HELSINKI, Finland, August 15, 2023 — Samlink and Savings Banks Group in the present day introduced a three-year settlement to modernize the financial institution’s IT surroundings. Along with its guardian firm, Kyndryl, Samlink will help the banking group’s new and main multi-vendor IT modernization initiative, which goals at enabling a public cloud surroundings, additional enhancing buyer and worker expertise, and streamlining processes.
Financial savings Banks Group is Finland’s oldest banking group, serving as much as half one million Finnish households, small and medium-sized corporations, and agriculture. The challenge focuses on bettering the client expertise of the Financial savings Banks Group utilizing trendy banking providers. The objective is to create a brand new digital lending and buyer administration system and to boost enterprise processes.
Samlink will act because the financial institution’s vital implementation and integration companion. Samlink has a central function within the modernization of the Financial savings Banks group providers within the lending space, in addition to in making certain steady providers within the Microsoft Azure surroundings.
“By means of our shared historical past, we have now come to depend on Samlink’s technical experience and understanding of the banking trade, and we look ahead to collaborating on advancing our business-oriented digital imaginative and prescient,” in keeping with Pekka Suomalainen, Financial savings Banks Group’s CIO.
“We’re happy to function Financial savings Banks Group’s primary integration companion to assist modernize its monetary providers, and construct utility and repair integrations,” mentioned Samlink’s Vice President & Senior Accomplice Arto Sorvoja. “We look ahead to combining one of the best of Samlink’s banking experience with our guardian firm Kyndryl’s management in cloud providers to help Financial savings Banks Group in its endeavor to raise buyer expertise and speed up time-to-market for brand spanking new providers.”
In keeping with Suomalainen, the challenge goals to considerably enhance each the client and worker expertise. The Financial savings Banks Group is transitioning its providers extra comprehensively to Azure cloud providers, which accelerates growth, eases upkeep, helps sustainable growth, presents the best stage of cybersecurity, and opens new alternatives, together with the utilization of synthetic intelligence.
“Our clients belief that digital banking providers are protected and dependable, and that’s additionally a key think about selecting a companion. Samlink’s function within the challenge is significant, as they’ve satisfied us of their skill to provide vital banking providers with knowledge safety,” added Suomalainen.
Samlink presents scalable monetary options utilizing each mainframe and cloud know-how. Tietoevry Banking and Microsoft have been chosen as know-how companions for the Financial savings Banks Group challenge.
This new collaboration between Financial savings Banks Group and Samlink is the subsequent section in a relationship dating back to early 2022, following Kyndryl’s acquisition of Samlink. Financial savings Banks Group chosen Samlink for its lengthy historical past with the corporate and its observe file as an IT chief within the banking trade, intensive digital ecosystem and expertise with operating advanced transformation initiatives, in addition to the profitable present synergy of specialists from each organizations.
Kyndryl (NYSE: KD) is the world’s largest IT infrastructure providers supplier, serving 1000’s of enterprise clients in additional than 60 nations. The corporate designs, builds, manages and modernizes the advanced, mission-critical info techniques that the world relies on day-after-day. For extra info, go to www.kyndryl.com.