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ZEBRA Consultants & Red Hat proudly sponsored the 9th Banking Forum and FinTech Expo 2021


The leading Banking Forum & FinTech Expo was well-organised by IMH at the Hilton Nicosia Hotel on the 8th of December 2021. As formerly known, the annual Cyprus Banking Forum brought together not only professionals from the local banking sector but also from different industries and sectors in Cyprus and abroad. ZEBRA together with Red Hat were delighted to sponsor as well as participate in the discussion panel of the event and were excited to meet some of the most influential and innovative minds from all sectors.

The Forum focused on the innovative business model of banks being the product of the edge-cutting technological adjustments made. In other words, the Bank of the future has been the main topic, addressing various questions related with the current banking ecosystem, providing at the same time the optimism for those who are already looking into the latest developments in the sector.

Red Hat’s Solution Architect and Senior Manager in IGC, Mr. Menny Tsarfati have shared his own ideas by participating in the Panel Discussion around the Disruption and innovation in the Fintech market. It is commonly believed that as time passes by, the regulatory landscape between the traditional and digital banks will come even closer and eventually merge. The questions raised and answered through the discussion panel was about the timing that this is expected to happen, and what will be the consequences when it does. On another thing, it is also recognised that Banks are putting massive effort (and resources) into digitalization, but what does this mean regarding their other obligations such as reporting, KYC procedures, even capital requirements? Is the necessary balance in place?

ZEBRA, being a strategic player within the IT era, has also contributed in the economic / financial sector by providing solutions to various banks and financial institutions in Cyprus. The range of Red Hat solutions provided by ZEBRA in the financial and banking sectors include but are not limited to, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Enterprise Application Platform (EAP), Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), Business Process Management (BPM), Business Rules Management (BRMS), OpenShift Container Platform (OCP), 3scale API Management Platform, etc. Such solutions are provided in our attempt to enable our customers to better manage their business processes, to integrate their systems more efficiently and more importantly to enhance their productivity in such a rapidly-changing economic and business environment.

ZEBRA Consultants is an innovative IT company that specializes in software development, infrastructure solutions, consulting services, systems integration and cloud solutions. ZEBRA being the only Red Hat Premier Business Partner in the region, provides qualitative Red Hat solutions and services in diverse markets. ZEBRA Consultants mission is to equip its clients with the tools to compete in today’s global market, in a time when harnessing technology’s power is not only necessary but imperative. Our expertise, coupled with our customer driven focus, allows our clients to tackle their technological challenges, boosting up competitiveness and maximizing their potential. For further information please visit or call at +357 22028128.

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