FAZ.NET - Migration and further development of the news portal

Customer: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Project: Cloud migration, operational responsibility and further development of FAZ.NET

Die FAZ auf dem Tablet
FAZ Dashboard Cloudmigration
  • jambit designed and implemented the cloud based operating environment on Microsoft Azure for the content management system (CMS) Polopoly from Atex for FAZ.NET.

  • Detailed analysis of the existing platform including proof of concept in the target environment

  • Introduction of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) with configuration management and automated deployment

  • A cross-functional jambit team takes care of the operation, day-to-day business and 24/7 support for the website and online editorial system.

  • Flexible project team for extensive technical tasks ranging from design adjustments to the integration of various third-party systems to the development of a new audio player

  • Technologies: Atex Polopoly, Microsoft Azure, Linux, Terraform, Chef, Apache HTTP Server, Apache Tomcat, Varnish Cache, Apache Solr, NGINX Plus, Zabbix, ELK-Stack, Grafana, MySQL, git, Java, Spring, REST, Maven, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, JavaScript, jQuery, Vue.js, NodeJS, NPM, Grunt, Webpack

  • With this extremely demanding project, we broke new ground. jambit has mastered all challenges with great commitment and did not get discouraged by backlashes. Now, we have a future-proof system which even masters demanding news situations quickly and flexibly.

    M. S., Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung


  • jambit established a future-proof platform for one of the leading German news portals, FAZ.NET.

  • Takeover and stabilization of the old system until go-live

  • Zero downtime migration of FAZ.NET

  • Short-term scalability at peak loads and a capacity of more than 500,000 requests per minute

  • Automated deployment and disaster recovery

  • Detailed and centralized monitoring and alarming of all systems

  • Full cost transparency in operation and development

  • jambit continues to support F.A.Z. in demanding digital projects

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