RIMAC entrusts Kyndryl to lead its cloud transformation as it becomes a more agile, resilient enterprise
LIMA, Peru, March 15, 2022 – Kyndryl, the world's largest IT infrastructure services provider, and RIMAC Seguros, a leading insurance company in Peru with 1.8 million customers, today announced a 3-year agreement to accelerate the company’s digital transformation with the migration of its mission-critical IT systems and business applications to Microsoft Azure.
The insurance industry in Peru is facing increased demand for digital services, which has accelerated the need for more agile and resilient, cloud-based operations. RIMAC Seguros selected Kyndryl to be its strategic advisor and the technology integrator to advance its cloud modernization strategy. Kyndryl identified Microsoft Azure as the cloud platform that best fits RIMAC Seguros’ needs to transform and modernize its IT infrastructure, as well as support applications across critical lines of business, including Property and Casualty and Life Insurance.
By entrusting Kyndryl with this migration, RIMAC Seguros is taking a first step to transform its mission-critical systems by using Microsoft cloud to support contingency. It will enable advanced security, infrastructure stability and scalability, as well as adhere to compliance requirements that are tightly aligned with Peruvian insurance market regulations. The company will be able to deliver superior customer experiences through faster response times, enhanced security and improved business continuity and resiliency. Kyndryl will lead the migration of RIMAC’s contingency data center to the cloud and implement a resiliency orchestration strategy to improve the management and recovery of data.
“RIMAC Seguros is committed to the well-being of Peruvians and our organizational culture revolves around it. An essential ingredient is to provide the best experience to our clients and employees and having a powerful and flexible technological platform is key. We are convinced that the cloud is a fundamental factor”, said Gilmar Zevallos, IT Operations Manager of RIMAC. "Our collaboration with Kyndryl allows us to modernize our technology infrastructure, as well as improve service contingency with higher levels of resiliency, security, compliance and reliability," he concluded.
Today’s announcement builds on Kyndryl’s longstanding commitment to helping RIMAC become a digital, customer-centric leader. The agreement also leverages Kyndryl’s Cloud and Advisory & Implementation Services practice expertise, as well as Kyndryl’s recent global strategic partnership with Microsoft that combines the companies’ market-leading cloud capabilities and expertise in service of enterprise customers.
“The cloud is accelerating the digitization of organizations across all industries,” said Rodolfo Armellini, Managing Director, Kyndryl Peru. “By entrusting Kyndryl with this transformation, RIMAC is able to tap into the value of our strategic partnership with Microsoft and implement the best technologies to tackle their most critical digital business objectives.”
"By migrating to Microsoft Azure, RIMAC ensures a scalable, efficient and, above all, secure infrastructure, improving the continuity of its services," said Giovanna Cortez, general manager of Microsoft Peru. "This joint strategic work is a great example of the global alliance between Kyndryl and Microsoft to promote innovation and help organizations drive their digital transformation processes."
About RIMAC Seguros
RIMAC is the leading company in the insurance sector in Peru and belongs to Grupo Breca, one of the most important corporate holdings in Peru. They have more than 130 years of existence. In 2021 they were recognized as the most sustainable insurer in Peru according to the results of the Merco Social Responsibility Ranking - ESG. RIMAC stands out for its commitment to society, informing and educating based on the importance of prevention and the well-being of Peruvian families.
Kyndryl (NYSE: KD) is the world’s largest IT infrastructure services provider. The company designs, builds, manages and modernizes the complex, mission-critical information systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl’s nearly 90,000 employees serve over 4,000 customers in more than 60 countries around the world, including 75 percent of the Fortune 100. For more information, visit www.kyndryl.com.
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