A Window on the Future of the ATM

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A report from Celent discusses the significant impact the roll-out of the Windows operating system has had on the global ATM industry and the way banks are looking to use these terminals in their distribution mix. In the US and Europe, 38 percent and 60 percent of banks, respectively, are using Windows technology
According to a report from US consultancy Celent looking at the evolving ATM channel, the rapid growth and evolution of the personal computer (PC) industry over the past several decades is a good metaphor for the future of the ATM market. Read more…

European Carriers Stake Future on Web Hosting

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From a shortlist of three blue chip IT players, European competitive local exchange carrier Colt is expected to announce a global partnership for web hosting, whereby the management of business websites is outsourced in purpose built data centres,by mid May. Of GBP725 million raised by Colt in March, GBP155 million will be invested in projects related to web hosting in the next 14 months, say sources at the company. Dell is thought by analysts to be the most likely partner for Colt as the IT company has fewer links with telecommunications carriers than others IT players. Morgan Stanley Dean Witter estimates that GBP529 million will be generated from web hosting by Colt by 2004 (see table on page seven). Read more…