Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet, Ibis Capital

Ibis Capital to launch education technology SPAC

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 12:36

Ibis Capital, profiled in AlphaQ, a specialist education technology alternative investment manager, is to launch the world’s first education technology special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC. »

Matt Smith, SteelEye

SteelEye selected for inaugural UK government fintech programme

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 08:51

SteelEye, a compliance technology and data analytics firm, has been selected as one of twenty companies in Tech Nation’s first inaugural Fintech Programme, part of HM Treasury’s fintech strategy to support the development of fast-growing tech companies. »

Olivia Munro, EzeCastle Integration

Multi-cloud vs hybrid cloud: Differences and similarities

Mon, 03/09/2018 - 12:19

By Olivia Munro, EzeCastle Integration - When it comes to cloud terminology, the definitions can be...cloudy...for lack of a better word. While cloud computing is considered a business imperative, it can be complicated trying to decipher which model is best for your firm. Traditionally, the financial sector has outsourced to the private cloud due to the security it provides around the industry's highly classified and sensitive data. Now, many firms are moving to a hybrid cloud strategy, a mix of public and private cloud models.  »

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Top considerations when evaluating an IT provider for your firm

Sun, 02/09/2018 - 10:30

By Amanda Daly, EzeCastle Integration – If you are launching a new firm or enhancing the operational efficiency of an existing firm, choosing an external provider to outsource your IT needs is an important decision that should be made after careful consideration and evaluation. To help with the evaluation process, here are our top considerations to keep in mind when evaluating IT providers and which best suits the needs of your firm. »

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Koger launches open source client portal

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:15

Koger, a global financial services technology company, has launched an open-source client portal for financial institutions, asset managers, and fund administrators that works in tandem with the systems they already have in place. »

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Digitalising financial services still in early stages

Mon, 20/08/2018 - 09:25

When it comes to technology adoption and innovation, compared to other industries financial services is merely scratching the surface. Dipping its toe in. Engaging in proofs of concept but rarely integrating new solutions across multiple geographies.  »

Marc Schroter, SimCorp

SimCorp releases version 6.4 of SimCorp Dimension

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 17:38

SimCorp, a provider of investment management solutions and services to the global financial services industry, has announced a raft of enhancements and developments of its flagship investment management software solution, SimCorp Dimension. »

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OpenFin appoints Global Head of Enterprise Deployment

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 17:28

OpenFin, an operating system for the financial industry, has appointed Stephen Wood as Global Head of Enterprise Deployment. »

Emily Randall, Edge Technology

Edge Technology Group’s Hong Kong division achieves ISO 27001 Certification

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 10:19

Edge Technology Group, a global technology advisory and fully-managed IT service provider catering for hedge funds, private equity firms and family offices worldwide, has been awarded the International Standard Organisation (ISO) 27001 certification for its information security systems’ infrastructure and operations supporting its Hong Kong based client offerings. »

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KOGER enhances workflow management software

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 11:04

KOGER has enhanced its workflow management software to provide the fund services sector with ‘complete functionality for document, business process and client contact management’. »

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