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Raiffeisen Bank organized for the first time in Albania a dedicated Cloud event

  • Two days entirely focused on the innovations and challenges of the field
  • Over 600 young applicants and 400 participants
  • 3 prizes for the winners of the Amazon Web Service game

Raiffeisen Bank Albania, as a leading financial institution dedicated to continuous innovation, brings on February 23-24 an event completely dedicated to Cloud technology. "Let's get cloud", a 2-day event happening for the first time in Albania, brought together industry experts, leaders of thinking and enthusiasts of the field to discuss the latest advancements, innovations, benefits and challenges in this field.

Innovation in the banking system is essential in today's technological landscape and the adoption of Cloud technology has proven to be a necessity in the banking industry, providing high efficiency and security.

Cloud technology has revolutionized the way banks do business, and how information is stored and shared, bypassing the use of a physical device and opening a completely new dimension on the Internet. Thanks to the transfer of information to the Cloud there is now possible, a flexible, scalable and cost-effective solution for data storage and processing. Thanks to this technology, Raiffeisen Bank has transformed its operations, offering more secure and efficient services to customers.

The first day of the conference brought together a panel of experts in the field from various industries such as Amazon, Raiffeisen Bank International, and Vodafone Albania as well as representatives from Fintechs, who shared their knowledge and experiences on migration strategy, security, innovation and the future of Cloud technology.

While the second day was dedicated to the "Amazon Web Service Game Day" competition, where professionals from the IT field, students and bank staff had the opportunity to apply to be part of the competition and compete for three winning prizes. The event was a great success and gathered over 600 applicants and over 400 participants.

Mr. Christian Canacaris, CEO of Raiffeisen Bank Albania says: "The banking industry is constantly developing and adapting to new technologies to improve services and meet the growing demands of customers. We believe that technology and innovation are at the forefront of the delivery of exceptional customer experiences. Our mission is to continuously drive innovation and harness the power of technology to transform the way we serve our customers, providing them with secure and cutting-edge banking solutions. We believe that the adoption of this technology will continue to grow in the banking sector and that it will play a key role in the future."

"Digital transformation is changing the way we live and work, and the banking industry is no exception. We are proud to be at the forefront of this transformation and one of the first adapters of Cloud Technology. By organizing such events we aim to support the growth and development of the Cloud technology industry. We also aim to educate and inspire our customers and employees about the opportunities this technology offers and its impact on the financial industry. By embracing Cloud technology, banks can improve their operational efficiency, improve the experience of the customer and stay ahead of the competition. I would like to thank all the participants and speakers who made this event a great success and I look forward to organizing similar events in the future", said Mr. Erion Serti, board member for Operations and Information Technology.

Raiffeisen Bank supports continuous innovation as part of its mission and recognizes the importance of cloud technology in the financial industry, being committed to providing its customers with the latest and most innovative solutions. We would like to thank all the attendees and speakers for their participation in making this event a great success.

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