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Critical Workloads Require Critical Capabilities
Ensure corporate governance and system interoperability, minimize down time and increase the rate of innovation by moving your organization’s mission critical business applications to the public cloud with 2nd Watch. Our tested, proven and trusted solutions and services simplify your infrastructure management and enable faster deployment while lowering your IT costs to help you drive preferred business outcomes.
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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
2nd Watch deploys your existing ERP systems on AWS, bringing your own licenses, and eliminates the cost of having to purchase more. Our designed-for-change deployments eliminate the complexity often incurred in on-premise deployments and can reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) by up to 71%, compared to traditional on-premises infrastructure. Plus, the AWS Cloud meets a multitude of security and compliance standards, offering a reliable cloud platform for the most mission critical enterprise applications and workloads. This allows you to shift your focus from working to just “keep the lights on,” to delivering value to the business and increasing productivity. Learn More
BI Analytics
Turn data into information for your business with the Big Data capabilities of the public cloud. 2nd Watch can help by provisioning the storage, computation and database services you need to collect big data into the cloud with ease. With our comprehensive, end-to-end portfolio of cloud computing services that scale to meet demand, we help you manage big data by reducing costs and increasing the speed of innovation. Designed to provide for high availability and durability, you can shift your focus from time-consuming data processing to making sense of your data and making better decisions faster and at lower costs. Learn More
Websites & Webhosting
2nd Watch webhosting services offer enterprises website and web application hosting solutions that are fully managed on AWS. With the flexibility to handle variable demand from consumers, 2nd Watch hosted websites and webapps are highly scalable and automatically adjust to grow or shrink to meet the demands that your consumers place on your digital sites. You pay only for the resources that you use without upfront costs or long tem contracts. Learn More
Business Applications
2nd Watch deploys critical business applications, like Microsoft SharePoint, quickly and cost effectively with Amazon EC2 running special servers. It’s a secure and dependable environment that allows you to use your existing server applications licenses, including SharePoint Server, on AWS without having to pay additional Microsoft licensing fees. With 2nd Watch designed-for-change deployments, you can take advantage of pay-as-you-go pricing, scalability, and data integrity to run your business application workloads. Quickly adjust to business change by adding capacity as needed, without long lead times and shift your capital expenses to operating expenses for cost predictability that scales with your business. Learn More
Case Study
Diane von Furstenberg logoFind out how global luxury lifestyle brand and one of the premier names in American fashion, Diane von Furstenberg, cut 60% of its hosted infrastructure costs, gained stability and acquired improved SLAs by migrating to AWS with 2nd Watch. Read More
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CPGFind out how the world’s largest Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) beverage company deployed a Big Data solution on AWS for managing the logs and reporting data from its global soda fountains. Read More
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beverage manufacturingFind out how this global 500 beverage company moved all consumer-facing North American websites to AWS to gain 40% operational savings and 80% reduction in help-desk tickets. Read More
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CPGFind out how one of the largest natural gas and electric utilities companies in the United States migrated its communication systems and web applications out of its on-premise data center and into AWS to ensure a robust solution with uptime and disaster recovery capabilities in the case of any tragic event. Read More
Benefits
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LOWER TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP (TCO)
Achieve optimized performance and scalability at a fraction of the cost of running your enterprise infrastructure on premises. You leverage your existing ERP licenses, pay for only the cloud resources you use and eliminate the need for hardware maintenance or additional license fees, which provides a lower TCO for your business.
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SECURE
2nd Watch’s security and regulatory controls are designed for the most mission-critical enterprise applications and workloads. Our platform is maintained in highly secure data centers that use state of the art security and multi-factor access control systems that protect your organization’s infrastructure and the privacy and information of your customers.
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EASIER TO SCALE
With 2nd Watch’s ERP migrations, there is no need to worry about bottlenecks or performance throttling. Your ERP system scales easily on our cloud platform to what your applications require – nothing more, nothing less.
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HIGHLY AVAILABLE
2nd Watch’s highly reliable services and multiple fault-tolerant Availability Zones allow you to remain resilient in the face of most failure modes, including natural disasters or system failures.
Benefits
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LOW COST
BI and analytics workloads in the public cloud are simple and predictable. Pay only for the resources you use, when you use them, with no upfront contracts or long-term commitments.
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SCALABLE & ELASTIC
Provision one, hundreds, or thousands of compute instances to process data at any scale. You can easily increase or decrease the number of instances and you only pay for what you use.
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FLEXIBLE
You have complete control over your analytics workloads. You have root access to every instance, you can easily install additional applications, and you can customize every cluster. Powered by Amazon EMR, 2nd Watch’s analytics workloads in the public cloud also support multiple Hadoop distributions and applications.
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FLEXIBLE
The public cloud gives you complete control over your digital marketing workloads. With the many sizes of servers available to you and your business, the public cloud lets you build websites and web apps with the technology that you’re most comfortable with. You also have the flexibility to choose the operating system, language and tools that are right for you.
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HIGHLY SCALABLE
Traffic to your company’s website and demand for your company’s web applications can fluctuate. A lot. From late at night when there isn’t much traffic to the moments just after you’ve launched a new campaign. The public cloud gives your digital business the benefit of auto scaling so the resources that power your websites and web apps can elastically and automatically grow or shrink with demand.
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LOWER COST
Digital businesses that run their operations and IT infrastructure in the cloud have the benefit of multiple pricing models that allow them to optimize costs for stable and variable workloads. The pay-as-you-go pricing model for variable workloads allows you to pay only what you use. That means the elasticity of the public cloud can save you a bundle without having to pay up-front costs or sign long-term contracts that keep you from getting your website up and running or lock you in. You’re charged only for the resources that you use so that you can spend your money on things that drive your business forward and differentiate you from the competition.
Benefits
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EASIER TO SCALE
With 2nd Watch’s business application workload solutions, there is no need to worry about bottlenecks or performance throttling. Your business applications scale automatically to what they require, nothing more, nothing less.
cloud cost
LOWER COST
Achieve optimized performance and scalability at a fraction of the cost of running your business applications on premises. Pay only for the resources you use, when you use them, with no upfront contracts or long-term commitments.
cloud security
SECURE
2nd Watch’s security and regulatory controls are designed for the most mission-critical enterprise applications and workloads. Our platform is maintained in highly secure data centers that use state of the art security and multi-factor access control systems that protect your organization’s infrastructure and the privacy and information of your customers.
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HIGHLY AVAILABLE
2nd Watch’s highly reliable services and multiple fault-tolerant Availability Zones allow you to remain resilient in the face of most failure modes, including natural disasters or system failures.