Caracol TV is the most important television network in Colombia. It has different sub-brands, Caracol Next manages all their digital channels.
The Obstacles They Faced
Caracol Next has 3 main challenges.
- Availability: As a media company, they must be always available. In some cases, traffic grows up to 400% more than usual.
- Innovate: Keep updating the contents and how to deliver them.
- Be profitable: The infrastructure costs were very high.
What We Achieved Together
When migrating to Amazon web services and having Rackspace designing a flexible architecture, they were able to develop a strategy to manage the unexpected increase in traffic, in addition to a 38% cost saving. Today they have control over their infrastructure, security and resource optimization.