Federal Election Commission
By hosting FEC.gov on cloud.gov and moving its data to the cloud, the FEC anticipates saving 85% in hosting costs and is better prepared for peak traffic events.
Although the dates of FEC’s traffic spikes may be predictable, it’s still hard to prepare for the extra demands on the system. “A server that’s still operable but near the end of its life can have unexpected problems” and buying a new server can take months. But on cloud.gov, “this isn’t our problem.”
Read the FEC case study. →