Nimble Accounting LLC.

Migrating Microsoft Workloads from Google Cloud Platform to AWS cloud

Industry Vertical – Software Development and Accounting Services

The Client

Nimble Accounting LLC is a US based financial accounting, Software Development and Services Company. Their solutions are designed to empower the business owners with actionable accounting and financial information and insights needed to run their multiple businesses at multiple locations with multiple profit centres without having to depend on manual accounting systems.
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‘Hallmark’s migration strategy was in line with our quality and costing expectations enabling our solutions perform better on AWS cloud which resulted into improved service reliability and increased customer base’
–Radha Alla, Director, Nimble Account LLC.

The Challenge

The client had their infrastructure setup on Google Cloud Platform. The challenge was meeting the expectations of the customers in terms of delivering the stable and sustainable service through scalable, secured and reliable infrastructure solution apart from cost-optimization.

The Solution

Hallmark recommended the customer to migrate the applications and data from Google Cloud Platform to AWS cloud to resolve the issues the customer is facing and to achieve a scalable and stable infrastructure environment. Hallmark performed the process of problem discovery and issue analysis. The migration to AWS resulted into achieving a reliable platform for running Microsoft workloads more efficiently and securely. All components of the domains including computing, storage, database, networking etc., are planned and migrated from GCP to AWS with the least and acceptable downtime without impacting the business process. The entire application stack consisting of Microsoft workloads including Windows Servers, Active Directory, MS SQL Server etc. is successfully migrated to AWS. The required AWS services such as Amazon EC2 for Windows Servers, RDS for Microsoft SQL Database, S3, etc. have been appropriately selected and used for the architecture design and implementation.

The Benefits

Hallmark’s well-designed migration strategy helped Nimble Accounting make a smooth migration of Microsoft workloads including Windows applications and SQL databases from GCP to AWS. The challenging issues such as scalability, reliability, cost and security are resolved through the use of AWS services. It resulted into meeting the business objectives of the client and service expectations of its end customers.