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    Capital One Cafe
    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.


      DigitalGlobe uses Amazon SageMaker to handle machine learning at scale.


      By combining Butterfleye’s on-camera facial functionality and Amazon Rekognition’s API, the company can identify and tag millions of faces accurately.


      Haptik incorporated Amazon Polly into the Haptik infrastructure. Amazon Polly turns text into lifelike speech. In effect, it lets developers build applications that can talk.  

    • 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.

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    • University of Arizona Case Study

      The University of Arizona addressed the challenge of creating a more efficient and agile IT operation by migrating to the cloud. After initial success in migrating its Research Administration system, UA became the first major university to migrate its PeopleSoft application environments—Learning (EL), Human Resources (HR), and Student (SA)—to AWS. The University of Arizona is all about tomorrow. The school is building an IT operation that is scalable, responsive to its changing needs, and a foundation on which it can grow and innovate.

    • LoanLogics Case Study

      LoanLogics is able to scale to storage demands in days instead of weeks using AWS Storage Gateway and Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS). LoanLogics is a software company that helps its customers validate compliance and manage risk during the manufacture and acquisition of loan assets. By migrating all in on the AWS Cloud, LoanLogics' product and development teams have more time to focus on delivering value to customers.

    • NWEA Case Study

      Using AWS, the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) delivers adaptive, personalized tests to improve the learning experience for the student. NWEA provides the insights that help students learn, teachers teach, and leaders lead. NWEA’s proven assessment solutions, customized professional learning, and industry-leading research keeps students ahead of the curve as times and standards change. NWEA uses a serverless architecture on AWS and is looking towards machine learning and artificial intelligence to analyze the data and turn it into something meaningful for students and teachers.

    • Santa Monica College Case Study

      The California Cloud Workforce Project (“CA Cloud”), a consortium of 19 LA County community colleges and their sister high schools, offers a Cloud Computing Certificate. The CA Cloud curriculum was designed collaboratively by faculty at Santa Monica College (SMC) and AWS Educate, with the support of subject matter experts from AWS and other LA-based tech companies to equip students with cloud skills needed for careers in the tech industry.

    • Northern Virginia Community College Case Study

      Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA), in collaboration with the AWS Educate program, rolled out a Cloud Computing specialization as part of its Information Systems Technology (IST) Associate of Applied Science degree starting in Fall 2018. The program is one of the first cloud computing degrees in the nation offered by a community college. The two-year IST Cloud Computing degree program is built to address the high concentration of tech employers in the Northern Virginia region and the demand for employees with cloud computing skills. This degree program marks an exciting first step in a much broader plan to bring cloud computing education to students throughout the state of Virginia, as this degree also seeks to bridge into high schools and four-year institutions.

    • University of Oklahoma Case Study

      The University of Oklahoma IT department aims to affect the student experience on campus in more ways than just delivering technology. Technology innovation, like Alexa, will play a major role in that mission. After introducing Alexa to OU, the students are all-in when it comes to using voice-enabled technology. Technology-minded students want to learn how to develop Alexa skills and believe it is a marketable skill as they look to their future after OU.

    • Cornell University Case Study

      When two Cornell University instructors wanted to improve student access to course resources, they turned to the cloud. By using cloud-based virtual desktops and application streaming services, every student could access the same application on any device. Cornell University adopted cloud solutions to achieve outcomes like increased in-class interactivity, eliminating the need for visits to the on-campus computer labs, and an improved experience for distance learners.

    • Amazon Prime Video Case Study

      Amazon Prime Video used the AWS Cloud and AWS Elemental to stream live NFL games to millions of global fans, ensure reliability and low latency, and help advertisers optimize ad performance. The online streaming, video-on-demand service offers original content as well as movies and TV shows for purchase. To stream 11 live NFL games, Amazon Prime Video took advantage of the scalability and performance of Amazon DynamoDB and other AWS services, including AWS Elemental MediaTailor.

    • Intercom Case Study

      Intercom designed, prototyped, tested, and deployed a stream-processing service in under two weeks using an AWS serverless architecture. Intercom offers a suite of messaging-first products that integrate seamlessly with other companies' websites and mobile apps to help them acquire, engage with, and support their own customers. Intercom is using AWS Lambda and Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics to detect and shut down misbehaving customer integrations that might imperil availability by excessively updating Amazon DynamoDB.

    • National Geographic Case Study

      National Geographic Partners (NGP) used a serverless architecture for an app that provides personalized access to its 130-year, multichannel content catalog. NGP, a joint venture between National Geographic and 21st Century Fox, provides premium science, adventure, and exploration content across a huge portfolio of media assets. The National Geographic App uses AWS Lambda, Amazon Rekognition, and Amazon CloudSearch to build user profiles, automatically tag images, and serve refreshed, engaging content each time a user visits.

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