An award-winning and recognized leader in global entertainment and media was experiencing rapid growth across its worldwide base of subscribers and outlets. This fast and dramatic expansion necessitated a complete overhaul of the company’s IT strategy, to support both its current and anticipated needs.
Embarking on this journey meant committing to a total transformation of the IT environment, to eliminate old technology as an inhibitor to expansion. To this end, the company needed a partner who could…
“The company was relying on a traditional technology model that was limiting its growth potential. That model would not allow them to flex with the international and seasonal demands of their business,” says Larry Pollastrini, Managing Partner at Vertical Trail. “Our strong experience with AWS and architecting Big Data solutions was a great fit for building the architecture to support their overall IT strategy.”
Bringing a proven framework for architecting and deploying cloud and Big Data environments, deep experience with the relevant technologies, and a detailed planning process for accelerating delivery and transitioning the new environment to the client, Vertical Trail was uniquely positioned to help address this challenge.
The approach included:
“This collaborative process allowed us to gather information quickly, and to ensure that key business users had a voice,” Pollastrini states.
Built with consensus from key stakeholders and tailored to meet business needs, the Vertical Trail solution featured…
With the Vertical Trail solution in place, the company saw immediate benefits, including…
Over time, the company will see additional benefits, including more predictable and lower IT costs, a decrease in ongoing support and deployment costs, increased efficiency for development teams, easy access to new, cloud-based technologies, and the potential to implement new technologies (such as machine learning).
Vertical Trail’s proven process for architecting and deploying new, cloud-based environments allows businesses to accelerate growth and reduce costs in a fraction of the time of traditional infrastructure.