Application transformation for a North American insurance group | HCLTech

Application transformation for a North American insurance group

HCLTech Cloud Native Labs (CNL) aided a North American insurance group to modernize its outdated application and methodologies.
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The Challenge

The client faced significant challenges due to various business complexities such as:

  • Legacy monolithic application with redundant architecture
  • Development & deployment methodologies
  • Inability to match business demands
  • Delayed development delivery increasing the cost of scalability
  • Failure to meet required SLAs and longer release cycles

The Objective

The client aimed to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Modernize client's application and scale operations to meet changing demands
  • Improve application performance and meet SLAs
  • Replace legacy monolithic applications with a cost-effective and modernized solution
  • Streamline development and deployment to reduce release cycles and improve scalability
  • Enable technology adoption and establish synchronicity across business processes

The Solution

Our expertise in digital transformation enabled evaluation of the client’s needs to design a comprehensive and transformative journey.

  • Develop and deploy efficient methodologies by leveraging cloud native expertise
  • Re-architect integration layers using microservices architecture and replace legacy monolithic applications with Tanzu Build Services (TBS) and Tanzu Application Service (TAS)
  • Improve the CI/CD pipeline and ensure service health through integration with Splunk and Tanzu Observability
  • Train client's development resources in integration and CI/CD demonstrations for a smooth transition
  • Optimize existing infrastructure, data centers, services and network to support digital capabilities

The Impact

We empowered the client with dedicated resources, enabling a transformative shift towards a cloud native culture and enhancing their cloud capabilities.

  • Simplified infrastructure management: Streamlined workflow, reduced manual tasks and improved governance
  • Improved application performance: Enabled zero-downtime, faster rollouts and bug fixes
  • Accelerated delivery: Achieved faster time-to-market, launched new services and adapted to various distribution models in real-time
  • Flexible architecture: Designed future-proof applications, ensuring greater clarity on end the state in the cloud ecosystem