Skandinavisk Data Center to save $20 million by moving to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008

Microsoft announced that Skandinavisk Data Center is expected to save $20 million annually by moving its core banking system from its mainframe platform to SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008. SDC was formed in 1963 and is owned by 150 financial institutions in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and the Faroe Islands, and is responsible for […]

Microsoft announced that Skandinavisk Data Center is expected to save $20 million annually by moving its core banking system from its mainframe platform to SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008. SDC was formed in 1963 and is owned by 150 financial institutions in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and the Faroe Islands, and is responsible for providing core banking services to these banks across Scandinavia.

With cost reduction at the forefront of SDC's business imperatives, a solution was required to help minimize spending, while retaining and gaining new member banks. By migrating its mainframe solution to a Windows platform, it is estimated that SDC will reduce operational costs for its core banking system by 30%, giving it a competitive edge and eliminating additional internal expense.

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