update its e-commerce platform, and has made internal business processes more efficient.

  • AWS Case Study: International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)

    The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) is part of a large international team currently developing the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) — a Universe-mapping radio telescope of unprecedented size and sensitivity. By using AWS to manage crowd-sourced CPU cycles, ICRAR has the compute capacity to analyze between 400 and 500 galaxies simultaneously.

  • AWS Case Study: International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

    The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is a U.N. agency that develops and monitors international standards and practices for civil aviation regulations. ICAO uses to AWS to conduct predictive analysis of future aviation needs, to develop and test new solutions based on those findings, and to deliver airport data to users. By using AWS, the ICAO gained greater stability, reliability, and higher performance than its previous IT infrastructure, allowing organization staff to focus on developing its services.

  • AWS Case Study: Intuit

    SOASTA’s CloudTest solution on AWS enabled Intuit to do massive spike testing scenarios as Intuit prepared its TurboTax program to support more than  18 million online tax preparers during the peak of tax season.

  • AWS Case Study: Intuit's Cloud Migration

    Intuit provides financial and tax preparation software for small businesses, accountants, and individuals worldwide. The company began using AWS to host TurboTax AnswerXchange, an application that was only active during tax season, reducing its cost by a factor of six. Today, Intuit runs 33 applications on AWS and plans to move the rest of them the cloud in the coming years. Using AWS enables Intuit to reach new markets, speed development, and better serve its customers.

  • AWS Case Study: InvestLab

    InvestLab provides financial services and products for the global investment market. Using AWS, InvestLab was able to deploy servers in a single day, resulting in faster delivery of market data to customers, and decreased the cost of product development by 40%.

  • AWS Case Study: ionatec

    ionatec is a web and software developer that creates innovative IT solutions for Brazilian startup companies, and uses AWS to migrate customers from local to cloud-based environments.

  • AWS Case Study: iTrueMart

    iTrueMart is a leading online retailer in Thailand. The company turned to AWS to run its e-commerce website and to support traffic generated by more than 1.6 million users. By using AWS, the company is more agile in adding new features and functions to the site and can provision new IT resources in minutes instead of hours.

  • AWS Case Study: itsNOON

    The Brazilian social networking platform itsNOON supports the development of creative web-based projects. The organization partnered with Santander Bank to create a financial-success-stories website that runs on AWS. By using AWS, itsNOON gained low cost of entry, ease of use, and flexible storage capacity for the project.

  • AWS Case Study: ITV

    ITV is a commercial television network in the UK that operates regional TV services and provides programming that is shared across its network of channels. The company’s digital services division moved from a legacy IT infrastructure to AWS to run its test and production environments. By using AWS, ITV has the agility to experiment with new services using a cloud infrastructure it designed and deployed in about four weeks.

  • AWS Case Study: iTwin Pte. Ltd.

    iTwin Technology markets a device that enables remote file access. Using AWS as its standard global backend-platform simplified operations, reduced technical challenges, and enabled faster time to market for the Singapore-based company. 

  • AWS Case Study: Ividata

    Fast-growing startup Ividata launched an innovative big-data product, Ivizone, which allows retailers to measure customer metrics and maximize marketing efforts. In 2014, it migrated its retail analytics tool to Amazon Web Services. Ividata now has a scalable, agile platform, and its monthly data-storage bill is 1000 times smaller than with its previous solution.

  • AWS Case Study: Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

    Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana is the largest community college in the United States. The college uses Amazon Redshift and Amazon Simple Storage Service to run analytics tools to glean insights from more than 1.7 million student records, and then archives data in Amazon Glacier. With the AWS solution, Ivy Tech can meet its petabyte-scale data needs while avoiding unnecessary IT expenses.

  • AWS Case Study: Jaspersoft

    Jaspersoft provides a flexible and widely deployed Business Intelligence (BI) suite, enabling better decision making through highly interactive, web-based reports, dashboards, and analysis. By joining the AWS Marketplace, Jaspersoft can integrate with AWS services and analyze data in minutes at less than one-tenth the cost of a BI server.

  • AWS Case Study: jobandtalent

    Europe-based jobandtalent is a job-matching platform that uses proprietary algorithms to connect job candidates with openings. The company uses AWS to run all of its operations, including its web application, a business-intelligence platform, and a real-time recommendation engine that helps customers quickly find job openings that fit their profile. By using AWS, jobandtalent can scale to handle an influx of more than 500,000 users per month, and can manage up to 60,000 requests per minute during peak traffic periods.

  • AWS Case Study: Jobvite

    Jobvite is a recruiting platform for the social web that integrates applicant tracking, employee referrals, recruitment marketing, and video interviews under one cloud-based platform. After experiencing unexpected service interruptions, the company decided to migrate its entire platform—including its databases, application servers, reporting framework, and email notification services—to AWS. By taking advantage of AWS, Jobvite has decreased its operational costs by 35 percent and increased the availability of its application to better than 99.98 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: John Deere

    John Deere uses AWS to stream, analyze, store, and share data collected by 200,000 telematically-enabled machines to provide growers with timely and accurate data for optimal growing conditions. John Deere’s mission is to connect people, technology, and insights to enable the future of agriculture in a sustainable fashion. Using the AWS cloud, John Deere can help farmers take action on real-time developments on their farms, plant more efficiently, and improve the yield of their crops. 

  • AWS Case Study: Johnson & Johnson

    Johnson & Johnson is the sixth-largest consumer health and pharmaceuticals company in the world operating in 60 countries. Today, Johnson & Johnson runs 120 applications in the AWS Cloud with great efficiencies and plans to triple that in the next year. In addition, the company also plans to launch more than 25,000 Amazon Workspaces cloud-based desktops for its consultants and employees to use starting in January 2015.

  • AWS Case Study: July Systems

    In order to support their large media, sports, business, and entertainment clients, and deliver real-time content, July Systems migrated to AWS. Now, all their systems run on Amazon EC2.

  • AWS Case Study: JustGiving

    JustGiving is one of the world’s largest online sites for supporting charitable causes. The organization turned to AWS to run its test and production environments and to host a new big-data analytics platform. With AWS, JustGiving has better access to more data points and uses only the computing power it needs, helping the cost-conscious organization save money.

  • AWS Case Study: JWT

    J. Walter Thompson (JWT) is a global marketing communications company with more than 200 offices in over 90 countries. Working with APN partner, CTERA Networks, the company migrated its on-premises tape backup solution to AWS. JWT's Africa-Middle East Region reports 63% in cost reduction on its backup solution running on AWS.

  • AWS Case Study: Kaplan

    Kaplan is a global provider of educational services for individuals, schools, and businesses. After Hurricane Sandy in 2012, Kaplan migrated the datacenter hosting applications and databases for the Kaplan Test Prep division to the AWS Cloud. As a result, Kaplan has reduced its datacenter footprint and improved user experience by leveraging multiple AWS regions to deliver content faster to its customers around the world.

  • AWS Case Study: Kempinski Hotels

    Kempinski Hotels, an international luxury hotel group based in Geneva, Switzerland, wanted to lower costs and improve its infrastructure. Moving to AWS allows Kempinski to focus on improving core processes instead of IT while saving an estimated 40% in IT costs over a five-year period.

  • AWS Case Study: Kenshoo

    Kenshoo is a global software company that makes products that empower businesses to build brands and generate demand across marketing channels. The company uses AWS to develop and launch new products including a SaaS platform for social marketing across Facebook and Twitter. Moving to AWS has allowed Kenshoo to reduce time to market by 70%.

  • AWS Case Study: Kim Tech Ceong

    Kim Teck Cheong (KTC) is a family-run business that provides fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) distribution, trading, and logistics management in Eastern Malaysia. With the help of AWS partner G–Asiapacific, KTC was able to migrate its SAP Business One and Microsoft Dynamics CRM applications from a local data center to Amazon Web Services (AWS) in only three months. Running on the AWS Cloud has allowed KTC to expand its business services to three new subsidiaries while maintaining a three-person IT staff.

  • AWS Case Study: King County

    King County is the most populous county in Washington State with about 1.9 million residents. The county needed a more efficient and cost-effective solution to replace a tape-based backup system used to store information generated by 17 different county agencies. It turned to AWS for long-term archiving and storage using Amazon Glacier and NetApp’s AltaVault solution, which helps the county meet federal security standards, including HIPAA and the Criminal Justice Information Services regulations. The county is saving about $1 million in the first year by not having to replace outdated servers, and projects an annual savings of about $200,000 by reducing operational costs related to data storage.

  • AWS Case Study: Kingnet Technology

    Based in Shanghai, China, Kingnet Technology develops games for worldwide social networks. With an estimated 30 million installations and 6 million daily active users, Kingnet Technology uses AWS to provide its infrastructure capable of handling tremendous volume.

  • AWS Case Study: Kit Check

    Kit Check provides an automation solution that combines cloud software with Internet of things (IoT) technology to help hospitals track medications more effectively, improve compliance and safety in the operating room, and dramatically reduce the time required to restock commonly used drugs. Kit Check uses AWS to connect proprietary on-site RFID equipment with a web-based service that tracks the usage and expiration dates of medicines. By using AWS, the startup company launched and quickly expanded a profitable niche service across the U.S. healthcare industry while avoiding the expense and overhead of traditional IT systems.

  • AWS Case Study: Knewton

    Knewton, an education technology company, makes it possible to personalize learning applications in order to improve student achievement in grades K-12 and higher education. The company uses AWS to manage and deliver content to millions of students as well as power its analytics platform to adapt content to each user. By using AWS, Knewton can collaborate with partners worldwide and scale to manage traffic spikes during traditional school cycles.

  • AWS Case Study: Kobojo

    French startup Kobojo develops games for Facebook and mobile devices, including Goobox, PyramidValley, and AtlantisFantasy. Kobojo uses AWS to improve product scalability and availability, and now runs 90 Amazon EC2 instances.

  • AWS Case Study: Koding

    Koding’s mission is to empower developers and to help drive developer and team productivity, communication, and collaboration. Koding runs its cloud development platform on AWS. By doing so, Koding has been able to decrease its feature release time for customers from quarterly to weekly, and has been able to refocus its team on product development rather than infrastructure maintenance.

  • AWS Case Study: KPIT Cummins Infosystems Limited

    KPIT Cummins is global product engineering and IT consulting company that partners with global manufacturing companies to co-create innovative business solutions. By moving its Oracle-based operations to the cloud with AWS, KPIT Cummins realized significant savings in infrastructure costs and licensing fees.

  • AWS Case Study: Krunchtime

    Krunchtime, an AWS consulting partner, uses the AWS Cloud to create cloud-based solutions for businesses in Australia. Using AWS, Krunchtime helps customers reduce capital expenditures and accelerate the development and deployment of products and services.

  • AWS Case Study: Krux

    Krux provides a data management platform used by hundreds of the world’s largest publishers, marketers, and agencies to deliver content to end users and to increase revenues. Krux uses AWS to help its customers capture, analyze, and activate data from a variety of channels and devices, including websites, smartphones, connected TV, and Internet of Things (IoT). By using AWS, Krux can scale on demand and cost effectively manage data from billions of devices daily.

  • AWS Case Study: Kurt Geiger

    Kurt Geiger is a retailer for high-end shoes and accessories. After migrating its websites to AWS, the company was able to scale to handle a 400% increase in page views, driving twice as many transactions during peak periods.

  • AWS Case Study: LabSlice

    LabSlice uses Amazon EC2 to help businesses create demos, product evaluations, and training environments. As a service management platform for Amazon EC2, LabSlice enables its customers to increase computing efficiency while significantly decreasing infrastructure costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Lafarge

    Lafarge is the world leader in building materials that neeed high peformance for its active corporate website and 22 country websites. Using AWS gives Lafarge the elasticity to instantaneously add or remove instances in order to manage website load during peak periods.

  • AWS Case Study: LatentView Analytics

    LatentView Analytics provides analytics solutions to financial services, consumer goods, and retail companies, and needed a way to deploy its services globally. The company moved to AWS and saved 60% compared to a traditional data center, enabling rapid scalability worldwide.

  • AWS Case Study: Lenddo

    Lenddo enables businesses to simply and securely evaluate the risk of extending credit to low- or no-credit individuals using alternative data and predictive algorithms. Prompted by continued growth, the company rearchitected its long-term data storage and credit modeling solution on AWS using Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon S3. As a result, Lenddo can scale to support routine calculations involving millions of social data points in minutes while reducing monthly IT spend by 40 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: Life Technologies

    Life Technologies provides a Platform as a Service (PaaS) on the AWS Cloud to make it easier to analyze biological data and share it digitally—helping scientists accelerate research with the potential to help make personalized medicine a reality in the future. The company saved $375,000 in capital expenses by not building a private datacenter, and can now deliver software three times faster using the AWS Cloud.

  • AWS Case Study: LIFEPLAT

    LIFEPLAT is a social-network website that connects people through common interests. The company uses AWS to deliver high-speed images to website users while providing reliable and unlimited file storage. 

  • AWS Case Study: LightInTheBox

    LightInTheBox (LITB) is a supply chain service with B2C retail service, serving more than 1 million customers a day from more than 200 countries. LITB, facing rapid business growth and IT resource constraints, uses AWS to run its business operations and store product and transactional data.

  • AWS Case Study: Lingit

    After creating software that helps individuals with dyslexia, Lingit turned to Atbrox, a Norwegian-based company focusing on data mining/data analysis and cloud-based solutions, to assist with up to terabyte-sized structured sets of texts.

  • AWS Case Study: Lingotek

    Lingotek provides the world’s first Collaborative Translation Platform that helps businesses and government agencies conduct faster, consistent, lower-cost translations into more than 100 languages. After a five month trial, the company migrated its home-grown IaaS to AWS where it utilizes Amazon EC2 with Amazon EBS, Elastic IP addresses, Amazon S3, Amazon VPC, and AWS IAM. The company also augments AWS’s functionality with an assortment of compatible third-party applications.

  • AWS Case Study: Linxo

    Linxo provides automated services for tablets and mobile devices that enable users to visualize and understand their spending. The start-up chose AWS as a more flexible alternative to on-premises hardware—one that would provide scalability for growth while meeting compliance requirements.

  • AWS Case Study: LIONSGATE

    LIONSGATE is a diversified global entertainment corporation that produces feature films and television shows, which they distribute worldwide. The company used Amazon S3, Amazon EBS, and Amazon EC2 to reduce costs, increase flexibility, improve security, reduce time to deploy infrastructure, and simplify backup and data recovery procedures.

  • AWS Case Study: LIONSGATE and Datapipe

    LIONSGATE maintains a library of 15,000 motion picture titles while continually releasing new movies and prime-time television programs for a global audience. Since 2010, the company’s diversified and geographically dispersed business units have collaborated using Microsoft SharePoint running in Amazon VPC.

  • AWS Case Study: LiteracyPlanet

    LiteracyPlanet provides products and services that use gaming techniques to improve children’s literacy. The business runs its LiteracyPlanet learning platform, a website, and a word building application called Word Mania in AWS. Using AWS has helped LiteracyPlanet achieve 99.999 percent availability, scale to support a tenfold increase in concurrent user sessions, and deploy applications in minutes or hours rather than days or weeks.

