Business Cloud News
All articles by : Elliott HolleyRSS

Leeds Building Society targets customer engagement with HP deal

Leeds Building Society shifted its savings and lending business onto a hosted HP platform in 2013

Leeds Building Society is to revamp its customer engagement tools through a ten-year deal with HP Enterprise Services, which will encompass a number of independent software vendors working on different parts of the business. The deal builds on the earlier deal between the two firms in 2013, which focused on the building society’s core banking platform.

Cloud democratises retail investor services

Cloud has the potential to democratize investment services

Cloud services are opening up possibilities for the retail investor to create individual customised funds in a way that was previously the preserve of the super-wealthy. Coupled with UK regulation such as the Retail Distribution Review, the effect has been to make new business models possible, according to Michael Newell, chief executive at InvestYourWay.

Investment network eToro migrates to hybrid cloud

Kalush: 'regulation is lagging cloud developments'

Online social investment network eToro has moved its core IT infrastructure onto a hybrid cloud system. The platform will allow it to maintain sensitive applications in a private cloud while using a public cloud for others.

African Stock Exchange to rely on hybrid cloud architecture

Dhaneshwar Damry has big plans for Africa

A pan-African vision has inspired the African Stock Exchange which has ambitious plans to tap the potential of the continent using hosted technology and a secure base in Mauritius.

Westpac makes digital banking push through IBM private cloud

Westpac are using IBM to support its banking service in New Zealand

Australian bank Westpac has signed up IBM to assist a major digital banking push in New Zealand. The bank plans to use IBM’s private cloud technology to build mobile services and social media presence.

Macquarie revamps reconciliation with Gresham Computing and Amazon Web Services

Blythe: reconciliation is better in the cloud

Australian broker Macquarie Futures has begun using a cloud-based reconciliation service from Gresham Computing and Amazon Web Services, which it says will help it to make its North American derivatives business more efficient.

Cloud in financial services – what is it not good for?

Cloud: what’s stopping you?

Across the financial services sector, the question is now less about where cloud technology is being used, and more about where it isn’t used. Where do financial institutions draw the line when it comes to deciding whether to keep a process or IT-related service in-house or outsource it to specialists such as Amazon Web Services, SAP and many others?

Voxsmart prepares cloud mobile voice recording service for banks

Voxsmart says its new voice recording software is the first to capture every kind of communication

A new mobile voice recording service is being developed by UK tech company Voxsmart, which it claims is the first to automatically capture every type of communication on a mobile device so that it can be used for trading compliance purposes, including the FCA in the UK and Dodd-Frank in the US.

UK building society trio switch to Unisys cloud

Loughborough (pictured), Ipswich and Dudley building societies are the latest to join the cloud

Three independent UK building societies – Ipswich, Loughborough and Dudley – have agreed to use a new software as a service solution from Unisys to handle their mortgage and savings accounts. The deal represents the latest move in a series of steps by the UK’s building society sector to adopt cloud platforms.

Kenshō builds first analytics platform on Nasdaq OMX FinQloud

Kenshō will become the first financial analytics firm on Nasdaq OMX FinQloud

Start-up financial analysis company Kenshō is planning to become the first professional analytics platform built completely on Nasdaq OMX’s FinQloud cloud computing platform, which is powered by Amazon Web Services.

@BizCloud
News