May 06, 2002

Burgan Bank, Kuwait, has launched an Internet payment portal using Commerce Gateway e-commerce software from ACI Worldwide, Omaha, Neb.

Post Office Ltd., United Kingdom, has contracted with IBM, Armonk, N.Y., to build an e-business infrastructure to connect Post Office branches to banks.

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has licensed the webMethods integration platform from webMethods, Fairfax, Va., to support product and client service in its capital markets division.

Barclays Bank, U.K., has selected Content Management software from Vignette, Austin, Texas, to standardize the delivery of info on its Web sites.

Koram Bank, South Korea, has gone live with the Mint enterprise application integration solution from SunGard Business Integration, U.K.

Kenya Post Office Savings Bank has gone live with netSymbols, a retail banking solution from System Access, U.K.

EON Finance, Malaysia, has selected AXS-One Enterprise from AXS-One, Rutherford, N.J., as part of its core banking system implementation.

Hokkaido Bank, Japan, has deployed an online virtual agent powered by eGain Assistant, a customer self-service software tool from eGain Communications, Sunnyvale, Calif.

BBS, Norway, a payment services provider, has tapped Baltimore Technologies, Ireland, to provide e-security technology for banks and businesses.

BICS-Banque Populaire, France, has licensed Corebank, a real-time customer information system from Alltel, Little Rock, Ark.