BSO Announces Plans to Build Financial Cloud to Address Growing FX Market Needs in London, New York and Tokyo

Financial cloud services will be offered in Equinix LD4, TY3 and NY4 to benefit key FX markets

BSO, the global Ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider, announces the company is adding Financial Cloud to its service portfolio to provide a unique and fully-integrated low latency network and cloud offering specifically engineered for the global financial community. The build will include the key FX marketplaces of London, New York and Tokyo with a presence in Equinix LD4, NY4 and TY3. The project will initially focus on LD4, with the plan to be fully functioning in Q4 2016.

Mobey Forum: Time for Financial Institutions to Get Serious about Predictive Analytics

The window is closing for banks to leverage their data to get ahead in digital services, says new report from Predictive Analytics Working Group

Banks and financial institutions that are not yet engaged with Predictive Analytics need to begin their journey today if they are to maintain future competitiveness in digital services. This is the view expressed by the Predictive Analytics Working Group at Mobey Forum, in its inaugural report entitled ‘Predictive Analytics in the Financial Industry – The Art of What, How and Why’.

Microsoft Working Towards Wider Adoption Of Blockchain

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Blockchain is gaining momentum as an indispensable part of the future of all enterprises, businesses and governments. Blockchain, or the distributed ledger technology, possesses the power to trim enormous costs and efforts involved in carrying out intracompany and intercompany businesses operations across sectors

Microsoft Corporation is not just working on projects to enable faster, more useful and successful adoption of the technology, it also creating a niche for itself well in time to gain from the blockchain revolution that is underway.

Accenture Helps Organizations More Effectively Detect & Remediate Fraud & Abuse

Applications Help Banks, Telecoms,Government, & Manufacturers to Reduce Losses

New York, NY

Telia Carrier and Ericsson Sign Global IoT Backbone Agreement

IoT Operators Can Connect Directly to Ericsson’s Device Connection Platform

As the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem continues to evolve, Telia Carrier and Ericsson have signed an agreement that highlights the critical role international carriers have to play. Telia Carrier will provide backhaul and interconnect solutions to Ericsson’s Device Connection Platform via a dedicated IoT backbone.

FIME Announces Global Tool Qualified for MasterCard

Cloud-Based Payment Mobile Application Testing

FIME today announces that its Global test tool is qualified for MasterCard cloud-based payment (MCBP) mobile application testing. Mobile payment solution providers and payment issuers can now validate the functional compliance of their host card emulation (HCE) mobile payments solutions against MCBP Specifications prior to the formal certification stage, reducing product time to market.

Giesecke & Devrient Showcases Digital Banking Portfolio at Money20/20 Europe

Portfolio includes Convego Hub, CloudPay, the mobile application platform Convego AppWorld

Munich

 At the Money20/20 Europe in Copenhagen this week, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) will showcase its Digital Banking Services including Convego Hub and CloudPay, its consumer-centric services such as instant issuance, its mobile application platform Convego AppWorld, and its digital identity services.

Giesecke & Devrient Showcases Digital Banking Portfolio at Money20/20 Europe

Munich

 At the Money20/20 Europe in Copenhagen, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) will showcase its Digital Banking Services including Convego Hub and CloudPay, its consumer-centric services such as instant issuance, its mobile application platform Convego AppWorld, and its digital identity services.

What’s Driving the Telecom Industry’s Urge to Merge?

Competition within the telecommunications industry is fueling mergers and acquisitions, albeit at a slower pace than in years past. There were 269 telecom mergers in 2015, down 11.5 percent from the 304 mergers that took place in 2014 and off 20 percent from the 339 in 2013. Since the start of 2010, the industry has seen more than 2,400 M&A transactions. The number of telecom players is dwindling, but industry consolidation is still robust between mobile and fixed line/cable operators, resulting in bigger players occupying more dominant positions.

KORE Acquires Wyless: Connectivity for IoT Takes Centre Stage

Beecham's Duke-Woolley provides comment on this week's announcement from KORE

KORE’s announcement today of its acquisition of Wyless has been a while in the making, but is hugely significant now it is here. The combined business will have considerably more direct M2M connections than most Mobile Network Operator (MNO) M2M business units worldwide and will be the largest independent M2M network provider worldwide, certainly in terms of revenue. Among other statistics, the combined company has more than 350 staff, a customer base of more than 3,000 B2B companies globally and over 6m direct M2M connections that are significantly revenue generating.

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