A major bank was seeking to :

  • Reduce multiple messaging systems in CTO estate
  • Reduce operational costs of legacy systems that are excessive
  • Increase bargaining power of ABSA with service providers diluted


  • Single enterprise wide messaging platform
  • Extensible architecture
  • Micro services to encourage reuse
  • SMS messaging for MVP
  • Email, Push Notification, etc in future


  • BitBucket / Jira/ Confluence
  • Jenkins
  • Docker
  • Java EE7
  • JSP
  • Hibernate ORM
  • Quartz Enterprise Job Scheduler
  • Apache Camel
  • Red Hat Enterprise JBOSS
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux


  • Reduced risk across messaging estate
  • Reduced operational costs of across messaging estate
  • Cost saving of 4c per sms
  • Scalable solution that can be ramped up or shrunk based on demand to manage infrastructure costs
  • Updated technology stack that is aligned to CTO architecture roadmap
  • Enabling the decommissioning of legacy systems
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