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  • 91App Case Study

    Using AWS has enabled 91App to reduce the time required to create and launch digital campaigns from what would have been several weeks in a physical infrastructure to 24 hours. 91App builds mobile commerce applications for clients that manage inventory and content through the 91App website. The company is using Amazon ElastiCache to improve the speed of application performance and Amazon CloudFront to distribute content to users in a wide range of markets. 

  • abof Case Study

    Running its infrastructure in AWS has enabled abof to achieve 99.999 percent availability and an average page loading time of 1.5 seconds, while obtaining the agility needed to thrive in the competitive online fashion industry in India. abof is Indian conglomerate Aditya Birla Group’s initial venture into e-commerce; the business provides apparel, footwear, and accessories for men and women. The business is using Amazon EC2 to run IBM WebSphere Commerce Suite and an IBM DB2 database, Amazon S3 to store website images and video, Amazon RDS to run a MySQL database supporting an in-house developed logistics system, and Amazon CloudFront to deliver content to users across India and internationally. 

  • Amazon.com Case Study

    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.

  • Artfinder Case Study

    Artfinder can match its customers with art they will love thanks to recommendation tools built on AWS. The company is an online art marketplace, allowing thousands of artists to sell directly to buyers. It runs its website and recommendation tools using AWS technologies such as Amazon EC2, Amazon Machine Learning, Amazon Rekognition, and Amazon Kinesis Firehose.

  • 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: 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: Brooks Brothers

    Brooks Brothers is a leading US retailer of fashion wear and accessories. The company is running key business-critical SAP applications powered by HANA on AWS. Now, the organization can use AWS to launch and test new SAP software based retail projects in hours instead of weeks, save thousands on hardware costs, and focus more on new initiatives that drive revenue.

  • 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: 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: 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: 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: Gilt

    Using AWS Gilt can keep its customers’ data safe with virtual private networks, security groups, and other features supporting security, while expediting software deployments and updates with AWS CodeDeploy. Gilt is an online website that provides insider access to top fashion brands at deeply discounted prices. The company moved from an on-premises data center to AWS to leverage the speed and efficiency of a cloud-based microservices infrastructure.

  • 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: Instacart

    Instacart allows people to order groceries online by connecting them with personal shoppers who hand pick items at the customers' favorite local stores and deliver them straight to their doors. Instacart uses AWS CodeDeploy to automate deployment operations for all of its front-end and back-end services. Using AWS CodeDeploy has enabled Instacart’s developers to focus on their product and worry less about deployment operations.

  • 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: 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: 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: 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: Loyalty New Zealand

    Using AWS has enabled Loyalty New Zealand to save hundreds of thousands of dollars in initial capital costs for a physical infrastructure, reduce the time to provision infrastructure resources from more than three months to 15 minutes, and establish a resilient, dynamic platform for future rewards program development. Loyalty New Zealand, which operates out of Wellington and Auckland, owns and runs Fly Buys, New Zealand’s largest rewards program with more than 2.4 million customers. It also owns Lab360, a full-service data and analytics business. Fly Buys New Zealand is running on LoyaltyCloud—an internally developed multi-program, multi-currency loyalty platform—in an AWS infrastructure.

  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Ocado

    Ocado, the worlds’ largest online grocery retailer, is using AWS to power its Smart Platform – bringing its disruptive, tech-driven business model to bricks-and-mortar retailers worldwide. Moving to AWS has made experimenting with new innovations much faster and far more cost-effective, helping Ocado developers get ideas from conception to production in under an hour. AWS also enables Ocado to integrate data from hundreds of microservices into a data lake that powers AI capabilities across the infrastructure.

  • 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: 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: 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: River Island

    Founded in 1948, River Island is a leading UK high street fashion brand with 300 stores and a thriving digital business. Watch Doug Gardner, CIO at River Island, discuss how AWS allows the company to innovate at speed and scale its systems to handle major demand peaks on Black Friday.

  • 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: 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: 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: 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: Zalora

    Zalora is an online fashion retailer in South East Asia and Australasia. The business is running its Australian and Taiwan websites on AWS and plans to migrate its remaining websites into AWS by mid-2016. Using AWS has enabled Zalora to bring new products to market three times faster than in a previous hosted data center environment, increase capacity by 150 percent during peak sales periods, and operate with less than 100 engineers supporting more than 1,500 employees.

