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Well Architected Review for Leading U.S. Surveillance Solution Provider

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Making their infrastructure highly scalable & fault tolerant to mitigate the business risks & losses.

The customer is a leading solution provider in US on surveillance, providing business processing and technology support solutions for video monitoring and surveillance companies across the globe.

Customer had Business /Mission critical application running in AWS for last 8 years without redundancy. A recent outage has however resulted in huge revenue loss. With AWS infra which was architected 6 years back and not in sync with new AWS services. Plus, in-house built application -production instances are not HA & can’t auto scale due to application code dependency.

 

Minfy Viewpoints

• Business / Mission critical application running in AWS for last 8 years without redundancy.
• Recent outage has resulted in huge revenue loss
• AWS infra was architecting 6 years back – Not in sync with new AWS services.
• In-house built application -production instances are not HA & can’t auto scale due to application code dependency.

Minfy’s Unclouded Answers

Step 1- Insights

Laid out a one-month planning and design period

Step 2

• Conducted a comprehensive 3 days’ deep dive Cloud Architected review along with all the key stakeholders from IT operations, Platform
engineering, product/application development & the business,
• Cloud Architected remediation’s were presented to the customers with a proposal of three milestones of remediation including the
complete re-design of their current architecture and implementation of new AWS services

Step 3

Pillar wise new AWS features implemented:

• Security – AWS KMS, AWS Secret Manager
• Operation Excellence – AWS Backup & S3 life cycle policies for S3 Objects
• Performance Efficiency – AWS Document DB, Segregation of Development, testing & Production – (CI/CD) One touch deployment implemented
• Cost Optimization – EBS has been replaced with EFS which helped in cost saving of 1272$ yet more reliable
• Reliability – Active passive DR to be set –up as a part of Milestone 2. AWS Backup implemented & EBS. has been replaced with EFS.

Step 4

• Reduction in overall monthly AWS spend by 28% (from 35k$ to 25k$)
• Infrastructure made highly scalable & fault tolerant to mitigate the business risks & losses.
• Re-architected application & AWS architecture ensured the number of penalties came down by 95% and the customer could save on an average of 20k $ per month on the penalties.
• The customer also chose Minfy as their Managed services partner to ensure their business risks are mitigated by 24/7 monitoring support and continuous support on cost optimization & innovation.

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