IBM Db2 for financial services allows financial institutions to streamline and optimize day-to-day operations. The world’s largest banks rely on Db2 to support trillions of daily transactions, manage and analyze global assets, and detect fraud and money laundering in real time. IBM Db2 can also help organizations secure data after a breach and help customers manage their finances seamlessly across devices.

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Up to 12x

faster data loading¹



reduction in data storage costs as data volumes rise²

State Bank of India

>10 million

cardless ATM withdrawals³

Case studies

Nordea Bank

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Nordea Bank

Working with IBM, Nordea Bank implemented database management tools that instantly alert DBAs to problems, helping them keep database performance and user experience ratings high.

State Bank of India


State Bank of India

State Bank of India utilized IBM Cognos Analytics, IBM SPSS Statistics, and IBM Db2 to deliver a more streamlined customer experience and develop more targeted service offerings.

Nedbank Group

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Nedbank Group

Nedbank is building a federated, virtual analytics environment that integrates IBM Db2 Warehouse and IBM Fluid Query with its existing IBM PureData System for Analytics data warehouse.


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By migrating its SAP Business Warehouse reporting application to IBM Db2 with BLU Acceleration, Helvetia unlocked highly valuable insight into every area of operation.


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Knowis worked with IBM to integrate the Db2 on Cloud database into its financial platform and give its customers a cloud-based, fully managed option that helps reduce setup and maintenance costs.


Native encryption for data

Secure your data according to FIPS 140-2 using native encryption. IBM Db2 employs NIST SP 800-131A compliant cryptographic algorithms for data at rest and SSL/TLS - V12 for data in motion.

Data masking

Obfuscate sensitive data in columns for specific users and roles

Row and column access control

Control who can access data in table rows or columns, with separation of duties over security management

Built-in auditing

Comply with regulatory standards by monitoring access to your Db2 database with detailed logging for authentication and authorization checks, object manipulation, security management, system administrative changes and more

Data integration with real-time analytics

Take advantage of continual data ingestion capabilities that provide near real-time ingestion of data, providing low latency analytics to business users

Extreme scale with pureScale

Utilize a distributed architecture for continuous availability with maximum scalability


Next steps

Talk to a Db2 expert

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¹ Statistic provided to IBM by Micha Altmeyer, Team Leader for SAP Application Management Services, Helvetia to IBM
² Statistic provided to IBM by Paul Morley, Executive, Group Data Services, Nedbank Group to IBM
³ Statistic provided to IBM by Amit Saxena, Global Deputy Chief Technology Officer