Infrastructure

Data Traffic To Soar As Mobile Devices Generate The Equivalent Of 10 Billion Blu-Ray Movies By 2019

New research has forecast that mobile data traffic, generated by Smartphones, Featurephones and Tablets, will approach almost 197,000 PB (Petabytes) by 2019, equivalent to over 10 billion Blu-ray movies, according to Juniper Research. However, the research found that only 41% of the data generated by these devices will be carried over cellular networks by 2019, with the majority of mobile data traffic offloaded to Wi-Fi networks. Smartphone... more Read more »

ITRS’ Malaga Research and Development Centre is open for business

ITRS Group marked the opening of its new R&D facility in Malaga's Andalusian Technology Park (PTA) yesterday. The event was attended by representatives of the PTA, Malaga University – both of which ITRS will look to collaborate with in future – and the Mayor of Malaga. The new centre is a key milestone in ITRS' strategy to grow the business, becoming the third R&D space for the company alongside centres in Manila and London. Read more »

Scottish government to host inaugural Global Ethical Finance Forum in the country’s financial capital

The Global Ethical Finance Forum (GEFF) was formally announced today by its organizers, Middle East Global Advisors (MEGA), as taking place in early September. Hosted by the Scottish Government and supported by Visit Scotland, the Forum is a historic initiative in conjunction with the Islamic Finance Council UK (IFC UK) and Thomson Reuters. It is envisaged to be the inaugural international platform that aspires to bridge the various disconnected... more Read more »

The Swiss bank is planning to open an innovation lab in Level39's high growth space

The Swiss bank is planning to open an innovation lab in Level39's high growth space, HighGrowth:42, to explore the role of blockchain technology in financial services. The project marks the first time a global bank has focused its efforts on the blockchain, so publicly. UBS states it will also look into distributed ledger and smart contract technologies.  UBS states that  the dedicated lab will enable the bank’s team to work alongside other... more Read more »

Deutsche Bank and HP sign agreement

Deutsche Bank and Hewlett-Packard (“HP”) today announced a ten-year, multibillion dollar agreement that will further modernise the Bank’s global information technology (IT) environment and aims to significantly reduce related IT infrastructure costs. Under the terms of the agreement, which mainly covers wholesale banking IT infrastructure, HP will provide dedicated data centre services on demand including storage, platform and hosting. Deutsche... more Read more »

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Gartner named Infosys a leader for Oracle Application Management Service Providers

Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions, today announced that it has been positioned as a leader by Gartner, Inc. in its newly published report Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Management Service Providers, Worldwide, authored by Gilbert van der Heiden, Frances Karamouzis, and Ian Marriott, published on 16 October 2014. This is the third consecutive year that Infosys has been named a Leader in this... more Read more »

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TMX Atrium to sign distribution agreement with NPL

TMX Atrium®, TMX Group's global capital markets infrastructure provider, has announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the United Kingdom’s National Measurement Institute, to distribute NPLTime®. Read more »

Ebury announces international expansion and recruitment drive

Ebury, the fast-growing financial services company that helps businesses to trade and grow internationally, has today announced it is to increase its workforce by over 100 across its three core markets by December 2014, bringing the total number of employees to near 300. Read more »

Bravura Solutions celebrates GoodAccreditation Standard hat-trick

Bravura Solutions Limited (Bravura), is pleased to announce that it has achieved the GoodAccreditation Standard for the third year running. The accolade is given by Goodacre UK, a leading specialist consultancy for the financial services industry. To attain the standard, Bravura had to meet the strict accreditation criteria, which validates the quality of its platform and transfer agency propositions.   Read more »

IBM to Manage Blackboard's Datacenters and Cloud Infrastructure

Blackboard Inc. and IBM announced a collaborative agreement for IBM to manage Blackboard's datacenters and cloud infrastructure. The two companies will also work together to develop innovative educational solutions, taking advantage of IBM Watson's cognitive computing technology and Blackboard's broad capabilities suite. Read more »

Kris Finsoftware and CustomerXPs Launch Clari5, voted Best Fraud Detection Product for Extreme Real-time Fraud Management, for Asia Pacific Banks

Subsequent to CustomerXPs’ Clari5 being voted Best Fraud Detection Product at the Annual OpRisk Awards in London in June 2016, Kris Finsoftware and CustomerXPs have announced a customized version of the acclaimed product available directly to banks in Asia Pacific to meet their specific requirements. Read more »

Unisys Enhances its ClearPath Forward Solution

Unisys Corporation  announced ClearPath Forward™ ePortal 7.0 – the latest edition of the company's integrated, highly automated application development and modernization solution for extending applications onto mobile devices, the web and service oriented application (SOA) environments. Read more »

Siemiątkowski, Knox, Graubner-Mueller – the Great Minds Coming to Impact’16 Fintech/Insurtech

Sebastian Siemiątkowski, founder of Klarna, Ricky Knox, CEO of Tandem Bank and Alexander Graubner-Mueller from Kreditech will come to Wroclaw to attend impact’16 fintech/insurtech – a congress devoted to the technological novelties in financial sector.   500 participants, 100 speakers, both from Poland and international and 250 meet-ups between startups and corporations – it’s just a short summary of impact’16 fintech/insurtech. This congress... more Read more »

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