Infrastructure Technologies

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.

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…