The client had a very hard and not really handful (and paid) monitoring tool working called Logic Monitor. With MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and SQL Server databases; the issue was getting all those different Databases monitored by Logic Monitor; as well as their Cisco networking devices.
The job management platform ran on a collection of bare metal servers in a leased data centre. Over the last seven years, the application requirements had outgrown the capacity of the hosting platform. The company decided to migrate the application to Amazon Web Services (AWS) rather than invest in additional bare metal hardware.