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About the Company
An innovative gaming company brings innovation and cutting-edge technology to the gaming industry. With a passion for gaming and a focus on delivering exceptional experiences, the company is dedicated to revolutionizing the way gamers engage and interact with games. Their team of experts combines creativity and expertise to develop innovative gaming solutions that cater to the ever-evolving needs of gamers and game developers alike. Whether it’s immersive gameplay, seamless user interfaces, or advanced gaming mechanics, the company is committed to pushing the boundaries and setting new standards in the world of gaming.
The rapidly growing enterprise sought a secure and reliable solution to host their Windows workloads on AWS. They required a high availability environment for .NET applications, efficient management of Microsoft SQL services, an Active Directory for user management, and dedicated workstations for end-users. Additionally, they emphasized the need for frequent vulnerability scanning and automated secure configurations to bolster their security posture and reduce
As the trusted AWS consulting partner, 9acts designed a comprehensive solution for their diverse requirements. The team carefully assessed their workload needs and recommended Amazon EC2 Windows servers, ensuring they met the performance, scalability, and high availability demands. By deploying Internet Information Services (IIS) on the EC2 instances, they enabled efficient and reliable web hosting for their .NET applications.
To ensure seamless operations even during traffic spikes, an autoscaling group with a load balancer was set up to dynamically adjust the number of EC2 instances based on traffic demands. This provided automatic scalability, optimizing resource utilization, and delivering a smooth user experience.
For streamlined database management, Amazon RDS for Microsoft SQL Server, a fully managed service offering automated backups, enhanced security, and high availability was integrated. This freed the company from manual database administration tasks, ensuring data integrity and availability at all times.
To cater to their end-users, Amazon Workspaces were implemented, offering secure, dedicated Windows desktops accessible from anywhere. This facilitated remote work capabilities, improving collaboration and enhancing end-user productivity, while maintaining data security and compliance.
Additionally, an Active Directory was established on Amazon EC2 instances, providing a centralized and scalable solution for user and group management. This allowed efficient management of access and permissions across their infrastructure, reducing administrative overhead.
To meet the security requirements, rigorous measures were implemented. Frequent vulnerability scanning of the codebase and infrastructure was conducted using advanced tools, promptly patching any identified issues to protect against emerging threats. Moreover, a configuration management service was employed to automatically enforce and validate secure configurations, mitigating human errors and maintaining a robust security posture.
The innovative gaming company achieved a secure, scalable, and high-performance environment for their Windows workloads. The implemented solution ensured high availability, optimal application performance, and efficient database management. With Amazon Workspaces, end-users experienced enhanced productivity through secure remote access. Frequent vulnerability scanning and automated secure configurations bolstered their security posture and minimized the risk of human error.
By partnering with 9acts, the company could focus on core business operations, benefiting from a managed solution that strengthened its overall infrastructure and security. The successful implementation positioned the company for further growth and success in its market.