At A Glance
As a top 3 web property in Japan with millions of visitors per month and growing, this leading media company knows web-scale infrastructure very well.
To remain competitive and serve ever-increasing internal and external customer demands, Yahoo! Japan committed to make significant upgrades to its’ legacy IT architecture and processes to improve IT agility and operational efficiency.
Partnering with ITOCHU Techno-Solutions America and Unitas Global (Solinea), Yahoo! Japan set out to:
Yahoo! Japan went live in production on a 2,000+ node OpenStack cluster in May 2016. This is new infrastructure now being used by 2,500+ developers, and worth noting is a massive process shift away from custom configuring VMs for each app use case.
Finally the project has great visibility at the executive level, being blessed by both the board of directors and executive management teams at Yahoo.