In a business critical environment where Finacle operates, it is absolutely essential to have the whole solution functioning smoothly to ensure uninterrupted business operations. Close association and collaboration with platform providers like Oracle, HP, IBM, Microsoft, and Red Hat is therefore essential to maintain a trouble-free operating environment for our customer banks. We have forged lasting relationships with these partners, who not only assist us in delivering best-of-breed solutions to customers, but also help us in providing a single window for our solutions when the customer demands it. We engage with these partners for large-scale benchmarks, proof of concepts, early adopter programs, optimization exercises, creating joint performance labs etc. to ensure that our customers get the most optimal solution.
Our platform partners are:
- Red Hat
Finacle is one of the largest Independent Software Vendors (ISV) partners for Oracle and has deep engagements with Oracle (Software and Hardware) in providing an integrated, highly scalable, secure, and reliable banking platform. Finacle is also a Platinum partner of Oracle and collaborates with Oracle on technology to bring the benefits of certified and optimized solutions and also by offering single-window first line support to banks for better TCO. Finacle on Oracle (Software and Hardware) runs some of the largest retail banking sites, bringing operational efficiencies and agility to banks. The benchmark results of joint solutions from Finacle and Oracle have consistently proven to exceed high demands on scalability, performance and availability for its customers.
HP provides a complete end-to-end solution covering the whole life cycle of a core banking implementation. Infosys and HP are committed to offer the best possible deployment of the Finacle CBS, particularly in the areas of performance, manageability, availability and resilience, virtualization, and database archiving. Finacle is available on the HP UX platform and has successfully demonstrated its scalability in a large benchmarking exercise of the application on this platform. Infosys and HP have many joint customers. HP has implemented and managed Finacle at customer locations through some large engagements. Infosys and HP engage at a strategic level to deliver enhanced solutions.
Finacle and IBM engage at a strategic level for technology adoption and joint customer engagements. Finacle has adopted IBM software for its interfaces, development, and porting. Finacle and IBM engage continuously to develop well-optimized solutions for our customers. Finacle is available on the IBM stack with:
- Platforms: IBM System p with AIX and IBM System z with Red Hat Linux
- Databases: IBM DB2 LUW with AIX and DB2/zOS with zLinux
- Application server: IBM WAS
Finacle has also leveraged IBM stack best practices and as an alternative deployment approach, Finacle Core Banking deployment has been simplified through pattern creation. This was done using the IBM PureApp system, cutting down the installation effort considerably. Please reach out to Finacle sales / engagement teams to understand the IBM and Finacle product versions on which stack combinations and pattern-based deployments are supported.
Infosys and Microsoft have a global strategic alliance to jointly develop and deploy cost-effective, widely accepted, and stable solutions on Microsoft platforms and technologies. Currently, highly secure Finacle e-Banking solutions are also available on industry standard platform – Microsoft.NET. Finacle Advizor (FA),which empowers a fully assisted self-service channel, is deployed over Microsoft Unified Communication Infrastructure.
Red Hat and Finacle offer world-class solutions and services specifically designed to help banking institutions thrive in today’s fiercely competitive markets. Finacle, in conjunction with Red Hat Enterprise JBoss Middleware, allows banks to minimize costs while maximizing growth. The continued close collaboration between the two firms ensures additional performance and reliable synergies going forward into the future.