Project Management

Job-Listing Web Site Scales Up Solution, Reduces Costs by More Than U.S.$500,000

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The job-listing Web site connects job seekers with opportunities and optimizes hiring processes for businesses. Headquartered in Mexico City, helps to fill more than 600,000 positions a year in Mexican and international job markets. To provide better value to its customers, the company developed a recommendation system it calls OCCMatch to match job openings to candidate resumes. wanted to scale up its OCCMatch recommendation system to connect 1.5 million resumes with 80,000 job listings, but its existing computing infrastructure lacked capacity to meet the demand. To avoid significant hardware and other infrastructure costs, used the Windows Azure platform to host OCCMatch through a Microsoft data center, providing easy solution scalability and enhancing value for customers.