Life Insurance Corporation of India chooses Red Hat for Tech Support
India’s largest and one of the leading life insurance companies in the world, Life Insurance Corporation of India has confirmed that they have chosen Red Hat (NASDAQ: RHAT) to implement Red Hat Enterprise Linux across its desktops and servers.
With their support, LIC India would be able to completely migrate all its mission critical business applications to Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This would happen at all their offices in India and abroad.
Life Insurance Corporation would be deploying Red Hat Enterprise Linux across its 2,048 branches, 100 divisional offices, seven zonal offices, head office, subsidiary offices, and overseas locations.
Red Hat would be providing LIC with a uniform, finely tuned operating system environment, along with security and integrity for its core application software. Mr. S. K. Kapahi, Executive Director – IT, Life Insurance Corporation of India said in a statement on this move: “Red Hat aided LIC to migrate from a Unix to a Linux platform two years ago. Thanks to Red Hat’s subscription policy and the benefits of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, LIC has saved substantially on costs.”