AWs Storage Services Case Studies

Case Study | Empowering Storage Solutions: VRetail’s Centralized Hub with AWS

VRetail Pvt. Ltd. is a leading fashion and footwear brand having its stores spread across Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka.

VRetail is spread across 30 stores in India. Before approaching GoDgtl they were facing major challenges in maintaining the data stored on their on-premises servers. They were looking for a reliable partner who can provide an efficient auto backup solution for their crucial data.

GoDgtl suggested Amazon Web Services to the client to migrate their legacy data from on-premises to AWS for their 30 stores across India.

The Challenge

VRetail boasts a significant presence with 30 operational stores spread across various regions in India. Nevertheless, the absence of a centralized repository proved to be a substantial hurdle in terms of information management. Vital data, integral to the company’s operations, was scattered across these numerous locations, resulting in a fragmented landscape that hindered efficient access and timely analysis.

The consequence of this fragmented data approach was evident in the allocation of valuable time and resources. The process of manually gathering and organizing the dispersed information demanded considerable effort from the team. This not only consumed precious resources but also delayed the availability of essential insights crucial for informed decision-making.

In essence, the lack of a centralized repository not only complicated data access but also had a tangible impact on the organization’s ability to respond swiftly and strategically. The accumulation of inefficiencies resulting from data fragmentation impeded the company’s potential to harness its data for proactive and informed decision-making.

The Solution

In the process of exploring suitable cloud solutions, VRetail embarked on a journey of consideration among several key players in the cloud market. It was during this phase that GoDgtl by Prutech proposed a strategic shift towards AWS services, introducing the concept of a centralized data repository.

The initial step involved migrating client data to Amazon S3, an acclaimed cloud storage service by Amazon. This migration brought to the forefront the scalability, data availability, performance enhancements, and an advanced layer of security through Amazon Maice for Data Loss Prevention.

To ensure a comprehensive approach to data management and security, an ingenious auto backup system was established for all 30 stores. This system seamlessly transfers data to the cloud through our internally crafted scripts, effectively minimizing costs while maximizing data security.

GoDgtl’s provision of nearly 1TB storage space paved the way for effortless scalability, effectively catering to the evolving needs of VRetail’s expanding operations. Amazon S3’s professional and efficient storage solution guarantees unhindered data accessibility and optimal data management, serving as a backbone for the organization’s data operations.

In the event of application or system failures, the implementation of Amazon S3 was further reinforced by Amazon EC2. This strategic move ensured not only scalability but also eliminated the necessity of investing in new hardware. By leveraging Amazon VPC, an isolated network was established, enabling enhanced security configuration and network management.

The inclusion of Amazon CloudWatch and CloudTrail played a pivotal role in logging and monitoring user activities and resource actions, providing comprehensive insights and facilitating resource tracking.

To facilitate seamless data transfer, AWS CLI (Command Line Interface) services were adeptly integrated, enabling the swift upload of large files to the cloud.

The cumulative implementation of these AWS Storage services culminated in the creation of a robust and dependable backup system for VRetail. This transformative transition ensures data integrity, accessibility, and resilience, amplifying VRetail’s operational strength in an ever-evolving digital landscape.

Results & Benefits

GoDgtl orchestrated the seamless backup of data from the client’s 30 stores onto Amazon S3, facilitated by the strategic integration of the Amazon auto backup solution. Further expanding on this initiative, we successfully established a robust data backup mechanism, enabling seamless synchronization between AWS and their desktop systems.

The resultant benefits of this endeavor are noteworthy:

  • Holistic Data Migration: The entire transition of on-premise data to the AWS cloud was meticulously executed, ensuring a comprehensive migration process.
  • Centralized Repository: By successfully implementing these strategies, a centralized repository was established, bringing all dispersed data under a single, cohesive umbrella.
  • Scalability Empowered: The AWS cloud environment provided a dynamic platform for scaling operations, accommodating the client’s growing needs without constraints.
  • Security Fortified with DLP: The application of Data Loss Prevention (DLP) techniques fortified data security, assuring stringent safeguards against potential breaches.
  • Enhanced Performance and Data Management: Effective data management strategies were deployed, resulting in heightened data performance and streamlined operations.
  • Optimized Costs: The implementation yielded not only data management optimization but also considerable cost savings.

This concerted effort by GoDgtl marks a significant milestone in fortifying the client’s data ecosystem, ultimately driving efficiency, security, and strategic growth.

