Topics: Data Centers Virtualization: The Smart Choice for Financial Institution Data Centers March 18, 2014Virtualization can improve network performance while keeping costs related to infrastructure at a minimum.
BofA Merrill Lynch Consolidates Data Systems September 16, 2013 Data Management: Regulations and Silos A Top Concern for Banks September 04, 2013Banks are dedicating more resources to data management to comply with new regulations, but are hampered by data silos. IBM Reaches Multibillion Dollar Outsourcing deal with UniCredit July 18, 2013Big Blue will transform the IT infrastructure that supports all of the Italian bank's commercial and private banking activities in Europe.
How Financial Institutions Can Meet the Demands of Data Storage June 26, 2013For financial institutions looking to cut costs, data centers that only scale to a single-petabyte and are made up of expensive servers will only inhibit business goals. Making the shift to a horizontally-scaled system, that distributes data evenly across lower energy hardware, benefits organizations by reducing costs and increasing performance.
The Core Systems Dilemma December 10, 2012Banks looking to upgrade or replace legacy core systems have a choice: Do it all at once or gradually. Many factors go into deciding which is better for a specific bank. Sandy Highlights the Importance of Bank Disaster Recovery Plans November 05, 2012Protecting important facilities and data centers is paramount for financial institutions during any natural disaster.
Risks and Rewards of Disaster Recovery in the Cloud November 02, 2012Compliance considerations and clear benefits in terms of recovery speed and cost are driving community banks to move their disaster recovery centers to the cloud. But some larger banks are hesitating to follow that path. IBM to Acquire Texas Memory Systems August 16, 2012The Houston-based company is an enterprise storage technology provider.
Bank of America Executive Places Importance on Risk Management as New Banking Technologies Emerge June 28, 2012As Bank of America's top global technology and operations executive, Cathy Bessant oversees the infrastructure that makes the bank hum. Whether it's pursuing efficiency, streamlining operations, cutting costs or reducing risk, Bessant and her team support 4 Keys to Connecting With Customers In the Mobile Age April 23, 2012Banks face big hurdles to engaging consumers in the mobile era, says Dell's Bob Barris. He offers tips for getting closer to customers. Redefining Disaster Recovery: New Technologies Provide Disaster Planning Challenges and Solutions February 23, 2012In addition to covering physical data centers, branches, and ATMs, banks' disaster recovery and business continuity plans now have to cover digital and virtual presences as well. New technologies such as social networking, mobile and the cloud can help. Inside IBM's Mega Outsourcing Projects With ABN Amro and Bank of Ireland January 21, 2011There was a boom in large outsourcing contracts among banks in 2010 and IBM was a big winner. First Bank of Delaware Consolidates Data Centers December 22, 2010Data migration project completed with only two minutes of downtime provides cost savings of $60,000 per year. InfiniBand Marries Ethernet in New Network Spec April 19, 2010Offspring said to be 40 gigabit per second speeds and low latency, according to the InfiniBand trade association. Associated Bank to Save $115K Per Year on Green Data Centers February 19, 2010Bank to use the chill Wisconsin winter air to naturally cool two data centers. India Bank to Deploy IBM's Data Center Pods January 15, 2010Karad Urban Co-operative Bank to outsource most data center functions to Big Blue. Microsoft Offers Best Practices for Green Data Centers April 22, 2009 Data Center Managers to Cut Power to Save Money February 19, 2009 IOMA Says Private Sector’s Anti-terror Efforts Need Work September 19, 2006Study by IOMA shows need for more investment into terror preparation by companies.