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BlazeClan partners with Astro Malaysia in setting up Digital Transformation Centre of Excellence (COE) using Cloud

BlazeClan | Sept. 26, 2017
This partnership will transform legacy applications into modern cloud-native applications leveraging AWS services, devOps and agile methodology.

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Pune, India (20th Sep, 2017): BlazeClan, a Premier AWS Consulting partner today announced that it will work with Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd (Astro) in the latter's digital transformation journey by setting up a digital Centre of Excellence (COE).

The COE team intends to capitalize on Cloud services, achieve the business velocity of DevOps and leverage the benefits of agile methodologies and automation. Many projects will be worked on in parallel including building payment gateway integrations using API gateways, service entitlement systems for DTH and OTT products, ecommerce system using Magento, coupon engine for events, new product launches and mobile applications.

Astro is Malaysia's leading content and Consumer Company in the Digital, TV, Radio and ecommerce space. With 71% household penetration, it is also Malaysia's leading online media company with 7.5 million unique visitors per month across the digital platforms of its entertainment and lifestyle brands.

Astro has embarked on a digital transformation journey to transform its core-business, critical-applications and environments to ensure go-to-market agility and customer-centricity in the introduction of new products and services.

"As Astro began to envision a digital, cloud and mobile-first, analytics driven approach to accelerate innovation, we sought to identify like-minded partners who could assist in bringing our vision to fruition and deliver a robust cloud infrastructure that can accelerate our ambition to better serve the digital customers. We are pleased to have BlazeClan as one of the key partners in our digital transformation journey.

They demonstrated a solid track record of successful deployments on AWS and managing customer environments in a variety of use cases. Being an expert on cloud, and an AWS Premier consulting partner, with competencies like DevOps, Big Data, and managed services, we're confident that BlazeClan will underline Astro's vision of providing best in class solution and experience to our customers." explains Aik Chong Phuah - CTO, Astro Malaysia.

This partnership will enable Astro in the transformation of the legacy applications into modern cloud-native applications by leveraging AWS services and the principles of devOps and agile methodology.

"We have been associated with Astro since 2015, and are extremely excited to contribute to their journey as they redefine themselves as a new age enterprise." says Varoon Rajani, CEO BlazeClan Technologies.

"Rather than reinventing the IT wheels, we are focused on extending digital transformation quickly to legacy applications in a way that makes them flexible enough to support digital business processes. After the initial step, we have employed micro services architecture to decompose monolithic legacy applications into a more manageable set of services. We have measured performance for each component and subsystem to ensure the system is viable and provides a strong ROI. We are thrilled to be working with Astro in this digital transformation journey to enable them to capitalise on the emerging opportunities swiftly and improve speed-to-market for new products," concluded Varoon Rajani.


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