- Cybersecurity & Privacy - Cloud Security
- Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) - Cloud Computing
- Construction & Infrastructure
- Construction Management
- Infrastructure Inspection
- Cloud Planning, Design & Implementation Services
- System Integration
Transition Technologies, a Poland-based provider of advanced solutions for the energy, gas, industry 4.0, and bioinformatics markets, faced a significant challenge when a customer requested to use their flagship product, LUXtrade, in the cloud. The company had been implementing LUXtrade on-premises in Europe for almost 20 years and had recently started delivering it as software-as-a-service. However, the request for a cloud-based solution required Transition Technologies to deploy a cloud solution in just six months. This was a daunting task given the complex nature of LUXtrade, which includes features for RES management, algo-trading, forecasting, and data analytics. The company was confident in its ability to meet these targets with Oracle technology, but the short timeline for cloud deployment presented a significant challenge.
About The Customer
Transition Technologies is a leading provider of advanced solutions for various markets including energy, gas, industry 4.0, and bioinformatics. Founded in 1991 in Poland, the company boasts a workforce of 2,000 employees, most of whom are scientists, engineers, IT architects, and programmers. Transition Technologies has a global customer base, with clients in Europe and the United States. The company uses Oracle technology to build most of its IT products, leveraging its knowledge and experience in designing business processes in the industries it serves. Its flagship product is the LUXtrade Commodity Trading and Risk Management system, designed for energy and gas companies.
Transition Technologies, having used Oracle Database and complementary technologies like Oracle RAC and Oracle Data Guard for over 20 years, decided to adopt Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and Oracle Standard Database Service. This move was aimed at making the company’s applications available in the SaaS model. OCI was chosen for its high performance, ease of management, and significant cost savings compared to traditional on-premises infrastructure. Additionally, Oracle offered a range of security services, including Oracle Vulnerability Scanning Service, Oracle Threat Intelligence Service, Oracle Web Application Firewall, Oracle Cloud Guard, and Oracle Data Safe. These services were utilized by Transition Technologies for data and infrastructure security, ensuring a secure transition to the cloud.
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