Alibaba Cloud Best Practices for Financial Services

Alibaba Cloud’s robust infrastructure and best practices enable your financial services business to translate its deep industry know-how into success

Trust Building

Safeguard your business on the cloud with
our industry-leading, risk-driven security solutions such as ZOLOZ Real ID for eKYC that meets all control requirements, and our region-specific security financial consulting services that apply best practices and expertise based on our engagements in China and worldwide

Cloud Resilience

Ensure business continuity and stay resilient
with Alibaba Cloud’s highly available global
cloud infrastructure
and cost efficient
Hybrid Backup Recovery solution that perfectly
supports a deployment model of three data centers in two cities

Financial Industry Best Practices

Utilize world-class financial solutions in collaboration with Ant Groupsuch as mPaaS, ZOLOZ Smart AML, and ApsaraDB for Oceanbase, and partners such as Hi Sun that have deep industry know-how, together with our financial SaaS pilot product CloudQuotation, and China Gateway program for fast access to the Chinese market

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A Roadmap to Financial Transformation with Alibaba Cloud

Digital Onboarding and Servicing
Agility at Core
Trusted Data-Driven Decision-Making
Robust and Elastic Infrastructure
Secure and Compliant Foundation
Digital Onboarding and Servicing

Ensure a digital onboarding experience for financial customers on mobile devices and websites empowered by the mobile development platform, eKYC technologies, and AI-based customer services

ZOLOZ Real ID

Verifies customer accounts with a world-leading, proprietary, anti-spoofing algorithm for authentication

mPaaS

Builds stable and high-quality mobile apps efficiently with lowered technical barriers and R&D costs

mPaaS Mini Program

Supports easy mini programs development, fast release with optimized package size and on-demand iterations, and cross-platform deployment with native performance

A+ Wallet platform

Provides financial services from mobile device to users and enables merchants to manage payment and promotional campaigns

mPaas Message Push Service

Delivers various types of message through self-built or vendors' push channels and pushes them through Alibaba Cloud console or APIs

Mobile Testing

Enhances market competitiveness and reduces user churn by finding hidden risks in apps with popular models and 24/7 service

mPaaS Video Service Centre

Establishes innovative business models on a remote video-based sales and service platform to provide secure and scalable services with full recording and tracebility

Intelligent Robot

Enables smart dialog (based on natural language processing) through a range of dialogue-enabling clients

Direct Mail

Sends transactional email notifications and batch email quickly and efficiently

Short Message Service

Reaches customers with user-friendly, efficient, and intelligent communication capabilities

Premium DingTalk

Customizes, integrates, and secures your mobile workspace

Agility at Core

Provide cloud-native solutions to help Financial Institutions (FIs) migrate their core business systems to the cloud

End-to-End Cloud-Native Application Management

Enables efficient, secure, and transparent management for CloudOps, DevOps, SecOps, AIOps, and FinOps

Alibaba Cloud Container Service for Kubernetes

Ensures high efficiency for enterprises by running containerized applications on the cloud

Alibaba Cloud Service Mesh

Provides consistent traffic shaping, security, and observability for microservice applications in heterogeneous environments

Application Real-Time Monitoring Service

Developsreal-time business monitoring capabilities using the frontend monitoring, application monitoring, and custom monitoring features

Log Service

Supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs, and improves the capacity of processing and analyzing large amounts of logs

Function Compute

Provides secure and stable, elastically scaled, O&M-free, pay-as-you-go, serverless computing service

Serverless Workflow

Provides visualization, O&M-free orchestration, and coordination of stateful application scenarios

EventBridge

Connects to Alibaba Cloud services, custom applications, and SaaS applications as a centralized hub

Message Queue for RabbitMQ

Prevents issues such as message accumulation and split-brain that occur in open source RabbitMQ and decrease the stability of your business

SOFAStack

Builds a financial-grade cloud-native architecture application platform with full-stack solutions for financial services and applications

ApsaraDB for OceanBase

Builds financial-grade databases with a distributed architecture to achieve reliability and data consistency at 1/3 of the cost of other commercial databases

PolarDB

Provides the performance and availability of traditional enterprise databases and the flexibility and cost-effectiveness of open-source databases

