See Stream Designer in action and build pipelines in minutes | Register for demo

Driving Modernization and Digital Transformation at Generali Switzerland with an Event-Based Architecture

The Connection Platform is a game-changer for Generali. The data streaming solution we built with Attunity and Confluent allows us to replicate and stream data – not in hours or days as in the past, but in a few seconds.

Christian Nicoll | Director of Platform Engineering and Operations
Generali

Challenge

Power a modernization and digitization initiative to respond to increasing customer expectations and regulatory pressure in the insurance industry

Solution

Build and deploy a new IT architecture based on event streaming with Confluent Platform

Results

  • Core data systems linked with new business applications and channels
  • Entirely new enterprise-scale event-streaming platform rolled out in one year
  • IT teams empowered to do their jobs faster and with higher efficiency
  • Data replication and streaming times reduced from hours or days to just seconds
generali-featured

Like many of its competitors in the European insurance market, Generali Switzerland was at a crossroads a few years ago. The company was facing a challenging market environment with a stagnating economy, increased regulatory pressure, and rapidly growing customer expectations. Rather than stay the course with an existing IT infrastructure that was not originally designed to handle the 24 x 7 demands of today’s market, the company decided to launch a digitization and modernization initiative that would pave the way for sustainable growth for years to come. The foundation for this initiative is the Generali Connection Platform, a new IT architecture based on event streaming with Confluent Platform and Apache Kafka.

More Customer Stories

homepoint logo

Homepoint Sets Data in Motion to Streamline Loan Processing with Confluent

humana logo

Humana is at the forefront of an industry-wide effort to raise health outcomes and create the best possible patient experience while keeping costs in check through improved interoperability

Instacart Logo

Instacart adopted Confluent to dramatically scale its data systems. Confluent Cloud helped them immediately spin up data streaming to create real-time availability models, fraud detection systems, and more, without having to hire a team to manage Kafka.