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Top Global Banks' IT Investments, 2012

Published: 21 March 2013

ID: G00248745

Analyst(s): David Furlonger


The top global banks continued to focus their PR releases for IT investments on mobile and online initiatives in 2012. Here, we detail the publicly stated investments made by the world's biggest banks during 2012. Notable initiatives were focused on mobile, tablets, security and infrastructure.

Table Of Contents


  • The Development of Mobile and Online Technologies by Banking and Investment Services Firms Affords New Capabilities for Personalization (Such as Digital Wallets)
    • Recommendations
  • Tablet Deployments Remain Largely Branding Exercises
    • Recommendations
  • Security and DDoS Threats, Exacerbated by Increased Mobility and Digitization, to Financial Institutions Remain Extremely High and Are Increasing in Intensity and Variety
    • Recommendations
  • Growing Business Volume Is Refocusing the Appropriateness of Investments in Infrastructure
    • Recommendations

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