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Cloud computing powers the world's financial exchanges

Embracing the cloud is not just a case of improving infrastructure, experts believe, but also a way to drive transformation. Many of the world’s largest financial exchanges are transforming the way they run global capital markets through the adoption of cloud computing technologies. In November, financial derivatives exchange CME Group entered a 10-year partnership with Google that will move CME’s IT infrastructure and markets to the cloud.

7 Things That Can Boost A Small Company's Revenue

Running a small business can be highly rewarding, both personally and financially. But unfortunately, not all small businesses are thriving. In fact, according to recent studies, a full 60% of them have no employees other than the owner, and only about one-third are turning a profit. Something needs to change. Fortunately, there are things that small business owners can do to boost their revenue and make their businesses more successful.

Cost optimised private cloud for financial services

Regulatory compliance and data privacy requirements require financial institutions (FIs) to consider carefully where their applications are running and where the customer data is stored. The data protection and data sovereignty laws in most countries require an enterprise to keep data in certain geographic locations. PCI Data Security Standard, for example, regulates the way the customer and financial transactions data is stored and transmitted.

Cloud-Native Package Management for the Banking Industry

Software development in the banking and finance industry can make you feel like you’re wearing chains. Regulation, compliance, upfront costs, privacy, legacy systems, fear of cyberattacks, and an “if it ain’t broke” approach can lead to a lack of innovation. Despite these challenges, some technology-forward banks like Capital One, JP Morgan Chase, HSBC, and Wells Fargo have embraced the cloud and introduced DevSecOps and cloud-friendly architectural practices.

The next-gen open source financial services cloud

The financial services industry has evolved at an astonishing rate in recent years, underpinned by rapid advances in technology. Financial institutions (FIs) are digitising their customer journeys and scaling-up transformation. Cloud is a catalyst for enterprise business transformation and is a focus for C-suite executives and board members of financial services organisations.

Multi-Cloud Trends In The Banking And Finance Sector

Organisations in the banking, insurance, and financial services sectors have been slower than others in moving to the cloud due to concerns over security, data residency, and privacy. For more traditional financial institutions, there is also the not insignificant consideration that their core banking systems are running on decades old on-prem architecture that is just not possible to shift to the public cloud. Nevertheless, adoption of the cloud in banking and finance is happening.

7 Tools You Can Use To Improve Your Online Trading Results

You don't need to look for stock quotes in the newspaper anymore; the world of stock trading has evolved considerably in recent decades and has radically transformed into a digital industry. Stocks can now be purchased and sold instantly from our smartphones or via sophisticated trading systems.

Benefits of using an Application Performance Monitoring solution in Banks & How can banks optimize their performance using an APM tool?

Monitoring business-critical applications is just as vital as deploying them since their performance directly impacts your ability to meet business goals. When it comes to the banking industry, ensuring superior application performance of applications is crucial to enabling smooth banking operations. But it’s also complex since banks deploy interconnected applications across on-premise and cloud.

Top 7 BFSI Cybersecurity Trends for 2022 that you Need to Know

BFSI (Banking, Financial Service and Insurance) organizations have remained a primary target of cybercriminals over the last several years. Given the amount of sensitive data that the BFSI sector has to deal with, they become an obvious goldmine for hackers and that is why they have to prioritise cybersecurity above all else. As a matter of fact, more than 70% of fintech companies cited information security as their top concern in the Sixth Annual Bank Survey.

Appknox Research reveals 91% of Fintech Apps Fail Basic Security Tests

The unexpected and rapid switch from the global workforce to the WFH setup caused by the coronavirus pandemic has prompted companies around the world to make extensive infrastructure adjustments to support employees working exclusively from home. According to the new IDC forecast, the number of mobile workers in the US will steadily increase from 78.5 million in 2020 to 93.5 million in 2024 over the next four years.