Why Insurance Companies Need Kubernetes

Sharmila Wijeyakumar / March 16th, 2021

Build, Run and Manage Your Apps in the Cloud for Insurance

For insurance companies, it is of utmost importance to provide 24/7 emergency request processing in real-time, while being able to work across different locations. With cloud technologies, you can ensure your system stays highly available across several geographic zones as the load increases, performs real-time monitoring, delivers timely notifications, as well as complies with the security and privacy standards.

Benefits of Kubernetes in Insurance

Automation of Rollouts

Kubernetes progressively rolls out changes to your application or its configuration, while monitoring application health to ensure it doesn’t kill all your instances at the same time. If something goes wrong, Kubernetes will rollback the change for you. Take advantage of a growing ecosystem of deployment solutions.

Load Balancing and Service Delivery

No need to modify your application to use an unfamiliar service discovery mechanism. Kubernetes gives Pods their own IP addresses and a single DNS name for a set of Pods and can load-balance across them.

Service Topology

Service Topology enables a service to route traffic based upon the Node topology of the cluster. For example, a service can specify that traffic is preferentially routed to endpoints that are on the same Node as the client, or in the same availability zone.

The Orchestration of Storage

Kubernetes allows users to automatically mount a storage system of choice, such as local storage, public cloud providers, and more. You still need to provide the underlying storage system. You can Automatically mount the storage system of your choice, whether from local storage, a public cloud provider such as GCP or AWS, or a network storage system such as NFS, iSCSI, Gluster, Ceph, Cinder, or Flocker.

Configuration & Secret Management

Kubernetes Secrets let you store and manage sensitive information, such as passwords, OAuth tokens, and ssh keys. … A Secret is an object that contains a small amount of sensitive data such as a password, a token, or a key. Such information might otherwise be put in a Pod specification or in an image. Veriday can help you deploy and update secrets and application configuration without rebuilding your image and without exposing secrets in your stack configuration.

Automatic Bin Packing

Automatically places containers based on their resource requirements and other constraints, while not sacrificing availability. Mix critical and best-effort workloads in order to drive up utilization and save even more resources. Kubernetes places containers automatically based on the required resources and other restrictions without impairing availability. Automated rollouts and rollbacks: Kubernetes distributes changes to the software or the configuration using a rollout.

Batch Execution

In addition to services, Kubernetes can manage your batch and CI workloads, replacing containers that fail, if desired.

IPv4/IPv6 Dual-Stack

IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack enables the allocation of both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses to Pods and Services. If you enable IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack networking for your Kubernetes cluster, the cluster will support the simultaneous assignment of both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.

Scaling Horizontally

Scale your application up and down with a simple command, with a UI, or automatically based on CPU usage. Horizontal scaling will increase or decrease the replicas of a pod-based on the resource requirements. A horizontal scaler is the most commonly used way to scale stateless applications and the easiest since the pods total resources can be spread over the cluster and the vertical scaler can only make a pod as big as the host it is on.

Self Healing

Restarts containers that fail, replaces and reschedules containers when nodes die, kills containers that don’t respond to your user-defined health check, and doesn’t advertise them to clients until they are ready to serve.

Smart companies are keeping their competitive edge and staying nimble by moving to the cloud. However, many find the journey to Kubernetes services difficult

Benefits we bring as a Kubernetes services provider for Insurance

Veriday will help your company to skyrocket by bringing along:

• A strategic plan to overcome bottlenecks and successfully build a future path

• A finely tuned and highly available Kubernetes deployment

• An application portfolio flawlessly running in a cloud environment

• Reduced infrastructure costs by 40%

• An improved cross-team collaboration

• Quick onboarding of your engineers with Veriday training

Let us help you to implement Kubernetes for Insurance

Smart companies like yours are keeping their competitive edge and staying nimble by moving to the cloud. However, many find the journey to Kubernetes services difficult.

Too many choices

With more than 700 vendors and products, it’s easy to pick ones that don’t fit your needs.

Fear of failure

Uncertainty about the next steps can lead to inertia – and declining market share.

Tech turnover

Working with yesterday’s technology drives away top IT talent.

Let’s reimagine the Insurance business together!

The End of Insurance as We Know It:

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