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Backbase opens second Global Development Center in Hyderabad, India

By Edil Corneille

January 21, 2021

  • Backbase
  • India

Backbase, Banking, India, technology, API, architectureBackbase, an engagement banking platform provider, today announced the opening of its Global Development Center (BDC) in Hyderabad, India. As Backbase’s second BDC worldwide, the facility’s infrastructure and access to talent as well as its partner ecosystem will enable Backbase to better deliver end-to-end services for mobile and web development on the Backbase Engagement Banking Platform, with the goal of helping banks globally grow and scale.

Aiming to be a hub for digital and technology talent, the new BDC together with the Krakow hub is expected to hire more than 350 employees globally by the second half of 2021, creating jobs in high-demand roles. The facility enables Backbase to deliver value to banks and financial institutions across the world, significantly shortening implementation processes and accelerating time to market.

Coupled with access to Backbase’s wealth of expertise and knowledge, regional and global customers will be able to leverage the latest platform enhancements, including ongoing upgrades and new product releases. These will empower them to generate revenue from digital channels and drive profitability, while engaging customers with greater speed, velocity, and scale.

CEO for Backbase, Jouk Pleiter said, “The launch of our second Global Development Center underscores our commitment to transforming the global banking system and drive the success of our customers. This investment into extending our physical presence will allow us to better understand the changing needs of our customers around the world. This will also enable us to take the development of our Backbase Engagement Banking Platform even further while delivering the same consistent experience and best practices that our customers expect from us.”

Jeroen Brusker, Senior Vice President, Global Customer Success, Backbase said, “Through the extension of our infrastructure and the growth of our partner ecosystem globally, the Hyderabad BDC is part of our commitment to building long-term relationships with our customers. By providing them uninterrupted remote access to high caliber talent and support, we are helping to unburden our customers, de-risking their business strategies and allowing them to focus on what they do best – driving profitability and revenue while providing innovative banking solutions. This will in turn empower banks to better engage with customers and ultimately become the bank that people love.”

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