Authored on: Mar 26, 2012
Download Cloud computing's promise of on-demand service provisioning, economies of scale, and a service-level driven customer experience has intersected with a strategic inflection point in the capital markets. Capital markets' customers require solutions that encompass both virtual and non-virtualized resources, built from the enterprise-class technologies and architectures they've learned they can depend on with their critical data and business operations. Participants across the industry are driving for more aggressive cost reduction, while seeking to enhance the agility of their enterprises though service-driven technical and business architectures. Issues such as end-to-end performance and availability are paramount to leveraging the promise of cloud computing in this segment.