Initially, Aware moved KOCH from their previous hosting provider to an AWS Lightsail Private Server – this immediately decreased the page loading time down to 3 - 6 seconds, improving the user experience and employee efficiency in one transition. By moving the KOCH website to a Virtual Server environment, developers were no longer restricted by cloud hosting limitations and could configure everything to suit KOCH’s highly customized website and back-office applications.
Dealing with sensitive data they also needed a robust security protocol that allowed them to securely host and manage sensitive documentation paired with high availability to allow their users to upload and download documentation effectively.
By switching to AWS Lightsail KOCH have the capability to scale up their CPU, memory, and other server specifications as and when required. This move has given them the capability to run their website and server on two different hosting environments and the capability to move to AWS RDS database as they scale.