Trusted Data-Driven Decision-Making

Combine the big data platform, AI platform, and risk management to fulfill trusted data-driven decisions

CloudQuotation

Delivers stable, premium access service to quotation data with ultra-low latency

mPaaS Mobile Analysis Service

Helps you make informed decisions on products, operations, and promotion campaigns by analyzing the data from client traffic, performance, and user behaviors

mPaaS Mobile Content Delivery

Achieves customer retention, service promotion, and business growth by supporting personalize advertising for target groups and accurately reaching users in time

ZOLOZ Smart AML

Keeps you in pace with the legislative and regulatory changes on AML leveraging the technology and best practice from a wallet with 80,000,000+ global customers

Privacy-Preseving Computation Platform

Brings out the value of data by integrating and sharing data on a trusted basis whilst protecting personal privacy and data security

Artificial Intelligence Service for Conversational Chatbots

Helps enterprises build AI-powered, human-like, conversational, multilingual chatbots over omnichannel

Intelligent Speech Interaction

Enables your products to listen, understand, and converse with users in different languages in an immersive human-computer interaction experience

Machine Learning Platform for AI

Provides various machine learning algorithms to meet your data mining and analysis requirements

DataWorks

Provides professional, efficient, secure, and reliable big data development and governance services based on big data compute engines

Realtime Compute for Apache Flink

Offers a highly integrated platform for real-time data processing to optimizes the computing of Apache Flink

MaxCompute

Conducts secure and cost-effective large-scale data warehousing that supports various data importing solutions and distributed computing models

Hologres

Analyzes and processes PB-scale data with high concurrency and low latency

Blockchain as a Service

Provides secure, stable, easy-to-use, and open blockchain cloud services to build an Internet featuring mutual trust and efficient collaboration

Robust and Elastic Infrastructure

Provide a secure cloud-computing environment and a stable cloud infrastructure for global users

Cloud Adoption Framework

Provides comprehensive guidance for enterprises to plan, execute, and optimize the cloud adoption process

Elastic Compute Service

Provides fast memory and the latest CPUs to help you to power your cloud applications and achieve faster results with low latency

ECS Bare Metal Instance

Enables you to retain the elasticity capability of common ECS while delivering the same user experience as physical servers

Elastic GPU Service:

Provides GPU-based computing service ideal for scenarios such as deep learning, video processing, scientific computing, and visualization

Dedicated Host

Offers flexible and compliant deployment options to grant enterprise users more control over their cloud infrastructure

Global Accelerator

Provides network acceleration service for your Internet-facing application globally with guaranteed bandwidth and high reliability

Cloud Enterprise Network

Creates a network with enterprise level-scalability and the communication capabilities of a cloud network

Object Storage Service (OSS)

Stores and protects any amount of data with industry-leading scalability, durability and performance

Block Storage

Provides block-level data storage attached to ECS instances to achieve high performance, low latency, and high reliability

Alibaba Cloud Zstack

Provides a next-generation open-source hybrid cloud solution designed for intelligent data centers

Alibaba Cloud Apsara Stack

Provides a wide range of cloud services on a secure, stable, open, intelligent full stack cloud

Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG)

Achieves carbon neutrality in collaboration with merchants and consumers by slashing 1.5 gigatons of carbon emissions by 2035

Secure and Compliant Foundation

Provide a secure and compliant cloud-computing environment for global FSI users

Managed Security Service

Identifies vulnerabilities and improves security management of the online business systems with a fully managed security service

Cloud Firewall

Centrally manages the policies that control the traffic from the Internet to your businesses

Data Encryption Service

Allows you to access tamper-resistant HSM instances in your Alibaba Cloud VPC in an exclusive and single-tenant manner to protect your keys

Security Center

Identifies, analyzes, and notifies you of security threats in real time

Penetration Test

Identifies risks in your business process in advance by simulating full-scale, in-depth attacks to test your system security

Key Management Service

Provides secure and compliant key management and cryptography services to help you encrypt and protect sensitive data assets

mPaaS Mobile Security Armor

Provides stable, simple and effective security protection for mobile apps against hacking and malicious attacks with hotfix for online version update

