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Starling Bank Expands Services with Digital Realty’s Partnership

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As the UK’s first mobile-only bank, Starling Bank is an inspiring, app-based company, proudly operating in the financial technology space. It is a bank adhering to all the regulatory requirements, but it is also a technology company competing with traditional banking models to deliver modern financial services. To provide a banking service, which supports a debit card, their system must work with an organization like Visa or Mastercard that authorize SWIFT. These organizations require physical hardware in place and a viable alternative to any key supplier. Having built their platform from scratch in the cloud, Starling Bank needed to partner with a world class data center provider.

New debit card service requires an evolution of technical infrastructure.

Leverage Digital Realty’s expertise to deploy a data center design with room to grow and direct access to the cloud.

Starling Bank expands digital services with Digital Realty’s partnership.

Starling Bank is engineering the world’s best current account bank. Our strategy is to work with partners who also seek to be the best at what they do; hence we leave the physical infrastructure to Digital Realty.

Steve Newson , Technology Director, Starling Bank

This case study covers Starling Bank requiring a data center location near their offices in London and within the EU borders, direct connections, 100% uptime, and building security. By partnering with Digital Realty, they were able to design a technical solution that would provide them with the ability to grow, technical support services, power requirements, environmental monitoring and systems integration with inter and cross connection.