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Terry Erisman

Terry Erisman
EVP of Marketing & Alliances, GridGain Systems
Yesterday InfoQ published an interview with GridGain Systems CTO Nikita Ivanov that, in a nutshell, is an excellent Apache Ignite technical primer for financial services and fintech companies. When asked for a use case, Nikita replied: “The flagship use case for Apache® Ignite™ is any high-performance task in financial services, especially financial services and fintech companies. For these…
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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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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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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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GridGain Systems was pleased to sponsor the AWS re:Invent conference last week in Las Vegas. The event was very well attended with over 30,000 people gathering for a week of everything AWS. Similar to last year, the energy at the conference was very high as crowds flooded the conference hotels, meeting rooms and exhibit area (see the image below showing our red and white GridGain Systems booth in…
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When securities prices move, trading firms can make more money the faster they react. High-frequency securities trading is now the norm and financial services firms are incentivized to maximize the performance of their high-frequency trading infrastructure. Performance plays a critical role in each basic step of high-frequency securities trading, including obtaining market information, processing…
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I am pleased to announce the launch of the In-Memory Computing Planet (IMCPlanet.org) website. IMCPlanet is a moderated community portal that encourages information sharing among in-memory computing community members. The IMCPlanet.org website consolidates in-memory computing blogs and events from around the world, providing the in-memory computing community with a centralized location where they…
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Banks and other financial services firms face a slow economic recovery, pessimistic economic forecasts worldwide, demands to improve their balance sheets, and more. As a result, banks are cutting costs, restructuring, optimizing business lines, and exiting less profitable activities – all while under pressure to satisfy new compliance regulations designed to protect against another economic…
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