Equinox Turns to Cloud, Triples AUM


Equinox Fund Management was relying on a single IT technician—working as a consultant—when Vance Sanders arrived at the alternative asset manager as CTO. Sanders quickly identified that Denver-based Equinox’s server infrastructure needed a major upgrade, but since the firm had theretofore only employed one IT staffer, and not even on a full-time basis, he wasn’t sure whether he’d get approval for the ambitious plan.

Opting for a private cloud solution, Sanders set about doing site inspections of