Microsoft’s Financial Services group helps financial firms leverage technology to amplify the impact their people can deliver to drive business success. By helping customers in banking, capital markets/securities, and insurance, Microsoft is successful in helping customers achieve four business outcomes: develop relationships, drive innovation, improve operations, and build connections.
Leveraging Partnerships to Tackle New Industry Standards
Patrice Amann, EMEA Regional Business Lead at Microsoft, talks about big trends in the Financial industry brought about by the pandemic. These trends are pushing for innovative and agile solutions, where Microsoft can leverage the long-time partnership with Temenos, to tackle banking trends such as Baas and Cloud banking.
The trusted and future-ready cloud platform for innovative financial services
Microsoft commits to banking with bank-grade security, fast time to delivery, dynamic scale, and resiliency through the Azure datacenters. Today Microsoft is building on an extensive network of Azure clients in financial services around the globe and provides dedicated support for the financial industry, as Azure helps banks to navigate through more than 60 regions worldwide.
Temenos and Microsoft at COP27
Temenos Banking Cloud on Microsoft Azure reduces emissions by 98% compared to on-premises infrastructure. Kalliopi Chioti, Temenos Chief Marketing & Environmental, Social and Governance Officer, and Athina Chatzi attended the discussions and presented our mission to help banks with their digital transformation while providing them with the open cloud platform to transition to a global low carbon economy.
EQ Bank (ESG)
EQ Bank takes its responsibilities to customers and the wider community seriously, including in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters.
Flowe aims to empower customers to live happier and more sustainable lives. Focusing on the Millennial and Generation Z segments, the bank looks to offer users ways to improve their finances and make a positive impact on society and the planet.
Police Bank serves a unique purpose in Australia. Established in 1960, the member-owned bank provides lending, savings, investment, and insurance services exclusively to law enforcement personnel and their families, and workers in the justice sector.
EQ Bank launched in 2016 with a groundbreaking vision. As one of the first digital-only banks in Canada, the bank aims to reimagine how customers interact with their financial services provider, offering a smarter and more flexible alternative to the complexity and hassle of traditional banking.
ANSA Merchant Bank
For more than 40 years, ANSA Merchant Bank has played an important role in the economic development of the Caribbean. Headquartered in Trinidad and Tobago, the bank provides financing, investment, and wealth management solutions to individuals, businesses and government bodies, locally and regionally.
With 37 domestic banks and a host of new digital-only players entering the scene, Taiwan is one of the most crowded banking markets in Asia.
Al Ain Finance
Founded in Abu Dhabi in 2016 and regulated by the Central Bank of the UAE, the company looks to provide simple, transparent, and practical alternative finance solutions—without the usual hassle and hidden costs.
Baiduri Bank is one of the largest providers of financial products and services in Brunei, and serves diverse customer segments ranging from retail, MSMEs to corporate and institutional clients.
Alpian SA is a new Swiss digital bank that provides people with assets of between CHF 100,000 and 1 million with tailored private banking and wealth management services.