Microsoft Cloud is an outsourced hosting platform that provides an array of features with greater security and convenience for real time connectivity across Union Bank.
The shift to Microsoft Cloud will provide UBC, uninterrupted availability of email and office applications enabling greater efficiencies in the Bank's operations.
Further, it leverages on the shared infrastructure to support the innovation and introduction of new initiatives, adding value to the Bank's premise to deliver unparalleled service to customers.
Rajeev Munasinghe, Vice President - Information Technology of Union Bank said, “this is yet another milestone in the Bank's IT initiatives. We are the first bank to move into “O 365” cloud technology which further exemplifies Union Bank's continued efforts to use its IT interventions to grow its business more emphatically.”
“The deployment of the Cloud technology at Union Bank will result in greater operational efficiencies those results in enhanced service standards to its customers. This platform will reduce costs and increase the speed of delivery of IT services.
With the new technology our employees will be able to serve our customers more efficiently and effectively in a confidential and secure manner,” said Munasinghe. The Union Bank Team will work with Microsoft Sri Lanka in driving this IT Strategy forward.
Imran Vilcassim, Country Manager for Microsoft Sri Lanka and Maldives said, “The partnership between Union Bank and Microsoft makes UBC the first Major Commercial bank in Sri Lanka to move to Cloud Technology with Microsoft. With many initiatives taken in counteracting Cyber security along with Digital Crimes Unit, Microsoft continues to thrive in the security platform to enable the valued customers in banking sector.”
Courtesy: Daily News 22 May 2015