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The Commonwealth Bank o Australia (CBA) is Australia’s largest nancial institution, serving with a ull-time sta equivalent o morethan 37,000 approximately 7.7 million customers in 1,011 branchesand operating 3,350 ATMs. The group has also businesses acrossNew Zealand, Fiji, Asia, USA and the United Kingdom.
The Commonwealth Bank Group is undertaking a comprehensiveprogram to modernize its existing banking systems building acustomer centric platorm that enhances the way the Group providesservices to its customers and the way it does business. The goal isto make customer banking experience simpler and more efcient,underpinned by excellent end-to-end processing systems.
The Group has selected SAP or Banking solutions based on SAPNetWeaver
. The solution portolio provides banking-specic(transactional banking, CRM, risk management) as well as banking-relevant (nancial accounting, human resources management,procurement) services and solutions created on a single enterpriseservice-enabled business process platorm.
Moving core business to a platform whichsecures business continuity
Continuous availability o business services is a key requirement or large banks. Outages and any unplanned downtime are neveracceptable. Today multi-channel access and worldwide integrationrequire continuous service. IT has to comply with this businessmodel and provide permanent service and operation o enterprise-critical backend inormation systems, where access to inormationmust be restricted to authorized persons. The Commonwealth Bank o Australia decided to move theircore banking operations to the SAP or Banking platorm in orderto oer excellent customer service. Their ocus on IT includedreorganization and efciency eorts which generate high savings. Thereore the IBM System z architecture behind the SAP platorm was chosen as reliable and secure technology that supportscontinuous availability o their systems. Disaster Recovery (DR) is a
Commonwealth Bankof Australia
Core banking modernization
The Commonwealth Bankof Australia (CBA)
System z10™ Enterprise Class(EC), IBM Power Systems™ 595 serverIBM DB2
, IBM Tivoli
System Automation for z/OS, IBMTivoli Enterprise Console, IBM TivoliEnterprise Portal, z/OS, IBM AIX
IBM SAN 768B FICON
DirectorIBM System Storage TS7740™ Virtual