2014 Review: Cloud Makes Crucial Gains, Despite FinQloud Exit

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Vendors continued to roll out services in the cloud. For example, Chicago-based data vendor Barchart expanded the cloud-based Barchart OnDemand service it launched in 2013, using it to offer additional content in the form of historical equities data from Exchange Data International, as well as US and Canadian equity options data, and commodities data.

Even regulator FINRA saw the benefits of using cloud resources, and at the North American Financial Information Summit in May, FINRA chief informa