Modernizing with AWS

Category: Compute

Cost optimization and innovation: An introduction to application modernization

This post is contributed by Douglas Lee, Principal Developer Advocate for Windows  When we work with customers running on-premises Windows workloads, we usually hear two things. Customers want to lower their Total Cost of Ownership, and embrace technologies that enable them to innovate freely to meet their evolving business needs. Introduction to Windows Application Modernization […]

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To get the most from open source software, run it where it works best

Given the incredibly rich open source ecosystem, many companies have decided to make open source software integral to how they build and run applications. Deciding to use open source software like MySQL or Apache Kafka, however, isn’t the same as effectively running it. As such, the current question isn’t whether to use open source software, but rather how […]

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From “Days to Seconds”: Inside Jobvite’s SQL Server to Amazon Aurora Migration

How would it be to move your infrastructure from a source of constant care to “seamless,” something that “you don’t have to think about anymore”? For Jobvite, a provider of recruiting software that helps thousands of companies source, hire, and onboard top talent, this is exactly what they experienced upon migrating from self-managed Microsoft SQL […]

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Redcat chooses AWS to run hybrid Windows/Linux workloads

Running in a colocation center was “choking the growth” of Redcat, a specialist provider of an integrated, end-to-end Hospitality management system. When the company looked to move to the cloud, they had to find the best place to run hybrid Linux and Microsoft Windows workloads. After evaluating Microsoft Azure and AWS, Redcat found “AWS to […]

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How SSP moved Windows workloads to AWS to save millions

Just because you’re moving to the cloud doesn’t mean you have to leave your favorite applications behind. Like many others, a global, insurance provider of technology solutions and software, chose to migrate and rearchitect their Windows applications to AWS. With this radical change, SSP cut software deployment times from months to minutes and saved $2 […]

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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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