Azure for the financial services industry

Drive innovative cloud solutions in financial services with Azure. Transform the customer experience, optimise risk management, simplify regulatory compliance and use cloud resources to extend your on-premises capacity on demand.

Why Azure for financial services markets

Rely on a trusted platform

Ongoing investment in security to meet evolving threats and the most comprehensive compliance portfolio in the industry. Get the tools and resources you need to meet regulatory requirements more easily.

Drive your business with AI and machine learning

Cloud-based analytics give you the insight you need to optimise everything from back-end operations to the customer experience.

Extend capacity with on-demand cloud resources

A consistent hybrid platform from the on-premises data centre to the cloud lets you add capacity for high demand workloads, paying only for what you use.

Personalise your customers’ financial experiences

Build strong customer relationships and optimise sales by delivering marketing and offers targeted to specific customer needs. Personalise the financial advice you provide by taking advantage of data-driven insights and machine learning using Azure advanced analytics with software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications.

Create an environment that promotes exceptional customer service

Give employees the tools they need to provide a personalised service while ensuring regulatory compliance. Utilise predictive insights to determine a “next best action” for each customer, increasing efficiency and customer satisfaction. Boost sales by taking advantage of SaaS-based financial application data to deliver the right offer at the right time.

Get the benefits of software services in the cloud

Capitalise on the lower cost, flexibility and faster data analysis gained by using banking software services in the cloud. Spend less on on-premises IT, so you can focus more on innovation. Reinvest your savings and gains in areas such as product development and enhanced customer service.

Meet your strict security and compliance requirements

Depend on data centres and cloud services designed from the ground up to meet the highest security and regulatory standards. Get the tools and resources you need to block malicious activity, identify vulnerabilities and respond rapidly to evolving threats. Meet changing regulatory standards more easily and simplify your approach to compliance.

Learn more at the Microsoft Trust Center for financial services

Solutions for regulatory compliance

Azure offers financial services customers tools and resources to help meet industry-specific regulatory requirements. Turn-key solutions include service configurations required to meet PCI-DSS and FFIEC certification controls. The Azure Security and Compliance Blueprint – PCI DSS-compliant Payment Processing environments and Azure Security and Compliance Blueprint – FFIEC Financial Services Regulated Workloads package automation and documentation together to fast-track customers onboarding to Azure.

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Industry solutions

Learn more about selected banking and insurance industry solutions.

Banking and capital markets

Drive innovative cloud solutions in banking and capital markets with Azure. Deliver differentiated customer experiences, drive real-time payments, manage risk across the enterprise and optimise financial crime operations.

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Increase scale and performance for your risk modelling by taking it to the cloud. Run risk simulations more often in a fraction of the current time, and make decisions faster using cloud-scale data analysis.

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Kick-start your SaaS financial services solution with a trusted Microsoft partner

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