Argus Media

Argus is an independent media organisation, with headquarters in London and offices in the principal commodity centres worldwide. They are the leading provider of price assessments, business intelligence, market data and consulting services to commodity markets, companies, agencies and governments across the globe. The company has 600 full time staff, based across the 19 main commodity markets worldwide. More than half the employees are journalists.

“We are now able to operate anywhere in the world, from any location, at any time and potentially with any device.”

Chris Fosberry CTO, Argus Media

The Challenge

Argus wanted to ensure that the business-critical data and intelligence these journalists created could be seamlessly captured, collated and published to traders in advance of the markets opening.

The Solution

Argus already used Citrix to access its reporting and publishing systems. It wanted to integrate this with a cloud-based solution that would be reliable, scalable and hassle-free. Cloudreach introduced Argus to the features and benefits of Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The Partnership

With Cloudreach Argus was able to implement a global solution in AWS and manage the website hosting for its paywall and trader portal solutions.

The Outcome

Following a successful launch, Cloudreach was asked to provide a range of managed services that would help to keep all of Argus’ business-critical services running 24/7.

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