CONNECTING FINANCIAL SERVICES’ HYBRID IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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The need for swift digital transformation is leading to broader utilization of hybrid IT infrastructure by financial services organizations. Banks, investment firms, and insurance companies continue to leverage a mix of premises-based and cloud-based technology infrastructure to dramatically improve operational performance, and are networking distributed resources to create business value.

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