NCR teams up with Microsoft to keep millions of IoT edge devices at FIs, retail stores and restaurants running
Sep17

NCR teams up with Microsoft to keep millions of IoT edge devices at FIs, retail stores and restaurants running

NCR Corporation, a software and services leader for the retail, restaurant and banking industries, today announced a collaboration with Microsoft to power NCR Digital Connected Services (DCS). NCR’s Digital Connected Services Internet of Things (IoT) management software will run on top of Azure IoT AI technology. That means data can be turned into insights faster, and incidents that could potentially impact availability can be...

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RTGS Global unveils its network to transform international payments making interbank liquidity visible for the first time
Sep03

RTGS Global unveils its network to transform international payments making interbank liquidity visible for the first time

RTGS Global, the world’s first cross-border liquidity network has launched Stage one of its operational rollout. RTGS Global has collaborated with Microsoft to develop a transformative new system which enables banks to gain complete visibility of liquidity between their counterparties, for the first time. Built on Microsoft Azure, RTGS.global promises to completely overhaul the machinery of correspondent banking....

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Microsoft SCA Testing Results
Aug14

Microsoft SCA Testing Results

by Dean Jordaan, Director – eCommerce and Payments at Microsoft Since September 2019 Microsoft has been testing Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) in Europe. In a previous article I shared details on what we measure – our KPIs. Here I share our testing results in the form of a scorecard, with summary observations. My hope is other merchants and industry stakeholders will share similar data based on their own testing, and...

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Finastra and Microsoft announce a multiyear global strategic agreement to accelerate transformation of financial services
Jul20

Finastra and Microsoft announce a multiyear global strategic agreement to accelerate transformation of financial services

Finastra and Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced a strategic, multiyear cloud agreement to help accelerate the digital transformation of financial services. “This is a truly exciting step change in the relationship between our two companies,” said Simon Paris, CEO, Finastra. “We believe the future of finance is open. Together with Microsoft, we can provide people, businesses and communities with the solutions and services that fit...

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Flexibility, Empathy and Personalization: Meet the Demands of Today’s Customer at Reuters Events’ Webinar with John Hancock, Northwestern Mutual, Pacific Life and Microsoft
Jun17

Flexibility, Empathy and Personalization: Meet the Demands of Today’s Customer at Reuters Events’ Webinar with John Hancock, Northwestern Mutual, Pacific Life and Microsoft

As we move through the 2020, customer expectations are evolving with rapid speed. With an influx of technologies and strategies that promise increased engagement and profits, the problem lies in knowing what truly works. How do we move past this? The solution lies in having the right strategy.  Get exclusive insights on the live webinar on June 30th at 10:00 am ET. Join Brooks Tingle, President and CEO, John Hancock Insurance,...

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Shield Joins Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner Program
Jun08

Shield Joins Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner Program

Specialist RegTech provider Shield is proud to announce it has been selected by Microsoft to join it’s One Commercial Partner (OCP) program, which provides best-of-breed Cloud-based solutions. The partnership means the Shield platform is now available on Microsoft’s App Source and Azure Marketplace enabling a closer working relationship and collaboration between Shield and Microsoft, benefitting financial industry customers...

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OurCrowd Launches $100 Million Pandemic Innovation Fund
Jun02

OurCrowd Launches $100 Million Pandemic Innovation Fund

OurCrowd, the world’s largest crowdfunded-venture investment platform, today announced the launch of its Pandemic Innovation Fund. The Fund plans to raise $100 million for investment in urgent technological solutions for the medical, business, educational and social needs triggered by global pandemics and other health emergencies. “The rapid spread of the coronavirus has validated our vision of a connected digital world poised to...

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Finxact Announces General Availability of its Core-as-a-Service on Microsoft Azure
May19

Finxact Announces General Availability of its Core-as-a-Service on Microsoft Azure

Finxact, an emerging leader in Core-as-a-Service banking, today announced that it has completed a replatforming initiative to support its financial institution clients on Microsoft Azure. Finxact is responding to growing market demand from its regional and super regional clients and prospects to support Azure. Finxact chose Microsoft based on its unique strength in accelerating digital transformation, which enables banks to take...

