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Banking Technology October 2017 issue out now

Banking Technology October 2017

Oh brave new world! Where transparency reigns. The latest edition of our flagship magazine – Banking Technology – is out now, packed with news, analysis and insights, case studies, research and expert commentary.

Metro Bank speeds up data virtualisation with Delphix

Metro Bank on cloud nine

UK challenger Metro Bank has accelerated a data project delivery, cutting provisioning time by 80%, following the deployment of the Delphix Data Virtualisation platform. The bank began working with California-based Delphix to enable it to deliver data to teams better. The idea was to integrate enterprise software into an existing IT stack. Delphix says its […]

Metro Bank moves IT infrastructure to Rackspace cloud

Metro Bank on cloud nine

UK-based challenger bank Metro Bank has moved its IT infrastructure to a Rackspace managed cloud solution. Rackspace says this has reduced the bank’s close-of-business processing time by 50% and report production time by two-thirds.

Metro Bank joins Faster Payments Scheme

Metro Bank joins Faster Payments Scheme

UK-based Metro Bank says it has become the first high street bank to join the Faster Payments Scheme (FPS) since its launch.

Top fintech stories this week – 25 November 2016

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

Metro Bank launches new online platform with Backbase

Metro Bank and Banking Technology discuss all things fintech

Metro Bank has launched a new online banking platform for its commercial banking customers. It is based on the Backbase Onmichannel Banking Platform.

Top fintech stories this week – 18 November 2016

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place! FNZ to build new BPO centre EXCLUSIVE. For Société Générale’s private banking business Mizuho Bank gears up for new core banking system go-live Keen to modernise after large-scale system failures in 2011. Big three explore blockchain for consumer […]

Metro Bank, SETL and Deloitte explore blockchain for consumer payments

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SETL, Deloitte and Metro Bank say they have completed “a series of firsts”. SETL provided a contactless smartcard for digitised payments (based on blockchain), Deloitte applied its Smart Identity blockchain ID system, and Metro Bank hosted a connected client account.

Metro Bank inks teller cash recycling deal with Glory Global Solutions

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UK-based Metro Bank will roll out Glory Global Solutions’ Vertera 6G teller cash recyclers (TCRs) across the bank’s new locations as well as replace older technology in existing outlets. Metro Bank will set up a number of new branches in the course of 2016 and 2017. The bank, which opened for business in 2010, currently has […]

No cloud please, we’re bankers

BT Radianz says the new technology will improve the efficiency of clearing

Despite predictions over the last few years that banks were just a heartbeat away from adopting cloud technology, only 1% of banks are actually running core processing in the cloud today, according to a new report by Temenos.

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