At an exclusive breakfast round table, David Zimmerman, Global Banking Solutions Executive & Worldwide Cloud Leader and Mark Tomlinson, CTO, Cloud Computing, UK & Ireland at both of IBM discuss data, security, agility and whether the promise of cloud can live up to the realities of the financial services.
Nearly two thirds of UK financial services firms consider cloud computing very or somewhat critical to their enterprise IT strategy but security and regulatory concerns about the technology persist, according to research from Finextra.
Mobile money firm Monitise is transferring its UK professional services staff to IBM as the two firms ramp up their alliance.
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) has rolled out IBM's Active-Active mainframe technology to provide business continuity and disaster recovery for its global branches.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) todayannounced that Westpac New Zealand has selected IBM's private cloud technology to support its goal to be New Zealand's leading digitalbank. The new five year agreement is part of an extensive services and technology contract which includes Westpac migrating some of itsbusiness critical IT systems into IBM's state-of-the-art Auckland datacentre, enabling enhanced customer service.
IBM has conducted a survey of attitudes to core banking transformation in Europe. Simon Gregson, executive architect, GBS Banking and Financial Markets - Core Banking Lead, IBM and Jon O'Donnell, executive partner, Europe GBS Banking and Financial Markets Leader, IBM discuss the findings.
One-in-ten banking apps are wide open to a malicious drive-by hacking exploit that exposes user credentials when visiting bug-laden websites.
At the U.S. Africa Business Forum in Washington, D.C today, Ghana's Fidelity Bank announced its choice of IBM (NYSE: IBM) to manage its technology infrastructure and services.
ERI is very pleased to announce that it has teamed up with IBM partner Blue Chip to offer the Olympic Banking System to UK financial institutions as a Cloud-based solution. The solution is offered as pay-as-you grow and enables start-up banks and wealth managers to deploy a full IT infrastructure in weeks.
Online army bank USAA has begun using IBM's Watson cognitive computing platform to help military personnel ease back into civilian life.
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