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    How Capital One Reduced its Data-Center Footprint, Expanded its Use of Microservices, and Reimagined Banking Using AWS

    How did Capital One get to the point where, in 2015, it announced that all new company applications would run in—and all existing applications would be systematically rearchitected for—the cloud? Although Capital One, a technology company that offers financial services, is different in important ways from other companies in its industry, its path to the AWS Cloud and its cloud-first approach to software development offers useful tips for large, non-cloud-native, highly-regulated enterprises mapping out their own cloud journeys.

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    Peloton relies on AWS to power its on-demand, live leaderboard. Learn More>>

    Cerner chose AWS to power its machine learning and artificial intelligence. Learn More>>

    Expedia is all in on AWS, with plans to migrate 80 percent of its mission-critical apps. Learn more »

    Atlassian uses AWS to scale its issue-tracking software applications and enhance its disaster recovery and availability. Learn more »

    • Enterprises

    • Startups

    • Public Sector

    • Big Data

      Collect and process colossal amounts of data quickly and cost-efficiently.

      Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

      FINRA uses AWS to capture, analyze, and store a daily influx of 75 billion records.


      Unilever uses AWS to launch and analyze digital marketing campaigns faster.

      The Kellogg Company

      Kellogg's uses AWS to to deliver spend analyses and data simulations in minutes.

    • Data Center Migration

      Migrate your on-premises workloads to AWS.


      Using AWS, AOL has been able to move mission-critical workloads to the cloud, extend its global reach, and save millions of dollars on energy resources.

      Conde Nast

      In just three months, Condé Nast was able to migrate over 500 servers, one petabyte of storage, various mission critical applications, and over 100 database servers into the AWS Cloud.


      Using AWS, InfoSpace migrated its full data center within 6 months and can now easily manage its Microsoft stack on AWS.

    • Enterprise Solutions

      Run common and custom business applications securely and reliably.

      General Electric

      GE is migrating more than 9,000 workloads, including 300 disparate ERP systems, to AWS while reducing its datacenter footprint.

      Brooks Brothers

      Brooks Brothers runs its SAP and CRM solutions on AWS, gaining agility and cost savings.


      Intuit is saving money by moving its business applications to AWS.

    • Financial Services

      Accelerate agility, enable innovation, and protect sentitive data.

      Pacific Life Insurance

      Pacific Life uses AWS as part of a hybrid computing environment to control IT costs.


      Nasdaq delivers data on demand cost-effectively using AWS.


      Robinhood built its brokerage trading platform and a massively scalable securities trading app on AWS.

    • Healthcare & Life Sciences

      Enable agile research, collaboration, product development, and sales.

      Centers for Disease Control

      Using AWS, the CDC shares health information widely while avoiding hardware investments.

      Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics

      Siemens has built a secure, HIPAA-compliant, scalable platform on AWS.

      Brisol-Myers Squibb

      BMS used AWS to build a frugal, secure, self-provisioning research portal.

    • Internet of Things (IoT)

      Easily and securely connect devices to the cloud.


      Enel is saving on compute and storage costs, reduced provisioning time, and has transformed its business.


      Rachio processes millions of IoT messages daily and has cut development costs by 40 percent using AWS. 


      iRobot uses AWS to support its vision for products used in connected homes, including its popular Roomba vacuum cleaners.

    • Machine Learning (ML) & Artificial Intelligence (AI)

      Machine Learning in the hands of every developer and data scientist.

      Capital One

      Using AWS, Capital One turns data into insights through machine learning, allowing the company to innovate quickly on behalf of its customers.


      Intuit uses Amazon SageMaker to train its machine-learning models quickly and at scale, cutting the time needed to deploy the models by 90 percent.

      Formula 1

      Formula 1 uses Amazon SageMaker to analyze race data in real time, then shares the insights with television viewers.


    • Web & Mobile Apps

      Build and scale high-performance websites and mobile applications.


      Pinterest uses AWS to manage multiple petabytes of data and perform daily refreshes of its massive search index.


      Airbnb's web and mobile apps run on AWS and scale automatically to support demand.


      Spotify uses AWS's scalable IT to support usage peaks and can launch new features faster.

