Managed Services Vouchagram: ASG, Aurora Serverless & CDN Services helped to achieve scalability, Availability & Performance

20th August 2022

About The Client

GyFTR is the brand name for Vouchagram India Private Limited, a 100% subsidiary of a Singapore-based company working in Digital Payments, Instant Rewards, and Gift Vouchers space. GyFTR is the largest enabler and aggregator of Digital Gift Vouchers / Gift Cards / Micro mini payments for 125 + brands like Levis, Flipkart, Marks and Spencer, Dominos, etc. It has over 200+ clients spread across different verticals like BFSI, Loyalty, Retail, E-com like HDFC Bank, Amazon, SBI, Axis Bank, Payback, Paytm, Colgate, Asian Paints, Dell, Havells, etc., to name a few. GyFTR is the market leader owning 60% of the market share per number with a footprint covering 90% of space. The company has grown more than 150% yearly for the last 3 years.


Managed Services

Customer Business Needs:

The customer had 2 AWS accounts which represent dev and prod environments. The customer highlighted challenges on availability issues during important events as they were not able to manage the load of customer hitting their application. Additionally, they were facing performance issues in MySQL Database.

Solution Approach:

  • MySQL Database was migrated to Aurora Serverless for better performance and high throughputs.
  • Implementation of the Application load balancer, which helped in Traffic distribution across the server.
  • Auto Scaling Group was implemented for scaling during important recurring events.
  • Creation of a critical Workload dashboard in CloudWatch helped them to achieve their business metrics.
  • Implementation of VAPT Remediation on complete Infra setup helped to harden the AWS Infrastructure.
  • Maintaining regular backups using AWS Snapshot Lifecycle Manager to take Snapshots.
  • WAF has been implemented for restricting unauthorized access.
  • Guard duty has been implemented for malicious activity and delivers detailed security findings for visibility and remediation.
  • AWS Detective, AWS Config, and Security Hub have been implemented to mitigate risk.
  • CDN services were implemented to speed up the delivery of content across edge locations.

Reaping Rewards:

  • Zero Downtime in Aurora Serverless.
  • 100% Availability during important client campaigns with ASG Implementation
  • All Critical & High Risks Issues from Security Hub, Inspector were mitigated to achieve compliance Audit.

AWS Services Used:

Audit Manager, Config, Detective, Aurora Serverless, ELB, Guard Duty, Inspector, KMS, Lambda, Route 53, Security Hub, SNS, S3, WAF