CaixaBank and IBM sign agreement for technological development

An article published on June 4 in Norbolsa, reported an agreement between CaixaBank and IBM Services to investigate innovative technologies such as quantum computing and blockchain.

CaixaBank and IBM sign agreement for technological development

Bank transformation

An article published on June 4 in Norbolsa, reported an agreement between CaixaBank and IBM Services to investigate innovative technologies such as quantum computing and blockchain. The main objective of the companies is to accelerate the bank's transformation towards digital solutions based on cloud computing, blockchain and quantum computing. With these solutions, the bank hopes to improve the experience that users will have when using their financial services.

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The publication details the bases of the new project that involves both companies: “CaixaBank will use technologies such as IBM Cloud Pak for Applications on the Red Hat OpenShift open standards platform to manage applications and workloads throughout its technological environment [...] The bank chaired by Jordi Gual will continue to apply artificial intelligence in various services and, at the same time, in the innovation center that both companies jointly promote, research will continue on technologies such as quantum computing and blockchain”.

** Maerki Baumann, an unlisted bank in Switzerland, has announced the introduction of crypto custody and trading services.

Gonzalo Cortazar, the CEO of CaixaBank, spoke about the agreement: "The alliance we renew with IBM is going to allow us to continue innovating and transforming the way we relate to our customers." For her part, Marta Martinez, President of IBM Spain, Portuga, Greece and Israel, stated: "An open cloud environment will allow banks to accelerate their innovation and create a more agile way to launch new digital services to their customers, more secure and flexible."