Multi Terminal Indonesia

How InfoFabrica Helps MTI to Implement Disaster-Recovery and Backup Solution on AWS Platform.

About Multi Terminal Indonesia

PT Multi Terminal Indonesia (MTI) also known as IPC Logistic, is a subsidiary of PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II (IPC), which was established on February 15, 2002 with 99% of shares owned by IPC. MTI has focused on the logistics business and currently has 3 business units, Terminal Multipurpose, Terminal Petikemas, and Logistics. Currently, MTI operates several branch offices and operations that are scattered in almost all regions of Indonesia so that it requires a reliable IT Infrastructure to support business management in MTI. Data Recovery (DR) is the main concern of MTI to continually run its business processes well and to support the Data Center that is currently owned in its on-premise.

The services provided by MTI include, Freight Forwarding (Domestic & International), Customs Clearance, Cargo Transportations, Warehousing & Distribution, Unloading Services at Pasoso Railway Station, and Halal Logistic & Cold Storage. MTI has a vision of “Being a trusted national logistics company”, it is very important to keep the trust that has been given by MTI customers.

MTI periodically improves the quality of human resources as the main driver in running the company’s organization. This company has established its resources management policies within the framework of supporting Human Resources management strategies.

Business Challenge

Cost efficiency and no CapEx investment were the main things considered by MTI because they do not want to add another overhead into their already-busy daily IT operations.

AWS Cloud Benefits

99% backup success rate

Reduce troubleshooting time by 70%

Reduce operational overhead cost.

Automation Integration

Perform automatic failover to standby database instances.

Complete Backup Visibility

Complete backup visibility at a glance, monitoring all backup operations from a single view

Highlights

No upfront investment in storage backup,
with 99% backup success rate

The Challenges

Even though MTI has already owned Data Center on-premise, it does not mean that the transaction processes in business will always run smoothly and safely. Maintenance and monitoring of infrastructure in the Data Center has always been a concern. Competent resources in this matter are usually forgotten by the company. The DR is needed to become a second Data Center that will be used if something happens with the main Data Center. Every process transaction can still be carried out by swing- over the network flow to DR during the recovery process at the main Data Center. In addition, if there must be a re-check that occurs in the Database a Backup Storage will be available, in this case using S3 Bucket, for the transactions that have been running on the previous day.

As MTI was growing its business, MTI recognized that it had grown to the point where it needed a trusted cloud consulting partner to help deploy new IT infrastructure. To help solve this problem, it turned to InfoFabrica, an Advanced Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN).

Why AWS

Many companies still survive using only single Data Center to run their business. However, as data security is becoming a concern nowadays, ranging from natural disaster, such as floods or earthquakes, fires, or network down connections, a second Data Center is needed to avoid data loss. Nevertheless, the large budgeting costs for investment to build DR as a second Data Center need to be included as a consideration for the company.

MTI realizes as a logistics company which continues to grow its business, it must require stability of its IT Infrastructure. To keep abreast of current technological developments (transformation from CapEx to OpEx business model) MTI chooses to build its business on AWS Platform. For MTI, AWS is a successful technology innovation, and its flexibility would empower MTI to speed up MTI’s own innovation.

We have peace of mind knowing that our data is protected by InfoFabrica Service on AWS Cloud

Mutual Benefits with InfoFabrica

Taking received advantage for MTI is they do not have to spend large investment cost for purchasing of new servers and resources to manage and operate physical infrastructure, so that it can be focus on its core business. The simplicity of solution, ease of use, and cost efficiencies (pay- as-use) are also advantages for MTI to be applied on next its application environments. With AWS platform, customer confidentiality and data security customer remain secure and will be good value for MTI. By engaging with InfoFabrica, its Managed Services has been providing MTI with capacity planning insights, periodic architecture reviews to align their infrastructure with their business needs, backup management and proactive monitoring.

Professional Services & Managed Services by InfoFabrica

As its IT operations became more complex, HiLife was concerned about the cost of growing its IT team. It had to consider the possibility of adding specialists like network administrators, hardware experts, and software programmers. HiLife engaged InfoFabrica Managed Services to manage its IT operations in AWS. InfoFabrica Managed Services provided HiLife with capacity planning insights, periodic architecture reviews to align their infrastructure with their business needs, backup management and proactive monitoring. By engaging InfoFabrica Managed Services, HiLife gained access to a team of AWS professionals while keeping costs low.

About InfoFabrica

InfoFabrica formerly known as Fast Lane Consulting was established in 2013. Over the past six years, it has grown to become a leading IT consulting organisation specialising in cloud, virtualisation, data storage and protection technologies. InfoFabrica provides customers with IT expertise and solutions, ranging from infrastructure design and training, to consulting and managed services.

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