  • Chumbak India Case Study

    By using AWS, Chumbak focuses 100 percent of its IT resources on development, releasing new code for its web store every day. Chumbak sells its own designs for apparel, home décor, and consumer-life style goods via its web store and multiple stores across India. It ensures web store visitors can find and buy the products they want easily regardless of traffic numbers thanks to a back-end infrastructure running on Amazon EC2 instances with Auto Scaling, an Amazon S3 data repository, and Amazon Kinesis to capture and process web-store clickstreams in real time. 

  • Daniel Wellington Case Study

    Daniel Wellington re-architects its Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment with microservices for improved scalability and lower cost. The Swedish company designs and sells watches and accessories based on classic, minimalist designs. It uses services including AWS Lambda, Amazon Kinesis, and Amazon Cognito.

  • DoHome Case Study

    DoHome operates as a retail and wholesale store, carrying a wide variety of construction materials, home improvements and home decorations products across Thailand. The company had first deployed their eCommerce system on AWS, enjoying a secured and scalable environment, and server runtime of 24/7 before deciding to move their SAP S/4 HANA system on AWS. Utilizing services such as Amazon S3, Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon VPC and the best practices have helped reduce DoHome's go-to-market time and improved availability to better serve their customers.

  • Edmunds.com - Macie Case Study

    Edmunds uses Amazon Macie to gain better visibility into data, and identify access violations more effectively. Edmunds is a leading network for car shopping and information, helping millions of shoppers every month find their perfect car. The company uses Amazon Macie to get visibility into data stored on Amazon S3 and to classify data usage.

  • Edmunds.com Case Study

    Through its use of AWS, Edmunds.com has developed a highly scalable infrastructure for its entire technology stack while significantly reducing its operating costs. The company operates a car-buying website that is visited by 20 million people each month. Edmunds.com hosts its website and back-end systems on AWS, employs Amazon Redshift as its data warehouse, and uses AWS CodeCommit as its source control service.  

  • eVitamins Case Study

    Using AWS WAF, eVitamins automated its website security, reducing IT overhead, application-layer attacks, and incident-response time each by 90 percent. A health and beauty ecommerce retailer, eVitamins carries more than 25,000 products and ships to 85 countries worldwide. The company uses services that are part of the AWS WAF Security Automations solution, including Amazon CloudFront for content delivery, Amazon CloudWatch for tracking metrics and triggering alerts, and AWS Lambda for API automations.

  • Gelato Case Study

    By moving to AWS, Gelato has gained the elasticity to handle seasonal traffic spikes while maintaining lean operations and containing costs. The firm, which serves more than 40 markets and millions of clients, provides a platform for consumers and businesses to access commercial-quality printing services. It runs its production platform and websites for its Gelato and Optimalprint brands in the cloud using Amazon S3 and Amazon EC2. 

  • Grupanya Case Study

    Using AWS, Grupanya can more easily handle double the traffic during busy periods. It’s one of the largest e-commerce platforms in Turkey, offering its customers group discounts on big brands. The company runs its websites and apps on AWS, using services including Amazon EC2 and Amazon DynamoDB.

  • HelloFresh Case Study

    HelloFresh, the leading company worldwide in meal-kit delivery, sends boxes loaded with delicious ingredients and matching recipes straight to your doorstep. Founded in Berlin, the company quickly expanded internationally and currently serves over one million households in eight countries. For further developing it's IT sector, HelloFresh was looking for a best in class partner that is similarly flexible and efficient. As a result, in December 2014, HelloFresh partnered with AWS and incorporated services like Amazon Cloudfront, EC2, RDS and Route 53 into its business operations. These services improve operational efficiency, facilitate global collaboration among employees and allow HelloFresh to better serve its customers worldwide by reducing package delivery times.

     

  • iRobot Case Study

    Using the AWS Cloud, iRobot can offer internet-connected Roomba robotic vacuums on a global scale. By helping its customers with everyday chores, the company gives them more time for what’s most important. iRobot connects to its Roomba vacuums using AWS Lambda, Amazon Kinesis, and AWS IoT in a serverless architecture.

  • Jumplife Case Study

    By using AWS, Taiwan-based Jumplife supports a 150 percent increase in visitors to its e-commerce platform and achieves a five-time increase in performance on its database service. Jumplife operates Gamadian—an app-based virtual shopping mall dedicated to snack foods. The company built the e-commerce platform behind Gamadian with Amazon EC2 instances supporting web and application services, Amazon RDS for Aurora delivering additional database performance, and Amazon S3 providing a repository for product images.