Sensitive Data Discovery and Protection

Helps you meet compliance requirements specified in General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and personal information protection with an all-in-one data security solution

Web Application Firewall

Protects your websites and web servers based on the intelligent computing capabilities of Alibaba Cloud Security

Anti-DDoS

Intelligently defends against sophisticated DDoS attacks, reduce business loss risks, and mitigate potential security threats

Compliance Repository

Introduces a comprehensive range of certifications, worldwide attestation reports, and our commitment to data protection

Cloud Config

Tracks and audits configurations of your Alibaba Cloud resources to help you achieve the compliance of resource configurations

Security Compliance Service

Helps you meet security compliance requirements in different countries and regions

Alibaba Cloud Security Whitepaper

Introduces the public cloud security system of Alibaba Cloud, specifically for Alibaba Cloud’s security capabilities and offerings for regions outside of Mainland China

Data Security and Privacy Protection Whitepaper

Explains how Alibaba Cloud achieves systematic data security and privacy protection and builds trust with global users

Secure Tertiary Data Backup ("STDB") Whitepaper

Provides guidance on how to safeguard business by complying with technical requirements in the STDB guideline

Digital Onboarding and Servicing
Digital Onboarding and Servicing

Ensure a digital onboarding experience for financial customers on mobile devices and websites empowered by the mobile development platform, eKYC technologies, and AI-based customer services

ZOLOZ Real ID

Verifies customer accounts with a world-leading, proprietary, anti-spoofing algorithm for authentication

mPaaS

Builds stable and high-quality mobile apps efficiently with lowered technical barriers and R&D costs

mPaaS Mini Program

Supports easy mini programs development, fast release with optimized package size and on-demand iterations, and cross-platform deployment with native performance

A+ Wallet platform

Provides financial services from mobile device to users and enables merchants to manage payment and promotional campaigns

mPaas Message Push Service

Delivers various types of message through self-built or vendors' push channels and pushes them through Alibaba Cloud console or APIs

Mobile Testing

Enhances market competitiveness and reduces user churn by finding hidden risks in apps with popular models and 24/7 service

mPaaS Video Service Centre

Establishes innovative business models on a remote video-based sales and service platform to provide secure and scalable services with full recording and tracebility

Intelligent Robot

Enables smart dialog (based on natural language processing) through a range of dialogue-enabling clients

Direct Mail

Sends transactional email notifications and batch email quickly and efficiently

Short Message Service

Reaches customers with user-friendly, efficient, and intelligent communication capabilities

Premium DingTalk

Customizes, integrates, and secures your mobile workspace

Agility at Core
Agility at Core

Provide cloud-native solutions to help Financial Institutions (FIs) migrate their core business systems to the cloud

End-to-End Cloud-Native Application Management

Enables efficient, secure, and transparent management for CloudOps, DevOps, SecOps, AIOps, and FinOps

Alibaba Cloud Container Service for Kubernetes

Ensures high efficiency for enterprises by running containerized applications on the cloud

Alibaba Cloud Service Mesh

Provides consistent traffic shaping, security, and observability for microservice applications in heterogeneous environments

Application Real-Time Monitoring Service

Developsreal-time business monitoring capabilities using the frontend monitoring, application monitoring, and custom monitoring features

Log Service

Supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs, and improves the capacity of processing and analyzing large amounts of logs

Function Compute

Provides secure and stable, elastically scaled, O&M-free, pay-as-you-go, serverless computing service

Serverless Workflow

Provides visualization, O&M-free orchestration, and coordination of stateful application scenarios

EventBridge

Connects to Alibaba Cloud services, custom applications, and SaaS applications as a centralized hub

Message Queue for RabbitMQ

Prevents issues such as message accumulation and split-brain that occur in open source RabbitMQ and decrease the stability of your business

SOFAStack

Builds a financial-grade cloud-native architecture application platform with full-stack solutions for financial services and applications

ApsaraDB for OceanBase

Builds financial-grade databases with a distributed architecture to achieve reliability and data consistency at 1/3 of the cost of other commercial databases

