Enterprise banking solutions

Real time insights, continuous availability, ultimate security
and flexible delivery of core business services 24 hours a day

Dealing with massive amounts of data is a problem banks face as they become more customer centric. The zEnterprise industry-leading qualities of service can help banks reduce operational risk, achieve compliance, and meet regulatory objectives while delivering unmatched security and reliability to meet today’s banking demands.

Webcast: Transforming banks with analytics

Webcast: Transforming banks with analytics

Join our guest from Forrester: Learn how analytics delivers competitive advantage.

Banking on analytics

Banking on analytics

Financial services count on a consolidated, secure platform for real-time analytics

Banking industry solutions

Case studies

  • Bankia

    Bankia gains innovative insights to boost competitiveness with z Systems

  • First Tennessee Bank

    Analytics drives higher ROI from First Tennessee Bank’s marketing programs

  • Jack Henry & Associates PPS

    Facing continued growth and increasing availability demands in their payments processing environment, Jack Henry & Associates requires robust, high-performance, high-availability servers and storage.

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BNP Paribas is building robust and secure information management solutions on IBM z Systems

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IBM Entry Cloud Configuration for SAP Solutions on IBM zEnterprise

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Svenska Handelsbanken banks on z Systems as the most cost effective platform to support growth and innovation

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NTT Data Corporation: A top system integrator in Japan offers a core banking solution using IBM middleware on z Systems

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Infrastructure matters. Businesses turn to the IBM mainframe for unmatched security, operational efficiency, speed, seamless scale, and lower cost per transaction. The IBM z System, the world’s premier data and transaction engine, is enabled for mobile, integrates transactions and analytics, and delivers efficient and trusted clouds.

Operating Systems

IBM z Systems supports multiple operation systems:



IBM z Systems combine leading-edge innovation and unparalleled capabilities to power cloud, business analytics, mobile applications, and the most important workloads.

Enterprise banking white papers

Secure the enterprise with confidence

Forrester analyses increased security threats and their risks to sensitive business information

Modernise banking with Analytics (PDF, 1.2MB)

Banks reinvent themselves to be customer centric

SAP Bank Analyser (PDF, 186KB)

Technical paper documents tests IBM did with SAP’s most recent release of Bank Analyser

More enterprise banking white papers

Reputational risk and IT in the banking industry (PDF, 1.67MB)

Security and business continuity can shape the reputation and value of your company.

Banking industry experts

Ken Muckenhaupt

Executive IT Specialist STG FSS CTO


Kenneth Muckenhaupt is an Executive IT Specialist and Server and Technology Group (STG) Financial Services Sector CTO at the IBM Financial Services Sector Centre of Excellence. He has over 34 years experience in IBM hardware and software development. His past assignments include microcode development on IBM’s mainframe processors, management of a mainframe microcode development department, a technology leader assignment for the introduction of object-oriented technology on OS/390, a three-year assignment in the development and test of IBM’s Component Broker on OS/390, and an eight year assignment as an e-business on-demand consultant at the IBM Design Centre and Centre for Solution Integration. As FSS CTO, Ken is the thought leader for the integration of IBM hardware and middleware technologies for the development of complex, multiplatform banking and financial market solutions. Currently, he directs a worldwide team of systems architects and IT specialists across IBM’s Server and Technology Group, Software Group, and service organisations. Furthermore, he provides FSS industry consultation to IBM marketing and sales teams. *


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* Postings on non-IBM sites are independent of IBM and do not necessarily represent IBM’s positions, strategies or opinions.

Saran Bommakanti

Program Manager, z Systems banking

Over the years Saran held several positions in IBM both in Technical and Management field. For the past several years, Saran has worked extensively in the Financial industry driving implementation of core banking solutions on z Systems platform, delivering banking solutions on z, and building a strong knowledge base in banking vendor products. *

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* Postings on non-IBM sites are independent of IBM and do not necessarily represent IBM’s positions, strategies or opinions.

IBM banking community links

Events and webcasts

  • Hear Citi speaker Martin Kennedy, Managing Director and Global Operations Head of Enterprise Systems at zEC12 announcement event.

  • Hear IBM and guests from Forrester’s Risk and Security group discuss insights from a global survey on reputation risk and security.

IBM Banking Virtual Briefing Centre

IBM Centre for Applied Insights obtained a global snapshot of security leaders' strategies and approaches by conducting interviews with 138 security leaders.

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