Virtualized Data Storage & IFC Case Study by hicaliber

Virtualized Data Storage & IFC
A look at an information system solution for the Irwin Financial Corporation (IFC).
# 94375 | 2,012 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2006 | US

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This paper takes an in-depth look at issues relating to information systems and virtual data storage at the Irwin Financial Corporation (IFC). The paper reports that any technology initiative aimed at budget analysis, reducing expenses and improving the efficiency ratio, with a projected return on investment (ROI) aggressive enough to pay for itself in six months to a year, would be welcomed by the CEO and bank management as a whole.

Company Information
Operating Challenges
Technical Environment
Recommendation: Data Management, Business Intelligence and Integration
Areas For Future Improvement
Cost Savings

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Compliance Week, 2005, Q&A With SVP Ethics At $700 Million Irwin Financial, Available at:
  • Fiore, Peter. 2005, IBM to Buy Ascential for $1.1B, IDG News Service Available at:,10801,100368,00.html
  • Hitachi Data Systems 2004, New Hitachi TagmaStore(r) Universal Storage Platform Towers Over Competition with 2 Million IOPs and 850% More Cached Bandwidth, Available at:
  • Irwin Financial Corporation 2005, Irwin Financial Corporation Announces 2005 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call, Available at: April 27, 2005
  • Irwin Financial Corporation 2004. Annual Report

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