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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in February 2009
NYSE Liffe Announces Top Management Changes
News  |  2/27/2009  | 
Calypso Aquires Galapagos
News  |  2/26/2009  | 
Galapagos platform to bolster Calypso's front office analytics and risk management offerings
NYSE Liffe US Completes Upgrade to Liffe Connect Platform
News  |  2/26/2009  | 
U.S. electronic futures market also migrates to Chicago-based data center.
Man Group Manages Virtual Sprawl Using DynamicOps
News  |  2/26/2009  | 
Alternative investment firm using one software console to manage virtual machines from Citrix, VMWare, Microsoft, Linux and others.
Fidessa Grows Asia-Pacific Operations
News  |  2/25/2009  | 
Fidessa is beefing up its Asia-Pacific operations with new hires and the opening of a larger regional headquarters in Hong Kong.
Thomson Reuters Hires Siddiqui As Head of Islamic Finance
News  |  2/25/2009  | 
Taps former Dow Jones Index executive to grow the business in this sector.
Why Are We Letting the Shorts Kill the Market?
Commentary  |  2/24/2009  | 
Remember the bullies in the school yard, all picking on a defenseless youngster. They all piled on and took shots at hurting the kid. That’s what’s happening on Wall Street.
VMware, Intel Collaborating on Remote Virtual Desktop Management
News  |  2/24/2009  | 
Tools to let IT manage and fix virtual desktops and laptops remotely, even if they're turned off or have crashed, should be available in the second quarter of this year.
Seasons Capital Management Chooses Imagine Software's Derivatives.com
News  |  2/24/2009  | 
Hedge fund moves off of in-house spreadsheet applications to obtain real-time risk controls.
EuroCCP To Begin Clearing Trades For Spanish Market
News  |  2/24/2009  | 
Clearing volumes reflect rise in trades on the Turquose platform.
PLUS Markets Chooses NETbuilder for Market Analysis
News  |  2/24/2009  | 
PLUS Markets Chooses NETbuilder to Support Trading Volume Increase
Corvil to Provide BT with Network Latency Management within Global Capital Markets
News  |  2/23/2009  | 
Joint solution allows greater transparency of network latency challenges faced by financial institutions.
Skyler Appoints Global Products Director
News  |  2/23/2009  | 
Skyler Technology, an provider of ultra-low latency market data solutions, has hired industry veteran, Mark Ford to its management team
Nasdaq OMX Unveils A European Government Relief Index
News  |  2/23/2009  | 
Benchmark tracks the performance of European companies participating in government sponsored relief programs.
Fixnetix to Provide Direct Data Feed From JSE
News  |  2/20/2009  | 
South Africa's leading exchange taps low-latency technology to distribute its data.
Wikis and Wall Street: A Perfect Match?
News  |  2/19/2009  | 
The key to leveraging wikis on Wall Street is picking and choosing the business problems that wikis are well-suited to solve, and which skirt around the security and compliance issues that have hampered previous SaaS deployments.
Deutsche Bank’s Stealth Algorithm Executes in 30 Global Markets
News  |  2/19/2009  | 
Customized strategy enables buy-side to deal with huge volatility, dispersed liquidity and widening spreads.
Newedge Names Stephen Davy Chief Information Officer
News  |  2/19/2009  | 
Global brokerage Newedge has named Stephen Davy Chief Information Officer for Newedge Americas and Head of Sales Technology globally.
FIX Protocol Ltd. Launches FAST Protocol Version 1.2
News  |  2/18/2009  | 
Latest version of data compression technology offers efficiency gains and compatibility for use with FIX.
Patsystems Gains Access to Brazilian Market
News  |  2/18/2009  | 
Patsystems will now provide direct market access, for both local and international participants, to Latin America’s largest exchange, BM&F, the derivatives segment of BM&FBOVESPA.
Nomura Picks TradingScreen to Roll out ModelEx for European Electronic Trading
News  |  2/18/2009  | 
TradingScreen to become key distributor for Nomura's global buy-side client base following its 2008 acquisition of Lehman.
Fund Manager Adds Data Visualization for Risk Management
News  |  2/17/2009  | 
Sycomore Asset Management has licensed Panopticon data visualization software to enable its fund managers to monitor performance and risk metrics.
Data Center In A Box Concept Still Popular, HP Says
News  |  2/11/2009  | 
HP and Active Power say their modular data center is 10% more energy-efficient than the competition.
Reuters, Sun Offer Virtualization for RMDS
News  |  2/10/2009  | 
Running RMDS 6 on Sun's Containers said to provide a smaller footprint and no adverse effect on latency.
Coral8 Rolls Out Coral8 Engine Release 5.6
News  |  2/10/2009  | 
New release features increased performance, open integration with third party client tools and an enhanced Microsoft .Net SDK
Adveq Management Selects M5’s Hosted VoIP Solution
News  |  2/10/2009  | 
Solution will upgrade IT and support rapid growth
Tandberg Extends Telepresence to the Mobile Desktop
News  |  2/6/2009  | 
Tandberg's latest videoconferencing camera brings high-definition video to the desktop Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007.
Citi/Morgan Brokerage Merger Presents Disruption and Opportunity. Will It Work?
News  |  2/4/2009  | 
Though the integration process is bound to be slow and painful, and the likely layoffs have earned it the moniker 'Citi Morgue,' Citi and Morgan Stanley's retail brokerage joint venture has an opportunity to forge a best-of-both-worlds wealth management platform.
AQR Capital Deploys Server Management Software
News  |  2/4/2009  | 
Scalent technology helps Greenwich investment firm automate server reprovisioning and failover.
Compliance to Take Center Stage if SEC Registration is Required of Hedge Funds
News  |  2/2/2009  | 
Two big items are the written code of ethics and an annual compliance review.

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