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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in August 2013
This Is Why There Is A Lack Of Adoption Of Big Data Solutions In Financial Institutions
Commentary  |  8/29/2013  | 
Financial services organizations focused on institutional clients don't have the volume or variety of data to support big data investments.
Does Cloud Computing Make The Capital Markets More Secure?
Commentary  |  8/28/2013  | 
Recent simulated tests have shown that cloud-based systems can make critical tests more realistic and include more industry participants.
The Bite Of New Market Realities
Commentary  |  8/26/2013  | 
As trading volumes plummet, exchanges are looking for new sources of revenue. One of the most popular new sources is technology.
Why Is Goldman Sachs Having Trading Glitches?
News  |  8/21/2013  | 
Even an investment powerhouse that is awash in cash, smart people, and presumed state-of-the-art IT can experience a spectacular trading error. But why are they even happening?
This is Why Merrill Lynch is Overhauling Their Platforms
News  |  8/20/2013  | 
Merrill Lynch is consolidating the plethora of programs that have sustained their adviser accounts into one organized platform. Despite some controversy, analysts seem excited for change.
Data Management Trending In Exchanges & Small Firms
News  |  8/15/2013  | 
GoldenSource explains the challenges of on-boarding waves of smaller tech firms to data management systems and a new trend in stock exchanges. 
More Exchange Outages: Do We Learn from the Past?
Commentary  |  8/14/2013  | 
Despite regulatory mandates and growing IT spend, the recent BATS BZX Exchange and Direct Edge glitches show that market failures persist.
Moneybrawl: Michael Lewis Takes on Goldman Sachs, HFT
News  |  8/5/2013  | 
The author of Moneyball takes us inside how Goldman Sachs pushed to have its former top coder, Serge Aleynikov, placed in handcuffs and how the firm barely has a handle on high-frequency trading even today.
Data Overload: Admin Tasks Continue to Strain High-Level Performers
News  |  8/5/2013  | 
Software engineers waste 9.9 hours on administrative tasks per week.
2014 IT Spending To Increase Slightly
News  |  8/2/2013  | 
Banks of all sizes indicate they will spend more on IT in 2014, with more allocated to innovation and discretionary spending.
Hedge Funds Increasingly Using Cloud For Back-End Computing
News  |  8/1/2013  | 
Hedge funds are increasingly adopting the cloud for the purposes of cost savings, and the shift to cloud can mean big business opportunities for cloud providers.

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