Insurer slashes $1m from costs with move to Linux
Nov 24, 2009, 09:02 (1 Talkback[s])
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"The move involves dropping the traditional Wintel
(Windows-Intel) platform for a virtualised IBM mainframe running on
"The migration is part of a $4m technology infrastructure
overhaul to match Allianz's growing business requirements.
"Further cost savings will come from bringing in house some
tasks outsourced to CSC.
""Our data centre was running out of power and we couldn't add
any more servers to the infrastructure," Allianz Australia
infrastructure and operations head Peter Rowe said."