Managing access is a critical capability for the IT infrastructure of any enterprise, especially when dealing with over 6,800 integrated applications used by millions of authentication requests. Due to the increasing demand for availability, scalability, and support for market-specific customizations, as well as the migration of more products and applications to the cloud, we had to migrate our infrastructure and application stack to the AWS cloud. This stack had been introduced in an on-premises setup in 2017 and now follows modern paradigms such as GitOps, Everything as Code, and highly automated processes based on Service Layers and ForgeRock. Our main concern was ensuring that the integrated application landscape remained functional during the migration without experiencing any impact or downtime.
During this presentation, we will share our experience and discuss the key takeaways from our successful large-scale production system migration to the cloud, including: