Disaster recovery and business continuity plans take center stage in 2017
Every new innovation in the world of market and reference data brings with it a new set of challenges-from managing new datasets to ensuring uptime during storms and natural disasters.
Wei-Shen Wong investigates business continuity procedures in a region especially prone to natural disasters.
Nasdaq's new PoP will provide low-latency access to eSpeed and its equities and derivatives markets.
After the recent cyber-attack against the European Central Bank, the financial industry is taking another look at business continuity and resilience. As the marketplace grows in complexity and participants become increasingly interconnected, disaster…
The UTP Operating Committee, the industry body that oversees the administration of the consolidated feed of quote and trade data on Nasdaq-listed stocks─known as Tape C or the Unlisted Trading Privileges (UTP) Plan─has approved recommendations put…
With renewed focus on security protocols for data and communications, conventions already in place for trading platforms are a good place to start.
The datacenters supporting the US financial markets successfully weathered the worst of Hurricane Sandy. So, Max asks, shouldn’t the exchanges and trading firms they support have been able to do the same?
Have you heard that a solar storm next year might just wipe out all communications systems and hobble Wall Street? But, hey, no need to panic or anything.
Sure, a zombie attack is unlikely, but isn't preparing for the unexpected the whole point of business-continuity planning?
Chicago-based exchange readies East Coast US backup center in Nymex building
Given the scale of the devastation affecting Japan's north-east coastline in the wake of the March 11 earthquake and ensuing tsunami, it is likely to take years before that region of the country returns to normality. But as Sitanta Ni Mathghamhna…
LONDON—Investment banks in the City of London and Canary Wharf were largely unaffected by a transit strike in London last week, as several banks instructed employees to work remotely if travel to their offices was too difficult.