Nationwide at a GlanceBy Doug Bartholomew | Posted 2007-08-24 Email Print
The insurance firm was outgrowing its data center, but wanted to wait before building another one. Server virtualization boosted the efficiency of its existing facility.
Headquarters: 1 Nationwide Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 249-7111
Business: Provides auto, homeowner, property and casualty insurance, as well as diversifi ed fi nancial services including annuities and asset management.
VP, Technology Solutions, Nationwide Services Co.: Scott Miggo
Financials in 2006: $22.3 billion in revenue; $2.1 billion profit.
Challenge: Reduce power and processing space needs sufficiently to postpone $150 million-plus investment in new data center.