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Migrating a SaaSPlatform to AWSValidus Cloud Computing Strategy
Ben Taylor - Technology DirectorValidus-IVC Ltd.
● Household name insurers
● Household name insurers● Established in 2007● Around 150 employees● Credit hire claims analysis● £700 million claims ana...
Civil Wrong(Tort)Credit HireOperatorThird-PartyInsurerNo LegalRelationshipContract ContractClaimant Defendant
Why move to cloud hosting?● Current hardware reaching end of life1. Carry on as we were2. Invest in new hardware3. Outsour...
Three Phase Plan● Phase 1○ Move existing architecture to AWS● Phase 2○ Make most of AWS technologies, elastic beanstalk● P...
First Steps● Start by configuring a VPC● Separating concerns via security groupsWeb LayerApp Support LayerApplication Laye...
it didnt work...● No Multicast● NAT Instance● SMTP Throttled● Documents in Database● DR position no better● Couldnt Pen Te...
Client Objections"I like to know that my data is in that boxover there with the flashing lights on."Information Security O...
USPA
Phase 2
Whats Next - Phase 3● Elastic MapReduce○ Log file analysis○ Fraud detection● Cloud Formation○ DR○ Rapid deployment for dev...
www.validus-ivc.co.ukb.taylor@validus-ivc.co.uk
Migrating a SaaS Platform to AWS by Ben Taylor of Validus
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  1. 1. Migrating a SaaSPlatform to AWSValidus Cloud Computing Strategy
  2. 2. Ben Taylor - Technology DirectorValidus-IVC Ltd.
  3. 3. ● Household name insurers
  4. 4. ● Household name insurers● Established in 2007● Around 150 employees● Credit hire claims analysis● £700 million claims analysed to date
  5. 5. Civil Wrong(Tort)Credit HireOperatorThird-PartyInsurerNo LegalRelationshipContract ContractClaimant Defendant
  6. 6. Why move to cloud hosting?● Current hardware reaching end of life1. Carry on as we were2. Invest in new hardware3. Outsource hosting completely4. Host in the cloud
  7. 7. Three Phase Plan● Phase 1○ Move existing architecture to AWS● Phase 2○ Make most of AWS technologies, elastic beanstalk● Phase 3○ Extend product
  8. 8. First Steps● Start by configuring a VPC● Separating concerns via security groupsWeb LayerApp Support LayerApplication LayerDatabase Layer
  9. 9. it didnt work...● No Multicast● NAT Instance● SMTP Throttled● Documents in Database● DR position no better● Couldnt Pen Test● Couldnt use RDS
  10. 10. Client Objections"I like to know that my data is in that boxover there with the flashing lights on."Information Security Officer at a client insurer
  11. 11. USPA
  12. 12. Phase 2
  13. 13. Whats Next - Phase 3● Elastic MapReduce○ Log file analysis○ Fraud detection● Cloud Formation○ DR○ Rapid deployment for developers
  14. 14. www.validus-ivc.co.ukb.taylor@validus-ivc.co.uk
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