Insurance Company Deploys UCS and Gains Speed, Flexibility, and Savings
For more than 30 years, Hannover Life Re America has been designing custom solutions for clients in the life and health reinsurance market. Their challenges are aging server infrastructure resulted in increasing support costs, lack of flexibility led to over-provisioning server infrastructure to help ensure sufficient capacity and provisioning servers was time consuming. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. Cisco Unified Computing System B-440 M2 Blade Servers with Intel Xeon E7 processor 5600 series; Cisco Data Center Network Manager. The results of deploying Cisco were reduced equipment footprint from three racks to one-third of one rack, reduced server provisioning time to minutes, instead of days, and eliminated significant capital cost and accelerated database run times to increase actuaries.