New research highlights predicted growth areas for cloud computing—and the tools it enables, such as AI and machine learning—in the capital markets. Spoiler alert: Google says cloud is becoming as ubiquitous as the search giant itself.
Anthony believes these advancements will provide the opening for Big Tech firms to created outsized influence that will change financial technology forever.
The consultancy will provide on-demand tooling for analyzing data collected from Data Reporting Service Providers.
Evolutions in the realms of cloud, AI, and surveillance/encryption are making the possibility of a decentralized trading ecosystem more real. Anthony looks at how progress in these areas—as well as the interoperability push—will forever change the…
The tech giant believes a hub-and-spoke model is the future of trading. In part, it is using its new cloud offering to lure financial services firms that are looking to open remote offices to find new talent.
Anthony previews some of the major trend topics that WatersTechnology will look to cover over the next eight months.
Impacted users will have to pay extra costs to retain communications data for longer than two years.
Having signed a trio of new banks to its financial services-specific cloud, the computing giant is betting on cutting-edge technologies like confidential computing to entice banks threatened by big tech firms.
Perhaps smarter than blockchain and certainly closer than quantum computing, this type of complex computing could accelerate banks' move to the cloud—if the industry gets it right.
Mary-Catherine Lader says that the asset manager is building out new modeling tools to help users better understand how the decisions a company makes today can affect their performance in the future.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Raj Paranandi (pictured), who has been appointed COO EMEA/APAC at MarketAxess.
Last year, most (if not all) financial technology providers either completed or started major projects that involved moving their products and services to the cloud. WatersTechnology looks at 15 of the more interesting cloud-migration initiatives from…
WatersTechnology looks at how 10 different firms are embedding machine learning algorithms into their platforms and tools.
Technology vendors have begun adopting Kubernetes and Docker to speed up application development and deployment at banks, but rethinking old ways will not be easy.
After its acquisitions of Red Hat and Promontory, IBM is looking to expand its footprint in the capital markets through containerization, as well as reg reporting in the cloud.
Anthony says that while machine-learning models have been hit-and-miss during the pandemic, NLP is taking on greater importance. He also looks at how exchanges are looking to move their core matching engines to the cloud.
In a recent proof-of-concept with AWS and SGX, Aquis demonstrated significant jitter reduction.
The supporters of a plan for a federated cloud architecture in Europe held a conference to discuss development plans, but it’s still unclear how the concept will work in practice.
Anthony wonders if AML platforms are being scrutinized enough by banks and regulators, then looks at Wells Fargo's tapping of HPR for its quant division and Northern Trust’s blockchain plans.
In 2016, Anthony wrote that the blockchain revolution was overhyped—unsurprisingly, his opinions have not changed. He also delves into the Ion-Broadway deal, and looks at new consulting/advisory firms that have recently come to market.
Anthony takes a look at some new alternative data offerings coming to market, and also explains why there’s so little election coverage on this website.
As Europe prepares for a new batch of outsourcing rules, some firms are looking for answers on how to test exit strategies and mitigate concentration risk.
Anthony explores changing concept of a trading platform, and what that might mean for the future of tech development.
The bank’s recent moves signal what could become a managed services offering, as Goldman further embraces cloud, open source, and APIs.