Automated Financial Systems, Inc. supports business growth with IBM

Outsourcing management support to cut costs and encourage record-level growth

Published on 17 Apr 2012

IBM is a market leader and a global service provider … As we expand into Europe and start working with prospects over there, we can say we are delivering our services from an IBM facility, and it carries a lot of weight.

Rick Bare, chief financial officer, Automated Financial Systems, Inc.

Customer
Automated Financial Systems, Inc.

Industry
Financial Markets

Deployment country
United States

Overview

A loan processing software developer primes for expansion with an IBM-managed private cloud

Business need
Anticipating significant global growth over the next year, AFS wanted to update its mainframe environment and secure a new managed hosting provider for AFSCommerce customers and application users.

Solution
The organization migrated its software offerings and AFSCommerce customers to a private cloud environment hosted by IBM and supported with an IBM recovery solution.

Benefits
Beyond the scalable solution, IBM also delivers a higher-performance operating environment that allowed AFS to double its processing capacity.

Components

IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Hardware
System z: System z10

Services
GTS Integrated Technology Services, GTS ITS BCRS SmartCloud Managed Backup

Solution
Business Continuity, Business Resiliency, System z Software

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