Greenstone is one of the most recognised brands in the Australian life insurance market, specialising in the design, marketing, distribution and administration of personal insurance products.

Business Challenges

  • Poor reliability of IT servicess
  • Failures and outages of legacy platforms
  • Greater agility required in the infrastructure, aiming to reduce provisioning times
  • Greater management overheads were created by a proliferation of legacy systems
  • Data centre location
  • Ageing managed server environment was constraining deployment of latest software releases and impacting the level of innovation that Greenstone wanted to adopt

Results Achieved

  • Exited off legacy IaaS to private cloud with minimal impact to business
  • High performance, low latency converged infrastructure design
  • Multi-cloud workload capabilities facilitating choice, right sourcing and optimal economies of scale while avoiding vendor lock-in. AWS was leveraged for the web tier, whilst retaining control of the data and applications within the Private Cloud
  • Warm Disaster Recovery capabilities with low RPO/RTO and maximum availability between Sydney and Melbourne
  • Best of breed connectivity, high survivability, end-to-end security and assurance
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements through data proximity and sovereignty
  • Ability to Accentuate business enabling technologies in alignment with the Cloud First Vision and roadmap
  • Respond more quickly to the demands of the business, deploy new software in minutes and scale the solution seamlessly

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