Empowering Insurance Companies with In-Memory Computing

| November 25, 2017

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In a time when innovative technologies are upending many industries, the insurance industry faces great opportunities – and significant challenges. Growth continues to be strong: in 2014, the insurance industry was responsible for about 2.6% of U.S. GDP, and net premiums in the U.S. are continuing to rise beyond the 2015 total of $1.2 trillion. Online and mobile apps are enabling insurance companies to reach a wider range of potential customers, and capabilities such as smart contracts, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), machine learning, and telematics (tracking risk parameters by means of data transmitting IoT devices) are revolutionizing internal processes and risk assessment.

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PURE Group of Insurance Companies

At PURE, insurance is about more than just the things we protect. It’s about our members. It’s about making them smarter about risk. It's about helping them reduce their chances of experiencing a claim. And it’s about making them more resilient so that if a claim does happen, they can recover faster and with greater ease.

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At PURE, insurance is about more than just the things we protect. It’s about our members. It’s about making them smarter about risk. It's about helping them reduce their chances of experiencing a claim. And it’s about making them more resilient so that if a claim does happen, they can recover faster and with greater ease.

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