Modernizing with AWS

For RepricerExpress, the best place to run Microsoft workloads is on AWS

Lucid Interactive company RepricerExpress, sister application of automated feedback solution FeedbackExpress, enables over 4,200 Amazon Marketplace and eBay sellers to set and customize automated pricing strategies, made what seemed to be a reasonable assumption: Microsoft infrastructure like Windows and SQL Server should run best on Microsoft Azure. While reasonable, the assumption was wrong. Though RepricerExpress […]

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How Visma accelerated deployment speed by 8X with AWS

Visma offers a wide range of business software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications to approximately one million customers across Europe. They needed to modernize to ensure they could release new software features as quickly as possible to meet customer needs: According to Alexander Lystad, Visma’s chief cloud architect, “With a data center model, we spent a lot of […]

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How Globe Telecom is modernizing with open source on AWS

A swelling number of organizations are turning to open source, and running it in the cloud, to modernize their infrastructure. Globe Telecom (“Globe”), a major telecommunications (“telco”) services provider in the Philippines, is no different, and has embraced AWS to increase the company’s pace of innovation, allowing them to actively experiment with different applications designed to […]

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How Pacific Magazines changed cloud providers to improve performance, increase scale, and drive innovation with AWS

Pacific Magazines (“Pacific”), the home of leading publications like marie claire, allrecipes.com, and Better Homes and Gardens, is in the middle of a transformation. The company has been seeking to move from simply publishing great content, as important as that is, to also enabling their employees to develop bold ideas. To achieve this, since 2016 […]

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How Autodesk transformed a “good enough” app into “great”

Too often, “good enough” simply isn’t “good enough.” This is especially true for a large multinational company like Autodesk with ambitious growth plans. Autodesk is a leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software. The company started its cloud modernization journey years ago, moving workloads from private datacenters to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), […]

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Inside MindTouch’s Modernization Journey with AWS

Even early adopters of the cloud can still benefit from modernizing their infrastructure. MindTouch is one example. MindTouch, with over 43 million active users, offers a knowledge management platform that allows organizations to create and publish content into a customizable self-service experience. MindTouch started its modernization journey with AWS in 2008 when they moved their Microsoft […]

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Why Davinci migrated and modernized their Microsoft SQL Server workloads onto AWS

Change can be hard. However, customers frequently tell me they find the greatest success modernizing their infrastructure when they embrace larger, transformative efforts, rather than small, incremental changes. Even though modernizing promises improved productivity and innovation, many customers aren’t sure how to start. In this blog I’ll walk through how Davinci accelerated their modernization efforts […]

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Why you should modernize with AWS (and leave your old guard vendor or technology behind)

Thousands of customers are modernizing their infrastructure, evident in the booming use of Linux versus Microsoft Windows and the shrinking use of Oracle database since 2013 even as open source engines rise, as Gartner data (e.g., State of the Open-Source DBMS Market 2018) shows. Most of this modernization is happening in the cloud as customers […]

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