Itaú Unibanco Brazil selects AWS to accelerate its Digital Transformation journey


AWS (Amazon Web Services) has now revealed that Itau Unibanco Holding has now selected AWS as its long term strategic cloud service provider. The multi-year strategic cloud deal spans 10 years.

Itau Unibanco is a Brazilian private banking group based out in Sao Paulo and was incepted in 2008 by the merger deal of the banks Itau and Unibanco.

Executive Opinion

Candido Bracher, CEO of Itaú Unibanco, said, "Banking is all about delivering value to customers, and AWS helps us improve the time to value in every aspect of our business while expanding the benefits of digital payments to our customers. We are pursuing a complete digital transformation on AWS, moving off legacy mainframe technology, and using its portfolio of services to gain insights and agility that will make us even more responsive to our customers’ needs. At the same time, we’re investing in our employees, training them in the most advanced cloud technologies so that they can continuously innovate on behalf of the individuals and businesses we serve. We chose AWS because of its breadth of capabilities, high levels of security, global infrastructure, and strong financial services experience. We see AWS as a strategic collaborator, and we look forward to aggressively expanding our footprint in the cloud to help our customers’ financial dreams come true."

Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services, Inc, said, "AWS is helping Itaú Unibanco deliver the transformative benefits of online banking and digital payments to its customers in Latin America and around the globe. By migrating its core applications to the world’s leading cloud, Itaú Unibanco can rely on the proven performance, scale, and unparalleled portfolio of capabilities of AWS to complete its transformation into an agile, more customer-centric business. Financial institutions rely on AWS for our secure, resilient global cloud infrastructure and services, industry expertise, and expansive network of partners. We continuously innovate so that AWS customers like Itaú Unibanco have the best resources to grow their businesses and meet rapidly changing customer behaviors and expectations."

AWS and Itaú Unibanco Partnership

As per the deal, it will leverage the AWS cloud to accelerate its digital transformation deal. Itau Unibanco will migrate its entire IT infrastructure off mainframes and out of its on-premises data centers to the AWS cloud.

Itau Unibanco will also now going to move its core banking platform web applications, call center & service products, and mobile banking applications to Amazon Web Services.

The bank will now use the AWS infrastructure and some of its other services, which include managed databases, analytics, machine learning, containers, security, storage, and compute. The bank also has plans to train its employees, with the latest advanced cloud technologies, for faster development, notes the announcement.
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