Windows Azure ISV Mini Case Study

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Cloud Offers Security, Reliability Needed
for Large-Scale Insurance Administration
WINDOWS AZURE ISV:
Pat Luby Consulting
WEB SITE: benefitnet.com
LOCATION: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
ORG SIZE: <Number of employees>
INDUSTRY: Cross-Vertical (HR)
“We chose the Windows Azure PaaS solution because it is cost-effective for a small specialist
ISV like us, and offers instant scalability to be able to immediately meet the needs of our
client’s business.” – Pat Luby, Managing Partner, Pat Luby Consulting
SITUATION:
A large insurance broker needed a solution for administering its Middle East clients’ health and life
policies, with thousands of insured members across multiple countries, all with different insurers,
policies, categories, terms, and compliance rules. To meet these challenges, Pat Luby Consulting sought
a cloud platform that could meet stringent security checks while delivering reliable service.
SOLUTION:
WINDOWS AZURE ISV PROFILE:
Pat Luby Consulting writes and supports
a range of human resources-related
online software to empower HR teams in
corporate businesses to run their
department activities with smart,
modern technology.
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WINDOWS AZURE CASE STUDY
As a small software vendor, Pat Luby Consulting
found that Windows Azure delivered everything
needed to host BenefitNet, which tracks member
enrollment and claims online, with portals for
members, administrators, employers, and brokers.
BenefitNet runs on Windows Azure’s platform as a
service (PaaS) with web roles and Blob storage,
allowing it to scale within a matter of minutes for
unexpected user loads. BenefitNet also utilizes
Windows Azure SQL Database and .NET operating
software.
BENEFITS:
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Windows Azure meets the security, reliability, and continuity checks that major clients require.
Windows Azure is a cost-effective platform that offers instant scalability to meet clients’ needs.

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