|By PR Newswire||
|January 13, 2014 04:53 PM EST||
Banks Attribute Selection to Product Integration, Improved Efficiency through Enhanced Functionality, and Desire for Vendor Consolidation
LAKE MARY, Fla, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Harland Financial Solutions, which was acquired by Davis + Henderson Corporation (D+H) in August of 2013, announced that its PhoenixEFE® enterprise solution has been chosen by Farmers State Bank of Calhan, based in Calhan, Colo. and New Jersey Community Bank, based in Freehold, N.J.
The PhoenixEFE solution is an integrated enterprise software platform that brings together Harland Financial Solutions' real-time core processing solution with the company's market-leading specialized applications. It is one component of D+H's extensive portfolio of solutions which, through the acquisition of Harland Financial Solutions, has expanded to include three broad service areas: Banking Technology Solutions (Enterprise, Lending), Lending Processing Solutions and Payments Solutions. Its capabilities span the functions of the financial institution's entire enterprise.
In addition to PhoenixEFE Core, the banks purchased numerous integrated solutions, including the Cavion® suite - including Internet banking, business banking, mobile banking app, bill pay, merchant capture, and website design and hosting - ActiveView® Content Management, Item Processing Services, Card Payments solutions, Enterprise Fraud Management solutions and DPXPay™ for person-to-person payments.
Farmers State Bank of Calhan selected PhoenixEFE Core primarily because of its open architecture, providing the bank integration flexibility.
"Our existing core system was built using a UNIX-based architecture, which limits our ability to fully leverage new technology. PhoenixEFE Core is a more open solution that will make it easier for us to interface with a wide variety of systems," said Randy Pieper, CEO of Farmers State Bank. "PhoenixEFE Core also will enable us to create more robust service charge routines and contains other strong features relevant to our deposit and loan portfolios."
New Jersey Community Bank, an existing Harland Financial Solutions LaserPro® client, cited strong integration between the existing lending application and PhoenixEFE Core, as well as between PhoenixEFE Core and Cavion Internet Banking, as the key reasons for its selection. Additionally, the bank expects to deliver improved account servicing and relationship management via the 360 degree relationship view provided by PhoenixEFE Core.
"The depth of functionality of these products, as well as the integration between PhoenixEFE Core and the new channel solutions we will be using, will help us improve efficiency and build stronger relationships with our customers, while enriching the overall customer and employee experience," said Glenn Steinberg, senior vice president of New Jersey Community Bank.
"We now have the ability to automate a number of processes that are currently manual. We expect to reduce processing time from days to minutes, for example, with currency transaction reporting and loan payment reversals. Single Sign-On among our numerous Harland Financial Solutions systems will improve our staff experience and help them service our customers more efficiently. These are just a few examples of the benefits we expect to reap from our expanded relationship with Harland Financial Solutions."
"Under increasing pressure to deliver cutting-edge products and services, improve efficiency and remain compliant, these banks are executing a solid strategy of single-sourcing with a trusted partner," said Scott Hansen, executive vice president of marketing, Harland Financial Solutions. "PhoenixEFE is a modern, elegant solution with superior customer management capabilities and best-of-breed integrated channel solutions that can help financial institutions meet and exceed customer, staff and management expectations."
About Harland Financial Solutions
Harland Financial Solutions, Inc. (www.harlandfinancialsolutions.com) supplies software and services to thousands of financial institutions of all sizes, offering its solutions in both an in-house and service bureau environment. It is a leader in core systems, business intelligence, branch automation, payment processing, enterprise content management, lending solutions, risk management, compliance, financial accounting, mortgage solutions, and self-service solutions. On August 16, 2013, the company was acquired by Toronto, Canada based D+H (Davis + Henderson Corporation). For more information, please see www.NewFinTechFuture.com.
D+H is a leading North American provider of secure and reliable technology solutions to domestic and global financial institutions, with a reputation for being a trusted partner that helps clients build deeper, more profitable relationships with their customers based on rich industry and market insight, and consumer knowledge. Today, over 6,200 banks and credit unions rely on D+H to deliver solutions across three broad service areas: Banking Technology Solutions (Enterprise, Lending); Lending Processing Solutions; and Payments Solutions. Our integrated, compliant technology solutions enable clients to grow, compete, and optimize their operations, while our forward looking approach helps them stay ahead of the market and anticipate changing consumer needs. D+H is one of the world's top FinTech companies as measured on the FinTech 100 list and recognized on the Branham 300 ranking as one of the top ICT companies in Canada.
Davis + Henderson Corporation is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol DH. Further information can be found at www.dhltd.com and in the disclosure documents filed by Davis + Henderson Corporation with the securities regulatory authorities at www.sedar.com.
The information contained in this press release is accurate at the time of publication. However, service offerings and availability, relationships, contacts and other specified information may change over time.
SOURCE Davis + Henderson Corporation
SYS-CON Events announced today that Pythian, a global IT services company specializing in helping companies leverage disruptive technologies to optimize revenue-generating systems, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 17th Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Founded in 1997, Pythian is a global IT services company that helps companies compete by adopting disruptive technologies such as cloud, Big Data, advance...
Sep. 2, 2015 06:45 AM EDT Reads: 334
Mobile, social, Big Data, and cloud have fundamentally changed the way we live. “Anytime, anywhere” access to data and information is no longer a luxury; it’s a requirement, in both our personal and professional lives. For IT organizations, this means pressure has never been greater to deliver meaningful services to the business and customers.
