Bahrain Development Bank adopts AWS cloud technologies as the foundation for its digital transformation

Bahrain Development Bank (BDB) announced that it has successfully migrated its website (bdb-bh.com) to Amazon Web Services (AWS) using a fully Serverless model. This comes as BDB embarks on a cloud adoption journey to transform its entire business to create efficiencies, innovate faster, and better serve customers.

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AWS Professional Services, along with AWS Consulting Partner Infonas WLL, are supporting the migration efforts to the AWS Cloud.

Bahrain Development Bank (BDB) commenced its operations in 1992, as a specialist bank focusing on financing and development of small and medium businesses, to encourage and support entrepreneurship in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Khalid Al Rumaihi, Chairman, Bahrain Development Bank, said, “The Kingdom’s Cloud First policy and the Central Bank of Bahrain’s progressive banking regulations are providing the local financial sector with the opportunity to fully leverage new technologies in order to innovate for their customers. Today, the financial services industry all over the world is being disrupted and, by embracing the cloud, BDB is able to navigate this disruption to deliver new functionalities and services quickly, securely, and at significantly lower costs.”

Infonas specializes in architecting secure and highly resilient solutions on the AWS Cloud, supporting customers in their cloud journey with a focus on cloud-native and serverless technologies. Ali Khalil, Chief Information Officer at Infonas said, “BDB is leading the GCC’s financial institutions through their adoption of Serverless Architecture. The serverless model enables businesses to build modern websites and applications with increased agility and lower total cost of ownership. This enables organizations to focus their resources on building products and services for customers rather than having to worry about operating and maintaining servers. We look forward to continuing to support BDB’s cloud journey and enabling them to leverage maximum benefits from the AWS Cloud. "

Last Updated: 09 Jun 2021

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