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A Banker's Guide to European Core Banking Solutions

Published: 23 December 2014

ID: G00264054

Analyst(s): Ethan Wang, Don Free


Many factors contribute to a successful CBS renewal. CIOs of European banks must consider more than just product functionality and the brand power of vendors. Examining architectural flexibility and taking a fresh look at small, local market players are just a few of many key considerations.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • European Core Banking Market
    • Western Europe
    • Northern Europe
    • Southern Europe
    • Eastern Europe (Central Europe)
  • European Core Banking Vendors
  • Vendor Functionality: Taking a More Granular Componentization Approach
  • Vendor Technology: Moving Toward an Industry-Standards-based SOA
  • Vendor Technology: Additional Considerations
  • Focus on Viability: Functionality Is Only Part of the Story
  • Conclusion: Componentization, SOA and Vendor Viability Are Key Selection Criteria

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