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Cisco Case Study: Ameritas

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Bolstering business agility and security

Ameritas sought to empower their application developers while continuing to closely protect customer data. Using Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI), they were able to accomplish their goal while increasing efficiency.

Summary

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Challenges

  • Simplify network operations to support agile application development
  • Protect business and customer data from cybersecurity threats
  • Create a seamless path to multi-cloud service delivery
  • Leverage a variety of appliances and third-party solutions
Data center

Solutions

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Results

  • Increased operational simplicity and speed through network automation
  • Bolstered security through application and data segmentation and automated threat detection
  • Reduced networking capital expenditure by 30 to 40%
  • Increased network operations efficiency by 25 to 30%
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What they’re saying

"Cisco ACI is an operationally simple solution with an evolutionary path to hybrid cloud services. We will continue to lead with technology in everything we do, and Cisco ACI is at the heart of it all."

Matt Billmeier, director of IT, Ameritas
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Who is Ameritas?

Industry: Insurance and Financial Services
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Company Size: 2,482 employees