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Finxact announces general availability of its core-as-a-service on Microsoft Azure
May13

Finxact announces general availability of its core-as-a-service on Microsoft Azure

Finxact, an emerging leader in Core-as-a-Service banking, today announced that it has completed a replatforming initiative to support its financial institution clients on Microsoft Azure. Finxact is responding to growing market demand from its regional and super regional clients and prospects to support Azure. Finxact chose Microsoft based on its unique strength in accelerating digital transformation, which enables banks to take...

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Exclusive: ‘Of banks and butterflies’ – Peter Hazou, Microsoft in “The Fintech Magazine”
Apr29

Exclusive: ‘Of banks and butterflies’ – Peter Hazou, Microsoft in “The Fintech Magazine”

Peter Hazou, Director of Solutions for Financial Services at Microsoft, discusses why moving to a Cloud-based platform is an evolutionary step that will help the banking industry soar on digital wings. Banks today face the butterfly challenge: unless they entirely transform their business models to become fully-fledged digital beings, they will cease to be competitive and will be replaced by new entrants who are unencumbered by legacy...

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Ethoca to Bring Digital Receipts to Consumers through Collaboration with Microsoft
Apr15

Ethoca to Bring Digital Receipts to Consumers through Collaboration with Microsoft

 Ethoca, a Mastercard company, today announced an expansion of its collaboration with Microsoft that will bring Microsoft customers simple access to their digital purchase receipts through their banks’ mobile applications, enabled with Ethoca’s Digital Receipts service. Today’s digital consumer is demanding more transparency about their online purchases to eliminate transaction confusion and simplify the overall payment journey. It’s...

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Microsoft And Plaid Team Up On Financial Management Solution
Mar31

Microsoft And Plaid Team Up On Financial Management Solution

Microsoft and Plaid have teamed up on the company’s new financial management offering, Money in Excel, the companies announced Monday (March 30). “One of the earliest forms of ‘FinTech’ is a budgeting spreadsheet,” Plaid said in a blog post. “For years, people have relied on Microsoft Excel to budget and track expenses for their personal finances or businesses, typically copying data over from multiple sources. Money in Excel features...

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Swiss Re announces a strategic alliance with Microsoft
Mar12

Swiss Re announces a strategic alliance with Microsoft

Swiss Re and Microsoft Corp. announced today a strategic alliance to further advance insurance innovation and extend financial protection to more people globally. The centrepiece of the strategic alliance is the launch of Swiss Re’s Digital Market Center, which will help develop next-generation, large-scale tools to transform the way the insurance industry predicts and manages risks, as well as how the industry creates tangible...

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 15
Jan23

The Fintech Magazine Issue 15

Paris FinTech Forum is upon us – and what better way to kick off the new fintech decade!  In this of The Fintech Magazine, the Forum’s ever-energetic Founder Laurent Nizri takes stock of the five years since it launched and offers some 20/20 vision on the shape of financial technology to come. While the world heads to Paris, for this issue of The Fintech Magazine, we sent our intrepid digital explorers to the far side of the earth to...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.17 – Paying off in the cloud
Dec13

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.17 – Paying off in the cloud

In this episode of The Paytech Show we find out from tech giants Microsoft how cloud technology is revolutionising finance. ACI Worldwide give us the insight on how payments specifically can change by embracing...

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Actiance Announces Compliant Capture and Archiving Support for Microsoft Teams
Sep25

Actiance Announces Compliant Capture and Archiving Support for Microsoft Teams

Enables regulated companies to reap the collaborative benefits of Microsoft Teams while meeting rigorous regulatory requirements Actiance® today announced at Microsoft’s annual Ignite Conference capture and archiving support for Microsoft Teams, a real-time collaboration hub that’s bringing new levels of efficiency to the enterprise. Actiance Vantage for Microsoft Teams enables customers to capture Microsoft Teams messaging and files...

