Infrastructure Technologies

Uneven Regulatory Approach Encourages Return to Silo Model

While banks have been implementing centralized, global infrastructure models for years, uncoordinated and varying regulation is forcing a return to silos and regional thinking. This also has the potential to impact the widespread roll-out of cloud…

Abacus Adds Transparency into its Cloud

Buy-side focused Abacus Group has launched Abacus Client Portal, which is designed to give clients greater control of and transparency into their AbacusFLEX cloud services.

Xignite Debuts New Software Development Kits

Market data provider Xignite is rolling out new Software Development Kits (SDKs), which will debut at the FinDEVr conference in San Francisco over the next two days and be available for Java and .NET on GitHub.

iLevel Opens UK-Based Datacenter

The software provider to private capital markets has opened a new European datacenter at Rackspace's UK facility to support a growing client base and presence in the region.

Barclays Plans Texas Tech Center

Barclays will open a technology campus located in McKinney, Texas, and aims to move in by fall 2014, the town's development body has announced.

CloudFX Plans Cloud Services Brokerage Platform

Singapore-based cloud technology vendor CloudFX Group has announced plans to launch CloudSelect, a cloud services brokerage (CSB) platform that enables firms and service providers to offer "Anything-as-a-Service", ranging from infrastructure through to…

Bloomberg Introduces File Analytics for Vault Service

The financial information giant's enterprise data management arm, Vault, has enhanced its cloud-based service with on-site gateway software called File Analytics, allowing users to incorporate new types of unstructured, "dark" data into their compliance…

Volta, Venus Offer Co-Lo with AWS

Datacenter provider Volta Data Centres and fiber network vendor Venus Business Communications have partnered to offer enhanced hybrid co-location solutions via Amazon Web Services at Volta's Great Sutton Street datacenter in London, in a move to provide…

Obstacles to Modernizing Infrastructure

Other than cost, asked Imtiaz Koujagli, VP of equity research and software at Deutsche Bank Securities, what is the biggest impediment to modernizing a firm's technology infrastructure? A North American Financial Information Summit panel had a few ideas.

Lucera Introduces Dedicated FX Platform

The high-performance infrastructure provider says its new LumeFX offering will use an adaptive smart order router to consolidate multiple liquidity venues for users trading in spot currencies.

BT Launches HiTouch Turret

Telecommunications and trading turret provider BT has launched a cloud-integrated touch-screen device during the TradeTech conference taking place in Paris.