Allianz Phones Homes
When a nearby oil pipe burst, Allianz Global Investors was glad to have MessageOne's crisis communication solution in place for business continuity.
Instinet and Credit Suisse to Access Each Other's Dark Pools
Ivy Schmerken, Wall Street & Technology
Instinet and Credit Suisse's Advanced Execution Services (AES) unit have agreed to provide their clients with access to each other's dark liquidity pools, according to today's announcement. The partnership between the two brokers involves Credit Suisse's CrossFinder and Instinet's CBX and is intended to increase institutions' chances of executing
Buy-side trading desks can seem a bit mysterious - even to other buy-side traders.
Warning! Failure Is Imminent
In today's business environment strategy typically is executed through cross-functional projects, such as major product releases, strategic IT initiatives and
substantial organization restructurings.
MiFID: Good or Bad?
Discord is brewing in the European Union (EU) over the perceived value of the forthcoming Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).
Reeling In Global Networks
To address the complexities of network management in large enterprises, Insightix launched the Insightix Management Center.
EMC Improves ILM
EMC Corp. has released Infoscape, a platform designed to enable institutions to search all corporate information in file systems.
LexisNexis released its new customer relationship management solution, InterAction, along with an integrated client information subscription service called the Corporate Intelligence Subscription.
SOX Pitfall: IT Support
With the first round of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) reporting closed, U.S. businesses now are shifting their attention to the next round of hurdles.
Buy-Side OMSs Face the EMS Threat
Worried about the performance of their order management systems, buy-side traders are investigating execution management systems to gain an edge in faster equity markets.
Aleri Labs Attacks Throughput Claims With Low Latency
Ivy Schmerken, Wall Street & Technology
Aleri Labs., a provider of event stream processing technology for the financial services industry, claims it has broken the sub-millisecond latency barrier for event stream data processing.
The new performance standard is available through Aleri Streaming Platform, a high-performance application development platform that financial firms can use to analyze market data, process trades, monitor compliance
E-mail Archiving for Five Bucks or Less
A hosted e-mail archiving solution tends to have a lower total cost of ownership than an in-house store, reports Black Diamond, Wash.-based Osterman Research in a white paper written for e-mail archiving vendor Fortiva that breaks down the costs of e-mail archiving.
Ask The Experts
What are the risks and challenges of building and maintaining a captive application-development facility in the contemporary outsourcing environment?
Mystery Shopping for Effective Fraud Prevention
By comparing a combination of mystery-shopper tactics and Web site research against criteria in prevention, detection and resolution of identity fraud events, Javelin Strategy & Research ranked 24 financial institutions on how well they protected customers' identities.
Trading Technology Growth Slows
Over the next few years, the buy side will continue to spend on trading systems, but growth in the trading technology market is expected to slow down to an average annual growth rate of 4.6 percent, according to a new market review by Celent.
Crisis Plans Undercut
U.S. companies have upgraded their infrastructures to ensure functionality in the event of a pandemic, but few are willing to increase IT budgets to cover the additional expenses, according to survey results from infrastructure solutions provider Forsythe (Skokie, Ill.).
New research from online assessment and certification solutions provider Brainbench (Chantilly, Va.) explores the popularity of IT skill certifications.
Automation Finds Investment Bankers
A lack of motivation to improve the status quo and disagreement as to the benefits of automation have created a culture within investment banking that relies on manual processes and hinders technological advancement, according to Needham, Mass.-based TowerGroup.
On Shaky Ground
The underlying theme at SWIFT's SIBOS conference in Sydney in October was the need for financial industry participants to enhance their infrastructures.