Cloud – Finding the Alpha with Market Data


Xignite provides a view on the market data challenges faced by hedge funds:

  • Soaring quote and execution message rates
  • Continuing fragmentation of execution venues
  • Increasing demand for multi-asset class and global data.

Xignite then goes on to offer the top 5 advantages of cloud market data, all an interesting read:

  • Top 5 Wealth Management Technology Challenges Addressed by the Cloud
  • Top 5 Hedge Fund Technology Challenges All Blown Away by the Cloud
  • Top 5 Investment Management Technology Challenges Addressed by the Cloud
  • Top 5 Broker-Dealer Technology Challenges Crushed by the Cloud

Which then leads to the following postings:

  • Top 5 Financial Technology Challenges Addressed by the Cloud
  • Top 5 Financial Website and App Challenges Addressed by a Cloud-Based Market Data Solution

Which leads to the final thoughts:

  • How many people are building on the Xignite service? Are you? If so, can you provide a hint as to what you are doing?
  • There appears ample “start-up” opportunity around leveraging Xignite, offering cloud services to the financial services world

~ by mdavey on March 3, 2012.

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