India’s biggest payment innovator with their new age digital banking platform

About Customer

A leading digital banking company in India with over 100 million KYC customers & 4 lakhs customers added every single month.

Problem Statement
  • Opstree

    The firm needs to adhere to a lot of governance and compliance standards issued by RBI for its operations.

  • Opstree

    Due to the rapid increase in customers, the platform was facing scalability challenges.

  • Opstree

    Patching 1000+ servers with a vulnerability rate of 70% to 80% on each server was becoming a hurdle.

  • A huge number of unused resources were incurring costs and needed better manageability.

  • Opstree

    Required solutions for automated hot patching of the server & upgrade of the entire tech stack.

  • Opstree

    Due to huge traffic, data management of the customers and retailers in real-time was becoming challenging.

Solution Offered!
  • Implemented Elastic Kubernetes Service for ensuring scalability and availability in real-time.
  • Switched from Harbor to Elastic Container Registry to store, share, and deploy container images.
  • RBAC was implemented on the EKS clusters.
  • Configured in-house data centre for the Hardened Kubernetes Cluster.
  • Enabled Kubernetes deployment through AWS.
  • Enabled Prometheus and Grafana for Observability.
  • Set up Elastic for Application Logging.
  • Helped in upgrading the Kubernetes version from 1.09 to 1.21.
  • Assisted in migrations such as Java, Kafka, Elastic and Zookeeper
  • Log4j Vulnerability was resolved.
  • Integrated AWS active directory on certain AWS consoles.
  • Enabled rotation of IAM Keys every 90 days.
  • Multiple worker nodes were introduced for Traffic management.
  • Performed Ansible Automation for 1000 servers and Salt Stack was used to automate the servers in the Banking Applications.

Final Outcomes
  • Opstree

    Seamless management of Elastic Kubernetes Service from AWS

  • Opstree

    Achieved more than 50% improvement in system performance with the upgraded tech stack

  • Opstree

    Established a well-defined & seamless incident management system

  • Opstree

    Achieved the ability to deploy microservices across various environments quickly

  • Opstree

    A 35% reduction in the number of vulnerabilities was achieved

  • Opstree

    Achieved real-time cost and performance transparency

  • Opstree

    A cost reduction of more than 70% in the container registry was achieved

  • Opstree

    Developers gained visibility over infrastructure information