Finastra

Finastra unlocks the potential of people and businesses in finance, creating a platform for open innovation. Formed in 2017 by the merger of Misys and D+H, we provide the broadest portfolio of financial services software in the world today—spanning retail banking, transaction banking, lending, and treasury & capital markets. Our solutions enable customers to deploy mission critical technology on premises or in the cloud. Our scale and geographical reach means we can serve customers effectively, regardless of their size or geographic location—from global financial institutions, to community banks and credit unions. Through our open, secure and reliable solutions, customers can accelerate growth, optimize cost, mitigate risk and evolve to meet the changing needs of their customers.

Company Insights

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Video: Financials embracing cloud benefits

19th September 2019

“Financial institutions – and in general large corporations – are more willing to accept cloud solutions and little by little they are taking their systems and solutions and putting them on the public cloud, recognising the fact that the public cloud companies can operate the cloud at much better efficiency and scale than they can...
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The future of payments is ISO 20022, how will you transition?

29th August 2019

The financial ecosystem as we know it is evolving. The world of payments is entering a new and exciting era that brings promise of modernization and flexibility brought on by the migration to the new ISO 20022 messaging standard. This transition will bring not only heightened opportunities but also challenges for banks, how will you ensure a smooth...
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US real-time payments are headed to ubiquity. Are banks ready?

10th April 2019

In 2017, the US joined the global move towards real-time payments (RTPs) with The Clearing House’s launch of the RTP system. Rapid take-up since then among the largest banks means the system now covers almost half of the total demand deposit accounts in the US. However, volumes remain low and many banks are still not connected. So,...
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Seizing the Apac corporate banking opportunity

31st October 2018

There is no doubt that the Asia Pacific (Apac) region now dominates the global banking landscape, with 43% of total global bank profits generated in the geography. It’s also a highly competitive segment of the corporate banking sector, with the largest corporate clients in APAC often working with 20 or more banks. For banks able to deliver...
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Finastra CTO: Data is the "big play" in firm’s new SaaS payment solution

22nd October 2018

Finastra revealed its cloud-based instant payments offering for small and mid-sized banks at Sibos 2018 today, in Sydney, Australia. The Fusion Global PAYplus packaged solution - which has a release date of Q2 next year - will enable tier three and four financial institutions in the EU and US to enjoy the benefits...
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Platformification and collaboration ensures survival

19th September 2018

Platformification throws up some interesting challenges for banks and collaboration is increasingly being seen as the emerging model to address existing gaps. Working with fintechs means that banks can offer new and attractive innovations to their customers quickly by curating fintech partners in an ecosystem that blends their creativity side by...
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Thinking differently about data: the new opportunity for banks

3rd September 2018

Often described as the ‘new oil’ or even the currency of the digital economy, data is key to the business strategy of every organization. For banks, building an understanding of how to harness the variety, velocity and volumes of data available to them will dictate the difference between success and failure in the very near future. ...
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AI has arrived - don’t leave data strategy behind

13th July 2018

Over the last century computers have sped up exponentially, according to Moore’s law, whilst their production costs have halved every 18 months. That pace is increasing even more with quantum computers that are already running at 50 qubits. By comparison, a 100 qubit computer could theoretically be more powerful than all the supercomputers in...
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Hyper-connected corporate banking and the drive to digitise

9th October 2017

There is a widening gap between the winners and losers in corporate banking. Three principles guide the highest performers: a focus on connecting platforms and ecosystems, the desire to embrace innovation and an obsession with the customer. To increase the corporate wallet share, digital corporate banking strategies must keep the right balance...
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Payments-Platform-as-a-Service: A sea-change in payments hub delivery

23rd March 2017

Dagan Osovlansky, Group Leader, Product Management, D+H Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is now a standard delivery model across many industries—even financial services firms, representing a major shift in perspective.  The payments space, in particular, shows signs of further evolution of the delivery model. Banks and financial...