Temenos, a provider of banking software solutions, and Capgemini, Financial Services USA, a global business unit of Capgemini, have entered into a strategic alliance to enhance the global sales, service and delivery capabilities for Temenos core banking solutions with complete front- to-back office support.

The new alliance combines Capgemini’s financial services domain expertise in systems integration and management consulting with Temenos’ products, methodologies and tools to provide existing and prospective clients with a comprehensive global delivery platform.

The alliance will allow Temenos to leverage Capgemini’s data migration, testing and project management expertise to support Temenos’ existing client base. The relationship will also utilize Capgemini’s global infrastructure capabilities to benefit new Temenos clients through local market insight, domain knowledge and comprehensive services for Temenos implementations.

Over the next three years, Temenos and Capgemini aim to have more than 300 Temenos subject matter experts operating out of Model Bank Centers of Excellence around the globe.

Aiman Ezzat, CEO of Capgemini’s financial services global business unit, said: “This relationship gives clients confidence in a consistent methodology, implemented by Temenos specialists and certified Capgemini professionals. Working together, we will help to significantly mitigate project risk whilst delivering certainty and quality to clients.”

Andreas Andreades, CEO of Temenos, said: “Given Capgemini’s global reach, rich domain expertise and international standing, this partnership is extremely important for Temenos as it helps us develop sales opportunities and offer clients superior business management and project delivery skills.”