Reliance Infosystems | KDSG Case Study
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Case Study: WordPress App Migration, Kaduna State Government​


Kaduna State Government



Needs Expressed
  • To migrate a slew of PHP/WordPress sites from 3rd party hosts to Azure
  • To preserve existing data and content in the MySql data stores
Benefits Realized
  • Reduced infrastructure costs
  • Reduced time to market
  • Reduced software support and maintenance costs
  • Hardened the security on their servers. 
  • Reduced backup time for their database and enabled automated backup solution.

The Kaduna State Government has been in existence since 1967 and is one of the first states in Nigeria to start an ICT journey by offering a government to citizens (G2C) business flow. 

Her IT team is made up of over 500 developers with 4 wordpress developers. 


The Kaduna state government as a G2C wishes to:

  • Secure PII (Personally Identifiable Information) of its citizens while
  • Reduce the time and complexity involved in taking backups of its various databases.
  • Prevent data loss from loss/corrupted backups. 
  • Provide real-time monitoring and reporting on all her data assets.
  • Encourage speed and flexibility in adopting innovations that help it serve the people better while avoiding information leakage that arises from shared secrets.
  • The adoption of Azure Database for MySql coupled with Azure Azure Key Vault, Azure Application Insights, Azure Monitor, and Azure Security Center help her achieve these objectives effortlessly.


Migration of the Line of business application leveraging Azure Migrate.

Use of Sophos and Application gateway to enforce security

Use of Azure Monitor and application insights to track performance and downtime.

Azure patch manager using Automation account.