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A Case Study on Scalable, Fault Tolerant and Secure Application Infrastructure in AWS

Refactored Design and Implementation of the infrastructure of web application on AWS enabling scalability, fault-tolerance, improved security & maintainability and elasticity for growing business demands

About Company

A leading company in manufacturing, sales, and marketing of fast-moving consumer durables products like Fans, Sewing Machines, Home Appliances, and Power Products. The company has a pan-India footprint with 16 regional office locations and 3700 employees. The company has an all India retail presence with 60 company showrooms and logistics, supported by 33 warehouses.

Transformational Goal

The Customer had a legacy application designed on monolithic architecture which was tightly coupled with single point of failure & scalability issues. The Customer anticipated two-fold business growth over the next two years and wanted scalable environment to meet seasonal spikes.

Business Objectives

  • greenDotAchieve scalability without CAPEX
  • greenDotRich user experience through high performance
  • greenDotGlobal footprint with high availability
  • greenDotEliminate single point of failure

The Solution offered by Sify in AWS

Sify provided scalable, highly available, fault-tolerant, cost-optimized and secure infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance, as part of the managed service in line with industry best practices using AWS services.

Cloud Management Services

  • greenDotEc2 under Auto-scaling
  • greenDotAurora- MySQL in Multi-AZs
  • greenDotALB and NAT
  • greenDotCloudFront
  • greenDotRoute 53

Security Management

  • greenDotAnti-Virus & Patch Management Services
  • greenDotAWS WAF
  • greenDotVPN, NACL and Security Groups


AWS features and IT landscape

  • star_whiteAWS Auto-Scaling with ALB for scalability & high Availability
  • star_whiteAurora – MySQL RDS with Multi-AZs for zero down time
  • star_whiteCloudFront for local caching & speed up geographic user experience
  • star_whiteAWS WAF for layer 7 traffic filtering and custom ACLs
  • star_whiteSecurity groups and NACL for environment isolation

The Benefits

Below are the benefits achieved by the Customer from this solution.

  • star_blackGlobal application & rich user experience
  • star_blackHighly scalable application to meet unexpected business demand
  • star_blackLow maintenance on the environment
  • star_blackSecure and isolation of the environment

Sify Learnings

CloudFront was enabled for multi- geo countries along with WAF rules, ACLs and RDS in multi-AZs option. Sify learnt how to deploy highly scalable & global application with minimum effort and deliver maximum value to customer.

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