Strategies for migration to the cloud in financial services

Public cloud has grown exponentially in recent years in sectors such as telecoms, the media, health industry and insurance, and looks set to rise. However public cloud adoption in financial services to-date has been relatively conservative. Financial services companies are demanding leaner, more standardized, interconnected and vendor agnostic systems that will enable broader diversification, fewer manual workarounds and smarter capabilities.

This white paper explores the current state of public cloud adoption by the financial services industry, the technology challenges they face over the next few years and suggests some strategies for navigating a path through public, private and hybrid cloud.