  • AWS Case Study: Localytics

    Localytics provides marketing and analytics software that helps major brands understand the effectiveness of their mobile and web apps. Localytics uses AWS Lambda to create microservices that ingest Amazon Simple Storage Service files and Kinesis data streams comprising about 100 billion data points each month. By using AWS Lambda, its engineering staff can access data streams without involving the platform team so new services get to customers faster.

  • AWS Case Study: Logentries

    Logentries is a software-as-a-service provider of real-time log management and analytics services to a range of clients worldwide, from Fortune 100 companies to individual developers. Logentries worked with AWS from day one, using AWS services to get its log management solution to market fast. The easy setup and quick scalability of AWS have enabled Logentries to scale from zero users in 2011 to more than 35,000 users across 100 countries today.

  • AWS Case Study: Loggly

    California-based Loggly provides logging as a service to help customers identify and resolve issues in real time. The company designed its service on AWS in order to provide customers with a pay-as-you-go model.

  • AWS Case Study: Lonely Planet

    Lonely Planet, publisher of guides, mobile applications and websites for world travelers, developed a shared publishing platform to streamline the process of content. By migrating to AWS, Lonely Planet has been able to reduce the cost of running the platform by 30% and implement automated build processes that allow developers to create an end-to-end environment in minutes.

  • AWS Case Study: Loop11

    Based in Melbourne Australia, Loop11 is a remote usability testing tool that enables web developers to test the user experience of any website and identify navigational and usability issues quickly and cost effectively. To help ensure optimal scalability, the company uses AWS  for several components of its architecture, including Amazon S3, Amazon CloudFront, ELB, and Amazon RDS.

  • AWS Case Study: Macmillan India

    Macmillan India needed to move its SAP system from an on-premises data center to improve distribution of textbooks to students. By moving to AWS, Macmillan India has boosted SAP system availability to almost 100% and expects a 30 percent reduction in OPEX year over year.

  • AWS Case Study: Madhouse

    Madhouse is one of China's leading mobile marketing services providers. By using AWS, the company launched a complete mobile advertising service platform in just a few days while saving 30% in IT infrastructure costs and successfully expanded its mobile advertising business to India.

  • AWS Case Study: Magisto

    Israeli video creation and sharing service Magisto built its service on AWS so that it could launch quickly, scale to meet the needs of millions of users, and process massive amounts of videos. The company uses AWS to host its video editing tool and store and process more than 800 TB of data. Using AWS allowed Magisto to scale up and serve its 40 million customers.

  • AWS Case Study: Mahindra Satyam

    When Mahindra Satyam needed a way to share and manage documents for one of its clients, a top three global pharmaceutical company, it turned to AWS for a solution. Using various AWS products and services, including Amazon EC2, Mahindra Satyam delivers a secure, reliable, and effective result.

  • AWS Case Study: Mailbox

    As Mailbox planned the launch of its e-mail management application, the company realized that it would need a scalable back-end system to meet anticipated demand. Using AWS helped the San Francisco start-up test, identify, and fix bottlenecks in its architecture and scale to handle 100 million e-mail messages a day in only two months.

  • AWS Case Study: Makewaves

    Makewaves provides a social badging platform used by more than 5,000 schools and 70,000 students in England. The small company faced scalability and reliability challenges using an on-premises server infrastructure. It turned to AWS to run its platform, achieving 99.99 percent reliability and gaining the ability to scale on demand as the business grows, with a pay-as-you-go model that costs 50 percent less than the old system.

  • AWS Case Study: Manipal Global

    Headquartered in India, Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) is a leading international provider of high-quality higher-education services. The company runs 70 percent of its workloads, including campaign management and digital marketing, student management, learning management, assessment, and websites, in AWS. This has enabled the company to manage seasonal peaks, and improve availability and performance of its websites while reducing operational costs by 20-25 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: MAPFRE

    MAPFRE is the largest insurance seller in Spain and Latin America. The company saved €1.3 million in infrastructure costs and reduced development time from weeks to days by switching to Amazon Web Services from an on-premises solution.

  • AWS Case Study: Marcellus

    Marcellus provides a Software as a Service (SaaS) video platform to deliver high-quality video access on its clients’ websites. Marcellus credits many solutions from AWS,  including Amazon S3, Amazon CloudFront, and Amazon SQS, with helping it to maintain its growth while continuing to serve its clients with an affordable and convenient content delivery option.

  • AWS Case Study: Marine Desk

    Marine Desk wanted to launch a web-based bidding platform to enable ship owners and operators to buy bunker fuel more efficiently. Using the AWS Cloud and working with consulting partner BlazeClan Technologies, Marine Desk launched the platform in four months and achieved 99.99% availability.

  • AWS Case Study: MarketSimplified

    The MarketSimplified mobile platform for the financial industry uses a variety of infrastructure web services, including Amazon EC2, ELB, and Amazon S3 to enable end users to access, trade, and manage investments securely and reliably.

  • AWS Case Study: Matchmove

    Matchmove is a platform-as-a-service company that provides Matchmove Wallet, an online mobile payment service. The startup worked with AWS Advanced Technology Partner Trend Micro to create, deploy, and manage Matchmove Wallet on AWS. By using AWS, Matchmove was able to launch its product while minimizing infrastructure time and money expenditures, and can meet stringent PCI requirements for its product.

  • AWS Case Study: McCormick

    International flavor company McCormick has created a new service, FlavorPrint, which generates individual flavor profiles for consumers based on culinary tastes. McCormick uses AWS to host the FlavorPrint website and store user profiles, photographs, and how-to videos. By using AWS, McCormick was able to create an entirely new way to present its products to customers, and along the way, double capacity and reduced infrastructure costs by over 50% and has the scalability to serve the rapidly growing number of users.

  • AWS Case Study: ME Bank

    AWS provided the agile infrastructure platform that allowed Australia’s ME Bank to reduce development and testing environment costs by 75%. As a result, the bank was able to refresh its key technology systems on schedule and on budget.

  • AWS Case Study: MediaMolecule

    MediaMolecule is a game developer based in the U.K. that is now part of Sony Worldwide Studio. The company has released two games, LittleBigPlanet and LittleBigPlanet 2. In order to serve about 1 TB of traffic per day, the company uses several AWS features, including Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS, Amazon S3, Amazon CloudFront, Amazon SQS, and Amazon Elastic IP Addresses.

  • AWS Case Study: MediaTek

    MediaTek designs and develops silicon wafers for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions. The Taiwan-based company uses AWS to deploy its services internationally, giving its IoT developers access to the company network, so they can access dashboards, manage devices, and upgrade firmware remotely. By using AWS, MediaTek has reduced its time to development by 50 percent and expanded globally.

  • AWS Case Study: Medidata

    Medidata Solutions, based in New York, is a leading provider of clinical trial software. AWS helps Medidata deliver access to patient care records, early and potentially life-saving visibility to clinical data, and reduced trial cycles.

  • AWS Case Study: MedStar Health

    MedStar Health, the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, wanted to offer patients an easy way to search for doctors, medical services, and locations, and to make appointments. To deliver a patient-first experience, the healthcare system decided to combine its disparate websites into a single, searchable portal using AWS. By creating a centralized patient engagement portal on AWS, MedStar has dramatically increased website availability and page download speeds, while lowering monthly operating costs for the portal by more than 40 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: Mentor Graphics

    Mentor Graphics, a leading electronic design automation (EDA) software company, uses AWS to help customers test-drive its software in the cloud from anywhere in the world. The company’s Virtual Lab system provides a rich customer experience and reduces Mentor’s software evaluation costs by up to 95 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: Merrifield Garden Center

    AWS Consulting Providers, Protera Technologies and Savantis Group, helped Merrifield Garden Center use SAP on the AWS Cloud to reduce costs, improve the stability and security of their applications and data, and eliminate the burden of managing IT infrastructure hardware so they can focus on new customer-facing initiatives to grow their business.

  • AWS Case Study: Meteor Development Group

    Meteor Development Group offers an open-source JavaScript web application platform called Meteor, which helps developers easily build modern apps. The company built its new Galaxy cloud service to run Meteor apps for its customers using the Amazon EC2 Container Service. Now, Meteor has a simple way to orchestrate and manage its Galaxy container clusters, and it can deliver the high availability and scalability its customers require.

  • AWS Case Study: Millésima

    Millésima, a French fine wine merchant, decided to diversify its offering by opening an on-line store in 1999. To support their customers’ online purchasing habits, Millésima migrated its ecommerce activities into the AWS Cloud. With the pay-as-you-go pricing model, and flexible, scalable infrastructure, Millésima has been able to reduce complexity, and scale at traffic spikes during peak online buying periods.

  • AWS Case Study: Miniclip

    With 70 million active users, Miniclip is among the world’s largest online gaming sites. Needing to improve time to market, Miniclip migrated its entire web and mobile gaming service from multiple on-premises data centers to AWS. The company reduced its time to market by 97% and reassigned 66% of its operations staff to work on more strategic projects using AWS.

  • AWS Case Study: MLB Advanced Media

    Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM) is the digital products and services division of Major League Baseball. MLBAM turned to AWS for a big data solution that ingests and analyzes 17 petabytes of data on individual plays over a season. Using AWS, MLBAM is delivering new information that helps broadcasters, teams, and fans better understand the dynamics and athleticism of the game.

  • AWS Case Study: MLB Advanced Media's Over-The-Top Video Streaming Service

    Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM)  selected AWS to power its new over-the-top (OTT) video streaming service, Bam-Tec. MLBAM is the digital products and services division of Major League Baseball. The technology behind Bam-Tec has been used to successfully stream highly anticipated events such as WWE matches, HBO's Game of Thrones, the PGA tour and, in the near future, National Hockey League (NHL) games. MLBAM also has worked with AWS to enhance the game of baseball through its Player Tracking System— marketed as Statcast—which lets fans consume more data behind the plays and players.

  • AWS Case Study: MMGN

    Premier games content site My Media Gaming Network (MMGN) was struggling with the infrastructure and bandwidth costs generated by high traffic volumes. Using AWS, the company reduced its operating costs by 50% and its bandwidth costs by 90%, and scaled to support its corporate clients and the gaming community.

  • AWS Case Study: mobli

    mobli is a social photo-and video-sharing app used by millions of consumers worldwide. With AWS, the company was able to reduce infrastructure costs by 45 percent and decrease IT maintenance time.

  • AWS Case Study: MobStac

    MobStac, a fast-growing start-up based in Bangalore, India, needed a highly available solution to host its mobile publishing platform. Working with Minjar Cloud Solutions, a member of the AWS Partner Network, MobStac launched a digital scalable solution in just 45 days with reduced latency and the ability to store multiple terabytes of media.

  • AWS Case Study: Moovit

    The Moovit app helps public transportation users worldwide plan trips based on their location and destination. Moovit uses AWS to host its fast-growing mobile app, delivering its service to users in across 400 cities in 35 countries. By using AWS, Moovit has realized a 75 percent cost savings, handled 85 million daily requests, and provided its service to nearly 10 million new users in 2 years.

  • AWS Case Study: Mount Sinai

    The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is looking for clues to the genetic causes of breast and ovarian cancers. The team uses AWS to search and analyze more than 100 TB of genomics data to investigate the causes of those aggressive forms of cancer.

  • AWS Case Study: Movinary

    Customers use the video development service movinary to create, share, and store text-enhanced videos from photos. Using AWS enabled movinary to start small and scale fast, going from a local environment to production in one month.

  • AWS Case Study: MPS Technologies

    As its digital publishing business grew, MPS Technologies began to look for a secure and cost-effective way to grow its infrastructure. By using AWS, MPS is able to implement a high level of security, consistent with its on-premise environment, and the company projects a reduction of $450,000 in capital expenditures over a three-year period.

  • AWS Case Study: MyDress

    MyDress enables fashion labels in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan to sell clothes and accessories to customers in Hong Kong. MyDress runs a Magento e-commerce platform and associated systems on AWS rather than having to invest in a physical datacenter. Using AWS, the company can support an average growth rate of 70 percent per year and marketing campaigns that can increase traffic by up to 100 percent, while reducing operating expenditure by 20 percent per year over two years.

  • AWS Case Study: Myriad Group

    Myriad Group is a French-Swiss software company that develops white-labeled cellphone software as well as Versy, a social networking application it markets directly to Latin American consumers. The company consolidated 16 different legacy IT systems into one on AWS. By using AWS, it was able to launch a new version of Versy with just 12 people—instead of the 120 it would have required in the past—while growing its customer user base nearly five-fold in one year.

  • AWS Case Study: MyThings

    Ad tech company myThings empowers advertisers by providing them with visibility into the performance patterns of their audiences. The company uses AWS to provide a highly available, scalable big-data processing system to handle the 5 billion ad impressions it personalizes each month. By using AWS, the company has been able to expand to two new markets and experience 99.999% availability.

  • AWS Case Study: Nanowrimo

    The California-based arts nonprofit NaNoWriMo uses AWS to ensure always-on availability and low latency for its popular website. By using AWS, the company can scale to 100x its normal traffic as hundreds of thousands of users hit the site on the first day of November, National Novel Writing Month.

  • AWS Case Study: NASA/JPL's Desert Research and Training Studies

    NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) uses Amazon EC2 to process high resolution satellite images that provide guidance and situational awareness to its robots. To streamline processing, JPL relies on Amazon Cluster Compute Cloud Instances and Amazon SQS to deploy massive computations with less effort.

  • AWS Case Study: NASA/JPL's Mars Curiosity Mission

    JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the Mars Exploration Program for the NASA Science Mission Directorate, Washington, DC. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) was able to leverage the AWS Cloud to rapidly provision capacity and successfully deliver engaging experiences of missions to Mars to fans around the world.

  • AWS Case Study: NASA/JPL's MER and CARVE Missions

    Amazon SWF is a key computing technology that drives several applications that process and reliably archive huge volumes of space and earth science data at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). With Amazon SWF, mission critical applications that previously took months to develop, test and deploy, now take days.

  • AWS Case Study: NASDAQ FinQloud

    The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., the inventor of the electronic exchange, uses Amazon Web Services as the basis for FinQloud, a cloud computing solution specific to the financial services industry. FinQloud enables clients to store, manage and process large amounts of data cost-effectively while also helping them meet regulatory requirements.

  • AWS Case Study: NASDAQ OMX

    NASDAQ OMX is the largest exchange company in the world and currently owns and operates 24 markets, three clearing houses and five central securities spanning six continents. Their technology powers 70 exchanges in 50 countries. The company’s Global Data Products division uses Amazon S3 to store data used by its Market Replay and Data-On-Demand products, applications that allows customers to quickly access historical stock price information through a front end application and raw files.

  • AWS Case Study: National Democratic Institute (NDI)

    NDI works to support democratic institutions worldwide. The organization moved to AWS to bolster its website’s security and improve at an affordable cost. By moving to AWS, the company secured its data, improved availability, and reduced costs by 90%.

