cloud computing

Feb 14, 2023

google, cloud, digital assetsGerman exchange Deutsche Börse has selected Google Cloud to provide the backbone of its digital assets business.

Jan 18, 2023

BlackRock, record, salesBlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, has seen its technology business post record figures in its recently published results.

Jan 11, 2023

insurance, digital platformInvestor servicing firm Apex Group has teamed up with insurers Aon and Mosaic for the development of a digital platform offering insurance coverage for mutual funds.

Dec 21, 2022

MSCI, Microsoft cloudIndexing giant MSCI has become the latest player in the funds industry to build a new platform on Microsoft’s Azure cloud service.

Dec 14, 2022

Microsoft, LSEG, CloudThe London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has agreed to a ten-year deal with Microsoft that will see a number of its core services migrate to the cloud.

Dec 07, 2022

Investors, costInvestment managers are prioritising operational efficiency and reduced running costs in their IT spending, suggests recently published research.

Sep 28, 2022

DTCC SnowflakeThe US-based post-trade group Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) plans to partner with cloud company Snowflake for the management and storage of its data.

Jul 27, 2022

Data linesData management tools are the top priority for firms who are investing in their workflow across front, middle and back offices, research found.

Jun 15, 2022

Cloud computing serversFinancial regulators in the UK are set to be given new powers to oversee the activity and resilience of the large cloud providers that have gained prominent roles in the UK’s financial services sector.

Jun 08, 2022

Cyber padlockUK investment manager Brewin Dolphin has contracted cloud-based network detection vendor ExtraHop to bolster its defences against cyber attacks.


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