    Discover what customers are doing with AWS today

    • PIX System Case Study

      PIX System migrated its data center to the AWS Cloud, improving performance by 30 percent and gaining instant scalability. The company’s remote collaboration and asset-sharing platform enables producers, directors, cast, and crew around the globe to collaborate effectively on TV and film productions. PIX System uses Amazon EBS to migrate files to Amazon S3 volumes for primary storage, and takes advantage of Amazon EC2 instances for video workflows, including automated media-processing workflows and content collaboration.

    • Amazon Prime Video DynamoDB Case Study

      Amazon migrated its Item Master Service from Oracle to Amazon DynamoDB to improve availability and scalability, reduce the operational burden, and improve utilization. Amazon is the world’s leading online retailer and provides a wide range of cloud services through its Amazon Web Services (AWS) division. The company used AWS Database Migration Service to migrate 150 TB of data in just two months with zero downtime, and now relies on Amazon DynamoDB to process more than five billion catalog updates every day without significant manual effort.

    • Thorn Case Study

      Using AWS, Thorn developed Spotlight, an app that helps law enforcement close trafficking cases much faster than by using traditional manual methods. Founded in 2012, Thorn builds technology to defend children from sexual abuse. Spotlight uses Amazon Rekognition, an image and video analysis service, Amazon EC2 C5 instances with Intel Xeon processors, and Amazon Cognito for a secure, scalable user directory. It also uses Amazon SQS and Amazon SNS to queue escort ads for analysis and send alerts to law enforcement.

    • Warung Pintar Case Study

      Warung Pintar is a tech startup building prefabricated kiosks that incorporate technology such as Wi-Fi hotspots, phone-charging stations, point-of-sale systems, and security cameras. Its offices are based in Jakarta, Indonesia. 

    • Amartha Case Study

      Launched in 2010, Amartha is a peer-to-peer lending company, seeking to connect entrepreneurs in rural areas of Indonesia with individuals looking to invest in the country’s small businesses.

    • Mobiuspace Case Study

      Drawing on AWS’ rich development and deployment toolset, Mobiuspace is able to rapidly build and launch a host of mobile apps to provide users in the Middle East, Latin America, and Southeast Asia with exceptional short video services. As a startup for mobile short-form video services, Mobiuspace’s mission is to build anticipation in every corner of the world through technology. Mobiuspace is powered by Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon RDS, Amazon EMR, Amazon RedShift, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon Rekognition, Amazon SageMaker, Amazon EC2 Container Registry, AWS Data Transfer, and AWS Business Support, among others.

    • AWS Case Study - Hubble Connected

      By using AWS, Hubble Connected is helping people transform their households by installing connected devices that enable owners to control the home environment through voice commands or smartphone apps. Hubble Connected provides the Hubble platform as a service that delivers the backend infrastructure for manufacturers’ smart devices. Hubble runs on the AWS Cloud with services such as Amazon EC2 powering its applications, Amazon S3 storing billions of objects, and Amazon DynamoDB storing all metadata events.

    • Desire2Learn Case Study

      D2L relies on AWS to ensure high availability for educational applications used by millions of learners, to protect student data, and to spin up dev and test environments in minutes. Based in Canada, D2L provides leading learning-management systems for schools worldwide. The organization runs its Brightspace Learning Environment and other key applications on AWS.

    • Athabasca University Case Study

      Athabasca University considers a more skilled citizenry and new opportunities for startups among the top benefits of moving to the AWS Cloud. The institution is Canada’s only 100 percent open and online digital university, and 70 percent of its students are the first in their families to achieve a university degree. The organization's first migration included moving its content-management platform to AWS, which helped increase access to education for international learners, as well as for those in rural communities.

    • Engie Case Study

      As an international energy provider, ENGIE structures its activities around the three key sectors of electricity, natural gas, and energy services. With 150,000 employees in more than 70 countries around the world, ENGIE provides its customers with high-technology solutions in response to their needs to meet the energy challenges of tomorrow. ENGIE is committed to responsible growth of its businesses in response to the central challenges of the transition toward a low-carbon economy, including providing access to sustainably-generated energy, combating and reducing the effects of climate change, and making responsible use of natural resources.

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