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Cloud Choices

Security, accuracy, risk and cost are all factors to consider when deciding to use cloud computing resources for data functions, and how to use these resources....

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Data Management | 18 Jul 2014

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Cloud Computing Remains Tough Sell For Data, Study Finds

A survey of 21 firms conducted by Aite Group found that security and privacy concerns are barriers to more widespread adoption of cloud computing resources for data operations

Inside Reference Data | News | Data Management | 16 Jul 2014

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Tick Data Bows Cloud Data Storage, Access

Historical tick-level trade and quote data provider Tick Data has introduced cloud-hosted options to allow firms without large IT and storage infrastructures to access and run analytics on the vendor's full tick history.

Inside Market Data | News | Data Delivery Technologies | 10 Jul 2014

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Opening Cross: Everything Comes at a Cost, Even Cloud

Any discussion of return on investment relies on the ability to measure two things: the return generated, and the amount spent to achieve it. In the world of market data, the question is, “How much money can I make as a result of buying and using dataset...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 02 Jun 2014

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Nasdaq Guts FinQloud, Amazon Web Services Gets Clients

Nasdaq OMX is scrapping parts of its FinQloud financial services-dedicated cloud computing service, handing off some components to partner Amazon Web Services—which provides the underlying cloud infrastructure—and ending support for other key aspects...

Inside Market Data | News | Exchange Data | 02 Jun 2014

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Opening Cross: Market Data Meteorologists: Forecasting the Many Faces of Cloud

Over 200 years ago, British chemist and amateur meteorologist Luke Howard laid the foundations for the classification of clouds used today, which, in their various forms, can resemble anything from gauzy material shrouding the sky, to flying saucers,...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 25 May 2014

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FINRA Begins Migration of Market Surveillance Apps to Amazon Cloud, Adopts Big Data Tech

US financial industry regulator FINRA is migrating all of its market surveillance platforms into the Amazon Web Services cloud, to enable the regulator to more efficiently store and process data, in a move that could deliver an annual cost saving of 40...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 23 May 2014

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NAFIS 2014: Cloud's Security Concerns Continue to Outweigh Cost Savings

Firms can deliver significant cost savings by moving their data infrastructures into the cloud, but concerns over security--as well as mistrust of services providers for whom capital markets are not their primary focus--are holding back migration, according...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 23 May 2014

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Taking Trader Voice to the Cloud

With cloud computing usage rapidly growing within financial market firms, it was always a matter of when—not if —voice would migrate to the cloud.

Waters | Advertisement | Trading Technologies and Strategies | 11 Apr 2014

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Measuring the Operational Benefits of Embracing Emerging Technologies

In part two of this five-part feature on emerging technologies, participants discuss the business and operational opportunities around embracing emerging technologies, specifically the reduced cost and speed to market offered by on-demand consumption...

Waters | Feature | Buy-Side Implementations | 07 Mar 2014

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