Infrastructure

Avelacom enhances its low latency data services to trade on HKEX markets

Avelacom, the high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure provider for the financial services industry, has enhanced its high-speed network performance and joined Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited’s (HKEX) ecosystem of network service providers to offer the market’s lowest latency route between London and Hong Kong. Read more »

Copper covers 96% of the crypto market after Walled Garden expansion

Copper, the London-based custodian for digital assets, has expanded its Walled Garden infrastructure and is now connected to the top 15 exchanges – including: Coinbase,  Deribit, OKEx, Bitstamp, Bitfinex, Huobi, Binance, Bitmex, Kraken, Bittrex and HitBTC. This gives Copper’s institutional customers access to a larger liquidity pool as the company’s trade and settlement volumes continue to increase 50% month-on-month. Read more »

Avelacom Launches Multi-Cloud Solution to Accelerate Connectivity to Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Avelacom, the high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure provider for the financial services industry, has launched its multi-cloud connectivity solution to simplify and accelerate how traders connect to cryptocurrency exchanges. It delivers secure, direct and ultra-low latency access to cryptocurrency exchanges hosted in Alibaba Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud platform.   Read more »

New Nintex Research Shows UK Businesses Need Strong Values and Corporate Cultures to Attract and Retain Gen Z Talent

A new study, The Gen Z Effect on Workplaces in the UK, has uncovered the career drivers, views and values of the largest generational population in the world. The research, which focused on both current and future Gen Z employees in the UK, alongside UK business decision makers, found that employers must ditch the Millennial playbook and write an entirely new one for their newest, youngest employees. Read more »

Tarkan Maner Joins Nutanix as Chief Commercial Officer

Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced Read more »

B-Hive hands over the torch to the strong community it established in just three years

B-Hive, one of the most successful fintech ecosystems in Europe, announces that the company has reached all original goals set up on its inception and is now ready to hand over the torch to the broader community. Successful innovation and strong alliances  Over the last three years, B-Hive brought together a fintech ecosystem of over 180 members, helped position Brussels as a gateway to Europe and saw major brands such as Lloyds, MoneyGram and... more Read more »

Monex Summit Europe to take place on 27th – 28th of November 2019, in Warsaw, Poland

Monex Summit Europe provides networking services and organizes professional B2B meetings: Monex Summit Europe aims to expand the knowledge and maximize deal-making opportunities for all participants within the region. The event will welcome the top managers; ranging from the industry’s biggest multinational players and banks to its most innovative startups and renowned speakers. Read more »

Sponsorship and delegate registrations are open for IFINTEC Finance Technologies Conference and Exhibition

Sponsorship and delegate registrations are open for IFINTEC Finance Technologies Conference and Exhibition that will be held on 21 - 22 April 2020 in Istanbul, Turkey. IFINTEC is a global conference which is one of the biggest and most important conferences in EMEA region with its focus on Retail Banking, Digital Banking, Core Banking, Payment Systems, Banking Technologies, Banking IT Solutions, Digital Transformation and Finance Technologies.... more Read more »

Qatar Innovation Week – A Powerful Synergy for Qatar’s Vision

For what can serve as a powerful technology enabler for the Qatar National Vision 2030, the country is all set to harness innovation narratives around future cutting edge technologies. Qatar Innovation Week will bring together regional and international industry experts at the Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl – Doha, on 25th and 26th of this month. Read more »

DTCC Delivers Beta Version of FRTB Data Service to Provide Real Insight on the Potential Impact of New Capital Framework

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced the availability of a beta version of its FRTB Real Price Observations Data Service. The service will enable the mapping of risk factors to a pool of global derivatives data to gain insight on modellability results in accordance with the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB)... more Read more »

Avelacom and BEQUANT collaborate to build a diverse and liquid ecosystem for professional crypto traders

BEQUANT, a leading cryptocurrency exchange with prime brokerage services is collaborating with Avelacom, the high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure provider; to provide crypto currency market participants with faster access to BEQUANT’s market infrastructure via Avelacom’s low latency network.  Through this initiative BEQUANT’s colocation facilities and connectivity footprint globally will be increased through a point-to-... more Read more »

Alliance between EWPN and Wnet sees increased benefits on both sides of the Atlantic for women in fintech and payments

The European Women Payments Network (EWPN) and the U.S.-based Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (Wnet) share a mission to create better opportunities for women and the men that advocate for them in the fintech and payments industries. As a result of their like-minded goals to improve inclusion and diversity, the two organisations today announced they are coming together to allow their respective members to share the benefits of both... more Read more »

60 percent of UK enterprises worry about their ability to transfer data post-Brexit as deadline looms

UK enterprises are increasingly concerned over whether they will be able to transfer data when the UK leaves the European Union – according to research by 4sl. In the survey of 200 UK IT decision makers in October 2019, 60 percent of large enterprises were concerned about their ability to transfer data from the EU to the UK post-Brexit – while 61 percent were worried about their ability to back up data held in the EU. Read more »

The Ever-Expanding Role of the CFO

“A recent McKinsey survey found that the CFO’s role has become broader and more complex than even 2 years ago.  Today’s CFO has an average of 6.2 reporting functional areas with a corresponding increase in responsibilities including board engagement and taking the lead in digital transformation initiatives.” In order to adapt to the constant changes within the role, a modern CFO must be passionate about innovation and value creation. Read more »

CFO Summit - Are you a Finance leader?

If so, the 37th CFO Summit will help you gain insight into new #strategic approaches that meet the ultimate goal of reducing #cost and improving #operational #efficiency. When: November 7-9, 2019 Where: Four Seasons Resort & Club at Las Colinas| Irving, TX The 37th CFO Summit program will include presentations from the likes of: Read more »

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