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Learn why financial services joint venture company Clarient Global selected VMware Cloud Foundation on the IBM Cloud to enhance its client data and document management platform.

Learn about the IBM Cloud network, which includes a private network where you can move your data between servers at no charge.

Check out the story of a fictitious bank called BlueBank, which used the hybrid deployment models and the integration capabilities of IBM Bluemix to bring the speed and agility of cloud to its systems.

IBM Cloud Advisors offer full consultancy services including strategy, architecture, implementation and operation, along with the industry expertise to help your financial institution achieve its goals.

Deliver greater consumer value with smart, secure cloud solutions

IBM offers a full set of hybrid cloud models across local, public and shared options so that you can integrate your existing IT with greater ease and openness. Private networks plus more than 45 data centers around the world help address most regional regulatory mandates and ease security concerns. And IBM’s world-class engineering and technical resources empower you to run your cloud more smoothly and with minimal worry.

IBM Cloud solutions for financial services include cognitive analytics from IBM Watson™ so you can better manage the ever-growing demands of customers, compliance and the competition. And with IBM Blockchain, you can control and quickly digitize your financial workflow for greater efficiency. With IBM Cloud, financial institutions of all sizes can operate like nimble startups by quickly delivering innovative services that meet changing customer and industry demands.


The benefits of IBM Cloud can enhance your financial services solutions

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Hybrid cloud

More easily integrate cloud with your existing IT with a choice of local, private and shared deployment models and high-performing bare metal servers.


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Private network

Address data sovereignty and high availability needs using a private network with data centers in multiple regions around the world.


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World-class engineering

Run your cloud with confidence with access to industry expertise and technical resources.

Tangerine Bank enhances its customers’ mobile experience with IBM solutions

A DevOps approach helps innovative Tangerine Bank efficiently gather customer feedback and actionable insight on its mobile banking app.

How can you evolve your financial services?

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“I need secure cloud options that allow me to incorporate my existing IT and manage industry regulations.” 

  • Choose from a full set of hybrid cloud options — local, private and shared — to develop the ideal solution for your business.
  • Access a private network with regional data centers to address data sovereignty and high-availability mandates.
  • Use automation to help you “lift and shift” your VMware workloads to cloud in hours versus weeks.
  • Use powerful bare metal servers and gain the ability to mirror on-premises environments, with the option to further boost performance using GPU coprocessors.
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 “I need to deliver innovative, personalized customer experiences to increase loyalty and retention.” 

  • Gain deep customer insight using hybrid cloud solutions that integrate existing data systems with cognitive and analytic APIs.
  • Boost consumer confidence in your solutions’ security using a private network, regional data centers and encrypted systems.
  • Meet mobile-app demand fast with back-end infrastructure and app management capabilities built on an open platform with world-class support.
  • Help ensure high performance of apps and services with the power and scalability of bare metal servers.

Discover your financial services solution on the IBM Cloud


Gain agility with the IBM Cloud single-tenant and private cloud environments with bare metal options, supported by enterprise cloud security solutions such as Intel TXT to meet your privacy, regulatory compliance, data sovereignty and reliability needs.


Use DevOps services to rapidly develop, test and deploy your apps in minutes, allowing your bank to keep up with disruptive, fast-moving competitors at a lower cost.


With services like IBM Watson, you can interpret massive volumes of financial data to learn from your customer's behaviors, allowing you to make real-time decisions to improve their experience and increase loyalty.

Open banking and PSD2

Use APIs to build bridges to other organizations while managing compliance with the European Commission PSD2 banking directive.

Drive transformation in the financial services industry with cloud


Explore the IBM Cloud and Intel TXT partnership, which provides banks with hardware-assisted security technologies to build a more secure infrastructure foundation.


Learn how ABN AMRO creates a flexible and agile banking foundation with cognitive computing.

Open by design

As an industry leader, IBM is committed to open cloud technologies in our solutions. Learn how open cloud can drive agility and growth in your business.


With IBM Blockchain on IBM Cloud, your developers can build applications while testing security, availability and performance of a permissioned blockchain network.


A major Indian bank combines the power of cognitive and blockchain into an innovative solution for its client payment network.


IBM Cloud has partnered with HyTrust to give you more control over which physical server your virtual machine can run on, helping you preserve data segregation.

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