The ATM Industry Association publishes a futuristic research report on Cloud ATMs

SIOUX FALLS, SD (March 21, 2016) — The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) today published “Cloud-Based ATMs – Future ATM Hardware and Software Architecture”. Researched and written by international consultant of the year for 2015, Eric de Putter, Managing Partner of Payment Redesign, the report reviews evolving cloud-based ATM hardware and software architectures and processing solutions.

“Innovation in the ATM industry right now is the hottest it has been in over a decade,” commented Mike Lee, CEO of ATMIA. “Eric has expertly assessed how the Cloud can empower a new generation of ATM software and hardware. This study is yet another contribution from our association to furthering industry conversations and developments in the field of innovation.”

The report covers such topics as lowering the Total Cost of Ownership through the Cloud, possible future applications in our industry of the technology, impact on future OS upgrades and migrations, increased ability to connect to non-banking applications, such as selling lottery tickets, voting, and making charitable donations – simply by adding apps to the ATM and new deployment potential arising from a more flexible, modular approach to ATM architecture.

“It’s no exaggeration to say we’re entering a new era for ATMs,” Lee added. “This report will help our members understand the window of opportunity better which is opening up before our eyes.”


ATMIA is the leading non-profit trade association representing the entire global ATM industry. ATMIA serves more than 10,000 members from over 650 participating companies in 70 countries spanning the whole ATM ecosphere, including financial institutions, independent ATM deployers, equipment manufacturers, processors and a plethora of ATM service and value-added solution providers. ATMIA provides educationadvocacy and connections to help its members keep abreast of industry news and developments; increase knowledge and professionalism; improve operational efficiencies; understand and influence regulatory processes; participate in the local, regional and global ATM community; and forge new relationships to advance their businesses. Founded in 1997, ATMIA has active chapters in the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Asia, Africa, India and the Middle East focusing on the unique needs and issues of each region. For more information, please visit Follow us on LinkedInTwitterFacebook or YouTube.


Amber Howell

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