Nopio Cloud Consulting review by Web & IT, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards at Qualified.One

Nopio reviewed by Web & IT, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Nopio provided Cloud Consulting for Web & IT, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards with approximate budget = $200,000 to $999,999.

The client saw a growth rate of over 100% and the new cloud platform that they migrated to was able to keep up with that growth rate. They appreciate that Nopio was flexible and able to adapt to the changing needs of the project. Along with flexibility, they were able to meet their deadlines.

Review summary:

They were brought on to migrate our registration site over to a new Cloud platform, as well as for further development, support, and maintenance. They were also brought on to help build our digital archives.

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Dominic Matar Web & IT, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Director


Cloud Migration for Education Nonprofit

Please find under a summary covering project details and feedback. The innate facts are kept as they are, private information is amended.

Introductory information

A fast induction on the buyer’s organisation

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards is a non-profit which runs a annually rivalry for young artists and writers between grades seventh through 12th. I no longer work for the organisation, but I was ruler of web and information technology when I was there.

Desired goal

What challenge were you trying to address with Nopio?

When I arrived at the Alliance, we were facing quick growth, and we had an unstable, buggy platform, hosted on natural servers which could not answer to the cyclical essence of our program. I worked closely with Nopio to migrate over to a scalable cloud-based method, and over the next five years we enhanced the underlying platform, designing and implementing custom-built solutions to address the growing needs of the construction and its constituents.

Provided solution

What particular tasks were Nopio responsible for?

Nopio migrated us onto AWS [Amazon Web Services]. The tools we were using were EC2, ductile load balancing, S3, and Amazon RDS [Relational Database Service]. We also built digital archives which contained separate thousand records. Our working relationship was very close. I oversaw the fruit on location and evaluated the need for updates. I had confide in Nopio’s power to give constructive and extrinsic feedback for different solutions. I presented the issue to Nopio, and then I would work with them to come up with solutions. Sometimes I would form wireframes and sometimes Nopio would. Sometimes we would create the solution incrementally based on the urgency.

How did you come to work with Nopio?

I began at Scholastic in January 2010, and Nopio had already been vetted precedently I was hired on.

How much have you invested with Nopio?

We spent between $100,000 and $150,000 per year with Nopio.

What is the terminal result of working with Nopio?

The project is complete.

Results achieved

Could you share any evidence that would prove fruitivity, condition of work, or the contact of the engagement?

We had 140,000 submissions the year we began, and by the time I left, we had more than 310,000. We grew by more than 100% while I was there. Once we migrated to a cloud-based platform which could convenience the growth and cyclical essence, then we had close to zero downtime. Everyone was very satisfied with Nopio',s work.

How did Nopio accomplish from a project treatment standpoint?

Nopio was very pliant and was able to fit to whatever our project construction was. I worked with the account director, he was always very conscious of our cycles and our high urgency moments, and always made himself useful when we needed him. With larger aim projects, we would set deadlines, and they were able to meet those. If a deadline was unrealistic, Nopio talked through it with us, and the same way was done with the budget. We also had some budget concerns and set a ceiling when we needed to layer back. Nopio was very good at interacting almost where we were at with the budget.

What did you find most forcible almost Nopio?

I appreciated Nopio',s power to pass on apprehension. As an offwebsite consulting existence, our fear was losing the programmer. Nopio was good at bringing a second individual on to help and made sure there was no loss of apprehension. I notice they are expanding into different fields including designing, SEO [search engine optimization], etc. which is big.

Are there any areas Nopio could better?

For our needs, the team at Nopio was just right.