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 maximizing profitability. With its hybrid computing capability, IBM zEnterprise can host multiple, diverse application environments to support these key insurance imperatives:

Build a future-ready environment

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Drive down costs while improving operational efficiency

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Top insurance companies use System z

IBM zEnterprise insurance solutions

Case studies

  • Swiss Mobiliar

    Becoming information driven by accelerating 50% of queries by a factor of 100

  • Nationwide

    Nationwide created a multi-platform private cloud optimized for all its different workloads

  • Swiss Re

    Speeding up high-level decision making that affects the bottom line

  • Stuttgarter Versicherungsgruppe

    Simplifies system management to provide reliable IT services

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Swiss Re helps rebuild lives and create more resilient cities

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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 modernizes delivery of Healthcare insurance services

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Dr. Howard Rubin discusses the value of System z

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Hear from IBM System z experts: Cloud computing

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Hear from IBM System z experts: Analytics workloads

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Smarter Computing helps Nationwide create a customer-focused environment

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IBM provides world-class IBM mainframe technology to help today's enterprises respond quickly to evolving business conditions and with extreme flexibility. From automation to advanced virtualization technologies and open industry standards, IBM mainframes help deliver competitive advantages for enterprises contributing and succeeding on a smarter planet.

Operating Systems

IBM System z supports multiple operation systems:


IBM's technology, solutions and industry expertise can help you find the competitive edge with a sharper understanding of your customers. Our System z solutions combine the foundation of IBM hardware, software and middleware with flexible financing and packaging options to help your business meet and overcome the challenges of doing business in the on demand world. IBM can help you develop a customer-centric view—and assist you in delivering the right solution and the right products.

Enterprise insurance white papers

Mainframe vs. distributed (PDF, 231KB)

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

Building a Model of IT Efficiency (PDF, 597KB)

Business analytics and data warehousing improve customer service and profitability

More enterprise insurance white papers

Secure the enterprise with confidence

Increasing security threats are 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.

Fight Fraud with Analytics

Insurance industry expert

IBM insurance community links

Events and webcasts

  • Master IT Complexity

    IBM leaders discuss new zEnterprise announcements for the IBM Enterprise Linux Server, cloud and virtualization

IBM Insurance Virtual Briefing Center

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Paul DiMarzio

IBM STG System z Growth Initiatives and Solutions

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

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