Category Archives: Cloud

When is the Cloud Not the Cloud?

Guest Contributor: Mal Cullen, Head of the Americas and Eagle ACCESS℠, Eagle Investment Systems Companies in the financial services sector are increasingly moving to cloud-based systems for their software solutions and with good reason. Understandably, cloud-based solutions were initially treated … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing Adoption in Asset Management

Guest Contributor: Jonathan Schapiro, Global Head of Cloud Solutions, BI-SAM These days, the term “Cloud” has become ubiquitous – even the un-savviest of technology users have a general concept of what the term alludes to. But while “the Cloud’ is … Continue reading

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FTF News Predictions for 2013 – Download our Digital Issue Today!

To say the least, FTF News is very proud to present our first completely digital magazine. As you flip through the pages (love those sound effects) and admire the look of it, you will see that we are making some … Continue reading

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“What Is” Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing is changing the way companies access IT resources. Rather than build out their own infrastructures, firms can use a cloud computing provider to manage its IT infrastructure in a more affordable manner than standard deployment. The provider then … Continue reading

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Corporate Actions in the Cloud, ISO 20022 and Data Barriers, Oh My

It’s official.  The preliminary agenda for the FTF 6th Annual Corporate Actions Processing Conference is up, live and ready for your viewing pleasure.  This year, we will be focusing on how corporate action departments can overcome real-time reporting requirements, changes … Continue reading

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Cloud IT Services: Changing the Game for Hedge Funds

Guest Contributor: Jason Elmer, Director of Business Development, Abacus Group The cost of owning and operating on-site IT resources has led hedge funds to adopt cloud-based IT solutions at an increasing rate.  This momentum has been helped by a greater … Continue reading

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Simply, The Cloud

Guest Contributor: Dan Retzer, CTO, XSP A solution built around a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) is the key to a solid and flexible architectural foundation. Without SOA, software providers like XSP could not inherently take advantage of THE most important disruptive … Continue reading

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How to Launch a Hedge Fund … Did You Miss Out?

I am pleased to report that we received a ton of great feedback from our most recent How to Launch a Hedge Fund seminar in New York last week!  Subjects discussed ranged from the up-front decisions and vendors needed to … Continue reading

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Win an Apple TV!!!

There’s no denying that Cloud Computing is gaining ground on Wall Street.  In fact, FTF News has singled out Cloud Computing as one of the hottest trends to watch in 2012. Therefore, we are conducting a follow-up survey to the … Continue reading

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Reconciliations in the Cloud: Going Behind the Hype?

Guest Contributor: David Penney, EVP Strategy and Product Management , SmartStream Technologies Group It seems a weekly occurrence that a new cloud product/service is announced. But beyond the marketing buzz and the use and abuse of the term ‘cloud’, is there … Continue reading

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