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IBM and Bank of America advance IBM Cloud for financial services

IBM and Bank of America advance IBM Cloud for financial services

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IBM has announced that several global banks will join a growing ecosystem of financial institutions and more than 30 new technology providers adopting IBM Cloud for Financial Services. The news also marks a significant milestone in IBM’s collaboration with Bank of America, with the availability of the IBM Cloud Policy Framework for Financial Services. The IBM Cloud Policy Framework for Financial Services establishes a new generation of cloud for enterprises with common operational criteria and streamlined compliance controls framework specifically for the financial services industry, allowing IBM’s growing financial services ecosystem to transact with confidence.

IBM is also announcing the formation of the Financial Services Cloud Advisory Council to support this effort and advise on the on-going advancement of the IBM Cloud Policy Framework for Financial Services. Chief Technology Officer, Tony Kerrison, will represent Bank of America on the council, which will be led by Howard Boville, SVP, IBM Cloud. The council will be focused on bringing major financial institutions together to help drive the strategic evolution of cloud security in this highly regulated sector.

“We have had great success with our proprietary, private cloud, that currently houses the majority of our technology workloads,” said David Reilly, Bank of America’s Global Banking and Markets, Enterprise Risk and Finance Technology and Core Technology Infrastructure executive.

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