  • AWS Case Study: National Rail Enquiries

    NRE is a centralized online source of rail information in the UK, accessed by travelers all over the country. By using AWS, NRE reduced costs by 20% and eliminated unnecessary infrastructure while providing consistent service to users, even with loads up to 60% higher than normal.

  • AWS Case Study: National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s OpenEI.org

    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the primary laboratory for renewable energy research in the United States. NREL is running an application environment, which hosts several renewable energy data repositories, on AWS. As a result, the organization can launch new websites in days instead of weeks and share energy data with thousands of researchers across the globe while reducing data curation costs by nearly 30 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: National Taiwan University

    Fast Crypto Lab is a research group within National Taiwan University, whose activities focus on the design and analysis of efficient algorithms to solve important mathematical problems, as well as the development and implementation of these algorithms on massively parallel computers. To meet their computational needs, the group uses Amazon EC2 with Cluster GPU Instances, Amazon EMR, and Amazon CloudWatch.

  • AWS Case Study: National Trust

    The largest membership organization in the UK, the National Trust protects and preserves historic houses, landscapes, and gardens. It runs its single supporter view (SSV) data warehouse on AWS technologies, enabling a 360-degree view of all its supporters’ relationships and interactions. By using AWS for the SSV, the National Trust has kept total cost of ownership to a third of the cost of a traditional data warehouse, while gaining significant insight into visiting habits to maximize marketing efforts and drive the organization forward.

  • AWS Case Study: Naughty Dog

    Naughty Dog is the developer of the Uncharted game franchise, in addition to other notable titles for the Sony PlayStation family of consoles. The company hosts online game components, including multiplayer functionality, with Amazon S3, Amazon EC2, and Amazon CloudFront. This service stack offers a 90% savings over Naughty Dog’s on-premise option, in addition to greater flexibility and responsiveness.

  • AWS Case Study: NDTV

    NDTV is one of India’s largest broadcast companies, with three national news channels that reach a combined audience of more than 1 billion people across India, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. The company’s digital products division chose AWS to support its websites, mobile sites, and apps. NDTV now uses a broad range of AWS services to manage peak loads of more than 600,000 simultaneous users with 30 percent lower capital expenses compared to operating an on-premises data center.

  • AWS Case Study: nearmap

    Australian company nearmap provides geospatial mapping technology to thousands of businesses and government organizations. Using AWS, nearmap has dramatically lowered its operating costs despite accruing several hundred terabytes of survey data.

  • AWS Case Study: Neowiz

    Neowiz, a South Korean game company, needed a flexible, highly available infrastructure to continue to grow globally. Neowiz uses AWS to add new resources in about five minutes, enabling the company to focus on developing games instead of managing IT.

  • AWS Case Study: Netco Sports

    Netco Sports produces Canal+ Football, a second-screen app that enables viewers to replay any move from any camera angle, on any device, within 3 minutes after it happens. By using AWS, Netco Sports can scale 100 servers in under 10 minutes to support streaming for 500,000 viewers.

  • AWS Case Study: Netflix

    Netflix is a leading Internet television network with over 57 million members in nearly 50 countries. The company uses AWS to deliver billions of hours of content per month to users worldwide and run its analytics platform. By using AWS, Netflix can operate a 10 PB data ‘warehouse’ to measure and understand its users’ streaming experience.

  • AWS Case Study: Netflix & AWS Lambda

    Netflix is one of the world’s leading providers of on-demand Internet streaming media content. The company is planning to use AWS Lambda to replace inefficient procedural systems in its applications with event-based triggers. By using AWS Lambda, the company will offer its developers a new layer of abstraction between their applications and managing the hardware to run them.

  • AWS Case Study: New York City Department of Transportation

    The New York City Department of Transportation aims to improve the safety of all New Yorkers. The organization has leveraged the cloud to build web applications that support the city’s Vision Zero and ACCESSIBILITY initiatives, including Vision Zero View and iRide NYC. By using the cloud, the organization can scale its applications to support usage spikes and improve information accessibility for everyone including those with disabilities.

  • AWS Case Study: New York University Langone Medical Center

    The High Performance Computing Facility of the New York University (NYU) Center for Health Informatics and Bioinformatics was established in 2009 to deliver forefront-computing capabilities to researchers at the NYU Langone Medical Center. The facility uses Globus Online, a free file transfer service hosted and powered by Amazon EC2, as well as Amazon S3 to allow medical informatics and bioinformatics researchers to share data and enable research computing needs that exceed local capacity limits.

  • AWS Case Study: NEWLOG Consulting

    NEWLOG Consulting, an Italian-based consulting firm, wanted a cost-effective alternative to its on-site environment and manual backup operations. By using the AWS Storage Gateway, NEWLOG was able to implement backup and disaster recovery solutions to protect and store critical data while saving approximately 30 percent in infrastructure costs over a three-year period.

  • AWS Case Study: News Distribution Network (NDN)

    NDN provides a global media exchange for publishers and content creators, enabling 146 million users a month to watch videos online—and enabling publishers and creators to share in the profits. When NDN was building its disruptive content model, it chose AWS for its content delivery platform to leverage its scalability and predictable costs. Now, by using AWS, NDN ingests and stores more than 100,000 videos each month and serves 600 million videos to users all over the world.

  • AWS Case Study: News International

    News International uses AWS to power its digital services and platforms across the web, mobile devices and tablets. With AWS, the company has built a high-speed transactional platform that has improved both customer experience and the ability to drive incremental sales of its products.

  • AWS Case Study: News UK

    News UK is one of Britain’s largest news organizations, publishing 2.4 million newspapers every day. The company migrated some of its enterprise applications including SAP Business Objects, SAP GRC, and Oracle Enterprise Manager from traditional data centers to AWS. By using AWS, the publisher has shortened its time to market for new development projects from 6 months to 1 day and reduced its data center footprint from six to two facilities.

  • AWS Case Study: Newsweek

    Newsweek specializes in print and online news coverage for a wide range of topics, including politics, business, and world events. Since 2009, the publication has reduced operating costs seventy-five percent by employing AWS as the foundation of its online presence. Newsweek's infrastructure was built using Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon RDS, and Amazon CloudFront. Newsweek also uses Amazon Route 53, which saves the publication ninety-three percent in Domain Name System costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Nexon

    Nexon is a leading South Korean video game developer. The company uses AWS to build and distribute its games to an international audience as well as run its analytics platform. Nexon, which faces unpredictable volumes of users based on the popularity of game titles, uses AWS and works with APN Advanced Consulting Partner Megazone to avoid the high costs and IT resource planning challenges associated with on-premises systems.

  • AWS Case Study: Next Media

    Next Media is a media, entertainment, and gaming services business with annual revenues of HK$3 billion. The company is running its Hong Kong news and entertainment websites and mobile applications in AWS. Moving to AWS has enabled Next Media to launch new applications in half the time at existing operating cost levels while eliminating the need to purchase up to 50 new servers

  • AWS Case Study: Nextdoor

    Nextdoor is a rapidly growing private social network that connects people with their neighbors. The company runs the Nextdoor website and a data analytics solution on AWS, powering more than 69,000 neighborhoods across the United States. Using AWS, Nextdoor has been able to deliver fast website performance for members, launch 50,000 servers in four years, and roll back new code releases in less than a minute.

  • AWS Case Study: NextGxDx

    NextGxDx provides an online marketplace where clinicians can research and order genetic tests for their patients. The start-up needed a way to provide swift, always-on service while delivering the most up-to-date information about available tests. By using AWS, NextGxDx helps physicians quickly compare tests to find the best option for their patients.

  • AWS Case Study: Nextpoint

    Nextpoint provides trial preparation and evidence management for Fortune 100 corporations and Am Law 100 law firms via its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications utilizing the scalability of Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3.

  • AWS Case Study: Nike

    Nike is a global retailer that sells a range of athletic footwear, apparel, and accessories for adults and kids. The Consumer Digital Technology (CDT) division of Nike uses AWS to run over 70 services and applications including websites and business intelligence (BI) analytics applications. The CDT division decided to leverage the AWS Cloud to expand its technical footprint and accelerate product development within the organization.

  • AWS Case Study: Nisa Retail

    Nisa Retail is a member-owned, supply-chain service for independent food retailers based in the UK. Wanting to provide members with a mobile app, Nisa worked with APN partner, Intechnica, to develop the app on the AWS Cloud, reducing time to market by nearly 4 months and connecting the app to mission-critical systems without disruption.

  • AWS Case Study: Nokia

    When the volume of log data that Nokia collected on its mobile Internet service overwhelmed its database, the telecommunications company migrated to AWS and Amazon Redshift. As a result, Nokia realized a 50% cost savings and takes advantage of queries that run two times faster than its previous solution to mine big data using business intelligence tools.

  • AWS Case Study: Nokia Siemens Networks

    Nokia Siemens Networks’ latest Customer Experience Management on Demand (CEMoD) solution is cloud-based, powered by AWS. CEMoD makes it easier than ever for Nokia Siemens Networks’ customers to manage the end user experience in their mobile networks. Nokia Siemens Networks uses Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3 for the end-to-end solution.

  • AWS Case Study: Nordstrom

    Nordstrom, a Seattle-based fashion retailer, strives to provide excellent customer service to its shoppers. The company is using AWS to run its websites, mobile application, security management tools, ecommerce platform, and internal development tools. Using AWS and leveraging services such as AWS Lambda, the company also built a new recommendations engine that processes requests in seconds instead of minutes, and has experienced two order of magnitude of cost savings.

  • AWS Case Study: Novartis

    Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research’s (NIBR) purpose is to cure, care, and provide medicines that treat and prevent diseases, ease suffering and improve quality of life. NIBR maintains a global research network of 6,000 scientists that have 130 projects in development that combine clinical insights with mechanical understanding – focusing on the molecular pathways shared by various diseases. With an average time and cost to take a drug to market of 10 years and about $1 billion, NIBR wants to reduce these numbers using high performance computing.

  • AWS Case Study: NQ Mobile

    NQ Mobile is a leading global provider of mobile Internet services focusing on security, privacy, and productivity. The company uses AWS to accelerate its international expansion, saving 20% on infrastructure costs and improving time to market from 15 days to 45 minutes.

  • AWS Case Study: NTT Docomo

    NTT DOCOMO, a leading mobile phone operator in Japan, experienced large traffic spikes in its mobile network service. Working with AWS Support, Enterprise-level, the mobile operator used the AWS Cloud to create a fast and agile development process and build a scalable voice recognition architecture able to serve over 60 million customers.

  • AWS Case Study: Nubank

    Nubank, a Brazilian financial services startup, is trying to modernize the credit card for Brazilian customers. The company is using AWS to host and manage its mobile application and credit card processing platform. By using AWS, NuBank can add features seamlessly and provide customers with a platform on which to track purchases.

  • AWS Case Study: Oasis.com

    Adopting AWS enabled international online dating site Oasis.com to streamline the management of 57 million images, reduce backup costs by half and create a scalable and reliable real-time chat service.

  • AWS Case Study: Obama for America Campaign 2012

    Obama For America (OFA), the organization driving Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign for re-election as President of the United States, designed, built, and deployed an election-winning technology system by AWS. The campaign technology team built close to 200 applications that kept thousands of volunteers connected and collaborating across the United States.

  • AWS Case Study: Ohpen

    Financial software-as-a-service provider Ohpen created a platform that banks can use to administer retail mutual funds and savings accounts for their customers. The company’s founders chose to deploy their banking-products platform using the AWS cloud. With AWS, Ohpen can rapidly deliver new features and estimates it can help its institutional customers cut their costs by up to 80 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: Olaworks, Inc.

    Olaworks, Inc. creates facial and object recognition technology, including visual search and camera-based applications for mobile devices. The company’s production infrastructure consists of Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS, Amazon S3, and Amazon SimpleDB. Additionally, Amazon EMR functions as the company’s testing environment. Since Olaworks’ launch, AWS has helped the company dramatically reduce predicted operating costs and increase the speed at which new features are introduced to the market.

  • AWS Case Study: Olery

    Olery, an Amsterdam-based start-up, provides reputation management software for the leisure and hospitality industry. By moving to the AWS Cloud, Olery has access to a flexible infrastructure with the ability to scale automatically from 20 to more than 1,500 Amazon EC2 instances, which helps Olery analyze millions of reviews and data from over 500,000 hotels in less than 24 hours.

  • AWS Case Study: Omise

    Omise provides payment gateway services to merchants, including application programming interfaces and developer resources. The company runs its payment gateway services in an Amazon Web Services infrastructure that is compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. This has enabled Omise to scale to support demand peaks of more than 1,000 transactions per minute, deliver its services for one-third the cost of doing so from a physical data center, and achieve 99.99 percent availability.

  • AWS Case Study: Omnifone

    Omnifone is one of the leading business-to-business (B2B) music platforms that offers streaming and licensing solutions for online music providers around the globe. The company turned to AWS in 2009 when its on-premises infrastructure could no longer handle traffic and later decided to go all in with the AWS Cloud. Today Omnifone stores and delivers more than 38 million songs to listeners with ultra-low latency and uninterrupted streaming worldwide.

  • AWS Case Study: Onoko Limited

    Onoko develops social and mobile applications for the Facebook and iPhone platforms. The company's apps, which primarily focus on relational gaming, support approximately 15 million global users. Onoko chose to build its infrastructureon AWS to avoid other hosters' steep operating costs and limited flexibility. Today Onoko relies on Amazon EC2, Amazon SimpleDB, Amazon S3, and Amazon CloudFront.

  • AWS Case Study: Ooyala

    Ooyala, an international video technology platform and solutions company, provides online solutions for ESPN, Bloomberg, and other customers. By using AWS, Ooyala has the capacity to store 1.5 petabytes of data for customers and scale its infrastructure to almost 5 times normal size to handle traffic spikes.

  • AWS Case Study: Open Universities Australia

    Open Universities Australia (OUA) wanted to launch Open2Study, a new site for online learning, in six months at low cost. Working with APN partner, Catalyst IT, OUA used the AWS Cloud to complete the project in 22 weeks and established an infrastructure capable of supporting several hundred thousand global concurrent users.

  • AWS Case Study: Optensity

    Optensity, a start-up company located in Virginia, wanted to create a cloud-based platform that would easily allow data scientists, developers and analysts to create new applications into an executable workflow for large volumes of data. By using AWS, Optensity was able to launch the AppSymphony cloud platform in its planned timeframe for only $2,400 instead of an estimated $75,000 in on-premises infrastructure costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Orion Health

    Orion Health is one of the leading global providers of health information exchange (HIE) and healthcare integration solutions. The company engaged APN consulting partner Logicworks to help build Cal INDEX, a California statewide HIPAA-compliant HIE using AWS. By using AWS, Orion Health can scale its platform to handle millions of patient records.

  • AWS Case Study: Oscar Insurance

    Oscar Insurance built a technology and data-driven health insurance company from the ground up in just three months on AWS while meeting HIPAA compliance requirements. The company uses AWS to run its insurance platform, customer databases, and analytics solution. By using AWS, Oscar Insurance was able to process more than 25 million historical insurance claims in hours and launch its platform on time.

