Atos and NATIONAL BANK Germany announced a partnership that will allow the German bank to upgrade its IT systems By using Atos’ expertise on digital transformation.
Global leader in digital transformation, Atos, made public that it will be collaborating with NATIONAL BANK, one of Germany’s leading independent banks located in Essen. The collaboration is based on a 5-year contract that will allow Atos to provide maintenance and operation to the Internet and application servers. Furthermore, the agreement includes data sever, centre, mainframe and storage services, as well as the possibility to create customized security solutions. This means that the German bank will be able to meet the increasing security regulations for banking data centre.
Head of banking operations at NATIONAL BANK, Thomas Stephan said:
“Thanks to this collaboration with Atos, we benefit from a secure, high-performance and trouble-free operation of our data centre infrastructure. The management of our applications deliberately stays in-house. Our IT department is therefore prepared for upcoming challenges and also a company of our size can benefit from scale effects.”
CEO at Atos in Germany, Winfried Holz stated about the partnership:
“In our European Mainframe Hub in Frankfurt, we have focused on using the latest Mainframe technology for our European customers. We have built core competencies in the infrastructure operations of Core Banking Systems and can thus further grow our market share. We are pleased to accompany the NATIONAL-BANK in its digital transformation.”
The actual IT infrastructure of NATIONAL BANK will be taken to Atos’ European mainframe hub data centres located in Frankfurt. The data centre meets all the highest requirements of safety and power supply required for financial services companies.
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