Political Web Services and CRM Company


Customer relations management (CRM) service for publicizing and managing political campaigns.  Hosts politicians’ and political interest group's web sites, email, and web outreach/marketing systems. They needed to create a low cost, professional web service with high reliability and sophistication within a company employing only 4 people.

Challenge #1

Their previous colocation servers crashed resulting in lost customers due to multi-day downtime

ENKI Solution
PrimaCloud computing service is redundant and self-healing with 5 minute MTTR

Experienced no unplanned downtime due to servers being unavailable

Challenge #2

They experience an unpredictable application load and growth rate during elections

ENKI Solution
Utility-billed cloud computing is scalable on demand and pay-per-use

Their cloud solution increases allocated resources at peak times, and they pay only for resources used

Challenge #3

They need 24x7 service, but only have only one administrator/developer

ENKI Solution
PrimaCare Outsourced Operations service manages their data center 24x7

Avoided three shifts of full-time administrators and the attendant costs

PrimaCloud Services Used

  • 11.5 GB RAM
  • 2.9 Cores
  • 8 Linux Instances
  • 852 GB Storage
  • 309GB Transfer
  • 4 Instances under full operations services including release participation
  • MySQL DBA services
  • 5 instances under server monitoring
  • PrimaView MySQL application monitoring
  • 2 Virtual Private Data Centers: production and test, to reduce software release-related downtime

Benefit Summary

  • Avoided lost business due to unplanned downtime
  • Avoided financial outlay for costly hardware to handle peak computing times
  • Saved salary and benefit costs for 3 systems administrators
  • Enabled growth to achieve profitability
  • Single programmer administrator could go on vacation without worrying about site crashes

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