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October 12, 2021

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May 25, 2021

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Bp Extends Its Partnership With Diebold Nixdorf to Support Its Retail Sites and Payment Technology Globally

“Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD ), a global leader in driving connected commerce for the retail and banking industries, has expanded its strategic partnership with bp to provide an integrated solution comprised of hardware, software and managed services. bp extended its multi-year, managed services agreement with Diebold Nixdorf and will leverage DN AllConnect ServicesSM globally to drive its transformation journey as it looks to reduce the operational complexity associated with managing thousands of retail sites…As part of the managed Services agreement, bp also sought to make its payment channels more agile, efficient and fully integrated with the digital experience by deploying AEVI’s global payment platform (AEVI Motion) at thousands of locations across key European markets.”

May 13, 2021

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PayPal Accelerates Its Digital Transformation With Google Cloud to Support Customer Needs During Pandemic–and Beyond

“Google Cloud and PayPal today announced they are deepening their relationship to further accelerate PayPal’s digital transformation and evolving customer needs. Under this expanded relationship, Google Cloud will provide both infrastructure and analytics capabilities to support PayPal’s growth, helping the company process transactional data at massive scale.”

February 23, 2021

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BBVA and Google Cloud Form Strategic Partnership to Drive Security Innovation in Financial Services

“BBVA and Google Cloud today announced a new strategic partnership to transform the bank’s security strategy by optimizing and improving its security infrastructure. As part of this global agreement, BBVA will collaborate with Google Cloud in the development of groundbreaking new artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) models to predict and prevent cyberattacks against its banking infrastructure, providing a more secure experience for the bank and its customers.”

August 3, 2020

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Global Payments Joins Forces With AWS to Deliver the Future of Payments

“Today, Global Payments Inc. and Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced a new, multi-year collaboration agreement to provide a cloud-based issuer processing platform to financial institutions around the world. As part of this agreement, Global Payments and AWS will strategically collaborate to transform Global Payments’ core issuing platform to deliver secure, innovative solutions for the payment industry at scale.”

July 15, 2020

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ACI Worldwide to Deliver Fraud Prevention in the Cloud to All Customers Globally

ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that ACI Proactive Risk Manager and ACI Model Generator, part of ACI’s Payments Risk Management solution, can now be deployed in a private or public cloud environment by all existing customers globally. The move comes in response to the changing fraud landscape, which has further accelerated during the current Covid-19 pandemic, increasing pressure on financial institutions to adapt quickly, maximize operational efficiencies and mitigate increased risks.”

June 16, 2020

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Banco Safra Launches in the U.S. With ACI Worldwide’s Cloud-Enabled Payments Solutions

ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions , today announced that Banco Safra, the world’s largest privately-owned bank, will utilize ACI’s UP Retail Payments solution and UP Framework deployed in the public cloud via Microsoft Azure. Banco Safra will benefit from ACI’s cloud-enabled solutions and API connectivity as it expands its operations into the U.S. market with a new acquiring offering – SafraPay.”

June 4, 2020

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IBM Services Collaborates With Lotte Card to Adopt A Hybrid Cloud Strategy To Help Transform Core Financial Accounting Systems

“IBM announced today that the Korean credit card company, Lotte Card, which services a wide network of retailers including department stores, hypermarkets and cinemas, is collaborating with IBM Services to transition its entire enterprise system, including mission critical and core financial accounting systems, to a hybrid cloud environment. By using cloud native technology from IBM and Red Hat Openshift to migrate its core business applications to a managed private cloud, Lotte Card aims to achieve greater visibility, scalability, security and speed while reducing costs, risk and complexity to its IT infrastructure so it can deliver innovative services to its clients.”

March 30, 2020

On the web

Coronavirus Has Led to a 775 Percent Increase in Usage of Microsoft Azure Cloud Services


“This weekend, Microsoft has given an insight into the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on its services. The company says that there has been a huge increase in Teams usage, and there are not over 44 million daily users. In regions where there are isolation and home sheltering orders in place, Microsoft says that there has been a colossal 775 percent increase in usage of its cloud services. Despite the surge in demand, there have not been any significant service disruptions.”

January 30, 2020

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JHA BankAnywhere Offers Open, Digital Banking Platform

“Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY ) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Its Jack Henry Banking ® division today introduced JHA BankAnywhereSM, a cloud-based digital banking system built on proven core and digital platforms. JHA BankAnywhere is available to any bank regardless of its existing core system and can be hosted by Jack Henry’s Gladiator® Hosted Network Solutions™ .”

November 19, 2019

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Western Union Selects AWS As Preferred Long-Term Strategic Cloud Provider

“Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Western Union (NYSE: WU) has selected AWS as preferred long-term strategic cloud provider, as it plans to move a significant portion of its infrastructure to the cloud. Western Union will be using AWS to build a more seamless and reliable experience for its customers who send money and payments to over 200 countries and territories through its mobile application, website, and agent locations around the globe. With this move to AWS, Western Union will migrate from current datacenters to a microservices architecture, gaining the ability to build and support its applications, regardless of scale, load, or complexity.”

ACI Worldwide to Deliver Universal Payments Technology Via Microsoft Azure

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions , today announced a global strategic collaboration with Microsoft via the Microsoft Partner Network to support the payments industry’s rapid adoption of technology deployed in the public cloud. As one of Microsoft’s top 10 global ISV partners in the financial services industry, ACI will support the company’s industry growth and extend the reach of its own market-leading Universal Payments portfolio through Microsoft Azure.”

November 6, 2019

On the web

April 30, 2019

On the wires

Volante Technologies Expands Payments As a Service on Microsoft Azure for U.S. Financial Institutions

“The new offering is the first to combine corporate to bank connectivity, corporate onboarding, and end-to-end processing of all U.S. domestic and cross-border payment types in a unified on-demand cloud service. In doing so, it addresses two of the most significant challenges for U.S. financial institutions: 74 percent of banks cite slow onboarding and complex integration as the single biggest obstacle to achieving their corporate customer acquisition goals, and four of five corporates express willingness to switch to banks that provide more effective customer-centric services.”

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