Bank-to-Cloud VPN: Cost-Saving Options for Integrating AWS with AT&T Netbond
June 17, 2021

Bank-to-Cloud VPN: Cost-Saving Options for Integrating AWS with AT&T Netbond

in Cloud , Fintech , IT Management

One of the first things we evaluate with a new PortX customer is their network access. Most connect via Internet Protocol Security (IPsec) VPN tunnels to an on-premise firewall. However, we recently established a connection for a new customer with AT&T’s Netbond cloud networking solution, which presented our team with exciting new integration alternatives. We’ll […]

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Connecting the “Missing Middle” of Authentication and Authorization with PortX’s Identity and Access Management
June 8, 2021

Connecting the “Missing Middle” of Authentication and Authorization with PortX’s Identity and Access Management

in Cloud , Fintech , IT Management , Open Source

Today, developers have access to a vast number of excellent, hypermodern integration platforms that provide excellent tooling options for developers. However, when we designed PortX, our team went beyond simply curating best-in-class open source solutions for technical users to building a platform that also enables non-technical users. With this reimagined design, business users can accomplish […]

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Ensuring High Availability and Resiliency at Scale for PortX’s Cloud-Native Infrastructure
June 1, 2021

Ensuring High Availability and Resiliency at Scale for PortX’s Cloud-Native Infrastructure

in Cloud , Fintech , IT Management , Open Source

When a node failed in production for one of our biggest clients, it didn’t result in multiple support tickets, hours of manual tracking, or development work to correct the issue. Instead, the system healed itself within seconds of the outage without a single service disruption. To simply say that this was a win for our […]

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Webinar Recap: Enable Innovation with Agile API-Led Integration Architecture
May 27, 2021

Webinar Recap: Enable Innovation with Agile API-Led Integration Architecture

in API Management , Banking Core Integration , Digital Transformation

For banks and credit unions, digital transformation initiatives have a common starting point – the need to deliver faster or integrate a new product or service. Financial services are evolving faster than ever before. To keep up, CTOs, CIOs, and CXOs scramble to speed up innovation, create faster processes, or realize new efficiencies to respond […]

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7 Strategies for the Digital-First Banking CEO
May 20, 2021

7 Strategies for the Digital-First Banking CEO

in Banking Core Integration , Digital Transformation , Fintech

“How do I position myself for the CEO role at my bank (or credit union)?” We get this question a lot from high-ranking executives at community-size financial institutions (FIs) who are in line for this promotion. But banking isn’t what it used to be. It’s not even what it was last year. Our customers are […]

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Six Software Design Principles That Make PortX a Financial-Grade Integration Platform
April 9, 2021

Six Software Design Principles That Make PortX a Financial-Grade Integration Platform

in API Management , Banking Core Integration , Cloud , Fintech , Open Source

The PortX Integration Platform is our integration hosting platform focused on connecting applications for financial services companies of all sizes. PortX is different from your standard run-of-the-mill iPaas in that we purpose-built it as the “integration platform for the rest of us.” What do we mean by that? Developers are a scarce resource that should […]

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Rating and Review: Integrating with Jack Henry’s Symitar Banking Core
April 6, 2021

Rating and Review: Integrating with Jack Henry’s Symitar Banking Core

in Banking Core Integration , Fintech , Tips and Tricks

ModusBox delivers critical integrations for our bank and credit union customers by implementing a flexible API layer to enable the rapid development of new products and services. A key benefit of this approach is banking core independence from vendor-lockin. We have developed many learnings and insights from our experiences integrating with several banking cores. If […]

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8 Product Design Principles for Building Payment Manager and Our Other User-focused FinTech Software
February 18, 2021

8 Product Design Principles for Building Payment Manager and Our Other User-focused FinTech Software

in Banking Core Integration , Fintech , Payment Management

Here, we share eight design principles we have curated through years of building our PortX suite of integration products including Payment Manager, Partner Manager, and Integration Manager. These user-focused solutions scale IT teams and simplify connections to modern payment systems and applications. At ModusBox, we build software that readies financial institutions to keep pace with […]

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Bootstrapping Digital Transformation
January 21, 2021

Bootstrapping Digital Transformation

in Digital Transformation , Enterprise Integration , IT Management , Tips and Tricks

For many of our customers, digital transformation is not only a strategy for success but also for survival. Remaining competitive requires continuous innovation and the ability to launch new digital services quickly and frequently. To accomplish this, IT must provide the business with a flexible application landscape, highly skilled resources, and an operating model that […]

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