Meanwhile, payments in real time have to support all possible payment types – including P2P, B2B, B2C and C2B. This also expands the complexity and the additional technological levels which have to be supported by banks, companies and traders.
Rapidity and convenience are crucial – thus, for example, Česká spořitelna in the Czech Republic has recognised the need for a modern and future-proof solution. With a balance sheet total of 33.7 billion euros, more than 10,000 employees, more than 600 local branches and five million clients, the Czech financial institution is the biggest commercial bank in the Czech Republic. The subsidiary of the Erste Group supervises more than 16 million clients in seven countries and is thus one of the biggest bank groups in Central and East Europe.