Success stories

With over 200 IT modernization projects successfully delivered since 1995, Metaware has consistently helped its clients get rid of obsolete technologies, reduce cost of ownership, and increase IT agility.


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French Social Security Health Insurance

  • €40 million Annual OPEX savings on hardware and software alone by migrating 12,000 MIPS from the mainframes to Unix servers
  • 296% ROI after 3 years
  • 8 hours reduction of daily batch window, allowing introduction of new Smartcard services on the same systems
  • Increased flexibility thanks to component-based development in Java, facilitating IT skill evolution and a more flexible system
  • Reliability and availability: load-balancing and fail-over capabilities across multiple data-centers
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Club Med hasn’t stopped adapting holidays to best meet customer expectations

  • OPEX and quote to order process cost divided by a factor of 3
  • 100% ROI achieved in 10 months
  • 50% reduction in staff effort to manage application domains
  • x2 faster time to market of new products and services
  • 100% transparency of the evolutions of the booking application completed in parallel of the project

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Argentina's Central Custody and Depository

  • 100% ROI in 12 months with Mainframe migration
  • 50% lower maintenance budget
  • Reduced time to market by 30%
  • Increased throughput by 200%
  • Risk reduction for future projects with standardized architecture
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Global Telecommunications services provider moved its B2B Data Network BSS off the mainframe

  • Reduce annual OPEX costs by more than € 1.5M
  • Increase flexibility and maintenance productivity by modernizing the architecture and development environment
  • Improved interoperability allowed old (X25, Frame Relay) and new (XDSL) offers to be uniformly delivered and managed
  • The new platform delivers zero downtime which are at the cornerstone of Enterprise customer contracts

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2nd largest book publishing distribution

  • Reduced OPEX by 76%
  • 100% ROI achieved in less than 12 months
  • Reduced system administration costs by streamlining the number of technology in use
  • Achieved the alignment of IT with the lines of business by providing a modular and modern architecture
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#1 French Mutual Life and Pension Insurance

  • 2 Million Euros Annual Savings on hardware and software fees
  • Convergence of COBOL software development with new ones (J2EE architecture)
  • Accelerated time to market form new insurance products
  • ADM Optimisation
  • 2x improvements of transaction response times
  • 40% improvements for batch processing times

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Swedish Social Insurance Agency

  • Annual OPEX cut by dozens millions of kronor on software fees alone
  • Reduce case handling processing time and cost by a factor of 2
  • 24x7 digital self-services enablement
  • Work-time savings by discontinuing the mainframe and by utilizing existing skills to operate and manage the administration of social security
  • Mainframe Migration was more viable than previous Java rewrites that were costly, lengthy, and never been completed
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World leading insurance and asset management groups

  • Eliminate expensive mainframe software fees in range of €1M
  • Avoid contract renewal allowing for immediate 100% ROI
  • Bring new breath of life to legacy applications serving Life line of business
  • Rationalize development technology and delivery processes
  • Improved performance by 20%

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Like many large mainframe shops, some business-critical processes were developed on the mainframe since the 1980s using a proprietary language. Faced with the imminent retirement of their last two specialists, the only solution was automated translation to a more viable and popular programming language.

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The wholesale division of Alliance Boots has eliminated obsolescence risks, completely documented distribution processes, while simplifying and accelerating the integration of its new ERP system with legacy applications.


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Refine Natural:Cobol brings a new breath of life to Natural applications, eliminates expensive Software AG license fees, helps rationalizing development technology and delivery processes, while improving performance by 20%.

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Automated, factory based 1:1 functionnality mainframe application migration enabled the #1 German health insurer to reduce costs and increase flexibility, while maintaining existing skill-sets and knowledge base.

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AEROSPACE & DEFENSE

  • ASTRIUM
  • DASSAULT AVIATION
  • DCNS
  • EUROCOPTER

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • ABN AMRO
  • AXA
  • BANQUE POPULAIRE
  • BNP PARIBAS
  • CAJA DE VALORES
  • CAISSE D’EPARGNE
  • CETELEM
  • CREDIT AGRICOLE
  • CREDIT COOPERATIF
  • CREDIT FONCIER DE FRANCE
  • DEBEKA
  • EULER HERMES
  • EUROPAY
  • LA MONDIALE
  • GROUPAMA BANQUE
  • ING
  • LIVERPOOL VICTORIA
  • LV 1871
  • SWISSLIFE
  • UNION INVESTMENT

PRODUCT AND RETAIL

  • ALLIANCE HEALTHCARE
  • ARSOE DE BRETAGNE
  • DEMOULAS MARKET BASKET
  • EL CORTE INGLES
  • FORMER
  • GLAVERBEL
  • INTERFORUM
  • RENAULT
  • ROYAL LONDON
  • SALOMON

PUBLIC SECTOR

  • BELGIAN MINISTRY OF FINANCE
  • BIRMINGHAM CITY
  • CNAM | FRENCH SOCIAL SECURITY
  • CNRS
  • LA POSTE
  • MINISTERE DE L’INTERIEUR
  • SWEDISH SOCIAL INSURANCE AGENCY
  • PORTLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL
  • VETERAN BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION
  • UNEDIC

UTILITIES & TELCOS

  • AREVA
  • EASTERN ELECTRICITY
  • ORANGE BUSINESS SERVICES
  • SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT