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Wall Street Seeks Edge From Operational Alpha
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Alpha was a front-office term, but now banks and brokers are looking to the middle and back office for profitability.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Speeding Up the SIP Isn't Enough, Say Market Pros at Baruch Conference
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Wall Street professionals discussed a plan to create multiple competing aggregators for the Nasdaq SIP as a way to strengthen the market infrastructure.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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3 Reasons Financial Services Benefit From Cloud-Based Business Intelligence
Southard Jones, VP, BirstCommentary
The answer to big-data success lies in the cloud.
By Southard Jones VP, Birst,
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The Evolution of Technology Due Diligence for Hedge Funds
Grigoriy Milis, Chief Technology Officer, Richard Fleischman & Associates (RFA)News
Due diligence is no longer a matter of keeping pace with regulations and technology standards. Now hedge funds are expected to enhance infrastructure ahead of regulatory guidelines.
By Grigoriy Milis Chief Technology Officer, Richard Fleischman & Associates (RFA),
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Transition Faster to the Cloud With DevOps
Todd Gottula, EVP & CTO, Advent SoftwareCommentary
Moving to the cloud requires a seamless operations and development process.
By Todd Gottula EVP & CTO, Advent Software,
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Customer Focus Is More Important Than On-Budget
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
At TIAA-CREF, the best-built system or platform that hits all business deliverables is useless if the customers donít love the functionality.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Updating the Datacenter: Monitoring the Gradual Shift
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
To gradually virtualize legacy infrastructure, institutions first need a detailed view of performance across systems.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Donít Perform Surgery on Yourself: The Case for Managed IT Services
Daniel Retzer, SVP and Chief Technology Officer, SunGard's capital market's businessCommentary
Instead of putting systems and solutions in the hands of experts who specialize solely in managing the security and integrity of IT assets, many financial services firms react to security incidents by insisting on total control.
By Daniel Retzer SVP and Chief Technology Officer, SunGard's capital market's business,
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Banks to Increase IT Spend on Big Data Challenges, Finds Aite Report
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Big data has presented the greatest challenges and dissatisfaction for banks, yet it is the most likely to see upward spending in the next two years.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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5 Tips to Save the Wall Street Datacenter
Jason Matlof, VP Worldwide Marketing, A10 NetworksCommentary
Though cloud computing and SaaS are all the rage, there is still a need for proprietary Wall Street datacenters, as long as they are run efficiently.
By Jason Matlof ,
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The Art and Science of Leveraging Cloud Infrastructure
David Meitz, Managing Director, CTO at ITGCommentary
Now that cloud providers have addressed many of the more practical concerns of their users, data segregation has become the major challenge in cloud deployments.
By David Meitz, Managing Director, Chief Technology Officer, ITG ,
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A Field Guide to Identifying Platforms for Risk & Finance
John Lankenau, Vice President Ė Product Management, Primatics FinancialCommentary
Platforms can fundamentally change the way banks perform key functions.
By John Lankenau Vice President Ė Product Management, Primatics Financial,
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Microsoft Enables Fast Migration Into Azure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek News
Microsoft's Migration Accelerator makes it easier for VMware and Amazon Web Services customers to move workloads into Azure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek ,
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Half of Financial Services Companies Plan to Adopt SDN
Andrew Bach, Chief Architect, Financial Services Team, Juniper NetworksCommentary
Juniper survey finds 56% of finance respondents plan to adopt software-defined networking within a year.
By Andrew Bach Chief Architect, Financial Services Team, Juniper Networks,
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The BYOD Challenge
Bryan Yurcan, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and TechnologyCommentary
Having a policy in place to manage mobile devices used by employees for work purposes is necessary in this current day.
By Bryan Yurcan Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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Performance Monitoring Key to Smooth Infrastructure Modernization
John Gentry, Vice President of Marketing and Alliances, Virtual InstrumentsCommentary
As banks consider how to shift infrastructure and storage solutions, they canít afford to lose visibility into performance.
By John Gentry Vice President of Marketing and Alliances, Virtual Instruments,
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Enterprise IT Swings Back to Insourcing
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorNews
Insourcing is becoming more common as businesses try to leverage newer technologies and tools to create business opportunities.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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Using RPA in Banking to Streamline Development
Frank J. Casale, Founder & CEO The Outsourcing Institute and The Institute for Robotic Process AutomationCommentary
As the returns on outsourcing decline, firms are looking for other ways to increase efficiency and reduce costs in the IT organization. Robotic Process Automation may help.
By Frank J. Casale Founder & CEO The Outsourcing Institute and The Institute for Robotic Process Automation,
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A Guide to Physical Datacenter Security
Natalie Lehrer, Contributing WriterCommentary
Datacenters are generally known to be extremely secure facilities. However, physical breaches do happen, and they sometimes occur very easily.
By Natalie Lehrer Contributing Writer,
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What Will the Financial Back Office of Tomorrow Look Like?
Melvin Jayawardana, European Market Manager, ConfluenceCommentary
Asset managers are increasingly looking to automate their manual back office workflows. Confluence calls it the "back office revolution."
By Melvin Jayawardana European Market Manager, Confluence,
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