Published on 18-Jul-2013
PureData System for Analytics (powered by Netezza technology), Big Data, Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, Business Resiliency, Cloud Computing, Energy Efficiency, Information Management Foundation, Mobile, Smarter Analytics
Credit Unions System for Brazil (Sicoob) is the largest credit union system in Brazil, offering banking and credit services to more than 2.5 million people. Sicoob offers the same range of financial services as any large retail bank globally, but with a crucial difference: its customers are also its owners, so the financial returns benefit their communities rather than enriching shareholders.
To reach its goal of being the primary provider of financial services to its members, Sicoob needed a flexible, secure and scalable IT infrastructure to support reliable 24/7 service and mobile access.
Created a virtualized Linux landscape running more than 300 production environments on two IBM System z® 196 servers, and deployed IBM DB2®, IBM InfoSphere® DataStage® and IBM Cognos® software.
Enabled growth of 600 percent in mobile, 200 percent in internet, and 60 percent in in-branch transactions; avoiding USD 1.5 million in electricity costs annually; delivers new services faster.
Products and services used
IBM products and services that were used in this case study.
System z, System z: System z10, System z: System z10 Enterprise Class (z10 EC), System z: zEnterprise 196 (z196)
Cognos Business Intelligence, DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows, InfoSphere DataStage, InfoSphere QualityStage, IBM Netezza 1000-6, z/VM, PureData System for Analytics (powered by Netezza technology)
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