Azure - FinTech Client

Posted by Encora on May 24, 2023 12:27:43 PM
Encora’s approach drove significant improvements across the client’s eCommerce KPI dashboard.

Topics: FinTech

Industry Context

  • The Client is the premier national provider of mortgage services
  • Enhanced security compliance needs by the industry prompted the need to modernize the legacy Enterprise Loan System (ELS) 
  • On-prem based legacy applications are sized for their peak load resulting in capacity wastage, and cost overheads which Azure alleviates
SL Industry

Client Challenge

  • Legacy system difficult to maintain & enhance
  • Missing key features like Automated Loan Processing & Document Delivery etc., resulting in huge manual overhead 
  • Rudimentary DevOPS pipeline impacting the ability to deliver product changes at speed
SL Challenge


  • Enable: Cloud Services, moved away from on-prem infrastructure to Azure. Utilized Azure PaaS services to accelerate cloud adoption. Platform Modernization, migrated to a modern architecture improving site performance, better business integration and improved automation
  • Engineer:  Product Engineering & Development, rearchitected and delivered the next major release of the platform, enhancing its core functionality. DevOps, supported the migration towards a rapid delivery model. Quality Assurance, ensured the quality and speed of all development throughout the process
  • Engage:  Digital Experience, reengineering existing product suite to rich UI using Bootstrap, Angular
SL Approach

Why Azure?

  • The client product ecosystem was built on .Net stack and Azure was the natural cloud choice 
  • Encora also has the required prior expertise in reengineering, migrating a large-scale on-prem monolith enterprise product to Azure
Why Azure_

AWS Solution

  • Responsible for developing & managing robust microservice ecosystem (~200 microservices)
  • Domains as per DDD § Eventual Consistency – Database First approach 
  • Overview on Data Flow & Data Security
  • Managed Identity
  • Logging & Monitoring
  • Access to Monitoring Data

Primary Azure Services: Azure Pipelines, Azure Traffic Manager, Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Active Directory, Azure Service Bus, Azure Load Balancer, Azure WAF, Azure Front Door, Azure Key Vault, Azure Blob Storage, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure SQL, Azure Monitor, Azure Application Insights

Azure Solution 3


  • Azure Pipelines helped in reducing the overall time for the deployment process by 20%
  • Reduced the infrastructure cost by 20% by enabling dynamic scaling
  • DevSecOps implemented using Azure CI/CD helped us to address both static and dynamic security needs
  • Azure Service Bus helped in seamless message exchange and the implementation of eventual data consistency
  • Azure Monitor, Azure App insights helped us to track, and handle the unhandled exceptions and in ensuring ultra-high availability 
  • Automated loan approval and document generation
  • Seamless integration of all lines of business resulting in user, and process efficiency
  • Microservices enable the ability to scale services on the need
SL  Results
SL metric +55%

Increase in processed work orders

SL metric -20%

Reduced deployment time