Hurricane Sandy forces Amalgamated to migrate to the cloud

November 28, 2016

Sometimes an external factor, such as a natural disaster leads to drastic business decisions. Hurricane Sandy caused so much damage for Amalgamated Financial Group that they decided to move their critical business applications to the cloud. In this video, they explain the reason they got off the mainframe in the first place and share their experience with their journey to the cloud.

“We did not have any power in this area for almost a week, it was major trouble. Clients could not drop their work to us by ftp, we could not process the work, so everybody was out of work. No business for a week”.