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Charity Comic Relief's Red Nose Day campaign lasts seven hours once every two years, and the donations platform has to take all the money without any outages. The platform needed to be modernized to be able to scale with the popularity of the event.


  • This example shows how an aging legacy system that had reached its limit could be swiftly replaced by the modern PaaS platform, Cloud Foundry.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand that developers looking for burst scalability at moments of peak activity will benefit from PaaS Cloud Foundry.
  • Understand how developers can modernize legacy systems in a rapid cycle and move to a modern cloud-native platform.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key benefits of moving to Cloud Foundry?
  • What additional processes and methodologies are recommended as part of the modernization migration of a legacy system to Cloud Foundry?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view


  • What type of customer could benefit from this IT solution?

Customer case file

  • IT services data sheet: Comic Relief infrastructure modernization
  • Background
  • Implementation and results


  • On the Case
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