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Press release 24. Nov 2021
GFT retail mortgage solution reaches second stage of global open finance challenge
GFT’s submission one of 100 selected from 1,700 entries to produce proof-of-concept.
Financial news 11. Nov 2021
GFT further accelerates growth
Investments in future technologies, such as cloud and artificial intelligence are growing fast. Thanks to its strong expertise in these fields, GFT Technologies SE (GFT) will benefit more than average from this trend. This is illustrated by the company’s strong performance in the first nine months and its consistently high level of orders received.
Press release 10. Nov 2021
Cloud adoption must happen now for banks to stay competitive
Cloud comes first - 95% of banking executives cite speed to market as a driver for embracing the cloud. But banks can’t do it on their own.
Press release 03. Nov 2021
GFT launches recruitment drive to help northern financial & banking businesses accelerate digital transformation
Digital transformation specialist, GFT, is expanding its talent pool to provide businesses in the North with support from a growing team of certified specialists in the world’s market leading cloud services, AWS, GCP and Microsoft Azure.
Press release 14. Oct 2021
EU project FINSEC mitigates cyber-physical risks for banks
In 2020, financial services organisations were the targets of over 3.4 billion credential-stuffing attacks. This translated to an increase of more than 45% over the previous year. Emerging cyber-attacks could put between 10 and 30 percent of the financial institutions’ profits at risk.
Press release 13. Oct 2021
Everest Group recognises GFT as a ‘Major Contender’ for application and digital services in banking
Research firm Everest Group has recognised GFT as a ‘Major Contender’ for application and digital services in banking in its recently released “Application and Digital Services in Banking PEAK Matrix® assessment 2021: Global and Europe Focus.”
Press release 07. Oct 2021
GREATER MANCHESTER MAYOR’S CHARITY AND GFT TACKLE HOMELESSNESS CRISIS IN MANCHESTER – ONE TAP AT A TIME
GFT donates thousands to Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity.
Press release 29. Sep 2021
De-risk cloud projects: GFT achieves AWS migration and DevOps Competencies
September 29, 2021 – Amazon Web Services (AWS) Competency certifications help companies decide who to rely on to facilitate their journey. AWS has now certified Migration Competency and DevOps Competency statuses for GFT Technologies.
Press release 02. Sep 2021
Firms accelerate in-person ideation with GFT’s new regional innovation hub in Manchester.
Clients from across financial services, insurance, and manufacturing to benefit from access to world-class engineering skills and experience on their doorstep.
Financial news 12. Aug 2021
GFT on the up – strong revenue growth in first half-year, EBT quadrupled
Companies around the world are expected to increase their IT spending by 9 percent this year. GFT Technologies SE (GFT) is set to outpace even this strong growth based on the company’s performance in the first six months and orders received for the second half of the year.
Press release 26. Jul 2021
GFT appoints Carlton Hopper as UK Managing Director
GFT, the global IT services and software engineering firm, announces Carlton Hopper as UK Managing Director.
Press release 06. Jul 2021
GFT achieves Guidewire PartnerConnect Program specialization
GFT achieves the Guidewire PartnerConnect specialization: BillingCenter North America. GFT is a Guidewire PartnerConnect Consulting partner at the Advantage level and works with Guidewire in the Americas and Europe.
Press release 17. Jun 2021
GFT’s GreenCoding initiative: making software part of the climate solution
Software can be part of the climate solution: The GreenCoding initiative by GFT helps companies design, program and run software in a more environmentally friendly way. This contributes to the preservation of the environment and the fight against climate change. In addition, GFT is announcing its commitment to achieving climate neutrality in its own operations by 2025.
News 01. Jun 2021
GFT’s Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Mission Statement
At GFT, diversity, equality, and inclusion are at the core of who we are. Ensuring a strictly non-discriminating working environment for all communities is one of the main pillars of our diversity strategy, based on our core values and inclusive culture.
