CLPS Incorporation (Nasdaq: CLPS) (“CLPS” or “the Company”), a leading information technology consulting and solutions service provider focusing on the banking, insurance, and financial sectors in China and globally, today provided an update on its most recent cloud computing research and development efforts.
CLPS has recently upgraded its credit card system product and is currently on its final phase of testing. Through the joint effort of CLPS’s Research Institute and Credit Card Service teams, the essential parts of the system will be migrated to the cloud platform.
Advancements in cloud computing and the application of financial cloud technology have enabled banks to improve their business efficiency, reduce IT costs, innovate their business models, and optimize the customer experience. Cloud computing will be widely utilized within the banking platform moving forward and the migration of banking systems to the cloud platform has become an exciting area of growth within the overall fintech industry.
CLPS’s credit card system product provides a set of end-to-end solutions for banks and online financial institutions. It covers all credit card business processes and functions including application, authorization, account processing, embossing, settlement, risk control, collection, customer service, among other functions and applications. It also enjoys the advantage of fast deployment and easy customization.
CLPS’s cloud-based upgrade utilizes a combination of the legacy host system and open source platforms currently used in an integrated architecture of large-scale banking systems. Functions such as the point management system will be migrated to the cloud platform, and enable real-time processing and international operational support.
After the upgrade, CLPS’s new product platform will leverage the advantages of cloud computing. Combined with the micro-service application, it paves the way to achieve dynamic horizontal and vertical expansions, resulting in improved performance, reliability, utilization of resources, and significantly reduced infrastructure costs. It also improves the display interface, gated launch and other features that enhance the user experience. In addition, the new product platform adopts the Open-API, or Application Program Interface, concept to provide ample APIs to facilitate the connection between channels, merchants and enterprises. The upgrade also includes an integrated monitoring platform that covers comprehensive monitoring and an early warning signal of basic settings and business transactions which allow clients to quickly locate and solve problems.
Ms. Jing Zhao, Vice President of CLPS Research Institute, said, “We are pleased to provide this upgrade to existing and potential customers. Our upgraded credit card system is designed based on micro-service architecture. We gradually migrated the system to the cloud platform to ensure stability of the existing system while completing the upgrade. We also utilize the DevOps system to control the entire product life-cycle which guarantees product quality and improves development, operations and maintenance efficiency.”
Mr. Raymond Lin, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CLPS, commented, “The migration of CLPS’s credit card system product to the cloud platform has attracted notable attention from our clients. Our initial plan is to promote the product to customers based in the Southeast Asia region to help our overseas clients meet the ever changing market demand in the internet age and embrace the advent of cloud computing era. We believe that this upgrade can help enhance customer loyalty, expand our client base and contribute to our financial performance over time.”
Penta Security and R3 Announce Strategic Partnership for Digital Asset Management and MPC Technology
Penta Security and blockchain software firm R3 today announced that they have entered into a global strategic partnership for digital asset management and MPC (Multi-Party Computation) technology, combining Penta Security’s technologies and R3’s extensive enterprise blockchain platform, Corda.
With technology and services playing a critical role in digital asset payment and management aspects, the demand for a safer digital asset and private key management solution is dramatically increasing. The partnership brings together deep skills in MPC, blockchain key management solutions, technology development, and deployment in the finance sector via R3’s enterprise blockchain platform Corda.
As a result, Penta Security is devoted to expanding in the finance industry with its MPC technology which is based on the secret-sharing algorithm, and PALLET, an advanced key management solution for blockchain. Both parties will be heading to achieve goals through various new projects by forming a software enterprise firm, in addition to deploying Penta Security’s MPC technology on R3’s major projects.
Dr. Sim, Chief Technology Officer at Penta Security, said: “There’s no doubt that the private key to successful blockchain deployment is the most important asset. We believe Penta Security’s MPC and digital asset management technology can provide an ideal key protection solution for both blockchain and digital asset key protection. By diversifying our offerings through strategic partnerships, we’re excited to be devoting our expertise in the evolving blockchain scene.”
Cathy Minter, Chief Revenue Officer at R3, said: “The creation of a new market, powered by digital assets, is one of the most exciting promises of blockchain technology. Coupling our Corda platform with Penta Security’s MPC technology will be one step closer to addressing the industry demand for secure digital asset management. We are proud to be partnering with Penta Security to deliver an industry-leading solution and look forward to them achieving continued success in the future.”
SOURCE Penta Security Systems
FiO Fixes Wine, Gaming and Fitness Industry Pain Points
Innovative SaaS platform FiO is expected to release details on how its blockchain-onboarding service solves long-existing problems in wine provenance, online gaming and fitness tracking next week.
FiO merges the latest blockchain technology and GPG encryption with existing ledger software to create easy-to-use decentralized solutions for conventional businesses.
The company’s FiO software boasts a conventional form factor and simple templates to create a painless experience for non-technical users. Only 3 simple onboarding steps are required: user registration, service selection and finally, a connection to their API.
FiO’s “plug & play” technology aims to fix inherent issues that have long plagued traditional industries. For example, with counterfeit wines a multi-billion dollar problem, FiO enables a reliable and immutable traceability platform for wine products as they make their way from the vineyard to the consumer.
Through FiO’s simple blockchain tool, users can create a robust decentralized ledger and shareable digital certification pertaining to a wine’s appellation, winemaker, vintage year and shipping and storage. This enhanced ability to record the production, obtaining and selling of wine should foster greater trust between producers, distributors, resellers and collectors.
In recent years the fitness industry has seen a boom in wearable, biometric devices that track the end-user’s fitness regime and health vitals. FiO allows fitness gyms to integrate AI-enhanced features without compromising customer privacy. Gym users can consolidate their health and fitness training data from wearables, equipment and even medical service providers in one location, import token economy items and connect with social fitness influencers and networks.
The gaming industry, currently worth $150 billion per year, is predicted to double in value by 2022, with an increasing demand for B2B game development solutions that build and manage in-game item economies.
Until now, players could only trade and sell their virtual items directly or on third-party websites, with little protection against fraud, hacking and theft.
With FiO, game developers can now facilitate the easy and secure transfer of in-game items and rewards between players through their existing wallets. This increased functionality and fungibility of gaming rewards through blockchain will likely attract new players to the industry.
FiO made it clear that its platform is highly flexible and its benefits can be applied to nearly any conventional businesses. The company, currently in its final fundraising round, welcomes interested parties to get in touch.
Crypto Earn: Now Earn 8% p.a. on EOS Deposits
Crypto.com, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced today that it has added EOS to Crypto Earn, allowing users to enjoy up to 8% p.a. on their deposits.
In addition to having EOS available in Crypto Earn, deposit and withdrawal of EOS is also enabled on the Crypto.com App.
EOS.IO is a free, open-source blockchain software protocol that provides developers and entrepreneurs with a platform on which to build, deploy and run high-performing blockchain applications. It is currently supporting over 260 projects.
Crypto Earn now supports 16 coins including BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP, BNB, TUSD, PAX, USDC, MCO, BAT, LINK, CRO, MKR, DAI, PAXG with the addition of EOS. Interest is paid out weekly in the coin deposited with flexible, 1-month or 3-month terms available. Users earn more by staking at least 500 MCO.
Note: For the U.S. users, both deposit and withdrawal of EOS and Crypto Earn deposit in EOS are initially available in 38 states: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
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