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LTI to acquire Powerupcloud Technologies

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A Premier Consulting Partner of AWS, Powerup bolsters LTI’s cloud consulting and digital transformation capabilities

Mumbai – October 17, 2019 – Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd. (NSE: LTI, BSE: 540005), a global technology consulting and digital solutions company is acquiring Powerupcloud Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a fast-growing cloud consulting company headquartered in Bengaluru, and helping clients across India, Singapore, UAE and USA. With more than 180 employees, Powerup brings a strong team of cloud consulting, artificial intelligence and data analytics professionals to LTI.

Founded in 2015, Powerup is a born-in-the-cloud, Premier Consulting Partner of AWS. It is the only AWS certified partner in APAC to have both Data & Analytics Competency and Machine Learning Competency, and one of the few certified partners of AWS with competencies across Migration, DevOps, Financial Services, Well-Architected, and Security & Compliance. With expertise across cloud, big data, artificial intelligence, and product engineering, Powerup is also a Gold Partner of Microsoft Azure and a Cloud Consulting Partner of Google Cloud Platform.

Powerup has executed over 150 projects in cloud transformation. Powerup would add two AI-based platforms to LTI’s powerful suite of offerings. CloudEnsure.io, an autonomous Cloud Governance Platform that continuously monitors an enterprise’s cloud services, detects security and compliance violations in real-time and recommends or executes appropriate fixes. The other platform is Botzer.io, an Enterprise AI Platform that helps organizations adopt AI faster across Natural Language Processing, Image Recognition, Deep Learning use-cases and saves time spent in trial-and-error experimentation.       

Sanjay Jalona, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, LTI, said: “We see a huge market opportunity for cloud consulting across all sectors and regions. Our clients are adopting the cloud to digitize their core operations and becoming data-driven organizations. Powerup strengthens our ability to partner with them in their cloud transformation journey. I welcome the customers, employees, and partners of Powerup to the fast-growing LTI family.”

Siva S, Founder & CEO, Powerup, said: “With its global customer base and agility, LTI makes the perfect home for the next phase of growth of Powerup. Our expertise across major public cloud platforms offers us an enormous opportunity to grow, learn, iterate and build well-engineered technology solutions for enterprises. We are excited about the potential for rapid growth and expansion with LTI.”

Powerup is the sixth acquisition by LTI since the company got listed in 2016 and fourth in this calendar year. Earlier in 2019, LTI acquired Ruletronics, a boutique Pega Consulting company, N+P (NEILSEN+PARTNER), a Temenos Wealthsuite specialist, and Lymbyc, an advanced analytics company.

About LTI:

LTI (NSE: LTI) is a global technology consulting and digital solutions Company helping more than 360 clients succeed in a converging world. With operations in 30 countries, we go the extra mile for our clients and accelerate their digital transformation with LTI’s Mosaic platform enabling their mobile, social, analytics, IoT and cloud journeys. Founded in 1997 as a subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited, our unique heritage gives us unrivaled real-world expertise to solve the most complex challenges of enterprises across all industries. Each day, our team of more than 30,000 LTItes enables our clients to improve the effectiveness of their business and technology operations and deliver value to their customers, employees, and shareholders. Find more at http://www.Lntinfotech.com or follow us at @LTI_Global

About Powerupcloud Technologies Pvt. Ltd.:

Powerup is a “born-in-the-cloud” company focused on helping businesses move to the cloud. The dynamic team at Powerup strives for customer satisfaction and delivers unmatched cloud consulting services to businesses with undivided attention and support. Our consulting team helps implement, migrate and optimize cloud applications for global corporations. We also help build Big Data analytics platforms to enable enterprises to extract more value from their environment. A Premier Consulting Partner with AWS, a Gold Partner with Microsoft Azure and a Cloud Consulting Partner of Google Cloud Platform, Powerup’s certified team is here to help customers achieve more on the cloud.

More information at https://www.powerupcloud.com

More Information:

LTI to Acquire Advanced Analytics Firm Lymbyc
LTI to Acquire Germany Based NIELSEN+PARTNER
LTI Acquires Ruletronics, a Boutique Pega® Consulting Company

AWS environment automation

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Customer: WeInvest India

Problem Statement

Whenever WeInvest on-boarded a new customer, they had to deploy their
application infra to their AWS account. It consumed a lot of time which delayed the
application deployment. customer was also looking for centralized log
management.

Proposed Solution

Powerup helped WeInvest in reducing the infrastructure provisioning time by
creating the cloud formation templates (infrastructure as code) for both
monolithic and micro services architecture. we helped customer sort centralized
log management by implementing ELK stack.

Cloud platform

AWS.

Technologies used

Cloud Formation template, ECS, RDS, SQS, ELB, Autoscaling.

