UCAS is the UK’s only service for students to apply to higher education. Once a year, when it releases its A-Level results, the company sees massive surges to users logging into its website. By using AWS for flexible capacity, the company can scale its servers to accommodate demand and then scale back down to normal loads—while paying only for what it needs.

UCAS Manages Massive Web Traffic Surges Using AWS (2:54)


To learn more about how AWS can help support Education, visit: http://aws.amazon.com/education/.