Intesa Sanpaolo Innovates Infrastructure

Intesa Sanpaolo creates an innovative infrastructure for mission-critical applications using Intel® Optane™ technology.

At a glance:

  • Intesa Sanpaolo, the biggest Italian bank, is also an innovation leader, with a strategic plan to move an important part of its infrastructure to the public cloud.

  • Intel® Optane™ Persistent memory-enabled solutions from Cisco, Diamanti, Hazelcast, and MemVerge brought several improvements to Intesa Sanpaolo’s infrastructure that resulted in lower costs, improved efficiency, and faster response times for mission-critical applications such as core Internet banking services.



Executive Summary

Intesa Sanpaolo has the same needs as every other major bank, with resiliency, efficiency, and scalability among the top infrastructure priorities. To achieve these goals, the bank always keeps an eye on the latest technologies and the ways they can be exploited. The bank was already using Intel® Xeon™ Scalable processors for most of its core systems, and Intel® Optane™ Technology proved to be the right companion to build even more efficient infrastructures.

“Intel has proven multiple times to be a key partner for Intesa Sanpaolo and it has done this once again with Intel Optane Technology and the partner network that it has been able to build around it.” —Nicola Carotti, Head of Cloud Center of Excellence at Intesa Sanpaolo

Intel and its partner ecosystem made the adoption of Intel® Optane™ Persistent Memory practically seamless, with a dramatic return on investment (ROI) that further focused the bank’s attention on this technology and its potential for additional use cases.

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