Cloud projects are delivering immediate cost reduction, faster innovation and sometimes better than expected results, leading financial institutions to allocate almost half (48%) of their IT budget to public cloud services in 2020, up from 41% this year, according to results of recent Refinitiv research into the use of cloud technology for financial data. The key challenge is managing data privacy controls across multiple datasets in different location, while some firms are limiting use of the cloud because of regulatory concerns. The Refinitiv research is based on telephone interviews with 300 executives at buy-side and sell-side firms.
A-Team Insight Briefs
Migration of financial apps and data to the cloud is well underway as financial institutions take the opportunity to cut the cost of running systems on premise, scale as and when required, and spin up test environments quickly and inexpensively. Moving the trading technology stack to the cloud is a different and more difficult proposition....
Bloomberg is replicating the US release of its B-PIPE real-time market data feed in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud in Europe and Asia. While a few clients are in production and others are working to get up and running in the US, Bloomberg is testing B-PIPE in the cloud in Tokyo and London with...
The TradingTech Summit in London brings together European senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution and trading architecture to discuss how firms can use high performance technologies to optimise trading in the new regulatory environment.
As the July 1, 2014 deadline for compliance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act – or FATCA – approaches, financial institutions around the world are working to ensure their data management and operational systems will meet the requirements of the US legislation. This report discusses the requirements of FATCA and how the legislation is...