Founded in 2015, BPCE Infogérance et Technologies is a common structure of the IT subsidiaries of the BPCE Group. As a result of industrial logistics, it is an Economic Interest Grouping (EIG) which aims to consolidate infrastructures and pool purchases to optimize costs and enhance the service quality of the Group’s entire IT production. It also offers value-added infrastructure services (messaging, videoconferencing, etc.) for users and information systems.
BPCE-IT brings together the IT management activities of six software editors: IT-CE, i-BP, BPCE SA (IT Division), Natixis (financing, payments, and securities), Palatine, and Crédit Coopératif.
As part of the BPCE Group’s “Innov 2020” strategic plan, which seeks to improve collective efficiency by pooling investments and resources, and with regard to IT use, two objectives are clearly defined:
- To industrialize and secure the maximum use of data for performance and functional analytics (both in terms of infrastructure and applications)
- To improve the services offer made to partners (publishers, internal clients such as Natixis, etc.) so that they may improve flexibility, agility, and performance
To meet these challenges, BPCE-IT processes large volumes of log files related to infrastructures and applications, a source of information which has remained underused. The company has chosen the Elastic Stack for its capacity to process and analyze large amounts of miscellaneous data in real time. Additionally, Elastic Stack security features provide access rights to data stored in clusters. This has allowed BPCE-IT to secure its data and optimize its infrastructure and management costs.