January 2017

Powering Financial Spread Betting with In-Memory Computing Webinar Recap
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Eric Karpman
Spread betting has been one of the major global growth markets since the financial crisis of 2008. There are several reasons for this, including preferential tax treatment, low entry and transaction costs, wider bid-offer spreads, less regulation, and a diverse universe of products and options. However, spread betting can be a very risky business. To limit risk and increase the rewards from…
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Transforming Asset and Wealth Management with In-Memory Computing Webinar Recap
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Eric Karpman
Asset and wealth management continues to be one of the most attractive segments of the financial services industry, promising profitability and growth in a world of financial uncertainty.  However, most financial institutions are observing a shift in their client demographics.  The new client base demands different ways of placing and managing their financial holdings. As a result, technology is…
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Matt Sarrel
Financial fraud is now a multi-billion-dollar business and growing rapidly, with Juniper Research predicting that online fraud alone will climb from $10.7 billion in 2015 to 25.6 billion in 2020. Financial fraud prevention is critical as failure to detect and prevent fraud can harm the reputations of financial firms and reduce confidence in the industry as a whole.  Protecting their…
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Monday, January 23, 2017 | Matt Sarrel
Please join me for a webinar on January 31 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET to learn how to take your eCommerce to the next level with the unrivaled performance and scale provided by in-memory computing. If your eCommerce initiatives are struggling to keep up with customer demand, then in-memory computing may be the solution you need to take performance and scale to the next level. Yesterday’s…
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Thursday, January 19, 2017 | Rachel Pedreschi
As GridGain Systems Solution Architects, Christos Erotocritou and I have helped numerous customers get started with Apache® Ignite™ and GridGain. During this 1-hour webinar, we will share answers to the most common questions asked prior to deployment. We will also provide guidance that will save you time and make deploying GridGain or Apache Ignite a more enjoyable experience. Deploying Apache…
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | Terry Erisman
The Call for Proposals for the In-Memory Computing Summit (IMCS) Europe is now open. The first annual IMCS Europe is June 20-21, 2017 at the Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre. The Call for Proposals will end on February 27, 2017. Conference registrations are now open as well with Super Saver registration discounts available now until April 23, 2017. The In-Memory Computing Summit (IMCS) is…
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Microservices on Top of an In-Memory Data Grid: Part II
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 | Denis Magda
This blog post is the second one in the series of articles that provides a step-by-step guide on how to build a fault-tolerant and scalable microservices-based solution relying on an In-Memory Data Grid (IMDG) like Apache Ignite In-Memory Data Fabric. In the first post one of the possible architectures was presented and explained as a system consisted of the following layers: Apache…
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 | Terry Erisman
Misys, a Leading FinTech Firm, Uses the GridGain In-Memory Computing Platform Misys, a London-based financial services software (fintech) company, is relying on the GridGain Enterprise Edition to enable high performance, real-time data processing of massive amounts of trade and transaction date. Misys solutions are used by 48 of the world's largest 50 banks. The Misys financial technology (…
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Enable Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology with In-Memory Computing Webinar Recap
Monday, January 9, 2017 | Eric Karpman
Bitcoin and Blockchain technology has driven a lot of discussions around its possible use within the banking and financial services industries. According to analysts, 80% of top banks have launched experimental Blockchain projects. While an estimated 15% of these banks will likely launch new Blockchain-based services into the mass market in the next 12-24 months, an enormous investment in new…
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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 | Tatiana Staffaroni
In the world of financial uncertainty, assets and wealth management remains a popular segment of the financial services industry. In the recent years, there has been a shift in customer demographics with younger clientele entering the market. This shift resulted in higher demand for alternative ways of placing and managing financial holdings. The technology, being the most important driving force…
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 | Terry Erisman
The number of smart devices making up the Internet of Things (IoT) has soared. From traditional printers and scanners to refrigerators, from smart watches and clothing to self-driving cars and drones, Gartner expects the IoT to include over 20 billion connected things by 2020. With all these connected devices transmitting information that needs to be analyzed, companies will need to deploy data…
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