How Srijan helped ICTSI drive scalability and platform consolidation

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International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) is a global port services operator with 32 terminals across 19 countries. They developed the world’s first fully automated international container handling facility at Victoria International Container Terminal.

Highlights:

  • A Drupal multisite architecture to consolidate 30+ websites onto a single digital platform
  • Faster time-to-market for new sites, and accelerated onboarding of existing sites onto the platform
  • Multilingual websites with streamlined content management
  • Highly scalable infrastructure hosted on AWS 
  • Significant reduction in the cost of hosting, managing, and maintaining 30+ websites

As per Market Research Future, the platform consolidation market size is expected to reach $165.5 billion by 2026, growing at a market growth of 27% CAGR. The key driver being scalability and improving productivity with centralization.

Requirement

ICTSI wanted to consolidate the different terminal sites onto a single platform, one that’s highly scalable and brings down operational costs. 

ICTSI aimed to reduce time-to-market for new sites, reduce developer dependence while onboarding new terminals and create a streamlined data storage and migration strategy across terminal sites.

The Challenge

  • Complexity in uniformly scaling up digital experiences with the present infrastructure
  • The increased cost of maintenance for hosting independent sites and duplication of efforts for rolling new websites
  • Dependency on tech teams and lack of central control with geographically dispersed teams

challenges

The Solution

  • Srijan rendered a multisite architecture solution hosted on AWS to centralize maintenance and control by sharing a single Drupal codebase across 30+ terminal websites, enabling modules to suit its particular business requirements ensuring faster onboarding.
  • We delivered multilingual website capabilities that enabled centralized editorial control for creating multilingual content, across various regional websites.
  • We integrated the Philippines Stock Exchange (PSE) real-time ticker through a plugin, on the global site.
  • It reduced the cost of hosting, managing, and maintaining websites and revamped ICTSI’s content strategy that ensured site-wise uniformity and editorial efficiency. 

Tech Stack

  • Drupal
  • Vuejs
  • AWS cloud 

The Benefits

  • Rapid roll-out of  new websites and centralized editorial control and reduced developer dependence
  • Enhanced customer reach with multilingual content across different websites with effortlessly streamlined content publishing workflow
  • Faster time-to-market by providing editorial teams the autonomy to create new page
  • Reduced costs by leveraging AWS Infrastructure for complete control and flexibility

Is your enterprise working to build a scalable digital platform for brand sites? Write to us, and let's explore how multisite architecture can enable that. 

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