Amazon Web Services


Voice is a natural step in the technology evolution – Amazon

If there is any doubt in which direction the technology world will head next, its being brushed aside by Amazon Web Services (AWS); voice is the natural progression. Telecoms.com (Banking Technology‘s sister publication) reports. Speaking at TechXLR8 in London, David Low, “principal evangelist” at Amazon Alexa EU, highlighted that the voice user interface will be […]

Cash cloud – AWS, Google and Azure are smashing it

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google and Microsoft Azure have all reported healthy growth figures, with artificial intelligence (AI) forming the central role in the future of the platforms, reports Telecoms.com (Banking Technology‘s sister publication). Current market leader AWS has demonstrated another quarter of exceptional growth, though it is slowing ever so slightly. Let’s be clear, […]

Ancoa delivers AWS hosted market surveillance platform to Convergex

US-based brokerage services provider Convergex has implemented Ancoa’s market surveillance platform to monitor all trading activity across its domestic and international cash equities and options businesses. It also monitors trading activity of “all lit and dark venues” including Millennium, Convergex’s proprietary applicant tracking system (ATS). The cloud-based deployment is running on Amazon Web Services (AWS), […]

AWS data centre launch implies all is not well following Brexit

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a new availability zone in London which indicates all is not well in the UK following Brexit, reports Jamie Davies at Telecoms.com. The new data centre creates the 16th availability zone worldwide for the public cloud leader, and is the first available in the UK. To date, customers in the […]

BBVA favours Amazon Web Services for cloud drive

BBVA has reached a global agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) as it looks to cloud computing to boost its digital banking services. The agreement, which is part of a series of accords that the group is making with providers, turns AWS into its “preferred” cloud infrastructure services provider. AWS will execute the migration of […]

DBS heads to cloud with Amazon Web Services

Singapore-based DBS Bank has signed an agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to use its cloud technology. The bank envisages shifting up to 50% of its computer workload to cloud within a two-year period. With this deal, DBS will create a hybrid cloud environment “optimised” for rapid changes of capacity and functionality, which is “complementary” […]

DTCC’s Avox adopts Amazon Web Services cloud

Avox Data Services, a provider of legal entity reference data and a subsidiary of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), has migrated its data servers to Amazon Web Services (AWS). The move is part of a company-wide initiative to implement new technologies to “increase scalability, further enhance the security of the data and reduce […]

Amazon Web Services outage causes digital banking problems in Australia

A technical outage of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud this weekend left many customers of Australian banks unable to use cards, ATMs and Eftpos terminals. The banks affected include Westpac, ME Bank and Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). Some also pointed the finger of blame at payment providers such as First Data. Just a […]

Dutch regulator okays Amazon Web Services for financial sector

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), the Netherlands’ national banking regulator, has cleared Amazon Web Services for use in the country’s financial sector, clarifying key supervision criteria for Dutch organisations looking to move infrastructure or services to the AWS cloud.