Media Alert: Microsoft Demos “Three Screens and a Cloud” Scenario for Banking

BOSTON — Nov. 2, 2009

Where: BAI Retail Delivery Conference & Expo

Microsoft Booth 215

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

415 Summer St.

Boston, MA 02210

What: During the 2009 BAI Retail Delivery Conference & Expo, Microsoft Corp. will demonstrate its “three screens and a cloud” vision as it applies to banking, showcasing how different channels can be seamlessly tied together, in ways such as these:

  • Online — A firsthand look into how today’s banks can integrate intuitive, user-friendly technologies built on Microsoft Silverlight and Windows Presentation Foundation for consumers banking online, creating a highly interactive experience for financial transactions, research and planning.

  • In the branch — An interactive showcase on how banks can use Microsoft Surface in the branch to interact with customers and provide a rich, aggregated view of their entire financial portfolios.

  • Mobile phone — Banks can reach customers even when they’re on the go, through targeted alerts and notifications sent to consumers’ mobile phones via Tellme and Windows® phones.

  • In the cloud — Banks can utilize Microsoft’s cloud-based operating system, Windows Azure, to connect the various platforms and devices in a seamless way and scale up or down depending on customer demand.

News: Microsoft “Millennials and Baby Boomers Banking Channel Preference Survey 2009.” During the event, Microsoft will release the results of a new study on millennials and baby boomers and their channel preferences when interacting with financial institutions.

When: Nov. 3–5, 2009

Who: Colleen Healy, general manager, U.S. Financial Services Group, Microsoft

Marley Gray, industry technology strategist, U.S. Banking Group, Microsoft

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