Microsoft on AWS

AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency

Organizations run on Microsoft applications—from Exchange facilitating communications, SharePoint enabling collaboration, CRM for mission critical workflows, and SQL Servers managing data. Now, you can maximize the benefits of these trusted Microsoft applications deployed on Amazon EC2 for Microsoft Windows Server with AWS’s added flexibility, security, and high availability.

We are an award-winning partner of both AWS and Microsoft. This enables us to accelerate Cloud adoption while maintaining your business continuity, minimizing risk, and enhancing performance. Our Microsoft Application Modernization capabilities include migration, development, optimization, refactoring, devops, automated testing and deployment, configuration management, and full life cycle management and support.

 

Customer Use Cases

National Political Nonprofit

Challenge

Provide a highly available enterprise collaboration solution with significant on demand capabilities to auto scaling based on peak demand cycles and through a centrally managed secure environment delivered within a fully managed operating model.

Microsoft on AWS Solution

ECS delivered an enterprise Microsoft SharePoint and SQL Server fully managed solution deployed on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 Windows Server platform and US East region that exceeded all customer requirements for availability, performance, schedule, and cost – while adhering to the AWS best practice and recommended architecture guidelines and principles.

Benefits

ECS delivered a Microsoft on AWS solution optimized collaboration platform with benefits that included a 30% reduction in the annual operating cost model, increased Service level Agreement to 99.9% availability, all Microsoft licensing costs included under a pay as you go pricing model, 24×7 US based support, and complete migration services from the legacy on premise data center all within fixed monthly fee with no upfront investment.

National Telecommunications Equipment Provider

Challenge

A leading government telecommunications provider needed highly available, ITAR compliant, US Persons, fully managed email services to meet their specific business requirements.

Microsoft on AWS Solution

ECS worked with the customer for more than six months to migrate their self-managed Lotus Notes email system from three on premise legacy data centers to a fully managed Microsoft Exchange/SQL Server solution deployed on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud region. The ECS solution included: Configuration, Support, Migration, Microsoft Software licenses, Third-party tools, and 24×7 US based ongoing support and maintenance.

Benefits

The customer achieved an overall 25% cost savings, all Microsoft licensing costs on a consumption based flexible model, increased level of platform security, 99.9 % availability, and expert 15 minute responsive support as a fully managed Microsoft on AWS platform solution all within a per user monthly fee pricing model- while adhering to the AWS best practice and recommended architecture guidelines and principles.