Topics: Consolidation ACI Deal for S1 Clears Legal Hurdles, Will Benefit Banks February 07, 2012Now that ACI's acquisition of S1 has cleared legal hurdles, the new company can focus on the product synergies that drove the deal. And other bank tech vendors are likely to pursue similar consolidation. First Tennessee Bank Taps Compellent SAN and Virtualization to Simplify Infrastructure October 30, 2007First Tennessee Bank taps Compellent SAN and virtualization to simplify infrastructure. Fiserv Acquisition of Checkfree Expands its Core Offering August 06, 2007The recent deal between Fiserv and CheckFree changes the core systems and online payment landscape. Merger Season December 01, 2006In Minnesota, where I went to college, they say there are two seasons: winter and road repair. The climate feels similar in the financial services industry, where consolidation is occurring at a pace that makes one conclude there are two seasons in banking i-flex Acquires Compliance Solutions Provider Mantas August 15, 2006Top vendors in financial services space come together for more robust compliance solutions. Merger Season May 01, 2006In Minnesota, where I went to college, they say there are two seasons: winter and road repair (the same is said about Chicago, where I grew up). The Odyssey: Sit-Downs With CIOs Yield Insights June 15, 2004Many companies seem to be heading into a budget-leveling period during which they balance cost reduction with new initiatives. Only the Strong Shall Survive June 08, 2004Banks and technology providers face consolidation trends Associations Upgrade Networks January 07, 2003MasterCard and Visa enhance their communications networks, authorization systems, clearing and settlement systems and messaging protocols. Information Technology Spurs Consolidation In Financial Services April 05, 2000Information technology is both spurring and facilitating consolidation in the financial services sector, according to a report by the G-10 central banks.