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FAA Refactoring Cloud Migration Case Study

Karsun Solutions cloud modernization experts enable the safe transition away from expensive legacy technologies. As an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner, we leverage the AWS catalog as a key component in these cloud solutions. In this case study series, the Karsun Solutions Cloud Practice shares recent cloud migration success stories.

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About the Customer

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Office of Information Technology (AIT) is responsible for the IT management, security, privacy, and data security across the FAA. AIT’s IT portfolio consists of a large portfolio of on-premise applications. FAA AIT is committed to designing new and innovative ways to leverage the FAA cloud to dynamically improve data analysis, enable data-driven decision-making, and streamline information retrieval by Aviation stakeholders.

About Karsun Solutions FAA SSD Program

Karsun Solutions provides cloud migration technical expertise and develops innovative products and services to solve complex challenges facing AIT’s business partners. This includes a wide range of activities such as quality management and planning, enterprise data management, solution and enterprise architecture, information delivery, application development, testing, and sustainment within the AIT portfolio.

Key Challenge

Office of Information Technology (AIT) division of a FAA needed a cloud based solution to dynamically improve data analysis, enable data-driven decision-making and streamline reporting for business users. The agency also wanted to reduce the high cost of operations and maintenance of the legacy systems that were hosted on the on-premise data center. The agency also wanted to address the scalability and security issues associated with existing on-premise applications.


Karsun team conducted a cloud suitability analysis and migrated/refactored several applications successfully to the AWS cloud.

Technologies Utilized

  • AWS Services – EC2, S3, RDS-Postgres, ELB, ALB, CloudWatch
  • Third-Party Services- Jenkins, Ansible, Artifactory, Pentaho, Alfresco, Attivio

Results & Benefits

  • Reduced TCO for application maintenance
  • Improved Time to Market
  • Streamlined data management and reporting
  • Improved High Availability and Scalability