  • AWS Case Study: Outback Steakhouse

    Outback Steakhouse used AWS to design and launch a national digital marketing campaign to give away 1 million steak dinners in 48 hours. The campaign leveraged a multi-screen, multichannel marketing strategy where traditional advertising, social media and mobile messaging merged to drive traffic to the Outback site.

  • AWS Case Study: Outsmart

    Outsmart 2005, a New Zealand entertainment and online media company, turned to AWS to run its SmallWorlds game environment. As a result, performance improved by 20% and Outsmart grew the number of active players it could support from 400,000 to 1,000,000.

  • AWS Case Study: Outsystems

    OutSystems is a diversified software company that provides a platform that lets its customers build, integrate, deploy, and manage applications. The company uses AWS to for its development and testing operations, for analytics, and to host environments used by customers for their own software development efforts. Using AWS, OutSystems was able to double the cloud-based segment of its business in six months while serving customers in 25 countries.

  • AWS Case Study: Overseas Vote Foundation

    The Overseas Vote Foundation (OVF) is a US organization dedicated to helping US citizens overseas vote. When the OVF decided to expand its services to voters living in the US, the company launched the US Vote Foundation, which offers services including voter registration and absentee ballot requests. OVF turned to AWS to improve performance, handle a 20% increase in peak user demand, and reduce costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Oyster

    Hotel review site Oyster.com was already using AWS to store more than one million photos when the company decided to use AWS to upgrade its in-house image processing system. This move helped the company save nearly $20,000 in capital and operating expenses while reducing its image processing workload by 95%.

  • AWS Case Study: Pacific Life Insurance

    Pacific Life Insurance provides financial services and products to individuals, businesses, and pension plans. The company turned to AWS for its hybrid IT strategy, using the AWS cloud in combination with data centers in California and Nebraska to run actuarial workloads used to set insurance pricing and create new product offerings. Using AWS, Pacific Life can quickly scale its compute capacity with less cost and IT overhead compared to adding new hardware to its own data centers.

  • AWS Case Study: Papaya Mobile

    Papaya Mobile is a social network and gaming platform that found a reliable and affordable computing solution with AWS. By using Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS, and Amazon S3, Papaya Mobile can provide users with instant, affordable, and secure social networking.

  • AWS Case Study: Parse

    Parse provides cloud-based back-end services for mobile application developers. By using AWS, Parse was able to take advantage of Amazon EBS Provisioned IOPS volumes for I/O intensive workloads and reduce end-to-end latency considerably.

  • AWS Case Study: PayGate

    PayGate is one of the leading payment processing companies in southern Africa, and a pioneer in online payment services in the region. PayGate used Amazon Web Services to set up a secure payment processing gateway based within the European Union for one of its longstanding customers. In doing so, it saved around one million South African Rand (US$75,000) and gained a flexible platform to conduct proofs of concept for future cloud projects.

  • AWS Case Study: PaymentSpring

    PaymentSpring provides payment services for organizations such as nonprofits and small ecommerce companies. The startup had several platform requirements for its solution, including high availability and scalability, cost effectiveness, and features that would support compliance with Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards. PaymentSpring turned to AWS, launching a service that quickly scaled to millions of dollars while offering its customers the reliability and security expected of a payment system.

  • AWS Case Study: PBS

    PBS, a private, non-profit corporation, provides content through television, the Web and mobile applications. PBS Interactive, the department responsible for PBS’ Internet and mobile presence, improved its video streaming performance by migrating to AWS to utilize the content delivery service Amazon CloudFront and increase its existing usage of Amazon S3.

  • AWS Case Study: Peak

    London-based Peak has developed a brain-training app that’s used by millions of people each month. The startup runs its data warehouse and analytics workloads on AWS. Using AWS, Peak has the scalability to double service capacity in seconds, as well as the agility to innovate and deliver new services to customers.

  • AWS Case Study: Peak Games

    Based in Turkey, gaming company Peak Games has 30 million monthly active players across Turkey, Middle East, and North Africa. By using AWS, the company has lowered provisioning time from 4-6 hours to 10 minutes, and reduced operational costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Peixe Urbano

    In 2010, the deal-a-day website Peixe Urbano launched on Amazon EC2. With its AWS infrastructure, the start-up was able to begin operations free of upfront investment costs while still positioning itself within a highly-scalable environment capable of supporting rapid growth. That planning paid off, as Peixe Urbano is now Brazil's largest collective discount website.

  • AWS Case Study: Penn State

    Penn State’s Biological Engineering Department wanted to make its research results widely available to scientists. Penn State uses AWS to host and distribute its research design methods, optimization algorithms, and results with 6,000 scientists all over the world. By using AWS, Penn State has allowed researchers to design more than 50,000 synthetic DNA sequences.

  • AWS Case Study: Perx

    Perx is Singapore's leading mobile customer loyalty application accepted at more than 300 locations. The free app enables users to scan a QR code with a phone to earn loyalty rewards for everyday transactions. At the same time, the service allows merchants to increase revenues while protecting their brand. In order to expand and manage their services, Perx uses several solutions from AWS, including Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS, Amazon S3, Amazon CloudFront, and Amazon RDS.

  • AWS Case Study: Pfizer

    Pfizer, Inc. applies science and global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. The company has set up an instance of the Amazon VPC to provide a secure environment in which to carry out computations for worldwide research and development (WRD), which supports large-scale data analysis, research projects, clinical analytics, and modeling.

  • AWS Case Study: Philips

    Philips’ Healthcare Informatics Solutions and Services division manages and analyzes data for health care providers around the world. The company hosts its digital healthcare platform, Philips HealthSuite, on AWS to manage and analyze 15 PB of patient data and scale as the platform grows at the rate of one petabyte per month. By using AWS, Philips can build secure and compliant environments to reinvent healthcare for billions of people around the globe.

  • AWS Case Study: Philips uses Redshift for Big Data

    Philips is a Dutch diversified technology company with sales and services available in more than 100 countries. The company’s U.S. healthcare division used Attunity CloudBeam, available on the AWS Marketplace, to upload 37 million records from an on-premises database to the AWS Cloud in just 90 minutes. By hosting its data on AWS, Philips can optimize any size data set within two hours, allowing its consultants and analysts to provide solutions quickly to its customers.

  • AWS Case Study: PinoyTravel

    PinoyTravel is an aggregated online travel booking company for long distance bus trips and passenger ferries in the Philippines. To speed up service for its growing customer base, PinoyTravel moved its ticketing service, website, and mobile application to AWS. As a result, the company can now scale to support more than 65,000 page views per month on its website and more than 12,500 new users per month on its platform.

  • AWS Case Study: Pinterest

    Pinterest provides one of the world’s largest visual bookmarking tools, with more than 100 million monthly active users and 50 billion pins. The company uses AWS to run its website, ingest and store data, and develop and deploy new site features. By using AWS, the company can maintain developer velocity and site scalability, manage multiple petabytes of data each day, and perform daily refreshes of its massive search index.

  • AWS Case Study: Pixels

    Pixels is a digital-advertising services company that delivers targeted ads to consumers on the web and mobile. The firm runs its ad server and analytics platforms in the AWS cloud. This has enabled Pixels to cut its time to market, excluding hardware procurement, from three months to one month.

  • AWS Case Study: PIXNET

    PIXNET Digital Media Corporation is a Taiwan-based company that provides a social network website, online photo gallery, and blogging service for China. PIXNET uses Amazon S3 for basic backups and log files and Amazon EC2 to process images using facial recognition software. By using AWS, PIXNET can bring its services to market quickly and more cost-effectively.

  • AWS Case Study: PlaceIQ

    PlaceIQ, a location-based intelligence company in New York City, provides location intelligence for mobile advertising. The company uses Amazon ElastiCache and AWS to improve its web service response time by 83%.

  • AWS Case Study: PlanGrid

    PlanGrid’s founders wanted to develop software to help the construction industry manage and update blueprints easily. PlanGrid uses AWS to upload 19,000 million pages per day, and can easily scale to store over 24 TB of data without a DevOps resource.

  • AWS Case Study: PocketMath

    PocketMath offers a mobile, self-serve platform that processes orders for mobile advertising. The company uses AWS to run 30 billion auctions per day. Auction order processing is time sensitive, and the use of Amazon Kinesis and Elastic Load Balancing enables the Singapore-based company to meet its critical 60 millisecond processing time to bid on the relevant ad spots. Pocketmath uses AWS to fulfill its business requirements including global coverage, scale and elasticity.

  • AWS Case Study: polljoy

    Startup polljoy aims to improve ratings for mobile applications in app marketplaces. The firm is running its web services, software development kit, and databases in AWS. This has enabled polljoy to achieve 99.999 percent infrastructure availability while supporting more than 1,000 user requests per second during peak periods.

  • AWS Case Study: Pond

    Pond is an online platform designed to increase communication and collaboration between teachers and students within New Zealand’s education industry. The company built the Pond platform using AWS including its website, content management, user database, and data warehousing solutions. Since launch, the company has grown its platform to support more than half a million students and achieved near 100 percent uptime.

  • AWS Case Study: Poshmark

    When the founders of Poshmark decided to launch a social shopping app, they wanted to bring the app to market quickly and have it scale for large, real-time events. The company took advantage of AWS services, libraries and developer resources to develop and bring the app to market in 8 months. On AWS, Poshmark can scale to support thousands of requests per second during peak periods without the hassle of managing on-premises resources.

  • AWS Case Study: Precision Exams

    Precision Exams delivers online academic testing, with a focus on grades 9-12 across the United States. The Software-as-a-Service provider needed to scale to meet the demands of running up to 50,000 tests simultaneously and providing instant results with data coming from all 50 states. By moving to Amazon DynamoDB from a custom MySQL database, Precision Exams can dramatically scale its database to meet customer needs and is saving up to 30 percent on database operations.

  • AWS Case Study: Predictix

    Predictix provides planning and forecasting solutions to retailers and wholesalers. By moving to AWS, the company can now create demand forecasts for its customers in hours, rather than weeks or months.

  • AWS Case Study: Present Group

    Present Group helps companies commission and complete electrical projects. The business runs a range of critical applications in AWS, including an Epicor Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and a Microsoft SharePoint collaboration system. Using AWS has enabled Present Group to reduce operational expenditure by 30 percent initially followed by a further 34 percent, scale to support the rapid onboarding of employees, and improve ERP system performance, all within 12 months.

  • AWS Case Study: Pristine

    Pristine helps medical professionals deliver quality, cost effective, and accessible care through its product, EyeSight, for Google Glass. The company is all in on the AWS Cloud and leverages tools like Docker to achieve continuous deployment with near-zero downtime. By using AWS and Docker, Pristine can build HIPAA-compliant enterprise-grade products with great efficiency.

  • AWS Case Study: PropertyGuru

    PropertyGuru operates real estate websites in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand and expects traffic to double annually as the company expands throughout Southeast Asia. After experiencing ongoing outages, PropertyGuru moved to AWS and achieved 99.9% availability for its websites while traffic increased by 60%.

  • AWS Case Study: PSR

    PSR provides technology solutions and consulting services to natural gas and electric utilities. Since migrating to the AWS cloud, PSR has streamlined the massive calculations of its scientific models and optimized computing efficiency through use of Amazon EC2 Cluster Compute Instances.

  • AWS Case Study: Qantas

    Qantas wanted to create an in-flight application to make passenger information available to cabin crew. By deploying the application on the AWS Cloud, Qantas can quickly and inexpensively provide cabin crew insights into customer needs and wants.

  • AWS Case Study: Qihoo 360

    Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd is a leading provider of security products in China serving the mobile and Internet space. To help expand its business overseas, Qihoo 360 moved to the AWS Cloud due to its low-cost, elastic, and scalable infrastructure services. AWS helps Qihoo 360 reduce its application deployment time from several months using a traditional hosting model to just a few days with the AWS cloud.

  • AWS Case Study: Qlik

    Qlik wanted to create a cloud-based marketplace to highlight its partners and the products and services available for Qlik’s business discovery platform. Working with Model Metrics, an Advanced Consulting Partner member of the AWS Partner Network, Qlik created a scalable and secure solution for more than 1400 partners.

  • AWS Case Study: QNAP Systems

    QNAP Systems, Inc. provides powerful and reliable network-attached storage (NAS) and network video recorder (NVR) solutions worldwide. The company’s analytics platform, running on AWS, helps QNAP improve its products and customer service by extracting insights from customer data and event logs. By using AWS, the company has reduced the time it takes to run complex queries and generate reports from days to minutes.

  • AWS Case Study: Rail Settlement Plan (ATOC)

    Rail Settlement Plan (RSP), a division of ATOC, provides shared IT services to a network of 19 franchised passenger rail operators in the UK. Working with APN partner Smart421, RSP migrated to AWS and reduced operating costs by 75%.

  • AWS Case Study: Ramco

    Ramco Systems provides cloud-based enterprise solutions to more than 150,000 users in over 35 countries. By leveraging AWS, Ramco can improve server-provisioning time for customers by more than 80%, while reducing both its capital and operating expenditures by more than 40% compared to its on-premise data center.

  • AWS Case Study: Rangespan

    Rangespan provides retailers with supplier management and market data, enabling retailers to select new products analytically and launch them easily. The company needed a way to expand its business and cost-effectively serve its customers during peak order periods. Rangespan uses AWS to run its website, provide data analysis to retailers, and build, validate, and store its 2 TB product catalog.

  • AWS Case Study: Razer

    Razer creates and manages gaming peripherals, systems, and software businesses. The company is running its mobile applications, analytics software, and websites on AWS. Using AWS has enabled Razer to reduce the time to procure new server capacity from one month to one day, achieve 99.999 percent availability, and support growth from 6 million gamers at the start of 2014 to 15 million gamers in 2015.

  • AWS Case Study: Razorfish

    Amazon Elastic MapReduce and Cascading lets Razorfish focus on application development without having to worry about time-consuming set-up, management, or tuning of Hadoop clusters or the compute capacity upon which they sit.

  • AWS Case Study: REA Group

    REA Group, based in Melbourne, Australia, operates real estate advertising websites globally, and was struggling with long development cycles. Migrating to AWS allowed REA Group to adopt agile development methods and reduce development cycles from weeks and months down to days.

  • AWS Case Study: Realeyes

    Business intelligence firm Realeyes delivers emotion analytics to customers through its innovative video-analysis platform. Realeyes runs its video storage, processing, and analytics platform on AWS. Using AWS, the startup has reduced the development time for its data collection service from months to weeks, and now has the technology it needs to run its global operations securely.

  • AWS Case Study: Red 5 Studios

    Red 5 Studios produces Firefall, a massively multiplayer online (MMO) team-based action shooter role-playing game. The company uses AWS on all its production servers to provide seamless gameplay and reduce development and hardware costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Red Lion Hotels

    Red Lion Hotels Corporation is about to launch a set of web and mobile platforms that will provide hyper-localized research and booking experiences for travelers. AWS Solutions Provider 2nd Watch is helping Red Lion migrate from a co-location facility in order to develop the new platforms on Amazon EC2 with Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon S3, Amazon VPC, and Amazon CloudFront.

