GST Implementation on Azure

Cloud Kinetics, Microsoft Azure Gold Partner — delivered consulting, architecture, provisioning and 24/7 managed services of GST implementation on Cloud for a leading financial services conglomerate.

Client

Client is one of the India’s premier financial services conglomerate serving over 60% of assets of the industry across 15 Mutual Funds. Leveraging superior technology, client brings several innovative services to Mutual Fund investors and distributors. Client has also engaged as an IT enabled service solution partner to BFSI players in India.

Challenge

With the launch of Centralised Taxation system in India, GOI has authorised 34 GSPs (GST Service Providers) across the country for GST filing. Client who is a leading Financial Services provider wanted to implement the GSP system on Azure. With challenging deadlines, stringent security and complex networking requirements, the client wanted a cutting edge solution on Azure with swift turnaround times.

Solution

CK provided a High Available and readily scalable cloud Solution on Azure. The Servers were deployed as Azure IaaS VMs with SQL PaaS DB. Network connectivity between the GSP environment and the GST network was setup using a dedicated Express Route tunnel. Security was ensured through IPSec Firewall setup to communicate with GST Network.

Services provided
–  CK Architecture and Design services
–  CK Cloud Implementation Service
–  24/7 Managed Support Services

Results & Business Benefits

  • Client was one of the earliest to Go-live amongst the 34 GSP providers
    via CK’s agile implementation approach
  • 30-40% reduction on Cost compared to an On premise setup and a Cost
    optimised BCP setup
  • Scalable setup to scale up/down on demand providing support for
    business growth.