More information on AWS for Banking & Payments

By working with AWS, Banking & Payments organizations are optimizing critical aspects of their operations – from customer service delivery models to risk management – in order to build a foundation for long-term innovation and growth. The AWS Cloud also provides access to the largest ecosystem of consulting and technology partners and business solutions to elevate your organization’s performance. You access as many resources as needed and only pay for what you use, without large upfront investments.

Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago

Learn how the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is realizing better performance, lowering costs, and benefitting from robust analytics.  

Invest in Your Business, Not IT

With AWS, you pay only for what you use without risky upfront hardware investments. This puts money back into the business, so that you can innovate more, expand faster, and be better positioned to seize emerging opportunities. 

Build on the Most Secure Platform

AWS was built for the most security-sensitive enterprises and provides tools for maximum visibility and control. Our platform also has built-in, audit-friendly service features for PCI, ISO, SOC and other compliance standards.

Run Powerful Analytics, Fast

AWS has services to handle every step of the analytics process, including data warehousing, business intelligence, batch processing, stream processing, and machine learning so that you can extract informed insights from your data.  

"We recognize that we want to be in the business of building great applications for our customers, not in investing to build costly and complex infrastructure.”
Rob Alexander, CIO, Capital One

“Building on AWS’ infrastructure lets us to rely on their security and their own compliance for the physical and network layers, so our compliance story is significantly easier.”
Jorge Ortiz, Manager of Infrastructure, Stripe

“We have the ability to run simulations that were not possible before due to the large amount of infrastructure required.”
Javier Roldan, Bankinter, Director of Technological Innovation

The Financial Services industry has advanced grid computing in areas such as pricing, market positions, risk management, and other business critical operations. By taking these compute-intensive workloads out of the data center and into the AWS Cloud, organizations are realizing increased speed, scalability, and cost-savings.  

Grid Computing for Financial Services

Learn about how Financial Services companies of all sizes are driving the next evolution of grid computing by working with AWS by visiting our Grid Computing resource page.

Grid Computing Solutions

2nd Watch has solutions for Batch, Grid, and Big Data. Services also assist with compliance and security requirements, like Sarbanes Oxley, PII, and PCI-DSS.

Intel Cloud Edition for Lustre is a scalable, parallel file system that is well suited for grid-computing environments and has capabilities that fulfill I/O subsystem requirements.

CycleCloud is an enterprise solution for managing multiple users, running multiple applications, and enabling solutions so that users never wait for compute resources.

AWS Grid Computing Resources

Amazon EC2 provides resizable compute capacity. Different EC2 instance types offer varying combinations of CPU, memory, storage, and networking capacity for all workloads.

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AWS Batch plans, schedules, and executes workloads across a range of AWS services. You only pay for the resources you create to store and run your batch jobs.

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Amazon EMR simplifies data processing through a managed Hadoop framework making it easy, fast, and cost-effective to distribute and process large amounts of data.

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With the most complete data management platform and numerous partner solutions, AWS can help optimize the entire lifecycle of your data, including collection, ingestion, processing, analytics, short-term storage, and archiving. We also provide sophisticated capabilities to support real-time streaming and analytics, petabyte-scale warehousing, business intelligence tools, and machine learning.

Data Analytics & Management

Coinbase created a streaming data-insights pipeline with real-time analytics capabilities. Learn more about Data Analytics on AWS by visiting our Resource Center.

Data Analytics and Management Solutions

IHS Markit EDM delivers next-generation information, analytics, and enterprise data management solutions to global financial services organizations.

Sopra Steria works across Financial Services delivering digital-at-scale big data processing solutions for established organisations, new entrants, and fintech innovators.

AWS Data Analytics and Management Resources

AWS offers data transfer and migration with features that securely and move multi-petabyte archives, accelerate network transfers, and capture data from multiple sources. 

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With AWS, you can build and scale virtually any big data application, including data warehousing, clickstream analytics, serverless computing, IoT, among others.

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AWS offers storage services that support application and archival compliance requirements. Select from object, file, and block storage, as well as cloud data migration options.

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Unexpected events can have longstanding business and reputational impact, particularly for organizations that house complex systems such as exchanges. To help ensure your systems are secure and redundant, AWS offers tools to build disaster recovery and business continuity protocols, so that you can protect your organization without incurring the expense of another physical site.

Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

Japan Net Bank

Japan Net Bank increased reliability and cost savings by hosting its Office of Administration platform and disaster-recovery capabilities on AWS. Learn more about Disaster Recovery with AWS by visiting our Resource Center.

Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Solutions

Actifio securely virtualizes applications and on prem environments in order to meet your disaster recovery and business continuity requirements.

Zerto Virtual Replication delivers robust disaster resiliency/business continuity solutions leveraging AWS as a recovery site, without the cost of a second site.

CloudEndure solves the problem of downtime, using continuous replication of your entire cloud application with continuous data protection.  

AWS Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Resources

ELB distributes application traffic across EC2 instances, which helps achieve fault tolerance in applications, seamlessly providing the required amount capacity.

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AWS offers storage services that support application and archival compliance requirements. Select from object, file, and block storage, as well as cloud data migration options.

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AWS operates 42 Availability Zones within 16 geographic Regions globally. This means that you can choose the most appropriate location for your disaster recovery site.

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An enterprise-wide digital transformation offers organizations with numerous opportunities to improve customer experience and service, launch new market-facing applications, and automate and operationalize manual back-office proceses. AWS has the tools and ecosystem of technology providers to build or purchase any core systems platform to effect a digital business and meet marketplace demands.

Digital Transformation


Intuit improves the financial lives of their customers through digitally-enabled web- and mobile-based products like Mint, Quicken, Turbobax, QuickBooks, and LaCerte.   

Digital Transformation Solutions

Mambu helps banks, microfinance institutions, and other organizations deliver essential banking services to individuals and emerging enterprises around the world.

Capgemini's banking platform solution leverages TEMENOS T24™ and industry-tested solutions to improve pricing, payments, time-to-market, and customer service.  

Corezoid enables the digitization of analogue operations and empowers companies with much faster processing, as well with as real-time management and insights for forecasting.

AWS Digtal Transformation Resources

AWS lets you add and configure features for mobile apps, including user authentication, data storage, backend logic, push notifications, content delivery, and analytics.

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With AWS IoT, you can filter, transform, and act upon device data on the fly, based on business rules you define. You can update your rules to implement new features at any time.

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AWS AI services provide machine learning and deep learning technologies to build apps that can see, hear, speak, understand, and interact with the world around you.

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AWS Marketplace

AWS Marketplace is an online software store for organizations to find, buy, and immediately start using popular business software and applications running on the AWS cloud.

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To support the integration and deployment of Financial Services-specific solutions, AWS established the Financial Services Partner Competency Program to identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.

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