About GoDgtl

GoDgtl by PruTech is an Advanced Consulting Partner of AWS. Through our innovative and customized cloud services, we help our customers to design, architect, build, migrate, and manage their workloads and applications on cloud, accelerating their journey to the cloud. We offer cost-effective and secure cloud solutions through the effective implementation of the latest cloud technologies and processes that are highly scalable and compatible with changing market demands.

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Demystifying AWS Storage Gateway: Bridging On-Premises and Cloud Storage

Businesses around the world are increasingly adopting hybrid cloud strategies to leverage the benefits of both on-premises infrastructure and cloud services. One of the critical challenges in this endeavor is bridging the gap between on-premises storage systems and the cloud. 

AWS Storage Gateway, a powerful service offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS), is designed to address this very challenge. 

Let us explore the unique features of AWS Storage Gateway and how it seamlessly integrates on-premises and cloud storage, unlocking new possibilities for businesses.

Understanding AWS Storage Gateway

AWS Storage Gateway is a cutting-edge hybrid cloud storage service that seamlessly connects on-premises environments with AWS cloud storage. Serving as a vital bridge between your existing applications and the highly scalable, durable, and cost-effective cloud storage solutions provided by AWS, Storage Gateway empowers you to extend your on-premises storage into the cloud. This enables the creation of a dynamic hybrid architecture that harmoniously combines the strengths of both environments.

Storage Gateway Architectures

AWS Storage Gateway supports three different architectural configurations, each catering to specific use cases:

  • File Gateway (NFS and SMB): The File Gateway offers a convenient file interface for accessing objects stored in Amazon S3. It functions as a Network File System (NFS) mount or a Server Message Block (SMB) share, allowing applications to seamlessly access cloud storage through familiar file-based protocols. This configuration proves particularly advantageous in scenarios such as content distribution, data backup, and disaster recovery.
  • Volume Gateway (iSCSI): The Volume Gateway allows you to effortlessly create iSCSI block volumes that can be easily mounted as devices by your on-premises servers. These volumes can be supported by either Amazon S3 as snapshots, known as Stored Volumes, or by live data in Amazon S3 and Amazon EBS, known as Cached Volumes. The Volume Gateway is specifically designed for various scenarios, including storage tiering, data migration, and cloud-based backups. With the Volume Gateway, you can seamlessly manage your storage needs, ensuring efficient storage tiering to optimize performance and cost. It provides a reliable solution for securely migrating your data to the cloud, eliminating the complexities associated with traditional data migration methods.
  • Tape Gateway (VTL): The Tape Gateway serves as a virtual tape library (VTL) in the cloud, enabling the substitution of physical tape-based backups with virtual tapes stored in Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier. It seamlessly integrates with backup software supporting the iSCSI protocol, offering a cost-effective, scalable, and reliable backup solution.

How AWS Storage Gateway Works?

The working of AWS Storage Gateway can be summarized in the following steps:

  • Deployment: To begin utilizing AWS Storage Gateway, it is necessary to deploy a virtual appliance within your on-premises environment. This virtual appliance serves as the crucial link connecting your applications to cloud storage.
  • Configuration: After deploying the virtual appliance, you can easily configure the gateway through the AWS Management Console or API. This process involves specifying the desired gateway type (File, Volume, or Tape), defining local storage settings, and establishing a secure connection to your AWS account.
  • Data Transfer: With the gateway in place and configured, your applications can now read and write data to the on-premises gateway. Depending on the gateway type, the data is stored either in Amazon S3 or in a combination of Amazon S3 and Amazon EBS or Amazon Glacier.
  • Cloud Integration: The data stored in Amazon Web Services (AWS) can serve multiple purposes, including data backup, archival, data processing, and analytics. AWS offers a range of services, such as Amazon S3, Amazon EBS, and Amazon Glacier, which form the foundation for fulfilling these storage requirements.
  • Data Management: AWS Storage Gateway simplifies data management by automatically handling tasks such as backup, data compression, encryption, and data tiering, all based on the storage class. This enables you to direct your attention towards your core business operations, free from concerns about storage complexities. With AWS Storage Gateway, you can effortlessly manage your data, ensuring its security and efficiency, while dedicating your valuable time and resources to driving your business forward.

