Family life and property insurance conce

CASE STUDY

PHOENIX INSURANCE

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PHOENIX INSURANCE
IT AWARDS WINNER 2019

 

KENV Customer Story: Phoenix Insurance - Deploying Dynamic Environments in a Click 

 

ABOUT PHOENIX: Established in 1949, The Phoenix Insurance Company offers peace of mind in the present, coupled with adequate financial planning for the future. 

3,000 employees. TLV: PHOE. 

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CHALLENGES


Information Technology in the organization included various components, proprietary technologies, and multiple generations. Some of the components were legacy systems with limited deployment, configurations, and resources. Provisioning an environment was a weeks-long multidisciplinary manual process. 

GOALS

Deploying 5 low-integrated environments, in a click, in minutes.

Development of a portal to manage and budget environments.

Configuration management for 24 components.

Creating a DevOps process for 24 components for build and deploy.

SCHEDULE, SCOPE, AND BUDGET

Automatic environments include infrastructure and code deployment.

Project timeline: one year of DevOps development team.

Project completed on schedule and achieved fully dynamic, automatic environments.

Project budget: $1.4 Million.

 

USERS

 

All Development, QA, Testing teams.

300 professionals.


 

WHY KENV?

 

KENV takes IT automation to the next level. Our product EaaS shifts the focus from servers, load balancers, storage volumes, and other low-level details to environments, applications, versions, and projects. EaaS lets you focus on your product rather than on the underlying infrastructure.

 

Environment

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Ziv Kashtan, KENV, Founder - CEO, with Leon Langleyben, Phoenix Insurance, CTO, at the People and Computers IT Awards

BENEFITS

 

Build and manage multi-environment including infrastructure, middleware, product and code deployment, and configurations.

  • Dockerizing to optimize compute resources.

  • Virtualize, where dockers cannot be implemented.

  • DevOps processes for code deploy and config.

  • Automatic testing of newly provisioned environments.

  • Environment scheduling including creating, destroying, and understanding of associated costs.

  • Environment Self Service.

  • Expediting time to market and better problem-solving.

  • Compute resource savings: Environments are provisioned via dockers.

  • Support for multi-parallel environments – now we can provision, manage, and develop several environments at the same time, and provide a fast response to business needs.

  • Multi environments for Dev. /QA for all systems and products for legacy, middleware, hardware appliance, etc.

 

WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT THIS PROJECT

 

Now the organization can provision environments in a click and destroy environments when a task is completed.

Now IT can provide better quality products and in time to market, to fully support the business.

EaaS saves expensive development and QA resources and provides complete automatic work to what was done manually.