National Central Banking Institution

Executive summary

The Guatemalan Central bank provides financial information to institutions to support their operations and decision-making. The platform integrates information from web services and on-premise databases. Data in this system must always be available. Given these requirements, a fault-tolerant high availability architecure must be implemented in order to ensure service continuity.

About the customer

The Central Bank is responsible for guiding the monetary policy of the country and ensuring financial stability. The evolution of the institution has resulted in a combination of legacy and modern data platforms coexisting. The growth of banking institutions in the country and the need for real-time decision-making has required the central bank to deliver precise information quickly.


  • High availability of the web platform with financial information.
  • Simplify development for mobile users.
  • Simplify infrastructure administration.

Why AWS?

Given the critical nature of the platform, a cloud provider was required with proven on-demand scalability, high availability and fault tolerance. It was necessary to scale the database in a simple manner according to the demands of the application and automate the majority of database routine administration tasks such as patching, backups, and storage management. Using the Amazon Aurora database service, these requirements were met and exceeded.

Why ITZ Data?

ITZ DATA Is an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner with broad experience in data platform creation and management. The team of engineers are experts in analysis, management, integration and management of data platforms. They are a strategic ally for public sector customers in order to guarantee the success of cloud projects.


The proposed solution comprised the following components:

  • Data replication into AWS.
  • Configuration of data platform in the cloud.
  • Training on mobile development tools.
  • 24/7 support.


Results and benefits 

  • Simplification of financial information data platform.
  • Improved access, availability and scalability of the data platform.
  • New mobile interface for users.

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