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Apps Associates Designs a Cost-Effective Cloud Platform for Datacenter Migration

Results in Significant Cost Savings & Maximizes ROI

RISO, a global manufacturer of printers and digital copiers, wanted to focus on their core business, selling and maintaining cost effective digital printing solutions. In order to achieve this, they needed to reduce costs and improve IT agility.

Download this case study to find out how Apps Associates designed a cost-effective cloud platform in order to reduce capital and operational costs. This resulted in significant cost savings by avoiding new hardware purchases and by redeploying IT staff to projects that directly supported the core business. Other benefits included:

  • 55% reduction in total IT operations costs
  • 35% reduction in backup Infrastructure costs
  • Ability to start and stop non-production services to reduce operational costs
  • Reduction in the number of IT vendors (from 6 to 3)
  • Ability to run legacy applications independent of hardware or operating system restrictions leveraging Amazon Machine Imaging (AMI)
  • They were able to perform an office relocation of HQ in early 2013, with no interruptions to business leveraging the centralized AWS computing platform