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FSI Services Spotlight: Featuring Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

In this edition of the Financial Services Industry (FSI) Services Spotlight monthly blog series, we highlight five key considerations for customers running workloads on Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP (FSx for ONTAP) achieving compliance, data protection, isolation of compute environments, audits with APIs, and access control/security. Across each area, we will examine specific guidance, suggested […]

Zero Touch Claims – How P&C insurers can optimize claims processing using AWS AI/ML services

In today’s world, consumers have more power than ever before, and even more choices and experiences. However, this poses a unique challenge for insurers. Typically, insurance companies have limited touchpoints with the customer, given the insurance value chain of quote, buy, and claim. This leaves the provided customer experience as the key competitive differentiator. Simplifying the […]

A Political Agreement on DORA has been Reached: What it Means for the EU Financial Services Sector

Maria E. Tsani Head of Financial Services Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs EMEA at Amazon Web Services (AWS) On 10 May the European Council, Commission and Parliament announced a provisional political agreement on the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA). This agreement will set the foundation for a harmonized pan-EU framework on operational resilience, which AWS […]

Protect payment workloads through AWS Marketplace with Futurex’s cloud payment HSMs

Payment data security architecture is undergoing a tremendous evolution. Increasing volumes of payments are moving to mobile devices, FinTechs and neobanks are growing in prominence, and many FSIs are taking a cloud-first approach to serving their customers. This post details how AWS and Futurex have worked together to offer a streamlined method for organizations to […]

A Reference Architecture for a Front Office Risk Store

Robert Butcher, Solution Architect, Global Financial Services, AWS Front Office risk data is the lifeblood of Investment Banks. It informs every trading decision that they take, both commercial and prudential, and it’s critical for planning and regulatory reporting purposes. In this post, we present a reference architecture for a Front Office Risk Store (risk store) […]

Introducing a New Blog Series, Service Spotlight for Financial Services: Featuring AWS Glue DataBrew

Intro to service Over the last 20 years, the users for data analytics have grown as a result of a surge in the variety and volume of data that companies can collect. To prepare data for analytics or machine learning projects, data scientists and analysts have to either use spreadsheets to explore and experiment with […]

Banking Trends 2022: Transforming Customer Experience

Customer habits have been changing over the last decade, with customers expecting frictionless and instant access to their banking needs. Banking customers have prioritized digital self-service via mobile and web over branch or phone banking, with the COVID-19 pandemic only accelerating this trend. Although digital channels are rising in importance, the ability to converge channels […]

SWIFT Alliance Connect Virtual Evolves Payments Connectivity for the Cloud

Global financial services markets are preparing to kick off the transformational migration to the new messaging standard, ISO20022. The coexistence period defined by SWIFT starts in November 2022. Since the publication of AWS’s guidance for migrating the SWIFT client connectivity stack to cloud, we have seen all sizes of financial services institutions and corporate treasuries […]

Diagram illustrating how the Lake Formation service works. Data stores flow into the data lake where Lake Formation is shown managing AWS Glue functionality to provide self-service access to users through analytics services such as, Amazon Athena, Amazon Redshift, and Amazon EMR.

FSI Services Spotlight: Featuring AWS Lake Formation

Welcome back to the Financial Services Industry (FSI) Service Spotlight monthly blog series. Each month we look at five key considerations that FSI customers should focus on to help streamline cloud service approval for one particular service. Each of the five key considerations includes specific guidance, suggested reference architectures, and technical code that can be […]

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FSI Services Spotlight: Feature Amazon Connect

This edition of the Financial Services Industry (FSI) Services Spotlight monthly blog series highlights five key considerations for customers running workloads on Amazon Connect: achieving compliance, data protection, compute environment isolation, audits with APIs, and access control/security. Across each area, we will examine specific guidance, suggested reference architectures, and technical code to help streamline Amazon Connect service approval. […]