Sierra-Cedar Successfully Migrates Arizona State University’s PeopleSoft Applications to the AWS Public Cloud

For five consecutive years, Arizona State University has been ranked #1 in the U.S. for innovation by U.S. News & World Report. ASU’s University Technology Office (UTO) supports this innovation with its commitment to true, human-centered technological initiatives. A component of the UTO’s top ten goals for 2020 was to complete the migration of its PeopleSoft applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS) as part of its Cloud objectives. ASU engaged Sierra-Cedar to complete its migration of PeopleSoft and supporting applications to the AWS Cloud and to provide post-transition managed services support within AWS.

Key Project Highlights:

  • Migrated PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and Human Capital Management applications to AWS in less than seventy hours.
  • Accomplished and sustained a high level of performance one day after go-live as ASU entered a busy enrollment and usage period.
  • Facilitated the build and ongoing management of ASU’s PeopleSoft applications in AWS using Sierra-Cedar’s FlexOps automation and orchestration platform.
  • ASU projects a reduction in its managed services spend by 20 percent per year over the next three years.