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Electronic Trading - Managed Services

Electronic Trading - Managed Services

Catena Technologies’ TRACE Reporting,™ is a trade repository software solution that captures, consolidates, enriches, transforms and provides regulatory reporting for over-the-counter (OTC) derivative trade, valuation and collateral information. The solution is used by a variety of financial institutions, such as banks, trustees, brokers, asset management & hedge fund firms. This case study shows how Datapipe was able to develop a managed solution within Equinix data centers that improved their market strategy and addressed compliance issues.

FX Algo Usage Rises as Buy-Side Takes Charge

FX Algo Usage Rises as Buy-Side Takes Charge

Algorithmic trading is gaining ground in FX among the buy-side, but there are variations between asset managers/pension funds and hedge funds/CTAs in adopting these tools. FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken examines further.

Bimodal IT - Hybrid Cloud Provides the Solution

Bimodal IT - Hybrid Cloud Provides the Solution

Gartner research describes Bimodal IT as the practice of managing two separate styles of work: one focused on predictability; the other on exploration. Mode 1 is optimized for areas that are more predictable and well-understood. Mode 2 is exploratory, experimenting to solve new problems and optimized for areas of uncertainty.  Typical private data center setups require dedicated resources and technical expertise to manage. Private data centers are usually reserved for larger organizations with mode 1 type applications that require data sovereignty, security and run proprietary applications.

Datapipe and Equinix Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Datapipe and Equinix Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Organizations are increasingly choosing to deploy hybrid IT to maximize the performance of mission critical applications, and leverage a dynamic compute and storage infrastructure to accommodate production peaks, even as they can reduce IT operating costs. This whitepaper can show how easy and cost-efficient implementing a hybrid cloud solution using Mircosoft Azure can be.

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BSO Drives International Network Performance Management Across Multiple-Carrier Connections with Acc

BSO Drives International Network Performance Management Across Multiple-Carrier Connections with Acc

State-of-the-art network monitoring technology empowers operator to optimize low-latency connectivity for financial exchanges. BSO, the global Ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider, announces it has partnered with Accedian, the end-to-end network performance experts, to enhance network monitoring capabilities and improve client services. 

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Security Is No Game

Security Is No Game

Back in the early 80s, the BBC Micro had only just emerged on the market and computer games were in their infancy. They were a novelty in which I had a passing interest, but it wasn’t until my late teens with the advent of the PlayStation and games like WipeOut that my interest was piqued.

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“EX Securities & Fund Front-end Trading System Workshop”  Achieved a Great Success

“EX Securities & Fund Front-end Trading System Workshop”  Achieved a Great Success

Global eSolutions (HK) Limited (GES), a Hong Kong based leading financial trading platform vendor held a successful event – “GES EX Securities & Fund Front-end Trading System Workshop” on 10th August. The representative from GES introduced the new features of their trading system – GES EX and shared how GES EX could help brokerages to expand global equities and fund management business.

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Fast, high-capacity storage to meet MiFID II reporting and other big data needs

Fast, high-capacity storage to meet MiFID II reporting and other big data needs

When MiFID II comes into effect in 2018, capital markets participants will need to comply with extensive data retention requirements. As well as being able to store the data, firms will need the ability to report quickly on their transactions against multiple file types. McObject’s eXtremeDB® Financial Edition will simplify the task.

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Equinix Strategies View All

Equinix, Microsoft, Oracle & Google Discuss How Cloud is Reshaping the Financial Sector

Equinix, Microsoft, Oracle & Google Discuss How Cloud is Reshaping the Financial Sector

Hear  Matt McNeil from Google, Chris Forrest from Microsoft and John Abel from Oracle as well as our own Michael Winterson, MD from Equinix Services answer key questions about cloud in the financial service sector – including how to tackle recent FCA regulations.

ExchangeWire Research: Current Marketplace Attitudes Towards Fraud in Programmatic Advertising

ExchangeWire Research: Current Marketplace Attitudes Towards Fraud in Programmatic Advertising

Discover how important marketers view the issue of removing fraud from the data ecosystem, including the pressing need to reduce overall latency in order to combat the new breed of sophisticated cyber criminals.

Equinix Data Hub

Equinix Data Hub

A performance driven data platform that empowers the enterprise to solve compute and storage needs, today and tomorrow.

White Paper: How Fraud is Plaguing the Online Advertising Industry

White Paper: How Fraud is Plaguing the Online Advertising Industry

This paper will briefly examine the origins of the current online advertising marketplace, how the marketplace operates today, and how fraud has become so rampant it threatens the entire paradigm. It will also explore how a novel “clean” approach to the online infrastructure, known as Equinix Ad-IX Ecosystem™, offers a solution that benefits all parties involved.


Events View All

Ensuring Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Through Hybrid Cloud
August 31, 2016 - August 31, 2016

Ensuring Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Through Hybrid Cloud

EVOLUTION 2016: Boston
September 08, 2016 - September 08, 2016

Join Equinix to hear Boston executives, business leaders, and technologists discuss how IT evolution can transform organizations resulting in impactful and lasting business value. 

IBC 2016
September 08, 2016 - September 12, 2016

IBC is the premier annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide.

EVOLUTION 2016: Houston
September 13, 2016 - September 13, 2016

Join Equinix to hear Houston executives, business leaders, and technologists discuss how IT evolution can transform organizations resulting in impactful and lasting business value. 

Gartner Catalyst Conference
September 14, 2016 - September 15, 2016

An event for technologists tasked to develop and implement strategies to leverage mobile, cloud, and big data to drive operations and competitive advantage.

EVOLUTION 2016: Ohio Valley
September 15, 2016 - September 15, 2016

Join Equinix to hear Columbus executives, business leaders, and technologists discuss how IT evolution can transform organizations resulting in impactful and lasting business value. 

MEF 16
November 07, 2016 - November 11, 2016

MEF16 is focused on enabling dynamic “Third Network” services for the digital economy & the hyper-connected world. These emerging services provide an on-demand, orchestrated, and assured experience with user-directed control over network resources and cloud connectivity. 
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