Temenos Group AG, and Microsoft join forces for delivering core banking solutions with TEMENOS T24 and Microsoft SQL Server to greatly increase operational efficiencies of large-scale banks worldwide. By choosing Microsoft platform, TEMENOS T24 customers will benefit from open, modern technology to accelerate innovation, greatly increasing speed and effectiveness with which new products and services are created. This increased operational efficiency enables front-line staff to provide superior customer service at a lower total cost of ownership. Temenos is seeing significant customer demand for Microsoft platform. Already 21 banks have selected TEMENOS Insight, business intelligence (BI) suite announced in March 2009, demonstrating strong demand for business intelligence in core banking operations. Leveraging BI capabilities of SQL Server, TEMENOS Insight enables T24 users to analyze and track financial performance, understand customer profitability, and manage risk.