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SimCorp Selects Microsoft Azure for its Move to the Public Cloud

Investment management solutions specialist SimCorp took the next step in its cloud migration this week, with the integration of its investment management platform with Microsoft Azure, the cloud computing platform with which Microsoft is hoping to win its ongoing Infrastructure-as-a-service (Iaas) battle against Amazon AWS and Google Cloud. The rapidly growing Iaas market, estimated by…

AI-Powered Data Extraction from Clearwater Analytics

Clearwater Analytics, a Software-as-a-service (Saas) buy-side data aggregation and portfolio reporting specialist, this week launches a new machine learning-based information extraction service. The data extraction solution focuses on data aggregation and normalization, drilling into transactional data to create a service that automates the ingestion of many types of data which are traditionally manually entered. The…

EDM Council Launches Cloud Data Management Work Group

Data management trade association the EDM Council this week launched the Cloud Data Management Capabilities (CDMC) Best Practices Work Group, with participation from players including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, and Microsoft Azure, as well as over 20 prominent financial industry firms. Co-chaired by Morgan Stanley and Refinitiv, project management is provided…

FeedStock Joins Red Hat Container Ecosystem

AI-driven data analytics platform Feedstock has completed Red Hat Container certification for its FeedStock Connector and has been published in the Red Hat Ecosystem Catalog. The certification enables FeedStock to use Red Hat’s container registry and deploy Red Hat certified containers in FeedStock’s client environments, enabling frictionless deployment at scale of its automated data management solutions….

ITRS Group to Save Firms 35% on Cloud Spend with ‘Right-Sizing’ Solution

While Covid-19 is forcing many firms to make massive cutbacks to staff and resources, the majority are unknowingly wasting around 35% of cloud spend at any one time thanks to a lack of oversight over their increasingly complex cloud estates. This equates to $80 billion of total global cloud spend down the drain every year…

SIX Extends ANNA Contract, Announces Cloud Upgrade

SIX has renewed its contract with the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) to serve as a co-operator of the ANNA Service Bureau (ASB) through to December 2024, along with CUSIP Global Services. SIX and CUSIP Global Services will jointly facilitate an extensive enhancement to ASB’s existing Portal Tech Infrastructure, resulting in improved communication and…

Nebula Graph Database Raises $8 Million in Series Pre-A Funding

VEsoft, the developer of the open-source Nebula Graph database, this week successfully closed $8 million in a series pre-A funding round led by Redpoint China Ventures and supported by existing angel investor Matrix Partners China. The funding will be used for additional product development and to bring Nebula Graph to market in North America, Europe,…

Goldman Sachs Invests in Data Security with $50m jSonar Stake

Database security platform jSonar has closed a $50 million investment from Goldman Sachs in its first institutional round of funding. The firm focuses on managing database risk, which has historically been plagued by high costs and output, often limited to a basic set of compliance reports. With the adoption of the cloud and the dynamic landscape of…

FIS Launches New Data Analytics Platform for Wealth Managers

Florida-based Fortune 500 FinTech firm FIS Global has launched a new platform to provide wealth managers with data and insights, helping them to automate key manual processes and utilise data analytics to meet customer requirements. FIS Unity uses APIs to provide an integrated, 360 degree view of assets across multiple providers, with the addition of…

SimCorp Merges European Market Units

SimCorp, a provider of integrated investment management solutions and services including SimCorp Datacare (a data management solution for buyside pricing and reference data), is merging its Central Europe, Southern Europe and UK/Northern Europe/Middle East (UNM) market units, into one integrated EMEA unit. The move is designed to support SimCorp’s growth ambition, by developing closer client…