Poland's Social Insurance Company Increases Use Of Linux

In addition to the recent full-scale shift to Linux by South Korea, the Polish state organization has also signed a three-year support contract with Linux Polska for its IT systems.

Poland’s social insurance company, ZUS (Zakład Ubezpieczeń Społecznych), announced the agreement with Linux Polska to obtain 24×7 support for integrated Linux server virtualization.

ZUS is a public sector institution that comes under Poland’s ministry of Labour and Social Policy. It handles the accounts and data of social health insurers.

In 2018, ZUS set up the E-Contribution payment system adopting the Linux along with other operating systems.

Further expanding the IT infrastructure and digitizing the business processes, ZUS uses virtualized Linux clusters to scale and automate the IT solutions.

Hence, ZUS collaborated with Linux Polska IT solution provider for establishing the clusters of virtualized Linux servers. Using the virtualization platform, multi-server systems could be easily managed from a single central point.

Linux Polska agreed to provide 24×7 support for Red Hat virtualization, Red Hat Satellite, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux software.

Apart from ZUS, other ministries of Poland and central agencies such as the Central Information Center, Ministry of Justice, Finance, Digitization, and Education have already implemented and worked with Linux Polska.