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Synechron Announces it will Join Microsoft Azure Blockchain Council
Sep11

Synechron Announces it will Join Microsoft Azure Blockchain Council

Synechron announces that it will join the Microsoft Azure Blockchain Council to drive digital transformation in applications that use blockchain technology on the Micrsoft Azure cloud platform. The Council consists of a select group of Microsoft partners who will work together to build, deploy, and manage blockchain applications on Azure. Member organizations will service blockchain requests for proposals (RFPs), announce shared proof...

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New Integration with Xero HQ in Microsoft Outlook
Aug17

New Integration with Xero HQ in Microsoft Outlook

A new integration announced today between Microsoft Office 365 and Xero HQ will give accountants and bookkeepers access to client correspondence in one place, and is set to have an immediate impact on time spent tracking down important information living in inboxes. Emails store valuable information that help people make informed decisions. If accidentally deleted, archived, or if staff members handling correspondence go on leave, it...

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Intel and Microsoft Collaborate to Deliver Industry-First Enterprise Blockchain Service
Aug10

Intel and Microsoft Collaborate to Deliver Industry-First Enterprise Blockchain Service

Today, Microsoft announced a new framework that enables businesses to adopt blockchain technology for increased enterprise privacy and security, and named Intel as a key hardware and software development partner. As part of this collaboration, Microsoft, Intel and other blockchain technology leaders will build a new enterprise-targeted blockchain framework – called the Coco Framework – that integrates Intel® Software Guard Extensions...

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Dun & Bradstreet Teams Up with Microsoft
Jul20

Dun & Bradstreet Teams Up with Microsoft

Dun & Bradstreet is teaming up with Microsoft Corp. to give companies worldwide direct access to its data through Microsoft’s cloud services. Together the companies announced the following: Dun & Bradstreet has selected Microsoft as a strategic cloud provider to accelerate the company’s digital transformation and deliver its customers more efficient and seamless access to its commercial data. Dun & Bradstreet...

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Microsoft and KPMG Global Alliance Launches New Digital Solution Hub
Jul10

Microsoft and KPMG Global Alliance Launches New Digital Solution Hub

KPMG announces plan to introduce world’s first global cloud-based Big Four audit platform on Microsoft Azure KPMG International and Microsoft today announced two important strategic initiatives that will expand the scope of their global alliance: providing clients with a portfolio of digital solutions1, and enabling KPMG’s smart audit platform, KPMG Clara — both built on KPMG business experience and the Microsoft...

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Crayon Announces GDPR Services Based on Microsoft Technology
Jul10

Crayon Announces GDPR Services Based on Microsoft Technology

Experts in Risk Assessment and Technology Optimisation Planning to drive compliance with GDPR for businesses worldwide   Crayon has launched GDPR services based on Microsoft technology to help businesses comply with the new European regulations arriving next year. With the GDPR coming into force on May 25th 2018, businesses of all sizes handling data on EU residents must comply with new rules on the protection of this and its privacy...

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IFGS: Richard Peers, Microsoft
May25

IFGS: Richard Peers, Microsoft

Richard Peers from Microsoft speaks to us at IFGS.

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Microsoft Azure Experience to be shared at Blockchain Conference Astana
May03

Microsoft Azure Experience to be shared at Blockchain Conference Astana

The company’s representative will share its experience of successful integration of Microsoft Azure cloud service with blockchain and potential for its use in Kazakhstan at Blockchain Conference Astana to be held June 14 – 15, 2017 at Diplomat Hotel & Business Center. Being launched in 2015, an experimental platform BaaS Microsoft Azure allows companies to create private blockchains and build smart contracts, which are...

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Lloyds Banking Group says Hello to Windows 10
Apr18

Lloyds Banking Group says Hello to Windows 10

Exclusive partnership with Microsoft will trial new security features with customers Lloyds Banking Group has announced a collaboration with Microsoft to test biometric authentication with customers logging into their Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland internet banking sites. Windows Hello is a more personal, more secure way to get instant access to Windows 10 devices using a fingerprint or facial recognition. Devices will...

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