cloud

Infosys reduces sales outlook, but says open source is area of future growth

In second quarter results released this week, leading systems integration firm Infosys has cut its annual revenue forecast to a range of between 6.5% and 7.5%, compared to analysts’ expectations of around 7.6%. However, the results suggest that client engagements continue to evolve, as new models and go-to market approaches are explored. Earlier this year, »

Ex-Barclays CEO Jenkins Bags $46 Million for His Fintech Startup

Now Jenkins has the opportunity to practice what he preaches. Today his fintech startup, 10X Future Technologies Ltd., announced it has raised 34 million pounds ($46 million) in a Series A round led by Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China Ltd., a financial services firm in Shenzhen, and Oliver Wyman, a consulting firm owned »

Mobile testing provider of the year — Perfecto

How quickly can a bank test its app on hundreds of combinations of devices and operating systems?  Perfecto, a provider of cloud-based mobile testing environments, offers a solution for a highly fragmented market. Bank customers are unforgiving when it comes to mobile apps. Bugs mean lost market share. But every new phone release — indeed »

TCS releases Cloud environment for testing and development

Indian technology consultancy giant TCS has launched what it is calling ‘Engineering Environment as a Service’, a Cloud-based environment for application development and testing on the Red Hat OpenStack Platform. Red Hat – based in North Carolina – provides open-source software to companies and offers a version of the OpenStack infrastructure as a service platform »

Experitest and Capgemini join forces to open mobile test lab

Paris-based consulting firm Capgemini has collaborated with US-headquartered test tool specialist Experitest to open a mobile apps testing lab for the financial services. The lab will allow financial service firms to test mobile applications over the cloud on a 24-hour basis, and is intended to facilitate continuous development. Client firms will be able to rent »

BoE governor highlights cloud as source of operational risk

The Bank of England’s governor, Mark Carney, identified Cloud services, as well as “common hosts of online banking”, as potential sources of operational risk in a speech he gave in Germany on Wednesday. Carney said that regulators have to be aware of new single point of failure risks. In the speech, the governor of the »

AWS fights to keep its lead in Cloud with serverless architecture, new tools

AWS fights to keep its lead in Cloud with serverless architecture, new tools

More financial firms are running their software from the Cloud, lowering their overhead costs by cutting their internal server, network and other hardware requirements. The Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) revolution has been supported by key financial regulators – including the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority and DNB, the Netherlands central »

CA Technologies: Virtualization will be the key to continuous delivery

CA Technologies: Virtualization will be the key to continuous delivery

CA Technologies, the New York software firm that provides tooling for continuous delivery, counts all of the UK’s tier one banks, and many of its tier two banks among its customers, according to Robert Coleman, the firm’s chief technology officer for the UK and Ireland. In an interview with QA Financial, Coleman said that an »

The QA Financial expert interview: David Young, Metro Bank

The QA Financial expert interview: David Young, Metro Bank

When the UK’s Metro Bank moved its app development and testing to the Cloud, it hired Rackspace and dropped AWS, the global market leader in cloud services. David Young, Metro Bank’s CTO, explains why. Metro Bank, a UK commercial and retail bank founded in 2010, has achieved significant operational efficiencies, as well as enhanced its »

Video interview: Kaushik Sen, First Rate

Video interview: Kaushik Sen, First Rate

Automation is now a necessity for testing, explains Kaushik Sen, Head of QA at Forex specialist First Rate. Sen came in from the insurance industry to oversee the online platform’s transition from waterfall to agile. From the creation of the business case for automated testing, through to delivery of automated testing for First Rate’s upgraded »

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