Delivering AWS Cloud Services to CA Community Colleges Tech Center
The California Community College (CCC) system is comprised of 114 colleges, spread across 72 community college districts throughout the State of California. The CCC’s comprise one of the largest higher education systems in the world and enrolls approximately 4 million students across the system.
The California Community Colleges Technology Center (CCCTC) is an organization within the CCC system that is focused on delivering scalable technical services and software development. CCCTC’s team work on a multitude of services, projects and technical solutions, many of which involve high availability, highly secure, custom applications deployed at scale to meet the necessary demand of their California Community College Student base.
Infiniti provides a broad range of services for CCCTC as part of its DevOps services contract that is currently scheduled to continue at least through 2021. Infiniti migrated CCCTC's entire production environment to a AWS cloud architecture over the past 2 years. The cloud architecture design and migration strategy includes the following elements:
- Consolidation of multiple data center environments including RackSpace and on-premise to a redundant AWS production environment.
- Cloud Formation and extensive automation of the entire environment
- Migration of all legacy applications to the cloud
- DevOps best practices with all CCCTC application teams
- SysOps and monitoring support
- Docker container deployment
- Security Management & NIST 800-171 standards compliance
- On-line helpdesk
- Data lake management
- Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics
Infiniti’s partnership with AWS, along with our engagement at the California Community College Technology Center spotlight some of the most globally progressive cloud services approaches and applications applied in education. The Infiniti/AWS combination enables CCCTC to deliver more seamless and student-friendly access to courses, instructors and support resources than ever before. All of this is done at scale, seamlessly, expandable, and delivered for lower cost and higher system efficiency.
"We're pleased to select Infiniti as our cloud services partner to help with the important work of implementing a more flexible, scalable, efficient and secure cloud based services architecture. We went through a rigorous public RFP process and the Infiniti/AWS bid was the strongest. Infiniti demonstrated that it is a highly qualified, progressive and skilled cloud services organization." - Tim Calhoon, Executive Director of the CCCTC