KUALA LUMPUR – AFFINBANK Group (“AFFINBANK” or “the Bank”) today appointed Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Enterprise Services division as the Bank’s I.T transformation partner, to boost its current operations and help improve system efficiency.
HPE will provide managed services to support AFFINBANK I.T Operations such as Infrastructure Support, Application Development and Maintenance, Workplace and Helpdesk services. HPE will also provide ‘On-Demand Platform support’ for new projects that AFFINBANK will embark on in the future. The five-year contract will provide the Bank with greater flexibility and efficiency in deploying IT services to support new business initiatives.
“We are pleased to have HPE to come onboard with us to improve the current IT system which will be benefitting not only our customers but also all AFFINBANK’s staff.
It is crucial to have a stronger system in order to support digitalization transformation that is happening in all areas of business,” said En. Kamarul Ariffin Mohd Jamil, Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer. Affin Bank Berhad, at the signing ceremony which was held at Menara AFFIN here today.
“This step is also in line with our AFFINITY Transformation Programme in which the Bank is currently undertaking that requires the latest technology as we aim to roll out more digital initiatives to meet the growing business demands and serve our customers better,” he added.
Besides providing industry-leading services, HPE is also committed to provide the latest technology and innovation to support the Bank’s business needs, in realizing its technology vision.
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About Affin Bank Berhad (25046-T)
Affin Bank Berhad (AFFINBANK) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Affin Holdings Berhad which is listed on the Bursa Malaysia.
It commenced operations in January 2001 following a merger between the former Perwira Affin Bank Berhad and BSN Commercial (M) Berhad in August 2000. In June 2005, it merged with the former Affin-ACF Finance Berhad. As at 31 May 2016, it has a network of 108 branches nationwide in Malaysia.
AFFINBANK provides a suite of financial products and services that is catered to both retail and corporate customers. The target business segments are categorized by the portfolio of customers under key business units such as Business Banking, Consumer Banking and Treasury. Business Banking offers services in corporate banking, contract financing and trade finance to corporations, institutional clients and SMEs. Consumer Banking provides credit cards, personal loans, mortgages, savings/current and deposit taking services as well as hire purchase loans to individuals.
Our tagline of “Banking Without Barriers” signifies the removal of boundaries within the processes of the Bank as well as in its attitude in servicing its customers. The latter means reaching out to the customers, improving relationships with them, making each one of them feel privileged and enhancing services to them. Simply put, AFFINBANK is embracing a new approach to banking and changing the face of conventional banking.
AFFINBANK's Islamic banking subsidiary Affin Islamic Bank Berhad (AFFIN ISLAMIC) commenced operations on 1st April 2006. As a full-fledged Islamic bank, AFFIN ISLAMIC has 9 branches on its own and offers a complete range of Islamic Banking products and services encompassing the areas of Business and Consumer Banking in compliance with Shariah principles and laws.
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