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Handelsbanken Offers 21st Century Banking Services Using IBM and Red Hat Solutions

Apr 23, 2009, 14:03 (1 Talkback[s])

"Today's announcement comes at a pivotal time for Handelsbanken as the bank continues its path as one of Europe's most innovative lending organizations with Internet banking features, such as unique branch office web sites and direct email addresses to each branch site for enhanced customer service. Handelsbanken joins the world's top 50 banks that currently call upon the IBM System z server to run their banking transactions.

"Customers entrust us with their hard earned savings so it's paramount that we select one of the industry's most powerful and secure servers - the IBM System z," said Roger Rydberg, technical manager at Handelsbanken. "System z servers are 'almost perfect' because of its availability and performance. It allows us to keep up with business climate changes because we can add or eliminate capacity any time based on customer demands. We can even make changes easily without having to stop any services."

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