Microsoft is making its financial services-specific cloud offering generally available from next month, with Virgin Money UK on board as an early user. Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services promises a foundation of privacy, security, and regulatory compliance. the offering integrates cloud services across Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Dynamics 365, and Microsoft Power Platform, underpinned by an industry data model. the industry-specific cloud will improve the experience of retail banking employees and customers, helping with unified customer profiles, onboarding, customer engagement and collaboration. Microsoft has also lined up a host of service partners, including Accenture, Finastra and Zafin.