Migration

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Customer: S Square Spenta Technologies LLP

Problem Statement

Customer is planning to migrate their telephone monitoring and planning
application from a co-location DC to AWS for better scalability and high availability.
Customer will have 2 environments on AWS – UAT & Production.

Proposed Solution

  • IAM roles will be created to access different AWS service.
  • Network will be setup using the VPC service. Appropriate CIDR range, subnets, route tables etc. will be created. Different VPCs will be created for Management, Production & UAT.
  • NAT Gateway will be setup to enable internet access for servers in the private subnet in the Shared Services Account.
  • VPN tunnel will be setup between Customer’s Corporate office and AWS.
  • Bastion Host will be deployed in the Shared Services for securely accessing the AWS VMs.
  • MYSQL Database will be deployed on RDS and multi-AZ will be enabled for high availability.
  • Application will be deployed across 2 AZs of AWS for high availability.
  • Auto-scaling will be enabled for Application Servers
  • Application Load Balancer will be deployed to distribute traffic between the App Servers.
  • SoftNAS server will be deployed on EC2 and common files will be uploaded to the NAS storage
  • Route53 hosted zones will be created and required DNS records will be created.
  • Similar scaled down Application environment will be setup for UAT so testing
    purpose.
  • All backups will be centrally managed using AWS Backup Manager.
  • AWS SSM will be used for patch management of the Linux Servers.

Cloud platform

AWS

Landing zone setup and Migration

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Customer: Edelweiss Group

Problem Statement

Edelweiss Tokio is planning to migrate the applications one by one to AWS. Before
the Migration Edelweiss team wants to set up the AWS Landing Zone and migrate 2
applications called Web BI & Pragathi to AWS. There will be 2 environments on AWS
->UAT & Production.

Proposed Solution

  • AWS Landing Zone was set up with the following Accounts – Organization
    Account, Shared Services Account, Centralized Logging Account, UAT Account
    & Production Account.
  • Transit Gateway is deployed in the Shared Services account.
  •  VPN tunnel will be setup between Edelweiss House to AWS Transit Gateway.
  • Active Directory will be deployed in the Shared Services account and on-premise AD forest will be replicated to AWS.
  • Sensu Monitoring Server will be deployed in the Shared Services Account.
  • AWS Best Practices will be done to all AWS Accounts → Enabling CLoudtrail, Config, Gaurduty, Deleting the default VPCs etc.
  • S3 bucket will be created in the Shared Services account and all logs will be sent to the centralized S3 bucket.
  • Palo Alto Firewall will be deployed in the shared services account.
  • Bastion Host will be deployed in the Shared Services Account to securely SSH into the EC2 instances.
  • Both the applications will be deployed in the UAT account and Production.
  • Application Servers will be deployed on EC2 across 2 AZs with .NET & IIS installed.
  • SQL Server Database is deployed on EC2 across 2 AZs and database schema will be imported. Always ON replication will be used to setup high availability to the SQL Server DB.
  • Both Application & DB Servers will be deployed in a private subnet for security reasons.
  • Application Load Balancer is deployed in the public subnet and all user requests will be routed via the Load Balancer.
  • SSM will be used for all patch management of EC2 instances.
  • All backups will be centrally managed using AWS Backup Manager.

Cloud platform

AWS.

Migration

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Customer: CWT Globelink

Problem Statement

CWT wanted to deploy their internal application consisting of application server and
database server on AWS with best practices, manage those applications 24*7 and
then build DevOps capabilities on cloud so that they can concentrate on application
development.

Proposed Solution

Description

  • New production AWS account is created.
  • IAM roles are created to access different AWS service.
  • New VPC and subnets are created for implementation.
  • IGW and NAT is created.
  • Web server are deployed in an auto scaling group using two different AZs in a
    private subnet.
  • Application server are deployed in an auto scaling group using two different
    AZs in a private subnet.
  • Application Load Balancer is deployed in public subnet (Management Subnet)
    and Web auto scaling group is associated with it.
  • Application Load Balancer is deployed in private subnet (APP Subnet) and
  • App auto scaling group is associated with it.
  • EDI and sendmail server is deployed in private subnet (APP Subnet).
  • WordPress server is deployed in private web subnet.
  • Oracle database is deployed on RDS service of AWS and multi-AZ feature will be enabled for high availability in Singapore region.
  • CloudWatch service is used for monitoring and SNS is used to notify the users
    in case of alarms, metrics crossing thresholds etc.
  • All snapshot backups are regularly taken and automated based on the best practices.

Cloud platform

AWS.

Technologies used

S3, Cloudwatch, CloudTrail, IAM, KMS, GaurdDuty, Snapshot, RDS, EDI.