Insurance Firm Saves $2.5 Million Annually and Supports New Business Growth

Irish Life, based in Dublin, Ireland, offers life insurance and pension products to individuals and businesses throughout the country. To respond to a difficult economy, the company sought a more cost-effective environment to support its critical insurance administration application. Irish Life migrated the application to a new solution based on Microsoft database technology. As a result, the company will save US$2.5 million in annual operating costs and will be able to increase its business. Initially, Irish Life conducted a proof of concept to compare Oracle database technology with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise software. The company decided that SQL Server would deliver a long-term advantage in terms of cost and integrated technology.

Provided by: Microsoft Topic: Data Management Date Added: Jan 2015 Format: HTML

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