Road Scholar

Lift and Shift of Road Scholar’s business intelligence environment to Google Cloud

Road Scholar Success Story | Smart Analytics & BI Solutions | Pandera
Road Scholar Success Story | Machine Learning Customer Experience


Hosting our business and smart analytics environment in Google Cloud through Pandera has saved us 30% of our hosting cost, and it has improved up-time significantly as well.


Jaap van Reijendam | Director, Business Analytics


The Challenge

Road Scholar’s current business intelligence environment presented issues such as environment reliability, stability, and upgrade process costs. In addition, the maintenance of their current infrastructure and legacy systems required a very labor intensive managed services effort.


The Solution

Pandera partnered with Road Scholar starting with analytics environment roadmap and maturity planning, branching off through environment administration expertise and moving through to cloud hosting on Google Cloud for continued reliability and optimized performance for all business users.


The Results

The Lift and Shift to Google Cloud delivered a flexible on-demand and reliable infrastructure with reduced cost, 24/7 cloud and infrastructure support, and a feeling of ownership of their environment to support the performance needs of their business intelligence environment


In addition, the new infrastructure enabled a more simplified process for business intelligence platform upgrades with predictable downtime and testing; Always keeping them up to date with new releases.