Helping ANZEND bring ideas to life on Azure

FAST FACTS

  • Fully Cloud enabled, scalable SaaS platform built on Microsoft Azure from scratch in six weeks, with continuous delivery and automation powering the solution.

  • Multi-tenant platform integrating with single sign-on with customer identity platform.

  • Partnership with Microsoft Australia across business, commercial and technical streams of engagement to bring the platform to life.

Overview

Launched in 2021, ANZEND is an Australian based software company headquartered in Sydney focused on helping employers manage their remote workforce. ANZEND is a SaaS product built on the latest innovations in Microsoft cloud platform.

 

ANZEND is the most effective tool to manage the most important part of any business, their employees. They achieve this by delivering a world-class Cloud based solution, scalable and auditable on demand, keeping corporates compliant and aligned to Governance. Putting safety first for both the employee and business.

The Challenge

As an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) startup, ANZEND wanted to build a new remote worker health and safety platform to help organisations coming to terms with the reality and challenges of remote work, exacerbated by COVID-19. ANZEND wanted to build and host the new SaaS platform on Microsoft Azure – powered by Microsoft will the full range of ISV-friendly capabilities and model.

The Eighty20 Solution

ANZEND approached us with an amazing platform idea to improve the health & wellbeing of remote workers everywhere by developing an online platform that enabled work places to manage the health and wellbeing of their employees–no matter where they are located.

Using our Azinvent solution suite and Eighty20 SaaS Factory, we got to work, helping them bring their idea to life using Microsoft Azure. We started by partnering with the team to build wireframes and visual design. From there it was all about the development of the application code and building out the infrastructure as code.

 

To make sure the platform would work for them through all transitions, changes and upgrades, we made sure the platform was built resilient and on repeatable infrastructure with Infrastructure as Code with:

Built in integration, authentication and authorisation 

 

Streamlined onboarding

Capability to Integrate with third party services and APIs

Multi-tenant SaaS application on Azure, deployed in minutes

Tailored data model for the business processes and domain

Global scalability of Azure infrastructure

Secure and efficient CI/CD pipelines

Enterprise grade security

Australian sovereign infrastructure

The Outcome

ANZEND and Eighty20 started this journey with a great idea and domain knowledge. After working together for 6 weeks, ANZEND has now launched a cloud based, scalable SaaS platform for their customers which is being actively used by Australian businesses.

The Feedback

Why did you choose Eighty20 Solutions?

Eighty20 was introduced to us by Microsoft as one of their valued Gold Partners. From an initial meeting with the team it became clear that Eighty20 understood our vision and had all of the capabilities that we required to build out our platform.

Brendan Vella, CEO ANZEND

How would you summarise the experience as a whole?

The team at Eighty20 involved us in every step of development with key decisions and milestones being tracked in Azue DevOps. The team also made valuable suggestions on functionality of the platform as it was being built which have been well received by customers.

 

The experience in working with the team was a positive one and we continue to stay in touch as our product evolves.

Darren Warner, CTO ANZEND

The Technology

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Azure Functions
Azure Static Web Apps

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