Union Insurance to migrate IT services to AWS

Insurer picks DXC Technology to shift to digital insurance

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Union Insurance to migrate IT services to AWS Shift to cloud allows for greater flexibility to meet seasonal customer demands, a scalable back-end infrastructure and better return on investment (ROI).
By  David Ndichu Published  February 5, 2018

Union Insurance is to run its IT on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The UAE-based insurer has selected global IT services company DXC Technology to migrate its complete IT infrastructure and workloads to AWS.

The migration will comprise building and maintaining its complete cloud infrastructure, inclusive of license consolidation, application performance, business availability and continuity, and security. This will provide Union Insurance with greater flexibility to meet seasonal customer demands, a scalable back-end infrastructure and better return on investment (ROI).

Anshul Srivastav, CIO, Union Insurance said the partnership with DXC ensures the company is ready for the future of digital insurance. “Being able to differentiate ourselves is key in today’s highly competitive insurance market. We need a trusted partner that can understand and accelerate our digital transformation strategy,” Srivastav said.

DXC Technology is a leading provider of core insurance software and services globally, whose solutions enable insurers to transform their legacy businesses through digitalisation.

“The shift toward digital is taking place in the insurance industry and across the Middle East region, and we are witnessing a rapid uptake of digital technologies as organizations move to reinvent themselves digitally,” said Mark Diekmann, general manager and offering leader, Cloud, Platforms and ITO, DXC Technology Asia, Middle East and Africa. “As Union Insurance embarks on its own digital transformation journey, we are excited to extend our partnership to help them complete a smooth and successful migration to AWS Cloud.”

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