Red Hat Technologies Support TransUnion’s Migration to New IT Environment
Global risk and information solutions provider migrates to Red
Hat-based infrastructure, powering new products and services and
accelerating time to market
RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), leading provider of open source solutions,
today announced that TransUnion, a global risk and information solutions
provider, has migrated its applications and systems from a mainframe
environment to one partly based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. As part of
TransUnion’s technology transformation, the company worked closely with
Red Hat to move from mainframes to a more flexible environment.
TransUnion serves thousands of businesses and millions of consumers
while linking more than 30 petabytes of data. Red Hat Enterprise Linux
played a role in parts of TransUnion’s transformation, employing Red Hat
JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP), Red Hat JBoss Web
Server and Red Hat Satellite, with the latter driving simplified
automation and management of the new environment.
By basing elements of their new environment on Red Hat solutions,
- Reduced its number of data centers and eliminated a third-party
disaster recovery contract.
- Supported its new servers, which are
provisioned in hours instead of weeks.
- Improved application
availability, with the company currently out-performing service level
agreements (SLAs) for its applications.
Jim Totton, vice president and general manager, Platforms Business
Unit, Red Hat
“Red Hat Enterprise Linux provides enterprises
with a platform for innovation without sacrificing the stability of
mission-critical systems.TransUnion’s new operating environment
is another proof point of the benefits of the world’s leading enterprise
Linux platform, as well as showcasing the power and flexibility of Red
Hat’s fully-open source enterprise technology portfolio.”
Mohit Kapoor, chief information and technology officer, TransUnion
has undergone a technology transformation to create an IT culture that
embraces agile development and makes technology a strategic enabler. Red
Hat has helped us standardize on a common technology set and increase
our speed of innovation. The ability to better connect our systems
provides a competitive advantage for us and created the backbone for our
new IT organization.”
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