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How can investment banks respond to the fintech challenge?

2019-05-16T09:28:12-05:00

Give your engineering and ops teams the greatest gift of all – time With the world’s largest institutions facing an existential threat from new fintech challengers, all eyes are on the DevOps team and their in-house lab to drive their own innovation in response. However, burdened with a legacy network and massively complex and interwoven [...]

How can investment banks respond to the fintech challenge?2019-05-16T09:28:12-05:00

It’s the weekend – walk the trading floor or hit the dancefloor?

2019-04-12T09:34:08-05:00

Why 'walking the floor'​ at the weekend is no fun for anyone - but there is an alternative It’s the weekend. The markets are closed and the trading floor has fallen silent. The usual cacophony of voices negotiating complex FICC transactions has moved on, making its way to a nearby bar where they can recount [...]

It’s the weekend – walk the trading floor or hit the dancefloor?2019-04-12T09:34:08-05:00

If a trade needs explaining, it needs recording

2019-03-18T14:47:37-05:00

When Standard Chartered announced in its end of year results that it will include a $900 million provision for penalties relating to investigations into FX trading issues, trading compliance was once again thrust firmly into the spotlight. From electronic chat rooms to email, video calls to phone calls, there has been a constant fight by [...]

If a trade needs explaining, it needs recording2019-03-18T14:47:37-05:00

How many patches are you sitting on?

2019-02-11T09:11:02-05:00

You could be forgiven for thinking this should be a rhetorical question – the answer is surely none?  However, such is the scale and complexity of managing FICC voice trading systems, with all their interdependencies and interoperability requirements, that the reality is very much the opposite. The story of how IT departments are fighting a [...]

How many patches are you sitting on?2019-02-11T09:11:02-05:00

Telecommunications Industry Leader Grows SIP Trunking Revenue by 22% with tekVizion Verification Services

2018-07-10T15:47:39-05:00

SIP Trunk validation allows service provider to generate additional $35 million per year SIP trunking represents a significant revenue opportunity for service providers to shift business phone and Unified Communications (UC) systems from traditional phone lines to leverage the Internet for calls. It’s estimated that businesses can save 60% to 80% on calls and telecommunications [...]

Telecommunications Industry Leader Grows SIP Trunking Revenue by 22% with tekVizion Verification Services2018-07-10T15:47:39-05:00

Preventing the $9.3 Million/Hour Loss to Voice Trading Downtime

2018-05-09T16:05:15-05:00

Automation can stop revenue loss, improve voice trading service  Missing an important call can be especially costly for financial services firms, particularly capital markets companies that engage in voice trading. Downtime can mean a significant loss -- averaging $9.3 million per hour -- not to mention the risk of long-term reputational damage. Factoring in compliance [...]

Preventing the $9.3 Million/Hour Loss to Voice Trading Downtime2018-05-09T16:05:15-05:00

GDPR Compliance Day is Almost Here. Are you Ready?

2018-05-02T18:38:53-05:00

May 25, 2018 -- the GDPR compliance deadline -- is rapidly approaching. While the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in place for nearly two years now, the grace period for compliance is coming to an end. Is this only for European establishments? The regulation goes well beyond businesses based in the [...]

GDPR Compliance Day is Almost Here. Are you Ready?2018-05-02T18:38:53-05:00

The Steep Cost of Voice Trading Downtime & How to Prevent It!

2018-03-05T18:49:26-05:00

What exactly does downtime mean for a capital markets firm? For voice trading systems, it translates to an average loss of $9.3 million per hour. A hefty sum, yet that’s just the immediate impact. Consider the hit you’ll take in customer loyalty and potential long-term reputational damage. Especially if the system goes down during peak hours. [...]

The Steep Cost of Voice Trading Downtime & How to Prevent It!2018-03-05T18:49:26-05:00

New Dashboard to Accelerate Cisco HCS Deployments

2018-01-18T02:10:54-05:00

We take simple tools such as the speedometer and fuel gauge in our car for granted. In fact, the whole dashboard provides us crucial information with quick and ready access as we drive. With a simple glance, we can tell if we are speeding, need gas or if our engine requires service. The dashboard model [...]

New Dashboard to Accelerate Cisco HCS Deployments2018-01-18T02:10:54-05:00

Collaboration Experience is the Trend for 2018

2018-01-10T16:55:38-05:00

2017 was a year of contradiction for the communications and collaboration industry. On one hand, we saw vendor consolidation. (Cisco acquired Broadsoft, Mitel finally landed archrival ShoreTel and Microsoft consolidated its own offering from Skype for Business to Teams.) And yet despite fewer players, complexity continued to proliferate. In fact, new challengers, such as Slack, [...]

Collaboration Experience is the Trend for 20182018-01-10T16:55:38-05:00