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Upcoming Webinar: Embedding AI & Machine Learning into your trading operations

Date: 15 September 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET It’s no secret that AI and Machine Learning are changing the landscape of the trading industry. As these tools and techniques become more mainstream, their availability to even the smallest of financial firms is becoming a more viable proposition.  From speech recognition…

Recorded Webinar: Financial Services Infrastructure in the Post-Covid Environment

The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken financial institutions’ working practices to the core. Trading volumes have exploded, with some venues recording more than 10X the usual volume of transactions. Volatility has raged, with the benchmark VIX index testing new highs. And nor are these one-offs; the impact has been sustained since the virus hit in early…

Recorded Webinar: Advances in Trade Infrastructure Monitoring

Date: 19 May 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET To wring greater performance from your trading infrastructure, it’s essential to be able to measure its performance. Leaders in the trading technology race are already using infrastructure monitoring capabilities to assess their trading set-ups and to derive value-added data and insights into…

QuantHouse Automates Global Operations with Cloud-Based Robot Agents

QuantHouse, a provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions including market data services, algo trading platform and infrastructure products, has completed the first phase of its infrastructure process automation programme using cloud-based robot agents. It remains crucial during times of uncertainty and volatility that infrastructures operate reliably, efficiently and have the necessary scale to meet ever-growing…

2 + 2 = 5: Beeks Financial Cloud Acquires Velocimetrics in £4.2m Deal

Following an earlier attempt in 2019 that fell at the final hurdle, Glasgow-based cloud computing and global infrastructure services company Beeks Financial Cloud has finally snapped up trade analytics specialist Velocimetrics for a cool £1.3 million, in a deal announced yesterday. The initial acquisition amount was split between £700,000 in cash and £600,000 in equity,…

Consultants Greenbirch Aims to Guide Firms on Cloud Strategy

With the coronavirus pandemic having firmly fixed cloud on the agenda of trading technologists across the board, a group of London market consultants has launched Greenbirch, which is offering financial institutions guidance on their cloud strategies. According to Alex Wolcough, the former Appbroker consultant behind the Greenbirch initiative, the company plans to help financial firms…

Financial Markets Operations Response to COVID-19: Best Practices for Working from Home

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting all walks of life, and carries with it implications for society beyond even the obvious and immediate health impact. Business is being hit across the board, with many corporations sending staff home in an effort to keep them both safe and working. It’s clear that firms can’t rely on a…

Velocimetrics Cuts Costs with Software Only Network Monitoring and Cloud Traffic Storage

Velocimetrics has released stream2Cloud, a software only network monitoring and traffic storage solution that can be used across multiple sites and provides access to real-time enterprise analytics. The solution is based on tried and tested Velocimetrics technology, such as network traffic capture protocol decoders developed for real-time analytics. It can be integrated with Velocimetrics’ VMX…

Network Resilience in Financial Services – Why it Matters and How Firms Can Achieve it

By Alan Stewart-Brown, vice president EMEA, Opengear Firms across the financial services sector are increasingly reliant on IT networks to deliver core services, but this can leave them vulnerable to rapidly escalating security threats. Hacking software is widely available and threats from social engineering, phishing, and malware attacks are an ever-present reality. To alleviate the…