Thursday , 22 June 2017

How Cloud creates opportunities for service providers in the financial services industry

financial services industry

– Verity Gibbons, Marketing Director at FinTech Connect, says: In the previous two articles we spoke about “utilizing the cloud to enhance competitive positioning” and “cloud and regulations in financial services” which mostly represented a view from the perspective of the financial institution and rarely from that of the service provider. For this reason, throughout this article we will be focusing on ... Read More »

Cloud Ecosystem LIVE! Roundtable at ITW’15

Cloud Ecosystem

– Joanna Styczen, Technical Writing Director, iMiller Public Relations, says: Cloud Ecosystem By 2018, Cisco predicts that more than 78 percent of workloads will be processed by cloud data centers.  A recent Cloud Computing Study conducted by IDG also found that 69 percent of enterprises have either applications or infrastructure running in the cloud. Gartner has even named cloud computing the first ... Read More »

Cloud and Regulation in Financial Services

Cloud and Regulation in Financial Services

– Verity Gibbons, Marketing Director at FinTech Connect, says: When talking about cloud and regulation in financial services, it is important to approach it with a clear understanding of the typical policies that your national regulator will require you to adhere to. Let’s start with outsourcing policy. Cloud mode provides us with a way of outsourcing data centre environments, applications, and services ... Read More »

Why Desktop Virtualization leads the way in the VDI market

desktop virtualization

  – Michele Gasparoli, Channel Marketing Manager, Praim, says: The virtualization market in general and desktop virtualization in particular has progressed over the years to support changing business needs. Until a few years ago, as anyone who implemented a virtual desktop infrastructure would testify, substantial resources and advanced skills both in networking and storage were needed to successfully complete a ... Read More »

Ensuring Fair Weather in the Cloud for Your Virtual Applications

Virtual Applications

Virtual Applications – Adam Stern, Founder and CEO of Infinitely Virtual, says: While small and midsize businesses are often keen to move their applications to the cloud, the benefits of cloud migration don’t simply rain down from the sky. In order to take advantage of the flexibility (and cost savings) of virtual server hosting, organizations need to address some common challenges. Fortunately, there are a few simple ... Read More »

OpenStack Public Cloud Beats Amazon Web Services EC2 on Performance and Value

OpenStack Public Cloud

– Satish Hemachandran, Internap SVP & GM, Cloud and Hosting, says: OpenStack Public Cloud Application performance needs should be a key factor for organizations deciding on a cloud architecture. When looking at specific metrics that matter to a given use case, it’s important to evaluate the price-for-performance ratio. Companies often learn the hard way that mass market, commodity cloud offerings can ... Read More »

Forrester Research Evaluates Data Virtualization Market

data virtualization market

  – Suresh Chandrasekaran, is Senior VP North American at Denodo, says: The data virtualization market is thriving with over two dozen solutions, and more mature solutions available to support very large and complex deployments. According to Forrester Research’s new report: The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Virtualization, Q1 2015 enterprise architects are looking at data virtualization to deliver a trusted, real-time, ... Read More »

Enabling Virtualized Banking Environments

virtualized banking

– Diaz Ayub, Cloud Lead – FinTech Connect Virtualized Banking At the outset it is important to understand where cloud will fit into the existing banking landscape and in order to do so, one must first recognize that the biggest development of recent times is the complete transformation and virtualisation of traditional banking services. Emphasis is on the digitization of products and ... Read More »


information management

– Mika Javanainen, Senior Director of Product Management, M-Files Corporation, says: There is no doubt that the cloud has forever changed how companies purchase and deploy business applications. Arguably, most businesses are already leveraging a cloud service of some kind. Many are drawn to the potential benefits of the cloud, which can include cost savings, flexibility and scalability. But what ... Read More »

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