Banks, insurances and financial companies are facing big challenges. Every day, from everywhere, new ideas, new services are issued and impact their business and divert customers and prospects. To counter their competitors, proactive banks, insurances and financial companies design every day new business processes to well match customers and prospects needs. To do it, executives and business teams rely on IT capabilities to implement these news processes in a short time and budget. Top banks, insurance and financial companies promote reuse, service oriented approach and rely on OpenESB to implement new platform of services.
KBC Bank N.V. is a Belgian universal multi-channel bank, focusing on private clients and small and medium-sized enterprises. KBC uses OpenESB as a service oriented middleware to connect the different part of its information system such as mainframe, java applications or software packages. With OpenESB, KBC implements an original internal organisation based on internal billing between KBC entities.
IFDS Group: IFDS provides outsourced administration and technologies to a wide range of financial institutions across the Asia-Pacific, European and North American Markets. IFDS is one of the most important OpenESB financial project in Europe. Used to promote service oriented development and reuse, OpenESB is the backbone of the IFDS IT system. It promotes exchanges between AS400, Java, C++ and C# applications and processes sharing between heterogeneous platforms.
Humanis results from the merger of many insurance groups. It is today one of the top insurance groups in France. Merging many groups means merging many information systems. To make the merger easier and keep the asset of each group, Humanis used OpenESB to connect the existing applications and software and offer a coherent set of services to all the customers of the group.
Eurasian bank: Eurasian Bank is the ninth largest lender in Kazakhstan, headquartered in Almaty (KH). Eurasian bank uses intensively OpenESB as a backbone for it external and internal exchanges. Eurasian bank is one of the 10 banks based in Almaty working with OpenESB.
Barclays wealth and Investment management: Barclays bank is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London. It is the seventh-largest of any bank worldwide. Compared to its competitor, one of Barclays’ asset is its capability to define and offer very quickly new financial products and opportunities to its customers. To do it, reusing and adapting existing processes is a key. Barclays found in OpenESB one of the fastest and most efficient integration tools on the market.