IBMRSS

Accenture, IBM and Microsoft fuel blockchain market growth

Blockchain

The global blockchain market will experience massive growth during the next five years – powered by the activities of “key vendors” Accenture, IBM and Microsoft. According to Research and Markets’ report, “Global Blockchain Technology Market 2017-2021″, the market will increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 55.59%. One trend in the market is […]

Top fintech stories this week – 24 March 2017

Banking Tech 2

Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

IBM turns up heat in cloud pricing war

IBM working with Standard Life and ING Direct Australia

The last couple of months have been relatively quiet for the major cloud players, though it looks like the lurking pricing war is just beginning to heat up, reports telecoms.com (Banking Technology‘s sister publication). Speaking at IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas, the team announced a horde of new offerings, as well as a number of […]

IBM unveils blockchain-based digital identity network

IBM working with Standard Life and ING Direct Australia

IBM and SecureKey Technologies are working together to enable a new digital identity and attribute sharing network based on IBM Blockchain. When launched later this year, consumers can use the network to verify their identity for services such as new bank accounts, driver’s licences or utilities. IBM’s Blockchain service is built on top of the […]

IBM Cloud launches enterprise-ready blockchain for Hyperledger Fabric

IBM working with Standard Life and ING Direct Australia

IBM has unveiled its new release of IBM Blockchain, the “first” enterprise-ready blockchain service based on the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric version 1.0. The service enables developers to build and host production blockchain networks on the IBM Cloud, and is underpinned by the IBM server LinuxONE. This development follows on from late last year when […]

IBM Cloud launches new developer tools for financial services

IBM working with Standard Life and ING Direct Australia

IBM has unveiled its IBM Cloud for Financial Services for creating finserv apps. Users will get access to APIs, data and content to build and monetise cognitive-enabled apps for fintech firms, banks, wealth management firms and insurance companies. Initially available in beta, developers will also have the ability to build in customer insights, regulatory compliance […]

IBM Cloud comes to China

Wanda Plaza, Beijing

Wanda Internet Technology and IBM have signed an agreement for the former to enter the public cloud business in China. This will be done via a new firm – Wanda Cloud Company – built on the IBM Cloud Platform.

Top fintech stories this week – 17 March 2017

Banking Tech 2

Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

Lloyds in £1.3bn tech outsourcing deal with IBM

Lloyds tech gallops offshore

UK-based banking group Lloyds is to outsource its tech to IBM in a seven-year deal worth £1.3 billion. More than 1,900 jobs will be shifted to IBM and £760 million of costs will be cut as a result.

DSK Bank moves core and digital banking ops to IBM Cloud

SAP is targeting tier one, two and three banks with its cloud financial solutions

DSK Bank, Bulgaria’s largest bank and a member of the OTP banking group, has completed the migration of its banking operations to IBM’s data centres.

@banking
techno