back to article Westpac brings authentication system in-house, binning IBM

Australian bank Westpac has decided the time is right to bring its Distributed System Access service in-house, rather than continue an arrangement that saw it tended by IBM. The Register understands that Distributed System Access (DSA) is the Bank's authentication infrastructure and is used to manage user accounts, group …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    IBM probably made all the Aussie staff redundant, and Westpac got sick of talking to Indians who they couldn't understand, and had no idea to do their job.

  2. Sanctimonious Prick

    Not Trying To Be Funny Or Anything...

    But IBM have truly blown it with Australia - the _citizens_ have no confidence in them, so nor should the businesses that serve the _citizens_!

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    Green $ are better than blue $ ...

  4. mako23

    As a westpac customer I'm very pleased to learn that IBM has been binned. I don't want some cheap wet behind the ears engineer breaking the system.

  5. PeterM42

    Oh! - How unusual - NOT!

    "Westpac also feels it can do the job better than the IBM team that's served it of late."

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