Infrastructure Technologies

Azul Takes Aim at Java Warm-Up Issues with ReadyNow!

Azul Systems has announced the inclusion of ReadyNow! in the latest iteration of Zing, its Java virtual machine (JVM), designed to mitigate time delays that occur when Java applications can't reach optimal efficiency during intense periods of market…

BT Launches New Integrated Voice Service

The telecommunications provider has launched One Voice Radianz, an integrated service that will bring together voice, mobile, and data services for financial services users of its flagship BT Radianz Cloud.

Altibase Taps Red Hat for Cloud Database

Fort Lee, NJ-based in-memory database provider Altibase has switched the operating system for its Amazon Web Services deployment of its Altibase HDB Cloud database platform from running on SUSE Linux to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, which officials say will…

Plug and Play

In the course of my job, I primarily speak with technologists. That is to say, the people who actually do the implementations in firms, and who are involved in the purchase, decision making and the due diligence.

James Rundle: Round Pegs, Square Holes

James takes away several key points from this year’s European Trading Architecture Summit, the most pertinent of which is that sometimes, the benefits of projects and technology initiatives are often hard to see at the start.

ETAS 2013: To Meet Challenges, IT Needs "Commando" Units

In his keynote address at the 2013 European Trading Architecture Summit (ETAS), Pierre Dulon, CIO at Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (CA CIB) said that in order to address the challenges of the new banking environment, IT as a function…

Exablaze Preps New NIC, 40GigE Support

Australian low-latency networking technology vendor Exablaze, a spin-off from highi-frequency trading firm Zomojo, is developing a stripped-down version of its ExaNIC network interface card, and is building support into its products for 40 Gigabit…

Fund Administrator Apex Moves to Eze Private Cloud

Apex Technologies, which provides IT backing for administration of about $25 billion in buy-side assets across both on- and offshore locations, will now operate its strategic IT solutions and private cloud services from an installation with Eze Castle…