Customers

AsukaBook Asia

AsukaBook was one of the first companies to manufacture press printed books to professional photographers. All products are made and assembled by hand in Japan with Japanese values for craftsmanship at Asukanet Co., Ltd, starting in Japan in 1995 and continues to print and bind high-quality books for clients worldwide.

 

Since 2007, AsukaBook Asia is co-built by Asukanet and GrandTech Taiwan, GrandTech, as a Pan-Asia network distributor, provides not only AsukaBook Asia online platform service to professional photographers and art designers in Asia regions, but also operates customer service by GrandTech branch network in Taiwan, China, HongKong, Singapore, Malaysia and other Asian regions.

 

AsukaBook’s professional quality coffee-table style printed books, with a polished look and touch have been popular with photographer's clients. AsukaBook products have received the Hot One Aaward in 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2011. Asukabook strives and innovates to meet and exceed customer expectations.

 

Challenges For AsukaBookAsia

Having to spend money running on-premises hardware, including costs from floor space, cooling and power system, and other upfront costs that appears regarding maintaining a physical data center had been a rather inefficient and ineffective option for a growing tech company like AsukaBookAsia.

GCS Services

GCS Team managed to move Asuka’s on-premise IT system to Amazon Web Services, with the help of cloud flexibility, Asuka team not only get to easily manage it’s use of computing power, storage, database but also benefit from pay-as-you-go pricing features of AWS that leads to lower total costs.

Outcome

AsukaBook Asia team now enjoys a cost-effective IT system on AWS and that Asuka team could focus on developing it’s business instead of having to worry about IT infrastructure all the time.

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