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Helping eCommerce Company Lulus Scale Better, Faster, and Cheaper

When Lulus achieved a scale that was leading to runaway costs, they partnered with us to move their eCommerce platform to the Google Cloud Platform.

In a nutshell

The problem

Because Lulus was running their eCommerce platform on colo hosting, they incurred  huge costs from upgraded hardware as their platform grew. The company needed a way to reduce their costs while modernizing their services to allow for scale and cost efficiencies.

The solution

After extensive analysis, Redapt worked with Lulus to modernize their existing eCommerce application to run on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This process began with a pilot program involving a few of their services. Once the findings from the program were in, Lulus accelerate its migration in partnership with Google.

The outcome

Lulus realized an immediate 15% reduction in costs by migrating to GCP and building a foundation that could scale quickly and easily.

Moment of clarity

It became clear that Lulus would benefit greatly from moving to a cloud provider. And since they use several products from the Google ecosystem, GCP was a natural fit.

What the company needed

Lulus needed guidance in choosing and migrating to a cloud provider that best fit their needs. 

We worked with them to conduct a joint architecture and design session to help the company understand the value of GCP and Kubernetes. We also helped them implement a pilot program that resulted in the modernization of their existing solution. Once the program was completed, we created a strategy and migration plan for Lulus to move their entire platform to GCP.

Our recommendation

  • Joint architecture and design session to help Lulus understand the value of GCP and Kubernetes.

  • A pilot program where some of Lulus’ services were migrated to GCP for testing.

  • Hashicorp Terraform Automation to help in the setting up of Lulus’ infrastructure in GCP.

  • Spend monitoring during and after the migration to realize cost savings.

The end result

Through their partnership with Redapt, Lulus was able to construct a better scaling platform while reducing costs.

  • An immediate 15% cost reduction

    following the migration.

  • Ability to scale

    as needed without a major investment.

  • Modernized eCommerce platform

    and development process to efficiently provide better service to customers.

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