Cloud Growth: Strategy, Not Cost-CuttingOctober 30, 2012Adoption of cloud and as-a-service computing models is accelerating in banking. While costs-savings may be the primary driver, increasingly the cloud is seen as a means of innovation and competitive advantage.
Can the Cloud Ever Be Safe?September 10, 2012Can banks trust their client data to the cloud? Absolutely, say the experts, who suggest financial institutions manage the risks of cloud-based services as they would outsourcing risks -- only with more caution.
How Has the Banking Industry Changed in a Decade?September 09, 2011The banking industry survived, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, only to be confronted in 2008 with the challenges of the global financial crisis. Both events, along with some key technology developments, shaped the financial services industry in which we work t
The Building Blocks of Data Center TransformationJuly 01, 2011The building blocks of data center transformation are automation, virtualization and cloud computing. But reinventing the data center with these technologies begins with an IT transformation.