Athens, October 5, 2021 – INTRASOFT International, the global ICT company, is the first IT company in Greece to become a member of BIAN, the Banking Industry Architecture Network.

BIAN is a not-for-profit ecosystem, formed by leading banks, technology providers, FinTechs, consultants and academics from all over the world. The organization aims to establish and promote a common revolutionary banking technology framework that standardizes and simplifies the overall banking architecture. BIAN promotes collaboration amongst its members to encourage the development of initiatives that will transform the future of the industry.

Being a member of BIAN Association fully captures INTRASOFT’s culture of continuously evolving and expanding its services portfolio to fully meet and exceed its clients’ expectations within the Banking sector. This new partnership will give INTRASOFT the opportunity to actively shape the next generation of banking IT standards, on a global level.

INTRASOFT International along with other BIAN’s members (Financial Institutions, Software vendors and Technology partners from around the globe) will be collaborating and exchanging views on the latest IT technologies and trends, under the common goal of shaping BIAN Association’s standards and paving the way for the new era of Banking software.

Mr. Alexandros Manos, Managing Director of INTRASOFT International commented: “We are delighted to be the first IT company in Greece to become a member of this agile, prestigious and vibrant organization. Joining BIAN Association is proof of our commitment towards innovation and a reward for our vast experience in designing state-of-art digital solutions and services for the Banking sector. We look forward to collaborating closely with the BIAN’s community towards the common goal of building a global banking architecture for the industry.”

Mr. Hans Tesselaar, Executive Director of BIAN, commented: “We’re excited to welcome INTRASOFT to our growing organization. As the financial services sector navigates the new normal and what the customer of the future will need, it has never been more important to innovate. We look forward to welcoming and introducing INTRASOFT to our members to do just this, making the most of their exceptional skills and passion for the industry.”

About INTRASOFT International:

INTRASOFT International is a leading European IT solutions and services group with a strong international presence, offering innovative and added-value solutions of the highest quality to a wide range of international and national public and private organisations. The company employs more than 2,200 highly skilled professionals, representing over 50 different nationalities and mastering more than 30 languages. With headquarters in Luxembourg, INTRASOFT International operates through its operational branches, subsidiaries and offices in 13 countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Jordan, Kenya, Luxembourg, Romania, RSA, UK, UAE and USA. More than 500 organisations in over 70 countries worldwide (Institutions and Agencies of the European Union, National Government Organizations, Public Agencies, Financial Institutions, Telecommunication Organizations, and Private Enterprises) have chosen the company’s services and solutions to fulfil their business needs.

About BIAN

Established in 2008, the Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN) is an independent, member owned, not-for-profit association, designed to build and promote a common architectural framework for banking interoperability issues. BIAN’s goal is to define operability and semantic definitions for IT services in the banking industry.

The community of over 80 members focuses on creating a standard semantic banking services landscape, while ensuring consistent service definitions, levels of detail and boundaries. This will help banks to achieve a reduction of integration costs and take advantage of a service-oriented architecture.

Financial institutions, software vendors, and system integrators, along with technology partners, are invited to join the association and play a collaborative role with other industry leaders in defining, building, and implementing next-generation banking platforms.