After years of initial resistance, the capital markets have come to depend heavily on the compute capacity of the public cloud. But increasing market volumes are rapidly outpacing the cloud capacity that organizations thought would be sufficient for…
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…
Jo is skeptical that the SEC’s finalized market data infrastructure rule will make the public market data feeds faster.
Coronavirus has heightened the need for IT and data security, exposing areas for potential improvement. One option is to lock down sensitive areas using a practice called Zero-Trust Architecture, which offers a host of benefits, but brings with it some…
The company is considering a full move to virtual-working solutions after investing in remote access for brokers and other staff during the Covid-19 pandemic..
The investment bank is leveraging Red Hat's OpenShift technology to better manage its global footprint of virtual machines.
It will provide rack space, hardware hosting, connectivity, and market data for investors accessing TWSE, TAIFEX, and TPEx.
After a decade of supercharging low-latency applications, Wei-Shen Wong explores how FPGAs are pushing into new areas of the capital markets, driven by interest in AI & ML.
Direct links set up in each location “jump” from points-of-presence to a cloud in under a millisecond.
The partnership will allow existing and potential subscribers around the world to access all CME Group data via a connection to Google Cloud.
Exchange hopes to exploit Avelacom's network PoPs in Asian countries to encourage trade flow from the region.
It has added new dark fiber capabilities in NY and is rolling out L1 venue connections.
While the large-scale exchange mergers of yesteryear may be over for now, regional bourses are still finding themselves in the M&A crosshairs. Yet for those operators that pick up smaller rivals, technology and data integration often prove to be trickier…
Banks are trying to split responsibility for their operating environments with the major cloud providers. Regulators are having none of it.
Moving to the public cloud is not as simple as flipping a switch. Anthony Malakian speaks with early public cloud adopters to find out some of the lessons they’ve learned along the way.
The infrastructure provider aims to provide a two-way offering for US and European clients trading across all major Asian market centers, and vice versa.
Vendor embarks on new strategy with Graystone Asset Management as its first client on the platform.
Paul Bari’s career has taken him across oceans and continents, but his true north has always been a fascination with mathematics. Now, he’s tackling not only the future of one of Northern Europe’s largest banks, but its employees, too
The new PoP will service clients looking to access Japan’s commodity and equity derivatives markets.
An industry initiative to start a new US exchange promises much, but it may struggle to deliver without a clearer purpose.
Officials say Avelacom's new route shaves 10 milliseconds off the current fastest option for connectivity between London and Tokyo, and still has scope for further improvement.
Institutional investors want to enter the crypto space but the lack of infrastructure around guaranteed latency and access to real-time market data is hindering a wider entry into the field. By Emilia David
Ryusuke Yokoyama sits down with Wei-Shen Wong to discuss his three-decade career at the TSE and JPX, how the exchange is looking to help the industry improve its settlement cycles and how the company is experimenting with blockchain and AI technologies…
The growth of fintech hubs, and a populace comfortable with digital banking and mobile technology, could signal a new era for African market technology.