Sep. 2, 2015 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 805
Red Hat is investing in Tesora, the number one contributor to OpenStack Trove Database as a Service (DBaaS) also ranked among the top 20 companies contributing to OpenStack overall. Tesora, the company bringing OpenStack Trove Database as a Service (DBaaS) to the enterprise, has announced that Red Hat and others have invested in the company as a part of Tesora's latest funding round. The funding agreement expands on the ongoing collaboration between Tesora and Red Hat, which dates back to Febr...
Sep. 2, 2015 05:45 AM EDT Reads: 400
Puppet Labs has announced the next major update to its flagship product: Puppet Enterprise 2015.2. This release includes new features providing DevOps teams with clarity, simplicity and additional management capabilities, including an all-new user interface, an interactive graph for visualizing infrastructure code, a new unified agent and broader infrastructure support.
Sep. 2, 2015 05:15 AM EDT Reads: 546
Akana has announced the availability of the new Akana Healthcare Solution. The API-driven solution helps healthcare organizations accelerate their transition to being secure, digitally interoperable businesses. It leverages the Health Level Seven International Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (HL7 FHIR) standard to enable broader business use of medical data. Akana developed the Healthcare Solution in response to healthcare businesses that want to increase electronic, multi-device acce...
Sep. 2, 2015 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 245
WebRTC has had a real tough three or four years, and so have those working with it. Only a few short years ago, the development world were excited about WebRTC and proclaiming how awesome it was. You might have played with the technology a couple of years ago, only to find the extra infrastructure requirements were painful to implement and poorly documented. This probably left a bitter taste in your mouth, especially when things went wrong.
Sep. 2, 2015 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 482
Any Ops team trying to support a company in today’s cloud-connected world knows that a new way of thinking is required – one just as dramatic than the shift from Ops to DevOps. The diversity of modern operations requires teams to focus their impact on breadth vs. depth. In his session at DevOps Summit, Adam Serediuk, Director of Operations at xMatters, Inc., will discuss the strategic requirements of evolving from Ops to DevOps, and why modern Operations has begun leveraging the “NoOps” approa...
Sep. 2, 2015 03:45 AM EDT Reads: 426
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "Second Containers & Microservices Expo" will take place November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
Sep. 2, 2015 03:30 AM EDT Reads: 607
SYS-CON Events announced today that G2G3 will exhibit at SYS-CON's @DevOpsSummit Silicon Valley, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Based on a collective appreciation for user experience, design, and technology, G2G3 is uniquely qualified and motivated to redefine how organizations and people engage in an increasingly digital world.
Sep. 2, 2015 03:00 AM EDT Reads: 522
SYS-CON Events announced today that DataClear Inc. will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The DataClear ‘BlackBox’ is the only solution that moves your PC, browsing and data out of the United States and away from prying (and spying) eyes. Its solution automatically builds you a clean, on-demand, virus free, new virtual cloud based PC outside of the United States, and wipes it clean...
Sep. 2, 2015 02:30 AM EDT Reads: 452
Through WebRTC, audio and video communications are being embedded more easily than ever into applications, helping carriers, enterprises and independent software vendors deliver greater functionality to their end users. With today’s business world increasingly focused on outcomes, users’ growing calls for ease of use, and businesses craving smarter, tighter integration, what’s the next step in delivering a richer, more immersive experience? That richer, more fully integrated experience comes ab...
Sep. 2, 2015 02:00 AM EDT Reads: 698
In their Live Hack” presentation at 17th Cloud Expo, Stephen Coty and Paul Fletcher, Chief Security Evangelists at Alert Logic, will provide the audience with a chance to see a live demonstration of the common tools cyber attackers use to attack cloud and traditional IT systems. This “Live Hack” uses open source attack tools that are free and available for download by anybody. Attendees will learn where to find and how to operate these tools for the purpose of testing their own IT infrastructu...
Sep. 2, 2015 01:45 AM EDT Reads: 484
Too often with compelling new technologies market participants become overly enamored with that attractiveness of the technology and neglect underlying business drivers. This tendency, what some call the “newest shiny object syndrome,” is understandable given that virtually all of us are heavily engaged in technology. But it is also mistaken. Without concrete business cases driving its deployment, IoT, like many other technologies before it, will fade into obscurity.
Sep. 1, 2015 11:45 PM EDT Reads: 400
It’s been proven time and time again that in tech, diversity drives greater innovation, better team productivity and greater profits and market share. So what can we do in our DevOps teams to embrace diversity and help transform the culture of development and operations into a true “DevOps” team? In her session at DevOps Summit, Stefana Muller, Director, Product Management – Continuous Delivery at CA Technologies, answered that question citing examples, showing how to create opportunities for ...
Sep. 1, 2015 11:00 PM EDT Reads: 512
IBM’s Blue Box Cloud, powered by OpenStack, is now available in any of IBM’s globally integrated cloud data centers running SoftLayer infrastructure. Less than 90 days after its acquisition of Blue Box, IBM has integrated its Blue Box Cloud Dedicated private-cloud-as-a-service into its broader portfolio of OpenStack® based solutions. The announcement, made today at the OpenStack Silicon Valley event, further highlights IBM’s continued support to deliver OpenStack solutions across all cloud depl...
Sep. 1, 2015 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 277