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Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services: New updates to further accelerate growth, innovation, and connected customer experiences 

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What’s new: Strengthening of partner opportunities, expansion into new markets, and enhanced customer experience capabilities Financial services organizations around the world have been focused on how to best accelerate their digital agendas. At the center of this modernization is the need to better serve their clients and empower employees, while at the same time reducing Read more

Accelerating payments modernization in the cloud with SWIFT 

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Over the last few years, financial institutions have been through seismic changes in the global economy. Among them has been the rapid increase and adoption of digital payment methods and the emergence of new cloud-native payment providers. To keep pace and unlock new value, these institutions are prioritizing the need to modernize their payment infrastructures Read more

Supporting customers in their cloud journey: Ongoing change requires ongoing partnership  

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Financial institutions are moving to cloud, including for material and core workloads, at an ever-changing pace.  The dynamics of this shift to cloud include not only the need to innovate and keep pace with competitive pressures, but also the need to enhance operational capabilities and infrastructure. Those operational enhancements include the high resilience cloud computing offers, Read more

Scale to revenue: How to leverage fintech solutions to drive growth 

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Roman and Gerald unpack how the right technology partner can transform the start-up ecosystem. Organizations that pay attention to community and social responsibility are far more likely to see growth, traction, and employee loyalty. In fact, according to the 2019 Aflac Corporate Social Responsibility Survey1, they’re also more likely to gain consumer loyalty—77 percent of Read more

Microsoft makes a compelling case for our cloud at Cloud Battleground Week 

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In every industry around the world, the past several months have seen organizations adjust to challenges, pursue new business opportunities, and accelerate their digital capabilities in the face of the pandemic that has reshaped our world. Disruption demands the capacity to turn challenge into opportunity. In today’s world, this capacity is built on a strong Read more

Microsoft and the financial services industry: A year in review and 2022 trends ahead 

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2021 has been an incredible year of change for the financial services industry. We saw organizations across financial services accelerate digital innovation at a record pace. This has also been an important year for us here at Microsoft. We launched Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services and made significant advancements with the industry’s leading SIs and Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services is now generally available 

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Expectations around digital experiences in the financial services industry are increasing at an accelerated pace—bolstered by the pandemic and an onslaught of disruptive innovation. Industry leaders view modern digital experiences as the “next frontier” to gain insights, collaborate, and sustainably differentiate across customer and employee experiences. As part of our commitment to enabling this industry Read more

Partner opportunities with Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services 

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Introducing the Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services offering I am thrilled to be sharing more about the partner opportunities available with the Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services, generally available on Nov 1. This industry-specific cloud introduces new capabilities that add to our existing public cloud offerings and in combination truly unlock the power and value Read more

Top 7 takeaways from Sibos 2021 

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The theme of last week’s Sibos 2021 financial services event was “Recharging Global Finance — the digital journey evolves” — with the opportunity to debate how to recharge global finance and accelerate change for the better. It was a very fitting and thoughtful discussion, given the seismic shifts within the financial services industry. As we Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services: Accelerating innovation for sustainable growth 

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The pandemic cemented the value of digitization and digital channels in the financial services industry—and created new expectations with customers and employees. In talking with our customers every day, financial services organizations have increased focus on how to accelerate their digital agendas to better serve their clients and empower employees, while at the same time Read more