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MiFID II: The Impact of Unbundling

MiFID II: The Impact of Unbundling

As we approach the final stages of MiFID II approval, FlexTrade’s Editorial Director, Ivy Schmerken, considers what the rules on unbundling are likely to include, and what the impact on the buy-side and the sell-side is likely to be.

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.

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JOIN BSO AT THIS OCTOBER’S FIA EXPO 2016 IN CHICAGO

JOIN BSO AT THIS OCTOBER’S FIA EXPO 2016 IN CHICAGO

BSO has over 150 trade-show passes to give away for this years’ FIA expo, please follow this link if you would like to join us at this year’s conference: https://secure.fia.org/expo/comp.asp?spid=ETS2HWT7J If you already have plans to attend, be sure to visit us at Booth #213 or contact us pre-show to request an onsite meeting to discuss how BSO’s global services can take your firm’s connectivity to a new level.

Constellix Sonar Expands Network and Doubles Monitoring Nodes

Constellix Sonar Expands Network and Doubles Monitoring Nodes

The Constellix traffic management suite has announced the expansion of their monitoring network to include twice as many nodes, along with additional nodes in client requested locations.

TMX enriches Information Processor performance with Vela’s managed market data platform

TMX enriches Information Processor performance with Vela’s managed market data platform

Vela Trading Technologies, a global industry leader in high performance trading and market data technology, is pleased to announce that its fully managed low-latency market data platform is now live at TMX, Canada’s largest integrated multi-asset class exchange group. Vela’s managed services platform has enabled TMX to launch new services for the protected markets to comply with Canadian regulatory requirements.  

AWS Direct Connect Service now Available in Equinix Los Angeles

AWS Direct Connect Service now Available in Equinix Los Angeles

With AWS Direct Connect, companies can connect their customer-owned and managed infrastructure directly to AWS, establishing a private connection to the cloud that can reduce costs, increase performance, and deliver a more consistent network experience. The Equinix Los Angeles location brings the total number of Equinix metros offering AWS Direct Connect service to twelve, globally, five of those are within North America. 

Equinix Strategies View All

451 Research - Interconnection 101

451 Research - Interconnection 101

As cloud usage takes off, data production grows exponentially, content pushes closer to the edge, and end users demand data and applications at all hours from all locations, the ability to connect with a wide variety of players becomes ever more important.

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.


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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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