Gartner Research

A Banker's Guide to Core Banking Solutions for the Middle East and Africa

Published: 04 May 2018

ID: G00342114

Analyst(s): Don Free , Vittorio D'Orazio


For core banking projects in the Middle East and Africa, banks rely on commercial off-the-shelf packages to drive their architecture and operations into the digital age. Bank CIOs embrace these projects mainly to optimize costs, enhance mobile channels and achieve greater banking inclusion.

Table Of Contents


  • The MEA Core Banking Market
    • Middle East and North Africa
    • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • CBS Providers in MEA
  • CBS Technology: Oracle Database and Java Predominate
  • CBS Functionalities Beyond Retail Banking
  • Islamic Banking Is Still a Plus, but Support for Smarter Channels Will Soon Be the Differentiator
  • CBS Providers' Regional Profiles
    • Avaloq (MQ)
    • BML Istisharat
    • EdgeVerve Systems (MQ)
    • Emid
    • Enterprise
    • ERI
    • Finastra
    • Fiserv
    • ICS Financial Systems
    • InfrasoftTech
    • Intellect Design Arena (MQ)
    • International Turnkey Systems
    • Intertech
    • INTRASOFT International
    • Mambu
    • Oracle (MQ)
    • Profile Software
    • SAB
    • SAP (MQ)
    • Sopra Banking Software — Amplitude (MQ)
    • Sopra Banking Software — Platform (MQ)
    • Tata Consultancy Services (MQ)
    • Temenos (MQ)

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