Published on 4-Apr-2014
“ Running our mobile banking service on Linux on zEnterprise is another step forward in our continual evolution on the mainframe. The key value for our business is that the most important services can be managed together on a consistent, stable and highly secure platform that offers enormous scalability and performance. ”
Daniele Cericola, ICT Governance Manager, Banca Carige
Founded in Genoa in 1483, Banca Carige Group (Banca Carige) has grown to become one of the largest banks in Italy. Employing almost 6,000 people across more than 650 branches, the company serves 1.2 million banking customers and generates gross operating income of more than EUR800 million.
To thrive despite intense competition, Banca Carige wanted to develop a customer-centric approach to service delivery, but it first needed to gain a deeper understanding of customer needs and desires.
Banca Carige built an analytics environment and a new mobile banking service using IBM software on IBM® zEnterprise® EC12 mainframes, which provide round-the-clock availability and high security.
Launching new services meets changing customer demands, while the proven underlying technology accelerates deployment and reduces risk; consolidating to a single platform cuts cost and complexity.
IBM products and services that were used in this case study.
WebSphere Portal, DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS, CICS Transaction Gateway, WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, CICS Transaction Gateway for z/OS, DB2 for z/OS, CICS Transaction Server, WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus, SPSS Modeler, z/OS, Unica Campaign, IBM Worklight, CICS Transaction Server for z/OS, IBM Campaign
System z: zEnterprise EC12 (zEC12), System z, System z: Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL), System z: System z running Linux, System z: System z running Linux - Red Hat, System z: System z running z/OS
DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS, DB2 for z/OS, SPSS Modeler, FSS: Banking - Front Office Optimization - Customer Insight, High Availability, System z Software, Business Analytics, Cloud Computing, Customer Relationship Management, Mobile, Smarter Analytics, Smarter Analytics - Grow & retain customers, Web Services, Big Data, Big Data & Analytics: Improve IT, BA - Business Analytics, Exceptional Digital Experience
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