# Insights

# Open Banking

May 6, 2020

Sopra Banking Software delivers its latest Core Banking Platform and cloud-native components in partnership with Centric

The Netherlands, 6 May 2020 – Sopra Banking Software (SBS), a global leader in digital banking and financing software, announced that the latest version of Sopra Banking Platform is now live in the Netherlands. This next-generation core banking software, providing a broad range of retail banking capabilities including PSD-2 and instant payments, was implemented in close cooperation with Centric, SBS’s long-standing partner in payment transactions for financial institutions

Optimum performance and cutting-edge version

The new solution, using cutting edge technologies, is component-based and open, and provides enhanced security, stability, optimized performance, and faster implementations. Sopra Banking’s cloud-native Digital Banking Engagement Platform (DBEP) will empower clients to rapidly and cost-effectively deliver innovative digital banking services and exceptional customer experience.

An internationally endorsed software update

This latest iteration was deployed for the first time in the Netherlands for one of the largest government owned specialist financial institutions:

“The newest version of Sopra Banking Platform enables us to offer our customers the latest technologies in Core Banking & Online Banking, while lowering TCO and ensuring the bank is scalable and futureproof again. The project was implemented smoothly thanks to close cooperation between highly professional teams.” declares Robert Jan Prins, Managing Director, CENTRIC

“We are really happy to extend our long-lasting partnership with CENTRIC by launching the latest version of the Sopra Banking Platform, including PSD-2, and instant payments, and enabling our clients to use our Digital Banking Engagement Platform (DBEP) built with the latest technologies and cloud-native components. This is the first time the new version has been used in The Netherlands.” adds Duco De Lange, Country Manager Netherlands, Sopra Banking Software

About Centric

Financial institutions entrust Centric with their non-distinctive administrative processes, such as payment transactions and pension administration. In executing these processes for them, we meet the highest requirements with regard to security and compliance. We also second qualified professionals in the fields of software development, testing and infrastructure. Furthermore, Centric offers a comprehensive portfolio of Software Solutions, IT Outsourcing, Business Process Outsourcing and Staffing Services.

About Sopra Banking Software 

With 5000 experts, a pro forma turnover 2019 of € 438,9 million and one of the deepest, broadest portfolios of software and services, Sopra Banking Software is a trusted, long-term partner of over 1500 banks and financial entities in more than 80 countries. Sopra Banking Software has an unequalled ability to address the requirements for banks and financial institutions of any size and scope, allowing them to innovate and expand their services. Sopra Banking Software is a subsidiary of the Sopra Steria Group, a European leader in consulting, digital services and software development, with more than 46 000 employees. In 2019, Sopra Steria achieved generated a revenue of € 4,43 billion. For more information follow us on twitter @SopraBanking or visit www.soprabanking.com

Press contacts
Sopra Banking Software Global: Stéphanie DECORTIAT, +34 652 896 253, [email protected]
Sopra Banking Software Netherlands: Olga BAGAEVA, +32 483 64 7 07, [email protected]