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IBM: Using Watson for Analysis Is ‘Elementary’

Computing giant IBM is working with investment banks to identify potential uses for its Watson supercomputer—which appeared as a contestant on US game show Jeopardy!—as a data and sentiment analytics engine. The vendor recently signed a deal to...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Display & Analytics | 09 Apr 2012

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IBM Reaches 1 Trillion Tbit/s Mark

Optical chipset, the "Holey Optochip,” transfers one terabit of information per second.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Trading Floor Technologies | 09 Mar 2012


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The maturation of discussions over cloud computing is an encouraging sign for the technology.

Sell-Side Technology | Opinion | Infrastructure Technologies | 24 Feb 2012


Misys Selects IBM to Power BankFusion

The agreement allows Misys clients to install a certified process-management technology without the need for additional integration and testing of banking applications.

Sell-Side Technology | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 27 Jan 2012


Numbers Game: Gauging the Impact of Big Data

Big Data is growing and is clearly a driving topic in 2012. As with many recent innovations, however, its definition is amorphous. In the first of a two-part feature, Waters examines exactly what constitutes Big Data, where it comes from, and why it’s...

Waters | Feature | Data Management | 25 Jan 2012


Bloomberg Vault Launches Cloud Archiving

Functionality present for clients using IBM servers.

Buy-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 18 Jan 2012


IBM Enhances Analytics Flexibility with Platform Computing Purchase

IBM has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Platform Computing, in the latest of a series of high-profile purchases for the technology giant. Platform Computing is a specialist in cluster, cloud and grid management software, aimed at distributed...

Buy-Side Technology | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 14 Oct 2011


New Perspective: IBM Targets Muscular Expansion with Algorithmics Acquisition

IBM's recent announcement that it will acquire Algorithmics in a deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars shows that the company is gearing up for a big push into risk management. James Rundle reports on the creation of a potential juggernaut. It's...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 19 Sep 2011

IBM Adds Telekurs Adapter

IBM has rolled out a feed handler for SIX Telekurs’ MDF Market Data Feed to allow users of its WebSphere Front Office for Financial Markets data distribution platform to capture Telekurs’ feed, which provides normalized access to data from more than...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Feeds & Handlers | 06 Sep 2011


IBM Pulls Off Coup Through Algorithmics Acquisiton

Multinational technology and consulting firm IBM has announced an agreement to acquire Algorithmics, in a deal worth $387 million. Algorithmics provides risk analytics software and advisory services to firms such as The Allianz Group, HSBC, Nomura,...

Buy-Side Technology | News | Risk Management | 01 Sep 2011

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.


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