NEXTEV is a high-performance intelligent electric vehicle (EV) company, investing hundreds of millions of dollars in R&D new EVs. NEXTEV are co-sponsored by Tencent founder Huateng Ma and many other well-known investment institutions. They have established R&D, design and business organizations in Silicon Valley, Munich, China, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong and London, UK.
NextEV are not just a vehicle company. In the principle of the supremacy of customers, NextEV redefine all customer service processes, based on the ultimate electric smart vehicle products, in order to provide users with pleasant experience.
Initially NextEV had deployed their own IT system on IDC. However, for a startup electric vehicle company, traditional IDC cannot meet the requirements of supporting big data analysis in very short timeframe. In addition, agility but sametime to achieve data security is becoming essential to their new business development.
The big data analyze system is shown as below:
1：It is dedicated for data analysis system for NextEV.
2：The customer will use EMR to do data analyze.
3：Customer will use S3 to be the HD storage.
4：S3 & EMR VPN are connected by VPC endpoint.
5：Tableau is used for the BI tool.
Why Amazon Web Services
NextEV have tried and evaluated the services of mainstream cloud vendors. AWS cloud services are the most feature-rich with strength in security and stability, and with a reasonable billing model.
AWS covers computing and networking, storage and security, databases, application management, deployment management, and customer support services. Users can flexibly configure each service according to their needs. At the same time, the various features of the AWS help us save a lot of development time.
Safety and stability
AWS uses a full range of measures to ensure system security and reliability. For example, AWS IAM allows users to create and manage AWS service users and groups; Amazon CloudWatch can detect AWS cloud resources and applications running on them. Amazon VPC allows users to create their own virtual network, the different applications used to isolate the resources to ensure that the entire system is safe and reliable. This all-round security architecture and management tools for enterprises to provide a safe and stable cloud platform.
The benefits of using AWS for NextEV are mainly reflected in two areas: fast deployment and cost savings.
The biggest advantage using AWS is to shorten the product development cycle, which allows NextEV to enable business quickly and focus on business and product development. Leverage AWS Cloud is also a great benefit to reduce Capex for NextEV while reducing operating costs. The demand for IT resources is based on the dynamic changes according to the number of customers, without any prior investment, you can also use AWS management tools to manage the entire system in a more flexible and scalable way.