  • lululemon athletica Case Study

    lululemon athletica can stand up development environments in minutes instead of days, automate its environment, and enable continuous integration and deployment using AWS. The Canadian company sells yoga-inspired apparel and other clothing at more than 350 locations throughout the world. The company runs its dev and test environments—as well as an upcoming mobile app—on the AWS Cloud.

  • Made.com Case Study

    Made.com migrated to AWS to support a record-breaking sales period with no downtime. The company provides a website that links home-furnishings designers directly to consumers. It now runs its e-commerce platform, website, and customer-facing applications on AWS, using services such as Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, and Auto Scaling groups. 

  • Modacruz Case Study

    By using AWS, Modacruz can handle spikes in traffic of 20,000 users in 30 minutes, while increasing server capacity by 150 percent. The startup’s customers can purchase second-hand designer clothing at affordable prices through its website and mobile app. Modacruz uses AWS Elastic Beanstalk to deploy apps across a multi-language development environment and Amazon Redshift to collect and manage its user data.

  • Pacific Inter-Link Case Study

    Pacific Inter-Link, one of the leading MME (Manufacturer – Marketer – Exporter) organisations in Malaysia, has a global workforce of nearly 7,000 and is primarily focused on the export of commodities, consumer goods and services from Malaysia and the Far East to Global Markets. Using AWS for its deployment of SAP workloads, Pacific Inter-Link has enjoyed a significant reduction in infrastructure spend together with quicker deployments and automation improvements for their daily workloads. In addition, using AWS services such as AWS CloudTrail, Amazon CloudWatch and AWS Lambda have resulted in excellent utilization of AWS infrastructure and substantial savings which is expected to accrue over the next 3 years. 

  • Rent-A-Center Case Study

    Rent-A-Center (RAC) uses AWS to manage its new e-commerce website, scale to support a 1,000 percent spike in site traffic, and enable a DevOps approach. RAC is a leading renter of furniture, appliances, and electronics to customers in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. The company runs its e-commerce website on the AWS Cloud.

  • Senao International Case Study

    Migrating its POS and CRM systems to the AWS Cloud has enabled Senao International to automate 63 percent of systems maintenance, better manage security protocols, and eliminate downtime. Senao International is the leading provider of wireless phones, accessories, and mobile calling plans in Taiwan. The company uses Amazon EC2 to power its new e-commerce site and CRM platform, Amazon RDS to manage databases, and AWS Lambda to automate control of its AWS WAF firewall. 

  • Thrive Market Case Study

    By using AWS services and analytic solutions available on the AWS Marketplace, Thrive Market deployed a highly scalable platform that helped the company go from zero to $100 million in revenues in 14 months while obtaining a 360-degree view of their customers. Thrive Market is an online startup that sells organic food and beauty products. It uses Amazon Redshift, Matillion ETL for Redshift, and Tableau for its data analytics. 

  • Travis Perkins Case Study

    Using AWS, Travis Perkins plc is creating a continuous-development and -deployment cycle, supporting its businesses by increasing automation and boosting performance of mission-critical systems. The group, which operates 21 brands including home-improvement site Wickes, has supplied materials to the United Kingdom’s building and construction markets for more than 200 years. The firm uses AWS technologies including Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS to run SAP Hybris environments for the group’s digital store fronts.  

  • Under Armour Case Study

    Under Armour can scale its Connected Fitness apps to meet the demands of more than 180 million global users, innovate and deliver new products and features more quickly, and expand internationally by taking advantage of the reliability and high availability of AWS. The company is a global leader in performance footwear, apparel, and equipment. Under Armour runs its growing Connected Fitness app platform on the AWS Cloud.

  • Vend Case Study

    By migrating to AWS, Vend has reduced its overall infrastructure costs by 40 percent while gaining the flexibility to change its infrastructure to meet its specific requirements. Founded in 2010, Vend provides cloud-based point-of-sale software to retailers around the world. The business uses Amazon EC2 and Amazon ECS for a range of workloads; the company's core databases run on Amazon RDS.

  • Vinomofo Case Study

    By launching its website on AWS, Vinomofo was able to scale seamlessly to support increases in visitor numbers from 100 during off-peak periods to 12,000 during peak events. Established in 2011 and headquartered in Adelaide, Australia, Vinomofo is an online retailer that specializes in sourcing quality wines and providing discount wine deals to consumers. The business is now establishing a distribution network and business in China, and plans to launch in the United States.  

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