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2nd Watch has provided AWS IT Operations solutions to companies and industries across the nation to help run their business more efficiently.
2nd Watch built a highly scalable, elastic and highly available environment for this Fortune 100 Consumer Goods Company’s consumer promotion to accommodate a seamless customer experience.
With 120,000+ active sites, tens of millions of email messages processed each month and 100 TB of data served each month, Business Catalyst required the computing power of three global datacenters in order to support their existing customer base.
Tomlinson recently began several initiatives to enhance customer experience and improve responsiveness to cyclical business demands. These initiatives include expansion into mobile platforms, cloud computing, and digital document indexing.
Demand Energy Networks (DEN) was looking for an IT solution with a high level of security and is FISMA moderate with NIRC/CIP compliant. They were also looking for a solution that would avoid capital and operational expenses associated with the physical infrastructure and onsite management of their testing and development servers and collaboration tools.
Ecolite Manufacturing did not view technology as a strategic part of their business. This cost Ecolite tens of thousands of dollars a year in servers, memory and maintenance. In addition, Ecolite experienced continual loss in productivity and efficiency due to technology downtime.
Gravity Jack needed to upgrade from a Tier 1 to a Tier 2 infrastructure with comprehensive monitoring tools, reliable load balancing, and larger database capacity. The company was also looking for the ability to transfer software licenses – all within a short implementation timeframe.
Kent State University was looking to migrate a number of their applications to the cloud in order to take advantage of some of key features which allow for quicker time to market, improved efficiencies, and enable them to spend less time on Ops work.
To simplify a complex and ever-changing business environment, Lenovo needed a solution that allowed their Business Partner community in North America to seamlessly get access to all resources needed to do business with Lenovo. The solution had to be secure and accessible for partners 24/7 as well as consolidate the resources into one location, be easily and quickly updated and provide single sign-on capability to all the partner resources.
Pro Mechanical Services had to upgrade their Exchange Server. With both in office and mobile workers, communications between groups was difficult. Pro Mechanical needed control, security and a reliable service.
Red Lion had already started to build the new platforms using the Umbraco content management system, Windows and SQL Server, but was undecided on a hosting environment. The company was dissatisfied with the cost and scalability of its existing co-location facility, so it brought in cloud computing solutions provider 2nd Watch to conduct an analytical evaluation of hosting options in relation to Red Lion’s technical and business goals.
Site Builder had used Click and Be Free (CABF) to help develop and manage their web programs but they were unable to effectively and efficiently provide a scalable and high-speed solution to meet these large training seminars, which caused Site Builder to purchase and maintain a Portal Data Center they would have to transport and setup on location at these seminars.
Torrent launched TorrentFlood® from a Seattle co-location facility but the company’s backup and disaster recovery (DR) environments were situated in an operations center in Kalispell, Montana. Between these two sites, Torrent spent millions of dollars on physical hardware.
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