Industry: Real Estate

Service Line: Alibaba Cloud DevOps, Automation & Security

Geography: UAE 

Faced with slow app performance, poorly managed, and breached architecture hosted on Alibaba Cloud putting company info at grave risk, the client needed to strengthen their company website and fix breached servers. The client now provides seamless and optimum security to their customers without compromising experience or reliability by implementing CI/CD using Jenkins and Bitbucket and securing their web application.

Business Challenges

A leading Middle Eastern luxury real estate company was facing several critical issues.

Their cloud-based architecture, hosted on Alibaba Cloud, was poorly managed and, on occasions, breached, putting the company’s information at grave risk. The client also complained of slow application performance, including the company website, which was the company’s focal digital marketing tool, leading to a poor user experience for potential customers.

Client Requirements

The customer wanted to migrate their existing infrastructure to another server in the Alibaba Cloud and implement a complete CI|CD for their new production and staging environment. The client also wanted to secure their web application.


Knowing that cloud security is a shared responsibility, between the CSP and the customer, the VaporVM DevOps team used their expertise to strategically strengthen the client’s architecture.

  • Audited breached server
  • Created new server with identical configuration
  • Implemented CI|CD using Jenkins and Bitbucket
  • Used multiple bitbucket branches i.e. dev for staging and master for production
  • Implemented WAF

Value Created

Through the partnership with VaporVM the client’s cloud architecture was now more secure, thus ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the client’s business information. Moreover, the application performance had greatly improved, ensuring an enhanced customer experience.