The recent unveiling of the Greater Bay Area blueprint by China’s State Council has ignited lots of conversation across Asia-Pacific about the impact of emerging technologies, the entrance of new players and the importance of connectivity and expanded partnerships with existing providers to support the growth of technology in the South China region.
Real-time interactions are the gold standard for today’s digital-enabled consumer experience. Yet retail banking and insurance firms are struggling to keep up with these high demands because their traditional IT infrastructures hold them back from making progress in incorporating digital technologies and competing against new disruptors.
With more and more organizations using the cloud to host their applications, the scope of e-commerce and the volume of non-cash payments will continue to increase. The greatest growth will be found in developing countries where wireless communications and mobile devices are reaching even the remotest corners.
We surveyed more than 100 financial services experts to learn how they’re handling key competitive issues and opportunities while preparing for the future. In a new report, published by Finextra and sponsored by Equinix , find out how the right interconnection strategy can help you embrace retail banking’s new digital frontier: Interconnection and Data at the Edge: A New Frontier of Competitive Advantage in Financial Services.