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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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    • 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

      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.

      AOL

      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.

      InfoSpace

      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

      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 OMX

      Nasdaq delivers data on demand cost-effectively using AWS.

      Robinhood

      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

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

      Rachio

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

      iRobot

      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

      DigitalGlobe uses Amazon SageMaker to handle machine learning at scale.

      Butterfleye

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

      Haptik

      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

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

      Airbnb

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

      Spotify

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

    Discover what customers are doing with AWS today

    • QTAC Case Study

      Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) operates a centralized application service for Queensland, Australia. QTAC sees around 100,000 students on its platform and offers 75,000 of those a place at an institution. Using the AWS Cloud, they are able to offer more reliable services and experience nearly 100% uptime, even with traffic spiking to 80,000 hits per minute. QTAC looks forward to a future with expanding opportunities for applicants by utilising new technologies and services like Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon SQS, and Amazon ECS. With an organisation of 60 to 70 people, using the cloud allows them to do a lot with a small IT team and not worry about operating data centres. 

    • Adskom Case Study

      Adskom improves sales by up to 30 percent with AWS. Adskom is an ad tech company supporting digital marketing campaigns. The company moved its Cloudera Hadoop–based analytics environment to Amazon EC2 instances, supported by Amazon RDS.

    • udrew Case Study

      Udrew is a one-stop shop for all your small building planning and approvals. Currently, it can take months to get a building plan drawn up, submitted, and approved. The process involves multiple parties and multiple steps, often with drawn out communication back and forth between resident and local council. With udrew, you can plan and get an instant approval in minutes. In the last two years, udrew has adopted the AWS Cloud using services like Amazon S3 to scale the platform quickly and deliver an improved user experience. Using the cloud, udrew is able to scale and deliver services in real-time to serve all parties.

    • NTUC Link Case Study

      NTUC Link is part of the NTUC (National Trades Union Congress) social enterprise and primarily focuses on the loyalty business in Singapore, with close to 2 million members. Its programs include LinkPoints and Plus!, which enables members to use points for shopping and purchasing goods. Using AWS services such as Amazon Redshift, Amazon RDS, Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3 to support its data and analytics pipeline, it has been able to provide insights to merchants and customers much quicker than before, which helps its merchants deliver better personalized services to their customers. By running on AWS, NTUC Link enjoys a faster time to market for its new products and features releases.

    • Woodside Case Study

      Using the AWS Cloud, Woodside can deliver analytics algorithms in a matter of weeks or days instead of three to six months. Woodside is a global oil and gas company based in Australia. The company uses IoT technology to monitor more than 200,000 sensors at one Liquefied Natural Gas plant, and Big Data tools to deliver quick insights across the organization.

    • Milk VFX Case Study

      Milk animated and rendered 170 ocean simulation shots in 6 weeks on AWS. A London-based visual effects (VFX) company with extensive television and film credits, Milk has won an Academy Award and multiple BAFTA awards. The company uses AWS Thinkbox Deadline to manage and administer Amazon EC2 instances as cloud render nodes. 

    • Noosa Shire Council

      Situated at the northern tip of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, Noosa Shire covers an area of 871km2 and is home to more than 54,000 people. Using AWS and Technology One, Noosa Shire moved to a cloud-based solution, estimating that they would save 3-4 million dollars. Those savings have been realized and ongoing. The council experiences efficiencies, economies of scale, and scalability. No longer do they need to worry about whether there's enough storage space. They’ve been able to transform the business. Instead of focusing on “where’s that information stored?,” they are able to focus on “what outcomes do we want to achieve for our customers?”

    • University of Queensland

      The University of Queensland is focused on leaders of the future. The university has to adapt to the needs of the world and the challenges its students are going to face. In order to do that, they need to deliver services that much quicker. AWS allows them to bring that to their students, teaching staff, and researchers. Using the AWS Cloud, they are now able to deliver an outcome to the university that was not achievable before. Now, the university is able to respond faster, more effectively, and achieve their objectives in teaching and learning.

    • T-Systems Case Study

      T-Systems has chosen AWS as its strategic partner to deliver end-to-end solutions to its customers. Learn more about how T-Systems and AWS work together to provide customers with innovative and reliable technology that delivers next generation services with speed and agility.

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