Cox Automotive Moves to Amazon Cloud Service

By Staff Writer April 10, 2018

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) announced that Cox Automotive Inc. is moving its infrastructure to AWS.


Cox Automotive is already running several business-critical applications on AWS, and will migrate the majority of its more than 20 brands - including Autotrader, Dealer.com, Dealertrack, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim, vAuto, and Xtime - to AWS. By going all-in on AWS, Cox Automotive will be able to close more than 40 data centers.


Cox Automotive is breaking down its various monolithic architectures using fully managed services such as Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), AWS Lambda, and Amazon Aurora. Additionally, as the company continues to modernize its architecture with AWS, it is testing new AWS services like Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS) and AWS Fargate which will allow Cox Automotive to run containers without having to manage servers or clusters.


AWS’s broad and deep set of cloud services is also enabling Cox Automotive to build a companywide, federated data lake on Amazon S3 that will collect data and surface insights across all of its brands.


Cox Automotive is putting AWS machine learning capabilities, such as Amazon Rekognition and Amazon SageMaker, into the hands of its engineering and operations team members to create intelligent products, automate processes, and innovate new ways for consumers to identify and purchase vehicles.

Last modified on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 22:49