Insurer Boosts Data Center Efficiency and Agility
Helvetia Group has grown from a number of Swiss and foreign insurance companies into a successful insurance group that does business in selected European countries. They need to integrate newly acquired companies and regulatory compliance requirements, faster and at lower cost and consolidate to one high availability platform and deliver IT efficiency benefits. Created standardized and centralized data center model that was more scalable and agile than existing distributed approach. The results of deploying Cisco were better IT alignment to drive sales, customer retention, and mergers and acquisitions, average provisioning times halved and virtualization increased from 65% to 85%, reducing server racks from 6 to 0.5.