  • AWS Case Study: RedBubble

    RedBubble is an online community, marketplace, and print-on-demand service for creative individuals around the world. RedBubble combines Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, and Amazon EBS to operate its own image storage and processing application, Imagehaus.

  • AWS Case Study: redBus

    redBus, an Indian company providing a Software as a Service (SaaS) application for bus operators in addition to selling bus tickets on its own and third-party websites, migrated its operations completely to AWS. The company uses Amazon EC2, Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon RDS, Amazon S3, Amazon EBS and Amazon CloudWatch.

  • AWS Case Study: Redlily

    Redlily is an online retailer offering a variety of products, including designer apparel, stationery, shoes, baby accessories, toys, and games in India. The company migrated its Microsoft NAV enterprise resource planning system to AWS. After doing so, Redlily reduced its IT capital and operational expenses by 70 percent and increased its ERP website uptime from 80 to 99 percent over a three-year period.

  • AWS Case Study: RedMart

    RedMart is a Singapore-based online supermarket that operates its own fulfillment center and delivery vans. RedMart moved its website platform and fulfillment center software to AWS from a physical infrastructure that was inadequate for supporting the company’s growth. Using AWS, RedMart can now support 12 percent month over month growth in traffic, and its website runs five times faster but costs 60 percent less to support.

  • AWS Case Study: Remind

    Remind is a web and mobile application that enables U.S. school teachers to send text messages to students and stay in touch with parents. Remind built its platform as a service on the Amazon EC2 Container Service (Amazon ECS) and runs its entire messaging application infrastructure on AWS. Using Amazon ECS has significantly improved application performance and freed Remind’s engineers to focus on developing and deploying applications.

  • AWS Case Study: Remind

    Remind is a web and mobile application that enables U.S. school teachers to send text messages to students and stay in touch with parents. Remind built its platform as a service on the Amazon EC2 Container Service (Amazon ECS) and runs its entire messaging application infrastructure on AWS. Using Amazon ECS has significantly improved application performance and freed Remind’s engineers to focus on developing and deploying applications.

  • AWS Case Study: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

    Ricoh Company, Ltd., switched from a global information sharing system that used Microsoft SharePoint to AWS in order to cut cost. The company adopted AWS because of its reliability and proven track record at eneterprise-level corporations. AWS offers a dramatic reduction in cost and shortens the amount of time it takes for introduction.

  • AWS Case Study: Rovio

    Finland-based Rovio Entertainment is the entertainment media company behind such games as Angry Birds, Bad Piggies, and The Croods. By using AWS, Rovio now has an infrastructure that is elastic enough to scale for dramatic peaks in usage.

  • AWS Case Study: Royal Opera House

    The Royal Opera House (ROH) is one of the busiest opera houses in the world, home to London’s Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet. ROH faced IT infrastructure challenges by not being able to scale to meet the demand of customers wishing to purchase content and tickets online. Using AWS, The Royal Opera House is able to scale to meet demand for ticket purchasing peaks, improve customer experience and reduce wait times from four hours to a few minutes.

  • AWS Case Study: RoZetta Technology

    RoZetta Technology provides big data storage, management, analytics consultancy, and solutions to the financial services sector. The business runs a range of customer applications in AWS, including a tool that extracts data from company announcements for use in a customer information platform, and a data portal providing access to financial data for academic research. Using AWS has enabled RoZetta Technology to deploy and automate a project in the cloud of 40 servers costing AU$100,000 in weeks, while a less complex project in a physical data center of 16 servers cost AU$800,000 and took months to complete.

  • AWS Case Study: rplan

    Start-up financial services company rplan provides its customers with tools to help achieve financial goals. Building its infrastructure based on AWS has enabled rplan to contain costs, maintain a high level of performance, and support a growing user base.

  • AWS Case Study: RunE2E & Kenneth Cole

    RunE2E provides integrated technology solutions to its clients in the areas of IT consulting, contingent workforce, and technology solutions. Using AWS, RunE2E completed a Proof of Concept (POC) to validate the installation of SAP BusinessObjects 4.0 toolset for its client, Kenneth Cole Productions. AWS technology enabled the company to complete the POC within three weeks and keep the total infrastructure and system cost to less than $500.

  • AWS Case Study: S&P Capital IQ

    The S&P Capital IQ platform combines deep global company information and market research with powerful tools for fundamental analysis, idea generation, and workflow management. It provides easy access to both real-time and historical information on companies, markets, transactions, and people worldwide. The S&P data science team saves time and money by using the AWS Cloud to build intelligent analytics for the platform, taking advantage of AWS, including Amazon EMR and Amazon S3.

  • AWS Case Study: Sage Manufacturing

    Sage Manufacturing needed to develop a disaster recovery (DR) system and testing environment for its in-house infrastructure. The fly fishing equipment manufacturer wanted to avoid the high costs of adding physical hardware, so it asked database administration providers Blue Gecko to create an economic alternative. Blue Gecko’s solutions use Amazon EC2, Amazon VPC, Amazon S3, Amazon EBS, and AWS Import/Export. Today, Sage’s DR and testing environment integrate seamlessly with the manufacturer’s physical infrastructure, while reducing IT overhead and increasing availability.

  • AWS Case Study: Sage Software

    The Professional Services team at Sage Software in Germany often spent hours configuring local virtual machines before meeting with customers. Sage Software used AWS to develop a cloud infrastructure that saves the team an estimated 500 hours per year of server configuration time, resulting in faster access to their training and consulting systems.

  • AWS Case Study: sambaash

    Singapore-based sambaash manages emerging cloud-based online communities. sambaash uses AWS for development, build management, source-code management, testing, deployment, and production sites, using Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS, and Amazon S3.

  • AWS Case Study: Samsung

    Samsung Electronic Printing is a division of the Seoul-based conglomerate. The division deployed a new mobile app store, called the Samsung Printing Apps Center, on AWS instead of using a traditional IT environment. By using AWS, the division was able to deploy its Printing Apps Center on time and has the scalability to handle spikes in download traffic.

  • AWS Case Study: San Francisco State University

    San Francisco State University, in collaboration with the Stanford Helix Group, needed to accelerate computations for their research project, FEATURE. Using machine learning techniques and Amazon EC2, the teams were able to complete research that previously would have taken them weeks in just hours while reducing computing costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Sanoma

    Sanoma Games designs casual online gaming and fantasy sports leagues as part of the Sanoma diversified media group. The business unit recently closed its local datacenter in order to build a scalable, service-based architecture that can facilitate expansion into additional markets and gaming categories. Cloud management specialist Nordcloud was appointed to create and manage the new environment, which now includes Amazon RDS, Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon ElastiCache, and Amazon CloudWatch.

  • AWS Case Study: SAP

    SAP is a leading provider of enterprise software, handling 60% of the world’s GDP. Amazon Web Services customers can deploy the full range of SAP software in the AWS Cloud to solve business problems without worrying about infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: Schneider Electric

    In 2011, the international energy management company, Schneider Electric, decided to integrate AWS into its existing IT environment as a way to test the benefits of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). The company, in combination with consulting firm Edifixio, began by establishing fifteen Internet and Intranet legacy applications on Amazon VPC. With this initial migration successfully completed, Schneider Electric now plans to expand its AWS infrastructure to include additional applications and business units.

  • AWS Case Study: Scopely

    Scopely, based in Los Angeles, California, powers mobile, social gaming applications with sophisticated background analytics. To meet its performance objectives, the company turned to AWS and created architecture able to scale reliably from zero to millions of concurrent users.

  • AWS Case Study: Score Media

    Score Media Ventures is the digital arm of Score Media, Inc. Score Media Ventures offers fans multiplatform content, displaying the edgy side of sports news and information. In order to maintain a balance between rapid development cycles, service uptime, and transparent access to sports data, Score Media uses Amazon EC2, Amazon EC2 Elastic IP Addresses, and Amazon RDS.

  • AWS Case Study: ScribbleLive

    Media companies worldwide use ScribbleLive’s engagement platform and application to deliver news and events in real time. By running on AWS, ScribbleLive can scale to support a thousandfold increase in traffic for breaking news while reducing operating costs by 35%.

  • AWS Case Study: Scribd

    Scribd is one of the largest social publishing and reading sites on the Internet, with over 90 million monthly readers. Faced with a document conversion project involving millions of files, Scribd designed a large batch job running Amazon EC2 Spot Instances, allowing Scribd to save 63% over its expected costs for a job of this size.

  • AWS Case Study: Seaco

    Seaco Global Ltd. is the world’s largest sea container leasing company with assets in excess of $6 billion. The company moved its day-to-day business management software—including SAP Business Suite and SAP Solution Manager—from traditional data centers in the United Kingdom to AWS. As a result, the company has decreased IT hosting and maintenance costs by 50 percent, dramatically improved performance of its SAP applications, and reduced the time it takes to complete its monthly billing process by 75 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: SEAT Pagine Gialle

    SEAT Pagine Gialle provides website hosting and marketing services to small and medium businesses in Italy. The company uses AWS to host its customers’ websites, to build and deploy web applications, and to conduct business intelligence and data mining activities. By using AWS, SEAT PG can scale to handle its customers’ needs and has cut deployment time for new applications from three to four weeks to just a few days.

  • AWS Case Study: Securitas Direct

    Securitas Direct, operating under the brand name Verisure, provides security products and services to more than one million residential and business customers in seven countries. The company uses AWS to deploy its security-based applications globally and to store large volumes of security videos. By using AWS, Securitas Direct can deliver new service applications within hours instead of the six weeks it took in the past, and has avoided the capital expenditures normally associated with traditional IT infrastructures.

  • AWS Case Study: SEGA

    The SEGA Online Operations team builds and maintains Internet platforms for the company's western divisions and subsidiary studios. The team has successfully migrated its public websites onto cloud-based systems, making use of Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon CloudFront, and Amazon RDS.

  • AWS Case Study: Segment

    Segment provides a service that acts as a single hub for businesses to collect customer data that can be accessed with the SQL query language or used for analytics and marketing automation. Segment uses Amazon EC2 Container Service (Amazon ECS) for scheduling Docker containers across Availability Zones. By using AWS, Segment automated and streamlined container orchestration and management, allowing its developers to focus on their work without worrying about downtimes and application availability.

  • AWS Case Study: Seton Hall

    The Teaching, Learning, and Technology (TLT) Center at Seton Hall University uses AWS to facilitate video streaming of events and quickly spin up pilot projects for teachers and researchers alike. Using AWS saves TLT $30,000 per year on staff and infrastructure costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Seven Bridges Genomics

    Seven Bridges Genomics uses AWS to provide researchers with IGOR, a cloud platform that helps them analyze DNA sequencing data. Using AWS has helped enable Seven Bridges to provide their customers with complex genetics analysis at a large scale and at low cost—typically saving researchers 40% compared to in-house solutions.

  • AWS Case Study: Shazam

    During the 2012 Super Bowl, the Shazam App ran on Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon EMR, and Amazon EC2 Cluster Compute Quadruple Extra Large Instances with Elastic Load Balancing. This infrastructure helped to support the processing of millions of transactions during this high-traffic event.

  • AWS Case Study: Shine Technologies

    Shine Technologies in Melbourne, Australia, searched for a cloud environment capable of supporting its Oracle-based billing applications. Shine took advantage of Amazon RDS for Oracle Database and Amazon RDS Provisioned IOPS to move its 10-year-old database to AWS and reduce processing time for certain primary processes from 96 to 24 hours.

  • AWS Case Study: Shop Direct

    When UK retailer Shop Direct needed to increase its website availability, the company moved its e-commerce platform to AWS. As a result, Shop Direct was able to handle record Black Friday orders of nearly 10,000 orders/hour.

  • AWS Case Study: Shutl

    Shutl, a United Kingdom start-up, helps retailers offer deliveries in ninety minutes or within a specified one hour timeframe. The Shutl web service API is built on an AWS infrastructure that includes Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS and Amazon Elastic IP. Shutl chose AWS as its cloud services provider based on cost-effectiveness and flexibility, as well as the strong reputation and ability of AWS to meet European Union privacy regulations.

  • AWS Case Study: Siemens

    Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics’ mission is to deliver better patient care at a lower cost. With AWS, Siemens has built an analytics platform to help caretakers personalize patient treatment plans through companion diagnostics testing. AWS provides Siemens with tools like AWS CloudTrail, Amazon CloudWatch, Auto Scaling, AWS CloudFormation, and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) to become more agile and achieve their mission.

  • AWS Case Study: Signature Holdings

    When Signature Holdings wanted to replace its outdated ERP system with Oracle E-Business Suite, the company turned to APN partner CTR. Signature worked with CTR to develop a full-production Oracle ERP solution on AWS that successfully passed SOX audits for security, backup and disaster recovery. The company estimates that the total cost of ownership of running Oracle applications on the AWS Cloud is one-third the cost of on-premises solution.

  • AWS Case Study: Silver Style Studios

    German game developer Silver Style Studios uses AWS to help provide worldwide availability and 99% uptime to users of its multiplayer online game, The Dark Eye—Herokon Online. Silver Style designed the game to run on the AWS Cloud, eliminating new hardware expenses and lowering operational costs.

  • AWS Case Study: Simple

    Simple is an online bank that offers its customers tools to better understand and manage their finances. The bank built its online banking platform on AWS while meeting payment card industry (PCI) data security standard (DSS) compliance. Using AWS, Simple can automate processes that once took months to complete and focus on its customer service rather than managing IT infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: SimpleReach

    SimpleReach, based in New York, measures content traction for enterprise customers like Forbes, Fox News, and TIME Magazine. Using AWS enables SimpleReach to handle massive spikes in traffic seamlessly and cost-effectively, even when the company is processing 1.5B events a day.

  • AWS Case Study: Singapore Post

    Singapore Post started as the traditional mail carrier for Singapore and diversified to become a large e-commerce solutions provider through its SP eCommerce division. The company turned to AWS to build its e-commerce platform and website to support its customers operating in Asia. Using AWS, it has grown quickly to support more than 1,000 consumer brands and can effectively manage fluctuating demands during major retail seasons.

  • AWS Case Study: SK Planet

    SK Planet provides e-commerce, messaging, and location-based services to consumers. By using AWS, the company was able to expand globally with new data center operations that take just one or two days to establish—compared to as much as three months in the past—and has reduced related costs by up to 50 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: Skifta

    Skifta, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm, is a free service that allows consumers to shift media from the network it is stored on and access it in other locations. The company hosts its site on AWS, leveraging the pay--as-you-go model to keep costs low. 

  • AWS Case Study: Slack

    Slack provides a messaging platform for unifying diverse communications services. Slack’s platform runs on AWS, leveraging a wide range of cloud services. By using AWS, Slack can scale up to serve a user base that’s growing five percent each week, add capacity for new users in mere seconds, and protect the confidentiality of its customers’ information while processing 30 million messages weekly.

  • AWS Case Study: Slalom Consulting

    When Slalom Consulting decided to upgrade to SharePoint 2013, the company needed a cloud provider who could support multiple, persistent site-to-site connections. By using AWS, Slalom was able to upgrade to SharePoint 2013 and enable connections to its existing cloud and on-premises data centers. Running on the AWS Cloud helps Slalom take advantage of new and improved SharePoint services while saving an average of 14% compared to its previous cloud provider.

