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.

Enterprise Hybrid cloud computing with System z and SoftLayer

Hybrid Cloud computing has gone mainstream and cloud services like Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

The Engines of Progress: First National Bank

FNB provides upward mobility for Africa through mobile banking

Banking industry solutions

Case studies

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Visa, one of the largest electronic payments networks, enables commerce

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Citi enables individuals, communities, institutions and nations

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First National Bank provides upward mobility for Africa through mobile banking

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MoneyGram International prevents fraud with IBM Entity Analytics

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RCBC and IBM zEnterprise: Making banking mobile together

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Jack Henry and IBM zEnterprise: Enabling Growth & Secure Transactions

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A Brazilian company adopts IBM System z to handle rapid business growth

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Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation successfully implemented Finacle Core Banking solution from Infosys on IBM System z

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Banca Carige provides realtime analytics to support business performance, new services, and promotions.

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

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IBM Entry Cloud Configuration for SAP Solutions on IBM zEnterprise

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

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Nationwide Building Society transforms core banking with real-time banking

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Banking Industry leaders innovate with IBM

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IBM provides world-class IBM mainframe technology to help today's enterprises respond quickly to evolving business conditions and with extreme flexibility. From automation to advanced virtualization technologies and open industry standards, IBM mainframes help deliver competitive advantages for enterprises contributing and succeeding on a smarter planet.

Operating Systems

IBM System z supports multiple operation systems:


IBM's technology, solutions and industry expertise can help you find the competitive edge with a sharper understanding of your customers. Our System z solutions combine the foundation of IBM hardware, software and middleware with flexible financing and packaging options to help your business meet and overcome the challenges of doing business in the on demand world. IBM can help you develop a customer-centric view—and assist you in delivering the right solution and the right products.

Enterprise banking white papers

Transform financial services

Read the executive summary from Ovum and find out why the key to transformation in the financial services sector is technology.

SAP Loans Management for Banking Services

Learn more about the tests completed on the most recent release of SAP AG's Loans Management for Banking Services application.

More enterprise banking white papers

Forrester Inc. analyst report: Secure the enterprise with confidence(PDF, 201KB)
Increasing security threats are risks to sensitive business information.

Banking on analytics
Financial services count on a secure platform for real-time analytics.

Overcome the challenge of financial regulatory compliance
Learn how IBM System z provides the right infrastructure needed for risk management and FATCA

Enabling Your mainframe data on mobile devices (PDF, 2MB)
Clipper Group Analyst Report on secure, timely and speedy access to critical mainframe data from mobile devices.

Modernize banking with Analytics (PDF, 1.2MB)
Banks reinvent themselves to be customer centric

Reputational risk and IT in the banking industry (PDF, 1.67MB)
Security and business continuity can shape the reputation and value of your company.

SAP Bank Analyzer (PDF, 186KB)
Technical paper documents tests IBM did with SAP’s most recent release of Bank Analyzer.


Ken Muckenhaupt

Executive IT Specialist STG FSS CTO


Ken MuckenhauptKenneth Muckenhaupt is an Executive IT Specialist and Server and Technology Group (STG) Financial Services Sector CTO at the IBM Financial Services Sector Center 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 Center and Center 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 organizations. 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, System z banking

Saran Bommakanti

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 System z 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

  • Master IT Complexity

    IBM leaders discuss new zEnterprise announcements for the IBM Enterprise Linux Server, cloud and virtualization

IBM Banking Virtual Briefing Center

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

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