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Insurance Regulator

They support regulations, we support their digital transformation.

Problem

This insurance regulator needed help with all aspects of its digital transformation.

Goal

They wanted more automation, improved security, and a modern container strategy.

Solution

We helped them with their cloud operations, security, application and infrastructure pipelines, developing a container strategy, and manage the environment.

About the Business

Governed by chief insurance regulators, this company sets insurance industry standards and supports insurance regulations in the US.

The Business Challenges

The insurance regulator needed help with all aspects of its digital transformation initiative including cloud operations, security, application and infrastructure pipelines, and developing a containerization strategy. The company desired a partner to help both transform and manage its cloud environment.

The Solution

2nd Watch provided the company guidance on application development best practices around automated testing, automated deployments, and feature flags.

2nd Watch assisted the insurance regulator with implementing GitLab for source control and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) for application code. To provide an integrated CI/CD pipeline for Terraform projects, 2nd Watch implemented Atlantis and provided guidelines on Terraform usage.

To help the company with its security and containerization strategy, 2nd Watch deployed Kubernetes clusters to AWS using KOPS, demonstrated safe and repeatable deployments to Kubernetes with Helm, and advised on security best practices for both Kubernetes and AWS.

The insurance regulator is utilizing 2nd Watch Managed Services for ongoing workload management.

The Business Benefits

The company now benefits from repeatable container deployment and safe container management, improving its overall digital transformation strategy.