IBM Cloud for Financial Services™ is a cloud designed to build trust and enable a transparent public cloud ecosystem with the specific features for security, compliance and resiliency that financial institutions require. Banks can confidently host their mission-critical applications in the cloud and transact quickly and efficiently. With an ecosystem of banks and more than 50 independent software vendor (ISV) partners and software as a service (SaaS) partners, IBM Cloud for Financial Services offers a new generation of cloud for the enterprise. Financial institutions can now deploy on a public cloud to enable innovation and deliver new, more personalized customer experiences while managing stringent industry regulations for sensitive data and complex workloads.

Why IBM Cloud for Financial Services?

IBM has deep financial services industry expertise with regulatory domain knowledge informed by IBM® Promontory®, a global leader in regulatory compliance consulting.

The IBM Cloud Security and Compliance Center platform helps you to define compliance profiles. The dashboard helps you monitor and strengthen the security and compliance posture across workloads.

Only the IBM Cloud® Hyper Protect Crypto Services offering delivers keep-your-own-key (KYOK) encryption capabilities, backed by the highest level of security certification commercially available — FIPS 140-2 Level 4.

IBM Cloud Framework for Financial Services

An industry-informed, risk-centric controls platform

IBM Cloud Framework for Financial Services is designed to enable financial institutions to reduce risk and accelerate cloud adoption with pre-configured controls that are adhered to by the entire ecosystem — financial institutions, cloud services, and the digital supply chain of ISVs and SaaS providers.

Clients and partners

IBM Cloud for Financial Services ecosystem of banks and ISV partners

Bank of America company logo
BNP Paribas company logo
Amberoon company logo
Geva Group company logo
Temenos company logo

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