KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB) is the first organisation in Southeast Asia to enhance its portfolio of enterprise solutions with VMware Cloud on AWS.
In a statement today, enterprise software innovator VMware Inc said that armed with these new capabilities, UOB will use VMware Cloud on AWS to support its digital innovation journey as it fast-tracks innovation and application development in today's digital era.
Jointly engineered by VMware and AWS in compliance with UOB's strict security requirements, the platform enables applications deployed in this environment to benefit from robust disaster protection and optimised access to AWS's wide range of services.
UOB head of group shared infrastructure services, group technology and operations Adhunik Chug said as the bank continues to develop and implement services and solutions to enhance its customers' banking experiences, it is important that it has the capability to be agile without compromising on security.
Meanwhile, VMware Southeast Asia and Korea vice president and managing director Sanjay K. Deshmukh said UOB joins a fast-growing global community of customers migrating VMware-based workloads to the cloud.
"We are confident and committed to support UOB's digital innovation drive," he said.
Chug said VMware Cloud on AWS enables UOB to build its innovation platform on the cloud while maintaining robust security standards.
"We are pleased to be the first company in Southeast Asia to use this integrated solution to power our innovation drive," Chug said.