Callataÿ & Wouters, a provider of core banking and multi-channel distribution solutions, has partnered with Logica, a provider of IT and business services, to deliver the complete Thaler solution, a scalable core banking system. Logica will implement and support Thaler integration and outsourcing services for banks and other financial institutions. This collaboration also marks the official launch of Callataÿ & Wouters’ Business Partner Network initiative, a global partnership programme aimed at offering best-of-breed software solutions and services to new and existing customers.
As the first global partner, Logica will offer the full range of Thaler solutions to financial institutions through all possible delivery methods, such as direct implementation or software-as-a-service (SaaS), while Callataÿ & Wouters will maintain licence responsibility and provide implementation support and training as required. As part of the partnership, Logica will also invest in setting up a competence centre through which their staff will be trained to implement the Thaler products. This centre, established in Brussels and already serving the local Belgian and French markets, will initially aim to serve customers in Europe with plans to extend the service globally.
Marc De Groote, chief executive, Callataÿ & Wouters, said: “The collaboration with Logica gives Callataÿ & Wouters the opportunity to work closely with a global systems integrator with an impressive reputation and track record in implementation. Logica’s decision to sell and implement the Thaler range, in addition to the investment in training staff, reinforces the credibility of the solutions.”
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