- Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) - Cloud Databases
- Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) - Cloud Middleware & Microservices
- Consumer Goods
- Traffic Monitoring
Align Technology faced challenges in performing quick updates to their consumer-facing applications, which affected both the business teams and IT developers.
Align Technology, Inc.
About The Customer
Align Technology is a global medical device company that designs, manufactures, and markets the Invisalign system, a virtually invisible orthodontic product. They also offer 3D digital intraoral scanning products and services for orthodontic and restorative dentistry.
Align performed a technology assessment and chose Heroku, a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution, over Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) options. Heroku's managed platform allowed Align to focus on their apps without the need for dedicated developer operations. The platform also provided access to integrated third-party app components and services through the Heroku Add-ons ecosystem, enabling quick utilization of various tools. Additionally, Heroku offered fast scalability to handle heavy traffic or other issues.
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