Bank of Santa Barbara has selected the Premier bank platform from Fiserv to provide an enterprise-wide technology solution.

The Bank of Santa Barbara chose the Premier bank platform and outsourced account processing services from Fiserv, as well as the organization’s mobile banking, internet banking, risk management, EFT, electronic bill payment, and branch and merchant source capture solutions.

Fiserv claimed that its platform has the ability to complete a higher volume of electronic transactions, with internal controls to manage risks associated with electronic banking.

The bank’s new partnership with Fiserv is expected to deliver comprehensive integrated solutions, including account processing, electronic banking and bill pay.

Ralph Wiita, executive vice president and CFO at Bank of Santa Barbara, said: These leading edge products will help us compete in a very sophisticated and technologically oriented market. There is a continuing demand from our clients for technology-driven products. Fiserv’s broad product offerings enable us to go head-to-head with our competition.

Through technology, we are equipping ourselves to be more responsive to the ‘high-touch’ demands of our marketplace. Our partnership with Fiserv means that we can deliver state-of-the-art banking practices to our market without investing in bricks and mortar.