Options, a provider of cloud-enabled managed services, has collaborated with Pure Storage to deliver all-NVMe (non-volatile memory express), all-flash cloud storage to capital markets. Built on Storage-as-a-Service infrastructure from Pure Storage, the solution allows Options’ customers to reliably store data at scale and access the information instantly across its global financial network. Customers can also more effectively deploy containerised environments, large-scale datasets and other low-latency applications. Options’ Pure as-a-Service deployment will be integrated into the firm’s enterprise-grade network, comprised of 40+ data centre sites worldwide.
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The Covid-19 pandemic has created new demand for financial information delivery infrastructure to accommodate the many trading and support personnel now working from home (WFH). For many firms, new cloud delivery and hosting capabilities offer a viable solution for supporting these staff, accelerating demand for cloud-based market data delivery infrastructures. This development has thrown up...
AWS, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Aquis Exchange recently completed a proof of concept (POC) that confirmed the viability of situating an exchange matching engine in a cloud environment. The POC – which focused on evaluating the core functions and connectivity latencies of Aquis’s order-matching platform in the AWS cloud – demonstrated respectable order turnaround...
Now in its 6th year, the RegTech Summit in London explores how the European financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
The May 25, 2018 compliance deadline of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is approaching fast, requiring financial institutions to understand what personal data they hold, why they process it, and whether it is shared with other organisations. In line with individuals’ rights under the regulation, they must also provide access to individuals’ personal data and...