Equinix Offers Private Cloud With A Twist
Highly secure, highly networked Equinix facilities in Secaucus, N.J. and Chicago let enterprise customers install their own server racks, then manage them as private infrastructure-as-a-service operations.
BATS CEO: It Is With Great Humility
BATs CEO Joe Ratterman says it was a software glitch and in a letter to clients and investors he is now explaining to clients and the investor community what exactly happened.
Foreign Traders Invade Grain Giants' N. American Turf
For decades, the world's leading grain traders like Cargill and Bunge enjoyed an unparalleled advantage: their smaller North American
competitors lacked the flexibility and diversity of a global
operation, and their foreign rivals lacked access to the biggest
and most stable exporters in the world.
Securing the Cloud From the Outside-In
Conducting extensive due diligence of a cloud provider’s technology, processes and track-record can help alleviate security concerns for companies looking to move into cloud computing.
The Attraction of OTC Clearing
Despite all the noise and hoopla, market participants seem to be huddled together at the top of the diving board waiting for someone else to take the plunge first.
Former Goldman European Head Cyzer Joins BTIG
The former head of European
sales trading at Goldman Sachs, Matthew Cyzer, has joined
BTIG to spearhead the boutique U.S. broker's aggressive European
growth plan in the latest sign of hiring by smaller firms.
Amazon Cuts Cloud Computing Prices
Amazon Web Services lowers prices 5% to 37%, reducing the cost of an entry level compute unit and enticing largest customers with volume deals.
The 3 Biggest Pain Points on the Road to Swaps Clearing
Central clearing promises to bring transparency to the OTC derivatives market and reduce participants' risk. But dragging swaps out into the open is a difficult road. Here are three challenges adding to the buy side's pain -- and insight into how they can be overcome.
Who Do Buy-Side Firms Trust With Their Money?
In the absence of clear rules on customer collateral protection, the question of default risk weighs on investment managers entering the swaps clearing game, and some market participants argue that custodians offer a safer option than brokers.