Why is the core banking platform not in the cloud – why on a mainframe?

In a world of numbers, citizen Zero stands tall. Despite its importance, Zero arrived much later, yet now is pivotal to the number system. Some even say Zero is infinity. Bank Zero is the newest citizen in South Africa’s banking world, pivotal to the new banking revolution. Bank Zero is a modern App-driven bank fully aligned to the banking needs of both businesses and individuals, offering control and transparency within our fresh approach towards banking. That’s a mouthful – but so is the range of powerful features and innovations they offer to both individuals and businesses, many of which are currently … Continue reading Why is the core banking platform not in the cloud – why on a mainframe?

Terminal Talk: Hack to the Future with Chad Rikansrud

When a hacker finds something interesting, it makes sense to pay attention. That’s why we love sitting down with Chad Rikansrud, aka Big Endian Smalls, and find out what he’s been up to since our last chat. Topics range from… just about everything to just about everything else.

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There can be only ONE… Why LinuxONE is the only server built for Blockchain

Growing up as a massive fan of the cult classic movie Highlander, and in the spirit of Dustin Kirkland’s recent blog post on Ubuntu and LinuxONE, I am inspired to use Highlander as a theme for this blog on the case for LinuxONE and Blockchain, and why in my humble opinion there can be only ONE server that can lay claim to being the only server built from the ground up to run Blockchain. As Blockchain becomes the latest hot tech disruptive technology, lots of vendors will be starting to dust off existing models in there range and freshening up … Continue reading There can be only ONE… Why LinuxONE is the only server built for Blockchain