Published on 19 Mar 2012
IT staff at Swiss Re deploys IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator to speed user queries and reports
Acquire insights across multiple international locations of claims information from numerous insurance companies to increase the understanding of risk, agility in identifying profitable segments, and the ability to make decisive decisions quickly by internal business users.
Deploy IBM® zEnterprise™ System with IBM DB2® for z/OS® to perform data analysis and reporting from a central location, with IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator (IDAA)—powered by IBM Netezza® technology—to deliver faster responses to individual analytic queries.
Increases satisfaction among internal business users by speeding report generation by 70 percent through faster query response times with IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS. Off-loads workloads, reducing processing costs. Implements transparently, without program modification, enabling fast and cost-effective installation.
IBM products and services that were used in this case study.
DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS, DB2 for z/OS, IBM Netezza Data Warehouse Software
IBM Analytics, Smarter Computing
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