Your market data IT infrastructure is the cornerstone of business-as-usual operations. But what happens when the performance of legacy systems becomes sub-par or worse, an unplanned outage occurs? This insight looks at five key considerations when looking for managed services providers and includes What & Why Managed Services; 5 Things To Look Out For; Whether you should consider cloud capabilities; and How CJC can help.

As the financial industry increasingly embraces the cloud, the underlying and often overlooked energy crisis threatens to derail cloud ambitions. SunGard, a hyper-scale data centre and cloud provider, has already fallen victim, and an estimated 16,000 clients are left scrambling in the aftermath. This article explores the underlying cause of rising energy prices, the impact on data centres, the risks to the financial industry, how firms can mitigate risks, and how CJC can help.

The cost of Market Data is notoriously among the largest operational expenditures facing financial firms. However, firms do not usually fully understand why and how they can mitigate and manage the costs. This article provides an insight into five common types of client-facing challenges, the associated risks, the recommended approach, and how CJC’s award-winning consultants can help.

The Financial Conduct Authority is no longer comfortable with frequent outages and the unregulated adoption of new technologies. From 31 March, new rules and guidelines to strengthen operational resilience come into force. The article highlights the impact of the rules, enabling operational resiliency and the challenges that follow.

The Financial Conduct Authority is no longer comfortable with frequent outages and the unregulated adoption of new technologies. From 31 March, new rules and guidelines to strengthen operational resilience come into force. The article highlights the impact of the rules, enabling operational resiliency and the challenges that follow.

Firms are looking for their IT systems to both be able to detect and fix issues along with providing capacity measures in an automated manner.

In order to have good capacity management, and operational resilience, volatility is just one of many challenges that must be addressed.

Being smart about the use of cloud platforms and services can make the difference between gaining a competitive edge and falling behind rivals. IT specialists, from application developers to infrastructure teams, will have to learn the effective use of cloud-based services.

Having the business get behind cloud, enabled decision makers to widen their scope and experience. We have found that the cloud is truly an area of solutions and enablement. There is an ever-decreasing number of capabilities that the cloud cannot provide a solution for.

Easy access, speed, scalability, scalability, efficiency, and long-term sustainability are among the benefits of the Cloud. As a result, organizations have a compelling case for moving their market data to the cloud.