The cloud provider Amazon Web Services covers a wide range of needs. Involve wanted an experienced partner who could contribute to an optimal service setup and support the company throughout the cloud journey. Involve was looking for a partner with certification as an AWS Managed Service Partner, solid customer references and expertise well beyond their own. The need applied to existing customer solutions, but the company also wanted to sell to small and large customers with a credible cloud platform as part of the offer.
Initially, Involve looked for a partner who could be responsible for 24-hour monitoring and operation. This falls within the service concepts Guided Operations and Frontline Operations at Basefarm. However, Basefarm proposed to start the collaboration with an analysis within the service category Basefarm Advisory Services. The analysis included Involve’s existing AWS architecture, service needs, security and cost level.
Involve got what the company wanted. They went from a good AWS setup to a “best practice” -based solution. Guaranteed uptime with full redundancy, GDPR compliance and performance improvements are important keywords when describing the changes. Services such as AWS ECS Fargate (container hosting) and Amazon Aurora Serverless (database) became key elements. The support functionality includes the file services AWS S3 and AWS EFS. Amazon CloudFront provides CDN (Content Delivery Network) with low response time for users no matter where in the world they are.
Basefarm also facilitated a DevOps environment with a streamlined value chain across tasks and nations. The facilitation includes construction, roll-out, monitoring, log management and strengthened change implementation. Basefarm also contributed with the customization of applications for the new DevOps platform.