In response to the challenging impact of the pandemic on travel - and the need to immediately reduce expenses – Oway, a ride-hailing startup, partnered with Virtusa to leverage Google Cloud's Migrate for Compute Engine, migrating its entire infrastructure to Google Cloud Platform in the process.
Starting in early April, the migration was completed in less than six weeks with the business now realizing a 20% reduction in total infrastructure costs.
"We realized very early on that the pandemic would severely impact the travel industry," said Tun Tun Linn, CTO, Oway. "With the help of Virtusa and Google Cloud we were able to reduce core operational expenses immediately and without any additional disruption to our business."
SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. – (July 29, 2020) – Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions, announced the successful completion of a cloud migration that reduced expenses by 20% for Oway.
Oway Group is the leading Myanmar-based travel and ride-hailing startup. Established in 2012, the company was founded with the vision of improving Myanmar’s travel and transport ecosystem through its innovative digital solutions. Launched in the first quarter of 2016, Oway Ride, the app-based taxi service, is accelerating its growth and providing GPS tech-based business and transport solutions to short distance travelers in Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, Pyin Oo Lwin, and Mawlamyine regions.
As the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic on the travel industry became clear, Oway realized the need to immediately reduce expenses. Starting in early April, Virtusa used Google Cloud’s Migrate for Compute Engine to migrate its entire infrastructure to Google Cloud. The migration was completed in less than six weeks, and Oway is now realizing a 20% reduction in total infrastructure costs.
SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. – (July 22, 2020) – Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions that help clients change and disrupt markets through innovation engineering, today announced new enterprise cost optimization services that balance the need to reduce cost and remain competitive.
Adverse global market conditions are impacting all industries forcing companies to focus strategically on cost-cutting, cost optimization, and value growth. Based on thousands of engagements with enterprise customers, Virtusa has developed a proven approach to reducing cost while maintaining innovation across several key industries, including Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Communications, Media, Entertainment, Travel, Manufacturing, and Technology.
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