Published on 19 Nov 2012
“ The support provided by IBM has been fundamental in allowing us to master the challenges we faced during the project. The IBM solution was one of the leading elements that helped us to achieve our goals. IBM has been our fellow traveler on all the important stages of this journey, and we definitely want them to stay at our side in the future. ”
Maria José Álvarez Tapias, Director of the Quality Management Systems Department, Bankia
Bankia was established in 2011 as a joint venture of seven Spanish banks: Caja Madrid, Bancaja, Caja Insular de Canarias, Caja Ávila, Caja Laietana, Caja Segovia and Caja Rioja. The group has more than 11 million customers and is the third-largest Spanish banking group in terms of total assets.
Founded in 2011 as a joint venture of seven Spanish banks, Bankia wants to become one of the most competitive and trusted financial groups in Spain. Bankia’s strategy is to win the information war to improve business operational decisions and provide superior customer service.
To analyze huge quantities of business, market and customer data in near-real time, Bankia chose to implement IBM® InfoSphere® software to collect and integrate data from multiple sources, running on a highly scalable IBM System z® mainframe platform.
Enables the real-time integration of data seamlessly and securely to provide trusted information for crucial analysis on ever-increasing and rapidly changing data. Facilitates monitoring and mitigates risk. Boosts productivity by an estimated 400 percent.
IBM products and services that were used in this case study.
InfoSphere DataStage, z/VM
Storage, Storage: DS8700, System z, System z: zEnterprise 196 (z196)
Software Services for Information Management
Energy Efficiency, Smarter Computing, System z Software, Virtualization, Virtualization - Server
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