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01/10/2013 One of the UK's largest APEX systems developed by Zippy Zebra goes live
The OASys system used by the UK Prison and Probation service as part of the Ministry of Justice went live earlier this year. Supporting some 30,000 users, the system is used throughout England and Wales and was written using APEX by Zippy Zebra.
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16/10/2011 Zippy Zebra exhibits Carecaller at the Mentoring and Befriending Foundation National Conference
The Mentoring and Befriending Foundation National Conference, held on the 29th of September in London, was an opportunity to exhibit Carecaller, our solution for organisations providing a befriendig service. Thankyou to all the visitors to our stand, all the feedback we received was very positive and we are pleased to say that it was a great success.
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11/08/2011 Ministry of Justice, Zippy Zebra, Oracle Application Express and Joel Kallman
Joel Kallman of Oracle talks about Zippy Zebra on his personal APEX blog. Read what he says after seeing a demonstration of one of the largest APEX applications in the UK being developed by us.
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09/08/2011 Carecaller exhibiting at Mentoring and Befriending Foundation National Conference
Zippy Zebra will be exhibiting Carecaller at the Mentoring and Befriending Foundation National Conference on 29th September 2011, Central London.
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20/02/2010 Ministry Of Justice
Zippy Zebra has been selected to develop one of the largest Oracle APEX applications in the UK for the Ministry Of Justice. Working with our partners Capita and HP, this will be our largest and most challenging project to date as it will support 30,000 users. Zippy Zebra will be responsible for the technical design and development of the application using Oracle 11g and Oracle APEX 4.0 and will be providing the core development team for the project.
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18/05/2009 Commercial Insurance
The leading highstreet building society has extended its range of insurance products to also now include Commercial, underwritten by the leading Mutual Insurer. To support this Zippy Zebra has designed a new solution to support Commercial Quote and Buy based around the core Policy system developed for Travel and also integrating Polaris for rating. The system includes full credit card payment facilities built-in, Close Premium Finance integration, PAF address matching, integration with Thunderhead for document production built around a solid SOA architecture designed and developed by Zippy Zebra.

15/03/2009 New Brands go live on Insurance Platform
The leading Mutual Insurer now underwrites travel insurance for two further partners. To support these new business partnerships Zippy Zebra was charged with extending the Travel solution to support these additional brands. Both brands were integrated very quickly due to the design of the core application and the system is now live for Quote and Buy on the web as well as being fully integrated with the Call Centre application.

11.10.2008 Polaris Rating for Broker system
Required for renewals, the Polaris rating engine was integrated into the internal broker system for the leading mutual insurer with a web services mechanism developed by Zippy Zebra. Polaris is now live.

01/05/2008 Travel goes live
Zippy Zebra is very proud to announce that the new Travel solution for the leading mutual insurer has now gone live for both Web and Call Centre. The system consists of a number of major components including full customer database, product builder, policy management system and a highly flexible rating engine, all developed from scratch by Zippy Zebra. The system includes full credit card payment facilities built-in, PAF address matching, complete integration with Thunderhead for document production and multiple brand management. Together with an advanced security layer that is fully LDAP integrated the system also boasts unique features such as Dynamic Call Centre Scripting and our Fluid User Interface. This was all achieved using Zippy's collaborative RAD development approach and has been our largest project to date again delivered on time and to budget.

19.10.2007 Zippy Zebra Joins the Oracle Partner Network
Oracle Partner 'Becoming a partner in the Oracle Partner Network provides Zippy Zebra the opportunity to expand our customer base in partnership with the recognized industry leader both for enterprise databases and application servers' said Zaid Ali, Director of Zippy Zebra Ltd. 'Oracles robust database and Oracles Application Express development tool are both key to our strategy in delivering cost effective, scalable and secure web based solutions to our clients, be it Intranet or Extranet'. Zippy Zebra will also act as an Oracle database reseller and have the capability to deliver implementation efficiencies and cost savings to customers who purchase oracle through us together with our APEX solutions, 'Our relationship with Oracle allows us to provide its leading Oracle database product directly to our customers'.

23/07/2007 Common Policy Migration System goes live
The Common Policy Migration System was designed to process Broker EDI business for both Home and Motor insurance as well as providing a generic capability to load non EDI insurance data. The system was developed as a collaboration between Zippy Zebra and the UK's leading mutual insurer is now live. The complete solution comprises of a number of components including the core database as well as various interfaces (including Oracle Financials, Claims) together with a number of APEX based applications including a Graphical Process Monitoring Dashboard and Broker Maintenance Application.

21/03/2007 Zippy Zebra to develop APEX Solutions
A leading financial services and insurance provider, has selected Zippy Zebra to develop Oracle and APEX based solutions. The programme of work will involve design and development of a number of high profile projects to be implemented as part of a phased delivery.

14.02.2007 Commercial Claims System
Leading mutual insurer has taken delivery of its new Commercial Claims System. The system was designed and developed by Zippy Zebra using our collaborative RAD approach using Oracle Application Express. The solution was designed, developed and implemented within 5 weeks, including integration to Oracle Financials, and even exceeded expectations in terms of meeting requirements for a system developed to such a short timescale.