Looking Through the Prism – Visualization Tools (Waters)

This story talks about Citi’s foray into visualization to help with risk management.  My comments: “Before all of the mess started, we were in a…

Wall Street's Cloudy Opportunity (Data Center Knowledge)

I moderated a recent event put on by Telx discussing the challenges faced by financial services firms when creating low latency, highly reliable infrastructures.  The…

Waters – Hybrid Clouds

There is constant talk of whether cloud computing will make its way onto Wall Street.  I’m not talking about the use of web based CRM,…

Securities Industry News – Dealing With the Data Deluge

The guys from Exegy who run the Market Data Peaks website say market data rates will only continue to increase.  I agree – although I’m…

Securities Industry News – StreamBase Launches Developer Community to Advance CEP Innovation

I got a demo and this is pretty cool stuff.  I’m sure we’ll continue to see initiatives like this from financial services focused software firms:…

AbsoluteReturn – Hey, you, get on my cloud

This article talks about adoption of cloud computing by hedge funds.  Most agree it has a place, but that place is limited.  A clip: Kevin…

Wall Street & Technology – Sybase Acquires Aleri to Enhance Real-Time Analytics Product Suite

If Aleri was having financial difficulties, Aleri’s competitors and industry observers were not aware of the fact. Mark Palmer, CEO of StreamBase Systems, a CEP…

HedgeWorld – Flagspotting: Due Diligence Should Involve Asking Hedge Fund Managers Tough Technology Questions

“Even for the smallest funds, especially for equities, there is no reason why every step of the process shouldn’t be 100 percent automated,” said Kevin…

Information Management – Getting the Message: Middleware Matters

In a study released earlier this month, “U.S. Equity Technology 2010: The Sell Side Perspective,” Tabb Group senior analyst Kevin McPartland noted that all bulge…

Wall Street Letter – Equities Trading Industry Tackles Latency Measurement

The demand for a latency standard has increased with the rise in high-frequency trading, higher trading volumes and more volatility. Latency has been reduced in…