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Highstreet Helps Portland Public Schools Migrate to the Cloud

[fa icon="calendar"] March 9, 2019 / by Beth Mayhew, Highstreet

In 2018, Portland Public Schools began upgrading the school district’s infrastructure. This included both physical buildings as well as the IT infrastructure.

Travis Paakki, Sr. Director of Technology, Portland Public Schools, started around the time the district’s sizeable enterprise resource planning (ERP) install was nearing its end of life. The IT team was faced with a choice – either refresh its on-premises hardware or look at something different.

When considering their options, Travis introduced the idea of migrating their PeopleSoft platform to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud.

Working with Highstreet IT, an AWS Partner Network (APN) partner, the full migration took just four months – from idea to implementation. “By using AWS, we were able to back up, transmit, and cut over, which allowed us to shave off months of time,” said Travis.



AWS Standard Consulting PartnerHighstreet, a leading Oracle ERP consulting and managed services firm, is a Standard Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). APN Consulting Partners are professional services firms that help customers design, build, migrate and manage cloud solutions built on AWS. To qualify for the APN Standard Consulting Partner tier, partners must meet thorough requirements that demonstrate their AWS expertise, capabilities, and engagement in the AWS environment.


Highstreet provides modernization and managed services for enterprise applications and IT infrastructure — on premises, in the cloud, or hybrid. Our unmatched application expertise, technical know-how, and results-driven approach have enabled more than 800 organizations to drive business value from their technology investments. A recognized Oracle Platinum Partner and Oracle Standard Cloud Partner, Highstreet has been delivering solutions since 1997 with a sole focus on PeopleSoft and Oracle applications. Our managed application services are a complete business-driven application management solution that allows our customers to achieve high levels of performance, availability, agility, and control while reducing the costs of managing their applications.


Topics: Managed Application Services

Beth Mayhew, Highstreet


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