Funds look to outsource IT

RIDGEFIELD, CT – Ridgefield Capital Asset Management, a 20-person, $500 million commodities hedge fund, has benefited through its relationship with Eze Castle Integration (ECI) since the fund launched in December 2004. ECI – not to be confused with EzeCastle Software – has an impressive list of some 400-plus buy-side clients, 95% of which are hedge funds, using a variety of outsourced IT services. Thomas Trillo, Ridgefield's chief operating officer, says a number of the fund's personnel had