Prolink are creating a cutting-edge, 100% Serverless, globally scalable quotations product for the transport industry with the help of firstblox.
Prolink are a dynamic removals company that works with both domestic and international business clients.
To architect and provision AWS Cloud Infrastructure to support a globally scalable, multi-tenanted, easily configurable, and secure SaaS product on AWS with the lowest operational costs possible. Prolink also requested that we engage our application development partner to deliver functionality for the core business logic and web application front end.
Once we met to discuss our requirements firstblox informed us of the opportunity to run our product in such a cost efficient manner it really peaked our interest. Once we saw some examples of similar work developed by firstblox we were ready to get started. – Brendan Mulhern – Director
- Designed a Secure and Cost Optimised Architecture in line with the AWS Well-Architected Framework.
- Provisioned best-practice Serverless Infrastructure backend utilizing: APIGateway, DynamoDB, S3, Cognito, IAM.
- Solution costs effectively $1 per month pre-scale. At scale, the costs are still extremely low.
- Worked with our application development partner to develop the business logic in keeping with the proposed architecture.
- Provisioned CI/CD pipelines and defined software development and delivery methods.
- Designed and provisioned secured per tenant storage capabilities with IAM controls.
- Provisioned Monitoring, Logging, and Notification infrastructure to assist with Operations.
- Extremely low total cost of ownership.
- ~$1 running costs pre-scale.
- 100% Infrastructure as Code coverage.
- 100% Continuous Integration.
- 100% of changes audit-able and traceable.
- The team is free to focus on fast-deployment of business logic changes and don’t need to spend time managing their infrastructure.
- The solution is cheap to run. The solution is still pretty cheap to run at scale in comparison to non-serverless applications.
- The team can scale to multiple regions around the world using their templatized infrastructure.
- Software changes are deployed with ease and no manual handling.
- Workloads seamlessly scale as the business scales.
We worked with firstblox to create new quotations calculator product for the international market. The team recommended and implemented solutions that immediately resonated with our approach to business. It’s great, we pay very little in operational costs and the solution is exactly what we needed to scale and grow the product on a global basis. Brendan Mulhern – Director