Futurum Research Senior Analyst Steven Dickens provides his take on the announcements this week by banking software and SaaS vendors Temenos and Zafin as they look to partner with IBM Cloud. Banks have unique regulatory, security, and transactional requirements and industry-focused cloud offerings are being developed by hyperscale public cloud vendors to service these unique requirements and software vendors play a key role in driving adoption.
Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on payments provider Square’s acquisition of Buy-Now-Pay-Later leader Afterpay. With the landscape for payments and fintech being disrupted daily, this acquisition will disrupt everyone from the credit card providers, to banks, as well as the wider digital payments landscape.
Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on the Q2 earning of banking solutions provider Temenos and the company’s pivot to Banking-as-a-Service, which seems like the right move at the right time.
There have been some big wins recently for IBM’s Financial Services Cloud, including the company’s partnership with South Korea’s Lotte Card, alongside the CaixaBank deal. We predict there’s more business where that came from.