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Conquer Growth Hurdles: Unleashing Scalability and Flexibility with Ascertain's Solutions

In today’s dynamic financial landscape, traditional core banking systems (CBS) often struggle to keep pace with the ever-evolving needs of financial institutions (FIs). These legacy systems, built on rigid architectures, can become bottlenecks, hindering growth and hindering the ability to adapt to market demands. This is where Ascertain steps in, offering a breath of fresh air with highly scalable and flexible solutions tailored for the modern banking landscape. 

What are Scalability and Flexibility in Core Banking Systems?

Scalability refers to a system’s capacity to adapt to increasing or decreasing demands without compromising performance. This includes handling growing numbers of accounts, transactions, and users while maintaining efficiency and reliability. Flexibility, on the other hand, refers to a system’s ability to adjust and adapt to changing needs. This includes integrating with new technologies, modifying existing workflows, and accommodating new product offerings.

Why are Scalability and Flexibility Crucial for Modern FIs?

According to a recent study by Capgemini, 70% of financial institutions are actively investing in modernizing their core banking systems. This surge in investment highlights the critical role of scalability and flexibility in: 

  • Accommodating growth: As FIs expand their customer base and enter new markets, their core banking system needs to adapt seamlessly to accommodate the rising volume of transactions and data.

  • Embracing innovation: The financial landscape is constantly evolving, with new technologies and regulations emerging regularly. A flexible core banking system allows FIs to integrate these innovations and adapt their offerings quickly.

  • Enhancing customer experience: Customers today expect seamless, personalized experiences across all touchpoints. A scalable and flexible core banking system allows FIs to deliver these experiences by integrating with digital channels and enabling them to offer customized products and services.

  • Optimizing cost efficiency: Scalability allows FIs to scale their resource utilization up or down based on demand, optimizing costs and avoiding unnecessary infrastructure overheads.

How Ascertain's Solutions Deliver Scalability and Flexibility:

Ascertain understands the challenges faced by FIs and empowers them with solutions built on a modular and cloud-based architecture. This allows for: 

  • Horizontal scaling: Adding additional resources (e.g., servers, storage) to handle increased load, ensuring smooth performance even during peak periods.

  • Vertical scaling: Upgrading existing hardware or software components to handle greater processing power or storage capacity.

  • Rapid application development: Leveraging pre-built modules and APIs to create custom applications and functionalities quickly, responding to changing market needs efficiently.

  • Seamless integration: Connecting with third-party applications and services effortlessly, allowing FIs to embrace open banking and offer a wider range of services to their customers.

Benefits of Ascertain's Scalable and Flexible Solutions:

  • Reduced time to market: Ascertain’s solutions enable FIs to launch new products and services faster, allowing them to capitalize on market opportunities swiftly.

  • Improved operational efficiency: Streamlined workflows and automated processes minimize manual interventions and improve overall operational efficiency.

  • Enhanced customer satisfaction: Flexible solutions empower FIs to meet the evolving needs of their customers and deliver personalized experiences.

  • Lowered total cost of ownership (TCO): Scalability allows FIs to optimize infrastructure usage and reduce hardware and software costs.

  • Mitigated future risks: The flexibility to adapt to future changes and regulations ensures that FIs remain future-proofed and agile. 


In today’s dynamic financial landscape, scalability and flexibility are no longer optional features; they are essential for survival and success. By partnering with Ascertain, FIs can unlock the potential of their core banking systems, embrace growth, adapt to change, and deliver exceptional customer experiences, paving the way for a future of sustained success.

Whether you’re starting fresh or struggling with outdated infrastructure and software, Ascertain’s Cloud Digital Transformation solutions are designed to empower your bank. 

Contact us today and discuss how we can help you build a stronger, more agile, and future-proof banking future.