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Allianz Case Study

Allianz Case Study


Company name: ALLIANZ

Sector: Insurance

Solution Properties

DELL TECHNOLOGIES DataDomain and Dell Data Backup software solutions, including Avamar

Advantages Provided

  • Easy integration into the existing IT environment
  • Ability to conduct disaster recovery operations from multiple locations
  • Operational simplicity
  • Up to 95%  network bandwidth reduction
  • Signifanct operational cost reduction



Allianz, one of the  the world’s leading companies  provides banking, insurance and asset management services with over 150 thousand employees in  approximately 70 countries.   Allianz has chosen to work with GlassHouse to transform their data backup and business continuity environments.

Why GlassHouse?

“With this project, we aimed to transform our data backup environment to the newest technologies using the  the consultancy services of GlassHouse.

We have simplified our backup operation with Dell hardware and software products.  After the completion of the project, GlassHouse was able to deliver on its promises.  A significant cost benefit and a significant increase in productivity were achieved.  The deduplication technologies built into the Dell portfolio allows us to keep more data in less space during data backup. The same built in capabilities allow us to conduct robust restore operations with ease and speed.”

Bülent KARAÇAY –  Allianz  Network and Hardware Manager

Current Status

The most important problem experienced by the Allianz IT team during the backup process was the long backup periods.

Project Benefits

Allianz received significant benefits after the implementation of the transformation project.
  • Manual operations are substantially decreased, backup operations are automated.
  • Backups have accelerated, data restore periods are significantly shortened.
  • Data security is guaranteed with data stored on the market leading Purpose Built Appliances from Dell: DataDomain.

About GlassHouse

We support our customers in their digitalization journey with our deep technical expertise.

In the digital world, some IT workloads will continue to exist on on-premise infrastructure, while some workloads be destined for the Cloud. GlassHouse is a hybrid cloud provider that can serve its customers with on premise equipment as well as Cloud solutions and support for SAP & Microsoft Applications.

As a world class hybrid cloud solution provider, we open our operations to periodic international audits. As a result of these audits, we continue to operate as an official SAP Outsourcing Operations Partner and  Dell Technologies Cloud Service Provider.

GlassHouse’s model views cloud not as a place, but as an operational model. To support this model GlassHouse offers residency services as well as Managed Services to leading enterprises.


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