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.

The Customer: Federal Aviation Administration

Karsun Solutions provides technical services in support of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Information Technology (FAA AIT) under the FAA SSD contract.

The Challenge

The FAA needed to replace a complex IBM business process management (BPM) commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) product. The customer’s goal was to reduce costs by four million dollars a year while improving performance and scalability.

Building a Modern Web Application Framework

We proposed a solution utilizing modern web application framework. This implementation combines an AngularJS and NodeJS based presentation layer with a Java Spring based services layer. This solution was deployed in FAA AWS Cloud Service platform (FCS) utilizing DevOps tools. The proposed logical architecture was as follows:

We also adopted AWS best practices to implement this solution. This includes the use of managed services such as RDS, highly available infrastructure, and deployment automation. The proposed deployment architecture was as follows:

Deployment to FAA AWS FCS

The Result

Karsun developed a customized application based on modern software development platform using Agile and DevSecOps methodology, open source tools, user-centered design approach. As shown in the above diagram, this application was successfully deployed to production on FAA’s AWS FCS.

The Karsun Cloud Solutions experts leverage Cloud Runways toolkits. These proven playbooks help teams assess then deliver modern migration solutions.

About Karsun Solutions

Karsun Solutions modernizes enterprise systems enabling agencies to make the next technological advancement their next opportunity to elevate mission capability. IT solutions from Karsun are tailored to meet agencies’ unique needs and optimize operations. These solutions adapt and stay relevant to current trends while using secure, digital architecture built to last. It is a proven modernization partner whose expertise elevates agency capabilities and ensures every next opportunity is within reach.

FAA Software Solutions Delivery Support Services

About the Engagement

Through the FAA SSD contract, Karsun applies cloud migration expertise to developing innovative solutions to complex challenges facing AIT’s business partners. These include quality management and planning, enterprise data management, enterprise architecture, information delivery, application development, testing and sustainment.