Growing Orthopedic Institute Gains Modernization, Security, and Flexibility through Migrating to the AWS Cloud

Healthcare lift and shift to AWS

The Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio (OIO) faced the challenge of refreshing legacy hardware while planning for the increase in capacity of several upcoming acquisitions. To solve these challenges, OIO asked M&S Consulting to evaluate and create a strategy for its cloud alternative. We recommended Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a good fit for their needs and provided a strategy that would migrate over 90% of their servers to the cloud. The primary business applications for OIO are Patient Electronic Medical Records and Imaging solutions which are vital to the success of treatment. To support migrations, we created a set of … Read More

Cloud-First Applications at Harvard Business Publishing

Live On Campus with M&S Consulting

Harvard Business Publishing is an organization responsible for strong corporate learning programs and prestigious publications such as the Harvard Business Review. M&S Consulting was tasked originally with performing a migration of HBP’s infrastructure from on-prem to the AWS cloud. The initial solution focused on a traditional lift-and-shift migration to get the HBP data and application infrastructure to the AWS cloud. M&S Consulting utilized infrastructure-as-code through AWS CloudFormation to build a repeatable, versioned infrastructure for the migrated applications. Once in the cloud, the solution focused on re-architecting and optimizing existing applications to take advantage of cloud infrastructure capabilities, as well as … Read More

Migrating from Oracle Portal 10g to Oracle APEX

Migrating from Oracle Portal 10g to Oracle Application Express (APEX)

There are several enterprises that are currently running the Oracle 10g middleware platform for their front-end applications. They have Oracle Portal 10g or prior versions delivering content for their Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports, and Oracle Discoverer based applications, all running on Oracle Application Server (OAS) 10g. Many of these OAS 10g environments also run Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 10g and Oracle Single Sign-On (OSSO) 10g. Oracle provides a supported and easily repeatable upgrade path for Oracle Database 11g, however, the upgrade of components running on OAS 10g moving to Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS) 11g is not quite as straightforward. Oracle … Read More

Google Apps Transfer Between Domains

Google Apps migration

Our customer recently changed the name of their company, and they wanted to have all of their Google Apps accounts reflect the change. We helped them transfer all of their email, calendars, and contacts from their old Google Apps account to match their new domain. Google provides some, but not all, of the tools necessary to migrate user account data. Here are some of the tools we leveraged to migrate their user data. Google Data Migration Service Despite the name, this tool only migrates your users’ emails. The benefit, however, is that it is a direct migration — no middlemen here. This … Read More

Migrating changes between Org’s using Change Sets in Salesforce.com

Migrating changes between Org’s using Change Sets in Salesforce.com

The easiest way to send configuration changes from one organization to another is to use a change set. To send customizations from your current organization to another organization, you create an outbound change set. Once you send the change set, the receiving organization sees it as an inbound change set. Change sets can only contain changes that you can make through the Setup menu, and they don’t support every type of component that can be customized. You also can’t use change sets to rename or delete a component. If you make changes that aren’t supported by a change set, you … Read More