A one week technical audit revealed where improvements to project governance and code quality could be made. Setting clear goals, prioritising tasks, freeing up developer time and building a one team culture quickly got the project back on track.
Refactoring the codebase to be more modular allowed increased frequency of independent deployments. Automation improvements allowed test environments to be built 30 times faster than was previously possible.
Implementation of a future proof modular hybrid cloud architecture - built using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) - allowed the project team to successfully complete the migration and re-integrate new AWS data and services with legacy on-premise systems.
Meeting the PCI audit deadline allowed Vodafone to continue trading online without interruption. Following the decommission of redundant data centre servers, Vodafone expect to make an annual cost saving on infrastructure, power and maintenance of up to £700,000 per year.