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Mettle by NatWest offers FreeAgent free of charge

Mettle, NatWest’s free standalone digital business account, has announced that FreeAgent, the cloud based accountancy software for small businesses, is available free of charge for its customers. Businesses who sign up to link their Mettle and FreeAgent accounts will save at least £150 a year – the minimum cost of an annual FreeAgent subscription. Read more »

Avaloq posts record annual revenues of CHF 609 million as worldwide demand for SaaS and BPaaS solutions accelerates and client base expands into new countries

Avaloq, a pioneer in digital banking solutions, core banking software as well as Software as a Service (SaaS) and Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) solutions provider to private banks, wealth managers and universal banks with an advice-led model, has reported record results for 2019 driven by strong, continued demand from new and existing clients. Read more »

Nutanix Partners with Udacity to Offer Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree Programme

Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced a partnership with Udacity, the global online learning platform, resulting in a new Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree programme. This programme will enhance learning opportunities in the emerging cloud technologies market that are essential for organisations to uplevel their IT infrastructure. As part of the collaboration, Nutanix will also sponsor 5,000 scholarships to help... more Read more »

SIX partners with Crux Informatics to deliver core datasets in a cloud-based platform

SIX, the Swiss financial data expert, announces its partnership with Crux Informatics to provide a state-of-the-art managed market data solution which removes unnecessary implementation and management pressure for buy-side companies. Read more »

Pure Storage and SAP Further Solidify Technology Partnership

Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the IT pioneer that delivers storage-as-a-service, today announced that it has achieved the platinum level in the SAP® PartnerEdge® program and is an SAP global technology partner. Pure Storage’s FlashArray product, certified for SAP HANA®, provides significant value to customers and service providers running mission critical SAP workloads. Read more »

Alibaba Cloud and Multi-Lingual Support from the Global MediXchange of Combating Covid-19 (GMCC) programme

Over 440 medical institutions from 104 countries and regions have applied to learn and share experiences in battling COVID-19 through the International Medical Expert Communication Platform. Read more »

Creatio Offers its Products for Free to Organizations Fighting Against COVID-19

Creatio, a global software company providing a leading low-code platform for process management and CRM, is announcing a new initiative aimed at helping businesses fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthcare, charity, volunteering, governmental and similar organizations that are communicating and working to stop the spread and/or mitigate the consequences of the infection can use Service Creatio, customer center edition at no cost for six... more Read more »

Ant Financial unveils SaaS version of its database solution OceanBase

Ant Financial today launched the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) version of its technology product OceanBase, a financial-grade distributed relational database that has been a key computing infrastructure for Alipay since 2010. OceanBase is highly stable, scalable, reliable and budget-friendly compared to other traditional database solutions. In October 2019, OceanBase was ranked number one in terms of performance by the Transaction Processing... more Read more »

The National Bank of Canada accelerates the deployments of Murex at scale on Amazon Web Services

Murex, the global leader in trading, risk and processing solutions for capital markets, is pleased to announce that its customer, National Bank of Canada (NBC), migrated its on-premises development and testing installations of MX.3 to Amazon Web Services (AWS).  In an industry pressured by costs, evolving business expectations, and the need for faster time-to-market, the shift to AWS enables NBC, Canada’s sixth-largest bank, to modernize and... more Read more »

Temenos and ClearBank Form Strategic Relationship to Provide Seamless Payments in the Cloud

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, and ClearBank, the cloud-based clearing bank, form a strategic relationship to provide banks with access to UK payment systems and a faster route to market for seamless real-time payments services in the cloud. Read more »

Alibaba Cloud Leads Global Industry Growth, Ranks Third for Market Share

Alibaba Cloud recorded the fastest growth versus other global cloud service providers in the first half of last year, according to the latest Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Tracker from market research and advisory firm International Data Corporation (IDC). Alibaba Cloud also kept its third-place ranking globally in the first half of 2019, continuing a steady climb that began in 2015. Read more »

Goldbell Financial Services selects Mambu to power GEN investment platform

Goldbell Financial Services, one of Singapore’s leading business finance providers, has confirmed it will partner with Mambu, the market-leading pure SaaS banking platform, to power its private debt investment platform, the Goldbell Evolution Network, known as GEN. Read more »

Backbase and Finxact Partner to Help Financial Institutions in North America Innovate at Speed and Move Away from Vendor Lock-In

Backbase, the omni-channel Digital Banking platform and Finxact, the Core-as-a-Service platform, have entered into a strategic partnership to help banks and credit unions unlock the full potential of their digital transformation with a next-gen front-to-back solution. The partnership combines Backbase’s portfolio of turn-key online and mobile banking applications with Finxact’s next-gen cloud native core banking platform. The combined front-to-... more Read more »

70% of business execs are resisting cloud adoption due to security concerns

70 per cent of business executives say security concerns have restricted their organisation’s adoption of public cloud. This is according to a new report titled Future Shock: The Cloud Is the New Network, commissioned by Barracuda Networks, the trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions. Read more »

Cloud9 Partners with Business Systems (UK) Ltd for Compliant Voice Recording

Cloud9 Technologies ("Cloud9"), a leader in cloud-based communications, has partnered with Business Systems (UK) Ltd (“BSL”), a specialist in call recording and workforce optimisation solutions, to provide more robust and legally-compliant cloud-based recording solutions for institutional traders.   Read more »

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