Benefits of AWS Storage Gateway

  • Seamless Integration: The AWS Storage Gateway offers a seamless integration between on-premises applications and cloud storage, facilitating a hassle-free transition to the cloud and enabling the adoption of hybrid storage solutions. This powerful tool ensures a smooth migration process while maintaining the utmost professionalism and efficiency.
  • Cost-Effective Storage: By leveraging the scalable and cost-effective AWS cloud storage services, businesses can enhance their storage cost optimization efforts while ensuring optimal performance and durability.
  • Scalability and Elasticity: AWS cloud storage provides virtually unlimited scalability, guaranteeing that your storage infrastructure can expand in tandem with your business requirements. This feature empowers you to effortlessly accommodate the growing demands of your organization.
  • Data Protection and Durability: By leveraging AWS’s robust data redundancy and durability features, your valuable data is shielded from potential hardware failures, guaranteeing its utmost protection. Moreover, AWS empowers you to effortlessly adhere to data retention requirements, ensuring seamless compliance with essential standards.
  • Simplified Management: AWS Storage Gateway automates several storage management tasks, reducing operational overhead and making it easier for IT teams to manage their storage infrastructure.


AWS Storage Gateway is a powerful tool that enables businesses to embrace hybrid cloud storage models without sacrificing performance, security, or scalability. AWS Storage Gateway is a robust solution that effectively bridges the divide between on-premises and cloud storage. This innovative technology paves the way for exciting new opportunities in data backup, disaster recovery, archival, and data processing. As an increasing number of organizations embrace cloud strategies, the remarkable flexibility and cost-effectiveness of AWS Storage Gateway position it as an irresistible choice for fulfilling modern data storage requirements.

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Case Study | Gaja Constructions achieved DLP setup through AWS Storage Services

Gaja Engineering Private Limited is a prominent player in the Construction & Real Estate / Infrastructure Development Industry. With a strong commitment to excellence, Gaja Engineering Private Limited continues to provide top-notch service offerings in their diverse fields of expertise.

Gaja was looking for a reliable partner capable of offering a solution to effectively manage their data, which was stored across both individual and centralized servers on their premises.

GoDgtl, powered by PruTech recommended Amazon Storage Services to the client, facilitating the migration of their legacy data from on-premises to AWS. This migration aimed to enhance the ease of maintenance and enable automatic backups for added convenience.

The Challenge

Gaja stands as a prominent construction company, providing comprehensive project solutions to renowned organizations throughout India.

Initially, data from various departments within the organization was stored on both centralized and individual on-premises servers. However, the application experienced frequent performance issues, while the platform lacked essential scalability and compatibility features. Consequently, maintenance costs increased, and monitoring became challenging. Furthermore, the application’s vulnerability to potential risks arose due to security breaches on the VPS

Gaja encountered challenges with auto backups and insufficient storage space. To address these issues, they sought assistance from GoDgtl. Gaja expressed a preference for migrating their entire infrastructure to the cloud, seeking enhanced performance and high availability. Additionally, they required a solution to ensure regular backups for 50 systems.

The Solution

GoDgtl by PruTech, presented a complete cloud migration solution, which involved transferring their entire infrastructure to the cloud. We ensured higher availability and improved performance by hosting their data and crucial resources on different servers.

To further enhance their cloud storage capabilities and ensure automatic backups for 50 systems, we leveraged AWS Cloud Storage services. The migration of their applications to Amazon Compute services was seamlessly executed as part of the comprehensive GoDgtl cloud solution. Our team also managed site-to-site VPNs, data migrations, and general security measures.

For effective application functionality monitoring, we employed CloudWatch alarms and dashboards. Utilizing the Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), we established an isolated virtual network to enable easy access and enhance overall productivity. To safeguard against unauthorized access and potential hacking attempts, we implemented advanced encryption techniques, including KMS (Key Management Service).

Results & Benefits

  • Amazon S3 offers various tools to efficiently organize and manage data, ensuring specific use cases are met, cost savings are achieved, security measures are enforced, and compliance standards are adhered.
  • Data and resources hosted on 50 different systems were successfully migrated to the cloud
  • A robust data backup system was installed to monitor the systems regularly.
  • Every day data is backed into AWS S3 using automatic backup schedule.
  • The implementation of IAM, MFA, and VPC ensured the overall security of the client infrastructure on the AWS Cloud
  • Enhanced cloud security by implementing KMS.
  • With the help of CloudWatch, we successfully achieved continuous support and monitoring for our services.
  • Offered backup support for cloud data.

About GoDgtl

GoDgtl by PruTech is an Advanced Consulting Partner of AWS. Through our innovative and customized cloud services, we help our customers to design, architect, build, migrate, and manage their workloads and applications on cloud, accelerating their journey to the cloud. We offer cost-effective and secure cloud solutions through the effective implementation of the latest cloud technologies and processes that are highly scalable and compatible with changing market demands.

Our cloud managed services are offered through a holistic approach to the cloud