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News and resources on cloud strategy, selection, build, migration and operation for banks and fintechs.
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Why are FIs shifting grid computing to the cloud?

18 October 2019

The financial services industry has long required compute-intensive calculations for risk management, regulatory compliance, product development, pricing, trading, clearing and surveillance. However, the volume and timeliness of these calculations have increased.

Leveraging cloud migration to power digital transformation

18 October 2019

The volume of data has exploded, and it is becoming increasingly important for financial institutions (FIs) to manage and derive value from their data. However, harnessing data is not a simple task and an increasing number of organisations are leveraging cloud to unlock new value.

How the cloud increases capacity and agility

18 October 2019

The cloud propels financial institutions (FIs) forward and provides the opportunity to scale in line with market demands such as volatility in the capital markets space, new regulations in banking and payments or increasing data assets in the insurance industry.

From idea to production on the cloud

17 October 2019

Scott Mullins, Director, Worldwide Financial Services, Business & Market Development, AWS, speaks at Sibos about the impact of cloud on the transformation of bank, how this transformation will accelerate and how Open banking ties into banks transition to the cloud. For all your fintech-related news, please visit https://www.finextra.com.

5 Ways the Cloud is Creating Business Value for Insurers

20 September 2019

Customers want intuitively simple solutions. Insurers have figured out that the best way to deliver these is with the cloud, but migration requires an evolutionary approach that leverages existing capabilities and places new innovations on a pedestal. However, the right combination of cloud services can also result in new business models, promote new value propositions and enable new revenue streams. The success of the InsurTech sector is providing insurers with unprecedented innovation and is thriving almost entirely on cloud-based architectures. This report discusses the five ways that the cloud gives insurers the freedom to focus on innovation. Download here to find out more.

The Future of Digital Banking in the Cloud

16 September 2019

In this age of the customer, banks are leveraging the cloud to reduce costs, innovate faster, minimise risks and digitise mission-critical services. Cloud technology is a transformative power for digital banking and represents a fundamental shift in business models, making it easier to run, operate and scale in line with demand and paying only for the computing power consumed. This report details how cloud-native solutions can deliver a market bullseye for target customer groups while reducing the total cost of ownership, improving security and meeting compliance obligations. Download here to find out more.

Building the Capital Markets Technology of the Future

16 September 2019

The cloud has been a catalyst for accelerated development in capital markets. Firms are now using the cloud to become more agile and to increase the pace of innovation delivered to end users. Technology must work in parallel with regulation in order to move towards a future where innovation can facilitate, but like any new technology, companies need time to understand, adopt and implement. Only when mastered can cloud computing achieve efficiencies such as reducing time to market with high quality and security. This report explores how market participants are stepping up their game to adapt their platforms to ensure they comply with regulation and offer end users, including traders, risk managers and back office teams, a richer experience. Download here to find out more.  

Better connecting customers to their bank with the cloud

17 September 2019

In this age of the customer when banks are leveraging the cloud to reduce costs, innovate faster, minimise risks and digitise mission-critical services, it’s become clear that technology drives change at a ground-breaking rate.

Building the future of capital markets with the cloud

17 September 2019

The cloud has been a catalyst for accelerated development in capital markets. Firms are now using the cloud to become more agile and to increase the pace of innovation delivered to end users.

How insurers can leverage the cloud to focus on innovation

20 September 2019

Insurance providers must leverage the cloud to offer a personalised experience to their customers, but also ensure that operational agility and innovation are a priority.

Why financial institutions are modernising on cloud

17 September 2019

For financial institutions (FIs) leveraging the cloud, the earliest adoption was often the high-performance computing grid to support complex modelling. Gone were the days when limited capacity of on-premises grids meant that quants or actuaries had to wait for the compute resources they needed to run their models: across workloads, the cloud allows FIs to immediately scale up compute resources at peak times and scale down when demand dipped, paying only for what they use.

Migrating market data to the cloud

27 August 2019

Market data is the lifeblood of financial institutions (FIs) with banks, brokers, wealth managers, asset managers and hedge funds relying on quality pricing and trade-related data to power their business applications. But today customers expect to access to data on their personal devices and FIs are stepping up their digital transformation game.