The financial services industry has been under increasing pressure during the past several years to view operational resilience and their risk management postures as being symbiotic in the wake of rising operational incidents and increasingly frequent security threats.
This is part one of a two part blog series on open source based private cloud for financial services. This blog describes the need for a cost-effective private cloud to execute a successful hybrid cloud strategy. It also shares a comparison between proprietary and open source based private cloud platforms.
Fintech companies around the world are transforming how financial services are delivered. Nowhere is that more apparent than in customer service, especially around complaints, disputes, and fraud operations, with new entrants redefining what good looks like. Australian firms such as Afterpay, the buy-now, pay-later giant acquired by Square, have succeeded by offering new products and experiences in line with consumer preferences for simple, intuitive, streamlined services.
In the late 1960s, there was a rock band called Ten Years After and I liked the name the first I heard about them. I wanted to use "Splunk and the Financial Services Industry: Ten Years After" as the title of this blog entry, but it’s been more than ten years since I wrote the first Splunk Blogs entry on Splunk and the Financial Services Industry. As you can tell, a lot has changed since then and more than a decade is an internet lifetime in technology.
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.