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: FAA ADE 200

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.

The Challenge

FAA AIT 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.

The Solution: Cloud Runways

Karsun Cloud Runways toolkits contain proven playbooks and pipelines to rapidly assess, migrate and manage government cloud migration projects. The Cloud Runways refactoring path offers solutions for legacy application migration in addition to low-code/no-code applications. For this solution, the team conducted a cloud suitability analysis then migrated and refactored several applications successfully to the AWS cloud.

AWS Services

Other Tools

This solution utilized EC2, S3, RDS-Postgres, ELB, ALB, and CloudWatch.Karsun experts used Jenkins, Ansible, Artifactory, Pentaho, Alfresco and Attivio.
Data Management & Reporting

The Results

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

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.