Case Study

Company: Booster

Industry: Non-Profit

Services Provided: Talent Solutions, Cloud Migration

Details

Date: March 2018

About The Company:

This faith-based, non-profit organization is considered one of the most innovative fundraising companies in the country, serving over 3,000 schools each year. Their team consists of over 700 members who are dedicated to promoting fitness and helping schools raise much needed educational funds. In 2016, White House leaders awarded their CEO awarded with the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, & Nutrition Community Award. 

Top Values Provided:

  • Significant Cost Savings
  • Cloud Migration
  • Certified Cloud Recruiters

Challenges

As they began growing nationwide, Booster found themselves limited by the scalability of their on-premise infrastructure. They planned on migrating to AWS, but faced several challenges. Financially, they could not justify the expense of running duplicate environments during a migration and faced expensive maintenance renewals from their OEM’s for extending the life of their on-premise IT infrastructure. From a talent perspective, they lacked some of the necessary skill-sets in AWS and, with a huge emphasis on their faith-based work culture, Booster wanted far more than just certifications on a resume.

ReluTech Solution

ReluTech provided Booster with its Purchase Leaseback service; taking ownership of Booster IT assets, ReluTech dramatically lowered the costs of IT maintenance. These cost savings allowed Booster to fund their migration to AWS.

COO Stephen Murray said, “ReluTech was able to save us 70% of IT maintenance – and putting a ton of money back in our pocket to invest in growing our business – not in just keeping the IT lights on”. Murray added,  “ReluTech’s talent solutions team (known as NerdRabbit) helped us connect with multiple A+ hires who have been strong contributors for multiple years now. Our NerdRabbit Account Executive is a true partner in the process, delivering proactive communication, insightful advice, and an overall excellent client experience.”

Benefits

Booster is now 100% in AWS, giving them a scalable platform that helps them grow throughout the country while launching new products and services in the process. Additionally, they accomplished their migration ahead of schedule and under budget, eliminating the typical “migration bubble” incurred when costs rise due to support of duplicate environments.

“In the midst of a very tight talent market, ReluTech helped us connect with multiple A+ hires who have been strong contributors for multiple years now. Our Account Executive was a true partner in the process, delivering proactive communication, insightful advice, and an overall excellent client experience.”

Stephen Murray

COO

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