|Client ||:||State Farm Insurance|
|Practice Area||:||Information Lifecycle Governance & Security|
State Farm is a mutual insurance company, with 68,000 employees and more than 18,000 agents servicing 81 million policies and accounts throughout the U.S. and Canada.
After growing the company through mergers and acquisitions, State Farm found itself with many large, growing databases, a shortage of storage space, uncontrolled sensitive data, and application performance degradation in its test and development environments. It launched an initiative to reduce cost and improve performance of these databases. After an extensive and rigorous evaluation process, IBM teamed with Estuate to set up a dedicated development team for State farm in State Farm’s Bloomington Indiana data center.
With TDM in place, State Farm greatly reduced its storage requirements for test and development environments. Overall, the Estuate implementation for State Farm achieved the following goals: