Tag Archives: data centers

Data Center Knowledge – Is Wall Street Ready for Cloud Computing?

But that could change dramatically if financial regulators took a more active role, he said. “If the SEC, CFTC or the proper regulatory body looked at certain cloud environments and was able to certify that they were secure enough for customer data, then we would see a whole new industry within the cloud computing world […]

Information Management – Data Centers as Important As Trading Floor, Says Tabb Group

“From a sell side perspective, it means that those guys–major data center providers such as Equinix and Savvis– should look to expand current client footprints as the sell side looks to reduce server scatter (when firms use space in a variety of geographic locations),” McPartland explained to Securities Idustry News. “So if a major dealer is […]

WS&T – Sell-Side Equity Technology Gets Smarter in 2010

So, the sell side will continue to invest in infrastructure to grow capacity as the market demand for trading U.S. equities grows, but McPartland predicts it will look for smarter ways to do this and that growth will be smaller in 2010 than in the past. Full Article Here

Business demands to outpace trading tech budgets in 2010

McPartland argues that because a completely virtualised and highly utilised infrastructure is still years away for sell-side equities technology, a large gap exists between what is currently possible and actually done. In that same vein, cloud computing will be a part of equity IT strategies in the future but security concerns leave it more interesting […]

US Equity Technology 2010: The Sell Side Perspective

Download Full Report Here The study focuses on US equity infrastructures and is based on conversations with CIOs, CTOs, and heads of technology at 24 sell side firms.  Bulge bracket firms accounted for one quarter of total participants, however this equates to two thirds of all bulge bracket firms.  The discussions covered usage and trends […]