CB Bank enter into technical collaboration with CISCO for Data Center and Core Network Infrastructure

YANGON, Myanmar, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CB Bank and Cisco are pleased to enter a technical collaboration agreement to transform the Data Center and Core Network Infrastructure to enable core banking application, digital banking and international services to be delivered to its customers and partners in a secure manner.

At the same time, CB bank is implementing active-active Data Center architecture to ensure that the services will have high availability. Cisco Advanced Services team is working with local partner NEX4 ICT Solutions for the implementation of this project.

To maintain the highest levels of standard for the design and implementation for this project, CB Bank has engaged Cisco Advanced Services team which brings world-class expertise and experience to ensure that the solution is future-proof and the project will be implemented in a timely, quality-assured fashion.

Myanmar’s Financial Services Industry is going through a period of rapid transformation. As the customer base expands and connectivity improves at a breakneck pace, there are high expectations to deliver international standard products and services, such as, credit cards, mobile banking and international banking services.

At the same time, there are increasing cyber security threats that threaten the financial institutions’ technical infrastructure. Therefore, it becomes more important than ever to build a solid infrastructure to deliver secure services with high availability.

“CB bank has been expanding its services, quality and coverage by introducing many digital transformations. Digital banking is an effective way to provide access to majority of the people in the whole country, not only with Branches and ATMs, but also with new and innovative channels like Agents, Mobile Banking and Internet Banking,” said Aung Thurein, Managing Director, NEX4.

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CO-OPERATIVE BANK LTD (CB Bank Ltd), established in 1992, is one of Myanmar’s largest private banks with over 197 branches nationwide. Through the deeply rooted heritage of challenging spirits, CB Bank always tries to be ahead of the pack by becoming the “first” in many banking products and services such as first bank to offer mobile banking, agent banking in 2014, cash deposit machine in 2016, contactless payment and currency exchange machine in 2017.

Being a leader in technological innovation, CB Bank is a natural choice for companies and personnel that require traditional and technology-based financial services in Myanmar.

Source: Press Release from CISCO