United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), is a Pan-African financial services group headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria. With subsidiaries in 20 African countries and offices in London, Paris and New York, the group has a staff strength of over 13,000 professionals.
Leading African Reinsurer Engages Signal Alliance To Reduce Operational Costs And Increase Efficiency By Leveraging On The Cloud
Pan-African reinsurance outfit, Continental Reinsurance, needed to address power outages in its native Lagos. The outages were leading to lost emails. It implemented Office 365 and not only gained 99.9% availability (successfully handling the outage issue), but also a raft of further compelling benefits. These range from dramatic cost savings and anytime, anywhere mobility to […]
The Nigerian insurance company, Royal Exchange, launched a retail strategy to grow revenues. Its in-house retail platform suffered, however, from power outages and low bandwidth which led to lost business. By moving to Azure, the retail platform benefited from 24/7 high availability which helped improve operations and drove a 75% rise in revenues. BUSINESS NEEDS: […]