PALO ALTO, CA, Mar 08 (Marketwire) --
HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced that AAA Northern California, Nevada &
Utah Insurance Exchange (AAA NCNU IE) has selected HP to support the
firm's mainframe environment as the company grows from a regional to a
national provider of insurance products to AAA members in 23 states plus
"Becoming a top-tier, coast-to-coast insurance company requires system
quality and stability," said Kory Jensen, vice president, IT Operations,
AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah Insurance Exchange. "The HP team
provides stable applications and mainframe operations while also adding
resource flexibility we need to support our growth."
Under the terms of the contract, HP will continue augmenting AAA NCNU
IE's staff to maintain applications and administer databases in support
of membership, policies, claims and other business operations.
AAA NCNU IE also will continue using HP Data Center Services and other
infrastructure services from HP in support of the firm's daily
operations. HP will continue to host and manage AAA NCNU IE's mainframe
computers with services that include maintenance, monitoring and business
continuity. These services allow AAA NCNU IE to concentrate on providing
excellent insurance products and services to its growing customer base.
"Technology is a key accelerator and enabler," said Bruce Pearce, vice
president and general manager, U.S. Financial Services and Canada, HP.
"The HP team will continue to use its proven technology expertise to
maintain a robust, flexible technology environment that supports the
company's growth goals."
HP's premier Americas client event, HP Discover, takes place June 11-13
in Las Vegas.
About AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah Insurance Exchange
Northern California, Nevada & Utah Insurance Exchange (also known as the
California State Auto Group) offers automobile, homeowners and other
personal lines of insurance to AAA members through partnerships with AAA
clubs in 23 states and the District of Columbia. It is one of the largest
personal lines insurance companies in the United States and is rated A+
by A.M. Best.
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