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By Joel York on September 13, 2011
When not moonlighting at Chaotic Flow and Cloud Ave, I’ve been toiling away at Xignite for the better part of the last three years, and I’m happy to announce that the company has successfully closed $10 million in B round funding. The round was led by of Starvest Partners‘ Deborah Farrington who is #77 on […]
Posted in Application Software, Entrepreneurship, Featured Posts, Infrastructure | Tagged altos, chaotic flow, cloud, Cloud Blog, cloud computing, financial, financial markets, funding, Market Data, market transparency, netsuite, series b, starvest, stock market, venture capital, xignite
By Joel York on August 23, 2011
The three largest US exchanges, NASDAQ, NYSE and CME Group have all recently announced significant cloud initiatives, but financial markets as a group have been slow to get on the cloud bandwagon. Too slow given the potential benefits to their customers and their own needs to increase revenue, market transparency and competitive advantage.
By Joel York on April 26, 2011
Every day automated trading creates mountains of historical stock data that traders must store and manage for trade execution, compliance, and modeling trading strategies. You’d think it would all be on the cloud already, but it isn’t.
Posted in Application Software, Featured Posts, Platforms | Tagged Algorithmic trading, big data, cloud computing, CloudBulls, Featured, financial services, Market Data, NASDAQ, NASDAQ OMX | 1 Response
By Joel York on October 12, 2010
Financial services IT departments are experiencing quantum leaps in data volume and application complexity. The cloud in all its flavors: SaaS, PaaS and IaaS, public and private, offers the most promising refuge.
By Joel York on September 17, 2010
Cloud computing has graduated from technical curiosity to technology trend. However, most financial services IT professionals are still taking a cautious approach to cloud computing.
By Joel York on September 15, 2010
Optimizing and tuning the market data systems that keep this crucial information flowing smoothly and cost effectively is no easy task. What, if anything, can cloud computing offer to ease the challenge?