FAB announces collaboration with IBM

First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) has announced a collaboration with IBM Consulting to support the bank’s ongoing digital transformation journey. IBM will work to enhance FAB’s digital platforms in a hybrid cloud environment to help deliver a seamless digital experience to the bank’s customers.

As part of this arrangement, IBM Consulting aims to provide FAB with deep industry expertise in the areas of banking, hybrid cloud and application modernization to enhance the bank’s ability to faster develop new products and digital services. IBM’s team of experts will work with FAB to modernize existing applications and further enhance the digital footprint of FAB’s customers.

Srinivasan Sampath, Acting Group Chief Technology Officer – First Abu Dhabi Bank commented: “As we accelerate into the future of banking, we need to leverage the latest innovations to underpin our ongoing digital transformation efforts to meet our customers’ increasing digital needs. IBM has been essential in our services’ delivery for the past years, and this agreement maintains our relationship to allow us to continue innovating and transforming the way we interact with our customers.”

Christian Noll, the Managing Partner for IBM Consulting in the Middle East and Africa commented: “IBM is bringing its leading edge capabilities, deep industry experience and leadership in financial services, and understanding of the specific regulatory compliance, security and resiliency needs for the banking industry to help FAB transform and bring innovative experiences to its customers. We are proud to be on this digital transformation journey with FAB, an innovation leader in the banking industry in the UAE.”