Financial Services Industry Leaders Gather to Connect, Stay Informed and Get Inspired at Connections 2014
D+H Client Conference Draws Record Attendance
LAKE MARY, FL, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - DH Corporation (TSX: DH) (the "Company") today announced that more than 2,000 financial services industry leaders have gathered at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Florida for Connections 2014, D+H's premier client conference. As a leading financial technologies provider, D+H's lending, core, channel, payment and optimization solutions power approximately 7,000 financial institutions in the United States and Canada. The conference allows D+H clients to connect and exchange new concepts with peers, and to hear from industry thought leaders and visionaries.
D+H CEO Gerrard Schmid kicked off the event by discussing industry trends and providing insight into his vision for the future. "As your partner, we are focused on connecting with you to understand your challenges, which is why we take great pride in hosting this event," said Schmid. "The shifting landscape in banking and technology requires banks, credit unions, regulators and their FinTech providers to work more closely than ever. The challenges are daunting, but the opportunity to leverage these challenges to innovate are all the more exciting."
This year's conference marks a first for gathering Compushare, Mortgagebot and Harland Financial Solutions clients together under the D+H brand and was hosted on the heels of the one-year anniversary of D+H's acquisition of Harland Financial Solutions. In addition to bringing together the Company's unified client base of banks, credit unions, mortgage lending and equipment financing clients, the event also hosts a variety of strategic alliance partners, industry research and consulting firms and members of the financial trade press.
"Connections 2014 presents us with the opportunity to gather with our clients and other industry thought leaders to tackle the issues and opportunities facing our industry, educate them on the solutions we provide, learn about the best practices they have in place, and share our innovative ideas for the future," said Bill Neville, president of D+H in the U.S.
With nearly 250 sessions to choose from, Connections delivers a wide variety of educational opportunities for clients. It also serves as a valuable networking event, giving clients exposure to D+H staff and executive leadership, as well as peers with whom they can exchange best practice concepts. Additionally, in Innovations Station, the Company showcases its comprehensive solution offering, providing clients with a complete view of which software options they might want to consider adding to their enterprise.
Among the many innovations showcased at Connections 2014, the company is highlighting a major cloud technology initiative that integrates its industry-leading lending, core and channel solutions with its Compushare C3 cloud computing platform.
To demonstrate the power of combining these advanced offerings, D+H built a simulated financial institution branch in the middle of the exhibit space at the event. The Company's solutions are demonstrated at this branch "in the cloud" on a variety of hardware devices, including Microsoft® Windows®-based PCs and Surface tablets, Apple MacBook® computers, Apple iPad® mobile digital devices, and IGEL® lean clients. Every device is demonstrated running full versions of D+H's most popular solutions, including LaserPro®, UltraData® Enterprise FSP, and PhoenixEFE® Core.
"D+H has offered the financial industry's first and only true compliant cloud-based computing platform since launching Compushare C3 in 2010," said Scott Hansen, senior vice president of marketing, D+H. "Now, with the Company's expanded suite of solutions running in the cloud on our Compushare C3 platform, we're changing the way our clients deal with technology, mobility, disaster recovery and IT compliance."
D+H is a leading provider of secure and reliable technology solutions to domestic and global financial institutions with a reputation for being a trusted partner that helps clients build deeper, more profitable relationships with their customers based on rich industry and market insight, and consumer knowledge. Today, approximately 7,000 banks, specialty lenders, community banks and credit unions rely on D+H to deliver solutions across three broad service areas: Banking Technology Solutions, Lending Solutions, and Payments Solutions. Our integrated, compliant technology solutions enable clients to grow, compete, and optimize their operations, while our forward looking approach helps them stay ahead of the market and anticipate changing consumer needs. D+H is one of the world's top FinTech companies as measured on the FinTech 100 list.
DH Corporation is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol DH. Further information can be found at www.dhltd.com and in the disclosure documents filed by DH Corporation with the securities regulatory authorities at www.sedar.com.
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