Suramericana, a Part of South American Investment Group GRUPO SURA, Selects dbMaestro TeamWork™ as its DCM Solution (Database Change Management)

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Sura is joining the list of insurers achieving true end to end management control of their valuable database assets by controlling all their changes with the TeamWork™ DCM solution as a part of its Application Lifecycle Management

By implementing TeamWork™, Sura finally has the ability to apply SCM best practices on Data Base development as they do in other technologies.

dbMaestro, provider of the insurance industry's leading DCM solution, TeamWork™, today announced that Colombian-based Suramericana, the South American insurance company, has selected the dbMaestro DCM solution to streamline its database change management.
Sura was seeking a technology solution to automate its manual processes surrounding their database inside development process and facilitate the work to its administrators.

"We selected dbMaestro TeamWork™ DCM solution because of their strong track record in the industry," said Juan David Perez Chief Architect. "We have high expectations for the product to automate our deployment, increase our throughput and decrease the errors on the scripts and the workload for our administrators."

They required a solution to manage their database changes from development through to deployment that could not only keep up with their fast-paced environment, but go beyond what is offered today on the market for version control. "By implementing TeamWork™, Sura finally has the ability to apply SCM best practices on Data Base development as they do in other technologies by implementing the TeamWork™ check out/check in and version control features. Finally, Sura's database deployment will be quick and efficient with an ideal rollback option."
TeamWork™ is the only solution available today that actually enforces SCM best practices and change policy for Database Development. It detects and monitors database changes to schema and content while preventing unauthorized and out of process changes, thus ensuring that all changes are properly logged and linked to the actual business requirements. In addition, the enhanced security and Roles and Responsibilities Management offered by TeamWork™ are imperative in the highly regulated insurance industry for regulatory compliance requirements.

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Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana – GRUPO SURA – is a Latin American company listed on the Colombian Stock Exchange and registered with the ADR- Level 1 program in the United States. It is also listed with the Latibex Market for Latin American Stocks in Euros hosted by the Madrid Stock Exchange. It is also one of the three companies from the Latin American financial service sector to be admitted to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), which monitors companies who have become global benchmarks thanks to the good practices they have adopted from the economic, environmental and social standpoints. GRUPO SURA has two fields of investment, the first being its strategic investments in the financial services, insurance, social security as well as complementary service sectors, and the second corresponds to its portfolio investments in the food, cement and energy sectors. On 29 December 2011 GRUPO SURA closed, for $ 3.614 million, the business of acquiring pension operations, insurance and investment funds. This makes GRUPO SURA the number one pension organization in Latin America and one of the largest insurance, savings and investment companies that are part of their strategic investments manage nearly $ 120 billion in assets and have 25 million customers.


dbMaestro is an established Enterprise Software Development Company focusing on database development technologies. Its flagship product; dbMaestro TeamWork™, eliminates the number of potential risks threatening database development and deployment by 60% and reduces deployment costs by 95%.

With dbMaestro TeamWork™ database development finally plays in harmony.

TeamWork™ is the ultimate DCM (Database Change Management) Solution and the only solution available that enables database:

  •     Control – Control and Manage all Changes
  •     Deploy - Decrease Deployment Time by 95%
  •     Protect - Enhance Database Security
  •     Comply - Improve Compliance to Regulatory Bodies (PCI, SOX, HIPAA, BASEL II)

Brenda Zeitlin


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