  • AWS Case Study: Sling Media

    Sling Media provides video place-shifting products and services for consumers and TV service providers. Sling uses AWS to allow customers to seamlessly access video from their televisions on a variety of mobile devices, including PC/Mac, tablets and smartphones, no matter how many users are hitting the site. The company uses AWS to support large analytics volumes and data visualization and reporting.

  • AWS Case Study: SM Entertainment

    SM Entertainment operates a wide range of entertainment properties in South Korea, including a record label, a talent agency, a film production company, and an event management company. The company uses AWS to deliver its websites and mobile applications and to run its internal ERP and Groupware systems. By using AWS, the company was able to scale to support more than 3 million new users in three weeks and protects internal data using AWS security features.

  • AWS Case Study: Smartsheet

    To accommodate its growing business, Smartsheet, a web-based solution for managing tasks, projects and processes,  uses Amazon S3 and Amazon CloudFront for document storage and delivery, and Amazon Mechanical Turk to gain access to an on-demand workforce.

  • AWS Case Study: Smatis

    Smatis, a large French insurance provider (called a “mutuelle”), has strict requirements around protection of sensitive customer data, and must comply with certain European standards, such as Solvency II. After conducting intensive testing, Smatis decided to move production workloads into AWS in order to reduce costs and improve IT efficiency. Smatis is able to store critical customer data securely, without compromising on agility and flexibility.

  • AWS Case Study: SmugMug Extends Search Functionality

    SmugMug, a premium online photo and video sharing business, selected Amazon CloudSearch to power searches across billions of photos and videos. By using Amazon CloudSearch, SmugMug can focus on displaying search results instead of managing and scaling their search application.

  • AWS Case Study: SmugMug on CloudSearch

    SmugMug is a photo sharing website that enables its customers to store, share, and sell photos online. By using Amazon CloudSearch, a service that makes it simple and cost-effective to set up, manage, and scale custom search solutions, SmugMug saves more than $300,000 in operations per year and enables its engineers to focus on building a great user experience for its millions of customers.

  • AWS Case Study: SmugMug's Cloud Migration

    SmugMug, a premium online photo and video sharing service, migrated to the cloud starting with Amazon S3 for storage and now runs almost 100% on AWS. By running on the AWS Cloud, SmugMug can deliver a better performing service to its millions of customers.

  • AWS Case Study: Snowplow

    Snowplow Analytics, an open-source analytics platform, enables enterprises to track customer behavior and analyze data from any source with any tool. Needing real-time analysis of highly granular data, Snowplow Analytics built its platform on AWS, enabling real-time processing of hundreds of millions of events each day.

  • AWS Case Study: Socialcam

    Socialcam, creators of an iPhone and Android application for taking and sharing videos with friends, launched a successful Facebook campaign that led to a rapid increase in users. After its physical servers couldn’t support high levels of usage, Socialcam switched to AWS, enabling the company to scale to support demand.

  • AWS Case Study: SocialVibe

    SocialVibe, a next-gen digital ad-tech company, uses Amazon Web Services to run its engagement advertising platform. By leveraging multiple Availability Zones across different Regions and services such as Amazon DynamoDB, SocialVibe is growing globally and scaling dynamically to meet spikes in usage demands.

  • AWS Case Study: Sonian

    Sonian uses AWS for the services, price points, and sustained-business viability required to build a robust enterprise archive infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: Sonico

    Sonico.com, a social networking site with more than 48 million registered users, moved its more than 1 billion images to Amazon S3 and performs all of its image upload, processing, and storage using Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3. The company also leverages Amazon SQS and MySQL instances running on Amazon EC2.

  • AWS Case Study: SONOS

    SONOS, a global company based in Santa Barbara, California, produces a wireless hi-fi system that allows users to stream music to any room in their homes. Using AWS enables the company to experiment and build out infrastructure in minutes instead of weeks.

  • AWS Case Study: Sorenson Media

    The Sorenson 360 Video Delivery Network service is architected entirely on top of AWS, including Amazon EC2, Amazon S3 and Amazon CloudFront.

  • AWS Case Study: SoundCloud

    SoundCloud is a social sound platform where anyone can upload and share sounds. Needing a solution that would scale without increasing operational complexity, SoundCloud turned to AWS. The company uses AWS to store and process the 2.5 PB of data its users upload, driving business insights and enabling swift, reliable service to customers.

  • AWS Case Study: Speed3D

    Speed 3D is an innovative startup whose flagship mobile application, Insta3D, allows customers to turn portrait photos into detailed 3D avatars with customizable clothing and accessories. By moving to AWS, Speed 3D has halved its image-processing time while gaining the scalability required to engage with more than 1 million mobile users.

  • AWS Case Study: Splunk

    Splunk helps customers move production workloads to the AWS Cloud with confidence. The company is all in on AWS to provide its customers with reliable, scalable, secure and efficient cloud solutions that enable them to transform any type of machine data into operational intelligence. By using AWS, Splunk is able to offer its services to customers around the globe at a cost-effective price.

  • AWS Case Study: SportPursuit.com

    SportPursuit.com, based in the U.K., offers flash sales on sporting goods to more than 1 million members in 40 countries. With huge spikes in site visitors during concentrated parts of the day, SportPursuit needs a website that enables swift, highly available service to its customers. By using AWS, the company can spin up instances in minutes rather than days, providing fast service to its customers.

  • AWS Case Study: Spotify

    Spotify is an on-demand music streaming service which offers its users instant access to more than 16 million songs. The company uses AWS to store its vast repository of music, which provides scalable capacity for past hits, current favorites—and the soundtrack of tomorrow.

  • AWS Case Study: Spuul

    Spuul provides a video streaming service so viewers can watch Indian movies and television series on the web or mobile devices. The company uses AWS to stream high-resolution video to users worldwide without purchasing expensive servers or storage systems as its content library grows. Running on AWS allows Spuul to prepare reports in seconds and make business decisions based on real-time data.

  • AWS Case Study: St Luke’s Anglican School

    St Luke’s Anglican School was beset with regular power outages, limited bandwidth and natural disasters that affected its website and school administration system. The school needed a solution to improve both latency and availability. By moving to AWS, St Luke’s has achieved near 100% availability and reduced website latency from 160 milliseconds to 20 milliseconds.

  • AWS Case Study: Stackdriver

    Boston-based Stackdriver provides a monitoring service for AWS-powered applications. They use cross-account access from AWS Identity and Access Management to monitor 250,000 resources across more than 400 customer accounts without using any long-term credentials.

  • AWS Case Study: Stanford Archaeology Center

    Stanford University’s Archaeology Center is an interdisciplinary research center from where students and faculty conduct archaeology and heritage research on a global scale. The Çatalhöyük lab at the Archaeology Center uses Amazon EC2 to run ArcGIS Server data for spatial analysis of information collected at a Neolithic archaeological site in south-central Turkey. By using AWS, researchers have faster access to information, data version conflicts are minimized, and at least 20 hours per week of staff time that used to be spent on manually updating information has been redirected to more significant projects.

  • AWS Case Study: State of Arizona

    The State of Arizona is located in the Southwestern United States and is populated by over 6 million residents. The State has begun migrating parts of its IT infrastructure to AWS starting with its DNS solution due to aging infrastructure. As a result, the State of Arizona saves over 75% in annual operating costs for its DNS solution when compared to its previous on-premises solution.

  • AWS Case Study: Stitcher

    Stitcher provides a mobile audio application that streams podcasts and radio shows to smart phones, tablets and automobiles on demand. When Stitcher experienced server failure with its co-location service, the company migrated to AWS in 6 weeks without downtime, improving availability to over 99.99% so far and reducing costs by 15%.

  • AWS Case Study: Stripe

    Since 2011, Stripe has delivered its PCI-compliant payment platform entirely on AWS, relying on the security best practices as well as easy auditability of the AWS platform. Stripe wants to make it easier than ever for developers to process payments on their web and mobile applications. Using AWS provides Stripe with access to a world-class infrastructure that helps it scale seamlessly and increase developer productivity.

  • AWS Case Study: Sumo Logic

    Sumo Logic is a cloud-based log management and analytics service that leverages big data to deliver insights to customers in real-time. Its founders started on AWS from the beginning to provide customers with a fast, scalable service without investing in an on-premises infrastructure. By running on AWS, Sumo Logic can optimize workloads by use case, reduce costs by 75 percent and pass savings along to customers.

  • AWS Case Study: Suncorp

    Suncorp Group, a leading Australian financial services organization, wanted to dream big and innovate without restriction to revitalize its complex and expensive IT environment. After a successful migration of mission-critical applications to AWS, the company plans to migrate 2,000 applications to the cloud.

  • AWS Case Study: SunPower

    SunPower Corporation, a leading global solar technology and energy solutions provider, uses AWS to help meet compliance requirements for disaster recovery, enabling SunPower to successfully expand into the leasing market. The company also saves $120,000 annually over using a traditional hosting provider.

  • AWS Case Study: Supercell

    The Finnish game company Supercell uses AWS to manage the growth of its wildly popular tablet and mobile games Hay Day and Clash of Clans. With more than 8.5 million daily players, Supercell needs the ease of use and scalability that AWS provides to create and run these games.

  • AWS Case Study: Suunto

    Suunto is a Finland-based company that designs and manufactures precision instruments for sports enthusiasts. The company stepped into new era when they launched Movescount.com, a sports and fitness website that uses Amazon S3 to store fitness information.

  • AWS Case Study: SwiftKey

    SwiftKey uses AWS to process large amounts of language data and to provide cloud services for its mobile applications that speed up touchscreen typing. Moving its big data processing and customer facing services to AWS cloud allows the company to scale its technology stack to match demand.

  • AWS Case Study: Swipely

    Swipely is a simple way for local merchants to accept payments, understand customers, and grow sales. By unlocking Big Data behind credit and debit transactions, Swipely helps merchants drive revenue with analytics and marketing tools. By using AWS, Swipely saves development and computing costs while maintaining stringent security requirements, freeing engineers to focus on rapid product development.

  • AWS Case Study: swisstopo

    Switzerland’s national mapping agency, swisstopo, manages geographic information systems (GIS) projects for Swiss Federal offices and other customers. Moving from an on-premise infrastructure to AWS enabled swisstopo to support up to 50,000 unique visitors per day, which equates to approximately 20 TB of data transferred per month and 1,300 map tiles delivered per second.

  • AWS Case Study: SynapDx

    SynapDx develops laboratory diagnostic services for autism and neurodevelopmental disorders. The company runs its machine-learning computations for modeling blood-based analytes at scale and diagnostic pipelines for evaluating test samples on AWS. By running on AWS, SynapDx was able to achieve a highly flexible, fault-tolerant operating environment while drastically reducing costs for each processed test run. They achieved these improved performance and reduced costs without upfront expenses by improving their architecture through decoupling and increased fault tolerance, optimizing their selection of AWS EC2 instances, and using Spot instances.

  • AWS Case Study: Synectics ARTMS

    Synectics for Management Decisions, Inc. is a total-solution IT provider that offers federal and state government agencies, non-profits, and commercial clients a full range of planning, design, development, and operational support services. They use AWS to implement a Java- and Oracle-based tracking system used by federal agencies as an element of their software as a service (SaaS) offering.

  • AWS Case Study: tadaa

    The menschmaschine Publishing product tadaa is an iPhone camera app featuring high-definition photo effects and editing tools. The app's developers adeployed AWS across multiple regions to support 500,000 new users in less than one week.

  • AWS Case Study: Tadiran Telecom

    Tadiran Telecom is an Israeli enterprise communications solution provider that builds telephony systems with unified communications, large contact centers, as well as control room and mobile applications. The company is using AWS to test software, implement an efficient disaster recovery process, and run a product demo system used by both regional managers and partners. By running on AWS, Tadiran has reduced its time to market and provided the company the ability to offer cloud-based contact centers and systems to its end customers – a capability that its competitors are not yet able to offer.

  • AWS Case Study: Tal.ki

    Tal.ki offers a service that enables users to create and embed a forum in an existing website. When Tal.ki switched from an ISP to AWS, the company’s monthly server and bandwidth costs were cut by 25%. 

  • AWS Case Study: Tapingo

    The Tapingo app lets people to order from restaurants on the go, while enabling robust inventory and line management for restaurants. The company migrated its architecture to AWS to reduce latency and improve efficiency. Due to the scalability and low cost of AWS, Tapingo has expanded internationally and increased its user base by 5x.

  • AWS Case Study: Tapjoy

    Tapjoy partners with leading Apple iPhone and Android publishers to help monetize virtual goods and improve distribution, relying on Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon S3, and Amazon SQS to run its application.

  • AWS Case Study: Tata Motors

    TATA Motors is one of the largest automotive companies in India. The company uses AWS to expand its data center capacity resulting in greater flexibility and faster innovation. By using AWS, the company has reduced its time required to provision IT infrastructure to support new initiatives from one to three months to approximately one week.

  • AWS Case Study: TCL Communication

    TCL Communication wanted to introduce a new firmware update service, FOTA, to allow mobile phone users in more than 100 countries to upgrade their phones using the Internet. By using AWS, the China-based company is able to deliver FOTA to customers at near 100 percent availability, and at 10 times less the cost of a traditional data center.

  • AWS Case Study: TellApart

    TellApart provides marketing tools that help online retailers identify their best customers and prospects and send individualized marketing messages to those customers. The company's world-class engineering team has built a real-time ad bidding engine that leverages a suite of AWS products.

  • AWS Case Study: The Global Crop Diversity Trust

    The Global Crop Diversity Trust works to ensure the conservation and availability of crop diversity throughout the world. The organization is running its core website, crop database, online reporting tool, and document management system on AWS. By using AWS, the Crop Trust has consolidated its disparate websites, scaled its main site to keep pace with traffic demands, boosted performance to provide web content faster to global customers, and can now provision new IT resources in minutes.

  • AWS Case Study: The GPT Group

    The GPT Group is one of Australia’s largest diversified listed property groups, with $15.2 billion worth of assets under management. To position itself for future growth, the company tasked the IT department to reduce expenses by 20%. The company leveraged the scalability and reliability of AWS to migrate most of its data center to the cloud. As a results, GPT gained the ability to scale its infrastructure in hours to support business demands while reducing operating expenses by 25%.

  • AWS Case Study: The Kellogg Company

    The Kellogg Company has been producing cereal and other breakfast fare for a worldwide audience for more than 100 years. Needing a more robust application to track and model promotional costs, the company is now running SAP HANA on AWS, a move that will save $900,000 in IT costs over 5 years and speed deployment by 90% compared to traditional data center solutions.

  • AWS Case Study: The League of Women Voters

    The League of Women Voters (LWV), a US-based nonpartisan political organization that provides voter education and advocacy, needed a hosting solution for its website that could scale up to meet heavy demand during federal elections. LWV uses AWS to provide continual availability, scaling from 3 server instances to 60 on Election Day.