Financial news 12. May 2021
Strong first quarter for GFT – significant revenue growth, earnings more than doubled
GFT Technologies SE (GFT) can look back on a very successful first quarter 2021 with significant growth in revenue and earnings. There was a year-on-year increase in revenue of 10 percent to EUR 123.92 million, while pre-tax earnings (EBT) rose by as much as 132 percent to EUR 7.01 million. Strong orders received also indicate consistently high growth for the following quarters.
Press release 27. Apr 2021
GFT and Vodeno forge strategic partnership to accelerate digital transformation in financial services
April 27, 2021 – GFT and Vodeno, a fully cloud-based Banking-as-a-Service provider, aim to accelerate clients’ digital transition to new cloud-native technologies. Together they will enable banks to significantly reduce IT and compliance costs while also enabling banks to be more responsive, improving customer experience.
Press release 26. Apr 2021
GFT upgrades guidance for 2021 after very good first quarter
GFT Technologies SE (GFT) got off to a very good start in 2021 and has upgraded its full-year guidance for revenue and earnings. The reason is that revenue rose strongly in the first quarter and orders received for the coming quarters indicate structurally increased growth.
News 14. Apr 2021
T-Systems and GFT: Partnership for manufacturing of the future
Hannover Messe: T-Systems and GFT are collaborating on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Together, they offer the manufacturing industry solutions for analyzing big data for machines, production and planning. End-to-end and directly on the workshop floor. To do this, the partners are combining GFT's Digital Twin platform "sphinx open online" with edge computing from T-Systems and artificial intelligence from the cloud. Errors in production are detected up to 300 percent faster.
Press release 29. Mar 2021
GFT appoints new Google Cloud lead for UK and EMEA following a record 12 months of Google Cloud growth
GFT, the global IT services and software engineering firm, announces Andy Lund's appointment as the Google Cloud lead for GFT across the UK and EMEA. This follows a year of record Google Cloud growth which has seen the firm cement important relationships within the UK financial services arena and establish new client accounts across multiple industries, including manufacturing, retail and automotive.
Press release 25. Mar 2021
GFT achieves the Mainframe Modernization Expertise status with Google Cloud
GFT announces it has achieved the Mainframe Modernization Expertise status in Google Cloud’s Partner Advantage Program. By partnering with Google Cloud, GFT is able to provide enterprise clients an alternative platform strategy to maximize the value of their mainframe-based applications and existing systems. Optimized mainframes help accelerate sales and development initiatives while providing clients with more choices and agility.
Financial news 04. Mar 2021
GFT exceeds guidance and expects further growth in 2021
GFT Technologies SE (GFT) exceeded its revenue guidance of 19 June 2020 for the year 2020, and even significantly surpassed its earnings guidance. The preliminary results for the financial year 2020 show an increase in revenue of 4 percent to EUR 444.85 million (guidance EUR 440 million).
Press release 01. Mar 2021
GFT and Thought Machine announce BankLiteX to accelerate delivery of cloud-based digital banking
The global IT services and software engineering firm GFT and cloud native core banking company Thought Machine today announce the availability of BankLiteX. Co-developed by GFT and Thought Machine and running on Amazon Web Services (AWS), the new solution enables clients to create and deploy a cloud-based digital bank faster than ever before.
Press release 18. Feb 2021
GFT cloud support now available on G-Cloud 12 digital marketplace
GFT, a global IT services and software engineering provider driving the digital transformation of the world’s leading companies in financial services, insurance and manufacturing, has been accepted into the UK government’s Crown Commercial Service (CCS) procurement framework G-Cloud 12. GFT is listed to provide cloud support via the Digital Marketplace.
Press release 08. Feb 2021
GFT expands in Asia-Pacific market, establishes nearshore delivery centre in Vietnam
GFT is continuing its strategy of diversifying into new markets and following its customers, expanding further in the Asia-Pacific market. The company has set up offices in the global financial hubs of Singapore and Hong Kong as well as a new nearshore delivery centre in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Press release 26. Jan 2021
GFT acquires minority stake in start-up One Creation
Giving control back to data owners: GFT acquires minority stake in start-up One Creation
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