TechInAfrica – Bank Zero is planning on providing its South African customers with a full digital banking experience using their mobile devices. In order to do this, Bank Zero will facilitate its customers with their core banking applications which will be run on IBM LinuxONE. Through this innovation, customers are able to do numerous bank transactions without having to visit the Bank.
Bank Zero takes an advantage of the massive use of smartphones to set out the plan for its customers in South Africa. As what is stated by the Co-Founder and Chairman of Bank Zero, Michael Jordaan, “Bank Zero is part of the new frontier of banking in South Africa. In a digitally connected world, employing cutting-edge technologies and delivering state-of-the-art security is at the core of innovation. As we focus on delivering a robust banking value proposition to our customers, collaborating with IBM will ensure that we have a secure, leading platform from which to deliver banking services.”
Meanwhile, IBM South Africa is committed to enabling Bank Zero’s customers to do their daily banking activities through digital channels they provide. The innovation provides Bank Zero’s customers a secure platform where they can use anytime and anywhere.
The General Manager of IBM South Africa, Hamilton Ratshefola said: “Innovation is at the core of Bank Zero’s strategy to reach customers through digital banking in South Africa. For IBM, this represents an enormous opportunity to power this unique and fresh approach to banking. IBM is uniquely equipped to help Bank Zero with this mission, in a way that is secure, reliable and scaled to grow with Bank Zero as customers adopt their services.”