PolarDB

Provides the performance and availability of traditional enterprise databases and the flexibility and cost-effectiveness of open-source databases

Trusted Data-Driven Decision-Making
Trusted Data-Driven Decision-Making

Combine the big data platform, AI platform, and risk management to fulfill trusted data-driven decisions

CloudQuotation

Delivers stable, premium access service to quotation data with ultra-low latency

mPaaS Mobile Analysis Service

Helps you make informed decisions on products, operations, and promotion campaigns by analyzing the data from client traffic, performance, and user behaviors

mPaaS Mobile Content Delivery

Achieves customer retention, service promotion, and business growth by supporting personalize advertising for target groups and accurately reaching users in time

ZOLOZ Smart AML

Keeps you in pace with the legislative and regulatory changes on AML leveraging the technology and best practice from a wallet with 80,000,000+ global customers

Privacy-Preseving Computation Platform

Brings out the value of data by integrating and sharing data on a trusted basis whilst protecting personal privacy and data security

Artificial Intelligence Service for Conversational Chatbots

Helps enterprises build AI-powered, human-like, conversational, multilingual chatbots over omnichannel

Intelligent Speech Interaction

Enables your products to listen, understand, and converse with users in different languages in an immersive human-computer interaction experience

Machine Learning Platform for AI

Provides various machine learning algorithms to meet your data mining and analysis requirements

DataWorks

Provides professional, efficient, secure, and reliable big data development and governance services based on big data compute engines

Realtime Compute for Apache Flink

Offers a highly integrated platform for real-time data processing to optimizes the computing of Apache Flink

MaxCompute

Conducts secure and cost-effective large-scale data warehousing that supports various data importing solutions and distributed computing models

Hologres

Analyzes and processes PB-scale data with high concurrency and low latency

Blockchain as a Service

Provides secure, stable, easy-to-use, and open blockchain cloud services to build an Internet featuring mutual trust and efficient collaboration

Robust and Elastic Infrastructure
Robust and Elastic Infrastructure

Provide a secure cloud-computing environment and a stable cloud infrastructure for global users

Cloud Adoption Framework

Provides comprehensive guidance for enterprises to plan, execute, and optimize the cloud adoption process

Elastic Compute Service

Provides fast memory and the latest CPUs to help you to power your cloud applications and achieve faster results with low latency

ECS Bare Metal Instance

Enables you to retain the elasticity capability of common ECS while delivering the same user experience as physical servers

Elastic GPU Service:

Provides GPU-based computing service ideal for scenarios such as deep learning, video processing, scientific computing, and visualization

Dedicated Host

Offers flexible and compliant deployment options to grant enterprise users more control over their cloud infrastructure

Global Accelerator

Provides network acceleration service for your Internet-facing application globally with guaranteed bandwidth and high reliability

Cloud Enterprise Network

Creates a network with enterprise level-scalability and the communication capabilities of a cloud network

Object Storage Service (OSS)

Stores and protects any amount of data with industry-leading scalability, durability and performance

Block Storage

Provides block-level data storage attached to ECS instances to achieve high performance, low latency, and high reliability

Alibaba Cloud Zstack

Provides a next-generation open-source hybrid cloud solution designed for intelligent data centers

Alibaba Cloud Apsara Stack

Provides a wide range of cloud services on a secure, stable, open, intelligent full stack cloud

Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG)

Achieves carbon neutrality in collaboration with merchants and consumers by slashing 1.5 gigatons of carbon emissions by 2035

Secure and Compliant Foundation
Secure and Compliant Foundation

Provide a secure and compliant cloud-computing environment for global FSI users

Managed Security Service

Identifies vulnerabilities and improves security management of the online business systems with a fully managed security service

Cloud Firewall

Centrally manages the policies that control the traffic from the Internet to your businesses

Data Encryption Service

Allows you to access tamper-resistant HSM instances in your Alibaba Cloud VPC in an exclusive and single-tenant manner to protect your keys

Security Center

Identifies, analyzes, and notifies you of security threats in real time

Penetration Test

Identifies risks in your business process in advance by simulating full-scale, in-depth attacks to test your system security

