Financial institutions need to be user-friendly. A huge portion of transactions are done online, and customers expect convenience. At the same time, security and confidentiality are absolute requirements. Genisys Group helps banks, credit unions, and other financial organizations to achieve both of these goals with the latest information technology.
Web and mobile banking are standard services today. Customers expect them to just work. Their access needs to be secure without being painful. Financial organizations have to meet all regulatory requirements while delivering convenience and ease of use.
Websites and applications should offer a broad range of options without cluttering the screen and confusing the user. Genisys Group will recommend approaches that are user-friendly without compromising data management requirements.
Financial institutions are the constant targets of online criminals. It's necessary to protect assets from inside threats as well as external ones. Strong encryption of sensitive data, both in storage and in transit, is vital. Part of this is compliance with applicable regulations and standards. We provide advice not only on the technology to use, but also on how to use it to meet regulatory requirements.
A financial organization's effectiveness as a business depends heavily on the quality of its data centers. The systems need to be extremely reliable, with an absolute minimum of downtime. The data center needs to be physically secure as well as protecting access to its files and databases.
Loss of data due to disasters or hardware failures is unacceptable. Genisys Group will help you to set up a business continuity plan so that even the worst contingencies won't cause permanent data loss or bring services down for long.
Financial institutions constantly have to earn and retain trust. At the same time, customers expect them to be friendly and accessible. We will help you to do both.
At SC19 in Denver, Microsoft demonstrated its new HPC Azure hardware based on NVIDIA and Graphcore accelerators. The new Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines are part of the Open Compute Project (OCP), a leading-edge open hardware development model that promotes possibilities for global data center deployment in the cloud. The platform is called Open CloudServer (previously, Project Olympus). All design specifications are open-source and standardized, which allows IT and data center operators to adjust community-developed innovation and scale proven hardware designs for their organizations’ specific purposes.
The 54th TOP500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers was published on November 18th, 2019 in Denver, CO. The aggregate performance of 500 systems, based on the High-Performance Linpack (HPL) benchmark, continues to grow and currently stands at 1.65 exaflops. The threshold for entering the list has increased to 1.14 petaflops compared to 1.02 petaflops in the previous list in June 2019. Interestingly, the top of the list remains largely unchanged. In particular, the top ten remains the same as in the previous list.
Graphcore, the AI chip startup, has announced that it’s expanding collaboration with Microsoft to implement its intelligent processing units (IPUs) on Microsoft Azure cloud. This innovation will make Microsoft the first public cloud service provider that offers IPU for machine learning workloads. According to the partners’ reports, the testing of a sample server, equipped with eight Graphcore C2 IPU-processor PCIe cards, showed impressive results.
Gartner, the world’s leading research and advisory company, forecasts that the global public cloud services market will continue to grow exponentially in the coming years, as enterprises increasingly transition to the cloud to achieve their desired digital business outcomes. “Building, implementing and maturing cloud strategies will continue to be a top priority for years to come,” says Sid Nag, research vice president at Gartner. This is no wonder at all - cloud services are capable of providing the speed and agility required for modern digital business processes. Moreover, moving a business to the cloud can lead to cost savings and even generate new sources of revenue.