WebSphere DataPower

Company Background

The Northwestern Mutual is an American financial services mutual organization based in Milwaukee. The financial security company provides consultation on wealth and asset income protection, education planning, retirement planning, investment advisory services, trust and private client services, estate planning and business planning. Its products include life insurance, disability income, and long-term care insurance; annuities; investments; and investment advisory products and services.

Business Need

Customer wanted to reduce the downtime and the recovery time to a base minimum and obtain better control over the systems during outages and achieve a reduction in recovery time, increased data rate, and consolidate systems across the globe with 0% data loss.


With our strong knowledge base in DataPower, Hubcom were given the opportunity to prove out DataPower as the best solution. We conducted performance timing comparisons & capacity testing and were able to achieve the target minimum base recovery time along with a much faster data rate, to work on IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances, data transfer increased from 25 tps to 500 tps in a single node showing an exponential increase for the customer. The implementation of this solution helped the client to not only take advantage of their current investment in technology and skills, but far exceeded the performance of the solution that they were considering.


  • Secure, Control, integrate & optimize multiple applications without code changes.
  • Achieve high performance in transferring data.
  • Lower cost and complexity.
  • Enable new business with unmatched performance.

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