January 07, 2003

Grupo Uno, Panama, has licensed AwardTrack, a consumer loyalty system from Pass Privilege, Charlotte, N.C.

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has installed CRISP (Central Real-time Interbank Settlement Processor), from Perago, South Africa.

Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency has contracted with Logica, United Kingdom, to build a payments system incorporating electronic bill payment, e-commerce, m-commerce and smart cards.

Bayerische Landesbank, Germany, has licensed trade capture and order processing software from OM, Sweden.

Sumitomo Trust & Banking, Japan, has installed a wide-area network built by Infonet Services, El Segundo, Calif., to provide data communications between its U.S. and Japan locations.

KFCCC, South Korea, will install fingerprint scanners and software from Hunno Technologies, South Korea, in 6,000 ATMs throughout the country.

Westpac Banking, Australia, has tapped Loan IQ, a commercial lending and syndication system from IQ Financial Systems, New York.

Allied Irish Banks, Ireland, has licensed FraudLink, a check fraud detection system from Carreker, Dallas.

DBS Bank, Singapore, has tapped IBM, Armonk, N.Y., to manage its data centers, provide customer help desk support and provide systems management services.

HBOS, United Kingdom, has installed an operational risk management system from Algorithmics, Toronto.