The bank already uses Google Cloud for big data analytics and machine learning, Oracle Cloud for ERP and financials, Microsoft Azure for things like Dynamics 365 CRM; and Amazon Web Services to develop and run certain applications. "We see a role to play for each of the major cloud providers," Knott adds.
The bank uses MuleSoft for API management, on-premise for now. "MuleSoft runs in two modes, on-premise and cloud and ours right now is an on-premise deployment," he says. Why did HSBC pick MuleSoft?
"They are offering good API management facilities across both both deployment models because we knew we would start on-premise and move to cloud over time," Knott explains.
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