Staying in control of your IT infrastructure with colocation

Financial services organizations operate in a highly competitive market which puts great emphasis on the IT infrastructure to remain robust and efficient. Understandably banks, insurance companies, trading firms and others have traditionally kept their IT on-premise, where they can maintain their own specifications and controls. And it’s proved to be a prudent option, particularly for…

The Floating Cloud Trend

For financial services institutions, the competition to gain competitive advantage is fierce. Many factors can set you apart from the pack: a few microseconds of advantage in a digital trade; your network uptime; the responsiveness of your customer service; or the ability to quickly and rapidly scale operations to meet market demand. These are also…

Can Your Infrastructure Meet the Requirements of MiFID II?

With GDPR still a prevalent concern across the financial services industry, financial institutions face another major regulatory challenge in the form of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II). In the UK alone, the Financial Conduct Authority received 1,335 notifications of inaccurate transaction reporting under (MiFID II during 2018*).