Established since 1994, Amazon is an American electronic commerce company based in Seattle and one of the 5 companies – known as GAFAM – that have fundamental influence on digital revolution. Today, Amazon employs more than 540 000 people worldwide.
Founded as a bookstore, Amazon offers quickly involved to other kind of products, especially cultural goods and groceries but also IT online services with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
By launching Amazon Web Services (AWS) in 2006, Amazon continued its diversification with a new generation of cloud services, including its famous storage service Amazon S3 or its very flexible cloud computing service Amazon EC2.
Amazon was searching for a Product Lifecyle Management Solution (PLM) and began studying the main Open Source platforms on the market.
The fact that DocDokuPLM was highly customizable was a selling point.
The platform also succeeded going through Amazon security and quality code audit.
Finally, DocDoku agile and pragmatic approach finished convincing the web giant to choose this solution.
DocDoku team has therefore deployed DocDokuPLM on an AWS Cloud Infrastructure (obviously ;), with additional developments to be aligned with Amazon business specific challenges.
John Bennett, Senior Technical Program Manager at Amazon Corporate LLC, is enthusiastically summarizing his collaboration with DocDoku: