Topics: virtualization Bank Of America's 'Why Stop There?' Cloud Strategy February 04, 2014Getting IT pros to give up old habits is one of the hardest things about building a new, private cloud architecture. Citizens Business Bank Optimizes WAN Traffic In A Virtualized Environment January 29, 2014Explosive data growth prompts Citizens Business Bank to adopt Silver Peak to optimize WAN traffic in its virtualized environment. VMWare Acquires AirWatch January 23, 2014The move will expand VMWare's mobile services portfolio.
Improving Virtualization And Business Continuity December 20, 2013Woodforest National Bank adopts Zerto's datacenter migration solution to support a virtualized banking IT environment. Cloud Accelerates Competitive Advantage to Banking and Financial Markets November 25, 2013Five tips on how the cloud help banks grow and innovate. ANZ Uses Public Cloud Across The Business September 17, 2013Although many banks will only consider private cloud, ANZ CTO reports that his bank's growth strategy depends on public cloud capabilities.
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.
Union Bank Lays Foundation for Growth with Service Virtualization June 05, 2013Union Bank has used a service virtualization solution to improve application testing to replace legacy systems and launch new front end applications as it looks to grow into a top 10 bank. What Will Retail Banking Look Like in 2020? March 01, 2013Today, the definition of “bank branch” is being transformed by technology, competitive dynamics and economic pressures.
The Top Challenges Facing Banking IT in 2013 December 21, 2012As usual, bank IT department's will have much on their plates for 2013.
Bank Infrastructure Virtualization: Is It A Reality Yet? November 08, 2012Can a bank virtualize its entire infrastructure or core systems? That day is coming, though we’re not quite there yet. Cloud Growth: Strategy, Not Cost-Cutting October 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. What Banks Need to Know About the Cloud October 18, 2012The industry group Cloud Security Alliance offers resources for financial institutions looking to utilize cloud services.
ELITE 8 2012: Charlie Lai Overachieves in the Name of the Customer September 26, 2012Charlie Lai, CIO and EVP of Fairwinds Credit Union, is always prepared to go the extra mile in the name of customer convenience, whether he is converting core systems or thinking about the institution's next mobile app. Bank Branches Are Dead September 12, 2012To create the branch of the future, you have to abandon the present.
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. FFIEC Issues Cloud Outsourcing Guidelines July 11, 2012The regulator says financial institutions must institute stringent controls if they are to use third-party cloud services. Grow Financial Turns to Dell for Data Efficiency May 21, 2012The Florida-based credit union utilized Dell products to virtualize its data centers. 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. 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