  • AWS Case Study: The Motley Fool

    Virginia-based financial services firm The Motley Fool provides financial advice to individual investors. When the company migrated its Australia website to AWS, page load times improved, resulting in a better customer experience.

  • AWS Case Study: The Schumacher Group

    The Schumacher Group provides emergency medical physicians to more than 200 hospitals. When Schumacher migrated its business intelligence (BI) environment to Amazon Web Services, the company saved $75,000 in hardware costs.

  • AWS Case Study: The Schumacher Group & HIPAA

    US-based Schumacher Group provides emergency medical physicians to more than 200 hospitals. Using Amazon Web Services (AWS) for its business intelligence (BI) environment helps Schumacher ensure that patient data is fully encrypted with the appropriate levels of control and access granted.

  • AWS Case Study: The Seattle Times

    The Seattle Times is the largest daily newspaper in Washington State, with a website that gets 32 million page views each month. The company moved its newspaper website to AWS to improve its auto-scaling capabilities and the ability to quickly troubleshoot problems. By migrating to AWS, The Seattle Times now has the ability to scale up and down to meet spikes in readership and can rapidly deliver breaking news stories to its readers.

  • AWS Case Study: The Talk Market

    The Talk Market is a new shopping channel lead by seasoned television veterans Matt Singer and Amanda Eilian, who have sold more than 500,000 products on the TV shopping channel QVC. The Talk Market uses Amazon Flexible Payments Service to power their credit card processing pipeline.

  • AWS Case Study: The Weather Company

    The Weather Company provides some of the world's most accurate weather forecasts to hundreds of millions of users. Using AWS, the company redesigned its weather data platform and forecasting systems. As a result, the platform can now deliver 15 billions forecasts per day for nearly 3 billion locations around the globe.

  • AWS Case Study: Thermo Fisher

    Thermo Fisher is one of the world’s leaders in serving scientists with tools and technologies that enable better research globally. To help accelerate science, the company built its new Thermo Fisher Cloud on AWS where it helps scientists and researchers store, analyze, and share medical data. By using AWS, the company was able to build this new solution in less time and at lower costs than what would have been required by an on-premises solution.

  • AWS Case Study: Thismoment

    Thismoment, founded in 2008, provides a social content management platform to help Coca Cola and other brands create interactive digital campaigns with a consistent message. When a campaign results in heavy traffic, Thismoment uses Amazon Web Services (AWS) to scale to hundreds of instances in seconds and control costs by scaling down as needed.

  • AWS Case Study: TicketLeap

    TicketLeap, an online ticketing platform used by thousands of event organizers across the US and Canada, runs entirely on AWS. TicketLeap uses Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon CloudFront, Amazon S3, Elastic Load Balancing, Auto Scaling, and cloud monitoring services as the foundation for its platform.

  • AWS Case Study: Ticketmaster

    Ticketmaster, North America’s top online venue for ticket sales and distribution, uses AWS pay-as-you-go pricing to reduce fixed costs by more than 80% annually.

  • AWS Case Study: Tictail

    Tictail is a Swedish startup offering a platform that makes it simple for anyone to set up and expand an online store. Tictail runs its entire infrastructure, including its e-commerce platform, on Amazon Web Services. Using AWS, it has scaled to support 100,000 stores with more than two million products and can roll out up to 25 features a day.

  • AWS Case Study: TIENS Group

    Worldwide conglomerate TIENS Group uses AWS to run a fast and reliable business network that connects its offices in more than 110 countries. By using AWS, the company has reduced IT operating costs by 50%.

  • AWS Case Study: Tigerspike

    Tigerspike offers website hosting and management services, UI and UX design, licensing and support services, and product development for personal media devices. The company migrated its websites, mobile applications, customer database and content delivery solution to AWS after closing its co-location facility located in Sydney, Australia. By moving to AWS, the company has reduced its operating expenses by 75 percent and achieved 99.95 percent uptime.

  • AWS Case Study: Time Inc.

    Time Inc. is a major global publisher with over 80 brands that generate more than 120 million unique impressions through printed material and reaching another 120 million unique visitors through its digital properties every month. The company is going all in and migrating five of its global datacenters to the AWS Cloud leveraging the help of APN partners Acquia, AlertLogic and Cloudreach. By using AWS, Time Inc. saves more than 75% on hosting costs for its UK brand websites.

  • AWS Case Study: TinyCo

    TinyCo moved to AWS after outgrowing its first cloud service provider. With the AWS Cloud, TinyCo is able to manage 20 billion requests and deliver 400 TB of content to customers per month, while focusing on game development instead of managing infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: Titans Group

    Titans Group is a Brazilian company that provides “white label” solutions for telecom and ISPs. The company migrated 10 TB of data to AWS from an on-premises data center, enabling it to identify the cost and ROI of each client and grow 500% in 5 years.

  • AWS Case Study: tixCraft

    Founded in 2013, tixCraft provides ticketing services for concerts and other events in Taiwan. The company has migrated its databases, websites, e-commerce, and associated systems for analysis and reporting to AWS. This has enabled tixCraft to scale its IT resources more than 130-fold in 30 minutes, support more than 2,500 orders per second, and achieve 99.999 percent availability.

  • AWS Case Study: Topsy

    Topsy delivers real-time insight from social media conversations. The company uses AWS for cost-effective analysis and storage of 125 TB of data from online sources like Twitter, Google Plus, and LiveJournal, eliminating the need to invest in an on-premises infrastructure and saving the company $1 M.

  • AWS Case Study: Toronto Star

    The Toronto Star is Canada’s largest online news site. By using AWS OpsWorks, an application management service that makes it easy to deploy and operate applications of all shapes and sizes, the Star reduced deployment time for its content management application from 3 hours to 20 minutes, saving costs and boosting productivity.

  • AWS Case Study: Torrent Technologies

    Torrent Technologies designed its processing platform, TorrentFlood®, to be compatible with hosted services, but ran it on physical hardware from 2006 until exponential growth in 2012 prompted a shift to the cloud. Working with APN partner 2nd Watch, Torrent developed a disaster recovery system that will save an estimated 30 to 40% over the cost of upgrading its datacenters.

  • AWS Case Study: Totaljobs Group

    Totaljobs Group is one of the largest and fastest-growing online job board providers in the United Kingdom. Totaljobs Group estimates that its recent move to AWS will reduce hosting costs by $500,000 per year.

  • AWS Case Study: TraceLink

    TraceLink uses AWS to help thousands of drug manufacturers, suppliers, wholesalers and pharmacies share information across the global pharmaceutical supply chain and enable drug traceability from ingredient to patient. The TraceLink Life Sciences Cloud, which runs on AWS, connects people, processes and information faster and less expensively than traditional approaches.

  • AWS Case Study: Tradeworx

    Tradeworx, a financial technology company based in New Jersey, needed to help the SEC police market events such as the May 6, 2010 Flash Crash. By using AWS, Tradeworx was able to design an analytics platform that allows the SEC to reconstruct years of market data and analyze more than 3 billion data points in 2.8 seconds.

  • AWS Case Study: Travelbird

    Travelbird is a growing company offering travelers inspiring, simple, and great-value deals on their vacations. The firm runs all its internal and web-facing infrastructure on Amazon Web Services, and has recently added a range of services for business intelligence. With BI tools running on its AWS infrastructure, Travelbird has the insight it needs to drive its business through better decision-making and has reduced manager workloads by 25-30 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: Travelstart

    Travelstart is one of Africa’s most successful travel booking websites. The firm runs its mid-Africa and Middle East online booking operations—including those in Egypt, Kenya, and Qatar—on Amazon Web Services. Using AWS, Travelstart has seized opportunities in emerging markets and has cut operational costs by 43 percent and downtime by 25 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: Trax

    Singapore-based Trax provides a data-analytics solution that uses images from mobile devices to help consumer-goods manufacturers understand inventories, shelf layouts, and other in-store metrics for their products. Trax chose AWS to run its image capture and streaming application and analytics solution in the cloud. Trax now has a solution that scales to provide real-time analytics on tens of thousands of images captured by mobile devices from around the world.

  • AWS Case Study: Trend Micro

    Trend Micro is one of the largest independent enterprise IT security companies in the world. By developing Deep Security as a Service on AWS, Trend Micro was able to reduce its development time from months to days. The company is able to meet key customer requirements, including ease of deployment, flexibility, and five-nines of uptime, as Trend Micro conducted a global launch.

  • AWS Case Study: Trendsmap.com

    Stateless Systems uses AWS to create and host its website Trendsmap.com, whcih displays real-time mapping of word trends on Twitter. The company uses Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS, Spot Instances, ELB, and Elastic IP addresses.

  • AWS Case Study: Trimble

    When Trimble, a leading advanced positioning technology and mobile solutions provider, purchased a 3D modeling product, the company estimated that it would take 36 months to reformat 2.5 million 3D images using its on-premises compute resources. By using AWS, Trimble was able to reformat all of the images in only one month. The company continues to save $20,000 per month on storage costs using AWS and now has the compute capacity to deliver the 3D software and images to customers worldwide.

  • AWS Case Study: Trinity Mirror plc

    Trinity Mirror PLC, one of the UK’s largest newspaper publishers, needed a service provider with an agile, resilient infrastructure for its online assets. Since migrating to AWS, Trinity estimates that the homepage of the Mirror.co.uk website has experienced almost 100% availability.

  • AWS Case Study: Trust5

    Trust5 develops mobile billing solutions for international enterprise customers. When the company wanted to expand globally, it migrated its mobile billing platform to AWS. By using AWS, Trust5 expanded its services to a global market, decreased time to market by 90 percent and decreased CAPEX costs by 30 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: Twistage

    One of the earliest online video platforms, Twistage built on AWS to achieve  tremendous scale at low cost. Twistage stores video on Amazon S3 and uses Amazon EC2 for content ingestion and encoding.

  • AWS Case Study: Ubisoft

    Ubisoft, one of the world’s largest gaming companies, publishes console, online, and mobile games. The company selected the AWS Cloud to support its social game development and successfully launch 10 games in 18 months.

  • AWS Case Study: UCAS

    UCAS provides application services to colleges and universities in the UK. Once a year, UCAS experiences massive traffic surges when A-level course results are released and students log-in to see their performance. By using AWS for its website, UCAS can handle peak loads of 200 student log-ins per second.

  • AWS Case Study: Unalis

    Unalis provides mobile gaming content and applications and uses social media to deliver technical information, videos, illustrations, and e-commerce services to traditional Chinese-speaking markets in Asia. The business is running its mobile games, mobile analytics platform, and social media services on AWS. This enabled Unalis to save about $370,000 in server costs in the first year, reduce the number of employees needed to run its infrastructure by half from about 20 to 10, and cut three months from the time required to bring a new game to production.

  • AWS Case Study: Unfuddle

    Unfuddle uses Amazon EC2 and S3 for virtually 100% of its infrastructure, including web and database servers. Unfuddle makes extensive use of EBS volumes and snapshots, which has transformed its backup process.

  • AWS Case Study: Unilever

    Unilever is a global consumer goods corporation with a presence in more than 190 countries. By using AWS, Unilever was able to migrate 500 web properties in less than 5 months to a standardized digital marketing platform capable of supporting global campaigns, and reducing the time to launch new projects by 75%.

  • AWS Case Study: Unilever Research

    With the help of Eagle Genomics, Unilever Research and Development created a digital data program to advance biology and informatics innovation. The program’s architecture combines Amazon EC2, Amazon Amazon RDS, and Amazon S3 with the eHive open-source workflow system. Since the program started, Unilever has been able to maintain its operational costs while processing genetic sequences twenty times faster and substantially increasing simultaneous workflows.

  • AWS Case Study: United Daily News

    United Daily News Group (udn tv) decided to implement an online news video service to meet the changing needs of its audience. Using AWS, udn tv was able to deploy the service in two months and scale to support a 10x growth in viewer numbers.

  • AWS Case Study: Universal Church

    The Universal Church, a Pentecostal Christian organization founded in Brazil, experienced outages when streaming special television and radio events. Working with APN partner Dedalus, the church moved to AWS, improving availability while saving approximately $1.25 million in costs.

  • AWS Case Study: University of California Berkeley AMP Lab's Carat Project

    The Algorithms, Machine, and People (AMP) Lab at the University of California Berkeley is a multi-disciplinary research effort designed to build scalable machine learning and data analysis technology. With the help of AWS, the AMP Lab team is able to scale up experiments and try new software on realistic configurations across thousands of computers. The AWS Cloud provides the AMP Lab access to low-cost infrastructure and on-demand computing resources, which support big data projects that include Carat, an application created to help measure energy productivity and improve battery life on cell phones.

  • AWS Case Study: University of California Berkeley AMP Lab's Genomics Research Project

    The Algorithms, Machine, and People (AMP) Lab at the University of California Berkeley is a multi-disciplinary research effort designed to build scalable machine learning and data analysis technology. With the help of AWS, the AMP Lab team is able to scale up experiments and try new software on realistic configurations across thousands of computers. The AWS Cloud provides the AMP Lab access to low-cost infrastructure and on-demand computing resources, which support projects that include analyzing genome sequencing data to help advance cancer research.

  • AWS Case Study: University of Chicago

    The University of Chicago’s Computation Institute builds solutions to provide “science as a service” to researchers. The Institute uses AWS to host its Globus Transfer and Globus Genomics services and offer more than 99% availability to its customers.

  • AWS Case Study: University of Maryland University College

    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is an open-access university serving working adult students pursuing higher education through on-site and online courses. When its legacy applications were due for renewal, UMUC turned to AWS to build its new analytics platform and several administrative workloads. By using Amazon Redshift, UMUC has improved its extract, transform, and load (ETL) performance by twentyfold allowing it to build more accurate predictive models.

  • AWS Case Study: University of Notre Dame

    University of Notre Dame (UND), a private, Catholic institute of higher learning, maintains many services to support its student, faculty and administrative populations, including their website.  It needed a scalable IT infrastructure to support its website for future large scale events, including sports championships. It migrated its website and global student and faculty authentication stores to AWS with plans to move 80% of its workloads to AWS in the next three years.

  • AWS Case Study: University of Pennsylvania

    The Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania offers a wide range of IT courses to undergraduate and graduate students. The school took advantage of resources provided through AWS Educate to give its students access to high-performance computing resources for classes such as web systems, mobile-game creation, and cloud computing. By accessing AWS services, the students can get experience building and deploying large, sophisticated cloud systems, giving them experience for real-world jobs.

  • AWS Case Study: University of Western Australia

    The Centre for Software Practice at the University of Western Australia wanted to build a platform for online computer science classes. Working with a limited budget, CSP used AWS to launch the Class2Go online platform at less than 10% the cost of previous, similarly sized projects.

  • AWS Case Study: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) BioSense program tracks public health problems to better prepare for and coordinate responses to safeguard the wellbeing of the American people. The CDC recently re-launched BioSense 2.0 on the AWS Cloud in AWS GovCloud (US) and other Regions. With AWS, the CDC can better share important health information among public health professionals and with partners in state and local governments while avoiding costly investments in hardware.

