Enterprise insurance solutions

Delivering operational data insights, ultimate security, and efficiency at scale to meet today's insurance demands

Fit for purpose technology and solutions for insurance

Dramatic changes across the insurance industry require new approaches to address the pressures of maturing markets, tight capital, and increasing risk while maximising profitability. With its hybrid computing capability, IBM zEnterprise can host multiple, diverse application environments to support these key insurance imperatives:

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Mainframe vs. distributed

Dr. Howard Rubin reveals the impact of your computing strategy in business terms

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Case Study: Nationwide (US)

Nationwide creates a multi-platform private zEnterprise cloud

IBM zEnterprise insurance solutions

Case studies

  • Swiss Re

    IT staff at Swiss Re deploys IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator to speed user queries and reports.

  • Shelter Mutual Insurance Company

    The company leverages advanced IBM z/VM® virtualisation technology to consolidate applications from existing x86 servers to virtualised Linux environments on IBM z Systems®.

  • Primerica

    Primerica chooses to upgrade its core database platform to an IBM DB2 10 for z/OS data server.

  • Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

    Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance cultivates new business services with the powerful IBM zEnterprise platform.

  • Zavod za zdravstveno zavarovanje Slovenije (ZZZS)

    ZZZS optimises performance of key applications with superior processing power from the IBM zEnterprise System.

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota

    BCBS Minnesota achieves significant TCO reduction by consolidating applications from existing x86 servers to virtualised Linux environments on IBM z Systems®.

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Swiss Re creates flexible applications for multiple workloads

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Shelter Mutual Insurance slashes cost and complexity Part 1 and Part 2

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ZZZS modernises delivery of Healthcare insurance services

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Dr. Howard Rubin discusses the value of z Systems

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Enterprise insurance white papers

Secure the enterprise with confidence

Forrester analyses increased security threats and their risks to sensitive business information

Insuring the Future of an Industry (PDF, 883KB)

IBM has enabled hundreds of insurance companies to achieve efficiency and agility through information-led transformation.

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    IBM STG z Systems Growth Initiatives and Solutions

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Paul DiMarzio

IBM STG z Systems Growth Initiatives and Solutions

Paul DiMarzio has responsibility for the z Systems brand technical strategy with respect to emerging applications and support for heterogeneous workloads. He has 25 years experience in IBM, most of it with z Systems operating systems and middleware. *

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