Key Management Service

Provides secure and compliant key management and cryptography services to help you encrypt and protect sensitive data assets

mPaaS Mobile Security Armor

Provides stable, simple and effective security protection for mobile apps against hacking and malicious attacks with hotfix for online version update

Sensitive Data Discovery and Protection

Helps you meet compliance requirements specified in General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and personal information protection with an all-in-one data security solution

Web Application Firewall

Protects your websites and web servers based on the intelligent computing capabilities of Alibaba Cloud Security

Anti-DDoS

Intelligently defends against sophisticated DDoS attacks, reduce business loss risks, and mitigate potential security threats

Compliance Repository

Introduces a comprehensive range of certifications, worldwide attestation reports, and our commitment to data protection

Cloud Config

Tracks and audits configurations of your Alibaba Cloud resources to help you achieve the compliance of resource configurations

Security Compliance Service

Helps you meet security compliance requirements in different countries and regions

Alibaba Cloud Security Whitepaper

Introduces the public cloud security system of Alibaba Cloud, specifically for Alibaba Cloud’s security capabilities and offerings for regions outside of Mainland China

Data Security and Privacy Protection Whitepaper

Explains how Alibaba Cloud achieves systematic data security and privacy protection and builds trust with global users

Secure Tertiary Data Backup ("STDB") Whitepaper

Provides guidance on how to safeguard business by complying with technical requirements in the STDB guideline

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FinTech

FinTech

FinTech Companies are disrupting traditional players thanks to the adoption of technology. Alibaba Cloud provides highly available and cost-effective cloud services, allowing FinTech companies to more efficiently manage their systems and focus more on their core business operations.

SOLUTIONS
FinTech on Cloud

This solution enables FinTech companies to run workloads on the cloud, bringing greater customer satisfaction with lower latency and higher scalability.

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Database for FinTech

Alibaba Cloud’s comprehensive database solutions can help FinTech organizations migrate databases from on-premises to more cost-effective, more efficient, and more flexible cloud-native databases with enterprise-grade security.

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Secure Content Delivery Solution

This solution accelerates static and dynamic web content with a full range of edge security functions, such as DDoS mitigation, WAF, Bot Manager, and precise access control.

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CUSTOMERS

Banking

Banking

By leveraging the experience of Ant Financial, Alibaba Cloud provides rich products and services to help banks succeed in their digital transformation.

SOLUTIONS
Hi Sun Banking Suite on Alibaba Cloud

Embrace digital banking with an all-in-one banking system solution

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Digital Credit Lending

This built-in AI solution allows Financial Institutions (FIs) to dynamically develop, train, and deploy credit risk and fraud risk models to decide digital lending applications in real-time and control risks.

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End-To-End Enterprise Security

Alibaba Cloud is committed to safeguarding the cloud security for every business. You can quickly establish robust end-to-end protection for new or migrated applications.

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Capital Market

Capital Market

With high-speed networks available globally, Alibaba Cloud's world-class infrastructure helps trading platforms execute orders and make decisions quickly and securely.

SOLUTIONS
Forex

Alibaba Cloud provides the necessary compliance, security, resilience and scalability capabilities needed for Forex companies to operate effectively on a global scale.

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CloudQuotation

CloudQuotation helps provide market data services including stock, futures, derivatives, and index trading data in the cloud, at a low cost.

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End-To-End Enterprise Security

Alibaba Cloud is committed to safeguarding the cloud security for every business. You can quickly establish robust end-to-end protection for new or migrated applications.

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CUSTOMERS

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Regulatory Compliance for Financial Industry

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Compliance for Different Regions

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Windsor Brokers is a global Forex and CFD trading investment firm with roots dating back to 1988. The Company offers a powerful suite of trading platforms, allowing clients to trade over 45 different currency pairs, as well as gold, oil, soft commodities, and various shares, among other things.
Exness, a leader in the world of fintech is proud to partner with Alibaba Cloud - a like-minded company with a passion for excellence. The Exness Group was founded in the area of finance and information technology in 2008. By the middle of 2014, the monthly trading volume of Exness Group’s clients amounted to more than 180 billion USD, and the number of trading accounts opened each month by traders around the world exceeded 15,000.