  • AWS Case Study: US Department of State

    The United States Department of State and its prime contractor, MetroStar Systems, built an online video contest platform to encourage discussion and participation around cultural topics, and to promote membership in its ExchangesConnect network. The contest drew participants from more than 160 countries and took advantage of the scalability of AWS, using Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon EBS, and ELB. 

  • AWS Case Study: US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    The FDA receives 100,000 handwritten reports of adverse drug affects each year. Needing to reduce costs and streamline data entry, the agency turned to AWS. Now the FDA and APN Partner Captricity can turn manual reports into machine-readable information with 99.7% accuracy, reducing costs from $29 per page to $0.25 per page.

  • AWS Case Study: USDA Food and Nutrition Service

    The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) administers the nutrition assistance programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Using Amazon EC2, the FNS has launched a dynamic Web-based application called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Retailer Locator to help SNAP recipients find the nearest SNAP authorized stores.

  • AWS Case Study: UST Global

    UST Global is an end-to-end IT services and solutions provider for industry-leading organizations in eighteen different countries. UST Global implements its own projects using Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS, Amazon S3, Amazon RDS, and Amazon VPC. The company also turns to AWS to fulfill client requests, such as BI web applications.

  • AWS Case Study: utd. by content

    Digital media distributor, utd. by content, needed a cost-effective IT infrastructure with the ability to support spikes in demand during client projects. By selecting AWS, utd. by content can run workloads at 30% the cost of an on premises data center and deploy a new infrastructure in 1/3 the time of a traditional environment.

  • AWS Case Study: Varian

    When Varian needed to simulate a design for a mass spectrometer, a very compute-intensive operation, the company turned to AWS and Cycle Computing, a member of the AWS Partner Network, to decrease the time required to compute product design simulations from several weeks to under one 1 day.

  • AWS Case Study: Vembu

    Vembu Technologies, using Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, and Amazon EBS infrastructure, offers the Vembu Pro online backup and cloud storage services for SMBs through its channel partners, who are managed service providers and value added resellers.

  • AWS Case Study: Vessel

    Vessel is a next generation video platform designed to give subscribers early access to their favorite video programs across any device. The company chose to build and run its highly anticipated video platform on AWS to avoid the need to purchase and manage datacenters. By using AWS, Vessel was able to rapidly scale to support traffic generated by more than 200 million fans on launch day and accelerate its ability to iterate quickly on its product in a fast-paced industry.

  • AWS Case Study: Viddy

    Viddy provides a video mobile application that lets users capture and share videos on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Tumblr. By using Amazon Web Services (AWS), Viddy can scale to support 40 million users while reducing operating costs by 70%.

  • AWS Case Study: VidRoll

    VidRoll is a video technology and monetization platform for content publishers. VidRoll uses AWS Lambda to power the business logic for real-time ad bidding. Using Lambda, VidRoll developers can focus on product innovations, and the company can grow revenue ten times over without needing to hire additional technical resources.

  • AWS Case Study: Viocorp

    Sydney, Australia-based Viocorp, offers an online video platform to consumers as well as corporate and government organizations for content delivery to a range of devices. As the company builds for growth, Viocorp was looking for a way to scale the business without paying upfront to secure new infrastructure. With the use of AWS, Viocorp was able to reduce infrastructure costs by 50% while scaling to meet anticipated growth in their customer base.

  • AWS Case Study: Viskase

    Viskase, a worldwide supplier of casing solutions for the food industry, collaborated with Protera Technologies to implement an SAP disaster recovery  (DR) solution. With a 24-hour, 7-day worldwide operation, Viskase needed a solution that would have limited downtime with reasonable costs. Viskase realized a 1-hour restore time and anticipates a 50% cost savings running the DR solution on AWS.

  • AWS Case Study: VivaKi

    VivaKi, a subsidiary of the french advertising company Publicis Groupe, needed to process and analyze large amounts of data quickly in order to adjust advertising campaign and maximize return on investment. By using AWS, VivaKi can process more data simultaneously while reducing operating expenses by nearly 75%

  • AWS Case Study: VivaReal

    VivaReal hosts 6 unique Latin American real estate marketplaces and their central property database of approximately one million properties on AWS. Lea en español. Leia dentro portuguêses.

  • AWS Case Study: Vodafone Hutchison Australia

    Australian telecommunications provider, Vodafone, needed to expand its live streaming service to meet high demand during cricket season. By using AWS, Vodafone is able to scale and improve capacity to support 10,000 simultaneous live streams.

  • AWS Case Study: Vodafone Italy

    Vodafone Italy wanted a secure solution that would make it easy for its customers to buy credit for mobile phone SIM cards. Working with AWS Partner Storm Reply, Vodafone created a compliant, secure solution on AWS that can scale to handle thousands of daily transactions while reducing capital expenditures by 30%.

  • AWS Case Study: Voyages-sncf.com

    VSC Technologies is a subsidiary of the French National Railway Corporation (SNCF) under the SNCF online travel agency, Voyages-sncf.com, which handles long-distance and high-speed passenger services. Based near Paris and employing more than 170 people, VSC offers complete technology solutions and services for the railway distribution needs of its customers and hosts critical applications for railway reservations.

  • AWS Case Study: Vserv.mobi

    Vserv.mobi provides a mobile advertising platform that allows app developers and site owners to create original content for consumers on mobile. Using AWS, the company can scale to serve about 31 billion ad requests on a daily basis while using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances to reduce costs by almost 70 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: We Feel

    The Black Dog Institute (BDI) is a nonprofit Australian research body dedicated to improving the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of various mood disorders. The institute partnered with CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, to conduct the We Feel study, which uses AWS to analyze tweets from around the world and measure how emotions are impacted by environmental factors. By using AWS, BDI can analyze more than 27 million tweets per day in real time and scale its resources to handle up to 28,000 website visitors per day.

  • AWS Case Study: Webmotors

    WebMotors, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, hosts a website where users can post and browse through classified ads to buy and sell vehicles. The company migrated its website to AWS, improving its performance by 45%, saving $100,000, and enabling it to scale up to meet the needs of more than 20 million unique visitors per month.

  • AWS Case Study: Wego

    Wego is a travel search engine that helps customers research and book travel online globally. To improve the overall performance and availability of its solution, the travel company migrated its website and SAP Business One application to AWS. Since migrating to AWS, Wego has been able to scale to support three times the number of users and increase the availability of its SAP application to nearly 100 percent.

  • AWS Case Study: WeMade

    WeMade Entertainment is a Seoul-based online-game development company that makes popular multiplayer games. The company uses AWS to develop and test new games and to distribute them to a global audience. Using AWS, WeMade is able to extend its audience base beyond Korea, scale resources up or down depending on the popularity of a game, and spin up compute resources in one minute instead of four weeks using a traditional IT architecture.

  • AWS Case Study: WeTransfer

    WeTransfer, an Amsterdam-based start-up, needed a scalable solution to support its fast-growing file transfer service. By migrating to AWS, WeTransfer can automatically scale between 10 and 60 instances to manage demand and handle more than 8,100 TB of data.

  • AWS Case Study: Widen

    Widen provides digital media solutions for marketing, IT, and creative professionals. By moving to AWS, Widen is able to supply its customers with virtually unlimited, cost-effective storage and manage hundreds of terabytes of digital media.

  • AWS Case Study: Willbros Group

    Willbros Group is a global contractor specializing in energy infrastructure and serving the oil, gas, and power industries. The company uses AWS to run its business applications, including Microsoft Office and Integra Link, a custom collaboration and analytics solution for managing pipeline integrity. Using AWS has enabled Willbros to bring projects to market 80 percent faster and scale compute resources on demand.

  • AWS Case Study: Wireless Car

    WirelessCar is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Volvo Group and is the world’s leading provider of automotive telematics services. The company has developed its own delivery engine—a test and development environment for its own software—based on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Amazon Simple Storage Service. Now it’s able to scale test and development environments up and down according to requirements, and can make better-informed business decisions as a result.

  • AWS Case Study: WIX

    Wix is a web-publishing platform used by both businesses and individuals alike that allows users to easily and quickly create websites that meet their needs. The company uses AWS to host their web development platform and manage the delivery of website content to its users. Using AWS, Wix can scale from several dozen to several hundred servers as needed and remove capacity just as quickly, saving money that the company wouldn’t be able to do in a traditional data center.

  • AWS Case Study: Wooga

    Wooga, a social and mobile gaming company that attracts approximately 40 million users worldwide per month, uses Amazon Web Services (AWS) OpsWorks to host one of Facebook’s most popular games, Monster World. 1.5 million users play Monster World each day, generating up to 15,000 requests per second at peak times.

  • AWS Case Study: Worldreader

    Worldreader, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing books to children in developing countries, teamed up with soccer team FC Barcelona to send 1 million e-books to boys and girls in Africa. The organization needed a world-class website to accept donations and handle spikes in traffic. Working with AWS and Transcend Computing, Worldreader had its site up and running in only three days without having to sacrifice valuable donations to invest in costly infrastructure.

  • AWS Case Study: WOW air

    WOW air is a low-cost transatlantic airline that grew from a startup into a million-passenger-a-year carrier in just four years. The company hosts the majority of its Internet-facing IT infrastructure, including its websites and internet booking engine, on AWS. It now has the IT capacity and scalability to match pace with its growth, and application latency has been reduced by 68%, which means customers get faster response times when booking trips through the WOW air website.

  • AWS Case Study: Wowza

    Wowza uses AWS to offer Wowza Media Server Pro on Amazon EC2 as self-managed Software as a Service (SaaS). Since launching Wowza Pro on Amazon EC2 with DevPay, hundreds of users have signed up for the service. In the six months following its launch, the company's revenue for Wowza Pro increased by more than 400%.

  • AWS Case Study: Xiaomi

    Xiaomi develops high-end smartphones for the worldwide market. The company chose AWS to launch its mobile application download center cost-effectively and with quicker time to market.

  • AWS Case Study: Xignite

    Xignite employs Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3 to deliver financial market data to enterprise applications, portals, and websites for clients such as Forbes, Citi, ING, kaChing, and Starbucks.

  • AWS Case Study: Y-cam Solutions

    Y-cam Solutions provides wireless cameras and software for home security systems in Europe and the U.S. After launching its service on a traditional hosted infrastructure, Y-cam moved to AWS to save costs and offer its customers 7 days of unlimited free video storage. Now Y-cam is using AWS to store 7 TB of customer data in the AWS Cloud, offer 99.997% availability, and scale to double its user base every 4 months—while saving £125,000 each year.

  • AWS Case Study: Y-Cam Will Save 80% Over Three Years

    Y-cam Solutions is a provider of high quality, affordable, and easy-to-use indoor and outdoor security cameras for residential and small business use. As the company prepared to launch a new surveillance video storage service in 2011, it needed a flexible infrastructure that could be launched quickly across North America and Europe without requiring a large capital investment or revenue commitment. By using AWS, Y-cam was able to build its service five months instead of 15 months as originally estimated, and estimates reducing the cost of infrastructure by 80% over a three-year period.

  • AWS Case Study: Yelp

    Yelp is a popular consumer review website that uses Amazon S3 to store log files growing at 100GB per day and Amazon Elastic MapReduce to power approximately 20 separate batch scripts processing those logs, with s3cmd and the Ruby Elastic MapReduce utility for monitoring.

  • AWS Case Study: Yelp Cuts Test-Run Times by 90% Using AWS

    Yelp.com and the Yelp mobile app publishes crowd-sourced reviews and photos about local businesses across the United States and in Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, and New Zealand. Using AWS services, Yelp streamlined its testing and development environment to maximize the productivity of its hybrid infrastructure, cutting its test-run time to 10 minutes, compared to as much as two hours previously.

  • AWS Case Study: YIT & Ynet

    YIT hosts nearly 800 news websites in its data center in Tel Aviv, Israel. The company turned to AWS to launch and host a live notification service for its largest news site, Ynet, when its own data center couldn’t handle the additional load. On AWS, YIT can scale in minutes to handle traffic spikes of up to 80,000 users per second without failure.

  • AWS Case Study: Yo

    Yo is a popular social messaging mobile application built for iOS, Android, and Windows phones. The company migrated its mobile application backend to AWS to help improve the reliability of its application and reduce downtime. By using AWS, Yo can scale to support millions of users, send hundreds of thousands of notifications daily, and improve the overall user experience.

  • AWS Case Study: YPlan

    YPlan is a mobile-only app that allows people to browse a curated list of the best events in their city and book tickets in just two taps. By using AWS right from the start, YPlan quickly grew its user base to 500,000 and experiences availability close to 100%.

  • AWS Case Study: Z2

    Z2 produces multiplayer mobile games that offer players an immersive environment with community and social features. The company needed speed and performance to support players worldwide as they interact with each other in real time. By running on AWS, the company can scale quickly to manage worldwide traffic with low latency and gather insights from millions of game sessions to support customers and develop new features.

  • AWS Case Study: ZEDO

    Digital ad technology company ZEDO offers products and services that help publishers sell and deliver Internet ads. By migrating to AWS, ZEDO has improved ad delivery times by almost 50% and reduced its operating costs by 40%.

  • AWS Case Study: Ziff Davis

    After acquiring several web properties rapidly, Ziff Davis, a leading digital media company, had to find a way to implement the company’s proprietary technology on the properties and manage them efficiently. By moving to AWS, Ziff Davis is able to create an efficient R&D environment, programmatically create a cohesive environment across its portfolio, and reduce costs by nearly 30%.

  • AWS Case Study: Zillow

    Zillow is the leading housing rental and real estate marketplace, used by tens of millions of home buyers, sellers, and renters. Zillow migrated its image-processing and delivery system to AWS to solve performance issues and gain scalability. As a result, the company improved user experience on its image-heavy websites, halved its content delivery network costs, and can now process more than 3 million images per day and serve up to 150,000 images per second.

  • AWS Case Study: ZipList

    ZipList, owned by Conde Nast, provides an online recipe box and grocery list service available on mobile devices and the Web. By using the AWS Cloud and Amazon CloudSearch, ZipList reduced the time to render pages from 9 seconds to less 1 second and scales automatically to support more than 3.5 million customers worldwide.

  • AWS Case Study: Zumba Fitness

    Zumba Fitness is one of the world’s largest dance fitness programs, with 14 million people taking Zumba classes at 140,000 different locations in 151 countries. Zumba migrated its website to AWS in 2009, enabling the company to serve 7 TB of images to users each month—and save 39% on computing costs by using Amazon Reserved Instances.

  • AWS Case Study: ZyXEL

    ZyXEL is a world class networking company providing innovative and reliable Internet solutions to businesses worldwide. Searching for a cost-effective CDN solution, the company turned to AWS and uses Amazon CloudFront to deliver website content to users with high availability and low latency. By moving to AWS, ZyXEL has reduced its CDN costs by 99%.

  • AWS Case Sudy: Canva

    Canva is an innovative design company that provides online design tools to create flyers, blog posts, websites and other marketing materials. The company is using AWS to host its graphic design platform, process more than 22 million image requests a day, and scale its infrastructure to handle graphics created by millions of users. By using AWS, Canva’s IT infrastructure costs are more than 40% under its forecasted budget.